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PROFESSIONAL DIVE TRAINING 

As a PADI Professional, you can live a life of which others only dream. Whether you work in a local dive shop, at a resort or on a liveaboard dive boat, you'll be one of the special few who work doing what they love.

On the path to becoming a PADI Professional, you will train with experienced and dedicated dive educators and discover a career that allows you to transform lives and share incredible underwater adventures. 

The Florida Diving Institute is our business that specializes in creating elite-level divemasters and instructors. We also:

- Are an approved Training facility for Veterans looking to take advantage of their educational benefits. (We accept chapter 31, VOC Rehab and chapter 33, Post 9/11 GI bill).

- Are the only Dive school approved through the Commission of Independent Education in Central Florida as a trade school.

- Our veteran-owned and operated with a diverse staff to assist you in all your educational needs. If you’re just starting out or are an experienced diver, we can help further your diving career.

The majority of the time our programs are conducted at various inland lakes, springs and grottos that provide optimal training conditions.

WE OFFER THE FOLLOWING COURSES:


Professional
Divemaster
Program


Open Water to Divemaster:

This is a fast-paced thirty-six (36) day performance-based course designed to provide extensive knowledge of diving skills/stamina and includes an emphasis on various theoretical aspects of diving which keeps expanding with each certification. The instruction of each portion of the course is geared more towards prospective professional divers as opposed to a recreational one.


Professional
Instructor Program

Go from being a Divemaster to an Open Water Instructor as well as start your journey to become a Master Scuba Diver Trainer



Master Scuba Diver
Trainer

The ultimate recreational diver rating. All PADI Instructors who have certified at least 25 PADI Divers and have earned five or more Specialty Instructor certifications can be a Master Scuba Diver Trainer. 



PADI Staff
Instructor

This course provides you with in-depth knowledge of the instructor development process and prepares you to shape the next generation of PADI Professionals. 


Technical
Diver/Instructor

For individuals looking to start their adventure in Open Circuit Tec Diving. (Tec Diving is not for everyone. We reserve the right to turn away students that are not ready for this adventure for everyone's safety)

** Please contact us to discuss options as this is not one of our reoccurring scheduled classes.

TecRec Rebreather
Diver/ Instructor Class

For individuals looking to start their adventure in recreational Semi Closed Rebreathers or more advanced Closed Circuit Rebreather Diving. Tec Diving is not for everyone. We reserve the right to turn away students that are not ready for this adventure for everyone's safety)

** Please contact us to discuss options as this is not one of our reoccurring scheduled classes.