Here are some Frequently Asked Questions about the Career Development Program
1. What is the end goal of the Career Development program?
2. What does the Career Development Program entail?
3. What is the time commitment?
4. What are the prerequisites for joining the Career Development program?
5. Where is Just Africa Scuba located?
6. Why choose Just Africa Scuba?
Developing your scuba diving career to take you from a beginner diver to a PADI Dive Professional. Along with the scuba diving courses you will be getting hands-on experience in the dive business, practical life and work skills, as well as emotional life skills courses. The end goal of this program is to assist you in becoming a well-rounded PADI instructor by expanding your skill set and competencies. Improving your prospects of work and employment worldwide.
All the scuba dive courses, first aid and rescue skills, gear maintenance, retail and customer service, how to manage a dive center, boat handling, compressor operator, marketing, and sales. All of this is integrated with our special Life Skills & Work Skills Courses, promoting personal development and learning practical life skills. Taking you from zero to hero.
Full-time Program- The program can be completed within 4 months (up to Dive Master) and 6 to 12 months (up to Instructor). Students are expected to attend all the courses, classes, and events held by Just Africa Scuba for 5 days of the week with 2 days off.
Accelerated Program - There is also the option to do an accelerated program if you have time constraints. This option can be very intense and may not be the best choice for many candidates.
Part-time Program - You also have the option to enroll in the Part-time Career Development program to complete your courses in your own time. This is great for people who have a job and can only commit part-time, but this also means that it will take you longer to complete the program and become a dive professional.
The prerequisites for joining the Career Development program at Just Africa Scuba are:
- Full set Scuba Equipment (can be obtained at our fully stocked retail shop)
- Medical Check-up (completed by a physician in the last 24 months)
- Minimum age of 18 years old.
Our PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center is located in Gordon's Bay, a lovely coastal town 40km from Cape Town CBD, we mainly explore the beautiful marine life of False Bay. Situated at the luxurious four-star Krystal Beach Hotel next to the harbor.
Being a 5* PADI Instructors Development Center, we focus on training confident and conservation-conscious divers and dive instructors. Creating a welcoming and family-friendly atmosphere is of utmost importance to us. This is achieved through personal attention, incorporating life skills in our courses, and our persuasive love and respect for the ocean. You have the opportunity to do extra courses and get experience in different fields of the business, expanding your skill set. We are passionate about training, holistic development, and creating future opportunities for our students.