Career Advice

Once you have graduated (or just before you do) our dedicated team can give you advice on your careers options in the dive industry. Whether you want to know about how to approach dive centres for work, how to obtain further qualifications or just where to start we will make time to sit down with you and make a plan.


PADI Pro Website and Support

The PADI Pro's Site is a website that all PADI Professionals have access to. You can find resources and information to help you conduct courses but also the job board on the pro's site contains posts from dive centres all over the world looking for 

Visit Now (only accessible one you are a certified Divemaster or above)

Resume Feedback and Interview Tips

First impressions are everything and professional resumes can make all the difference when applying for your dream job. After completing one of our career courses you will have a complete list of skills that employers are looking for but if they don't see these specific skills you could miss out on the crucial interview. When you get to the interview stage there are some key things you should always have prepared.

Graduate Network

Our graduates have made it to all corners of the globe so if you need advice on good places to work or visit, we can contact them on your behalf. We keep in regular contact with our graduates and they often approach us when they are looking for new instructors.  

View our graduate map!

Work Experience

Once you have reached Divemaster level you can sign up to complete work experience. Our recreational courses will give you the chance to put your new skills into practice with real-life student and add experience to your resume.

Dive Otago LTD is a delivery site for the Academy of Diving Trust.

The Academy of Diving Trust is registered and accredited as a multi-site Private Training Establishment by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) pursuant to the Education Amendment Act 1990.