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Phuket PADI Employment FAQ

Phuket PADI Employment FAQ

Helpful answers to commonly asked questions about Employment as a PADI Instructor Phuket

Q: Is working in Phuket an option after I become an instructor?

A: Yes. To put it simply, Phuket is a great place to work from, easy diving all year round, with some nice wrecks and reefs. We also are a departure point for Similan Island liveaboard’s, so it’s easy to work there in the high season while living in Phuket.

Q: Can I work for Aussie Divers After I graduate?

A: If you wish to be an Aussie Divers Instructor and join our awesome group of industry professionals the first thing you need to do is arrange a work permit., there are two main steps. Once you have that and are legally allowed to work in Thailand, we can discuss your employment options

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Aussie Divers Phuket IDC Best Thailand

Q: Do I need a work permit to work in Thailand?

A: Yes 100%. If you do not have a work permit there is no discussion. We legally can not employ anyone without a work permit. If you do not have a work permit and are caught working in Thailand or Phuket it’s a hefty fine and possibly jail or deportation. It’s not worth the risk. Aussie Divers Phuket can help you with your work permit should you choose to get one.

Q: Is it easy to find scuba diving work in Phuket?

A: Yes. Diving here is an all year round activity. The weather usually permits diving all through low and high seasons and both are extremely busy so there is always a call for good instructors here.

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Aussie Divers Phuket Underwater Open Alix

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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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!

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After a great year teaching Instructor Development Courses at Aussie Divers Phuket, PADI Course Director Darren Gaspari received the converted Gold PADI Course Director Award. It was a fantastic award to receive and very humbling to be in the company of some of the world's best PADI Course Directors. Aussie Divers Phuket will be running monthly Instructor Development Courses every month for 2018. Book You PADI IDC With Aussie Divers Phuket Today [...]

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Dominik “Manni” Groetsch

After looking for the right place to do my PADI Instructor Development Course & Instructor Exam's (PADI IDC/IE) I was referred to the awesome & WORLD's Best dive IDC Centre, Aussie Divers Phuket, by the PADI Platinum Course Director Christophe Pace. The boss… MASTER PADI Course-Director Darren Gaspari and his team personally made my stay and the IDC course ended up being very enjoy and unforgettable. The training, practice and theory I received, wasn`t just made or designed to pass the PADI Instructor Exam weekend, it also personally gave me way more than needed and I am thankful for it. During the whole IDC, the whole Aussie Dive [...]

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