- Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
- Destinations: Costa Rica
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Credit Awarded: None
- Program Length: Other
- Start Month: July
- Category: Outdoor Adventure
- Selective: No
- Ages: 18, 19+, 19
- Housing: Homestay
- Accreditation: Gap Year Association - Program
- Financial Aid: Not Available
- Minimum Cost: $10,000 - $20,000
This Dive Instructor Training Course is designed for advanced swimmers looking to kickstart their career as a dive instructor.
During this 10-week program, students can expect rigorous training and guidance by some of the best coaches. In addition to refining their diving skills, students will learn management and leadership skills. They will also receive career guidance and opportunities such as working in a dive shop. Whilst training to lead marine conservation expeditions, they will earn their certification as first aid instructors. By the end of the program, students can expect to become a fully qualified PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor. The top students may also receive a job offer at the dive school as one of the instructors.