When you think about Australia you think of great unspoiled beaches, breathtaking waves and the Great Barrier Reef. If you have an unbridled passion for the sea and the underwater world, the Gold Coast is the answer to all your desires and this course allows you to acquire all the tools you need in preparation for a professional career in the magical marine world.
The Gold Coast is the perfect place to learn how to dive by admiring the wonders of the Australian ocean and to get a valid student visa certificate. The diving instructor profession is also part of the list of sponsored professions.
This course is one of the most recognized in the world and allows you to receive a very high level of preparation on the underwater dive principles and get acquainted with the field thanks to the variety of diving sites that Australia offers, whether it be from the shore or from the boat.
The Scuba Diving course allows you to become a diving instructor with a world-recognized qualification and is suitable for those who already swim and want to convert a passion into a job with the privilege of being able to travel and live in the most beautiful tourist destinations in the world.
It is structured as a Certificate III and Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation and is designed to provide all the practical and theoretical tools to get acquainted with the underwater world and get all the permits needed to become a scuba instructor: from Open Water Diver to Dive Master.
The course is very flexible, composed of two days a week, chosen between Monday and Friday with theoretical and practical lessons. There are more than 110 dives in a year on both the Australian coast and the Cook Islands.
Scuba Diving Course
- Certificate III in Outdoor and Recreation: $6,762 (46 weeks)
- Certificate IV in Outdoor and Recreation: $8,060 (52 weeks)
- Length of visa: up to 2 years
- Frequency: 2 days a week
- Mode: theoretical and practical lessons at sea
- Payment: quarterly
- Admission: every three months
- Campus: Gold Coast
- English Level: Upper Intermediate required for the on-line test
- Know how to swim
- Good physical condition
- Diving Instructor – Short-Term Skilled Occupation List
- Average hourly payment: $20
- Average annual payment: $45,000
The price is subject to change based on entry period, duration of the course, duration of holidays, selected city, school, cost of enrolment and school material.