Open doors you have only imagined.

As a PADI Professional, you can do things others only dream of.

Whether you work in a local dive centre, at a resort, or aboard a dive boat, the adventure of a lifetime is yours for the taking.

Imagine a job where you actually look forward to heading off to work in the morning. Lead a life others fantasise about. Sailing into incredible sunsets could be the rule, not the exception, especially if you work in a tropical dive destination. The commute to work could be as easy as a ten-minute boat ride. Work now becomes an adventure in itself.

When you take people diving all day – everyone’s happy. It’s not all fun and games in paradise, but the rewards are well worth the effort.

If you set your sights close to home and aspire to work at a local dive centre, you teach people how to dive and guide trips to exotic dive destinations. There’s a sense of pride sharing something you are passionate about. You help others enrich their own lives by experiencing the adventure of diving.


Who are PADI

If you want to learn to scuba dive, the PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) Open Water Diver course is the most widely recognized and respected diving certification in the world.

PADI's Mission statement


PADI exists to develop programs that encourage and fulfill the public interest in recreational scuba and snorkel diving worldwide.


PADI intends to be the world leader in the educational development of scuba diving professionals and enthusiasts.


PADI – The Way the World Learns to Dive.®


To teach the world to scuba dive.


In all of our relationships, we will demonstrate our steadfast commitment to… leadership, Integrity, Our People, Quality, Customer Satisfaction and Retention, and The Environment Underwater Cultural Heritage.

Andark is a PADI 5-star Instructor Development Centre

The PADI 5 Star Dive Centre membership level is awarded to progressive PADI Dive Centres that excel in providing dive consumers with a full range of diver education programs, equipment selection, and experience opportunities and that actively promote aquatic environmental awareness.

A PADI 5 Star Dive Centre is active in its community presenting a professional image consistent with, or better than, the norm of the marketplace. These dive centres embrace the PADI System of diver education and are committed to providing customers with quality products, services and experiences.

Having a PADI Course Director on staff indicates the 5 Star IDC’s commitment to offering instructor development programs and continuing education opportunities to dive professionals. By offering PADI Instructor-level training, a PADI 5 Star IDC takes on the responsibility of developing PADI Instructors.

PADI 5 Star
PADI 5 Star Instructor

Our PADI Courses

Call us on 01489 581755 to discuss bookings.