So, you want to become a
“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life”.
If you love diving, we at Trawangan Dive can greatly improve every aspect of your skills, abilities and knowledge to instructor level. Most dive instructors will agree that it’s one of the best jobs in the world.
Do What Makes you happy
Turtles and sharks make the best co-workers.
An active job that keeps you fit, healthy and happy.
Meeting awesome people and making friends for life.
Getting to share your love for the underwater world with others every day.
JOin our IDC and We will support you from start to finish!
Before you arrive, we will be ready to assist with travel arrangements and visas.
Be fully prepared! Join our free prep days before the IDC to ensure that you’re confident and ready for success.
Our Course Director and team of international instructors contribute expertise and experience in the full range of diving environments, conditions and challenges. From caves to conservation, tech diving to liveaboards, dive resort management to marketing. When you finish your course, you will be ready for anything!
You have worked hard, passed your exams and finished celebrating. Now it’s time to consolidate your training and gain experience in a real teaching environment by joining our Instructor Mentorship Program. This optional internship includes team teaching on a range of PADI courses, prepare dive schedules, social media and marketing training, writing a dive resume and much more.
Want to find out more?
Download our brochure with additional information.
Why you should choose us!
Highly experienced Team
From caves to conservation, tech diving to liveaboards, managing remote resorts and marketing, our international team has an incredible amount and variety of professional diving experience for you to learn from.
In order to broaden your skills and experience, included in the IDC program, we teach extra training, such as the PADI Basic Freediver Course, the O2 Provider Instructor Course, and more…
Team Teaching after the IDC
Boost your experience and certifications by team teaching alongside our experienced instructors at one of the most popular dive centres on Gili Trawangan.
MSDT Preparation Program
Expand your Diving knowledge
Our IDCs are conducted in English to help familiarise candidates with scuba terminology. However, we can teach in 6 languages (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish & Portuguese). So if you’re concerned about being able to follow the course in English can rely on an immediate full translation if needed.
Our spacious beach front dive resort provides you with everything you need to train, study and rest. We have a dedicated air conditioned classroom for theory and presentations, 2 dive training pools and warm, clear waters teeming with marine life right on our doorstep.
By doing your IDC with us you also gain following advantages:
New IDC's starting every month. Entirely conducted by Matt
Free Fun Diving before the course
Free equipment rental
Experiences in a variety of teaching conditions e.g. Current
Organized IDC Party to celebrate our newly qualified Dive Instructors
A range of accomodation options to suit all tastes
Daily Lunch is included
Free wireless internet access is included.
5% discount on all equipment purchases in our Sales Shop for IDC candidates
We are proud of our 100% pass rate for all IDC candidates
That’s not all. Find out more by downloading our brochure with lot of additional information.
Why Choose Gili Trawangan?
‘Gili T’ is a tropical island in a marine conservation area, with palm trees, sandy beaches, warm waters and an international reputation as a ‘party island’. The vibrant social scene offers entertainment and nightlife for all tastes. For divers, the local waters have abundant marine life and provide a variety of dive sites and conservation and reef restoration initiatives.
Cafes & Restaurants serving delicious local and international cuisine to suit all tastes, dietary requirements and budgets.
Epic Sunrises and Sunsets. With the sun rising over Mt Rinjani in Lombok and setting over Mt Agung in Bali, you are guaranteed a stunning view.
Nightlife for all tastes. Chilled beer on the beach? Live acoustic set? Dance on the bar til 5am? Gili T has something for everyone.
Incredible Marine Life and dive sites. Besides the turtles we’ve also got a seriously impressive diversity of creatures incl. pipefish, frogfish, nudis, seahorses, reef sharks and all the cool cephalopods!
No motorised vehicles. It’s all bicycles and horse carts here. Escape the sounds of the city and enjoy the peace and quiet. The island is small, so everything is within easy reach.
PRE – IDC PREP
14/10 – 15/10
13/01 – 14/01
17/02 – 18/02
26/03 – 27/03
20/04 – 21/04
18/05 – 19/05
20/07 – 21/07
24/08 – 25/08
19/10 – 20/10
23/11 – 24/11
16/10 – 29/10
20/11 – 03/12
15/01 – 28/01
19/02 – 03/03
28/03 – 10/04
22/04 – 05/05
20/05 – 02/06
22/07 – 04/08
26/08 – 08/09
21/10 – 03/11
25/11 – 08/12
PRE – IDC PREP
31/10 – 01/11
05/12 – 06/12
30/01 – 31/01
05/03 – 06/03
12/04 – 13/04
07/05 – 08/05
04/06 – 05/06
06/08 – 07/08
10/09 – 11/09
05/11 – 06/11
10/12 – 11/12
Ready to take the next step?
* Included in your IDC
** Most chosen in this area
- AWARE Shark Conservation
- Digital Underwater Photography**
- Diver Propulsion Vehicle
- Dry Suit
- Emergency Oxygen Provider*
- Enriched Air**
- Equipment Specialist**
- Fish Identification
- Night Diver**
- Project Aware