Screw university, diving is way better

Posted by on Oct 24, 2012 in Divemaster, IDC

Screw university, diving is way better

Corina joined the team at Trawangan Dive a few months ago, after doing her PADI Divemaster and PADI Instructor Development Course with us. As well as being a semi-permanent fixture at any party at the Irish bar, she’s also keeps guests entertained with her quick humour and funny stories. We love her to bits and hope she never leaves! Tell us about yourself Corina.. I’m from Switzerland, I’m 21 years old and I speak English, German, Italian and a weird local dialect...

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Protecting our reefs for generations to come

Posted by on Oct 20, 2012 in Divemaster, General news, IDC, MSDT

Protecting our reefs for generations to come

Trawangan Dive is proud to be hosting part of the 2012 Biorock training workshop. It will bring professional coral restoration experts and lecturers into the classroom to engage participants in all aspects of coral reef restoration using the definitive Biorock method. Coral reefs are the rainforests of the world’s oceans. Just like their earthly counterparts, they occur in tropical and sub tropical environments and support a huge variety of species. They are also...

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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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How an Essex lad became a dive guru

Posted by on Jul 15, 2012 in Divemaster, IDC

How an Essex lad became a dive guru

Anyone who has been to a Trawangan Dive quiz night will be familiar with James, our quizmaster and one of the lead PADI Instructors at our dive resort on Gili Trawangan. His story from office job to dive god is a familiar tale to many of us in the dive industry. At one point, we all decided to say goodbye to the usual nine-to-five in order to take a leap of faith into the world of diving. And just like the rest of us, James has no intention of ever going back… What...

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Wanna become an Emergency First Response Instructor?

Posted by on Jul 13, 2012 in EFR Instructor

Wanna become an Emergency First Response Instructor?

At Trawangan Dive, we love to teach the EFRI course! Any opportunity to mix up some fake sick and get the tomato ketchup out, and we’re on it! And with not just one but three Emergency First Response Instructor Trainers at the dive resort, we’ve got lots of experience to share with you. The course provides Emergency First Responders with the additional training necessary to teach EFR Primary and Secondary Care First Aid and EFR Care For Children courses. This...

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