PADI IDC Gili Islands

PADI IDC Gili Islands in Indonesia offers Scuba Diving Instructor Training during a PADI dive Instructor Development Course (PADI IDC) of 16 days.

PADI Course Director Sander doesnt just teach you how to pass the PADI Instructor Development Course; he wants you to become a capable and confident instructor! 

PADI IDC Gili Islands


IDC Gili Islands in Indonesia!


PADI IDC Gili Islands offers tailor made PADI Instructor Development Courses for everyone who is interested to become a PADI Scuba Dive Instructor. We offer stand-alone divemaster and instructor courses but also we offer internship packages like the zero to hero package.

Our PADI IDC dive resort on Gili Air in Indonesia offers fantastic internship packages to get you diving like a pro in no time! Why do not you give it a go? We are a Multi Award Winning PADI Career Development Centre with 5 PADI Course Directors on side. 

What makes our dive instructor courses different? Our IDC Gili Islands is based on realistic teaching techniques. Our Course Director will give you proven methodes how to teach all over the world. We are keeping the numbers of the instructor candidates candidates low, so that everyone IDC candidate get his/her personal attention. It is not about the quantity but about the quality! And that is not all! We are covering the following languages, Dutch, English, and German.

Take the plunge, become an Instructor or a Divemaster in no time with our multi award-winning Course Directors and teach anywhere in the world.


PADI IDc Gili Air


Our  5 star Instructor Development (IDC) Dive Resort and Course Director Sander Buis welcome you to the Gili Islands IDC and Divemaster Internships in Indonesia! Together they have a sixty years' worth of real-life diving experience across the world, equipping them with extensive knowledge that they pass on to their students.

The IDC and Divemaster training will be conducted at here on Gili Air. Our high class facilities make sure you will get the best out of your instructor development course.


The instructor course takes in totally 16 days (14 days IDC and 2 days EFRI). 

To feel relax; to absorb the instructor course information is an easy way, the facilities are also important. We have a special designed classroom for only  IDCs. Our two classrooms have air con, huge tv, a relax area, coffee corner and free wifi. During the instructor course you will spend a lot of time in the classroom. It is a must for you to have your own space for your materials to get the best out of your dive instructor training.

Our two swimming pools is specially made for scuba diving. It is perfect for teaching and conducting IDCs. The pools are 25 meter tall pools and has enough space to conducts IDCs in an easy and relaxing way.

After the Instructor Examination we offer for all instructor candidates the optional PADI Master Scuba Trainer Program. This program makers you more employable in the world!


Gili Air

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. Best part of Gili Air is that there is no motorized treansport on the islands. Transport is only by walking, bike or horse cart.


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New Divemaster scholarship

We are happy to announce a divemaster scholarship for Indonisian high-school and college students. The scholarship is a 6 months program where we teach them to become a divemaster with environmental awareness and knowledlege. 


PADI Instructor Course Gili Air

PADI IDC Course Director at PADI IDC Gili Air


Scuba diving with Multi Award Winning Course Director Sander Buis on Gili Air

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.

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

Next to his Padi Course Director rating, he is also a PADI Specialty Instructor 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 our PAIDC 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 made his dive resort 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 16 day Instructor Course (PADI IDC Gili), 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 Gili at  is fun. Known for his enthusiasm and dry skill circuits, Sander brings the fun!


PADI IDC Gili islands