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Instructor Development Course

75,001 (inc GST)

Be ready for a new life! As a PADI Instructor, you’ll be part of the largest, most widely recognized scuba training organization in the world,you will get the opportunity to share your passion introducing new divers to our underwater world. Temple Adventures is the Premier 5 stars Instructor Development Course Centre on mainland India – our courses are run by PADI Course Director and Technical Instructor Trainer Walter Schmitt, aided by PADI IDC Staff Instructors and Master Instructors. Courses can be taught in English, French, German, Spanish, Tamil and Hindi.



You are now a qualified Diving Instructor!

By signing up for and completing your Instructor level professional certification with Temple's Platinum Dive Pro team, you will be learning from the best of the best, and accelerate to your goal of becoming a teacher of your own diving students!

Using our international quality infrastructure of classroom, boats, vehicles, compressor systems, retail showroom, and constant dive students, you can get access to the real lifestyle of a diving instructor, and hands on experience all through your training program.

Add on any specialties you also want to teach, and our trainer trainers will be happy to assist you and the rest of the candidates in teaching courses like Deep, Nitrox, DPV, Sidemount, Wreck, etc

We also do provide job placement for the stars of each class, right here in our HQ in Pondicherry. A great way to join our team is to sign up for a professional instructor program, excel and show us how great you can be. We love to meet and train rising talent.


  • Option 1: Assist. Instructor + EFRI
  • Option 2: Divemaster + Current EFR
  • Start: 60 logged dives
  • Cert.: 100 logged dives


Equipment: Prices do not include gear rental,Instructors need to own their own complete set of gear. however a complete set of gear can be rented for 1000 INR a day.

Crew Pack: All Instructor candidates need to purchase the Instructor Crew Pack, which includes all necessary books and documentation. Instructor Crew packs are available from Temple Adventures

IE Fee: The Instructor Exam (IE) fee payable amounts to 900 AUD.

EFRI: The First Aid Instructor (EFRI) fee payable amounts to 200 AUD.

Application Fee: On completion of your instructor program you will have to submit your Instructor application directly.

For those of you who want to start "from scratch", we also offer instructor internships, in 6+ months, including 100 dives, during which the candidate will work at the Dive Centre on a daily basis


Package Description
Zero to Instructor OW + Advanced + Rescue + EFR + Divemaster + Assistant Instr. + EFRI + Instructor
Zero to Instructor Premium Previous package + EANx Nitrox + Deep
Zero to Instructor Platinum (8-12 months) Previous package + Deep, Nitrox, Photography, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Drift Specialty Instructor ratings + 150 dives instead of 100
Zero to Master Scuba Diver Trainer (12 months+) Previous package + + Guidance for your first 25 cert. + 200 dives instead of 150

Email us at dive@templeadventures.com for more information on the above options

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