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Award winning and Platinum PADI Course Director Camille Lemmens of PADI IDC Thailand welcomes you to the Gulf of Thailand 's tropical island of Koh Samui and to the Andaman Sea’s tropical locations Koh Lanta, Phuket and Khao Lak to participate in one of his popular PADI IDC (Instructor Development Course) courses or packages in conjunction with PADI CDC Center 'Dive Asia' in Phuket, PADI 5 Star IDC Center 'Blue Planet Divers' on Koh Lanta, PADI 5 Star IDC Center 'Sea Dragon' based in Khao Lak or PADI 5* IDC Center 'Haad Yao Divers' on Koh Phangan.

In the Philippines you're welcome in Moalboal with PADI 5* IDC Center 'Neptune Diving Adventure'. Camille also conducts PADI IDC's in South Korea, please contact him for more specific information.

 

 

Camille’s emphasis at PADI IDC Thailand is on personalized training. He works generally with small groups and conducts all parts of the IDC training himself and is available at all times during the complete IDC which allows for lots of personal and individual attention.

Since April 2011, Camille is teaching his IDC's using the newly revised and updated 2010 PADI IDC curriculum.

Choosing the right school for your Instructor Training and internship is the most important decision you will make prior to entering the Dive Industry.

Camille’s programs provide the quality and expertise you should expect and demand during your Instructor Training. My Instructor Development Course programs will provide valuable hands-on training with the emphasis on fun and in-water application. The cutting edge knowledge gained will expand your Career Opportunities.

Our aim is to make sure that you successfully pass the PADI IE and receive that extra bit of information and knowledge to become a highly trained Open Water Scuba Instructor after the IE. You will be having fun working in a safe and reliable way in a tropical destination.

Look here to see TESTIMONIALS from Camille's former IDC, IDCS and internship candidates at PADI IDC Thailand.

You can start your scuba career at any level, as an absolute beginner at PADI Open Water diver level or at PADI Advanced Open Water diver-, PADI Rescue diver- or PADI Divemaster levels. It's also possible to crossover from another Recreational dive organisation into the PADI system with a crossover program.

 

Next PADI IDC Starts 6th SEPTEMBER 2017 on PHUKET in THAILAND

Followed by programs starting on 3rd October, 5th December 2017 and 9th February 2018 followed by monthly programs on Phuket, Thailand in conjunction with PADI CDC Center 'Dive Asia', 21st September on Koh Phangan, Thailand in conjunction with PADI 5* IDC Center 'Haad Yao Divers', 21st October in Khao Lak, Thailand in conjunction with PADI 5* IDC Center 'Sea Dragon' and 12th November a PADI IDC program is scheduled to start in Moalboal in the Philippines in conjunction with PADI 5* IDC Center 'Neptune Diving Adventures'

See full PADI IDC Thailand Schedule 2017

 

CAMILLE HAS RECEIVED THE 'PADI INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT AWARD' FOR 2009

Camille has received the PADI Instructor Development Award, to better recognize the achievements of those PADI Dive Centers and Resorts who have made significant contributions to the growth and development of diving.

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Camille and Drew Richardson, the President and Chief Operations Officer for PADI Worldwide on the right, handing over the Instructor Development Award.

RENEWED PLATINUM COURSE DIRECTOR RATING FOR CAMILLE IN 2017

Camille has been awarded the prestigious 2017 Platinum Course Director rating by PADI for the twelfth consecutive year running, since PADI Asia Pacific introduced this rating. It's the highest rating a PADI Course Director can achieve and a rating that is is achieved by less than 80 of all PADI Course Directors worldwide. Camille is now one of the few PADI Course Directors worldwide who has received the Platinum rating since it's inauguration and in an even more exclusive group of PADI Course Directors who have received this rating during twelve consecutive years.

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LATEST INSTRUCTOR EXAMINATION NEWS  

PADI IE on Phuket, Thailand, July 2017

 PADI IDC Thailand

    During the recent PADI Instructor Examination (IE) PADI IE on Phuket, Thailand, held on 15th and 16th July 2017, Camille's candidates from the July 2017 IDC on Phuket, in conjunction with PADI CDC 'Dive Asia' on Phuket, completed the PADI IE very successfully. Once more it was an international affair with candidates coming from the USA and France and staff from the Netherlands  

   Congratulations and good luck to all of you in your PADI Instructor careers.  

     PADI Examiner was Herman Wong (not in the picture)     

      From left to right: Sean (PADI OWSI), Camille (Platinum PADI Course Director) and Michael (PADI OWSI) 

 

PADI IE on Phuket, Thailand, June 2017

 PADI IDC Thailand

    During the recent PADI Instructor Examination (IE) PADI IE on Phuket, Thailand, held on 17th and 18th July 2017, Camille's candidates from the June 2017 IDC on Phuket, in conjunction with PADI CDC 'Dive Asia' on Phuket, completed the PADI IE very successfully. Once more it was an international affair with candidates coming from Taiwan and Canada and staff from the Netherlands  

   Congratulations and good luck to all of you in your PADI Instructor careers.  

     PADI Examiner was Tim Marshall     

      From left to right: Camille (Platinum PADI Course Director), Andy (PADI Examiner), Kevin (PADI OWSI), Adrian (PADI OWSI) and Tim (PADI Examiner)

 

PADI IE on Phuket, Thailand, May 2017

 PADI IDC Thailand

    During the recent PADI Instructor Examination (IE) PADI IE on Phuket, Thailand, held on 20th and 21st May 2017, Camille's candidates from the May 2017 IDC on Phuket, in conjunction with PADI CDC 'Dive Asia' on Phuket, completed the PADI IE very successfully. Once more it was an international affair with candidates coming from Thailand and the UK and staff from the Netherlands  

   Congratulations and good luck to all of you in your PADI Instructor careers.  

     PADI Examiner was Rob Scammell     

      From left to right: Toon (PADI OWSI), Camille (Platinum PADI Course Director), Rob (PADI Examiner) and Glenn (PADI OWSI) with Brendon (PADI Examiner) taking care of the photobomb 

 

PADI IE on Koh Lanta, Thailand, April 2017

PADI IDC Thailand

    During the recent PADI Instructor Examination (IE) PADI IE on Koh Lanta, Thailand, April 2017 held from 6th to 7th April 2017, Camille's candidate from the March-April 2017 IDC on Koh Lanta, in conjunction with PADI 5* IDC 'Blue Planet Divers' on Koh Lanta, completed the PADI IE very successfully. Once more it was an international affair with candidates coming from Switzerland, the Netherlands and the USA and staff from the Netherlands  

   Congratulations and good luck to all of you in your PADI Instructor careers.  

     PADI Examiner was Herman Wong     

      From left to right: Bob (PADI OWSI), Marko (PADI OWSI), Josh (PADI OWSI), Dominic (PADI OWSI),Herman (PADI Examiner) and Camille (PADI Platinum PADI Course Director)

 

PADI IE on Phuket, Thailand, March 2017

 PADI IDC Thailand

    During the recent PADI Instructor Examination (IE) PADI IE on Phuket, Thailand, held from 18th to 19th March 2017, Camille's candidate from the March 2017 IDC on Phuket, in conjunction with PADI CDC 'Dive Asia' on Phuket, completed the PADI IE very successfully. Once more it was an international affair with candidates coming from Finland and staff from the Netherlands  

   Congratulations and good luck to all of you in your PADI Instructor careers.  

     PADI Examiner was Colin Melrose     

      From left to right: Hannu (PADI OWSI), Colin (PADI Examiner), Camille (Platinum PADI Course Director) and Juha (PADI OWSI)

 

PADI IE on Phuket, Thailand, February 2017

 PADI IDC Thailand

    During the recent PADI Instructor Examination (IE) PADI IE on Phuket, Thailand, February 2017 held from 18th to 19th February 2017, Camille's candidate from the February 2017 IDC on Phuket, in conjunction with PADI CDC 'Dive Asia' on Phuket, completed the PADI IE very successfully. Once more it was an international affair with candidates coming from Finland, Sweden and Germany and staff from the Netherlands  

   Congratulations and good luck to all of you in your PADI Instructor careers.  

     PADI Examiner was Rob Scammell     

      From left to right: Robin (PADI OWSI), Iris (PADI OWSI), Rob (PADI Examiner), Staffan (PADI OWSI) and Christophe (PADI OWSI) 

 

PADI IE on Koh Lanta, Thailand, February 2017

PADI IDC Thailand

  During the recent PADI Instructor Examination (IE) PADI IE on Koh Lanta, Thailand, April 2016 held from 13th to 14th April 2016, Camille's candidate from the January-February IDC 2017 on Koh Lanta, in conjunction with PADI 5* IDC Resort 'Blue Planet Divers' on Koh Lanta, completed the PADI IE successfully. Once more it was an international affair with candidates coming from France, the USA, the UK, China and Japan and staff from the UK and the Netherlands

  Congratulations and good luck to all of you in your PADI Instructor careers.   

     PADI Examiner was Robert Scammell   

    From left to right in the back: Norie (PADI OWSI), Carolyn (OWSI), Guilhem (OWSI), Faith (PADI OWSI), Jean Baptiste (PADI OWSI) Rob (PADI Examiner), Camille (Platinum PADI Course Director), Christine (OWSI), Ann (PADI IDCS) and Melonie (PADI OWSI) 

 

PADI IE in Koh Phangan, Thailand, December 2016

PADI IDC Thailand

 During the recent PADI Instructor Examination (IE) PADI IE on Koh Phangan, Thailand, December 2016 held from 19th to 20th December 2016, Camille's candidate from the December 2016 IDC on Koh Phangan, in conjunction with PADI 5* IDC Resort 'Haad Yao Divers' on Koh Phangan, completed the PADI IE successfully. Once more it was an international affair with candidates coming from Norway, the UK and Poland and staff from the Netherlands      

  Congratulations and good luck to all of you in your PADI Instructor careers.    

     PADI Examiner was Rob Scammell    

    From left to right in the back: Lars (PADI OWSI), Camille (Platinum PADI Course Director), Rob (PADI Examiner), Ian (PADI OWSI) and Macies (PADI OWSI)

 

PADI IE on Phuket, Thailand, November 2016   

PADI IDC Thailand

   During the recent PADI Instructor Examination (IE) PADI IE on Phuket, Thailand, November 2016 held from 4th to 5th December 2016, Camille's candidate from the November - December IDC on Phuket, in conjunction with PADI CDC 'Dive Asia' on Phuket, completed the PADI IE very successfully. Once more it was an international affair with candidates coming from Switzerland, Australia and the Netherlands and staff from the UK and the Netherlands  

  Congratulations and good luck to all of you in your PADI Instructor careers.  

    PADI Examiner was Andy Auer     

     From left to right: Sam (PADI IDCS), Steven (PADI OWSI), Patrick (PADI OWSI), Andy (PADI Examiner), Camille (Platinum PADI Course Director) and Ilse (PADI OWSI) 

 

PADI IE on Phuket, Thailand, October 2016 

PADI IDC Thailand

    During the recent PADI Instructor Examination (IE) PADI IE on Phuket, Thailand, November 2016 held from 5th to 6th November 2016, Camille's candidate from the October -November IDC on Phuket, team taught in conjunction with PADI Course Director Richard Reardon and PADI CDC Center 'All for Diving' on Phuket, completed the PADI IE very successfully. Once more it was an international affair with candidates coming from Finland, China, India, Brunei, Australia, Germany, France and the UK and staff from France, the UK and the Netherlands  

   Congratulations and good luck to all of you in your PADI Instructor careers.  

     PADI Examiner was Kim Boo Kyung and Robert Scammell     

      From left to right: standing Richard (Platinum PADI Course Director), Andy, Ken, Jasmine, Nico, Valerie, Gilles, Jordan, Almond, Cameron, Bruce, BK (PADI Examiner) and Camille (Platinum PADI Course Director)

Sitting; Aloknath, Alex, Sarina, Niko (PADI MI), Mel and Sonja 

 

PADI IE on Phuket, Thailand, October 2016   

PADI IDC Thailand

   During the recent PADI Instructor Examination (IE) PADI IE on Phuket, Thailand, October 2016 held from 8th to 9th October 2016, Camille's candidate from the September - October IDC on Phuket, in conjunction with PADI CDC 'Dive Asia' on Phuket, completed the PADI IE very successfully. Once more it was an international affair with candidates coming from Iran, Sweden and Finland and staff from Iran and the Netherlands  

  Congratulations and good luck to all of you in your PADI Instructor careers.  

    PADI Examiner was Brendon Sing     

     From left to right: Camille (Platinum PADI Course Director), Tommy (PADI OWSI), Brendon (PADI Examiner) Oskari (PADI OWSI), Tahamtan (PADI OWSI) and Nikoo (PADI IDCS) 

  

PADI IE in DEOKSAN in SOUTH KOREA, JULY 2011

PADI IDC Thailand

During the recent first ever Western PADI Instructor Examination (IE) in SOUTH KOREA, held from 30th to 31th July 2011, Camille's candidates from the first ever Western July IDC in OSAN in SOUTH KOREA, completed the IE very successfully. Once more it was an international affair with candidates from the USA, Taiwan and South Korea.

PADI Examiner was Boo Kyung Kim

From left to right in the backrow: Jay, Michael, Clyde, Luis, Camille Lemmens (PADI Course Director), Allen Rivera (MI), Boo Kyung Kim (PADI Examiner) and Bok Hee and Hai-Wen are seated in front

 Congratulations and good luck to all of you in your PADI Instructor careers.

 

Camille received his PADI instructor training by Thai Tech diving legend and PADI Course Director Jamie Macleod.

Up to this date, Camille had fourteen current PADI Course Directors train during his IDC's and two former IDC candidates at IDC Thailand became a PADI Course Director; Craig Allery in Hong Kong, Ernst van der Poll in Costa Rica, Jean-François Joly in Canada, Chris Azab in Sharm el-Sheik in Egypt, Sue Gibbins in the Philippines. Imad Khashfeh from Lebanon, who completed his IDC, IDCS course and staffed with Camille over the last couple of years is the first Lebanese PADI Course Director and Christophe Condé who lives and works in the Seychelles is the first PADI Course Director in the Seychelles, Richard Reardon, Sander Buis and Joeri van Hal in Indonesia, Kevin Black, Il-Do Kim and Paul Meredith who all work in Thailand and Allen Rivera in South Korea 

Imad and Joeri also completed their IDC and IDCS courses with Camille and Richard, Il-Do and Paul completed their IDCS course with Camille 

Updates / news 2017

 

 Camille started a new cooperation with PADI CDC Center 'Dive Asia' on Phuket and will conducted monthly PADI IDC's on Phuket, Thailand starting in May 2016 and will continue to do so with monthly PADI IDC programs scheduled in 2017

Updates / news 2017

Camille is now officially a Sharkskin dealer for Thailand, order your gear now, with special offers/discounts in place for IDC candidates and dive professionals

 News / updates 2017

Camille receives the '2016 Elite Instructor' award from PADI for issuing over 150 certifications in 2016

Updates / news 2017

The IDC Schedule for 2017 is available with IDC's scheduled in PHUKET, KOH LANTA, KOH PHANGAN and KHAO LAK in THAILAND and in the PHILIPPINES in MOALBOAL

In 2017 Camille will be conducting two PADI IDC programs in the Philippines with 'Neptune Diving Adventure' in Moalboal, scheduled to start in Moalboal on 12th November

 Updates / news 2017

Camille received the Platinum PADI Course Director rating for 2017, for the eleventh consecutive year since PADI Asia Pacific introduced this rating! Only 71 Course Director worldwide. Camille is one of the very few Course Directors worldwide who has received this rating uninterrupted since PADI started this rating.

 

The next PADI IDC on Koh Lanta, Thailand with 5* IDC Center 'Blue Planet Divers', is scheduled to start 6th JANUARY 2018

The next PADI IDC on Koh Phangan, Thailand with 5* IDC Center 'Haad Yao Divers', is scheduled to start 21st September 2017

The next PADI IDC in Khao Lak, Thailand with 5* IDC Center 'Sea Dragon', is scheduled to start 21st OCTOBER 2017

-Check the new updated PADI application fees for 2017 from PADI Asia Pacific.

-Camille teaches both the new PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider course and the Instructor Course

-Camille can send your required PADI materials to your home address, with IDC discount but plus mailing costs.

 For updates on my current IDC's, IDC related courses and general diving stories have a look at my dive blog currently with updates of dive related articles and the most recent news on the most current IDC and Specialty Training

 

IE Pass Guarantee

Integrated in to the IDC there is a 2 day Prep Course to refresh your dive theory and sharpen your pool and rescue skill demonstrations. After completing the Prep Course you will be ready to go into the IDC with confidence in your knowledge and skills.

Updates / news 2017

Any candidate participating in an IDC Prep Course who is not then successful in the PADI IE will be invited to join our next Instructor Development Course free of charge.

 

FREE PADI NITROX INSTRUCTOR

Updates / news 2017

Camille now includes your PADI Nitrox Instructor rating for FREE in all Instructor level courses and internships (this offer does not include required PADI materials for becoming a PADI Nitrox diver / Instructor and PADI application fees and tank fills).

 

Check out Camille's Samui info and weather blog for more updates and information on things to do and places to go around Koh Samui and all of his IDC destinations

  

The True Maldives liveaboards in the Maldives under Dutch supervision

 

Look here to see TESTIMONIALS from Camille's former IDC and internship candidates.

 

 

 

 

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