PADI Instructor Examinations for June 2019

Congratulations to the new PADI Instructors from the Asia Pacific region last month.

Instructor Development Update -2019 PADI Asia Pacific

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Calling all PADI Course Directors and IDC Staff Instructors, join us for the 2019 Instructor Development Update. This update is mandatory for all PADI Course Directors intending to teach the revised Instructor Development Course (IDC). It covers the new IDC standards and curriculum including a review of the new IDC eLearning program and other associated tools. This includes the PADI Course Director Manual, evaluation tools and lesson guides, various workshops that are now part of the IDC and comprehensive evaluation training on the new criteria for Knowledge Development and Confined and Open Water.

The Instructor Development Update will include refreshments and lunch with the exceptions of Hong Kong and Seoul.  Hong Kong and Seoul will start mid to late in the afternoon and run through into the evening with refreshments and dinner.

Topics include:

  • Overview of the Revised IDC and New Materials
  • Standards and Curriculum Overview
  • Using Your Digital Material
  • Evaluation Training – Knowledge Development
  • Evaluation Training – Confined and Open Water

Registration will be available online soon. In the meantime we suggest you select your preferred venue from the options below and secure the date in your calendar.

Instructor Development Update schedule:

Date Location Time Venue
14 Sep Bali, Indonesia 9:00 –
Swiss-Belresort Watu Jimbar
16 Sep Cairns, Australia 9:00 –
Holiday Inn Esplanade
18 Sep Sydney, Australia 9:00 –
Stamford Airport Hotel
25 Sep Auckland, New Zealand 9:00 –
Novotel Auckland Airport
1 Oct Koh Tao, Thailand 9:00 –
Regal Resort
3 Oct Phuket, Thailand 9:00 –
Alpina Phuket Nalina Resort
5 Oct Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 9:00 –
Holiday Inn Glenmarie
10 Oct Manila, Philippines 9:00 – 16:00 Belmont Hotel
12 Oct Cebu, Philippines 9:00 –
Pacific Cebu Resort
15 Oct Hong Kong 15:00 – 22:00 Cityview Hotel
17 Oct Shanghai, China 9:00 –
Noble Center
19 Oct Taipei, Taiwan 9:00 –
The Howard Hotel
4 NovJeju, South Korea 9:00 –
Bareve Hotel Jeju
5 Nov Seoul, South Korea 15:00 – 22:00 Olympic Parktel

Frequent Trainer Programme discounts apply to the CD Update programme fee. A comprehensive materials package is available for purchase at a very favourable price. The package includes materials required for conducting the PADI Instructor level courses and the new digital IDC Crewpak with IDC eLearning.

For more information contact PADI Asia Pacific Instructor Development at or any member of the PADI Asia Pacific Instructor Development department team.

We look forward to seeing you there!

PADI Instructor Examinations for April 2019

3-Apr-19 | Mabul, Malaysia

4-Apr-19 | Khao Lak, Thailand

6-Apr-19 | Bali, Indonesia

6-Apr-19 | Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

8-Apr-19 | Moalboal, Philippines

8-Apr-19 | Lembongan, Indonesia

9-Apr-19 | Gold Coast, Australia

9-Apr-19 | Gili Islands, Indonesia

11-Apr-19 | Malapascua, Philippines

12-Apr-19 | Amed, Indonesia

13-Apr-19 | Sanya, China

13-Apr-19 | Bohol, Philippines

13-Apr-19 | Semporna, Malaysia

14-Apr-19 | Dumaguete, Philippines

20-Apr-19 | Phuket, Thailand

20-Apr-19 | Shenzhen, China

23-Apr-19 | Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

23-Apr-19 | Koh Tao, Thailand

26-Apr-19 | Koh Lanta, Thailand

27-Apr-19 | Jeju Island, South Korea

27-Apr-19 | Jakarta, Indonesia

PADI Instructor Examinations for March 2019

1-Mar-19 | Koh Phi Phi, Thailand

2-Mar-19 | Bali, Indonesia

2-Mar-19 | Nadi, Fiji

5-Mar-19 | Gili Islands, Indonesia

8-Mar-19 | Dumaguete, Philippines

8-Mar-19 | Kenting, Taiwan

10-Mar-19 | Koh Chang, Thailand

10-Mar-19 | Bangkok, Thailand

13-Mar-19 | Pattaya, Thailand

14-Mar-19 | El Nido, Philippines

15-Mar-19 | Goa, India

16-Mar-19 | Phuket, Thailand

16-Mar-19 | Lembongan, Indonesia

19-Mar-19 | Koh Tao, Thailand

20-Mar-19 | Manado, Indonesia

20-Mar-19 | Subic Bay, Philippines

20-Mar-19 | Cebu, Philippines

23-Mar-19 | Boracay, Philippines

23-Mar-19 | Phu Quoc, Vietnam

26-Mar-19 | Puerto Galera, Philippines

27-Mar-19 | Nha Trang, Vietnam

29-Mar-19 | Santander, Philippines

30-Mar-19 | Sydney, Australia

30-Mar-19 | Tioman Island, Malaysia

30-Mar-19 | Koh Lipe, Thailand

30-Mar-19 | Melbourne, Australia

PADI Instructor Examinations for February 2019

2/02/2019 | Cairns, Australia

2/02/2019 | Bangkok, Thailand

5/02/2019 | Gold Coast, Australia

15/02/2019 | Semporna, Malaysia

15/02/2019 | Moalboal, Philippines

16/02/2019 | Phuket, Thailand

16/02/2019 | Koh Phangan, Thailand

18/02/2019 | Malapascua, Philippines

19/02/2019 | Koh Tao, Thailand

21/02/2019 | Bohol, Philippines

23/02/2019 | Jeju Island, South Korea

23/02/2019 | Singapore 

23/02/2019 | Komodo, Indonesia

23/02/2019 | Adelaide, Australia

27/02/2019 | Khao Lak, Thailand

PADI Instructor Examinations for January 2019

16-Jan-19 | Cebu, Philippines

16-Jan-19 | Koh Lanta, Thailand

16-Jan-19 | Pattaya, Thailand

19-Jan-19 | Phuket, Thailand

22-Jan-19 | Anilao, Philippines

22-Jan-19 | Koh Tao, Thailand

25-Jan-19 | Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

25-Jan-19 | Puerto Galera, Philippines

26-Jan-19 | Bali, Indonesia

26-Jan-19 | Sydney, Australia

26-Jan-19 | Khao Lak, Thailand

26-Jan-19 | Koh Lanta, Thailand

28-Jan-19 | Dumaguete, Philippines

29-Jan-19 | Gili Islands, Indonesia

PADI Instructor Examinations for December 2018

1/12/2018 | Bangkok, Thailand

1/12/2018 | Auckland, New Zealand

1/12/2018 | Jakarta, Indonesia

4/12/2018 | Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

4/12/2018 | Rarotonga, Cook Islands

5/12/2018 | Dili, East Timor

5/12/2018 | Malapascua, Philippines

5/12/2018 | Nha Trang, Vietnam

7/12/2018 | Semporna, Malaysia

8/12/2018 | Dumaguete, Philippines

8/12/2018 | Cairns, Australia

8/12/2018 | Khao Lak, Thailand

8/12/2018 | Bali, Indonesia

8/12/2018 | Phu Quoc, Vietnam

11/12/2018 | Gold Coast, Australia

11/12/2018 | Anilao, Philippines

11/12/2018 | Gili Islands, Indonesia

13/12/2018 | El Nido, Philippines

14/12/2018 | Lembongan, Indonesia

15/12/2018 | Phuket, Thailand

15/12/2018 | Jeju Island, South Korea

15/12/2018 | Singapore

16/12/2018 | Bohol, Philippines

16/12/2018 | Manado, Indonesia

18/12/2018 | Koh Tao, Thailand

18/12/2018 | Koh Samui, Thailand

22/12/2018 | Koh Phi Phi, Thailand

Know Your Benefits of PADI Professional Membership

PADI Asia Pacific offers support, consultation and resources designed to help you succeed.

By partnering with PADI you receive:

  • Unparalleled educational programs that are instructionally valid and proven effective.
  • World-class brand recognition.
  • Unsurpassed customer service and dive business knowledge.
  • PADI staff in the field to support you.

Renewing your 2019 PADI Membership, if you already haven’t, ensures you’ll continue to receive these exclusive benefits including the below:

Brand Power – with the PADI System of Diver Education

Non-divers, certified scuba divers and scuba diving leaders seek the PADI brand more than any other. Ask any dive shop owner around the world and they’ll tell you that people don’t always ask to “learn to dive” rather they want to “get their PADI”. As a PADI Member, you are connected to the most recognised and respected brand in diving. Overwhelmingly, divers choose PADI when they look to get their dive certification.

Quality Educational Systems & Products

PADI Pros teach the most recognised and popular system of diver education in the world. As the leading diver training organisation, PADI has provided cutting edge teaching tools – best-in-class courses and materials for the past five decades. As we move into the next 50 years, PADI will be the market leader in digital learning, keeping pace with modern teaching methods and today’s consumer needs and demands. PADI eLearning offerings continue to expand with courses in up to 25 languages.

Better Employment Opportunities

As a PADI Professional, you have the most sought after credentials in the dive industry. There are over 6,500 PADI Dive Shops and Resorts around the world who have issued more than 27 million certifications combined. No other training agency comes close. No matter where you teach in the world, as a PADI Professional you will have better employment and career opportunities.

Superior Consultation, Resources & Customer Service

PADI Members benefit from having market leading consulting services and resources including: Regional Manager – A dedicated PADI representative for your region. Customer Services – Dedicated specialists providing you with unmatched support. Marketing – Comprehensive resources available to assist your marketing efforts. Legal & Risk Management – The industry’s most experienced legal experts. Quality Management – Experienced experts to ensure superior quality. Training & Sales – Experienced training and product consultants. 7 Day Tech Support – Dedicated technology specialists available 7 days a week.

Project AWARE & PADI Pillars of Change

Throughout its deep history, PADI has demonstrated along standing commitment to environmental conservation through its course offerings and alignment with organisations, such as the Project AWARE® Foundation, to protect and preserve our ocean planet. Along with this, PADI is committed to supporting social and environmental efforts through its Pillars of Change, designed to empower divers with information to get involved with causes they care about in tangible ways.

PADI Marketing Campaigns to Help You Succeed

Global and localised campaigns are implemented with varying goals but one clear purpose – to grow the diving industry and introduce more divers to you. Along with broader, global campaigns, each PADI Regional Headquarters implements many online and offline campaigns carefully targeted to non-divers or to existing divers who can continue their education.

Risk Management, Insurance and Legal Assistance

PADI is the only organisation to provide a full-time, in-house risk management staff to assist you in evaluating business practices, teaching techniques and prudent decision-making to enhance the safety and enjoyment of your customers and to help manage the risks associated with running a business, especially a dive business. Whether coaching staff, developing assumption of risk forms or assisting should an incident occur, the risk management team is available.

Member Events, Gift & Communications

Member forums, seminars, workshops, business academies, webinars and other PADI Member only events will help keep you informed and updated – with both physical and online support. When you renew your 2019 membership, you’ll receive a complimentary 2019 online version of the PADI Digital Instructor Manual in the new year. You also will get a subscription to The Undersea Journal®, including the quarterly training bulletin and Surface Interval emails.

PADI’s Pros & Online Services;

Exclusive access to the PADI Pros’ Site and online services including; Online Shopping, PADI Employment Board, Online Processing Center, Pro Chek™ and Dive-Chek®, PADI applications and documents, student counts and pro rating history, marketing resources and materials, training & development resources and more.

The above are just some of the many benefits you will receive as a PADI Member. Specific member benefits will depend on your PADI membership rating level to ensure you receive the best and most appropriate support.

Renew your 2019 PADI Membership to ensure you’ll continue to receive these exclusive benefits:

Contact PADI Customer Service if you have any questions.

PADI Instructor Examinations for November 2018

2-Nov-18 | Komodo, Indonesia

3-Nov-18 | Khao Lak, Thailand

3-Nov-18 | Shenzhen, China

3-Nov-18 | Uljin, South Korea

3-Nov-18 | Auckland, New Zealand

3-Nov-18 | Bali, Indonesia

6-Nov-18 | Gili Islands, Indonesia

7-Nov-18 | Tauranga, New Zealand

9-Nov-18 | Amed, Indonesia

10-Nov-18 | Nha Trang, Vietnam

11-Nov-18 | Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

14-Nov-18 | Ao Nang, Thailand

14-Nov-18 | Koh Chang, Thailand

14-Nov-18 | Wellington, New Zealand

14-Nov-18 | Dunedin, New Zealand

15-Nov-18 | Dumaguete, Philippines

17-Nov-18 | Christchurch, New Zealand

17-Nov-18 | Melbourne, Australia

17-Nov-18 | Sydney, Australia

17-Nov-18 | Papeete, French Polynesia

18-Nov-18 | Bohol, Philippines

20-Nov-18 | Koh Tao, Thailand

21-Nov-18 | Cebu, Philippines

23-Nov-18 | Kenting, Taiwan

24-Nov-18 | Puerto Galera, Philippines

24-Nov-18 | Jeju Island, South Korea

27-Nov-18 | Moalboal, Philippines

27-Nov-18 | Pondicherry, India