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Frequently Asked Questions

Common questions?

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What if I want to do a part time course?
Our PADI Dive Professional courses are run over weekends and evenings and we can help design a course to suit your schedule and other commitments.

Do I need to be a good swimmer?
Dive professionals must be comfortable and confidentin open water. You do need to be able to swim 400m, snorkel 800m and float/tread water for 15mins as part of your watermanship evaluations.

What are the medical criteria?
All candidates are required to have passed a current diving medical undertaken by a Doctor or Physician. This medical must remain valid for the duration of the course of study.

If I have asthma can I dive?
This depends on your situation and needs to be discussed with a Registered Doctor.

What equipment do I need?
Candidates are required to own their own scuba equipment; this includes a suitable wetsuit/drysuit, mask/snorkel/fins, weight belt, gloves/boots, surface signalling devices - 1 audible and 1 visual, compass, torch and line cutting tool. Ask us about suitable packages and purchase options.

Where do you dive?
We are lucky in Wellington to have access to a great variety of dive sites, within the Taputeranga Marine Reserve along the south coast, in Wellington Harbour and over on the west coast. Boat dives open up more oppurtunities including the F69 Wreck. Our dive club is also very active with regular trips around New Zealand.

How do I enrol?
It’s easy, all you need to do is email us and we’ll organise a time to meet and chat about the course.

Is it easy to get a job as a dive instructor?
Our graduates are sought after and usually find their dream position with ease. We prides ourself on getting you job-ready, so you can easily move onto yor next adventure.