“Diving Life” SILVER Scuba Internships
Value Added Packages
Mermaids Dive and scuba diving Career Development Center Pattaya, Thailand offer both GOLD and SILVER scuba internships. The two tiered professional training levels really come down to the amount of time an intern has to train and also budget. The GOLD packages offer the full on intense unlimited packages where as the SILVER are scaled down slightly in length and inclusions. The Silver dive internships offer outstanding value for money. The SILVER packages utilize ALL of the same materials, dive instructors, Course Directors, classrooms, boats, PADI fees, scuba diving kit for a dive job, dive student lodgings, that are used for the Gold package. The Silver packages are simply less specialty courses and less in water time in order to bring the training into some divers limited budgets. Both GOLD and SILVER will have you trained well to the ultimate level that you seek i.e. Dive Master OR Instructor.
1. Master Scuba Diver SILVER internship package – All of the basics to make you a very hardy recreational diver with no additional thrills.
2. Dive Master SILVER Internship package is for the diver that is dedicated to five + days per week in training and really get stuck into the program. Get involved in as many different days out diving with different instructors to gain and all round experience. The value for money is great – check out the SILVER Dive Master Package here…
3. PADI OWSI Open Water Scuba Instructor Silver Package. Again, the value is there. You gain all of the scuba dive kit for employment and accommodation as in with the GOLD package but lose some of the specialty additional courses and unlimited diving. You’ll emerge a fully qualified scuba diving instructor but must be prepared to put the effort into learning. Please check out the SILVER Scuba Diving Instructor Package here…
Dive into Mermaids scuba diving Career Development Center, Pattaya, Thailand for the best dive internships available! If you do not see an all-inclusive dive internship package that suits your training requirements exactly then please do mail. We can tailor programs and diver training to individual diver requirements. Simply mail me.
If you choose to do the Silver scuba internships you are not limited to your selection. If you wish to add on more training courses there are plenty to choose from as both recreational courses and PADI instructor specialty courses. Choose from any of the follow below:
Additions to Silver Scuba Internships:
|Wreck/Deep/Search & Recovery Specialties||10,200 baht per course|
|Boat/Drift/Night/PPB/Fish ID/Naturalist Specialties||6,200 baht per course|
|Navigation Specialty||7,800 baht per course|
|EANX (Enriched Air Diver) Specialty||9,953 baht|
|DPV (Underwater Scooter) Specialty||7,000 baht|
|Digital Underwater Photography Specialty||6,200 baht|
|Emergency Oxygen Provider Specialty||6,200 baht|
|Full Face Mask Specialty||6,600 baht|
|National Geographic Specialty||6,780 baht|
|Gas Blender||11,400 baht|
|Emergency First Response Care for Children||4,782 baht|
|Emergency First Response Instructor||16,070 baht|
|Specialty Instructor Rating||9,500 baht each|
|Master Scuba Diver Trainer **||87,800 baht|
|IDC Staff Instructor **||40,000 baht|
|Hotel Accommodation||500 baht per night|
|Day of Diving (2 coral or wreck dives)||1,500 baht per day|
|Taxi transfer from Bangkok Airport to Pattaya||1,700 baht|
The above courses are including manuals and certification fees. (20% discount is included in the recreational courses). If you are turning dive professional then it is a good idea to have PADI Specialty courses that you can teach also. These can be added to your SILVER scuba internships any time.
** Includes accommodation (Private accommodation with private bathroom – no shared facilities)
As well as the listed con-ed professional programs above Mermaids offer dry side training in both dive equipment maintenance and dive resort management. To have dry side technical skills along with great wet skills and knowledge is a massive advantage when searching diving employment.