Dive Master Trainingship

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Are you passionate about marine conservation and looking to kickstart your career in the diving industry? Look no further!
We have immediate positions available for interns at our newly opened shop in Airlie Beach. Join our team at the Airlie Beach Dive Centre & Reef Life Saving Inc. and embark on a rewarding journey towards becoming a PADI Dive Master Professional, Lifeguard/Swim teacher.

Training Details:

  • Duration: 4-6 months (flexible based on your start of qualification and studies, your levels, and desired certification)
  • Weekly training hrs 40 incl. work weekends and public holidays
  • Working hrs do not include your self-paced theory book or online studies
  • Trainingship programs offered by Reef Life Saving Inc. & Airie Beach Dive/ Swim Centre provide high-level training in a relaxed environment.
  • Work with a non-profit organization dedicated to environmental preservation.


  • Valid Australian Standards 2299 Commercial Dive Medical prior to starting.
  • You must like teaching children
  • You must be able to work on Weekends and Public Holidays
  • Min age requirement for Dive Master certification is 18.
  • Must have a manual driver’s license
  • Must possess a “Working with Children Blue Card” (we can process it for free through our non-profit organization).
  • Must have own fins mask, snorkel, wetsuit, knife, and horn. Can be purchased in our shop staff discount

Student Benefits:

  • Comprehensive training program with skilled instructors.
  • Use of scuba dive equipment includes BCD, Regs, and Tanks/ must have own fins mask, snorkel, wetsuit, and horn
  • Opportunity to complete certifications such as
      1.  First Aid
      2. Provide Advanced Resuscitation And Oxygen Therapy
      3. PADI Open Water
      4. PADI Advanced Open Water
      5. PADI Rescue Diver
      6. PADI Dive Master
      7. PADI Mermaid
      8. Pool Lifeguard
      9. Optional Swim Teacher (practical  training hrs 20)
            • Become a Master Scuba Diver Specialties:
              1. Search and Recovery:
              2. PADI Digital Underwater Photographer and Video
              3. Fish Identification
              4. Deep Diver
              5.  PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy
              6. Underwater Navigation


  • We ensure enough training to be confident in your job as a Dive Master
  • Free Accommodation  with a Share Ensuite Wifi and fridge
  • a free bicycle and be borrowed and used a manual car able to work independently

Over $14000 worth on Training / Accommodation and Certifications


  • Assist and learn how dive operations works, office work, customer service, and sales.
  • Gain hands-on experience in Scuba Diving and Swim Teaching.
  • Contribute to office tasks, marketing, gardening, and cleaning.
  • Learn about the Great Barrier Reef ecosystem and educate tourists and the local community about its significance.
  • Get involved in community projects and marine conservation initiatives led by our non-profit organization, Reef Life Saving Inc.
  • Participate in debates and funding applications for marine conservation projects.

Additional Opportunities:

  • Conduct analyses and prepare reports on the performance benchmarks of the center.
  • Learn about sales performance trends.
  • Assist with project administration and website development.
  • Contribute to marketing events and projects.
  • Resolve any operational or service issues.
  • Take part in process improvement tasks.
  • Learn to deliver exceptional customer service and satisfaction.


Visa Advice: This internship may count towards your 88 days for visa purposes. Please double-check with the relevant authorities.

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to gain invaluable experience, and certifications, and contribute to marine conservation efforts. To apply, please email your application to Airliebeachswimcentre@gmail.com. For further information, feel free to contact our Director, Annika Grunwald.

Join us today and dive into an exciting future!

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