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Aussie Divers Phuket – Awarded PADI CDC Rating

Aussie Divers Phuket – Awarded PADI CDC Rating

Aussie Divers Phuket – Awarded PADI CDC Rating

On the 5th September 2023 Aussie Divers Phuket was awarded the the prestigious PADI CDC (Career Development Centre) rating. The highest possible store rating in the PADI Scuba Diving educational system.

The award is testament to the hard work of the staff and instructors over the 11 years of since Aussie Divers Phuket commenced.

Aussie Divers Phuket was delighted to receive this email from PADI Headquarters.

Hi Darren,

It gives us great pleasure to award Aussie Divers S-23442 the esteemed distinction of PADI Career Development Centre. You have now moved into the highest level of educational professionalism in our industry.

The commitment you have made is an important one for you, for PADI and the industry as a whole. You are now a partner in the creation of the individuals who will help us expand diving’s consumer base. You are not just preparing people to be successful in becoming future instructors, you are providing the employees for our growing industry and creating ambassadors for our sport, oceans and diving lifestyle by assuring these prospective instructors will understand and utilize the educational philosophies and training aids in which PADI has invested so much of its resources.

Lisa Romeo
Team Leader, Customer Relations

CDC Aussie Divers Phuket Scuba Diving Award

CDC Aussie Divers Phuket Scuba Diving Award

Aussie Divers Phuket General Manager Ashley Walker proudly accepted the award from PADI Regional Manager Andy Auer. Ashley Walker stated that “We are inspired by the award and will strive to provide all of divers the highest level of professionalism and customer service possible”.

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Aussie Divers Phuket is the first place in Phuket to pan and complete your professional level scuba diving training, including the PADI Divemaster Course, the PADI Instructor Development Course and the PADI Specialty Instructor Courses.

Aussie Divers Phuket is also the best place to do your scuba diving training courses starting from the PADI Open Water Course and PADI Continuing Education Courses like the PADI Advanced Open Water Course, PADI Rescue Diver Course and PADI Specialty Diver Courses.

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By Darren Gaspari

Proud owner and active PADI Gold Course Director of Aussie Divers Phuket, a professional and awarded PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Scuba Diving Centre. Member of the PADI Advisory Board for the eLearning modules 2019 and 2020.

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