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Scientific Diver

4 Weeks - IDR 22.000.000

Complete the CMAS Scientific Diver professional certification. Learn Scientific Diving Techniques and Participate in Research Diving Courses taught by Marine Biologist & Diver Trainer Andrew Taylor.


This internship takes place at our beach-front dive centre and classroom. Dive sites during the program are within the Nusa Penida Marine Park.

Course Components:

  • Advanced Dive Theory & Competencies

  • Science of Diving

  • Dive Planning & Underwater Working Safety

  • Marine Ecology Lectures

  • Survey Methods for Marine Environments

  • Specialized Diver Training

  • Coral Restoration Workshops

  • Manta Ray Study

  • Long-Term Reef Health Monitoring Surveys

Prerequisites: Rescue Diver (or higher) & 30 logged dives

This course complies with the European Scientific Diving Panel (ESDP) Common Practices for Recognition of European Competency Levels for Scientific Diving at Work and the American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS) Standards for Scientific Diving

2 Week PADI Divemaster Add-on

IDR 7.500.000 + crew pack & PADI fees

As some of the theory and skills overlap between the Scientific Diver program and PADI Divemaster certificate, students who are already Rescue Diver certified and have completed the Scientific Diver training program, can then finish the remaining excercises and theory of the PADI Divemaster course in just two weeks.