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Divemaster Resort training

Resort training in the Divemaster Internship program

If you are looking to gain more experience as a Divemaster and want to dedicate at least 2 months to  hands on training as a scuba professional then this divemaster internship is for you! You will spend at least 6 – 8 weeks (dependent on dive numbers) training in all areas of a working dive center, along side PADI Instructors at our PADI Five Star IDC Dive Center whilst you complete your PADI Divemaster training.

 PADI divemaster internship     
Working as part of our team of Dive Professionals, you can gain real hands on experience in areas such as dive center logistics, tank filling and equipment maintenance. Also PADI Programs, supervising and assisting certified divers and dive crew skills. You will gain valuable experience working with customers from all around the world and seeing how a real working dive resort runs. During this time you will also be diving nearly everyday and having a great time whilst doing so!

This PADI Divemaster internship gives you a reduced price for your training, but only serious candidates will have the opportunity to take part as you must dedicate at least 6 – 8 weeks to your training and work experience. It also includes for FREE 2 additional specialties from a choice.


General Divemaster course information:
Through your divemaster internship you will have to complete the following sections;

Knowledge Development: 9 topics ranging from dive theory to assisting student divers in training.
5 Waterskills Excercises including a 400m swim, 800m snorkel swim, float and equipment exchange exercise.    See a video of the divemaster equipment exchange
A diver rescue assessment
A skill circuit, where you will practice demonstrating 24 skills for future classes
A Practical application section including a deep dive scenario, search and recovery scenario, mapping project and dive briefing practice.
Divemaster conducted programs section, which includes 5 workshops where you will practice organizing and conducting different programs including scuba review, skin diver course, discover scuba diving and discover local diving.

During your divemaster internship, where you will be diving most days, assisting both certified divers and students and learning how to become a certified assistant. You will be expected to come to the dive center 6 days a week with hours from 7.15am until 3pm or 10.30am until 5pm. Days can vary, sometimes finishing earlier than that, other days later, depending on courses and trips. It is always a fun day and there is plenty of time to hit the beach, surf or take part in other activities in the area too.
All this and more when you come and join the team at Go Pro Costa Rica to complete your PADI Divemaster program!
Working in Costa Rica to complete your PADI Divemaster is a fantastic experience so come and live the dream with us here at Go Pro Costa Rica!

For a full list of the divemaster course requirements check out our blog posts, Divemaster requirements Part 1 and divemaster requirements part 2

Instructor Internship

If you are looking to become a PADI scuba instructor and want to gain experience then this could work for you. After the completing the PADI IDC course here with us you get the opportunity to teach under the supervision of our instructors. This is a great way to get some certifications under your belt before starting out on your instructor career. Throughout the year we offer a few positions at the dive center for instructor candidates who would also like to help us out in other aspects of the dive industry as well. For example, we are always looking for students to help us expand our project aware and conservation programs.

Additional Information

Great savings are also available including free meals with some accommodation packages as well as savings with equipment packages!

There are only a limited number of spaces for the work exchange program each month so sign up soon!
Please contact us for more details