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Ever consider running your own business and enjoying the unique lifestyle as a PADI dive shop or resort owner?

Are you ready to...

  • Create your dream job?
  • Be your own boss?
  • Get paid to scuba dive and help others transform their lives?
  • Love what you do while earning a good income?
  • Hear people “ooh” and “ahh” when you tell them what you do for a living?

...Then you are ready to delve deeper into the world of self employment by opening your own dive shop.

Get Started With Your Own Dive ShopHow to Start Your Own Scuba Business
Starting your own business can be exciting and challenging. A PADI Dive Center or Resort is the heart of the scuba diving industry. As a dive shop owner you have the privilege and responsibility of introducing your community to the exciting world of scuba diving and marine conservation.

It takes realistic business skills to succeed, especially in today’s market, which has far more sophisticated competition and customers than ever before.

Taking time to research what it takes to start your own business is time very well spent. In doing so, you begin to outline your to-do list and take necessary steps to develop your entrepreneur skill set.

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PADI has been helping dive shops get started and grow to be successful for more than forty years.