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
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.