Instructor Internships

Instructor Internships
Instructor Internships
Brand: PADI
Price: $7,395.00
Brand: PADI
Price: $7,395.00

This Dive Instructor Internship is the perfect way to train as a PADI Dive Instructor and gain real-world experience instructing during your internship. Internship highlights:

  • Start at any level of experience
  • 9 week training period
  • Training to Mater Scuba Diver Trainer level
  • Optional 2-4 weeks work experience on the Great Barrier Reef
  • Train as a Dive Instructor with a Staff Instructor as your mentor
  • Gain Instructor experience while certifying 25 divers
  • Build your qualifications and experience
  • Job placement service

If you wish to hold your place with a 10% deposit then enter discount code "DIS4" when making final payment.

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Dive Instructor Internship

Question: Why do more Australian's GoPRO at Abyss Scuba Diving than at any other dive centre in the world?

Answer: It is because these internships are designed specifically for Australians, by successful Australian dive professionals.

Learn at home + learn from the best = ticket to travel the world.

Become a dive professional at Australia's premier PADI Career Development Centre located right at your front door here in Sydney. "Australian basedâ€Â mean that we have extremely high training and safety standards, as would be expected from a leading Australian dive company. You will be able to quickly set yourself apart from other dive professionals helping you secure employment when you graduate.

As an Abyss candidate, you'll get opportunities that you simply can't get from training with another dive shop both during and after your graduation. Training options like a 2-week dive industry experience trip to Great Barrier Reef, scuba service technician, rebreather and technical diving training are some of the ways you can tailor your program.

Abyss graduates have been placed all over the globe, from full time dive resort managers and dive company owners, to dive instructors who travel and work around the world. You will have a world of opportunities working at some of the most amazing destinations in the world. All our candidates get to use our Job Assistance Program when they graduate to help secure work anywhere in the globe.

If you are serious about making scuba diving your career then Abyss Scuba Diving in Sydney is where you need to start.

Contact our Careers Development Staff on to make it all happen.

Candidates must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have been a certified diver for at least 3 months
  • Have a current medical less than 12 months old
  • Have all required diving equipment
  • Have all books requested by our PADI Course Directors (as per materials)
  • Submit copies of all dive certificates

To help you with any questions we offer an obligation free PADI Career consultation service with one of our Master Instructors.

You can choose from a personal in-store or an online consultation. Why not book a Consultation today.


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dive internship options

Training Includes:

  • Training from your specified level
  • Assistant Instructor Course
  • IDC Preparation Course
  • IDC
  • IDC Instructor Candidate Workbook
  • EFR Instructor Emergency Oxygen Provider Instructor
  • Enriched Air Instructor (prerequisite must already be enriched air certified)
  • Master Scuba Diver Trainer and 5 Spectiality Instructor certifications
  • All Certification and PADI Regristration Fees
  • Student Kit
  • Tanks & Weights
  • Air fills and pool fees
  • Professional tuition, counselling and career advice
  • Professional Instructor pack, containing all stationary require for teaching
  • Use of Required PADI Materials
  • Job Placement Service

Oceanic Scuba Equipment Service Technician Course.


The ability to Service regulators and other dive equipment is a handy asset for any dive professional and it will make you considerably more employable.

Do the Oceanic Equipment service Technicians course as a n add on to your Internship and along with becoming an Oceanic Service Technician and it is simple to upgrade to a PADI Equipment Speciality Instructor.

PADI Master Scuba Diver Option

Master Scuba Diver is PADI's highest nonprofessional recreational diving certification. This is what the best of the best reach for, because the dive possibilities are endless. Prestige isn't easy to earn, but it is certainly well worth it. As a Master Scuba Diver, you'll have a whole new level of training and experience. So add this option to your internship and as well as becoming a PADI Master Scuba Diver you will be trained to be a PADI Enriched Air Diver, PADI underwater navigation specialist, PADI Search & Recovery specialist, a PADI Equipment Specialist as well as obtaining your PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy speciality.

These 5 courses normally cost a total of $1,110 but as part of your internship the special price is only $749



Diving Equipment 
Diving equipment plays an important role in your success as a diving professional. If you have any questions on equipment please don't hesitate to contact an Abyss Staff Member on or +61 2 9583 9662. 
We do have full required equipment packages starting at $2392. 

Equipment Rental is available during your internship
- Full Time Students is $99 / week
- Part Time Student price upon request

We have accommodation available for all our candidates which is available over the duration of your program. The accommodation is located 10 minutes walk from the dive center
Candidates are advised to arrive in Sydney a few days prior to the start of their program to settle in prior to the start of their program.

Costs are only during the set time frame of your internship.

* Twin share rooms may be co-ed when numbers dictate.


Limited availability. Please book early 

Cancellation Policy: Internship deposits are non-refundable and help cover the costs associated with the substantial amount of resources that go into booking and planning your internship. Deposits also cover the cost of any sent PADI e-learning and digital PADI Materials, which are non-refundable once sent to your email account. Once a Deposit is made your position on the Internship is secured and locked in, which means that other candidates are unable to take your place.


To help our overseas and interstate candidates Abyss has invested in a house which is less than a 10 minute from the dive centre and this house is the perfect place for Instructor Interns to stay while in Sydney. 
The house offers:
  • 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 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.

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 etc.

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