Instructor courses for everyone!

PADI IDC Gili Islands conducts every month an Instructor Development Course at PADI Career Development Center Oceans 5 on Gili Air, Indonesia. Oceans 5 is also a DDI Instructor Training Center, a Reef Check facility and a Shark Guardian Dive Center. The in-house PADI Course Director, Sander Buis, doesn’t only teach you just to pass the PADI IDC Gili Islands, he wants you to become a capable and confident instructor!

Welcome to PADI Diving Center Gili Air, Lombok, Indonesia

PADI IDC Gili Islands

IDC Gili Islands in Indonesia!


Ever thought of becoming a PADI Divemaster or a PADI Dive Instructor with IDC Gili Islands?

IDC Dive Resort Oceans 5 on the island of Gili Air, Indonesia offers fantastic internship packages to get you diving like a pro in no time!

Our internship packages are your perfect opportunity to change your life. Follow your dreams and become a professional PADI Divemaster or even a PADI Dive Instructor.


PADI IDC Gili Islands has an 100% passing rate with their PADI IDCs at IDC Dive resort Oceans 5 Gili Air in Indonesia

Take the plunge, become a PADI Instructor or a PADI Divemaster with IDC Gili Islands and teach anywhere in the world.

PADI 5 star Instructor Development (IDC) Dive Resort Oceans 5 and PADI Course Director Sander Buis welcomes you to the Gili Islands IDCs and Divemaster Internships in Indonesia! 

The IDC and Divemaster training will be conducted at IDC Dive Resort Oceans 5 on Gili Air. Their high class facilities make sure you will get the best out of your course. 

To feel relax; to absorb the IDC information is an easy way, the facilities are also important. Oceans 5 has a special designed classroom for only PADI IDCs. The classroom has air con, huge tv, a relax area, coffee corner and free wifi. During the IDC the candidates will spend a lot of time in the classroom. It is a must for every candidate to have his/her own space for his/her materials to get the best out of the IDC.


Gili Islands PADI IDC runs every month a PADI IDC with Course Director Sander Buis at dive resort Oceans 5 in Indonesia


The swimming pool of Oceans 5 is specially made for scuba diving. It is perfect for teaching and conducting IDCs. The pool is a 25 meter tall pool and has enough space to conducts IDCs in an easy and relaxing way.

Gili Air is a true paradise with easy, stunning dive sites only a short boat ride away and offers a perfect mix of tranquility and enough bars, restaurants and accommodation to choose from.




PADI Course Director Sander Buis


Padi Course Director Sander Buis started diving in 2003. Having over 3500 dives, he is still loving it. Sander loves all kinds of diving, the shallow water dives with the most beautiful colors, the muck diving with all the little creatures and of course sidemount diving, the perfect harmony between diving and buoyancy.

PADI Course Ditrector Sander Buis at PADI IDC Center Oceans 5 Gili Air in Indonesia

After becoming an Open Water Scuba Instructor and gaining experience at different places all over the world Indonesia, Netherlands Antilles, Mexico, Egypte, Thailand, Malaysia and Cambodia, Sander decided to climb the Padi ladder.

Next to his Padi Course Director rating, he is also a PADI Specialty Trainer in more than 15 PADI specialties, Reef Check Trainer and the only DDI (Disabled Divers International) Instructor Trainer in Indonesia.

Sander is the owner of Oceans 5 Dive Resort, a PADI 5 star IDC and Career Development Center. It was his dream to start a dive center that has a totally different approach to diving compared to other dive centers on and around the Gili Islands. In 5 years Sander and his Oceans 5 became one of the leading dive centers on the Gili Islands.

Sander doesn’t teach you just to pass the PADI IDC Gili Islands, he wants you to become a capable and confident instructor. That’s why, during the 12 day IDC, Sander organizes plenty of workshops simulating real life teaching scenarios (control over students, ascents and descents, knots, CESA, Rescue and more.).

One of the most important elements of a PADI IDC at Oceans 5 is fun. Known for his enthusiasm and dry skill circuits, Sander brings the fun!