Deep Blue IDC Utila - Whale Shark Capital of the Caribbean

About Us

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Deep Blue IDC Utila provides the most up to date PADI Instructor Training programs and great customer support in the most wonderful classroom in the world - the warm, crystal waters of the Caribbean!

IDC Utila is the Instructor training facility associated with Deep Blue Divers and Deep Blue Resort and is a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center, which provides training programs from Open Water to Instructor Specialty levels. For Technical (TecRec) training courses visit our TecDivingUtila site.

Are you passionate about diving? Are you looking for the job of a lifetime? Do you feel excited when you help others fulfill their dreams, exceed their goals and conquer their fears? Share your passion by becoming a PADI instructor.

The PADI IDC is a 7-day program. At Deep Blue IDC Utila, we extend our program to 10 days to assist you with reviewing theory, additional presentations, and career development. These additional touches will provide you with better opportunities to market yourself in the diving world. We are committed to providing you with the highest quality programs in instructor development. Our IDC program is designed to give you the tools you need to become a successful Instructor.

The Instructor Examination (IE) is a 2-day program, conducted by an independent examiner from PADI's head office.

Through our commitment, experience, and expertise, Deep Blue IDC Utila promises you a fun, enjoyable and professional Instructor course.

The Deep Blue IDC Utila Team

Course Director

  • Rob Pugh CD : 13923 Utila
  • DSAT Tec Deep Instructor Trainer
  • DSAT Gas Blender Instructor Trainer
  • DSAT Tec Trimix Instructor Trainer Rob Pugh

Staff Instructor

  • Steve Fox IDCS : 179022 - Utila

Our Course Director

idc utila idc Rob Pugh the Course Director of Deep Blue IDC Utila is very experienced, gained his Course Director status in 1992, and is the longest qualified on Utila.

Apart from being, a Course Director Rob is also a DSAT Tec Deep Instructor Trainer, DSAT Gas Blender Instructor Trainer and a DSAT Tec Trimix Instructor Trainer.

Not only is Rob a very experienced diver but has also taught in Canada, Hawaii, The Caribbean and The Mediterranean.

Our Facility

We conduct our IDC at our new training facility, in the center of town opposite Deep Blue Divers dive shop. Our facility is modern, with air conditioning, a lounge with internet access, and access to all PADI training and marketing materials. Our facility also has leading-edge tools such as LCD projection equipment, computers and all PADI Prescriptive teaching materials and Power Point presentations. Our 'Open Water' training site is a shallow protected clear body of water lined with palm trees, and white sands.

The Deep Blue Promise

Rob and Deep Blue Divers are committed to your success as an IDC candidate, our goal is simple, and it is to help you to become the best possible PADI Open Water SCUBA Instructor that you can be. We will ensure that your Instructor Development Course exceeds all of your expectations, and that your course will be informative, exciting and above all FUN! Your classroom for in-water skills is the warm, clear blue Caribbean Sea, where we almost guarantee you will be distracted by spotted Eagle Rays, turtles and a host of other aquatic life to make this a memorable experience.

Are you prepared to step up to the challenge of an exciting career as a PADI Instructor?

Call IDC Utila (in Honduras) at ++504 425-3211 today!
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