We offer excellent and fun SCUBA internship programs in Puerto Vallarta Mexico with all support by Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI).

This internship program takes you from a non diver or beginner diver to dive Master in only three months, all this time you will learn and work side by side with your instructors and buddies who will share all their experience, knowledge and professional skills.

Internship program means you will be living with us for minimum three months until you get a pro level as a Dive Master with option to become as an Open water Scuba Instructor immediately later of concluding your training but meantime you’ll be working with us to acquire more experience and better professional quality.

FAQS of internship programs

Why PADI and what is it?
PADI (Professinal Association of Diving Instructors) the way the world learns to dive.

PADI has an international covering, with offices of service in Australia, Canada, Switzerland, Japan, Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States. PADI Worldwide (the central office) it is located in California, United States. The PADI offices give service to more than 130,000 professional members and to more than 5,300 dive centers and resorts in more than 183 countries. To assist the necessities of the divers from all over the world, the translations of PADI materials are available at least in 6 languages.

What is a Dive Master PADI and does he do?
The Dive master level of is the first PADI affiliation level. The PADI Dive masters
supervise diving activities for certified divers, they help toistructors in the training of students, and they teach diving with snorkel and without scuba. This level points out a person that has excellent abilities of diving and behavior that it can serve as model, solid rescue abilities, professional level of knowledge of diving theory, supervision capacities and administration of immersions, and competition as a certified assistant.

Do I have to know to dive or swim?
No, it is not necessary because here you will learn everything from the most basic things.

What is the internship program and what it consists?
It is a professional formation training of diving. It consists on a stay in our PADI dive center facilities taking theoretical and practical classes as much you need in the pool and ocean to obtain a professional level inside of diving environment, ready to work in any dive operation around the world offering satisfactions to million people. You are also integrated like part of the group of work of the center developing your knowledge and abilities directly in the labor field.

How long is the internship program?
The internship program has duration of single 1 1/2 months in which you finished completely qualified for any situation in diving environment. How long time take to study in any university a career that allows you to work at the same time that you learn? You need only 1 1/2 months in our facilities.

What it includes?
  • The PADI back up with all the international certifications cards since basic, advanced level and rescue diver, 5 specialties of sport & recreational diving and a pool trainer certification to teach introductory classes in the pool.
  • Hosting during three months in our dive center facilities.
  • DAN (Divers alert Network) insurance as long you’ll be studying.
  • Continuous and personalized attention from anyone of our affiliated instructors.
  • Complete didactic materials in your language.
  • Transportation from the dive center to the dock, pool and host.
  • Brand new set of scuba equipment to keep it since first day (fins, mask, snorkel, gloves, regulators and compensator vest).
  • Unlimited dives with lunch and drinks.

How much does it cost?
The complete internship program is for $4,900.00 USD.
The price of the internship is based in your certification level when you enroll, if your already have the PADI Open Water certification or equivalent of any other agency, only you would pay the proportional part of it, same thing if you already have some dive gear.

Level All inclusive With host winthout equipment With equipment without host Without host without equipment Training time
Beginer $4,350.00 $3,700.00 $3,250.00 $2,600.00 1 1/2 months
Open Water Diver $4,100.00 $3,450.00 $3,050.00 $2,400.00 1 1/2 months
Advanced Diver $3,850.00 $3,200.00 $2,700.00 $2,050.00 1 months
Rescue $3,500.00 $2,850.00 $2,350.00 $1,700.00 1/2 a 1 months

Where is it?
We are located just to 15 minutes to the north from the Puerto Vallarta, Mexico international airport, in the population of The Cruz of Huanacaxtle toward to the paradisiacal beaches of Punta Mita, Nayarit.

Which certifications do I'll obtain?

  • Scuba Diver.
  • Open Water Diver.
  • Specialist in deep diving.
  • Boat diving specialty.
  • Multi level diver.
  • Night diving specialty.
  • Under water navigation.
  • Enriched air (NITROX).
  • Buoyancy specialist.
  • Advance Open Water Diver.
  • Emergency First Responder primary and secondary care adults, childrens and infants.
  • CPR for Adults, Children and Infants
  • Oxygen provider.
  • Rescue diver.
  • Pool trainer.
  • Dive Master or Master Scuba Diver.
  • Instructor (optional)

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