Tag Archives: IDC

PADI IDC at IDP and Atmosphere Resorts & Spa in the Philippines

In December 2018, I started to plan for my PADI IDC (Instructor Development Course). After living in Shanghai for 14 years, working in marketing & PR for 8 years and daydreaming of island diving life for 4 years, I knew it was time to change. And doing my IDC was how to start it. I asked a few dive instructor friends from Malaysia and Indonesia, and they all pointed to IDP (Instructor Development Philippines)! Looking back at this journey now, I feel so lucky to have done my IDC with IDP. Here are the reasons and also why I would …

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PADI Course Director, Atmosphere Resorts, Philippines

We are delighted to congratulate Tracy Chan who passed her CDTC examination in Malaysia last week. Tracy has been with Atmosphere for two years as the Regional Sales Manager for China and Hong Kong. She is also our Chinese-speaking Dive Instructor. Over the past year, Tracy has worked very hard towards reaching the prestigious rating of Course Director and we are very excited that Instructor Development Philippines now has 4 Course Directors in-house. We have two big IDC’s ahead of us this fall, so we’ll keep Tracy busy!

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The greatest reward - blog from a PADI Course Director

When our next PADI IDC begins in September, not only the candidates have to come prepared. As a Course Director, Gabrielle knows about all the hard work behind those two fun but tough weeks… Let’s hear what she has to say. This is my first time to write a blog… Not being the social networking person, when asked to write one I had to ask what a blog was… so here’s hoping I have it right! Most of the time when you see a blog about a PADI Instructor Development Course it is usually from the candidates’ perspective, but I …

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