A true Diving Professional Internship. The PADI Divemaster Internship prepares you to become the ultimate professional which increases your employment opportunities. More than just the minimum, this internship option is perfect for the new diver looking for a career change and ensures that you are ahead of the rest. With the experience you gain during the program, you will be a highly skilled and well-prepared Divemaster and Freediving Instructor that can take on the world!
With all course materials and even return airport transfers and the options accommodation, equipment hire, you really can just kick back knowing you are well on your way to living the dream and turning the ocean into your office.
Freediving is an exciting new addition to the sport of diving with more and more dive operators looking for Divemasters and instructors with the capability of teaching freediving along with their scuba abilities. Freediver training will not only make you a better scuba diver, but also increase your employment opportunities due to the high demand for Freediving Instructors.
If however, Freediving is not of interest to you, we have a Technical Diving option, also highly valuable to any Divemaster candidate looking to better themselves and increase employment opportunities. When you graduate from the PADI Divemaster Internship you will have real hands-on experience and be ready to work in the dive industry.
Commitment: Full Time 9 weeks
Part Time aprox 6 months commitment
(Full Time is based on 5 days per week attendance - Part Time is primarily weekend attendance)
Be certified as a PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent (if certified by an agency other than PADI please contact Abyss staff).
Be 18 years or older at the commencement of the program.
Provide a diving medical within the last 12 months. (medical form)
How do I start my PADI Dive Internship?
Our dive courses and diving internships follow the logical flow of your own personal leadership development. Either select the individual courses you want to attend, select a complete packaged internship option or email us firstname.lastname@example.org with your specific details and we will design a package to meet your needs.
This internship does not include accommodation, or personal snorkelling and safety equipment. This can be selected as an additional option if required at time of booking. Please see options above.
*Instructor Internship work experience includes:
2 weeks liveaboard work experience on the Great Barrier Reef in Cairns, Queensland
- Return airfares from Sydney to Cairns
- 2 weeks accommodation and food while onboard
- Dive crew t-shirt to wear while onboard
* Work experiences as a Divemaster Intern does require an Australian Working Visa and as such may limit some candidates.
To help our overseas and interstate candidates Abyss has invested in a house which is less than a 10-minute walk from the dive centre and this house is the perfect place for Divemaster Interns to stay while in Sydney.
The house offers:
The Diving Interns House is central to most things and the perfect place to stay for your internship and enjoy all that Sydney has to offer.
- Easy access to the Dive Center
- Close proximity to the beach
- The opportunity to study with fellow interns
- The opportunity to mix socially with other interns
- A short train journey to central Sydney
- High-Speed Internet for study and communications home
The large living rooms are ideal for cosy get-togethers. Watch a movie, munch on the pizza you just ordered or simply for a heart to heart with other
housemates, this place brings people together. Leading onto the study room which has a library of books for discussing what we saw on the days dive we head into the kitchen. A large kitchen with the amount of storage, here you cook group meals, play music