From the time man had the urge to explore the underwater world, the pleasures were denied to the vast majority until scuba equipment was developed in its present form. Now that diving is accessible to anyone, there is a demand for people who have a passion for diving and want to share the experience with others.
Live the Dream
Becoming a Dive Professional can be as little or as much as you want it to be and our teaching system with SSI is the most flexible training on the market.
As a Dive Professional you can travel the world diving, teaching and showing people something that they will enjoy and always remember. Whether is be leading certified divers at a new dive site, or teaching advanced training, a Dive Professionals career is always full of excitement and there are new adventures waiting behind every door.
A work/life balance
The career path of a Dive Professional can take you on many journies. There is flexibility in both the training and your career as a Dive Professional so you can maintatin that work/life balance. Some people choose to become a Dive Professional so they can work thier current job during the week and then spend their weekends diving. Its also a great way to earn a little extra money on the side. Others choose it as their career and go to become an Instructor or Manage a Dive Dentre or Resort.
Which Step to take?
Very few of our Dive Professional candidates have their whole career pathway mapped out, so dont worry if you dont know where you want to end up. Taking the first steps to become a Dive Guide and a Dive Master are very rewarding, you are finally heading out to show other divers what you love doing - diving and all the things to see. Most choose to then go on to complete their Dive Control Specialist (Dive Con) course and can assist Instructors on courses and start to teach some basic specialties. From here, you can stay at this level or move into the relm of instructing and experience the thrill of taking someone for their very first dive. You can go slow or do it all at once, we dont have any set rules, whatever suits your lifestyle
Quality Training and Experience
Everyone wants to the best value for money these days, but this shouldn't compromise your training experience. To achieve the most out of your Dive Professional course not only do you need quality training that is delivered safely at the highest skill level, but also experience in a variety of conditions. This means lots of diving through a range of activities. Leading dives, assisting more experienced instructors on courses and diving to a range of depth, not just spending time under a pier. Our boats are running charter all the time, and we encourage our Dive Professionals to join in on as many activities as they can and the best part is - its FREE. Its important to us that you are out there building your experience, and very few places in the world can offer what we can with your prefessional training, FREE boat diving as part of your professional training.
Being an Dive Victoria Dive Professional means meeting the challenges of todays´s diving industry with competence and innovation. Go Anywhere. Do Anything. The Opportunities are unlimited.