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 CDC Learn-In-Asia (LIA) in tropical Thailand can allow you the opportunity to make the beach your office for a training period, or if you wish for a complete change of life then possibly for a lifetime. Dive interns that dive train 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 Dive Career Development Center specialize in.

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 at Mermaids. As an addition Mermaids Dive offer technical diving programs, recreational diving internships for the PADI Master Scuba Diver and PADI diving career development internship courses such padi master scuba diver trainer programs and Mermaids dive resort business training Course.

All-inclusive scuba diving internships include accommodation (dive student lodgings), dive equipment, 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…


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5 STAR Dive Career DevelopmentMermaids Dive Operation expansion takes a new level raising the bar in Pattaya, Thailand with dive student lodgings for dive interns opposite Mermaids brand new dive center & the largest equipment supplier in the area with more brands than ever … new scuba centre in Pattaya


Check out Mermaids Intern Movie made by one of our interns in 2010. 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 CDC 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 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, 4 private boats (4 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!

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