ANDARK DIVEMASTER SCHOLARSHIP
ANDARK DIVEMASTER SCHOLARSHIP
IF YOU WANT TO BECOME
A DIVING PROFESSIONAL
THIS SUMMER COULD BE ONE TO REMEMBER…
CHANGE YOUR LIFE TODAY!
THREE LUCKY INDIVIDUALS will be selected to spend their summer at Andark Diving and Watersports’; world-class diving facilities, learning the ropes and fast-tracking their skills in the diving industry, while becoming a PADI Divemaster at no cost to them.
Andark uses an internship approach to give the scholars the best experience of the dive industry while earning their PADI Divemaster certification.
Along with being based at Andark Diver Training centre, you will also be diving at other locations in the region. You will gain your first professional diving certification working alongside Andark’s team of PADI Instructors in the indoor pool and Europe’s first purpose-built diver training lake, while also learning how a dive centre runs behind the scenes, and helping both novice and experienced divers to learn new skills, as you would, as a qualified PADI Divemaster.
SPONSORED BY SUUNTO
In previous years, the Scholars have had access to all of their required materials and equipment free of charge, with high quality diver training provided by Andark.
Suunto will once again be PROVIDING state of the art DIVE COMPUTERS for the Scholars for the duration of the course, which will be THEIRS TO KEEP UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION!
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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
WHEN THE PROGRAMME RUNS
The programme runs from mid-June to mid-September but dates will be confirmed after successful interviews.
WHERE YOU ARE BASED
Andark’s diver training centre on Bridge Road,Lower Swanwick, Southampton, Hampshire.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
All we require from you are a positive attitude and willingness to work hard, as some days will be long. You need to be self-motivated, and have the skills and enthusiasm to work with people of all ages and backgrounds. You will need to be available for the entire period between mid-June and mid-September, as this is an intensive programme with a full schedule.
18 years old or older (there is no maximum age)
Certified PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent qualification(s)
Prepared to devote 5 days a week (2 days of which will be weekends) over the scholarship.
After a successful interview process – Must be in possession of a HSE MA2 Medical that states you are ‘fit to dive’ two weeks before the first day of your Divemaster Scholarship. The candidate will bare at the cost of the MA2 medical. Further details to be provided at interview.
- Internship-style Divemaster course Mid-June to Mid-September 2024
- Mentorship & support form PADI Professionals throughout
- Successful candidates will be given dive gear from some of the leading dive brands in the world.
- Upon successful completion of the internship; a Professional PADI Divemaster Certification
- Use of Dive gear with an option to purchase at a reduced rate at the end of the scholarship.
HOW TO APPLY
We request applicants produce a personal statement, either written or as a short video (less than 5 minutes) that explains the following, and send it, along with a CV, before 15th January 2024:
- Who you are
- Your interests
- Why you would make a good PADI Divemaster
- Any previous diving experience you have