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PADI Scuba Instructor Internship

• Year round sunshine
• Highly qualified and experienced 
   instructors teaching our courses
• Exceptional facilities
• Pools and class room on site
• Courses run every week
• Dive centre operating since 1996
• Courses from complete beginner to
   instructor and beyond
• PADI 5 star IDC & CDC centre
• We speak 5 languages

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PADI Scuba Instructor Internship

Are you tired of your 9-5 job? Make the beach your office!

PADI instructors spend their working days scuba diving. We lead dive trips, teach diving courses and see things most people can only dream about!

Make a career in scuba diving! 

Happy Divers Marbella/ Spain offers you your "Once in a lifetime adventure" internship training program (operated since 1996).
Teaching scuba diving is great fun!

From Open Water Diver to PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor in approximately 6 months (experience dependant). This internship includes all PADI courses required, PADI Course Fees, Unlimited Dives, your own full set of BRAND NEW professional scuba diving equipment and accommodation for up to 6 months in one of the warmest and nicest areas in Europe – Marbella / Spain.  

The internship package includes the following courses:

  • PADI Open Water Diver
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver
  • PADI Emergency First Response
  • PADI Rescue Diver
  • 5 Specialty Courses
    • PADI Enriched Air Diver
    • PADI Deep Diver
    • PADI Wreck Diver
    • PADI UW Navigation
    • PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider
  • PADI Master Scuba Diver Certification
  • PADI Divemaster Course
  • IDC Preparation Course
  • IDC (Assistant Instructor and OWSI)
  • IDC Plus
  • IE (Instructor Examination)
  • 5 Instructor Specialty Courses*
    • PADI Enriched Air Instructor
    • PADI Deep Instructor
    • PADI Wreck Instructor
    • PADI UW Navigation Instructor
    • PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider Instructor
  • EFR Instructor Course
  • EFR – CFC (Care for Children)

* As an option you can also include in your package the PADI business seminars: Business of Nitrox
   (BON) and Business Training for PADI PROs

Your internship includes all of the following:  

  • 5 PADI Diver Specialty courses of your choice (from 18)
  • 5 PADI Instructor Specialty courses of your choice (from 13) – see our recommendation above
  • To make you even more interesting for possible employers you will have the option to upgrade your package to the Business of Nitrox and/ or Business Training for PADI PROs workshops
  • All PADI Manuals to keep (value more than 1.200 €)
  • As an option All PADI fees paid (value more than 1.000 €)– or pay them directly to PADI as you go along
  • As an option 6 months accommodation (twin share apartments close to the dive center, bars and restaurants in walking distance for approx. 200 € per month or for approx. 400 € per month living on your own -  if available)
  • As an option a Full set of scuba equipment (yours to keep) if you don`t have your own equipment already – ask us for advice and purchase it at our special internship rate
  • Un-limited diving (+120 dives – Value more than 6.000 € - based on daily diving as a regular diver) – on your days off
  • Free wireless broadband internet access in our dive center – on your days off and outside programmed training time
  • Return Transfer from Malaga Airport to Happy Divers Marbella
  • International Dive Job Placement Assistance Service
  • The adventure of a life time

How much does it cost?

Certification level at arrival


No Equipment, Accommodation and PADI fees Included


6 months

6.699 €

Open Water Certified

5 months

6.499 €

Advanced OW Diver

5 months

6.299 €

Rescue Diver

4 months

6.099 €


2 months

4.699 €

If this internship program is not what you are looking for please check a similar internship from our Scuba Diving Internships.


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