Are you tired of an ordinary 9-5 job, the “rat-race”? Is life getting too dull for you?

If you’re a scuba diver, you obviously already have a passion for the adventurous lifestyle – if you’re not, you must be looking to change and start living life to the fullest.

PADI scuba dive instructors spend their work days scuba diving. We lead dive trips, teach diving courses and see things most people can only be envious and dream about! Make the picture here an everyday waking sight for you. Make a career scuba diving!

Mermaid’s CDC Pattaya, Thailand, offers you our “Diving Life” internship training course program (operated since 1999 – the longest in it’s field by 5 years). From open water diver to open water scuba instructor in approximately 6 months (experience dependant). The diver internships include all the PADI dive courses required, PADI Course Fees, unlimited scuba dives, your own full set of BRAND NEW professional scuba dive equipment and lodgings (accommodation) for up to 7 months in one of the most exciting cities in the world – Pattaya, (Jomtien) Thailand.

Sound like a lot of money? Let me spell that out for you again! Mermaids OWSI (Dive Instructor) is the original, longest running and most complete Dive Career Development Program for dive jobs available – you get:

Full course training from beginner to instructor (Full dive education)

PADI Dive Instructor Gold Package

Certification level when arriving Course DurationPrice (Thai baht)I have my own equipment
Not Certified7 months354,800324,800
Open Water Diver5 months334,800304,800
Advanced Diver5 months326,800296,800
Rescue Diver4 months312,800282,800
Divemaster 3 months245,000215,000

 Package Includes:

  • PADI Open Water Course
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Course
  • Emergency First Response Course – CPR/1st AID with AED for Adult, Infant and Child
  • PADI Rescue Diver Course
  • 5 x PADI Specialty Diver Courses
  • PADI Oxygen Provider Course
  • National Geographic Diver Course
  • PADI Full Face Mask Diver Course
  • PADI Master Scuba Diver certification
  • PADI Divemaster Course
  • Emergency First Response Instructor Course
  • PADI Instructor Development Course
  • PADI Instructor Examinations
  • 5 x PADI Specialty Instructor Courses
  • Equipment package
  • Unlimited diving for your course duration
  • ALL Manuals and Materials for the training
  • Private Taxi from Bangkok Airport to Pattaya
  • Accommodation on a self catering basis
  • Visa Assistance (Paperwork to support a student visa application)

PADI Dive Instructor Silver Package

Certification level when arriving Course DurationPrice (Thai baht)I have my own equipment
Not Certified6 months261,446231,476
Open Water Diver82 days187,476157,476
Advanced Diver77 days182,476152,476
Rescue Diver75 days177,476147,476
Divemaster 42 days152,171122,171

Package Includes:

  • PADI Open Water Course
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Course
  • Emergency First Response Course – CPR/1st AID with AED for Adult
  • PADI Rescue Diver Course
  • PADI Master Scuba Diver certification
  • PADI Divemaster Course
  • Emergency First Response Instructor Course
  • PADI Instructor Development Course
  • PADI Instructor Examinations
  • ALL Manuals and Materials for the training
  • Equipment package
  • Unlimited diving for your course duration
  • Accommodation on self catering basis
  • Visa Assistance (Paperwork to support a student visa application)