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PADI Instructor Development Course

First of all, Congratulations! You have come a long way and you have been through a lot from the day you started to scuba dive. It might be just six months ago for some of you and it could be very-very long time ago for some since you took your first breath underwater. Whether you are a PADI Divemaster, PADI Assistant Instructor or a dive professional from other recognized dive-training agency; becoming a PADI Scuba Diving Instructor is a big door opening to an adventurous, exciting and rewarding life-style or career.

Welcome aboard Gopro-Malaysia, the premier PADI Instructor Development Training program in Malaysia.

Yes, there are hundreds or maybe thousands of PADI Course Directors and PADI IDC centres in the world offering PADI IDC – but NOT all PADI IDCs are the same. Choosing the right trainer and training centre is one of the crucial steps of becoming a successful PADI Instructor.

Nothing can prepare you better than participating in an instructor training at a PADI IDC Center/ Resort that will no doubt be similar to one that you might work at in the future. Our PADI Gopro and IDC program emphasize the importance of peer cooperation and encourages team spirit - one of the single most important factors behind a successful future as a professional dive educator, not just as a dive instructor.

Our team pledge is that you get the absolute best possible support and back-up during your PADI IDC, making it an efficient, enjoyable and stress-free learning experience.

In this relaxed and well-tutored environment you will benefit immensely from our "enriched" PADI Instructor Development Course and PADI Instructor Level Continuing Education programs.


Who is my PADI Course Director?

Popularly known as “Azman King”, this young and energetic PADI Course Director is one of the few PADI Course Directors around Asia to graduate from PADI Headquarters in California. He is also the first Malay PADI Course Director in the world.

  • Graduated as a PADI Course Director at PADI HQ in California
  • One of the few PLATINUM Course Directors in the world
  • The only PADI Course Director in Malaysia who achieve “PLATINUM” Course Director rating for 6 years in a row
  • Winner for Asia Pacific PADI Instructor Development Award for 2009 and 2010 and 2011
  • The first Malay PADI Course Director in the world
  • 28 years diving experience
  • 24 years teaching experience
  • 20 years experience in managing and operating different dive centres
  • Has work experience in a small beach dive centre to PADI CDC centres
  • Has work experience in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Australia and the Philippines
  • 5000+ and counting logged dives
  • Certified more than 1500 PADI divers
  • Certify at least 100 PADI Instructor candidates each year – 200 in 2009!
  • Hold PADI Instructor Trainer rating for 23 different PADI Specialties

Truly believing that diving is FUN, Azman always makes sure that all the PADI courses he is involved with are full of fun and excitement for everyone. His jokes, good sense of humour and easy going personality will put you at ease in no time, making your PADI IDC experience with him the most relaxing, stress-free and memorable one.

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