Although the IDC does include skill circuits it assumes a certain level of comfort with those skills. Therefore if you’ve had a gap between your Divemaster course and the start of the IDC or you would just like some practise before starting up then the IDC Preparation course is ideal.
Duration: Usually 1 day
What’s Involved? The idea of the IDC prep course is to give you a chance to practice and refresh any skills or theory that you would like to go over before the IDC begins. We usually follow the following schedule.
Morning: Theory refresher on basics of dive theory as well as covering some of the gaps between DM and IDC theory.
Afternoon: Skill circuit in confined water and rescue refresher.
The idea is for the day to concentrate on areas that you want to work on
Cost? £150 midweek or £175 at weekends.
- dive site entrance if applicable
- Equipment hire
Please note it is possible to run these courses on a one on one basis but in those cases you will need to cover the instructor’s overheads too.