dive professional career level 3

Resort Operations

Veterans Benefits Eligible

Program Components

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer Prep: 5 PADI Instructor Ratings including AWARE Fish Identification, Boat Diver, Deep Diver, Drift Diver, Enriched Air

6 Additional PADI Instructor Ratings: Underwater Navigation Diver, Digital Underwater Imaging, Wreck Diver, Night diver, Coral Reef Ecology, Underwater Naturalist

5 DAN Instructor Ratings: CPR: Health Care Provider with First Aid, Emergency Oxygen for Diving Injuries, First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life, Neurological Assessment, Diving First Aid for Professional Divers

4 DAN Provider Ratings

Additional Certifications: PSI Visual Inspector, PSI Eddy Current Technician, PSI Valve Repair Technician, PSI Oxygen Cylinder Cleaning Technician, Compressor Theory and Operations, DSAT Gas Blender

Resort Operations: Sales and Booking Interfaces, Equipment knowledge, Sales and Customer Service Training, Charter Operations, Basic Seamanship and Emergency Action Procedures, Fill Station Operations

Also Includes

Pura Vida Resources: Tank and weight rentals, classroom space, free WiFi, computer work station, daily coffee corner

PADI and DAN Fees: Application fees are included

Career Support: Alumni support, Resume Review, Career Placement Services

*Note: Candidates will need to provide their own room, board, and transportation.


Age: At least 18+

Medical Clearance:PADI Diving Medical form signed by a doctor (an MD or DO) stating fitness to dive and dated within the last 12 months

DAN Membership

Additional Certifications: Certified as a PADI Enriched Air Diver (Nitrox)

Professional Diving Certifications: Active Status Open Water Scuba Instructor with CPR & First Aid Instructor ratings


DPCL 3 Program Price: $6,499

Deposit: $1,000