Class of March + April 2016 | Multi Award Winning Platinum PADI IDC Course Director in the Gili Islands, Indonesia

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 in Divemaster, IDC

Class of March + April 2016 | Multi Award Winning Platinum PADI IDC Course Director in the Gili Islands, Indonesia

A massive congratulations to Adam, Herbie, Rebecca, Eko, Michael, Mattias, Amanda, CK and Savannah who recently finished the PADI IDC with Multi Award Winning Platinum PADI Course Director Holly Macleod in the Gili Islands, Indonesia and successfully went on to score top marks in their Instructor Examination hosted in Gili Trawangan. Already being experienced Divemasters, they will all make great PADI Scuba Diving Instructors “teaching the world to dive” and sharing their...

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Climbing the PADI ladder, one level at a time

Posted by on Nov 11, 2012 in IDC

Climbing the PADI ladder, one level at a time

Reaching the level of PADI IDC Staff Instructor is something that many dive instructors dream about but only a few achieve. Gorgeous Ellie arrived on Gili Trawangan 18 months ago with the goal of becoming a PADI Divemaster. In a relatively short amount of time, she progressed through the ranks and became not only a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, but also a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer and a PADI IDC Staff Instructor. She now works at Blue Marlin Dive, our sister...

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Thinking about becoming a PADI professional?

Posted by on Oct 13, 2012 in Divemaster, IDC, IDC Staff Instructor

Thinking about becoming a PADI professional?

Pick up any diving magazine or surf the web for dive related websites, and you’ll find lots of images taken in exotic destinations combined with interactions with aquatic life. In certain people, this often stimulates the dream of working full time as a dive professional. There are few professions in the world where you can spend a Monday morning commuting to your work place on a boat, enjoying beautiful weather with customers who admire you for the job you do. You’ll never...

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Meet Matt, the adrenaline junkie

Posted by on Jul 11, 2012 in Divemaster, IDC, MSDT

Meet Matt, the adrenaline junkie

As scuba divers working in the industry, we all like to think we’re living life to the max. There is a fair amount of excitement in our daily lives – a new dive site to discover, new marine life to marvel at, new conditions to master and obviously new students to teach. Each day brings challenges, fun and stories to tell at the end of it. And then we met Matt and we realized that our lives were comparatively boring. He arrived at Trawangan Dive nine months ago and it...

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Congratulations to our latest PADI IDC candidates

Posted by on Jul 2, 2012 in IDC, MSDT

Congratulations to our latest PADI IDC candidates

Congratulations to Trawangan Dive’s latest PADI IDC candidates on achieving a 100% success rate in their Instructor exams this July. Coming from a wide range of countries, backgrounds and experience levels, Jane (UK), Nele (Germany), Victor (Spain), Tom (UK), Matt (Canada), developed an excellent team spirit during the course. They conducted their PADI IDC with our resident Course Director providing her usual expert guidance. After a well-deserved celebration, the team...

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