SCUBA Diving Instructors / Your Teachers

Tim Latimer
Name:
Tim Latimer
Languages spoken:
English
Highest certification level:
Course Director / Instructor Trainer
Certification level mentioned above since:
2013
Number of courses per year:
7
Additional information:
2018 PADI Platinum Course Director
Website:
www.instructordevelopmentphilippines.com (Please mention Dive o'clock)
Gabrielle Holder
Name:
Gabrielle Holder
Languages spoken:
English
Highest certification level:
Course Director / Instructor Trainer
Certification level mentioned above since:
2004
Number of courses per year:
7
Additional information:
2017 PADI Silver Course Director
Website:
www.instructordevelopmentphilippines.com (Please mention Dive o'clock)
Berlinda Koolen
Name:
Berlinda Koolen
Languages spoken:
Dutch, English
Highest certification level:
Course Director / Instructor Trainer
Certification level mentioned above since:
2017
Number of courses per year:
7
Additional information:
2018 PADI Platinum Course Director
Website:
www.instructordevelopmentphilippines.com (Please mention Dive o'clock)

SCUBA Diving Center

Name SCUBA Diving Center:
Instructor Development Philippines
Website SCUBA Diving Center:
www.instructordevelopmentphilippines.com (Please mention Dive o'clock)
Country:
Philippines
Island/State/City:
Dauin
Green Fins Member:
No

Teaching and Diving Conditions

Confined water dives (confined open water or swimming pool):
Two private pools
Open water dive conditions:
Tropical water diving with 15-30m visibility at 27-29 C year round. Shore diving & boat diving.
Classroom details:
Two designated IDC classrooms with a personal tablet for each candidate with all PADI Touch products and manuals, airconditioning, WiFi, water/coffee/tea, snacks, large SMART TV's with HDMI, whiteboards, private desk each.
Things to see on fun dives:
10 free fun dives included in every package! Apo Island is world famous for its well preserved coral reef. Dauin has great macro diving with hairy frogfish, wonderpus, mimic octopus, flamboyant cuttlefish, etc. Sumilon Island is a day trip and offers nice reefs with blacktip and whitetip reefshark.
House Reef:
Yes

Additional SCUBA Diving Courses at this Dive Center

Technical diving courses:
Yes
Sidemount, Advanced Nitrox and Deco as well as the more extended range courses available.
Free diving courses:
No
Business related courses:
Yes
Two day dive center management program of two different PADI 5* Career Development Centers, a CV writing clinic and job assistance.
Marine conservation courses and projects:
Yes
All of our IDC's include the Project AWARE Dive Against Debris specialty. Each Monday we do beach cleanups on the house reefs accompanied by monthly cleanup dives. We feel that part of being a PADI Instructor means contributing to the environment.
Internships:
Yes
All our candidates have the opportunity to add a 2 week complimentary ‘Learn to Teach Program’, which can be taken before/after your IDC. This program gives you the opportunity to assist our instructors on courses, teach under supervision and certify your own students while learning from the best!
Other courses:
Yes
Specialty Instructor Training, good package deals available!

Local Prices

(Indication of your other expenses)
How to get to the SCUBA diving center from the airport:
Pickup service from Dumaguete (Sibulan) Airport to Instructor Development Philippines is 40 mins. Alternatively a tricycle is half the price.
Transportation costs of description above:
800 PHP (USD 15.33)
Low budget accommodation (could be a dormitory):
350 PHP (USD 6.71)
Low budget meal in a bar/restaurant:
250 PHP (USD 4.79)
Beer in a bar:
60 PHP (USD 1.15)

Dive Professional Course Package

SCUBA Diving package:
PADI 5* Instructor Development Course
Website:
instructordevelopmentphilippines.com (Please mention Dive o'clock)
SCUBA Diving professional course level:
Instructor
SCUBA Diving organization / SCUBA certification agency:
PADI

Duration of the SCUBA Diving Course

Number of preparation days
3
Number of course days
10
Number of examination days
2
Total
15

Group Size of Dive Professional Course

Minimum/maximum number of students per dive course:
1 - 16
Average number of students per dive course:
8
Average number of certified assistants (divemaster / staff instructor ) helping:
4

Team of Dive Professionals

How much is done by the dive instructor himself:
We work as a team and there will be several people involved in the teaching / less than half by the same dive professional
Dive instructor joining the students at the exams for support.:
Yes
Additional languages by team of dive professionals:
English, French, German, Spanish, Swedish

Dive Course Price offer

Package price:
60500 PHP (USD 1159.48)
What is included in this dive pro package:
  • Instructor course
Other things that are included in this package:
Emergency O2 Specialty, Dive Against Debris Specialty, 10 free dives, 2 weeks Learn to Teach internship, use of a personal tablet with all PADI Touch products, lunch, t-shirt, cap, stationary kit, IE Party

Starting Dates

03 Mar 2018
09 May 2018
29 Jun 2018
21 Sep 2018
31 Oct 2018
23 Nov 2018
PADI Dive Instructor Course - Dauin, Philippines

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