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Is scuba diving Phuket Thailand and becoming a PADI Divemaster you dream come true? Here at Aussie Divers Phuket we offer unique PADI Divemaster Internships of up to 4 weeks to turn your dreams into reality. This could be the start of a whole new life for you as a PADI Professional! It’s both challenging and rewarding and you’ll be leading the life you always dreamed of. Imagine your office being on a beach, your daily commute being on a boat heading towards dive sites and your work being underwater – it’s all possible here in Phuket!

Take one of our affordable Divemaster programs and you’ll learn how to become a professional PADI Divemaster while making awesome dives and discovering the beauty of Phuket. It’s a life changing experience, an incredible opportunity and it will look great on your CV!


We understand that not everyone who wants to become a PADI Divemaster has the same experience levels, or the same budgets, so we have two different options for becoming a PADI Divemaster in Thailand.

1. PADI Divemaster in 14 days.

This option is available to PADI Divemaster candidates who already have 60 logged dives (the minimum number of dives needed to qualify as a PADI Divemaster and completed the PADI online learning. Please contact us to obtain further details regarding the entry requirements for this option.

PRICE: 25,000 THB

Note: additional charges may apply if additional days required to complete DM skills

2. PADI Divemaster Internship over 3-4 weeks.

The Aussie Divers internship option is a unique ‘hands-on’ experience where you will be assisting our team of experienced Instructors with full courses from start to finish. We will assign you one of our experienced instructors to act as your personal ‘mentor’ throughout the whole divemaster program. This ‘mentor’ will assist you in developing your theory in the classroom and your skills in the pool, along with guiding you through the rest of the divemaster course.

This option will give you an insight into how a dive centre runs ‘behind the scenes’ and we’ll make sure that you make enough dives during your internship to ensure you have the required 60 logged dives by the time you complete your internship.

PRICE: 35,000 THB


  • To enrol on the PADI Divemaster course you need to be 18 years old, be a certified Rescue Diver with EFR certification in the last 24 months and have 40 logged dives. If you don’t have all of these it’s not a problem. We can start your program based on whatever level you are now and get you up to entry level while you are here in Phuket.
  • You also need to be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement (PDF) signed by a physician within the last 12 months
  • Living on Phuket offers great value for money: While you are here you’ll find that living costs are low. There are plenty of cheap local places to eat out – and the food is incredible!
  • We also can offer great packages with accommodation at our Chalong training centre included, please ask us about what we can offer.
  • Phuket is a safe destination and the people here are extremely friendly and helpful. It’s the perfect island for single travellers.
  • Be prepared for an experience of a lifetime, awesome diving and a lot of fun!
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We only ask that you pay for the following required materials and the PADI membership fee:

The PADI Divemaster Digital Crew pack (THB 6,000) is required for each student & includes the following material’s: Divemaster online eLearning, PADI Discover Scuba Diving Cue Card (PDF), Divemaster slates (PDF), PADI Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving, PADI ReActivate eLearning, eRDPML eLearning, Divemaster Application.

The PADI Divemaster In-water Slate Crew pack (THB 3,500) is also required for each student & includes the following material’s: PADI Instructor Manual, PADI Discover Scuba Diving Cue Card, Divemaster slates, Professional Training Logbook
PADI Divemaster Application Fee: Currently AU$ 220


As a certified PADI Divemaster you will be able to:

  • Supervise both training and non-training-related activities by planning, organizing and directing dives
  • Accompany PADI Scuba Divers subsequent dives
  • Accompany student divers during the Adventures In diving dives or specialty courses
  • Conduct subsequent Discover Scuba Diving dives
  • Assist PADI Instructor during the training sessions for any PADI Diver course
  • Conduct the PADI Skin Diver course and PADI Discover Snorkelling program
  • Conduct the PADI Discover Local Diving experience
  • Conduct the PADI Scuba review program

You can also complete a short qualification and become a PADI Discover Scuba Diving Leader which will allow you to independently conduct the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program.


Our goal is to prepare you for working in the industry – not just gaining a certification. Your Aussie DIvers scuba diving training will be invaluable, teach you how to deal with real-life situations and you’ll leave Phuket proud of your achievements and ready for the life you have been dreaming of as a confident and capable PADI Divemaster!

Our team of Instructors are all experienced PADI Professionals who are not just passionate divers but also enthusiastic and engaging trainers. To ensure you receive the best experience possible you’ll learn from different Instructors and Divemasters, as well as being assigned a mentor.

Here at Aussie Divers in Phuket we are more than just a dive centre – you’ll feel like part of the family. We’ll ensure you have awesome dives, receive exceptional training and have a lot of fun. We are also price competitive as we believe that diving should be accessible by all – that’s why Our PADI Divemaster Internships in Phuket are priced at 35,000 Thai Baht for up to 4 weeks of professional training and epic diving!

If you’d like to join us for your PADI Divemaster Internship in Phuket contact us today to make a booking or for more information.

Come and enjoy the beauty of diving in Phuket with us – we are looking forward to meeting you and welcoming you to the Aussie Divers PADI Pro family!

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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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