Thank you for expressing an interest in becoming a PADI Instructor and thinking about a career in diving! It is both a privilege and a pleasure to be the one to introduce you to this fantastic industry!The most critical aspect of developing and maintaining a successful career is to remember that the dive industry is a business.
You can enjoy a rewarding career in the diving industry and together with the
right exposure your opportunities are unlimited.
The KEY TO SUCCESS is to obtain as much practical and educational experience as possible from the right people. Being a successful Instructor is more than just teaching scuba. In today's market this is simply not enough. You need to understand the international diving industry, know and acknowledge the philosophy of the diving business and appreciate the ethical considerations.
I have been involved with Reef Divers since 1994. During this time, Reef Divers has trained the most divers in South Africa and has obtained the rating of a Career Development Centre, the oldest CDC in Southern Africa. One of less than 45 centers so rated WORLDWIDE!
I AM THE ONLY COURSE DIRECTOR IN SOUTH AFRICA WHO OWNS AND ACTIVELY MANAGES A PADI FIVESTAR CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTRE.
I am also an IANTD Instructor trainer, RAID Instructor trainer, ERF Instructor Trainer, Cave diver, Trimix Instructor, Close Circuit Rebreather Instructor and PADI TecRec Instructor. Your training will certainly go beyond merely the recreational diving experience!
I still actively teach and have recently received 100 certifications in one year award from PADI again! This means I know the industry, live and work in it, not just train Instructors. I also include aspects such as diving industry management, marketing tips and pricing workshops on IDC’s.
Since I employ Instructors as well as place Instructors in the industry, I know exactly what values, qualities, attributes, skills and knowledge are required by prospective employers.
Let me share my knowledge and experience with you. Let me put YOU in the spotlight of this industry; let me help you begin your career with maximum impact - not just as another Instructor!