Love scuba diving? Want to share it with others on a whole new level? Become a dive Professional and do what you love to do as a career. These courses allow you to share your passion for scuba diving and increase your understanding of diving and dive planning.
The PADI Divemaster course is the first level of PADI professional training and qualifies you to teach try dives, scuba review and assist with dive courses as well as guiding qualified divers. Working closely with your Instructor, you’ll fine-tune your dive skills and refine your rescue skills so you can anticipate and easily solve common problems.
You’ll gain dive knowledge, management and supervision abilities so you become a role model to divers everywhere.
PADI Assistant Instructor
The first step to becoming a PADI Instructor. If you like people, have a passion for scuba diving and want an extraordinary life – become a PADI Instructor.
Successfully completing just the AI course results in a PADI Assistant Instructor qualification which allows you to teach in the classroom and pool. When an AI is ready to progress, attending an OWSI program allows entry into an IE to earn a full PADI Instructor rating.
PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor
Become a PADI Instructor and have the ability to teach people all over the world to dive. Are you ready to join the ranks of the dedicated professionals who teach scuba diver education programs? Then Go PRO with an Instructor Development Course.
Emergency First Response Instructor
CPR and first aid are key skills that are important to everyone, not just scuba divers. As an Emergency First Response Instructor, you teach skills based on internationally recognized emergency care guidelines, and you can offer courses to anyone.
PADI Specialty Instructor
Once you've qualified as an Instructor you can qualify to become a PADI Speciality Instructor. With five Specialty Instructor ratings and a minimum of 25 student certifications under your belt, you can apply to be a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer.
PADI IDC Staff Instructor
Just as scuba divers look up to divemasters, instructor candidates really respect PADI IDC Staff Instructors. As the name implies, IDC Staff Instructors assist with instructor training and share their wisdom and experience with new PADI leaders.
For young divers who want a new challenge…
Traditionally you couldn’t start the Divemaster course until you were 18 but under the Junior Divemaster programme you can start at 15.
Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you’ll fine-tune your dive skills and refine your rescue skills so you can anticipate and easily solve common problems. You’ll gain dive knowledge and supervision abilities so you become a role model to divers everywhere.
Steve Prior, one of the most active Course Directors in the world has been awarded Platinum Status for 12 consecutive years and has managed large dive centres in Egypt and Indonesia. Steve became a PADI Instructor in 1992 and a Course Director in 2000. He has taught thousands of students and has developed some brilliant guides to your Instructor Development Programme.