Get a Life! Go PRO. Teach Scuba Diving
Become a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor and take your career anywhere. When was the last time you said, "I love my job! "? Go PRO and you'll be saying it all the time.
Ditch the nine to five office job. Live your dream by transforming the lives of others while teaching scuba diving lessons.
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Go PRO with PADI!
As a PADI Professional, you'll be part of the largest, most widely recognized scuba training organization in the world. With more than 5900 PADI Dive Centers and Resorts on the planet, the world is your office - and your playground!
Where to go pro
You can take the PADI Divemaster course from any PADI Dive Shop, Resort, or Individual PADI Instructor. Higher level professional courses are offered by PADI Five Star Dive Centers, Five Star Instructor Development Centers, Career Development Centers, Five Star Dive Resorts and Five Star Instructor Development Dive Resorts. More Information.
How to go pro
Whether you're taking your first professional step to become a PADI Divemaster or you're gearing up to be a Course Director you can find the right PADI Dive Shop or Resort to mentor you. More Information.
What you can teach
The higher you take your professional career, the more you can teach. Compare the professional levels and what you can do. More Information.
What PADI pro diving jobs are available
Learn about the flexible scuba diving career opportunities that are available. More Information.
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