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Turn your passion into your career

Available in Pondicherry and Chennai


Temple Adventures are India's Premier mainland PADI 5 star IDC center, we are here to help you along the road to achieving your dream of becoming a PADI Professional & making a career from Scuba Diving! Whether you are starting your Divemaster or moving up to Instructor you will gain valuable experience with us in and out of the water putting you on the path to a new & exciting life!


PADI Divemaster

Take the first step towards your new diving career!

As an internationally recognized PADI Divemaster, you will be qualified to guide certified divers into the underwater world and assist an instructor during PADI courses. At Temple Adventures we offer the best Divemaster training possible due the wealth of experienced proffesionals we call the Temple Team.

4 weeks of intensive theory, pool and ocean diving

4 weeks - 45,000 INR

Package Description
Zero to DivemasterOpen Water + Advanced + Rescue + EFR + Divemaster
Zero to Divemaster PremiumPrevious package + EANx Nitrox + Deep
Zero to Divemaster PlatinumPrevious package + EFR First Aid Instructor

"Bookable" option: If you want to be able to book all the days of your Divemaster training on specific days with a fixed schedule, for instance if you only have a limited amount of time to finish your training or if you're not living in Pondicherry but only coming down here on week-ends, then you can purchase the "Bookable" option for an additional 10.000 INR to the DM Course. Minimum time required is 50 hours training sessions or 12 days.

For those of you who want to start "from scratch", we also offer Divemaster internships, in 4 to 6 months, including 60 dives, and during which the candidate will work at the Dive Centre on a daily basis.

Prerequisites

  • Rescue Diver
  • Current EFR
  • All safety gear such as SMB, Compass, knives and dive computer.
  • Start: 40 logged dives
  • Cert.: 60 logged dives

Equipment: Prices include only a BCD and regulator. Mask, Find and westuit can be rented for 500 INR a day. Students must own safety gear and have it with them at all times.

Crew Pack: All Divemaster candidates must purchase the PADI Divemaster Crew Pack, which includes all necessary books and documentation.Crew packs are available from Temple Adventures for 359 AUD.

Application Fee: On completion of the PADI DM program you will submit your Divemaster application to PADI. Application fees amount to 196 AUD.


Assistant Instructor

The homestretch before becoming an instructor

As a PADI Assistant Instructor, you can not only guide certified divers into the underwater world and assist instructors during PADI courses, but also teach Discover Scuba Diving in confined water, theory portion of PADI courses & some non-diving courses on your own. What's more you're only one step away from your goal of becoming a PADI Instructor!

Diving theory and teaching standards, 2 Confined Water dives + 2 Open Water Dives

5 days - 30,000 INR

Prerequisites

  • Divemaster
  • Current EFR
  • 60 logged dives
  • Certified diver: 6 months+

Equipment: Prices do not include gear rental, as Assistant Instructors need to own their own complete set of gear. however a complete set of gear can be rented for 1000 INR a day.

Crew Pack: All Assistant Instructor candidates need to purchase the PADI AI Crew Pack, which includes all necessary books and documentation. Crew packs are available from Temple Adventures for 678 AUD.

Application Fee: Once your AI program is completed you will need to submit your Asst. Instructor application to PADI. Application fees amount to 105 AUD.

Package Description
Zero to Assistant InstructorOW + Advanced + Rescue + EFR + Divemaster + Assistant Instr.
Zero to Assistant Instuctor PremiumPrevious package + EANx Nitrox + Deep
Zero to Assistant Instructor PlatinumPrevious package + EFR First Aid Instructor

For those of you who want to start "from scratch", we also offer assistant instructor internships, in 4 to 6 months, including 60 dives,during which time the AI candidate will work at the Dive Centre on a daily basis:


EFR Instructor

Spread the word of Emergency First Response!

As an internationally recognized Emergency First Response Instructor, you are not only able to apply First and Secondary Aid techniques to real life situations - you can also teach certify Emergency First Responders, making the world a safer place.

Full course, theory & scenarios:

2 - 4 days - 15,000 INR

Prerequisites

  • Current EFR

  • Caring for others!


  • Material: For the EFRI program candidates need to purchase the EFR Instructor Manual, which includes all necessary books and documentation,available from Temple Adventures for 135 AUD.

    Application Fee: Once your EFRI program is completed you will submit your EFRI application to PADI. Application fees amount to 172 AUD.


    Open Water Scuba Instructor

    The joy of teaching & the joy of diving

    Be ready for a new life! As a PADI Instructor, you'll be part of the largest, most widely recognized scuba training organization in the world,you will get the opportunity to share your passion introducing new divers to our underwater world. Temple Adventures is the Premier 5 stars Instructor Development Course Centre on mainland India - our courses are run by PADI Course Director Mark Soworka, from Dive Careers, aided by PADI IDC Staff Instructors and Master Instructors. Courses can be taught in English, French, German, Spanish, Tamil and Hindi.

    Prerequisites

    • Option 1: Assist. Instructor + EFRI
    • Option 2: Divemaster + Current EFR
    • Start: 60 logged dives
    • Cert.: 100 logged dives

    Equipment: Prices do not include gear rental,Instructors need to own their own complete set of gear. however a complete set of gear can be rented for 1000 INR a day.

    Crew Pack: All Instructor candidates need to purchase the PADI Instructor Crew Pack, which includes all necessary books and documentation.Instructor Crew packs are available from Temple Adventures for 678 AUD.

    IE Fee: The Instructor Exam (IE) fee payable to PADI amounts to 865 AUD.

    EFRI: The First Aid Instructor (EFRI) fee payable to PADI amounts to 172 AUD.

    Application Fee: On completion of your instructor program you will have to submit your Instructor application to PADI. Application fees amount to 249 AUD.

    For those of you who want to start "from scratch", we also offer instructor internships, in 6+ months, including 100 dives, during which the candidate will work at the Dive Centre on a daily basis

    Option 1 - For Assistant instructors

    1 week - 51,000 INR

    3 Days Free IDC prep + OWSI course + Free O2 provider Instructor + Free Marine Resource Management + 5 Days of Free diving prior to or after the IDC + Unlimited diving throughout the IDC period!

    Option 2 - For Divemasters

    2 weeks - 75,000 INR

    Everything included in option 1 + AI course + EFRI course


    Package Description
    Zero to InstructorOW + Advanced + Rescue + EFR + Divemaster + Assistant Instr. + EFRI + Instructor
    Zero to Instuctor PremiumPrevious package + EANx Nitrox + Deep
    Zero to Instructor Platinum (8-12 months)Previous package + Deep, Nitrox, Photography, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Drift Specialty Instructor ratings + 150 dives instead of 100
    Zero to Master Scuba Diver Trainer (12 months+)Previous package + + Guidance for your first 25 cert. + 200 dives instead of 150