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Professional Training

Why choose us for your Professional Level Training?

PRODIVE has been a market leader in the dive industry for over 48 years and during this time we have taught more people to dive, taken more people diving and certified more scuba instructors, divemasters and dive professionals than any other Dive Operator on the Planet.  

PRODIVE Professionals work and manage dive operations throughout the world, from Mirabella in Spain, Greece, Malta, the Red Sea, The Caribbean, Fiji, New Guinea, Fiji, Indonesia, Vietnam, The Maldives, Thailand, Japan, Vanuatu, The Great Barrier Reef, P&O, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Luxury Hotels in Bali, The Philippines, Heron Island, Lizard Island, Daydream Island, Lord Howe Island, as well as Private luxury Dive Boats for the Rich and Famous.  So if PRODIVE can't find you a job, someone is likely to come and find you!

Our PRODIVE Professional Career training centre is located on the beautiful NSW Central Coast, a playground between two major cities in NSW. We are very close to many surf and swimming beaches, national parks, hinterland and mountain ranges. So before you commence training in the morning or afterwards in the afternoon you can take a stroll or a swim and immerse yourself in the Aussie beach or bush culture at any of these wonderful locations.


Make the most of your time.
More importantly, the best shore diving sites on the Central Coast are within 5 to 15 minutes drive away. This means you don't waste two or three  hours travelling from inner city suburbs, to the dive sites and back again, each day.


Our Own Indoor Heated Training Pool - Convenience and Comfort!
Learn your skills in our specially designed Scuba Training Pool, at a balmy 28 degrees C, you will feel warm and comfortable throughout your training and it's available anytime you want to practice any of your skills. No commuting, no lugging heavy equipment, no need to contend for space with lap swimmers, screaming children or blaring public address systems and NO NEED TO RUSH.


Our Own Dive Boat - No Extra Costs, Lots More Diving
Snappy Tom is a twin engined RHIB that was designed and built specifically for diving. 
The boat has a full time crew and runs to a permanent schedule, that is tailored to suit the training programs we conduct.


Accommodation
All of our full time Professional Scuba Programs are conducted at our Dive Centre which features on-site accommodation. This area of the dive centre can only be accessed by the residents so privacy and security is maintained. The accommodation is minutes away from numerous cafes, restaurants, takeaways, bars, nightclubs and cinemas.
There's also a variety of sporting venues nearby such as cricket and football ovals, golf courses, tennis and skate parks, surfing beaches, lake fishing as well as plenty of scenic walks and bicycle tracks. 

The M1 Freeway, your direct route north and south is a few kilometres down the road.

On each of our Full Time Professional Career Programs we offer FREE accommodation for the duration of the course to the first two people who book for each start date.

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SSI Advanced to Divemaster Program

Should you be looking to advance your diving capabilities or simply learn new information- This traineeship program is run over three to six months on a part time, mostly on weekends to fit your individual timetable.
$4,438.00 incl GST
$2,495.00 incl GST

SSI Dive Control Specialist (Assistant Instructor)

Dive Control Specialists are authorised to teach selected portions of the Open Water Diver program and selected SSI Specialties, under the indirect supervision of an SSI Instructor. To become an effective Dive Control Specialist, you must accept the role and engage responsibility of being, a dive professional.
$1,295.00 incl GST
$1,095.00 incl GST

SSI Dive Guide

This program gives you the skills and experience required to safely lead groups of certified divers, and is the first step towards an exciting career as an SSI Dive Professional without requiring you to complete an instructor program. Professional Dive Guides can work for SSI Dive Centers, guiding dives in a variety of enviroments and conditions. You will earn the SSI Dive Guide certification after completing this program.
$1,295.00 incl GST
$1,095.00 incl GST

SSI Divemaster

The PRODIVE/SSI Divemaster rating recognises candidates that have the knowledge and training necessary to perform the duties of a certified assistant. These duties including assisting all of our professional Instruction team, conducting entry-level and continuing education, scuba training programs.
$4,469.00 incl GST
$3,999.00 incl GST

SSI Divemaster Crossover

The intent of the SSI Divemaster Crossover program is to provide an orientation to SSI philosophies and procedures to dive professionals from other recognized scuba training agencies. It provides the knowledge and skills needed to conduct SSI programs equivalent to their existing qualifications in a safe and enjoyable manner. Upon completion you will be certified as follows: SSI Divemaster.
$525.00 incl GST
$499.00 incl GST

SSI Divemaster Crossover - copy

The intent of the SSI Divemaster Crossover program is to provide an orientation to SSI philosophies and procedures to dive professionals from other recognized scuba training agencies. It provides the knowledge and skills needed to conduct SSI programs equivalent to their existing qualifications in a safe and enjoyable manner. Upon completion you will be certified as follows: SSI Divemaster.
$525.00 incl GST
$499.00 incl GST

SSI Divemaster to Instructor Program

Designed specifically for divers who want to progress to professional level training.
$8,451.00 incl GST
$6,627.00 incl GST

SSI Fast Track Adventure Dive to Instructor Program

Designed specifically for people who are short on time and have the prerequisite number of dives to qualify for professional level training.
$7,899.00 incl GST
$4,899.00 incl GST

SSI Instructor Training Course

This program provides candidates with the knowledge, concepts and training necessary to organize and conduct entry-level scuba training courses. Candidates will learn the SSI Teaching System and philosophy, and how to effectively teach and evaluate Open Water Diver students. It will also prepare the candidate for their Instructor Evaluation. Candidates who complete this program and the Instructor Evaluation earn the SSI Open Water Instructor certification.
$3,999.00 incl GST
$3,499.00 incl GST

SSI Professional Instructor Program

This course is designed for people interested, in pursuing a career in recreational dive industry. You will be trained in all aspects of running a successful dive centre including, running the compressor and air filling station, servicing diving equipment and retail sales.
$16,687.00 incl GST
$14,295.00 incl GST

SSI Scuba Master

The PRODIVE "Scubamaster Career Program" is the diving equivalent of a super-sized mega meal - It is guaranteed, to leave you feeling satisfied. In addition to developing exemplary scuba diving skills, this program also includes training and experience in other fields such as retail skills, maritime qualifications, dive travel, equipment maintenance and specialised diving activities.
$12,984.00 incl GST
$8,991.00 incl GST

SSI Specialty Instructor Package

SSI instructors have the option to order Specialty Instructor Digital Kits in a package of 5.
$699.00 incl GST
$499.00 incl GST