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PADI Basic Freediver

A gorgeous day in the south learning the basics of freediving with our PADI Freediving Instructor and Platinum Course Director Kim.

Static and Dynamic Apnea, rescue skills and a thorough introduction into the amazing world of freediving.

…and a surprise visit from some mermaids!

PADI Self-Reliant Diver

An increadible PADI Self Reliant Diver course taught by our in house Platinum Course Director Kim.

Really good fun, and a new challenge for our PADI Instructors who signed up.

And a very cute #Baby #CommonRay at the end is always a #Bonus

PADI Instructor Development Course – Tenerife

Ever wondered what it would be like to become a PADI Scuba Instructor?

Sit back, turn the sound up, and find out how our Candidates, on one of our PADI IDC’s, felt about their experience on the journey to becoming a PADI Pro.

Contact us today to see why we are officially the Number #1 PADI IDC in the region.

Success for our New PADI Instructors!

A few weeks after the PADI Instructor Examination and our candidates are enjoying the fruits of their labours.

Sad to see them go but super happy for all who took the brave decision to change their life and #GoPro, you won’t regret it!

Charlotte and Mads have coupled up and are off to find work in the Med…

Jeanne landed an awesome job in Curacao…

And Ross recently left us after a few weeks of experience to work as a Speciality Instructor in Malta!

So great to be a part of your journey guys. Good luck in your new jobs and keep in touch!!

#PADIIDC #TenerifeIDC #IDCTenerife #PADIDiveCentre #ScubaDivers #ScubaDiving #GoBigOrGoHome #NobodyLikesSmall #BeTheBest #TheOriginalAndTheBest #PADITV #PADIInstructors #DivingTenerife #PADICD #PADICourseDirector

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PADI DPV Instructor Specialty – Richard and Jess

Richard racing a Sea Hare with a DPV, surprisingly the Sea Hare won!

Great day for a PADI Diver Propulsion Vehicle Instructor Specialty Course with PADI Instructor, Rich and PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer, Jess.

Are you a PADI Instructor in need of Instructor Specialties? Book in with our full time Platinum Course Director Kim!

PADI Instructor Specialties – Boat Diving

#Turtles, #Morays, #Cuttlefish and #Roncadores on our recent Boat Diver Speaciality Instructor course with our new PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors.

Learning really is this fun!

Book on a Boat Diver Speciality Instructor Course or Speciality with us today…. Turtles included!

Boat diving at Palm-Mar

A behind the scenes look at our recent PADI Boat Diver Instructor Speciality Training with our new Instructors and #PlatinumCourseDirector Kim.

#Turtles #Morays #Octopus #FishBalls and more.

#PADIInstructor #GoPro #TDA #BeTheBest #NeverStopLearning #GoBigOrGoHome #BoatDive #ScubaDivers #DiveCentre #DivingTenerife #SmallerIsNeverBetter #LoveMyJob #PADITV #TheNumberOnePADIDiveCentre #WhereProsComeToLearn #PADICD #PADICourseDirector #CourseDirectorTenerife

PADI Night Diver Instructor Specialty

Looks like we have ourselves some new PADI Night Diver Speciality Instructors!

A lovely night for a dive and racking up the qualifications with another bunch of Instructor Specialities this week including #FishID #DiveAgainstDebris and #BoatDiver.

#PADIInstructor #PADIIDC #GoPro #TDA #BeTheBest #NeverStopLearning #GoBigOrGoHome #NightDive #ScubaDivers #DiveCentre #DivingTenerife #SmallerIsNeverBetter #LoveMyJob #PADITV #TheNumberOnePADIDiveCentre #WhereProsComeToLearn #PADICD #PADICourseDirector #CourseDirectorTenerife

 

PADI Prizes for our successful IDC Candidates

Some awesome PADI #goodies for the winners of the IDC group showdown. They picked up points during the Instructor Development Course for all manner of achievements and coolness!

‘Shrimply The Best’ pipped it at the end and got the first choice of PADI #prizes whilst ‘Your Worst Anemones’ came a close second.

Well done to all.

Instructor Specialty Week!

This week is Instructor #SpecialityWeek!

Our new and excited PADI Instructors are upping their game and becoming Instructors in a multitude of PADI Specialities.

For starters this week we have already had #Deep #Wreck #DSMB #EmergencyO2 #Navigation #Nitrox #SharkAware and #CompressorOperator (a PADI Distinctive Specialty written by our very own Platinum Course Director Kim). Bring on the rest of the week!

And another PADI Instructor Specialty…

Take 10 new #PADI #Instructors , add 2 more Instructors from a previous #IDC , a dash of #night time and you have the makings of an #awesome PADI Night #Diver Instructor #Specialty

After a busy day full of #training and #learning just enough time to squeeze in one more Specialty.

It was great to catch up with Ryan and Maria… and wishing them success on their new #adventure

PADI 5 Star IDC Centre – Tenerife Diving Academy

After the excitement of the #PADI #IE here in #Tenerife it is time for our 10 new PADI #Instructors to make a start on some #Instructor #Specialty training with our resident PADI Platinum Course Director Kim.

Just time for a quick visual message from the latest generation of PADI Pro’s of where they would recommend to do your PADI #IDC

If you are looking to take part on our September IDC contact us and get your place reserved – we already have limited places available.

10 PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors!

… the moment 10 IDC Candidates become 10 PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors…

Amazing job by everyone. Massive congratulations to Ross, Jeanne, Anoushka, Charlotte, Cydney, Mads, Matt, Richard, Tiit and Priit.

All of the hard work has finally paid off. Also a huge thank you to our PADI Platinum Course Director, Kim, and PADI Staff Instructor, Oli, for making this possible. And to the amazing PADI Examiners Robby and Matt for making it an awesome two days.

New careers, new life, new adventures!

#Scubapro #DeepDownYouWantTheBest #PADIDC #PADIDiveCentre #PADIIDC #PADICourseDirector #PlatinumCourseDirector #BiggerIsBetter #TDA #TheFuture #GoBigOrGoHome #TheOriginalAndTheBest #PADIInstructor #DivemasterInternship #ScubaDivers #Scuba #Diving #TenerifeDivecentre #DivingInTenerife #Divemasterintern #PADIPro #Tenerife #ScubaDiving

PADI Instructor Examination – Day 2

It’s the last push after everyone passed Exams and presentations on day 1!

Today… Open Water! Rescue assessment and skills to complete – good luck to all!!

 

PADI Instructor Examination – Day 1

PADI Instructor Examination Tenerife – May 2019

Day 1 of the IE for our 10 Candidates.

We wish Richard, Anoushka, Ross, Cydney, Tiit, Priit, Jeanne, Matt, Charlotte and Mads every success over the next 2 days.

#PADIE #PADIInstructor #TenerifeIE #TenerifePADIInstructor #PADICourseDirector #PADIPlatinumCourseDirector #PADIDiveCentre #PlatinumCourseDirector #BiggerIsBetter #TDA #TheFuture #GoBigOrGoHome #TheOriginalAndTheBest #ScubaDivers #Scuba #Diving #TenerifeDivecentre #DivingInTenerife #PADIPro #Tenerife #ScubaDiving

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PADI Instructor Development Course – Day 3 and 4

PADI Instructor Development Course – Day 3 and 4

Two great days of in water and classroom presentations from the candidates.

Two sessions in the pool completing skills presentations and a skills circuit and then the first of their knowledge development presentations in the classroom.

Meet Angie the Angel Shark!

In other news… We welcome yet another addition to the team.

Our very own Angel Shark Angie!

Another wonderful project and mascot for the IDC made by our Course Director Kim.

PADI Instructor Development Course – Day 2

PADI Instructor Development Course – Day 2

Theory and Standards Exams done and dusted!!!

The candidates also had their first Confined Water Teaching presentation in preparation for the first pool session.

Things are heating up 🔥🔥🔥

PADI Instructor Development Course – Day 1

PADI Instructor Development Course – Day 1

And they’re off!!!

A great start to the PADI Instructor Development Course here in Abades.

 

Emergency First Response Instructors

A fantastic two days with 10 new qualified Emergency First Response Instructors at the end!

Congratulations to all for completing the course.

Now it’s time to start the PADI Instructor Development Course, some hard work and a lot of fun ahead.

PADI Self-Reliant Specialty


If you can’t rely on yourself, then who can you rely on?!

Some serious fun on a PADI Self Reliant course with our Platinum Course Director Kim with students, Mads and Charlotte.

 

#SelfReliant #Sidemount #PADIDC #PADIDiveCentre #PADIIDC #PADICourseDirector #PlatinumCourseDirector #BiggerIsBetter #TDA #TheFuture #GoBigOrGoHome #TheOriginalAndTheBest #PADIInstructor #DivemasterInternship #ScubaDivers #Scuba #Diving #TenerifeDivecentre #DivingInTenerife #Divemasterintern #PADIPro #Tenerife #ScubaDiving

Meet the newest addition to our family…

Meet Maggie the Manta! Amazing job by our multi-talented Course Director Kim.

Emergency First Response Instructor Manuals

Things are heating up here as the Instructor candidates receive their Emergency First Response Instructor Manuals! 🔥

So many this time!

It all kicks off next week with their #EFRi course before starting the PADI Instructor Development Course.

PADI Self-Reliant Divers – Mads and Charlotte

Well done to Charlotte and Mads on being our first officially certified PADI Self Reliant Divers! Very cool.

An exciting and challenging course and something new and diferent to keep that diving passion alive!

Instructor Candidates – Cydney, Priit, Tiit and Ross

A warm welcome to four more Instructor Candidates.

Count down to the Instructor Development Course has begun! One more week of pre IDC to practice those skills and theory before the off.

Tiit and Priit join us all the way from #Estonia and two familiar faces Ross and Cydney from #England are back after completing Divemaster Internships with us last year.

Another busy week at the Dive Centre

A sunny and productive week at the centre.

Lots of pre Instructor Development course practice with skills and exams for the candidates…

PADI Freediver Course…

We were also joined by Grace from #Ireland here to do her PADI IDC…

…and Tom has smashed through his PADI Advanced Open Water and is on his way to becoming a PADI Rescue Diver!

Hard work by all.

Big thanks to Instructor Jess for taking out some new divers, old divers, current divers and still fitting in time for Courses, Divemaster assessments and making the occasional cup of tea! #YouGoGirl

 

#Rescue #AOW #Freediver #PADIDC #PADIDiveCentre #PADIIDC #PADICourseDirector #PlatinumCourseDirector #BiggerIsBetter #TDA #TheFuture #GoBigOrGoHome #TheOriginalAndTheBest #PADIInstructor #DivemasterInternship #ScubaDivers #Scuba #Diving #TenerifeDivecentre #DivingInTenerife #Divemasterintern #PADIPro #Tenerife #ScubaDiving

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PADI Freediver Specialty

Sleeping on the job??? Nah just some pre freediving breathing exercises.

Another successful PADI Freediver Course taught by our very own Freediver Instructor and Platinum Course Director Kim.

The course stared with the Confined  Water sessions, teaching the students how to safely increase their breath hold times. Now onto the Open Water sessions …

PADI Divemaster Interns and IDC Candidates

Some new faces in the dive centre this week.

A warm welcome to Tom from England and Malen from Argentina both here to do Divemaster interniships.

We also welcome Jeanne from Holland who starts her Instructor Development course in two short weeks!

PADI Open Water Course – Emily

Another first timer today….

….Emily went out with Kim our in house PADI Course Director to do her PADI Open Water Course! (Jovi and Jake tagged along to see a Pro teacher in action)

Not many people can say they did their Open Water Certification with a Platinum Course Director!!