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Instructor Development Philippines

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Address: Dauin, Dauin, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental 6217, Philippines
Phone Number:
+63 917 314 1778

Professional level scuba diver training.

PADI Instructor Development...

Professional level scuba diver training.

PADI Instructor Development Courses (IDC), PADI Divemaster Internships, Specialty Instructor Ratings, and Emergency First Response Instructor Courses.

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When 1+1 is more than 2. Its right here at Instructor Development Philippines!

I'd like to recommend the Instructor Development Philippines(IDP)! I took part in IDP during 8th-17th May 2016 Key points for you to know: 1. Two super experienced course... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2016
Dauin, Philippines
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Dauin, Philippines
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

I'd like to recommend the Instructor Development Philippines(IDP)! I took part in IDP during 8th-17th May 2016 Key points for you to know: 1. Two super experienced course directors - thank you Tim and Gaby 2. Two highly professional IDC staff instructor teams - thank you Rae, Berlinda, Marco, Julia, Ulrica and Tracey 3. Perfect organization between two PADI 5*... More 

Thank Wesley_Diver
York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 March 2015

Did my Staff Instructor Course through Instructor Development Philippines and I am overjoyed that I chose to do it here. Zoe and Tim were a huge help throughout booking it all and organising the trip, also a big thanks to Adam for dealing with the hassle of the materials I needed!! Tim and Gaby run a very very good program... More 

Thank SamRobertshaw
Hong Kong
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Reviewed 19 December 2014

I staffed (assisted) with IDP for their December IDC. I have staffed 3 IDCs prior and had a big choice of programs. I chose IDP for the professionalism, structure, experience and versatility - 2 CDs, 2 very different places. It was a great learning experience and I am proud to have been part of this IDC. If you are looking... More 

Thank Don D
Kihikihi Town District, null, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 November 2014

It was a very amazing experience to do. Two exelent course directors Gabie and Tim who prepared us very well for the IE. I had the best class mate ever it was such a nice group hope to see you all someday. Best dive site also. Apo island Mainit and all the other. Just come and visit philippines its amazing... More 

Thank Jonathan D
Ubud, Indonesia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 6 November 2014

Doing my IDC this September was just an amazing experience!!! Instructor Development Philippines (IDP) is a partnership between Liquid Dumaguete and Atmosphere Resorts both 5* IDC Dive Resorts. Joining IDP gave me the great opportunity of having not 1.... but 2 great Course Directors: Tim Latimer (owner of Liquid Dive Resort) and Gabrielle Holder (owner of Atmosphere resorts). Besides 2... More 

Thank Caremi E
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Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

I did my IDC in May/June 2014. It was a highly experienced team of two course directors and three IDC staff instructors taking us through the course. Instructor Development Philippines (IDP) prepare you for the IE. That's what they promise and that's what they do! They are extremely professional and detail oriented, and they always have your best interest in... More 

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Grenoble, France
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

I strongly recommend Instructor Development Philippines for all divers who want to join the IDC and become a diving instructor. The IDC training is lot of work but we also had so much fun thanks to the great team of Instructor Development Philippines - very professional team but also very warm and friendly. The course directors spend lot of time... More 

Thank S0phieMa
Manila, Philippines
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 May 2014

The instructors are absolutely amazing, they speak amazing english, they are so much fun and amazing teachers

Thank treise2014
Grafton, Massachusetts, United States
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Reviewed 14 February 2014

I just finished my PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor credentials with Instructor Development Philippines (IDP) and I can’t speak highly enough of the experience. Tim Latimer (Liquid’s Course Director) and Gabrielle (Gabby) Holder (Course Director at Atmosphere Resorts) are almost more concerned about developing reputable instructors than their own students! For the sake of other prospective instructors, I’d like to... More 

Thank Noah D

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