Step onto the first rung of the professional ladder with us here at Neptunes



Go Pro With Neptunes Diving Malta


Dreaming of changing your life and joining the ranks of the most sought after Diving Professionals in the world, the PADI Professional? At Neptunes Diving Malta we can offer the opportunity to fulfill your dreams with our various 'Go Pro' programs.


Neptunes Diving offers a series of flexible options that can be adjusted to your own individual needs whether you are just starting out on your diving life or are already a qualified diver. We offer the following PADI professional courses:

Divemaster and Assistant Instructor.


We can also assist to arrange the Emergency First Response Instructor and the Open Water Scuba Instructor course, the pinnacle of the Professional Diving World. We can also assist with arranging the PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer program which will enable you to teach all the PADI Specialties, making you a more desirable employee. These programs are available to all divers no matter with which training agency they are already qualified.

Situated in the heart of Qawra, we have direct access to the sea, all year round! We can offer the perfect conditions for your professional training. Our classroom is fully equipped for your complete training.

Contact us today for a personalised quote and individual schedule to enable Neptunes Diving to help you fulfill your dreams.



The PADI Divemaster


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Do you love scuba diving? Want to share it with others on a whole new level? Take the PADI Divemaster course or Internship with us here at Neptunes and learn that what you love to do as fun, can be as much fun, as a career. Scuba divers look up to divemasters because they are leaders who mentor and motivate others. As a divemaster, you not only get to dive a lot, but also experience the joy of seeing others have as much fun diving as you do.

The PADI Divemaster course is your first level of professional training. Working closely with Neptunes PADI Instructors, you’ll fine-tune your dive skills, like perfecting the effortless hover, and refine your rescue skills so you anticipate and easily solve common problems. You’ll gain dive knowledge, management and supervision abilities so you become a role model to divers everywhere.

As a PADI Divemaster, you’ll lead others as you supervise scuba diving activities and assist with diver training. Whether you want to work at a faraway dive destination or close to home at a local dive shop, the adventure of a lifetime awaits you. PADI Divemasters are respected dive professionals who are aligned with the largest and most respected dive organization in the world – PADI.

PADI Rescue Divers who are at least 18 years old may enroll in the PADI Divemaster course. You also need to have:

  • Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months.
  • A medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months.
  • At least 40 logged dives to begin the course and 60 dives to earn certification.

The Divemaster Internship is very similar to the Divemaster course. Except you spend more time with us here at Neptunes in the summer months, generally three months, you gain real experience, with real students and getting valuable experience in how a dive centre runs.

Note that qualifying certifications from other diver training organization may apply – email us here at Neptunes if you have any queries.

What will you learn?


The PADI Divemaster course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, waterskills exercises and workshops, and hands-on practical assessment, you develop the skills to organize and direct a variety of scuba diving activities. Topics and practical workshops include:

  • The role and characteristics of the PADI Divemaster
  • Supervising dive activities and assisting with student divers
  • Diver safety and risk management
  • Divemaster conducted programs and specialized skills
  • Business of diving and your career
  • Awareness of the dive environment
  • Dive setup and management
  • Mapping an open water site
  • Conducting dive briefings
  • Organizing a search and recovery project and a deep dive
  • Conducting a scuba review and skin diver course
  • Assisting with Discover Scuba Diving and leading Discover Local Diving programs

The price for the Divemaster course

€ 630.00 per person


This price does not include the hire of equipment, PADI Divemaster Crewpack or your Fee for registration to PADI

The price for the Divemaster Internship

€ 150.00 per person


This price does not include the hire of equipment, PADI Divemaster Crewpack or your Fee for registration to PADI

The Internship price does not cover any accomadation, food or beverage fees for the period of time you are with us here at Neptunes.

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The PADI Assistant Instructor


The Cominoland wreck Gozo


If you like meeting new people, have a passion for scuba diving and want an extraordinary life – become a PADI Instructor. Teaching scuba diving allows you to share your love of the aquatic world with others while doing what you enjoy – being in, around and under water.

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors and PADI Assistant Instructors are the most sought-after dive professionals around the world because they’ve completed the program that sets the standard for training dive professionals. You earn a PADI Instructor rating through hard work and commitment, but you’re rewarded with a job that lets you share incredible underwater adventures with others – transforming their lives for the better and enriching yours.

Are you ready to join the ranks of the dedicated professionals who teach the world’s most progressive and popular scuba diver education programs? Then Go PRO with an Instructor Development Course.

The Instructor Development Course (IDC) is made up of two parts – the Assistant Instructor (AI) course and the Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) program. Most dive professionals complete the entire IDC and go on to attend an Instructor Examination (IE), which is the final step to earn a PADI Instructor certification.

Successfully completing just the AI course results in a PADI Assistant Instructor qualification. When an AI is ready to progress, attending an OWSI program allows entry into an IE to earn a full PADI Instructor rating.

Dive professionals who hold an instructor rating with another diver training organization may be eligible to enroll directly in the OWSI program. This recognizes prior instructor training and provides a path to become a PADI Instructor. A PADI Divemaster who has been a certified diver for six months may enroll in the PADI Instructor Development Course.

You also need:

  • At least 60 logged dives and 100 dives to attend an IE.
  • Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months.
  • A medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months

You also need to be an Emergency First Response Instructor, but you can earn this rating during your instructor training.


The price for PADI Assistant Instructor Course

€ 315.00 per person


This price does not include the IDC Crewpack or equipment hire or the fee for registration to PADI

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Included in the price of these courses are the travel costs to & from dive sites & pick up from your hotel or residence in the morning, in Qawra, Bugibba, St Pauls Bay, Golden Bay & Mellieha areas.


All prices and fees are subject to change without notice for all courses and dive packages.




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