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The Ocean Boats Divemaster Internship

All New for 2008! Get the Divemaster Skills Enhancement Course Free and Job Placement Services for a Year!

Whether you eventually plan to become a full-fledged Open Water Scuba Instructor or simply want to work part-time on a dive boat or resort, the Ocean Boats  Divemaster Internship is for you. Well make it easy for you to take the first step in your dive career by providing you Personalized Training, all new equipment, accommodations, books and study aids, all for one low price.

During your Divemaster Internship, youll work closely with a PADI Instructor to expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills as you become a professional. PADI Divemaster Training develops your leadership abilities by teaching you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers.

What can PADI Divemasters do?

  • Work at local dive centers, on live-aboard dive boats, yachts and at exotic resort locations
  • Assist PADI Instructors with students
  • Lead PADI Scuba Divers on guided dive tours
  • Teach and certify PADI Skin Divers
  • Teach PADI Discover Snorkeling programs
  • Conduct PADI Scuba Review programs for certified divers
  • Lead certified divers on Discover Scuba Diver trips (after successful completion of DSD training.)
  • Teach Emergency First Response programs after successful completion of an Emergency First Respond instructor course

Whats Included in the Ocean Boats  Divemaster Internship?

Ocean Boats offers all-inclusive internship packages that will take you from novice to Divemaster in three months or less. Your one-time enrollment fee includes everything you need to go from a land-loin' non-diver to accomplished PADI professional: Courses, books & study aids, equipment, accommodations and more. Heres the specifics:

PADI Courses

  • PADI Open Water Diver
  • Adventures in Diving (Advanced Open Water Diver)
  • Emergency First Response
  • EFR Care for Children
  • Rescue Diver
  • Divemaster ; Application and certification included.

 

Equipment, Accommodations & More

Besides courses and books, your internship also includes all of the following. Click the 'More Info' link next to each item for details:

  • A full set of new, brand-name diving equipment , including a , Mares BCD, regulator & fins, plus a range of accessories. More Info Have your own gear already? We'll give you $750 off your course price!
  • Up to 3 months accommodations -- Our accommodations are conveniently located in downtown in Sidab, in  the Ocean Boats Dive   Center as well as shopping, restaurants and nightlife. Accommodations include a  furnished room with air conditioning, study area, hot shower in shaer bathroom and on-site security. More Info
  • Unlimited Diving! -- (a $4,440 value in itself!)
  • One-year free Jobs4Divers Premium job placement services -- Aquanauts has the best job placement in the industry with a premium subscription to Jobs4Divers.com and in-house employment counselors.
  • All your PADI application, certification and testing fees.
  • Visa Assistance ; Well help you arrange the right visa for your stay in Oman so you dont have to worry about it. More Info
  • Free wireless broadband Internet access.
  • Transportation from Seeb   Airport .
  • Special in-store discounts and free credit toward more courses.

 

Ocean Boats Winter / Spring 2008 Promotion

Free Bonus!! -- Divemaster Skills Enhancement Course

Go beyond the basics of diving to become a truly experienced instructor with Divemaster Skills Enhancement Course. The special package -- worth more than $2,200 -- is icnluded free if you pay a 100% deposit at least 30 days in advance (or upon enrollment if you plan to arrive in Oman within 30 days.

Ocean Boat will take you to the Master Scuba Diver level with 5 PADI Specialty courses, train you in oxygen first aid and get you  certified for the Emergency First Response course. Specifically, you get:

  • PADI Night  Diver
  • PADI Underwater Navigator
  • PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • PADI Deep Diver
  • PADI Wreck Diver
  • Master Scuba Diver certification
  • Emergency First Response  

Want to Enhance Your Dive Skills Even Further?

So How Much Does It Cost?

The Ocean Boats Divemaster Internship costs US$5,999*. Before you collapse from 'sticker shock," look at the table below to see the astonishing amount of money you save over buying the courses, books, equipment, accommodations and dives separately. Youll save more than $7,400!

Item

Reg. Price US $

100 dives

$4,440

Equipment package

$1,987

All PADI courses

$3,100

Books and course materials

$1,000

PADI Fees

$115

Divemaster Skills Enhancement Course

$2,200

Three months accommodations

$800

Total Purchased Separately

$13,405

Divemaster Internship Price

$5,999

Finally, consider were arranging everything, including your visa, for you in advance. Once youve paid, you are done. You need only pay out for personal expenses and entertainment.

Payment Terms

A minimum 40% non-refundable deposit is required within two weeks of enrollment with the full balance due upon arrival. We do offer the Divemaster Skills Enhancement Course (a $2,200 value) for 100% deposits made no later than 30 days before arrival (or upon enrollment if starting in fewer than 30 days). Deposits must paid via bank transfer. Balance payments can be made via bank transfer, cash payment or via credit card (a 5% surcharge applies). Click Here to make a reservation for this internship online!

* Important Note

Prices are quoted in US Dollars for comparison purposes only and are based on a fixed exchange rate of 0.38 omani rails to the 1 US dollar. Your actual price will vary depending on the exchange rate of your choice of currency against the omani rails at the time of booking. Do not use currency exchange sites such as XE.com to check rates. There is a split market for the omani rails with onshore and offshore rates. We use the onshore rate which is considerably more favorable for you than the offshore rates quoted on the Internet.

What If I'm Already a Certified Diver?

The Ocean Boats Divemaster Internship  is not just for uncertified divers. Anyone can enroll in the program and we'll reduce the price based on your certification level. We'll also lower the price if you already own your own equipment or have your share  accommodations. See the chart below.

Certification

Length

Base Price
Thai Baht

Base Price
US $

No Equip.

No Accom.

No Equip.
or Accom.

None (Non-Diver)

3 months

200,954

$5,999

$5,249

$5,461

$4,711

Open Water Diver

3 months

192,599

$5,749

$4,999

$5,212

$4,462

Advanced Open Water Diver

3 months

185,900

$5,549

$4,799

$5,012

$4,262

Rescue Diver

2 months

164,128

$4,899

$4,149

$4,541

$3,791

Prices effective Feb. 1, 2008

* Important Note

Prices are quoted in US Dollars for comparison purposes only and are based on a fixed exchange rate of 0.38 omani rails to the 1 US dollar. Your actual price will vary depending on the exchange rate of your choice of currency against the omani rails t at the time of booking. Do not use currency exchange sites such as XE.com to check rates. There is a split market for the  omani rails with onshore and offshore rates. We use the onshore rate which is considerably more favorable for you than the offshore rates quoted on the Internet.