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PADI Divemaster Internship, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo

November 19th, 2008 DreamGirl

Completing her Rescue Scenario in Tropical Settings

PADI Divemaster Internship with Borneo Dream in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo

“October 2008 belongs to Borneo Dream!

I had the most fabulous time during my Divemaster Internship with Borneo Dream in Kota Kinabalu.

Anemone Fish

Anemone Fish

Thank you all! Ron, Billy and Joanne: for your patience and your humour, for your generosity with your knowledge and advice. And to Bev for your warmth of hospitality and your easy smile which greeted me every day. You all made my experience hugely rewarding.

The diving at times left me speechless, well, almost! Diving at the wrecks, Pulau Tiga (Barracuda Point) and Mayne Rock was amazing!!

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PADI Divemaster Internship, PADI Courses, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia

November 2nd, 2008 DreamGirl

Completing her Rescue Scenario in Tropical Settings

PADI Divemaster Internship with Borneo Dream in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia

Guiding Divers at Mayne Rock

Guiding Divers at Mayne Rock

Congratulations to Ann Williams who has just completed her PADI Divemaster internship course in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Borneo, Malaysia with Borneo Dream.

Ann has spent the past month on the boat supporting guiding during our many scuba diving trips and supporting PADI courses such as PADI Discover Scuba diving, PADI Discover Snorkeling and PADI Advanced Open Water courses.

She has learned an incredible amount and has enjoyed every minute of her PADI Divemaster experience – well, maybe not the physics exam ;-) .

We wish you all the best with your scuba diving in the future Ann, and hope to see you scuba diving with us in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo again :-) .

PADI Divemaster, Scuba Diving, Dive, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia

October 4th, 2008 DreamGirl
Richard Storer - PADI Divemaster Internship

Richard Storer - PADI Divemaster Internship

PADI Divemaster, Scuba Diving, Dive, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia

Congratulations to Richard Storer who has just completed his PADI Divemaster internship with Borneo Dream!

Richard loves scuba diving and enjoys diving around Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia. He decided while he is living in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo Malaysia to take his scuba diving to the next level and become a PADI Divemaster – a PADI Dive Professional.

Richard completed his PADI Divemaster Internship with Borneo Dream over a 8 week period – maxmising his Divemaster scuba diving experience. He was actively involved, as part of his PADI Divemaster Internship, in PADI Open Water Diver courses, PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experiences, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver courses as well as a range of scuba diving trips.

He enjoyed his PADI Divemaster internship so much that he is now thinking of becoming a PADI Instructor. Good luck with your scuba diving professional career Richard:-)

PADI Divemaster, The Course – Be a Professional

July 22nd, 2008 billy4eggs
Scuba diving courses, PADI Divemaster

PADI Divemaster Course - Be a Professional Diver

The PADI Divemaster, your first step on the diving professional ladder. Time to take control of your life. Support, help and enrich the lives of others. The is for you.

Below is an outline of a PADI Divemaster Course/Internship. The course has a loose structure but contains predefined skills and learning development sessions that must be completed and passed. These are detailed out in the PADI Divemaster Candidate Information and Evaluation Form (10144_DMApp_v405.pdf).

The following are some useful forms from PADI that will help understand the course structure and allow you gauge your personal level of fitness. You do not need to be an Oylmpic swimmer, just comfortable in water and able to help others:-

The course has some pre-requisistesthat must be atchieved prior to the courses starting:-

  • 18 years of age
  • PADI Rescue Dive or simular.
  • Current First Aid with CPR certificate taken or refreshed in the last two years.
  • Minimum of 60 logged dives by the end of the course, however I would strongly suggest that you dives cover a wide range of conditions from good to bad visiabilty to strong currents. More diving the better Divemaster – PADI Professional you will be.
  • Fitness – Looking at the PADI Divemaster Candidate Information and Evaluation Form (10144_DMApp_v405.pdf) on the second sheet there is some Water Stamina Skills, swimming, floating, towing etc. these are quite demanding and a time must be achieved. Please take a moment and have a look at PADI Divemaster Water Skills.pdf
Come and see Green Turtles in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysian Borneo

Come and see Green Turtles in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysian Borneo

One of the most important skills you will learn is being able to listen, take instruction, help and be a professional role model to other divers.

The course costs approximately RM 2500 and includes a PADI Divemaster Training Pack (PADI Part Number 60305SP). Any other training materials you need can be ordered for you or can be borrwoed from us for the duration of the course. We require that the course must be completed within a set period so that the information and training is fresh in your mind and that the course does not drag on. Therefore we suggest a maximum length of course being 8 weeks from your start date. The course can be completed in as little as 10 days but we feel that you will not get the full benefit.

The final registration with PADI is charged directly to you and is currently AU$ 126.00 excluding GST.

We would recommend that all Divemasters both new, old and in training should have their own diving equipment (BCD, Regulators, Mask, Snorkel, Fins, Compass, Knife, Whistle, Reel, SMB, Wet suit, Blank waterproof slate and pencil etc.) we will obviously provide cylinder and weights.

You first thing to do is enroll on the course, pay for your Training Materials (30% Deposit) and start learning. This part takes the most time and should not be rushed. We can arrange for materials to be posted to your current location for the price of local postage.

If you have any further questions, please just ask :-)