Course Developers

Course Developers

Location: Remote

Position Type: Volunteer (Unpaid)

Commitment: Part-time, flexible hours

Position Overview:

The International Association of Dive Professionals (IADP) is seeking experienced and innovative Course Developers to join our team. We are looking for individuals who have a proven track record in developing high-quality course curriculums, specifically tailored for professional divers and businesses. Additionally, we welcome expertise in creating mainstream professional courses that can benefit small and medium-sized businesses. Your work will directly contribute to enhancing the skills and knowledge of our members, promoting best practices, and supporting the growth of the diving industry.

Key Responsibilities:

Curriculum Development:

- Design and develop comprehensive course curriculums for professional divers and diving-related businesses.
- Create mainstream professional courses that address the needs of small and medium-sized businesses, including topics like management, marketing, and operations.

Content Creation:

- Develop engaging and educational content, including manuals, presentations, videos, and assessments.
- Ensure all content is accurate, up-to-date, and aligned with industry standards and regulations.

Quality Assurance:

- Review and revise existing course materials to enhance their effectiveness and relevance.
- Implement best practices in instructional design and adult learning principles.


- Work closely with subject matter experts, instructors, and other stakeholders to gather input and feedback.
- Collaborate with the Quality Assurance & Legal Department to ensure all courses meet legal and regulatory requirements.

Evaluation and Improvement:

- Develop evaluation tools to assess the effectiveness of the courses and gather feedback from participants.
- Continuously improve courses based on feedback, industry trends, and advancements in diving practices.


Professional Experience:

- Minimum of 5 years of experience in curriculum development or instructional design.
- Experience in the diving industry or in developing courses for professional divers is highly desirable.

Skills and Competencies:

- Strong instructional design skills and familiarity with adult learning theories.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to create engaging and interactive learning materials.
- Strong project management skills and attention to detail.
- Proficiency with e-learning authoring tools and learning management systems.

Personal Attributes:

- Passion for diving and a strong commitment to the values and mission of IADP.
- High ethical standards and integrity.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications:

- A degree in Education, Instructional Design, or a related field.
- Certification in instructional design or a related discipline.
- Experience with online learning platforms and digital course delivery.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit a resume and a cover letter detailing their qualifications and vision for the IADP. Applications should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The International Association of Dive Professionals is an equal opportunity organization and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

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