Diving Instructor Courses on Koh Tao

Time for a Change of Lifestyle?

Koh Tao Thailand– Tired from Working from nine to five? Sick of waiting until you can go on Holiday? With a Career in Diving you will live in a never ending vacation whilst getting paid for it! There are many opportunities waiting for you in the Dive Industry and here on Koh Tao in Thailand we can make it happen!

As a PADI Pro Diver you can manage dive schools, dive boats, assist PADI Dive courses , lead Fun Divers and Teach people diving! PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors travel across the globe and it’s really special to be able to call the most beautiful and amazing place in the world your office… Join us!

IDC Koh Tao Thailand presents the:Change of Life-Style Package

The Change of Life-Style Package takes you from a non-diver to a very experienced diving instructor. There is no better way to start your diving career then doing your C.O.L.

This new all-inclusive Package includes:

  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Emergency First Responder
  • Rescue Diver
  • Divemaster
  • Open Water Scuba Instructor -OWSI (IDC)
  • Master Scuba Diver Trainer (Specialty Instructor)
  • Internship Program with Sairee Cottage Diving on Koh Tao


All courses are inclusive:

  • PADI Manuals
  • Divemaster Crew Pack
  • IDC Crew Pack
  • EFR Instructor Manual
  • Go Pro T-Shirt
  • Free Lunch during the IDC
  • Free Emergency O2 Provider Instructor Course
  • Free Preparation Course

Duration: 10 Months
Price: 158,600 Baht


If you already are a certified diver

If you already are a certified Open Water Diver:
Price: 148,830 Baht

If you already are a certified Advanced Open Water Diver:
Price: 140,330- Baht

If you already are a certified Rescue Diver:
Price: 127,460 Baht

Duration: 4 to 8 months
(This depends when you did your Open Water Diver course. There has to be a period of 6 months between the Open Water Diver course and the IDC)


The PADI fees:

(need to be paid by credit card to PADI on completion of the courses)

  • Divemaster = 196 Australian Dollars
  • OWSI Instructor = 249 Australian Dollars
  • EFR Instructor = 172 Australian Dollars
  • Instructor Exam (IE) = 865 Australian Dollars
  • Specialty Instructor = 99 Australian Dollars per Specialty rating (minimum 5)
  • MSDT = 134 AUD

Want to go even further? Then join the PADI IDC Staff Instructor course

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