|PADI 5 STAR INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT CENTER|
PADI Five Star Dive Center membership is awarded to progressive PADI Dive Centers that provide a full range of PADI diver education programs, equipment selection and experience opportunities, while actively promoting aquatic environmental awareness. These businesses excel in providing quality service to divers, present a professional image and actively promote the benefits of recreational scuba diving, snorkeling, dive travel, and environmental awareness. PADI Five Star members’ appearance and performance compares favorably with and typically exceeds the quality of dive businesses in the area, and exceeds the standard for other dive businesses in the market. PADI Five Star Dive Centers promote the benefits of safe recreational scuba diving and snorkeling while embracing the PADI system of diver education, offering regular continuing education programs to ensure divers have the opportunity to advance their skills and knowledge. PADI Five Star Dive Centers are active in the community, are committed to providing customer satisfaction, the dive experience, education, safety, and environmental awareness important aspects of dive Training.
A PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center (5 Star IDC) is a dive center that not only meets all 5 Star Dive Center standards, but also offers PADI Instructor-level training.
A PADI 5 Star IDC offers dive consumers programs to fulfi ll their educational goals from entry-level training up through instructor-level certifi cations.