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.
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
If you’re passionate about scuba diving and you’ve got kids, there’s a good chance that you can’t wait to share the underwater world with them. Older kids and teens can embark on Junior Open Water Diver courses and beyond. Here’s why diving together as a family is a great idea. Or you may be considering […]
If you did your PADI Opewater with Dive HQ Westhaven. You have probably heard your instructor mention the PADI Advanced Openwater Course (AOW) Diver course. You may have even thought about enrolling in the course. But are you still wondering how the AOW course differs from the PADI Openwater Course (OWD) course, and what new things […]