Divemaster Internship

We have both full-time and part-time options. Take your pick based on what suits you best!

Dive into a world of exhilarating adventure with our Divemaster Internship! Full-time or part-time, we've got you covered. Embark on a journey that pays you to dive and explore the underwater realm and arms you with the skills and certification to become a first-class PADI Divemaster.

Make a splash in your career! Whether you're a novice diver yearning for a thrilling career shift or an experienced diver aiming to gain an edge over others, our internship is your golden ticket. We assure you by the end of this programme, you'll emerge as a seasoned Divemaster, ready to conquer the deep blue!

Leap into an unparalleled career transition with our Scuba Diving Internships Australia programme. We equip you with the professional prowess to seize any opportunity that comes your way. Plus, with personalised guidance at every step of your underwater journey, we promise an unmatched experience that will mould you into the most adept diver.

Dream of swapping your office for a coral reef? We'll make it happen! Join our PADI Dive Master Internship in Australia and immerse yourself in a sea of opportunities. We've got everything sorted - course materials, return airport transfers, accommodation options, and even equipment hire. No matter your level of training and experience, we tailor our Sydney internship to meet your specific needs. By the end of our programme, you'll possess invaluable, hands-on scuba diving know-how that sets you apart in the diving industry! Dive in; the water's fantastic!

Full-Time Divemaster Internship Schedule

    Start Date End Date Places Available   Price    
30 Jul 2024 01 Oct 2024 5 AU$ 5195.00
16 Aug 2024 16 Aug 2024 5 AU$ 5195.00
01 Oct 2024 03 Dec 2024 5 AU$ 5195.00
03 Dec 2024 04 Feb 2025 6 AU$ 5195.00
04 Feb 2025 08 Apr 2025 6 AU$ 5195.00
11 Mar 2025 13 May 2025 6 AU$ 5195.00
20 May 2025 22 Jul 2025 6 AU$ 5195.00
01 Jul 2025 02 Sep 2025 6 AU$ 5195.00
02 Sep 2025 04 Nov 2025 6 AU$ 5195.00
14 Oct 2025 16 Dec 2025 6 AU$ 5195.00

Part-Time Option

If you're a student or have a busy work schedule, don't worry! We can create a schedule that works just for you. All you need to do is share your details with us. You can chat with us, call us at 02 95839662, or email us at internships@abyss.com.au. Our course directors will promptly contact you to design a schedule that fits your needs and interests.

PADI Divemaster Internships Deposit

Securing your place in our PADI Divemaster Internship is straightforward. To reserve your spot, you are required to pay a non-refundable deposit of $500. Upon receipt of your deposit, one of our esteemed PADI Course Directors will personally contact you. The purpose of this communication is to organize the precise arrangements and dates, and to guide you on how to proceed further.

For those considering a part-time option, we cater to your unique needs. Our Course Director will discuss a custom schedule that accommodates your individual requirements.

It is also worth noting that the program's payment can be comfortably spread out between now and the commencement of the course. This flexibility ensures that your focus remains on the enriching experience of becoming a PADI Divemaster.

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Time Commitment for a Divemaster Internship Program

Individuals who pursue the full-time course will commit for a period of nine weeks, with an additional time commitment if they desire to reach PADI dive Instructor or Master Scuba Trainer levels. Those opting for part-time attendance can expect approximately six months of weekend classes. For those immersed in the full-time program, five days per week are expected from each student.

Program Prerequisites 
Be a certified diver, a PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent (if certified by an agency other than PADI, don't hesitate to get in touch with the dive centre).
Be 18 years or older at the commencement of the divemaster course.
Provide a diving medical within the last 12 months. (medical form)


  • All training to achieve a PADI divemaster qualification
  • All experience to help you become a confident PADI Divemaster, including 60 logged dives.
  • Up to five days of scuba dive gear rental if needed. 
  • Boat dives and shore dives.
  • Tanks and weights for the duration of the program (other Equipment can be rented or purchased at a discounted rate)


Core PADI Courses 

  • PADI Advanced Open Water Course 
  • PADI Rescue Diver Course  
  • PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Diver
  • PADI Nitrox (Enriched Air) Diver 
  • PADI Deep Diver
  • PADI Freediver  Speciality
  • PADI Dive Equipment Specialist
  • PADI divemaster course

Additional extras (Included)

  • Professional Mentor Program
  • Dive Club Membership 
  • Professional In Training Tshirt 
  • Unlimited Diving during your program
  • Unlimited use of Tanks and Weights
  • Air Fills
  • PADI Membership Fee (After divemaster course)
  • PADI Application Fees
  • Airport Transfers (From Sydney Airport on arrival)

Professional Level Dive Instructors

Are you a certified diver interested in taking your professional dive journey further than just Divemaster? If so, this internship can help. Whether it's becoming a PADI Dive Instructor or even a PADI Master Scuba Trainer, all of these levels are possible with our program and is already indicated on the booking page. The estimated time needed to reach each level varies; four weeks for a fully trained PADI Dive Instructor and nine weeks to become a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer.

Accommodation in Sydney While Training

With our dive shop being just 20 min from the city, we have accommodation available from backpackers to Airbnb to suit your needs. Please let us know what you are looking for, and we will help you find a suitable option.

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FAQ's PADI Divemaster Internship

1. What is the PADI Divemaster Internship?

The PADI Divemaster Internship is an immersive learning program that allows aspiring divemasters to become certified professionals in scuba diving. The internship includes theoretical and practical instruction from experienced divers and hands-on experience as a PADI Divemaster.

2. What are the requirements for the PADI Divemaster Internship?

To become a certified PADI Divemaster, you must be 18 or older, complete an Open Water Certification program, and demonstrate medical fitness to dive.

3. What are the Visa Requirements to do the Internship?

A tourist visa will only be necessary to participate in the internships if you decide to participate. Depending on your country of origin, you can select a visa that lasts three, six, or 12 months. If you plan to complete both the Divemaster and Instructor training programs, it is advisable to choose a visa that lasts for at least six months. If you are interested in staying longer, you can obtain either a Work Holiday Visa or a Working Holiday Visa (depending on your nationality category), enabling you to work part-time while completing the program and after completion.

It is important to note that if your goal is to progress beyond the Divemaster level and become an Instructor, you will not need to obtain a WorkingHoliday or Working Holiday visa. However, the visa requirement is mandatory if you aspire to become a Divemaster and would like to explore the Great Barrier Reef.

4. How long does the Internship take to complete?

The Divemaster Internship usually spans nine weeks, although this timeframe may be adjusted according to your abilities and available hours. You'll get hands-on practice with dives as well as take theoretical tests during the program, giving you a comprehensive result that prepares you for diving mastery.

5. What are the benefits of completing the Internship in Sydney?

With the Divemaster Internship, spend an unforgettable experience in a safe and welcoming city like Sydney. You'll have access to some of Australia's top dive spots, providing valuable hands-on training in a PADI Career Development Centre with three professional course directors and staff! With its proximity to world-class diving locations, this internship will be one you won't soon forget.

6. Can I work to Pay off my Internship?

You can find part-time employment to supplement your internship if you possess a valid visa. Our programs are tailored for continual growth, allowing you the opportunity to take back what was invested in training and development. We only employ certified professionals here at Abyss to guarantee top-notch service and quality instruction. We strive towards excellence by providing our clients with the highest level of education possible; this will also help them get jobs after completing our program!

7. How do I apply for the PADI Divemaster Internship in Sydney?

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