August 2020 Intake
Monday 3 August - June 2021
Course runs 4 days a week Monday - Thursday with core hours of 8.30-4.30.
Some days have earlier starts, later finishes if we are out diving!
Subject to eligibility our course qualifies under the fees free scheme, Click here to check your eligibility. Study Link benefits are also available.
Give us a call to make a time to come in and have a chat about the course
If you are serious about a career in diving a Diploma in Professional Scuba Instruction is for you!
Upon successful completion of this course you will be an internationally recognised PADI Specialty Dive Instructor and will be immediately able to apply your knowledge and skills in the dive industry, both in New Zealand and around the world.
During the Diploma course you will learn how to plan and run dive trips, teach new divers, organise and maintain SCUBA gear, interpret weather information, and lead groups on underwater explorations. You will also gain a variety of other valuable skills such as Advanced First Aid, Retail and Sales techniques.
You’ll complete at least 100 dives, both in the Bay of Plenty and at other amazing dive sites throughout New Zealand. Our Students get free access to our high quality hire equipment during the course year, and can even make use of it during their free time and weekends (conditions apply).