Why Choose IDC Koh Tao
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PADI IDC - Koh Tao, Thailand
PADI Instructor Course, Divemaster Internship


As one of the most established and progressive dive centers in Thailand, IDC Koh Tao @ Crystal Dive Resort has built a reputation of professionalism and dedication second to none.


PADI Instructor Course, Koh Tao


We are recognized within the dive industry as one of only a handful of resorts in the country to be awarded the prestigious Career Development Center (CDC) rating from PADI.



Why Choose IDC Koh Tao..??


All Instructor Internship and Divemaster Internship programs conducted by one of the most experienced Dive Crews in Thailand.
Affiliated with Crystal Dive Resort, Koh Tao's award winning dive centre and one of the world’s most successful PADI diving operations.
Koh Tao Island- A "must see" destination and one of the best locations in the world for Pro-Level Divemaster and Instructor training.
All Internships include Coral Reef/Environmental Awareness & Action seminar and workshops conducted by Eco Koh Tao.
DSAT Discover Tech Intro included in all Internship programs.
Intro to Pro Underwater Video included in all Internship programs.
1 year "INDEPTHS" Gold Plus Personal Pro Level comprehensive diving insurance included in all Internship programs.

FREE Diving for Life!

Matt’s unique Pass Guarantee for PADI Instructor Examination!
In the highly unlikely event you are unsuccessful on the IE we will pay for your second IDC & IE. 
Job Placement assistance and CV development workshop.



Our purpose built IDC centre ensures a relaxing and stress free environment conducive to learning. Our air con classrooms makes the perfect setting to sit the IDC alongside our purpose built swimmimg pool, making our IDC’s a relaxing and stress free experience.


PADI Instructor Exam, Koh Tao


Within the complex of the whole IDC Koh Tao @ Crystal Dive Resort experience, all IDC candidates have easy access to all areas of our operations. Being surrounded by a diving environment is a huge benefit to all candidates, as well as providing inspiration to students - future dive professionals!




   IDC News


..  July 2016


Climbing The PADI Pro Ladder - "I'm living the dream. I've got a job that most people are jealous of - I'm a PADI Instructor. Four years ago, I had a stable, 'normal' job, working weekdays, from 8.00am to 6.00pm...."


..  May 2015


2015 PADI Business Academy, Bangkok - "People associate a career in the scuba diving industry with the sun, sea and lots of fun. This of course is true, but to be successful, there are other important aspects of the industry a PADI Professional must master...."


.. April 2015


Is experience necessary to become a successful Dive professional? - "When one starts down a new professional career path, the urge to jump right in at the deep end is sometimes overwhelming. In most professions, this works very well but when it comes to SCUBA diving...."
Who are PADI? - "The most common statement I hear from customers over the 17 years I have been a PADI Member is "I want to do my PADI". This is of course the world’s most popular entry level scuba training course...."


Koh Tao IDC Schedules...


IDC Koh Tao @ Crystal Dive Resort
Mae Haad Beach, Koh Tao, Thailand
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