PADI Course Director

Meet Ute – PADI Course Director!


With over 24 years teaching experience, Ute Welcker has offered PADI Instructor Courses since 1999 up to IDC Staff Instructor Level, all PADI Specialties and instructor training for these Specialties, distinctive specialties and as well PADI technical diving courses. On top of this she is a Razor Sidemount Instructor Trainer and also just got certified as Liberty Sidemount CCR Instructor with Divesoft. She has certified more than 2.900 instructor level candidates and issued in total over 4.100 PADI certifications. PADI has awarded her in 10 consecutive years as Frequent Trainer Platinum Status. (2006-2016)

She started conducting IDCs for Prodivers in 2003 and even completed her own IDC on our island back in 1995. Her IDCs are very popular due to their relaxed atmosphere and the high level of professionalism. Her friendly, supportive and open way of guiding people through the course has given her the respect of many candidates. Ute is a fulltime active diver and instructor and loves to share her passion in diving and teaching with her candidates. She is committed to their success and safety during the course and onward when they start their career as scuba instructors.

Ute Welcker, PADI Course Director #913202

  • Ten times PADI Frequent Trainer “Platinum”
  • Over 2900 Instructor candidate certifications
  • Tec Deep and Tec Sidemount Instructor Trainer
  • Razor Sidemount Instructor Trainer
  • TDI & PADI Cavern Instructor
  • CCR Liberty MOD 1 Instructor
  • Professional yet relaxed

Find out more about Ute here.

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