PADI IDC Schedule

So you have decided to go pro with Cydive, now plan your dates with our PADI IDC Schedule.


Instructor Preparation Course
IE Location
April 17-19
April 20-28
April 29-30
June 12-14
June 15-23
June 24-25
Sept 11-13
Sept 14-22
Sept 23-24
Limassol/Ayia Napa
Nov 20-22
Nov 23- Dec 01
Dec 02-03

Typical PADI IDC Schedule

Day Course
1-3 IDC Preparation Course
4-6 Assistant Instructor (AI)
7 Emergency First Response Instructor (EFRI) /Rest Day
8-12 Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI)
13 Mock IE
14-15 Instructor Exam (IE)
15 IE Party!
16 Rest Day
17 onwards Specialty Instructor Ratings (optional)

Please note: Schedule subject to change
Specialty Instructor ratings may be integrated into Days 1-13

Please note that Assistant Instructor and EFRI courses can also be taught at any time. Even the Cydive IDC can sometimes be taught on demand and it may be possible to arrange one-on-one courses.

Rest days may also be scheduled, and these can also be used as study days or skill practice days with the IDC staff, or you can go on dives with Cydive, usually you will get some FREE dives with your package!