Open Water Diver to Instructor

When you have no qualifications at all and want to become a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, we have a 6 months program that will be ideal to get you started.

This program requires your time and commitment but after 6 months you can look back at your achievements and be proud, as well as being fully aware of the PADI system and the day to day running of a dive centre.


It will take 6 months because of the PADI Instructor exam requirements, but also to make sure you will have the confidence and skills to be perfectly prepared in your new career.

Our program will give you all the information and training you need to become a great PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor. You will learn many outstanding diving skills that will make you a responsible and safe dive instructor.

Our goal is to not only get you qualified, but to make sure you get the right amount of experience. You will also learn about marine biology and reef conservation techniques to maximise your awareness and skills as a professional in this program.

Prerequisites for This Program:

  • 18+
  • Have a medical certificate that states you are fit for diving

This Program Includes the Following PADI Courses and Extras

  • Open Water Diver course
  • Advanced Open Water Diver course
  • EFR First aid
  • Rescue Diver course
  • Divemaster course
  • EFR Instructor course
  • Instructor development course
  • PADI online theory (Physics, Physiology, Equipment, Decompression theory and Skills and E learning, online presentations environment)
  • Compressor workshop
  • All round 5 star dive centre experience
  • Access to the hotel pool for practice (we are the only company in Bayahibe with an onsite training pool)
  • Job placement assistance
  • Commissions on sales and guiding dives, when divemaster certified (after 3 months)
  • Side mount Specialty
  • Nitrox specialty
  • Other specialty of choice
  • Marine biology training, Fundemar certificate
  • Airport transfers
  • Required PADI materials
  • PADI certification fees
  • At least the 100 required dives for certification (In general you will log 150 to 200 dives)
  • A shared room in our apartments for 6 months. Private rooms available on request
  • Local Medical Insurance
  • DAN diving Insurance ( 1 year)

All inclusive price for this program $8999. Duration 6 months.

PADI Qualification Success
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Not Included in This Program

  • Meals and drinks
  • Local lunch cost around $5
  • $10 tourist visa
  • Flights