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Suzy Parrasen

Suzy Parrasen

A Part of the Family

I was referred to Aussie Divers Phuket and Darren Gaspari by Platinum Course Director Christophe Pace

I had a very enjoyable and professional IDC with Darren and Ash. Both had a great sense of humor which made the course go quite quickly.

Both spent extra time with me working on areas that I had trouble with. Unfortunately I am not very good at Physics and Physiology and both spent many of extra hours making sure that I was able to pass the exams comfortably.

I came away from the course not only as a PADI Scuba Diving Instructor but with a new approach on scuba diving.

I also made many friends amongst the Aussie Divers team who made me feel like one of the family.

All in all I couldn’t could have asked for more and I hope one day to return to Thailand and work for Aussie Divers.

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Living The Dream After Instructor Graduation

Finding work after becoming a Scuba Diving Instructor can sometimes be a daunting task, you are competing against people with much more experience who have been working in the industry longer. The best thing about doing your Instructor Course in Phuket is that there is almost always work for new instructors and Aussie Divers will help you to get it. We have awesome and varied post graduation programs, ranging from 'Ride Alongs' with our elite instructors to instructor internships where experience & responsibility can be had in real world environments with real customers, getting you the qualifications & certifications you need to be attractive to employers.

The absolute best way to ensure employability after you graduate to a fully fledged (OWSI) Open Water Scuba Diving Instructor is to continue your training with PADI, especially when it comes to the PADI instructor specialties we teach here at Aussie Divers. Once you have five Instructor specialties under your belt you will become an M.S.D.T or Master Scuba Diver Trainer, which looks much better on your diving resume'. Specialties include being able to teach the PADI Deep Diver (40m), Enriched Air Nitrox, PADI Wreck Diver, Sidemount Diver, Digital Underwater Photographer courses, plus many many more!

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PADI Divemaster Aya Terauchi Endorsements

Aya Terauchi

I am a world traveler and I have a lifetime bucket list. Scuba diving is one of them. I got certified PADI Open Water Course in Hawaii in 2013, which I really enjoyed and was satisfied with the fact that "I did it, bucket list checked." I have not had a chance to go diving since then until my friend introduced Aussie Divers in 2015. I did fun dives at Koh Phi Phi and Racha Noi/Yai. I discovered diving in Phuket was amazing with colorful coral reefs and active marine life. I fell in love with scuba diving again! I went back to Hawaii to do PADI Advanced Open Water Course and came back to Phuket to do rescue and ERP with Aussie Diver [...]

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Aussie Divers Idc Candidates Hard At Work In Phuket Thailand Endorsements

Suzy Parrasen

I was referred to Aussie Divers Phuket and Darren Gaspari by Platinum Course Director Christophe Pace I had a very enjoyable and professional IDC with Darren and Ash. Both had a great sense of humor which made the course go quite quickly. Both spent extra time with me working on areas that I had trouble with. Unfortunately I am not very good at Physics and Physiology and both spent many of extra hours making sure that I was able to pass the exams comfortably. I came away from the course not only as a PADI Scuba Diving Instructor but with a new approach on scuba diving. I also made many friends amongst the Aussie Divers team wh [...]

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IDC Physiology Exam Tips – Understanding Ears

Problem with the ears is one of the most common injuries you will face as a scuba diving instructor. General soreness may occur in a lot of new scuba divers as they get used to equalizing. Students or unexperienced divers equalizing to forcefully will be one of the most common injury and instructor will face. They say the problem with ears can occur as shallow as one metre. This means that a student could possibly have issues whilst doing to confined water session. Caution needs to be taken in the shallowest of water. What can further enhance this issue is that there is no physical way of teaching a student to equalize nor any [...]

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The Best Instructor Development Center In Thailand

Here at Aussie Divers IDC Phuket we do not worry about the number of divers or IDC candidates we have, we worry exclusively about the quality of your education, be it one person or many, you'll never feel abandoned or bored when training, working or diving with us. Maintaining relationships before during and after any courses done with us is what Aussie Divers is all about. To help manage such a huge base of divers & industry professionals we built this diver network, connecting on every social media platform we can think of coupled with extremely helpful blog articles, to keep you engaged & to keep you engaged with us for the entirety of your diving career!