The Diploma in Professional Scuba Instruction is a comprehensive full-time course completed in just under a year. The 44-week program runs four days a week, from Tuesday to Friday, providing you with the skills and knowledge required to become a PADI Specialty Instructor with five specialty instructor certifications.
What initially attracted you to pursue the NZQA Diploma in Professional Scuba Instruction? I Lost my career as a travel agent and realized the happiest times in my life were all scuba diving How long did the program at Dive HQ Auckland last, and what were the main areas of study? 10 months full-time. The […]
Let’s talk about money, honey! Learning to dive in New Zealand before your Pacific holiday can save you some serious cash. Diving centres in tourist hotspots are notorious for pricing their courses like they’re offering a private dive with Poseidon or Ariel themselves. But by getting certified back home, in Auckland with Dive HQ
Pushing yourself and learning new skills will always transfer into your everyday life, free-diving builds confidence and fosters a sense of well-being.
I’ve always loved the ocean, growing up snorkelling and exploring this magnificent underwater world that we are lucky to have such easy access to here in New Zealand. I’ve been diving since I was 15 where I did my Open Water course in The Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Since then, I’ve had the chance to […]
Well, here at Dive HQ we have you covered here with 5 films related to diving that we feel every diver should watch at least once in their life
You’ve been thinking you need to try something new. Let’s face it we aren’t living these fantastic Islands of ours for a while so now is the perfect time to invest in your future. We think diving in New Zealand and Learning to dive in New Zealand is the best choice and here’s our 1-10 […]
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A few months ago the thought of being immersed in water and breathing from a cylinder really wasn’t all that appealing too me if I’m being honest. But one day I decided to overcome my fears and start my diving adventure. Believe me when I say it was the best thing I’ve ever done and […]
Here in New Zealand we have an incredible education system for students wanting to progress through diver training. If you have never been diving before then you will start with the foundation program that consists of 3 PADI programs: PADI Open Water Course PADI Advanced Open Water Course PADI Rescue Diver Course These 3 PADI […]