Whether you have never experienced diving before, you have a few dives under your belt, or you are an experienced diver, you came to this webpage for a reason:  You are considering becoming a dive professional.

There are many reasons people choose to become dive professionals.  Maybe you are sick of the 9 to 5 and you want a change of lifestyle.  Perhaps you want the freedom to work in some of the most beautiful places in the world doing something that you love.  Maybe you are on a gap year and want to spend a few months on a tropical island exploring the underwater world and becoming a top-notch diver.  Or, if you have never tried diving before, maybe you are curious about the idea of becoming a dive professional.

Whatever the reason, we are here to show you the steps you would need to take to become a pro.

How do I become a Dive Professional?

Divemaster Program

Instructor Program


Instructor Internship


Instructor Crossovers

The first step in your career in diving is the Divemaster Training Program.  This program can be completed in 2 to 3 months and can be started with absolutely no diving experience what-so-ever.  If you are already an open water diver, you have done the first step.  If not, we can get you signed up for you Open Water course at Roctopus Dive!

After becoming a certified the divemaster, you may decide that you would like to be able to share your diving skills with people who have never experienced the underwater world.  With our Instructor Training  Program, you will spend 2 to 3 weeks learning to do just that! Our Instructor Training Program will also fully prepare you for the official agency Instructor Exam.  After passing the Instructor Exam, you will be certified to teach divers all over the world!

If you would like some practical experience teaching under the guidance of one of our Instructor Mentors at Roctopus Dive, you can participate in our Instructor Internship Program.  You will spend a month working side by side with your Instructor Mentor on all of their courses, getting hands on experience teaching and gaining certifications to add to your dive CV.

Or, if you would like to be certified to teach in more than one dive agency, contact us about our Instructor Crossover Programs!