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PADI Dive Master Internship

Smaller Earth

The Seychelles

PADI Dive Master Qualification +accomodation +airport transfer +first aid training

Various Start Dates

6 months


Become a Padi Dive Master and help with marine conservation in the Seychelles with Smaller Earth!

This 22 week scuba diving internship in the Seychelles starts with a 10 week marine conservation expedition. This develops your scuba diving skills and your understanding of marine conservation.
You will attain skills essential for your following 12 week work placement and learn to live and work with a research team in a remote environment, including a BTEC in the Supervision of Biological Surveys.

During this following phase you will be based at a PADI dive centre where you will undertake your PADI Dive Master course, shadow dive centre staff, help the dive centre with all its commercial operations including; taking clients diving, equipment maintenance and marine conservation lectures.

At the end of the placement qualifying participants may either be offered paid or unpaid work with our partner on the ground  or with one of their local partners.

What's Included?

•All food (for the first ten weeks) and accommodation •Airport transfers •PADI Advanced Level diving courses, PADI Rescue Diver and PADI Dive Master certifications (excluding PADI professional fees),
•First Aid & CPR training (Emergency First Response Certification)
•DAN O2 delivery course •Biological Survey Techniques BTEC course •An ‘Introduction to TEFL’ workshop •All training materials, technical dive equipment (whilst on the base) and science equipment •24-hour in-country support •24-hour emergency phone line
Cost: £5700


Applicants for this internship need to be qualified to PADI Open Water (or equivalent) and above.

You must be able to pass a medical examination to prove you are physically fit to dive.

You'll also be asked to pass a swimming test on arrival (an unaided 200m surface swim followed by a 10 min float, and a 300m swim with snorkel, mask and fins followed by a 10 min float, both in the open sea environment).

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