Sunday, 4 September 2016

Additional Training Workshops | Multi Award Winning Platinum PADI Course Director Holly | IDC Gili Islands

During the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) with Platinum PADI Course Director Holly Macleod candidates will receive a level of training far beyond that generally found within Industry. As well as providing the required PADI IDC syllabus, Multi Award Winning Platinum PADI Course Director Holly Macleod has devised a number of additional components on the program designed to not only provide the highest quality of professional dive education.

The program is offered every month at Trawangan Dive; the first PADI 5 Star IDC Career Development Center (CDC) to be established in the Gili Islands.

The dive center is physically one of the largest on Gili Trawangan and is one of the highest scuba certifiers within Indonesia meaning that once the IDC is finished new instructor will get the chance to team teach alongside highly experienced PADI scuba diving instructors. Professional level divers will find the very best of world class facilities on offer creating the perfect instructor level training facilities. All of this combined with the very best of training available.

The PADI Instructor Development Course in the Gili Islands is entirely run by Holly Macleod, who has a massive reputation for instructor level training within the recreational diving industry. Having won multiple industry awards including those for the overall quality of her instructor training programs and her sheer commitment to the recreational diving industry.

Having a wealth of experience within the dive training industry and having worked in a multitude of dive related work roles in many of the international diving destinations around the world she is perfectly positioned to advise new scuba diving Instructor about potential job opportunities and what to expect from potential positions within specific geographical locations. During the program there are a number of unique workshops which have been designed in accordance with her extensive experience to enhance the quality of training provide and to add some additional information to help new instructors with the transition into working life.
During the course candidates are introduced to the PADI Online Systems; therefore looking a everything from looking at the online classifieds to certifying students through the PADI PIC online system

DSD Conduct and Conduct workshop are included in the PADI IDC Syllabus, but during the program this will be extended allowing candidates to practice methods of conducting the Discover Scuba Diving Program in the safest possible way whilst providing the best possible underwater experience.
Additional workshops include dive site set up and management workshops, student control workshops which are designed to teach candidates how to set up their training site to conduct the particular program they wish to teach. For example taking a Discover Scuba Diving Participant on an underwater experience requires a different setup and procedure than dive 1 of the Open Water Course where the students are still entering Open Water for the first time. Similarly, Advanced Open Water Diver Students are more experienced and therefore require an entirely new setup, procedure and conduct. These PADI IDC Indonesia Workshops are conducted in a dry format on the beach and in Open Water.
PADI are always updating the various core components of the syllabus and the latest update is with the Adventures in Diving Program, which is now replaced with the new Advanced Course. During the course in the Gili Islands, candidates will learn aspects of both the old and the new course. Find out more about the changes in the PADI Advanced Course by checking out PADI IDC Indonesia Advanced Workshop.
Other additional features of the program include a range of group based activities, designed to enhance teamwork and sight the value of working within groups. To find out more information about the program check out the PADI IDC Indonesia Fan Page on Facebook, or contact Multi Award Winning Platinum PADI Course Director Holly Macleod directly on

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