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Scuba, Snorkelling and Dive instructor

Scuba, Snorkelling and Dive instructors train and instruct recreational or commercial open water divers in diving techniques, safety and the correct use of diving equipment.

Overview

Scuba, Snorkelling and Dive instructors train and instruct recreational or commercial open water divers in diving techniques, safety and the correct use of diving equipment.

Day-to-day

  • coaches, trains and instructs sportspersons by analysing performances and developing abilities
  • motivates sportspersons and supervises practice
  • promotes sports and skills development, and oversees participation in sport.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • working outdoors.

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To become a Scuba, Snorkelling and Dive instructor

  • You usually need a formal qualification in diving instruction from an accredited training establishment and extensive diving experience to work as a Scuba, Snorkelling or Dive instructor.

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