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PADI Professional Development Course

Do you want to be a PADI Professional...?    Live the dream...


PADI PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Summary:

  • Courses Starting every few weeks all year round.
  • 10 Months Weekends & Part Time (CDC Course)
    • Pool Weekends, 6:30am - 3pm 
    • Open Water Weekends, 7am - 3pm
  • Package Price R55 000 
  • Incl All PADI Materials
  • Incl 11 Courses 
    PADI Open Water Diver
    PADI Advanced Diver
    PADI Rescue Diver
    Emergency First Response Course
    PADI Dive Master
    PADI Instructor Course  + 5 Instructor Specialties
  • Incl 100 Inland Open Water Dives * Excl Park Entry Fees
  • Additional Student Specialties May be booked @ R2000 each
  • Excl: PADI Reg & IE Fees (Dive Master, Instructor & Specialities) 
  • Use Of : Snorkeling Gear (Mask, Snorkel, Fins) + Wetsuit
  • Use Of : Hard Gear (BCDs, Airsystems, Weightbelts & Cylinders)

Go from Beginner to Instructor! During this program you will go through multiple courses, it's intense... but it will prove to be the most exciting time of your life! No matter what your age...  Whether you're a school-leaver on a gap year, or a full-time student studying for a degree that's looking for an additional qualification...  Even if you're a working professional looking for an escape plan from your daily grind or perhaps you have you been contemplating your retirement dream... If you are one of these people... THEN THIS COURSE IS FOR YOU!

HERE'S WHAT OTHER PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT THEIR EXPERIENCE:

Robin Bull : I cannot recommend Kevin enough, I'm sitting here in the airport about to depart for Mauritius  where I will be working as a PADI instructor as I continue my dive adventure... 

Britney Ireland : Kevin is a fantastic and phenomenal Course Director, he helped and guided me through my IDC and gave me the confidence I have today as a PADI Dive Instructor...  He won't only be your mentor, he will become your life long friend...

Florian Isko : I would like to recommend Kevin as a PADI Course Director, simply because he is the best, he is really fun, his program is very entertaining and you learn so many things and even after the course Kevin is there for you with any advice or help you need... 

Here's a quick message from our PADI Course Director Kevin Cook

WHAT DOES THE PADI PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM (ZERO - HERO) COURSE ENTAIL?

What's the cost in getting my PADI Instructor Certification?

This is quite a comprehensive course, taking 10  months to complete. In total, it includes over 100 inland open water dives, 12 dive certifications. 5 at the student level & 7 at the instructor level. We have combined this all into 1 program at a cost of R55 000. This can be paid over the 10 months @ R 5000 pp or as an upfront payment. You will also receive preferential pricing on all gear as needed from SCUBA.co.za

How long does it take?

The program has been specifically designed to be completed on a part-time / weekend basis. We understand you all have very busy lives, working and studying, so we have tailored the program to allow you to continue your day-to-day weekly schedules and to work your way through our program on the odd week day evening and on weekends. The course takes 10 - 12 months to complete. We've had guys finish it in as little as 8 months and we have guys do it over 2 years due to other work commitments. It all depends how urgently you need to complete the course & how dedicated or flexible you are. The good news is that our program is completely modular, so if you can't make 1 weekend we simply carry on from where you left off when you come back. It is really that simple.... 

Do I need to study?
When you confirm your course, we will send you the first courses' materials, the PADI Open Water Ultimate Crewpak, containing everything you need to get started. Simply watch the set of DVDs & review the dive manual.  Once on course, you will explore the remaining dive theory with your PADI Instructor. Learning is an ongoing development process so you will learn something new each time you dive with us. Towards the end of the program, there are some comprehensive lectures covering dive theory. We conduct these as live lectures and we also have a series of online videos for you to review. So the short answer is "Yes", you have to study, but it's not like you will have to study like a mad person... but you will have to review the info you learn each week. 

What gear do I need?
Our course includes use of all gear as needed, however as you move up the ranks it is highly recommended that you purchase your own dive gear. You're are aiming to be a dive professional, so for your own personal comfort and peace of mind, we highly recommend that you start purchasing all your own gear.
* Preferential rates will be given to all CDC candidates when on course with us. 

To attend the course, I must be...

17 years or older while doing the Open Water, Advanced & Rescue Certifications. You must be 18 yrs or older from the start of the Divemaster & Instructor portions of the course. You will begin the Divemaster section of the course about 6 months into the course.
You must be a competent swimmer and comfortable in the water... keeping in mind this is going to be your new office...

Our promise to you...

* Students will receive original PADI Open Water Scuba Materials
* The courses will be supervised by PADI Scuba Diving Instructors
* High instructor to student ratios to ensure personalised attention.
* Our team will act and conduct themselves in a professional and safe manner at all times when on course.
* Our team will do everything possible to ensure you have a fantastic, life-changing experience
* You will have fun & you will learn allot...
* This course will change your life... For the better...
* We promise to be amazing!

Your promise to us...

*  You will arrive open-minded, with a positive attitude & ready to learn.
* You will conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times when on course.
* You will hold your own safety and the saftey of others in the highest regard.
* You agree your life will change for ever... For the better...
* You promise to be amazing!

BASS LAKE PACKAGE 

BASS LAKE SCHEDULES
Included in program....
*Excl : Accommodation & Entry Fees

Pool Sessions & Theory
@ Aquanzi Lodge, Fourways
Sat & Sun, 6:30am - 4pm
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Qualifying Dives 
@ Bass Lake, Henley-on-Klip
Sat & Sun, 7am - 4pm
* 75km from JHB
@ The Bass Lake Fresh Water Quarry
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Accommodation
Due to the close proximity, 
45min drive from JHB, 
we find most clients drive out each day. 
There are some well-priced B&Bs 
in the area for those who wish to stay over. 
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Entrance Fees
Course excludes entry fees to 
Bass Lake @ R150 pppd
Overnight / Camping fees are additional. 
* Entry Fees need to be paid in cash
* Subject to change without notice
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A great way to complete your courses 
without having to travel too 
far from JHB...

The Bass Lake Qualifying Package is a great way to get your PADI Certifications completed without having to travel too far from JHB.

Pool Sessions : Sat & Sun, 6:30am - 4pm 
@ The Aquanzi Lodge Pool, Fourways
Open Water Sessions : Sat & Sun, 7am - 4pm
@ Bass Lake Adventures, Henley-on-Klip +/- 75kms from JHB

Bass Lake is a reclaimed & rehabilitated open-cast quarry that has flooded with fresh rain & groundwater that is filtered through the surrounding dolomite rock. Bass Lake offers a good training facility with all necessary facilities such as ablutions and an on-site coffee shop.   

Over the years enthusiastic divers have taken it upon themselves to sink their own wrecks for us to explore and some of the more interesting ones include an old school bus, a helicopter frame and the fuselage of a single engined aeroplane. There is also a few bathtubs and toilets... weird.. but true...

There are camping facilities at Bass lake and there are a number of guest houses & B&Bs in the Henley-on-Klip town for those that are keen for a weekend adventure. However due to the close proximity to JHB we find most clients commute through each day. 

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PADI PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Summary:

  • Courses Starting every 2 weeks all year round.
  • 10 Months Weekends & Part Time (CDC Course)
    • Pool Weekends, 6:30am - 3pm 
    • Open Water Weekends, 7am - 3pm
  • Package Price R55 000
  • Incl All PADI Materials
  • Incl 11 Courses 
    PADI Open Water Diver
    PADI Advanced Diver
    PADI Rescue Diver
    Emergecy First Response Course
    PADI Dive Master
    PADI Instructor Course  + 5 Instructor Specialties
  • Incl 100 Inland Open Water Dives * Excl Park Entry Fees
  • Additional Student Specialties May be booked @ R2000 each
  • Excl: PADI Reg & IE Fees (Dive Master, Instructor & Specialities) 
  • Use Of : Snorkeling Gear (Mask, Snorkel, Fins) + Wetsuit
  • Use Of : Hard Gear (BCDs, Airsystems, Weightbelts & Cylinders)