PADI Freediver Instructor

PADI Freedive Instructor

If you’re an avid freediver, you likely spend a lot of time thinking about freediving, talking about freediving and sharing the details your latest freediving adventures. Becoming a PADI Freediver Instructor lets you take your passion for freediving to the next level and allows you to do what you enjoy as a profession.
You must earn the PADI Freediver Instructor rating, but you gain a job that lets you share incredible underwater achievements with others – transforming their lives for the better while enriching yours.

This course is for experienced freedivers who gain instructional skills by attending a PADI Freediver Instructor Training Course. 

Every candidates to our Instructor course, has the possibility to join our 
FREE INTERNSHIP Program. During this time, you will be assisting (class and in water) our Instructors when they are giving class, training, coaching. It is the best way to gather information, become familiar with the education standards, be with different students, observe different style of teaching, and learn your future job. 
It can be done before your start your IC and / or after your IC. The lenght of this internship is up to you, as you can stay with us a long as you want.  

In the PADI Freediver Instructor Training Course, over a minimum of four / five days, during both classroom and inwater sessions, we will cover these key topics:

  • PADI Freediver course standards and procedures
  • Learning and Instruction
  • Teaching Skills and Supervising Freedivers
  • Safety and Risk Management
  • Freediving Physiology and Psychology
  • Organizing and Marketing Freediving
There is also a Care for the Environment topic and a written final exam.

What you can teach as a PADI Freediver Instructor: 

  • PADI Basic Freediver
  • PADI Freediver
  • ..after 25 certifications you can upgrade to PADI Advanced Instructor
  • ..after 25 certifications more, upgrade to PADI Master Instructor
PADI Freediver Instructor


Your Instructor Trainer

Your Instructor Trainer JP

Our AIDA and PADI Freediver Instructor course,  is a unique and a worlwide recognized program, conducted by the 
AIDA Instructor Trainer Jean-Pol Francois (JP), the pionneer in the freediving Education,  the head of AIDA Education, and one of the first PADI Instructor Trainer in Asia.  

Jean-Pol Francois, is the co-founder of Freediving Planet, a brand which aims to deliver high quality education. He has used his 25 years of experience in teaching, coaching, judging freediving to set the well recognized worldwide Education standards within AIDA International Freediving. 

He is now closely collaboration with PADI Freediver to develop a PADI Freediver Instructor Development program. By following Jean-Pol's guidance, training, coaching and mentorship, you will be trained to the highest standards in the freediving industry by one of the pionner. We will make sure to provide you the most up to date knowledge in freediving.

Want to sign up...



  • 18 years old

  • Be a current Emergency First Response Instructor(or qualifying CPR/first aid instructor)

  • Have a PADI Master Freediver certification (or have a qualifying certification)

  • Present a medical statement signed by a physician within 12 months

 Complete the PADI MEDICAL FORM , the PADI liability release and the PADI Statement of Understanding

Course duration: Usually 4 to 5 days

Price : Click on the location below to know the price

Contact us to book your course.

Instructor candidates Freedivers are encouraged to have their own personal freediving equipment.

Note : Equipment rental is not included but can be rented.


AIDA Freediving PADI Freediver center Bestdive
Freediving Equipment Mobby's Apnea Gear Freediving Planet at Palaka Dive Center