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PADI IDC Student Questions

on Mar 5, 2013

Q1) I’m enquiring about the PADI IDC & IE Revision DVD. How often is it updated? Is it possible for a licenced user to access the updates – or do they have to purchase the entire new version of the DVD as it’s updated? A1) Once you get the DVD then you can get the updated main document emailed to you once it gets updated. Q2) Please could you...

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Internship for your IDC

on Jan 26, 2013

Many people consider an Internship as a route to becoming a Scuba Instructor, if the company is professional / well established and staffed with great people then it can be a great way to learn lots while living and ‘working’ in a different country. If you make a good impression while living and working with the company they might see fit to employ you...

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on Jan 23, 2013

These questions been asked recently, hopefully can help other candidates: [IDC Candidate 1] Hi there. i am 25 years of age.. i live in¬† South Africa… i and very interested in doing a diving instructors development course… iv been looking into courses that are done here in South Africa but also looking at doing overseas rather. what i would like to know...

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Dive student’s questions

on Nov 8, 2011

If you think once you are an instructor you are going to sit in a dive centre and get emails like ‘I want to book an open water course to begin in 2 weeks – how do I pay my deposit’ then you have a shock coming. I can remember spending hours and hours talking and emailing potential students / divers only to realise that they have other motives like...

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Scuba Diving Job Introductions

on Oct 3, 2011

Forgetting to spend time on your initial email Introductions is a mistake and its this that will invite potential employees to actually look at your CV, here are some examples: 1, I am a 25 year old recently qualified and enthusiastic OWSI. Seeking work over the winter season. I am keen expand my experience whilst working in a challenging instructional environment....

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Adventures of a Dive instructor part 2

on Sep 18, 2011

Email updates with Dive center owner, this updates shows that during ‘low’ season in Phuket its tough to just ‘find’ divers / students and also you need a good accountant and shouldnt work without a work permit when working as a Dive Instructor. Dive Community Weekly Update¬†Monday, May 08, 2006 Monday – Picked up a free sample U/W...

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