PADI 5 STAR Dive Career Development Center

Does the boulder cove and beach here in Thailand look more appealing than the inside of your office right now? Obviously a rhetorical question :-) Mermaid’s PADI 5 STAR Dive Career Development Center in tropical Thailand allows you the opportunity to make the beach your office. We specialise in starting diving careers. Dive interns that study with Mermaids range from gap year students to corporate professionals taking a career break diving here in sunny Thailand. Scuba diving instructor training is what Mermaids PADI 5 STAR Dive Career Development Center specialize in. Our professional dive training is solely developed with your employment in mind.

Scuba diving internships are what Mermaids specialize in although we offer a range of diving internship programs. Dive training internships – we have aplenty that can be tailored to your dive training needs. We realize that everyone has different schedules due to career breaks, work commitments, work schedules or different goals in diving that they have set. This is why Mermaids CDC offer a vast array of diver internships such as padi instructor training at Mermaids dive centre Pattaya (IDC & IE) or the PADI dive master internships. Mermaids also offer technical dive programs, PADI Master Scuba Diver and Advanced Instructor level training such as PADI MSDT & Staff and Mermaids dive resort business training Course. We offer Scuba Tank Inspection courses, Compressor Strip down and rebuild training and engineer training with ASSET.

All-inclusive scuba diving internships include accommodation, full dive equipment to keep, paid fees, specialty diver courses, dive training manuals and training aids, unique courses, Thai visa assistance (if professional level), pro-active dive job assistance service (exclusive partnership with, 24-hour support and the dive adventure of a lifetime. Emergency First Response Instructor is given as standard in the Dive master and the scuba diving instructor internships – including manual. 1-2-1 diving tuition personal dive instruction is available on request.

Mermaids offer a large amount of interesting specialty diver courses from PADI Wreck Diver and Full Face Mask diver to the PADI Side Mount Divers Course to ensure your thorough training.

Can you really afford to miss out on an opportunity of a lifetime in the sunny tropical paradise of Thailand. Dive training can take place in Bangkok, Koh Chang, Pattaya, Koh Samui, Phuket, Koh Tao, Koh Lipe, Koh Lanta, Krabi, dive training Ao Nang or Koh Lak (Khao Lak) – Similans day trips Khao Lak can be arranged very easily also. We only live once – can you honestly tell yourself that you have had a life changing experience yet? If not contact Mermaids dive centre and see what you can do about it. Take a dive traineeship and change your life positively – work in diving and something you love…


Check out Mermaids Intern Movie made by one of our interns. This gives a little insight into the Mermaids Diving Life Programs operated in sunny Jomtien, Thailand. See what the guys have to say for themselves… (Movies open in new window)
Testimonial Movie – Part One || Testimonial Movie – Part Two

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PADI IDC Pattaya, Thailand with Mermaids

Mermaids PADI 5 STAR Dive Career Development Center have been training PADI Instructors to work in the industry since 1991 as a PADI Career Development Center under the direct supervision of renowned PADI Course Director Steve Blumenthal built and steered the business over many years.

Dive Internships were Mermaid’s creation in 1999 to ensure the very best professional start to any dive career.

Diving Life

Mermaid’s Diving Life references – See what current and passed dive interns have thought of Mermaids. See the internship pictures – Please note that on this web site there are no PADI “Stock” photos for divers. ALL intern testimonials are written by interns with 100% freedom.

We do not write any part of it – just post them. If you require any further diver testimonials please just mail us.

Divers Jobs

Dedicated to your dive training to make you the most employable professional diver possible – Mermaids Career Development Center now has the back end support from We can offer Mermaids dive interns the very first and best pick of the scuba diving jobs. Read the Divers Jobs Online service

Job Training

Mermaids PADI 5 STAR Dive Career Development Center investment in cutting-edge dive career training programs and resources is our commitment to your dive career! 2 FULL Time PADI Courses Directors, 37 room Divers hotel, 3 private boats (3 different trips daily), Technical dive and Dry-Side skills training, Dive Resort Management training, Sea Scooters & Full-Face Masks, Diver Jobs Assistance – The First Scuba Diving Internship Program in existence (1999). You have to be the best … we have a reputation to maintain!

Divers Jobs

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