PADI IDC Preparation Course
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A fantastic and really well-run, professional dive training centre. I was made to feel part of the Go PRO Spain family as well as being trained to the very best standards.Jenny Palmer,
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So you're struggling to explain the difference between hypocapnia and hypercapnia? Having trouble with how the partial pressure of oxygen at 30 metres is 0.84ppO2? Perhaps your hover isn’t quite like you saw it on the PADI DVD…
During the IDC & IE you will need to demonstrate top quality diving skills plus total competence in dive theory to an even higher level than what you gained in your Divemaster course. That's why the IDC Preparation Course is the perfect way to get you feeling confident and ready for the 12 days ahead.
What You Learn
The IDC Preparation Course offers a thorough review of your knowledge of the five main areas of dive theory – Physics; Physiology; Dive Equipment; Recreational Dive Planner and General Skills & the Environment – as well as the 24 Basic Confined Water Skills.
Although the course can be tailored to your needs and focus on areas you feel are not as strong as others, it is divided into two days:
Day 1 - Classroom work, in which you will have lectures on theory, take sample exams and review any doubts you might have with repeated practice.
Day 2 - Pool sessions, in which you will be assessed on your current skills with repeated practice. Also includes a Rescue Workshop.
What You Need
The PADI Divemaster Crew Pack plus the Diving Knowledge Workbook. All core PADI course manuals (Open Water Diver, Advanced and Rescue Diver) will be of great help too. The Divemaster Pack of materials includes:
- The Encyclopeadia of Recreational Diving
- Divemaster slates
- PADI Divemaster Manual
- eRDP Multilevel calculator
You also have the option to take Dive Theory Online to sharpen up your dive knowledge.
Want to gain some essential experience to compliment your Divemaster training before signing up for the IDC? Check out the very popular Simply Diving Divemaster Internship Programme [PDF, 150kb].
€195,00 Book online now
Please note: All course prices include full diving equipment rental, transportation to and from confined and open water dive sites in one of our air-conditioned mini-buses, light refreshments.
Extras: Educational materials and diving equipment can be purchased from the Simply Diving shop.
Need To Know
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Go PRO Spain Courses
- PADI Divemaster
- IDC Preparation
- PADI Assistant Instructor
- PADI EFR Instructor
- The Instructor Development Course & Instructor Examination
- PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor
- PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
- PADI Specialty Instructor
- PADI IDC Staff Instructor
Health & Fitness
You don’t have to be an athlete to become a PADI Pro, but it helps to have a good level of fitness.
Before signing up for any PADI professional level course, you will be required to complete and sign the standard PADI Medical Questionnaire [PDF, 120KB] and have a medical certificate signed by a doctor.
We recommend taking the form to your doctor for completion before you travel to Spain.
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