IDC Theory and Standards Preparation Course

Online Course

Are you confident to pass your PADI IDC and IE exams?

PADI IDC Theory Preparation

PADI IDC Theory Preparation Course. Course Director Steve Prior takes you though every IDC topic Videos and lots of quizzes and exams. 
All theory subjects, typical PADI questions and answers covered. 
You can  brush up on your latest PADI Standards too with 5 mock exams, all based on the latest PADI Instructor Manual. 

Introduction to the course

Take a look at this short video. 

PADI Course Director Steve Prior explains how you can use the course to improve your chances of success! 

Increase your confidence

You’ll see that there are a lot of questions, quizzes and mock exams. As your scores improve, so does your confidence! 

PADI IDC Theory Preparation schedule

The video lessons are taught in a very friendly and understandable way. 

After each video lesson there follows a quiz to make sure that you understand the subject before moving on. 

Nothing is missing. 
I’d be amazed if you found a question on a PADI IDC or an IE that isn’t covered in this program. 
Both Theory and Standards are covered. 
I know that you’ll enjoy working through the program. 

Increase your knowledge

As you work through the quizzes, your confidence will rise. Not only confidence to pass exams, but also confidence to teach the lessons to others. 
You’ll find a lot of great teaching tips in amongst the videos. 

PADI IDC Preparation Course

The PADI IDC theory Preparation Course is £125 for one year access.

Imperial and Metric Questions

No one is left out!
Each topic is introduced with metric examples.
But every question, whether a quiz question or an exam question are in both imperial and metric.
You can answer some questions in metric and some in imperial. Just like on PADI exams!
In addition, all quiz questions are followed by an explanation expressed in both imperial and metric.

Dive Theory for PADI Instructors

The PADI IDC and IE Preparation Course is £125 for one year access.

Over 700 Questions in the PADI IDC Preparation Course

Take a look at this video.
Firstly you’ll see how the topics and lessons are structured.
Secondly you’ll see just how many lessons and questions there are. 
All quiz questions have a choice of four multi-choice answers, just like on PADI exams. However, you’ll be given a full explanation if you choose the wrong answer.

10 Full Mock PADI Exams

There are a total of 10 mock PADI exams.
5 Dive Theory and
5 PADI Standards.
All with the same content and format as the ones that you’ll find on your final PADI exams. 

How to teach PADI skills in confined water

If you want to learn how to make briefings, de-briefings, perform demonstrations and conduct skills in confined water, click here: PADI IDC Coaching Academy.
You’ll learn all of the psychology involved in learning new skills. 
How People learn
Positive Coaching
Problem Solving
How to conduct a Classroom Teaching Presentation

PADI Skills in Confined Water

Join Our Family!

The “Prior Knowledge Family” Facebook page is packed with like-minded people. Some are very experienced and some just starting out on the road to being a PADI pro. Everyone is friendly and willing to give help and advice.  Many of them  have done previous courses with me over the past 20 years.
They are all enthusiastic and passionate about helping others.
Please join us! You can give feedback on your PADI IDC and IE Preparation Course,  pick up tips, get advice and ask questions. It’s a very friendly group. 

PADI IDC Physics

The PADI IDC theory Preparation Course is £125 for one year access.


Steve Prior

Steve became a PADI Course Director back in October 2000. 
Over the years he developed many techniques that helped people pass PADI Dive Theory and PADI Standards exams.  

For example, his YouTube channel has over 5000 subscribers and over 450,000 views. And his Distance Learning program and online course helps people from all over the world  become confident with PADI exams.

Coaching Academy
In addition to teaching PADI Dive Theory and Standards, Steve has developed a Coaching Academy for PADI professionals, which focuses on natural ways for people to learn and to teach.

Platinum Award 
He has taught over 5500 PADI certifications and reached the prestigious “Platinum Status” for 12 consecutive years. You’ll see on the videos, he is just as passionate now as he ever was.