At the end of your diving internship if you're not ready to
return home, there are many new options open to you.
Extend your Gap Year Internship with Paid Work in Diving:
Koh Tao Thailand is a popular dive destination.
At the end of your gap year dive internship, as a PADI Divemaster [or PADI Instructor if you choose the instructor Course Add-On], there are many opportunities to work in diving.
At DJL Diving we can help prepare you for your first paid scuba diving work. Our dive internship gives you real hands on experience, so you'll feel comfortable doing the job.
We can assist you in writing a great scuba diving CV, and ask around our contacts throughout Thailand to see who has paid diving work available.
Seek paid work on a scuba diving liveaboard in Thailand
If you qualify from your gap year / dive internship as a strong PADI Divemaster & are here at during Autumn season, you have the option to seek work on a scuba diving liveaboard.
Many dive operators run liveaboard trips from the west coast of Thailand up to the Similan Islands. These trips only run through Autumn till Spring, but there are opportunities to work and experience some world class diving.
Because you're living aboard the dive boat whilst you're working, there's the opportunity to save up some decent cash!
Being a Dive Professional gives you a
'ticket to travel'
Working in diving can carry you to some of the world's most beautiful destinations - just think of the Maldives, Indonesia, the Caribbean, Pacific islands, Thailand . . . many possibilities.
As a PADI Divemaster or Instructor you can live and work in these places, taking people scuba diving.
Becoming a dive professional really is the opportunity of a lifetime.
Continue your Dive Education to extend your knowledge & experience; BSAC Skill Development Courses & PADI Distinctive Specialties
Beyond our scuba diving internships DJL Diving offer a range of other courses which can develop your knowledge and experience of other areas of diving.
Our BSAC Skill Development Course include workshops on topics as;
- Air Compressor Operation
- Outboard Engine Boat Maintenance
- Chart Work
- Dive planning & marshalling... and more
We also provide PADI Distinctive Specialties to further develop your diving skills;
- Thailand Search & Recovery
- Underwater Naturalist
- Enriched Air Diving
- Wreck Diver... and more
Enhanced employment prospects
Even if at the end of your gap year / diving internship you plan to return home to pursue an alternate career, the experiences you'll get during your scuba internship will stand you in good stead.
Leadership, organization, responsibility, communication & experiencing a diverse environment - all these things will help you develop and give you an advantage whatever career you choose.
Your CV certainly looks a lot more interesting and attractive with a Divemaster Internship in Thailand on it.