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Want to go pro? Our professional training gives you top-notch training combined with unmatched flexibility, allowing you to tailor your training to meet your needs.

We offer the following professional certifications, ranging from Divemaster to Instructor: 

PADI Divemaster (DM)

The DM course itself consists of:

  • 7 theory modules
  • 1 day of waterskills assessment and a first cut at a skill circuit
  • 1 day of stress testing and a second skill circuit
  • 2-3 days of assisting in classrooms
  • 2-3 days of leading dives

The above are the bare minimum requirements to be a Divemaster - we generally recommend going beyond these minimum requirements. Nothing beats experience when it comes to being a Divemaster, and our DM Internship program is designed to provide that experience: in this program, you would work as a DM, leading dives, assisting with classes and conducting tune-ups. We'd also go over regulator maintenance, how to fill tanks, eq repair and so on - skills that are not taught in the formal DM program but which are invaluable in the real world.

Rather than teaching you one way to do things, we encourage you to work with all of our instructors - each of whom has a unique style of operating. Pick out what works for you and what doesn't work for you, and from there, develop your own professional style.

You also need to have 60 logged dives by the end of the program - our DM Internship Program includes all the diving needed to get to this level.


SSI Dive Control Specialist (equiv to PADI Assistant Instructor):

The SSI DCS program is an extensive course, covering a wealth of information about diving physiology, physics, diving safety and more. We offer the SSI DCS rating either as a standalone course, or in combination with the PADI AI course for people want to maximize their employment potential.

SSI is a fast-growing certification agency, occupying the no. 1 spot in Australia - ahead of PADI, and coming second to PADI in most other destinations. This means that SSI professionals are in increasing demand (these days, SSI Instructors are the most demanded dive professionals in the industry). Also, SSI's unique philosophy to diver training makes it a very nice complement to PADI, and gives you, as a working professional, more options.

NAUI Instructor:

NAUI is one of the oldest and most respected training agencies in the world. As a non-profit body, they have focused primarily on quality diver training over market share (in fact, one of their credos is "Better to train a few divers well than many divers poorly").

It is a privilege to be associated with NAUI and we are very proud to offer NAUI Instructor programs. The course itself takes 12 days, and requires Divemaster-level certification with an RSTC agency (PADI, SSI, etc).

 

In keeping with our dive philosophy, we don't run large, high-volume courses. There really is no effective cookie-cutter way to teach everyone how to become a dive professional - and so we tailor our courses to meet the needs of each diver. Becoming a professional means that you are responsible for other people's safety - we take this very seriously and work very hard to ensure that our dive professionals are indeed capable of handling that responsibility.

For more information, pricing, etc., please email us.

 
 
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