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 – 16:00 Swiss-Belresort Watu Jimbar
16 Sep Cairns, Australia 9:00 – 16:00 Holiday Inn Esplanade
18 Sep Sydney, Australia 9:00 – 16:00 Stamford Airport Hotel
25 Sep Auckland, New Zealand 9:00 – 16:00 Novotel Auckland Airport
1 Oct Koh Tao, Thailand 9:00 – 16:00 Regal Resort
3 Oct Phuket, Thailand 9:00 – 16:00 Alpina Phuket Nalina Resort
5 Oct Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 9:00 – 16:00 Holiday Inn Glenmarie
10 Oct Manila, Philippines 9:00 – 16:00 TBA
12 Oct Cebu, Philippines 9:00 – 16:00 Pacific Cebu Resort
15 Oct Hong Kong 15:00 – 22:00 Cityview Hotel
17 Oct Shanghai, China 9:00 – 16:00 Intercontinental National Conference Centre
19 Oct Taipei, Taiwan 9:00 – 16:00 The Howard Hotel
4 Nov Jeju, South Korea 9:00 – 16:00 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 atinstdev@padi.com.au 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

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

PADI Instructor Examinations for October 2018

2/10/2018 | Gili Islands, Indonesia


3/10/2018 | El Nido, Philippines

3/10/2018 | Whitianga, New Zealand


5/10/2018 | Gangneung, South Korea


6/10/2018 | Dumaguete, Philippines


6/10/2018 | Northland, New Zealand


8/10/2018 | Huludao, China

9/10/2018 | Malapascua, Philippines


13/10/2018 | Cairns, Australia


13/10/2018 | Phuket, Thailand


13/10/2018 | Nanning, China


16/10/2018 | Gold Coast, Australia


16/10/2018 | Koh Tao, Thailand


20/10/2018 | Sanya, China


20/10/2018 | Singapore


22/10/2018 | Coron, Philippines

27/10/2018 | Tioman Island, Malaysia


27/10/2018 | Hong Kong

PADI Instructor Examinations for September 2018

Uljin, South Korea | 1/09/2018Hoi An, Vietnam | 8/09/2018

Cebu, Philippines | 12/09/2018

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia | 12/09/2018

Pattaya, Thailand | 12/09/2018

Phuket, Thailand | 15/09/2018

Bohol, Philippines | 15/09/2018

Qingdao, China | 15/09/2018

Havelock Island, India | 16/09/2018

Koh Tao, Thailand | 18/09/2018

Puerto Galera, Philippines | 18/09/2018

Semporna, Malaysia | 21/09/2018

Xu Yi, China | 21/09/2018

Kunming, China | 21/09/2018

Perhentian, Malaysia | 24/09/2018

Amed, Indonesia | 26/09/2018

Lembongan, Indonesia | 26/09/2018

Bali, Indonesia  | 29/09/2018

Perth, Australia | 29/09/2018

PADI Instructor Examinations for August 2018

2 August | Lembongan, Indonesia


4 August | Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia


4 August | Bohol, Philippines


7 August | Semporna, Malaysia


7 August | Moalboal, Philippines


9 August | Wenzhou, China


10 August | Malapascua, Philippines


11 August | Sanya, China


11 August | Tioman Island, Malaysia


11 August | Hong Kong


18 August | Cairns, Australia


18 August | Phuket, Thailand


21 August | Koh Tao, Thailand


25 August | Sydney, Australia


25 August | Tianjin, China


25 August | Bali, Indonesia


25 August | Nha Trang, Vietnam


29 August | Lembongan, Indonesia


31 August | Taipei, Taiwan

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