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NZQA Approved Diploma In Professional Scuba Instruction

NZQA Approved Diploma In Professional Scuba Instruction


  • Mon 14 Feb ’22, 9:00am – 5:00pm


DIve HQ Auckland, Academy of Scuba, Mt Roskil, 50 Frost Rd, Mt Roskill, Mt Roskill



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Dive HQ Auckland

Enrolment paperwork is available for the late start of Feb 2022 then August 2022 & Feb 2023.

Become a PADI Professional Scuba Diving Instructor with 5 specialities in just under 1 year.

We teach a combination of academic studies with lots of discussion and interaction along with regular practical experience. You will learn as you experience the wonder of scuba diving at our amazing New Zealand dive sites. We get you out of the classroom and into the water doing what you are passionate about.

You do not need any prior Scuba experience and we will take you from your Open Water Course through Advanced-Rescue-Divemaster-Instructor-Speciality Instructor. Diploma graduates complete NZQA unit standards in a variety of diving areas including Night, Underwater Navigation, Search, & Recovery, Deep, Marine Species Identification, Wreck.

The structure of study for the Diploma means we get you out there into the open sea and diving and you’ll have at least 100 dives under your belt when you complete your diploma along with friends and dive buddies you’ll have made for life.

Our Course Tutors are fully qualified PADI instructors.

Be part of our Dive HQ 5 Star Instructor Development Centre Community whilst you study and experience NZ Diving at it's best.

Our Graduates become part of our busy dive centre and experience what it's like to work in the Dive Industry here in NZ.

You really will feel you are already part of an exciting and varied industry, whilst studying with us.

Once trained as a Divemaster (after 6 months) you can join our recreational training courses as Divemaster, help out and get the valuable experience you can use in your future career.

Our facility in Mt Roskill has plenty of parking and public transport routes nearby. We can get you to the best NZ Diving, quickly and comfortably. All transport to NZ dive sites included in the course fees along with accommodation for field trips around the North Island.

If you love being near the water, on the water and in it and feel you have what it takes to be a great Professional Scuba Instructor, then get in touch today!

Train to be a PADI Dive Instructor with Dive HQ Auckland, in Mt Roskill.

Academy of Diving Trust is registered as a Private Training Establishment by NZQA and has the approval to sub-contract to Dive HQ Westhaven in Auckland. We offer a range of part-time & full-time career qualifications at our Auckland City delivery site. Come and visit us at our Westhaven Store and have an informal chat. Or message us on Facebook or Instagram.

Our NZQA approved Tertiary programmes are Student Loan approved for NZ citizens and persons who have held NZ permanent residency for a minimum of 3 years. You may also be eligible for Fees Free depending on your circumstances.

Course Start Dates in August and February each year.

Course length: Just under 1 year.
Age 17+ Must be age 18 by the time you take PADI Divemaster

Email us today: or text "careers" to 02102508990.

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