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Brett Poole – A Career In Diving

Brett Poole – A Career In Diving

Brett Poole began diving just over 5 years ago after trying it out in the aquarium in Mooloolaba.  Brett absolutely loved the experience and decided to do the Open Water course with Abyss Scuba Diving. Shortly after came the Advanced Open Water and the Bombo wreck near Wollongong, during which […]


My Dive Career

My Dive Career

Many people ask me about my career in diving. I have always loved the water, loved meeting new people and have always been adventurous and outgoing. I had asthma as a kid so it was head for me to get a medical to learn to […]


A Career In Diving Was A Long Way From My Thoughts.

A Career In Diving Was A Long Way From My Thoughts.

I never intended to have a career in diving, it was just something I did on weekends but that’s not quite how it turned out I learned to dive in Cairns for my 40th Birthday, there were sixteen students in the class with one instructor and it […]


Dive Instructor Internship

Dive Instructor Internship

I am currently at the airport in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia waiting for a plane to take off that will eventually be taking me to the beautiful Perhentian Islands where I will be working as a PADI Dive Instructor. Just six months ago, I was working […]


Decided To Become A Padi Instructor.decided To Become A Padi Instructor.

Decided To Become A Padi Instructor.decided To Become A Padi Instructor.

By Danielle BrooksWhen I first started diving I never would’ve thought I’d become an instructor. I was just happy diving for fun every now and then. Every now and then turned into every spare chance I got, I wanted to dive all the time.At the […]


Scuba Service Technician Training

Scuba Service Technician Training

The equipment we use as scuba divers are what keeps us alive while underwater. It is “life support equipment” that must be repaired, adjusted and tested only by qualified individuals with the correct training. Even for mechanically minded people, the procedures required to keep this […]


The Goal To Become Padi Scuba Instructors

The Goal To Become Padi Scuba Instructors

In April 2013 a group of divers came together with a single goal; to become PADI Scuba Instructors.  They had come from all over the globe and arrived at Abyss Scuba Diving ready for undergoing one of the most comprehensive Instructor Development Training programs in the […]


Scuba Service Technicians Training Program.

Scuba Service Technicians Training Program.

Abyss Scuba Diving as part of its diving career program offers its trainee PADI Instructors the opportunity to undertake a Scuba Service Technicians training program.  During the recent Service Technician Training program at Abyss Scuba Diving in Sydney, we covered service procedures for Oceanic, Hollis and Aeris diving equipment. […]


The Padi Instructor Exams

The Padi Instructor Exams

The PADI Instructor Exams can be a little bit stressful. To overcome this, simply follow these general guidelines outlined below. Make sure you do your PADI Instructor training within a PADI Career Development Centre.  PADI CDC’s are Instructor training facilities that dedicate themselves to career level development of PADI […]


Becoming A Padi Master Scuba Diver Trainer

Becoming A Padi Master Scuba Diver Trainer

Everyone is faced with tough decisions in life, the decision to do a course at Abyss, not so much. After becoming a corporate refugee with no desire to return to a fast-paced world of stress-induced sleepless nights, I spoke with a few people about a […]