PADI Specialty Instructor Training

Following the successful PADI IDC and IE on Malapascua at the end of October, the newly certified PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors have all been very keen to gain extra skills and qualifications.  Over the last week we have conducted various PADI Specialty Instructor courses and had lots of fun and seen some great sights […]

Another successful PADI IE on Malapascua…

After two days of jangling nerves the three candidates from Thresher Shark Divers are now fully certified PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors !!!  October’s PADI IE on Malapascua was the third hosted by the island, and yet again there was a 100% pass-rate… Jo, Max and Ant spent the two weeks prior to the Instructor […]

PADI Wreck Specialty…

Over the last couple of days our PADI Divemaster interns, Chris and Gonzalo, have been learning how to safely penetrate wrecks, under the watchful eyes of two PADI Wreck Specialty instructors !!  Grainne is at Thresher Shark Divers following a ‘Learn To Teach‘ programme and has been involved in the wreck course along with myself… […]

Make the ocean your office…

Imagine having a job where you look forward to going to work every day, because you get paid for doing something you love…   This can become a reality as a PADI Pro. Ten years ago I took the plunge and signed up for a PADI Divemaster course, and haven’t looked back since. I used […]

Seven New PADI Instructors !!!

Following our last two PADI IDC programmes, we are very happy to announce that all seven candidates were successful at their respective PADI Instructor Exams, and are now all fully qualified PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors !!! Over the course of the month of June, Sarah had the luxury of completing a one-on-one tailor-made IDC […]

“My name is ‘your name’, I’m an Emergency Responder…”

After an entertaining day in the classroom, Fiona, Roh, Joseph and Tony can now call themselves EFR Instructors.  They all did a great job at teaching skills and passed the exam with ease, and are now ready to educate the masses to help others in times of need…   We all thoroughly enjoyed playing with […]

Discover Scuba Diving & C.E.S.A. Workshops

Yesterday afternoon PADI IDC Staff Instructor Angus and I took Sarah on her IDC ‘DSD Workshop’.  Fiona, Lou and Paul also took part to complete their ‘DSD In Open Water Workshop’ towards their Divemaster certification. We had great fun cruising around at Lighthouse Wreck in the relative shallows.  Of course, the odd ‘problem’ did occur, […]