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Add depth to your life


Are you ready for your IDC?
Become a

PADI Instructor

Ever thought about turning your passion into a career? Let me support you while you make your dream come true by joining our IDC!

Be inspired to transform into a passionate and skilled instructor and gain knowledge and experience during your PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC). Get ready to kickstart your professional diving career from moment you enroll.

My IDC’s are offering more than just preparing you to pass the instructor exam (IE). I also like to share my vast experience, expertise and my passion for teaching people how to dive.

Nancy IDC - candidates in the water
Scuba Diving and conservation

Join discussions and brainstorming sessions on how to protect the underwater world.

Human factors in diving
Human Factor

Learn about the human factor in diving and how to deal with student divers’ stress and anxiety.

Experience the digital side of diving and how you can use it when teaching.

safety in diving workshops during the IDC

Participate in diverse workshops to better understand how to keep your divers safe.

Transform your life and go beyond the way you live



Nancy IDC - Instructor Development Course


Turn your scuba passion into a profession! As an Open Water Scuba Instructor you will be able to teach others how to scuba dive.


Teach the specialty courses that interest you! Nitrox, Deep Diver, Night Diver, Digital Underwater Photography…
There are 25+ standard PADI Specialty Diver courses to choose from.

Nancy IDC - MSDT Course
Nancy IDC - Staff instructor

IDC Staff Instructor

Shape the next generation of PADI leaders! As Staff Instructor you will assist with instructor training and share your wisdom and experience with new PADI pros.

EFR Instructor

The Emergency First Response course does not just apply to diving and can be taught to anyone who needs a primary and secondary first aid certificate.

Nancy IDC - EFRI
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PADI platinum course director

Let me share my experience

As the first resident PADI Course Director in Dahab and for the past 20 years, I have assisted more than 1,800 candidates to realise their dream of becoming a PADI Pro in teaching over 100 IDC’s in Egypt, Spain and Italy.

Nancy IDC - Nancy Abd El Wahab PADI Course director
  • Recognised by PADI for outstanding contribution and translation work on many PADI Course Director Training Courses in Malaysia.
  • PADI Award for Exceptional Input in Teaching PADI Instructors.
  • PADI Platinum Course Director.
  • Part of the PADI Review and Field-Testing Team of the new Divemaster course and new IDC curriculum.
  • Featured in H₂O Red Sea magazine.

Sinai Desert, Red Sea Reefs and

Dahab means gold in Arabic and it is a truly magical place located directly on the coastline of the Gulf of Aqaba. The sun is shining all year round, the water is crystal clear and along the shore you find lots of small restaurants and shops, nicely lined up between date palm trees. 

Nancy IDC Quotes
Hall of Fame

We would like to say a huge congratulations to all the fantastic PADI professionals that we had the honour to train at Nancy IDC.


“Not only because of her experience or knowledge, Nancy is a extremely professional Course Director. With her unbelievable amount of energy, enthusiasm, humour and patience, she is a great leader of your IDC team.”

– PADI Course Director Dave Johnson –

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