We have been offering Instructor Development Courses since 2001 and seeing how much fun the candidates have during their training and how successful they are working in the dive industry showed us that we are on the right track.

Subway Award

Roatan Dive Academy is powered by Subway Watersports, aPADI 5* Resort and Instructor Development Center and Green Star Award winner. We are very proud of these titles which also means that we are following the highest quality standards set by PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors).

Also we proud ourselves in conducting Divemaster Internships and Instructor Development Courses in the most stress free possible way, fun but still highly professional and educative.


We simply love passing our passion onto future dive professionals. The Roatan Dive Academy crew will use all their extensive experience and knowledge to help you on your path of becoming a professional Scuba diving instructor in an ideal location and perfect learning environment.


Our IDC gives you the confidence you need to teach in a classroom, confined water, and open water environment. Our training is so complete you will not need an internship where you work for free to gain experience. You will be ready to receive your first students and start earning a living in a career you enjoy. You will have many opportunities to develop your skills in class and in the water. We will conduct workshops in marketing, continuing education, risk management, counseling, 4 E's, Discover Scuba Diving, Ascent/Descent, CESA, Adventure Dives, Rescue, eLearning, Tec Diving, and doing business with PADI.

PADI changed its training standards to make the Emergency First Response Instructor course a prerequisite for the Instructor Exam (IE). Our training program will give you practical skills in organizing and marketing training, as well as positive coaching tips. You will be able to refresh and learn skills in Primary, Secondary, and Children/Infant Care, as well as AED and Oxygen administration. When you complete the EFRI course you will receive the following ratings: Primary and Secondary Care Instructor Care for Children Instructor AED & CPR Instructor.



Take the plunge with us and let the Instructor Development Course be your next step in the world of professional diving!



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