PADI Professional Trainings

You live for diving and want to live from it too; we offer PADI professional trainings that will allow you to share your passion.
We offer professional trainings from the Divemaster to the PADI I.D.C Staff and obviously the IDC (Instructor Development Course) that reunites the AI (Instructor Assistant) and the OWSI (Open Water Scuba Instructor).

All trainings can be delivered in English, French or Spanish.
The teaching equipment (table, book, workbook) being mandatory, you will have the chance to buy it directly at the Shop.

You also have the possibility to reunite several trainings in advantageous packages. Please check our rates and packages.

For your IDC (Instructor Development Course) Training, we offer you Playa del Carmen.

We offer various formulas :

  • just the courses
  • courses + teaching aid
  • courses + half-board accommodation

The accommodation is on the same spot as the training at the Plaza hotel by Phocea located just facing the Dive Center,

The GoPro’s certifications

Divemaster (DM)

The Divemaster certification is the very first step to your PADI diving professional career. The PADI Divemaster is a certification delivered by the international PADI organization.

You will improve your diving theoretical knowledge by learning PADI pedagogy as you begin to supervise students during courses or guide certified divers during dives.

Divemaster is the first level of the professional path before becoming an Instructor.

Assistant Instructeur (AI)

You wish to step further in your diving career, or you want to initiate yourself in teaching scuba diving, as an Assistant Instructor you will be able to gain the necessary experience to follow the Instructor training.

We remind you that if you have enough experience, you can group the Assistant Instructor and the Open Water Scuba Instructor training courses in just one course called IDC (Instructor Development Course).

Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI)

You wish to teach the art of scuba diving and make people discover a wonderful world. As a PADI Scuba Diving Instructor, you will be able to carry out all these activities.

We remind you that if you have enough experience, you can group the Assistant Instructor and the Open Water Scuba Instructor training courses in just one course called IDC (Instructor Development Course).

Instructor Development Course (IDC)

It is the easiest way to become a PADI Instructor. The PADI Instructor Development Course, usually known as IDC, is the keystone of the Instructors’ training process. During this course, you will apply the diving skills and theoretical knowledge while learning how to use the PADI system.

Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT)

Become an Instructor of at least 5 different specialties to improve your skills and widen your horizon.

You will have the opportunity to diversify your activities and to be more competitive on the professional market.

Emergency First Response Instructeur (EFRI)

This course will allow you to teach the Primary and Secondary Care Courses, and thus provide you with all the necessary tools for a real success in your career. This certification is mandatory to sit for the Instructor Examination (IE).

IDC Staff Instructor

As an IDC Staff Instructor, you will be able to participate in PADI Instructor trainings and certify Assistant Instructors.

During your training, you will have the opportunity to assist a PADI Course Director.

Instructor TecRec Deep DSAT

You are passionate about technical diving and want to become an instructor for this activity: our team of professionals invites you to participate in the DSAT Tec Instructor, TecRec Instructor, TecSidemount, and very soon TecTrimix Instructor trainings.

Certifications rates

Confident on our professionalism and the quality of our PADI trainings, we are the only IDC Centre in the area to guarantee 100% SUCCESS in the Instructor Examination. In case of failure, Phocea Mexico will pay the fees associated to a new application for the examination (IE).

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