You usually need formal qualifications and extensive diving experience to work as a Scuba, Snorkelling or Dive instructor. You can undertake courses in diving instruction through an Accredited Training Establishment.
You must also be registered with Professional Association of Diving Instructors and the Australian Diver Accreditation Scheme.
Checks, licences and tickets
You may need:
- first aid certificate
- medical test
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
- Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
- You might be interested in Sport, Fitness and Recreation VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.
Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.
Useful links and resources