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Where To Do Your Padi Instructor Development Course?

Where To Do Your Padi Instructor Development Course?

Your Instructor Development Course is the most important step in your dive career… It may be the most important, but choosing what course and with what PADI Course Director is the easy part!!! It is extremely important that when you are looking around for courses you choose […]


Padi Instructor Exam

Padi Instructor Exam

After a morning of filling out paperwork, we all jumped into the party bus and drove down to PADI Headquarters. Our examiner, Thomas, greeted us and made us feel at ease as he led us into the PADI board room. After a quick orientation session […]


Life In The Intern House

Life In The Intern House

Welcome to the house of…. Ummm, well I’ll let you be the judge of that…. There are many different ways you can describe life in the intern house. For me, fun, exciting and chilled are the first things that come to mind. I think a little […]


September Awards Night

September Awards Night

Abyss Scuba Diving held their months Awards night at St George Sailing Club on the 15th September. These nights consist of Abyss recognizing and celebrating those divers who have achieved a prestigious certification or highly recognized diving achievement. This month we celebrated our brand new instructors who had […]


Journey To Becoming A Padi Scuba Instructor

Journey To Becoming A Padi Scuba Instructor

Have you ever been on holiday in some tropical paradise and noticed the dive instructors and divemasters there? They always seem to have a smile on their face and are always so happy. I am from Austria and whenever I have gone diving around the world, I […]


Future Is Working In An Australian Dive Shop

Future Is Working In An Australian Dive Shop

My name is Jen, Me on my Advanced Open Water CourseI’m 18 years old and graduated high school last year (2013). Earlier that year, my parents both really got into the sport of diving – dad used to dive a lot but mum was a newbie […]


How I Became A Padi Instructor In Australia.

How I Became A Padi Instructor In Australia.

Hey guys! My name is Kira, I am 20 years old and recently became a qualified PADI dive instructor.I took my first leap into the world of diving at age 14 while holidaying up on the Great Barrier Reef with my family. Within minutes of being […]


Becoming A Padi Course Director

Becoming A Padi Course Director

The PADI Course Director Training Course (CDTC) has been one of the most amazing experiences for me as a PADI Scuba Diving Instructor. The CDTC takes experienced Master Instructors and develops them further, through academic and in-water training presentations. It also develops these candidates through […]


Diving Jobs That Might Surprise You (part 2)

Diving Jobs That Might Surprise You (part 2)

We’ve covered off potable water divers, scientific divers, abalone divers, golf ball divers and oil and gas divers. Now, take a look at a few more weird and wonderful diving jobs that let you do what you love (well, except maybe for the contaminated environment diving) AND […]


Diving Jobs That Might Surprise You (part 1)

Diving Jobs That Might Surprise You (part 1)

If you thought being an instructor was the only way you could be paid to do what you love, then think again!    Potable water diver Ever thought about how water storage tanks are inspected, cleaned and repaired? Some of these tanks can hold millions […]