• South Africa
    • Johannesburg
Advertising Business Design Hospitality Marketing Media Relations

Program Details

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Price Details
Included is all training & course material from
Blue Ocean Career Development Program R75 000
Paid directly to PADI UK all registration fees and instructor examinations fees.
Entrance Fees to dive location
Cost of Coastal Trips
Accommodation, Meals & Transport
Apr 14, 2016
Sep 01, 2015
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About Program

As a dive center we understand the need for qualified instructors who are well versed into the nuances of business and the necessary diving skills. We intend to produce well-rounded individuals who are capable of graduating from the Scubaversity Blue Ocean Program and being able to walk into any dive center or resort around the world and immediately adding significant value other than pure dive training.

The program is designed in phases and segments during which time we do not only focus on diving but also essential business skills.

The value in Scubaversity’s Blue Ocean Program is that candidates are not only taught pure diving skills, but a host of various other skills that they would be able to add to their CV which will be valuable in future as they search and find new employment. The program would thus not have been a waste of time or money.

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Yes, I recommend this program

The First Ever Intern

I would like to take this moment to say thanks to EVERYONE involved with my training and development - let me take a second to explain my involvement,

At 18 i left Cape Town in search of a "life" and i headed for Johannesburg (can you believe that?) with no idea of where i was going what i was going to do, nothing? i was like 80% of all teenagers out there "LOST"
I never heard anything or grabbed sight of diving at all and it all started with that 1 DSD. I will never forget that day, i was upside down and all around weightlessness i was hooked! and as i surfaced There was "the man" Colwin Setzkorn, he looked down at me and saw that glimmer all divers get for their first time underwater and asked me what i was doing with my life, where i was going bla bla long story short, he offered me a job, and for 2 years i dedicated every thing i had to Scubaversity, why? BECAUSE IT WAS THE BEST PLACE FOR SOMEONE TO GROW AS A HUMAN BEING!

I learnt things there with that i made many many mistakes but that taught me the valuable lessons that the big wide world has out there it prepared me for what i needed that no university out there can give you - It gave me independence, problem solving, logistical planning, how to understand people from all walks of life, responsibility as well as an Education in the Dive Industry which i so craved.
During their education and Internship i assisted in planning trips, packing tailors, counting and servicing equipment and guiding dives for weekends and holidays of groups of more than 60 people (big responsibility at 18 years old). All under the watch of Mandy and Colwin.

As the time went on i grew as me, Branden Hallick and became the Branden i wanted to be i created my "Own Brand".

Because of Scubaversity and everyone involved in it i sit here now typing this message on the Island in Indonesia Bali with the sun at 33 degrees celcius, working for one of the biggest comanies in the dive industry worldwide at the peak of high season.
After spending some time in Mozambique, 2 Years in Thailand on a VERY REMOTE Island "Koh Lipe" having visited places like Malaysia, Australia and Singapore in my little off time i had (welcome to the industry). Completed more than 2000 dives and over 150 certifications, I assisted as one of the 3 first ever people to help clean the beaches around Thailand "trashhero.org" and Myself started that project in Indonesia. The best part, why i keep doing it - is for the people i meet and the REAL friends you make worldwide and it all started at the worlds best Dive Club Family of more than 4000 people SCUBAVERSITY!!

In closing i would like to say that i am for sure living my dream!! I'm 25 years old and almost completed my mission through South East Asia (4 years). The next step for me is to head north for Europe the Americas and back home to buy a boat and do it again in opposite direction.

The one life you live, i ask anyone reading this, "if you could live your life again, what would you differently?" well for me i would for sure have started my educational internship at Scubaversity and begun diving earlier than i did.

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Yes, I recommend this program

Life changing experience

Doing the internship program at Scubaversity really boosted my self confidence. For the first time in my life I was able to address a large group of people I didn't know all that well without swallowing my words!
I also made some amazing friends, that I probably would not have come into contact with anywhere else.

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Scubaversity for me was Actually THE BEST education i personally ever received for my "life after school" They taught me so much more than your general scuba diving school internships that are offered. They focused on me as an individual and gave us the knowledge to develop ourselves strengths and weaknesses. Not only did they teach us more than all the aspects of the dive industry but to answer...