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Instructor Development Course with Pro Dive in Playa del Carmen

Beneath the sparkling turquoise waters of Playa del Carmen, an exciting opportunity awaits for those who aspire to share their passion for scuba diving with others. Pro Dive International, led by the seasoned Course Director Walter G Schmit, offers an exceptional Instructor Development Course (IDC) that promises to transform avid divers into skilled and confident diving instructors.


In this blog, we’ll explore the dynamic experience of pursuing your instructor dreams with Pro Dive International in Playa del Carmen.

Setting the Stage: Playa del Carmen’s Scuba Paradise

Playa del Carmen, situated along the captivating Riviera Maya coastline, is a paradise for scuba enthusiasts. With its crystal-clear waters, diverse marine life, and stunning reef formations, this region provides the ideal backdrop for your journey to becoming a diving instructor. From vibrant coral gardens to captivating cenotes, Playa del Carmen offers a spectrum of underwater environments to hone your skills.

Meet the Mastermind: Course Director Walter G Schmit

At the helm of Pro Dive International’s Instructor Development Course is the acclaimed Course Director Walter G Schmit. A veteran in the diving industry, Walter boasts a wealth of experience as a Technical Diving Instructor Trainer and a Rebreather Diver. His passion for teaching, combined with his extensive knowledge, makes him a guiding light for aspiring instructors.

Unveiling the IDC Journey

  • Comprehensive Training: The IDC encompasses a structured curriculum that covers essential topics ranging from dive theory and teaching methodologies to risk management and marketing strategies. Walter’s expertise ensures that you receive a holistic education that prepares you for the responsibilities of being a diving instructor.
  • Hands-On Learning: The IDC is not just about theory; it’s a hands-on experience. Through practical workshops, teaching presentations, and confined water sessions, you’ll refine your skills and learn to adapt to diverse student needs.
  • Confidence Building: As a mentor, Walter fosters a supportive learning environment where you can build confidence and cultivate your unique teaching style. His insights and feedback are invaluable in shaping your growth as an instructor.
  • Dive into Specialties: With Walter’s expertise as a Technical Diving Instructor Trainer, you’ll have the opportunity to explore advanced diving techniques and specialty courses, expanding your horizons and offering a broader range of courses to your future students.
  • Embrace Rebreather Diving: Walter’s proficiency in rebreather diving opens up a whole new avenue of exploration. Learning from an expert in this field equips you with an understanding which is highly valuable in the industry.

The IDC Legacy: Becoming an Instructor

Completing the Instructor Development Course with Pro Dive International in Playa del Carmen marks the beginning of your journey as a certified diving instructor. With Walter’s guidance and the comprehensive training you’ve received, you’ll be well-equipped to inspire and educate the next generation of divers, sharing your love for the underwater world and ensuring safe and enjoyable experiences for all.


Embarking on the Instructor Development Course with Pro Dive International and Course Director Walter G Schmit is more than just a certification process; it’s a transformative journey that unlocks new horizons and opportunities. As you dive into the realms of teaching, exploration, and personal growth, you’ll discover the rewarding path of sharing your passion while leaving a positive impact on the diving community. In Playa del Carmen’s mesmerizing waters, your dream of becoming a diving instructor becomes a reality – a reality shaped by Walter’s expertise and your own dedication.


How to start your IDC Adventure?

  1. Learn more here.
  2. Contact us for questions, guidance, and to sign up!