After completing your National Certificate in Diving Programme take a number of different career pathways. We can help guide you with where you would like to go.
The recreational dive industry is all about having fun, showing people the amazing world below the surface and teaching people the skills that will turn them into a diver for life. You could work on a live-a-board boat, in a dive shop, on a cruise ship, you could travel or even live and work in a big city.
With the demands of the gas and oil industry, as well as local infrastructure projects, commercial divers command good wages in an extremely challenging and diverse working environment. Aquaculture in New Zealand is also growing and there are many opportunities in the industry for qualified divers.
As more and more people become passionate about ways to conserve and manage the world’s marine resources, qualified scientific divers are becoming more sought after. Some area of science that can require a good of dive skills are marine science, freshwater ecology and hydrographic surveying.