Posts Tagged ‘PADI IDC’

The Journey to Becoming a PADI Instructor, Part 4

Friday, February 12th, 2016

“My world changed the minute I decided to become a PADI Open Water Diver. Little did I know that I would one day I would be traveling and diving around the world for a living. My PADI allows me to follow my passion.” – Nadia Aly In the conclusion of […]

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Tecrec Courses Cyprus

Monday, November 4th, 2013

TecRec Courses In Cyprus

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The Intro to Tech course or PADI TecRec Courses

Tec Rec courses is the perfect course for divers who have heard about technical diving and want to find out more about this exciting branch of tec diving, while staying inside of recreational diving limits. These tecrec courses walks students through the special techniques, planning procedures and skills that set technical diving apart from traditional sport diving. You will learn a deeper understanding of the techniques and procedures of tecrec diving.

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During tecrec courses, It will show you how to improve their dive planning methods, buoyancy control, in-water skills and proper gear configurations, in a non-threatening and fun learning environment. The skills learned during this course will increase the student’s self-confidence and notably decrease anxiety as divers move forward through the technical diving courses. You will become a more confident diver with your buoyancy and skill level.

How To Get Your TecRec, Go Deeper! 

If you’re interested in technical diving, but you’re not familiar with the gear and equipment then the PADI Tec 40 Course is a great introduction. You will have the option to try a twinset back mounted tanks or Dive with x-Deep sidemount configuration. This first part of the PADI Tec Deep Diver courses 4 dives. The first dive can be carried out in a pool, then open water dives.

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What do I need to start?

  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent
  • PADI Enriched Air Diver or equivalent
  • PADI Deep Diver or equivalent
  • Have a minimum of 30 logged dives with at least 10 dives on nitrox (enriched air) to more than 18 metres.
  • Have a medical form signed by a physician

What will I do?

You will use desktop decompression software and dive computers to plan and execute decompression dives with a maximum 10 minutes of total decompression to up to 40m. You will use a single decompression gas with unto 50% oxygen to add conservatism to your require decompression.

What’s included in the course fee?

During the course you will use the PADI Tec Deep crew pack which is included in your course fee. These materials will introduce the technical diving equipment, the terminology, emergency procedures, decompression and stage cylinders, gas planning and executing the dives. The course materials include the PADI Tec Deep manual, a dive planning checklist and planning slate. If you wish you can purchase the optional Equipment Set-Up and Key Skills DVD which is a great tool and resource which will allow you to review skills after the course. You will use these materials through the Tec 45 and Tec 50 course as well.

What’s next?

The PADI Tec 40 course is a great starting point for your technical diving and from this point you will be able to enroll onto the PADI Tec 45 or PADI Tec 45 course.

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PADI Instructor Development Course 2014

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

PADI Instructor Development Course April 2014

It’s About Life Transformations — Both Yours And Those Around You!

It’s About Life Transformations — Both Yours And Those Around You!

The objective of the Padi Instructor Development Course (PADI IDC) is to fully prepare candidates to become a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI). The Padi Instructor Development Course consists of presentations, confined and open water workshops, discussions and Padi IDC candidate teaching presentations in a classroom.

The FULL Padi IDC has two parts; the Padi Assistant Instructor course (PADI AI) and the Open Water Scuba Instructor course (PADI OWSI). Once these have been completed, candidates will then attend the Padi Instructor Examination (PADI IE), which is held over two days.

The Padi AI course introduces the PADI system of educational methodology and develops the Padi IDC candidates teaching abilities in the classroom, pool and open water. The Padi Assistant Instructor concentrates on the courses that Padi Assistant Instructors can teach. Once completed, candidates can then enroll on an Padi OWSI course.

The Padi OWSI course further develops candidates’ teaching abilities and skills. The complete PADI educational system is explored and candidates are prepared for the Padi IE that follows at the end of the Padi Instructor Development Course. Once a full Padi Instructor Development Course is completed , the candidates can attend an Padi IE.

During the Padi IE, candidates are evaluated on their skills, knowledge and teaching abilities. Successful candidates will become a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor. Take a look here for PADI Exam Revision to help you pass your PADI IDC and IE Exams when you attend your PADI Instructor Development Course.