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RAD's Professional Program

Option 3 - RAD’s Professional Program

  • Advanced Open Water Course (5-6 dives)
  • First Aid
  • Oxygen Administration
  • Rescue Diver (can log 5 training dives)
  • Divemaster Program (minimum of 5 weekend dive trips)
  • Air fill Operator Qualification
  • Enriched Air (Nitrox) Diver
  • Deep, Boat & Naturalist Diver Specialty
  • Retail Sales Training
  • PADI Equipment Specialty
  • Instructor Preparatory course
  • Instructor Development Course (IDC)
  • Instructor Exam Trials
  • Emergency First Response (EFR) Instructor
  • Divemaster & Instructor Course Materials

This is perhaps the most comprehensive training package in the scuba industry, designed to take the novice diver right through to become a dive professional. This part time program includes a sensible mix of classroom work, confined water (pool) training and open water (ocean) diving using a variety of boats, to give candidates a wide variety of diving experiences.


Course manuals are included with most of these programs. Additional texts are required at instructor levels (please ask for a list of required materials for your IDC)

All tuition, diving, boat charges, pool entry fees and certifications
Meals on Remote Area Dive Day & weekend safari trips
Work experience assisting with instruction on 2 open water courses (at your option)

Work experience assisting with 1 Advanced course (at your option)
Work experience assisting with 1 Rescue Diver course (at your option)
Graduation dinner & drinks

Not included…

PADI Instructor exam (external exam after your Instructor Training Evaluation), equipment hire, additional texts.

Note… As no worker’s compensation is available for trainees, it is strongly recommended that each person carries personal accident insurance.


$7500 less trainee discount … $6350 (save $1150... $575 & a store $575 credit)


Payment plan with just $1500 deposit and then $77 per week totally interest free over 18 months.

Please see our Cancellation, Refund and Returns Policy for full terms and conditions

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Advance pro open water

Advance Open Water

Instructor preparatory course

Instructor lesson

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