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IDC May 2010

PADI Instructor Development Program Pattaya May 2010 Sadly there is trouble on the streets of Bangkok but all is well at Mermaids PADI Career Development Center in Jomtien Thailand. 7 divers joined the Mermaids diving career internship from various levels of diver to become PADI instructors and...

IDC April 2010

PADI Instructor Training & Exams April 2010 April 2010 - 4 new PADI scuba diving instructors pass with flying colours at Mermaids Career Development Center Pattaya, Thailand! Additionally 2 new PADI Staff instructors assisted on the IDC with excellent results. The PADI IDC was headed as always...

IDC March 2010

PADI Instructor Development Course & PADI Instructor Exam - March 2010, Pattaya, Thailand March 2010 saw Mermaids PADI CDCs 2nd PADI Instructor Development program of the year and the PADI Instructor Examinations. For the 2nd time this year we have a 100% pass rate. The guys all...

IDC February 2010

PADI IDC & Instructor Exam Pattaya February 2010 7 Divers - 7 NEW Dive Instructors! 100% pass rate! 2010 is going to be a good year! Congratulations to all of the guys on the Mermaids instructor training program in Pattaya Thailand. 7 Divers trained to take the...

Aims of the course & members benefits

World Leaders In Technician Training & Standards For The Diving Industry Scuba diving can be very safe fun and enjoyed by all knowing that their dive equipment, tanks, generators, compressors etc. are all in tip top condition and maintained by a competent ASSET trained service technician....

IDC December 2009

PADI IDC & PADI IE Pattaya Thailand - December 2009 December 2009 and the last PADI Instructor Development Course and PADI Instructor Exam of the year. Join us here at Mermaids PADI Career Development Center (CDC) to congratulate the guys. New PADI Assistant Instructor Jan, 2...

IDC November 2009

PADI IE Pattaya Thailand November 2009 4 PADI IDC and PADI Instructor Examination candidates and now 4 new PADI Instructors. Congratulations to Michael, Diederick, Stanley, and Ivan! Hard work and dedication to the program paid off in success! - 100% pass rate Adam worked on his PADI...

NAVY or COMMERCIAL DIVERS CROSSING OVER TO PADI

Commercial and Navy Divers PADI Crossover Information PADI need to have standards to be fair to all divers entering the PADI system. Often I receive enquiries from commercial and military dive professionals who's dive experience is fantastic. I always have to refer them to the PADI...

IDC Oct 2009

PADI Instructor Development Course Pattaya Thailand - October 2009 Yet another great PADI Instructor Development Course from Mermaids CDC Pattaya Thailand. 7 Candidates and now 7 new PADI professional dive instructors. Congratulations to Andy H for gaining his PADI Staff Instructor certification also. Congratulations to the...

IDC Sept 2009

Scuba Diving Instructor Development IDC - Sept 2009 Another great IDC and IE with 100% pass rate with flying colours in Pattaya, Thailand. Congratulations to Jay, John, Kristina, Matt and Andrea for a very successful exam and good passes. Thanks to Mermaids Platinum Course Directors and the...

IDC July 2009

PADI IDC and PADI Instructor Exam Pattaya Thailand, July 2009 July sees a further PADI success with 3 new PADI dive instructors and now 2 new PADI Staff instructors. The July IDC (Instructor Development Course) saw Adam, Paul and Josh pass all of the exams to...

IDC June 2009

PADI Instructor Exams - June 2009 June 2009 - another PADI IDC at Mermaids and PADI Instructor Examination. 100% pass rate with 5 candidates and a new PADI Staff Instructor. Congratulations to the guys having passed the instructor exams - Jo Allard, Guy Allard, Jon Capanda,...

IDC April 2009

PADI IDC and PADI Instructor Exams April 2009 100% pass rate once again for Mermaids PADI Career Development Center (CDC) in Pattaya, Thailand. 5 Candidates and 5 members of Staff. The IDC was superb with Will Zeal, Candice Bougie, Iain Barnes, Jackie Daugherty and Josh Childress...

IDC March 2009

PADI Instructor Development Course and Instructor Examination - Pattaya Thailand The last month of the quarter of 2009 and another great result from the Mermaids Dive Instructor Development Course. 3 candidates and now 3 new PADI instructors! Ailsa, Leah and Vikki undertook the Mermaids IDC through the...

Intern Accommodation Upgrades

The scuba intern accommodation is provided as standard but due to different needs and wants we have a few possible upgrade lodgings available. We pay the first $100 for the upgrade (where ever it is) and the stipulated cost next to the details is the...

IDC January 2009

2009's First PADI Instructor Training Examination 2009 got off to a very nice start for Mermaids Career Development Center Pattaya, Thailand with a 100% pass rate for the dive instructor candidates. Two PADI Course Directors, 2 PADI Master Instructors and a Staff Instructor guided the 9 candidates...

IDC December 2008

Scuba Diving Instructor Exams Pattaya, Thailand - December 2008 Congratulations time again to some very hard working guys on the scuba diving instructor program Pattaya, Thailand. Mermaids PADI Career Development Centers newest dive instructor candidates creating a 100% pass rate once more. Master Instructor Henri with PADI...

IDC November 2008

PADI Instructor Examination Pattaya November 2008 The move to the new Jomtien Mermaids Dive Center opposite the Dive Hotel is now complete - Novembers' PADI Instructor Development Course was conducted 100% from the new dive facility utilizing the superb new spacious classrooms and facilities - all...

IDC August 2008

PADI Instructor Exam August 2008 - Mermaids CDC Pattaya Thailand The summer madness is here! You can see the guys getting more animated. Amidst the heat, the odd shower and pressure of the PADI Dive Instructor Development Course all dive candidates managed to keep their cool...

IDC July 2008

PADI Instructor Exams Pattaya Thailand Mermaids PADI Dive Career Development Center had a great team of PADI Staff Instructors and PADI Course Directors working with the team for this months' PADI IDC (Instructor Development Course) and diving instructor exams. Along with great instruction and guiding came...

IDC June 2008

PADI Diving Instructor Exams Pattaya Thailand Another massively successful IDC (PADI Instructor Development Course) followed by the PADI Instructor Examination (IE) in Pattaya, Thailand. 15 divers that trained very hard through the diver internship program passed the exams to be fully fledged diving instructors ready to...

IDC May 2008

Dive Instructor Development Course Pattaya Thailand, May 2008 16 New scuba diving instructors happy after making the grade. THE IDC is the preparatory course to interpret whether a candidate is strong enough to enter the IE (PADI Instructor Examination). Pattaya, Thailand has an IDC literally every...

IDC April 2008

Scuba Diving Instructor Exams in Pattaya Thailand - April 2008 Mermaids Dive center have been building to the April Instructor Development Course and Instructor Exam for a while now. Conveniently ending just prior to the madness of the Thai New Year - all internship divers passed...

IDC March 2008

PADI Instructor Exam Pattaya Thailand - 13 candidates - 13 New PADI Scuba diving instructors! The Mermaids PADI Instructor internship allowed another 100% pass rate at the PADI instructor Examinations in Pattaya, Thailand. 13 candidates took part in the PADI IE and now there are 13...

IDC Jan/Feb 2008

PADI Instructor Training - PADI Instructor Exams Jan/Feb 2008 12 scuba diving instructor candidates Pattaya, Thailand and now 12 new PADI scuba diving instructors. This Instructor Development course and Instructor Exam had very strong candidates. All passed with massively high scores, dropping no point. Like anything...

IDC Dec/Jan 2008

PADI Instructor Exams - Pattaya, Thailand Jan 2008 Seven New PADI scuba diving instructors ready for teaching. Congratulations to ACS, Robert Davey, Ray Carter, Marc Partiti, Luke Venn, Michael Gibbons and Jim Frazer on passing the dive Instructor development course and PADI Instructor Examinations. The PADI Course...

IDC December 2007

Instructor Development Course & IE December 2007 The December PADI IDC and IE Pattaya, Thailand should leave all concerned looking forward to having a nice Christmas. 6 diving instructor candidates and now 6 new PADI dive instructors ready for the dive industry. The divers that passed...

IDC November 2007

Instructor Development Course & IE November 2007 By now you know the format! November of 2007 saw the 9th PADI Instructor Development Course followed by the PADI Instructor Examination in Pattaya, Thailand. Mermaids Dive Career Development Center had good solid candidates for the PADI IDC and...

IDC September 2007

PADI Instructor Development Course and PADI I.E Thailand - September 2007 The PADI Instructor Development Course and PADI Instructor Exam of September 2007 hosted 15 candidates. 1 candidate dropped from the course ill and the other 14 passed. Have a look at the guys below -...

IDC August 2007

Aug 2007 - Instructor Development Course / Instructor Exam Pattaya August 2007 brought 7th PADI Diving Instructor Development Course to Mermaids Career Development Center. The Dive Instructor Examination is immediately after. Staffing the IDC we had Desi, Iain and Russell. Mermaids had 11 divers for the IDC...

IDC July 2007

PADI IDC and Dive Instructor Examination - July 2007 100% Pass! The PADI Dive Instructor Examiners have a tough job. They are regionalized and work tirelessly traveling their areas to examine and allow the certification of the guys and gals that make the grade to become a...

IDC June 2007

Scuba Diving Instructor Class - June 2007 Mermaids PADI Career Development Center (CDC) Pattaya, Thailand offered 12 Candidates for the PADI Scuba Diving Instructor Examination and all 12 passed - with flying colours. The new PADI dive instructors are: (left to right): Oyvind, Mark, Dave, Nigel,...

IDC May 2007

Instructor Development Course and PADI IE Pattaya May 2007 May 2007 and more PADI action. Trustee PADI Course Director Russell Martin supported by PADI Staff Desi, IDC Staff instructors Crowley, Slinky and Derek ran the Diver Instructor Development Course with great success. Pattaya has realized nine new...

IDC April 2007

April - Dive Instructor Development Course and Instructor Examination in Pattaya - 13 new scuba instructors! April 8th saw the conclusion of the 3rd IDC/IE in Pattaya, Thailand in 2007. The dive instructors that passed today have been working towards this achievement for many months. The...

IDC March 2007

PADI Instructor Examination Pattaya Thailand - March 2007 Pattaya, Thailand has a PADI Instructor Development Course and PADI Instructor Exam approximately The divers on the March Instructor Examination did well. A 100% pass rate was achieved with 10 candidates making 10 new PADI scuba diving instructors. The new...

IDC January 2007

PADI Instructor Development in January 2007 - Pattaya Thailand The first Instructor Development Course in Pattaya, Thailand for 2007 and a great result. The PADI Instructor examination allowed for 16 new PADI scuba diving instructors to be certified. The divers were Alex, Barney, Ben, Bob, Liam...

IDC December 2006

Instructor Development in December 2006 - Pattaya Thailand This December saw the last Instructor Examination of 2006 and what a way to go out. 100% pass rate on the IE with top scores throughout all skills. A very strong group of 13 indeed. The scuba divers turned...

IDC November 2006

PADI Instructor Development Course / IE November 2006 November 2006 and that time of the month for a PADI Instructor Development Course followed by the PADI Instructor Examination here in Pattaya, Thailand. With approximately 11 PADI examinations in Pattaya annually it is very convenient for scheduling...

IDC September 2006

IDC and IE Pattaya Thailand - September 2006 September brought a very good PADI scuba diving Instructor Development Course (IDC) with 5 new PADI instructors after passing their exams and watermanship skills tests. The instructors worked very hard towards this goal over several months and are elated...

IDC August 2006

Instructor Development and Instructor Examination - August 2006 August 2006 brought a superb PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) in Pattaya, Thailand with all of the guys working very hard to achieve their ultimate goal. Again, really being put to the test during the IDC allowed for better...