Buddy Dive Resort has long been recognized for its professionalism and quality of service. At Buddy Dive Academy we share our knowledge and secrets with divers who want to become PADI Professional Diving Instructors. We're very proud to be the only PADI Career Development Center (CDC) in the Southern Caribbean.

Buddy Dive Academy offers an extensive spectrum of courses, from kids courses like PADI Bubble Maker all the way up to the Instructor Development Course (IDC). We provide continuing education for our instructor candidates, like specialty instructor training after the IDC, and TEC Courses at an instructor level.

The Instructor Development Course (IDC) at Buddy Dive Academy offers the best environment to become a PADI professional in the Caribbean. We have the perfect combination of the most important aspects that will guarantee your success in your IDC and future career as a PADI professional.

The dive operation and instructional staff have earned an industry wide reputation for excellence that enables us to guarantee you 100% success on your Instructor Examination. Workshops and instructional scenarios during your IDC will prepare you for real life as a working PADI professional.

Our Instructor Development programs are 3 days longer than the standard 8 day IDC. This allows our program to be more comprehensive and relaxed than the majority of Instructor Development Courses in the region. Your IDC at Buddy Dive includes a free Preparation Course and we also offer the online option (e-Learning) for candidates who have time limitations.

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2018 IDC Dates

November

Prep Course:
November 25th & 26th

IDC:
November 27th to December 4th

Days off to prepare for examination:
December 5th

Instructor Examination:
December 6th & 7th

2019 IDC Dates

February

Prep Course:
February 4th & 5th

IDC:
February 6th to February 12th

Days off to prepare for examination:
February 13th

Instructor Examination:
February 14th & 15th


April/May

Prep Course:
April 28th & 29th

IDC:
May 30st to May 7th

Days off to prepare for examination:
May 8th

Instructor Examination:
May 9th & 10th


August

Prep Course:
August 13th & 14th

IDC:
August 14th to 20st

Days off to prepare for examination:
August 21nd

Instructor Examination:
August 22rd & 23th


November

Prep Course:
November 25th & 26th

IDC:
November 27th to December 2nd

Days off to prepare for examination:
December 3rd & December 3th

Instructor Examination:
December 5th & 6th