PADI New Career Development Packages & Internships

Are you dreaming hanging up your suit and tie, leaving the office behind and reaching for your wetsuit, suntan lotion and towel and looking for a life in the sun and sea ???

Are you leaving college eager to leap into the excitement and adventure of the underwater world and planning on diving your way around the world ??

Or do you just fancy working in an industry which allows you to meet people, go places, and see things most people only ever dream of .. ???
PADI IDC - succesful IDC IE Candidates on Kata Beach
Many people work part time in the dive industry not only do they have their “desk job” but as a PADI instructor they can earn extra money, teach their friends and family, and of course meet people, go places and see things most people only ever dream of… !!!

Whatever your reasons for choosing to become a PADI Instructor you will find that it not only allows you to find work almost anywhere in the world…

… but also that it is way of life … !!


We have put together the following Career Preparation Packages to help you reach your goal in a comprehensive, professional manner yet taking cost, experience and time into account.

Our Career Preparation Package consists of 3 phases:

Phase I – The Initial Preparation phase: takes the Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water Diver or Rescue Diver through to the Divemaster level and allows for a certain amount of personal choice and flexibility.

Phase II – The Intermediate Preparation Phase: takes the Divemaster through to the basic Instructor Level.

Phase III – The Advanced Instructor Phase: takes the Instructor through a series of Speciality Instructor Training Programs preparing you for work in the “real world” by giving you training in some of the most sought after PADI Instructor Qualifications.

To qualify you MUST complete ALL THREE PHASES !!!

Please read through the phases below and plan your future … if anything is unclear or you would like to know more about them please contact Chris.

Phase I - Initial Career Preparation

For the "Open Water Diver"

Option 1: "Professional Package"   Option 2: "Basic Package"
  No of days No of dives   No of days No of dives
Advanced Open Water 2 5 Advanced Open Water 2 5
EFR 1 - EFR 1 -
Rescue Diver 3 5 Rescue Diver 3 5
Divemaster 30+ 20+ Divemaster 30+ 20+
PADI Oxygen Provider 1 -      
EANx Diver 2 2      
3 Specialties 3-5 5-11      

 

Phase I: "Open Water Diver" Costs
Option 1: "Professional Package" 127,000 THB
Option 2: "Basic Package" 83,500 THB

Price includes:

  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver manual and Deluxe Data Carrier
  • Rescue Diver manual and Accident Management Workslate
  • Divemaster manual, Divemaster Slates, Diving Knowledge Workbook, Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving, Instructor Outlines CD
  • RDP table and eRDPml
  • Specialty manuals as appropriate
  • Emergency First Response Participant pack
  • All PADI / EFR certification fees
  • Equipment rental for non-professional ratings
  • All boat and pool fees

For the "Advanced Open Water Diver"

Option 1 "Professional Package"   Option 2 "Basic Package"
  No of days No of dives   No of days No of dives
EFR 1 - EFR 1 -
Rescue Diver 3 5 Rescue Diver 3 5
Divemaster 30+ 20+ Divemaster 30+ 20+
PADI Oxygen Provider 1 -      
EANx Diver 2 2      
3 Specialties 3-5 5-11      

 

Phase I: "Advanced Open Water Diver" Costs
Option 1: "Professional Package" 115,500 THB
Option 2: "Basic Package" 68,000 THB

Price includes:

  • Rescue Diver manual and Accident Management Workslate
  • Divemaster manual, Divemaster Slates, Diving Knowledge Workbook, Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving, Instructor Outlines CD
  • RDP table and eRDPml
  • Specialty manuals as appropriate
  • Emergency First Response Participant pack
  • All PADI / EFR certification fees
  • Equipment rental for non-professional ratings
  • All boat and pool fees

For the "Rescue Diver"

Option 1 "Professional Package"   Option 2 "Basic Package"
  No of days No of dives   No of days No of dives
Divemaster 15+ 20 Divemaster 15+ 20+
PADI Oxygen Provider 1 -      
EANx Diver 2 2      
3 Specialties 3-5 5-11      

 

Phase I: "Rescue Diver" Costs
Option 1: "Professional Package" 108,000 THB
Option 2: "Basic Package" 60,000 THB

Price includes:

  • Divemaster manual, Divemaster Slates, Diving Knowledge Workbook, Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving, Instructor Outlines CD
  • RDP table and eRDPml
  • Specialty manuals as appropriate
  • Emergency First Response Participant pack
  • All PADI / EFR certification fees
  • Equipment rental for non-professional ratings
  • All boat and pool fees

 


 

Phase II - Intermediate Career Preparation

Course No of days No of dives
Instructor development Course (IDC) 10 6
EFR Instructor Primary / Secondary and Care for Children 1.5 -
Instructor Examination (IE) 3  

 

Phase II - costs are: 81,000 THB

Price includes:

  • Instructor Candidate Workbook
  • Instructor Manual
  • DSD Instructor Cue Card, Confined & Open Water Lesson Planning, Slates, Confined & Open Water Cue Cards, Advanced Open Water Instructor Cue Cards, Rescue Diver Cue Cards, RDP table and eRDPml
  • PPB Specialty Instructor Outline, Project AWARE Specialty Instructor Outline, AWARE – Coral Reef Conservation Specialty Instructor Outline
  • Open Water Diver Quizzes & Exams Booklet, Rescue Diver Final Exams Booklet, Divemaster Final Exams Booklet
  • All boat and pool fees
  • IDC Application Fee (198 $AUD)
  • Instructor Examination Fee (730 $AUD)
  • EFR Instructor Application Fee (134 $AUD)

 


 

Phase III - Specialty Instructor Training

Option 1

"Professional Package" – 10 Specialty Instructor Ratings No of days No of dives
EANx Instructor 2 2
Wreck Instructor 2 2
DAN Oxygen Instructor and PADI Oxygen First Aid Instructor 1 -
Deep Instructor 2 2
MSDT Prep - choose SIX additional Specialty from: Night, Drift, Multilevel, Search & Recovery, U/W Navigator, U/W Naturalist, AWARE - Fish Identification, DPV, Photography or Boat. Total Course 4-6 days varies

 

Option 2

"Basic Package" – 5 Specialty Instructor ratings No of days No of dives
MSDT Prep - choose 5 Specialty Instructor Courses from: EANx, Oxygen, Deep, Night, Drift, Wreck, Multilevel, U/W Navigator, Search and Recovery, U/W Naturalist, AWARE - Fish Identification, DPV, Photography or Boat. Total course 4-6 days varies

 

Phase III: "Specialty Instructor Training" Costs
Option 1: "Professional Package" 57,500 THB
Option 2: "Basic Package" 39,500 THB

Price includes:

  • PADI Specialty Instructor Manual
  • PADI Specialty Instructor Application Fees (77 $AUD each)
  • DAN Level 1 Instructor manual and certification fees
  • DAN Oxygen First Aid manual
  • DAN Oxygen Provider CD-rom / Video
  • All boat and pool fees
PADI IDC Information
Instructor Level Continuing Education
Recreational Courses
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