Want to do what you love as a career ?

Abyss Plongée, a PADI five-star IDC dive training centre provides you with the training you need to become a dive professional close to home or abroad.

Courses available

Divemaster 750 €

This course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities.

Assistant Instructor (AI) 550 €

The first part of training for divers wishing to complete the Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) course but not having the required time. Trainees can attend this 4-day course that results in a PADI Assistant Instructor qualification.

EFR Instructor 280 €

As an Emergency First Response Instructor, you teach first aid techniques based on internationally recognized guidelines, and you can offer these courses to everyone. EFR courses make learning easy by providing a comfortable environment for practicing. Your students finish the training, confident in their new techniques.


Required conditions :

  • Be a PADI Divemaster, Level 4 or MF1 or BEES1 or higher ...
  • A medical certificate of no contraindication to diving less than 12 months signed by a doctor
  • 2 passport photos
  • Diver certification cards or diploma
  • Have a first aid diploma (primary care and secondary care) dating from 24 months at the most.
  • Be a patented diver for at least 6 months and have 100 dives in the log book

The MF1 or BEES1 do not have the obligation to do the Instructor Assistant module but they are recommended to participate.

Organisation of training

Instructor Development Course (IDC)

  • 2 days
  • checks of knowledge and techniques, refining

EFR Instructor

  • 1 day
  • First aid module


  • 9 days (AI 5 days + OWSI 4 days)
  • PADI Philosophy and Training System Learning
  • Mock exam

Examination (IE)

  • 2 days
  • The examination is under the responsibility of a professional examiner from PADI Europe, who comes for the two-day evaluation following the IDC.
  • The examination is broken down into different elements.

MSDT Option

  • 3 days
  • Instructor of 5 speciality
  • The director of training course (race director) for the center Abyss Diving is Patrick Tassin, instructor trainer for more than 10 years.


CREW PACK complete (mandatory from the beginning of training)

Useful and/or required for the course:

  • Rough paper
  • A calculator
  • A kit with pen, pencil, on-liner, computer.
  • RDP (PADI flat table)
  • ERDPML (PADI electronic table)
  • Pocket mask
  • 1 cutting tool
  • 1 landing parachute
  • 1 compass (compass)
  • 1 whistle


You do not have enough time to follow a complete IDC or you want to spread your investment over time, we offer:

Instructor Assistant Pack + EFRI (1st part IDC) 830 €

Pack EFR Instructor + OWSI (2nd part IDC) 720 €

FULL IDC Training (EFRI + AI + OWSI) 1 270 €

Master Scuba Diver Trainer Training (5 specialties) 660 €

Preparation module (2 days) 220 €



Please provide in addition, the mandatory fees to be paid directly to PADI (for information only):

  • Exam fees (IE): 600 €
  • Annual membership fee Instructor: € 194.4
  • EFRI application: 121,80 €

Crew Pack IDC Candidate: 649 € (to order before the beginning of the training)

A brochure describing the course is available upon request.

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