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Ocean Turtle Pro Team

Our Pro training team is the best in the industry - Platinum Course Director Kerrie Eade works alongside Elite Course Director Edwin Lodder to ensure each course is fun and enjoyable whilst delivering the highest level of coaching and extraordinary success rates.  

As a Career Development Centre, Ocean Turtle Diving has achieved the highest level of recognition from PADI for its Pro training. We train in excess of 200 professionals each year, yet deliver bespoke, tailored training to meet the needs of each candidate.

The team’s diving industry network is immense, guaranteeing you at least an interview for that dream job, whether you want a complete change of career and lifestyle, or are just looking to use your spare time more effectively.   

Kerrie brings a wealth of experience from the business world to enrich each course, and Edwin's knowledge of social media and marketing is second to none. They run full and part-time instructor courses throughout the year and around the world.


You will also benefit from our ongoing graduate support network, helping you with all aspects of your career as a PADI Pro. 

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Kerrie and Edwin with Drew Richardson PADI CEO and Kristin Valette-Wirth PADI Chief Brand & Membership Officer

Our Mentor Program ensures you have a personal coach to guide you through your pro journey, whether that begins after your Discover Scuba Dive or at any stage of your diving development.

Contact us and one of our friendly instructor mentors will contact you to get started.

Pro Training

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Divemaster

The PADI Divemaster course will transform you from a passionate diver into a dive leader and prepare you for some extraordinary job opportunities around the world. You will expand your knowledge of scuba diving concepts and equipment and gain leadership abilities through practical workshops with an instructor mentor. PADI Divemaster is the first step in your diving career.

Assistant Instructor

The PADI Assistant Instructor course takes PADI Divemaster training a step further by teaching certified assistants how to introduce new knowledge and skills independently, or with minimal supervision. The course enhances abilities as an instructional assistant and provides candidates with practical experience in teaching knowledge and skill development portions of various PADI courses.

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Instructor

If you like people, have a passion for scuba diving and want an extraordinary life - become a PADI Instructor. Teaching scuba diving allows you to share your love of the aquatic world with others while doing what you enjoy - being in, around and under water. 

Master Scuba Diver Trainer

Being an MSDT signifies that you've got the experience and certifications to offer all the training a diver needs to become a Master Scuba Diver - the ultimate recreational diver rating.

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IDC Staff Instructor

IDC Staff Instructors assist with instructor training and share their wisdom and experience with new PADI leaders. Taking the IDC Staff Instructor course provides you with in-depth knowledge of the instructor development process and prepares you to shape the next generation of PADI Professionals. 

Master Instructor

PADI Master Instructors are recognised as elite scuba diving educators who, through dedication and hard work, have proven to be dive industry leaders. You earn the Master Instructor rating by exemplifying what it means to be a scuba diving professional through your teaching efforts and professional conduct.

 

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Course Director

PADI Course Directors are PADI Master Instructors who have taken the next step and joined an elite group of instructor trainers. Course Directors teach PADI Instructor Development Courses (IDCs) and other instructor-level training, and thus are the scuba diving industry's most influential leaders and role models. 

Calendar Pages

Training Dates 2023/24

Course
Location
Dates
PADI Instructor Exam
PADI Divemaster Course
UK
First and second weekend of every month
N/A
PADI Instructor Development Course
SPAIN
20th - 27th October 23
28th - 29th October 23
PADI Divemaster Course
SPAIN
20th - 24th October 23
N/A
PADI Instructor Development Course
EGYPT
30th Nov - 7th December
9th - 10th December 23
PADI Instructor Development Course
SPAIN
8th - 15th March 24
16th - 17th March 24
PADI Divemaster Course
SPAIN
8th - 12th March 24
N/A
PADI Instructor Development Course
UK
19th - 26th April 24
27th - 28th April 24
PADI Divemaster Course
UK
19th - 23rd April 24
N/A
PADI Divemaster Course
SPAIN
10th - 14th June 24
N/A
PADI Instructor Development Course
UK
12th - 19th July 24
20th - 21st July 24
PADI Instructor Development Course
UK
30th Aug - 6th September 24
7th - 8th September 24
PADI Instructor Development Course
UK
18th - 25th October 24
26th - 27th October 24

Instructor Development Course Packages

Waves

IDC Dive Centre Manager Package

£3,000

  • IDC MSDT Package

  • Training on servicing equipment

  • Training in dive centre operations 

  • Experience with real customers 

  • PADI Tec Rec Gas Blender 

  • Experience of guiding dives

IDC Career Counselling / Mentorship Package

£2,500

  • IDC Materials Package

  • Job placement assistance

  • CV writing assistance

  • Interview practice

  • Networking events

IDC MSDT Package

£2,500

  • IDC Materials Package

  • MSDT Training (PADI Specialty Instructor ratings)

IDC Materials Package

£2,000

  • IDC Basic Package

  • PADI IDC Materials

IDC Basic Package

£1,500

  • Instructor Development Course

  • PADI Dive Theory online

  • EFR Instructor training

IDC Custom Package

Get in touch today and we can tailor a custom package to suit your requirements.​

Testimonials

I have just completed my PADI IDC with Ocean Turtle Diving using ELCAS credits (Armed Forces Resettlement Scheme). The entire team were really helpful from the get go, engaging early in a friendly and positive manner. The course itself, whilst very intense, was a lot of fun and highly informative. It has given me a new found confidence and belief in myself, which goes way beyond the knowledge and skills required to deliver the PADI syllabus, which I have also been afforded in abundance. Thanks team. Great job!

Matt Starmer

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