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PADI Divemaster Marine Apprenticeship

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24 - 24 semaines  ·  Âge 18 - 50+

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Projet de volontariat de la plus haute qualité. Ce projet offre la plus haute qualité aux normes supérieures la moyenne.

Clou

  • Taking your PADI Advanced and PADI Divemaster courses.
  • Complete GVI & PADI’s unique qualification, the PADI Reef Ecosystem Diver (RESD) Specialty.
  • Learning how to identify fish and coral in the Indian Ocean.
  • Exploring different dive sites among the tropical islands of Seychelles, searching for the incredible ‘mega-fauna’ in the area, such as sharks, rays, and dolphins.
  • Developing the techniques needed to survey coral reefs

Particulièrement approprié pour

Âge 18+
Seul voyageur
Couples
50+

À propos du programme

Kickstart your career in conservation with this PADI Divemaster internship in the spectacular Seychelles.

Live the island life in the Seychelles while contributing to the conservation of the marine ecosystem. 

For the first 3 months on program, interns will be PADI dive trained in order to effectively complete necessary data collection on the coral reef without causing any damage. Upon completion of ...

À propos du programme

Live the island life in the Seychelles while contributing to the conservation of the marine ecosystem. 

For the first 3 months on program, interns will be PADI dive trained in order to effectively complete necessary data collection on the coral reef without causing any damage. Upon completion of this internship, you will receive your PADI Advanced Open Water, Rescue Diver and the unique speciality, PADI Coral Reef Researcher.

All data collected is passed on to local authorities in order that they may implement new protection policies to ensure long term survival of the marine ecosystem in the Seychelles.  You could also expect to participate in dives against debris, community outreach activities and environmental education classes. 

You will be motivated to generate new solutions and propose new elements to improve contribution to conservation in the Seychelles. 

Interns are required to complete weekly assignments and host leadership days. While on program, interns are supported by a dedicated mentor.

This internship includes three online courses which must be completed in order to obtain a certificate offered in partnership with the University of Richmond in the United States:

  • Marine Conservation 
  • Leadership Training
  • Career Development 

Upon successful completion of your 3 months on base, you will be placed within an operation Dive Centre in the Seychelles in order to obtain your PADI Divemaster certification. 

After successful completion of this 6 month internship, you will be offered two career coaching sessions as well as gain access to a job portal. 


JOB GUARANTEE:  We offer a job guarantee for those who join for a minimum of 6 months with a 50% cash back guarantee (terms and conditions apply).

Get in touch for more information!



Journée typique

Participants are expected to remain flexible as project work changes based on weather as well as needs of our project partners. 

Estimated Schedule for your 3 month placement on base: 
  • 5 or 6am: Wake up call
  • 6 - 10 am: First Dive
  • 12pm: Lunch
  • 1pm - 4pm: Second Dive
  • 6pm: Dinner 
  • 9pm: Bed Time
Participants ...

Journée typique

Participants are expected to remain flexible as project work changes based on weather as well as needs of our project partners. 

Estimated Schedule for your 3 month placement on base: 
  • 5 or 6am: Wake up call
  • 6 - 10 am: First Dive
  • 12pm: Lunch
  • 1pm - 4pm: Second Dive
  • 6pm: Dinner 
  • 9pm: Bed Time
Participants could expect to be involved in 1 to 2 dives OR snorkels a day. Interns will also have weekly sessions with their mentor. 

3 months PADI Divemaster placement in the Dive Center: 
  • Diving/snorkeling 3 times a day
  • Working a full day within a dive center 


Activités de loisirs

By participating in this program, you are not only offered an opportunity to work toward conserving ecosystems but also the opportunity to see local sites! Our dedicated field staff are the best resource when researching local trips, they have compiled this list of activities. 

These side trips are ...

Activités de loisirs

By participating in this program, you are not only offered an opportunity to work toward conserving ecosystems but also the opportunity to see local sites! Our dedicated field staff are the best resource when researching local trips, they have compiled this list of activities. 

These side trips are not included in the program fee but are highly recommended: 
  • Victoria City
  • Inner island hopping (Praslin, La Digue, Silhouette Felicity and Sister)
  • Hiking and climbing
  • Water sports
  • Beau Vallon Bay 
  • Cap Matoopa Hike
  • Recreational Diving
The possibilities are endless! 

We also now include cultural/local experiences. These experiences will take place once every 4 weeks. 

These activities may include: 

  • Learn to cook traditional Seychellois Creole dishes
  • Visit the Mission Ruins at Venn's Town
  • Paddleboard across the bay
  • Hike through lush forests and across rocky plateaus
  • Explore the ocean after dark with a night dive
  • Discover rare and endemic species of plants
  • Swim at a secret beach
  • Go fishing with local fishers


Conditions

Conditions

Âge minimum: 18 ans

Pour participer à ce programme tu dois avoir au moins 18 ans quand le programme commence. Il peut y avoir des exceptions si tu peux montrer la permission de ton tuteur légal ou si tu es accompagné(e) par l'un de tes parents.

Compétences linguistiques

Tu dois parler Anglais (couramment)

Vérification des Antécédents Criminels

requis

Documents Requis

PADI Medical Form and PADI Open Water qualiffication (or equivalent) qualification

Restrictions de Nationalité

Aucune restriction. De l'aide venant de tous les coins du monde est bienvenu.

Autres Compétences

Need to be able to walk 400m over uneven ground while wearing dive kit. Must be PADI Open Water certified (or equivalent). Training is provided online 8 weeks prior to program start through self paced training materials.

Engagement horaire

Nous avons besoin de ton aide pour lundi, mardi, mercredi, jeudi, vendredi et samedi

Services inclus

Services inclus

Services de GVI

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • 24-hour emergency phone
  • 24-hour in-country support
  • Access to Alumni Services and Discounts
  • Airport pick-up (unless otherwise stated)
  • All necessary project equipment and materials
  • All necessary project training by experienced staff
  • Certification and summary of training and experience received
  • Community work workshop
  • Confidential professional reference
  • Coral reef ecology
  • Diving compressor training workshop
  • Final evaluation
  • First Aid & CPR training and certification
  • Leading biological surveys course
  • Location orientation
  • Long term experienced staff
  • Meals while on project (except on work placements for long term internships)
  • National Park fees and permits
  • PADI Advanced Open Water
  • PADI Coral Reef Research Diver Distinctive Specialty
  • PADI Rescue Diver and PADI Dive Master certifications (excluding PADI professional fees)
  • Safe and basic accommodations (usually shared)
  • Teamwork and leadership experience
  • Transfer to base location
  • Use of O2 equipment workshop
  • Weekly evaluation with your mentor
  • Welcome meeting
  • Work placement - if successful during the first 12 weeks of the internship

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

  • Additional drinks and gratuities
  • Extra local excursions
  • Flights
  • Food during the placement portion of your internship
  • GOP Medical
  • Internal transport to placements
  • International and domestic airport taxes
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • PADI Open Water
  • Personal dive kit, e.g. mask, fins, wetsuit, timer etc.
  • Personal items and toiletries
  • Police or background check
  • Visa costs (where necessary)

Transfert de l'aéroport Seychelles International Airport

Airport pick ups are provided at Seychelles International Airport, these are within a specified time period.  

Logement

Only 3 minutes walk from the beach, our eco friendly research base is situated in the Baie Ternay Marine National Park. 

Accommodation facilities are shared dormitories and can be considered basic.


While on your Divemaster placement, your accommodation is included and is usually in a shared apartment in or near to Beau Vallon.

Aliments & Boissons

Typical Seychelles meals can be expected, all ingredients are provided by us however participants take it in turns to prepare meals. We can cater for most dietary requirements. 
While on your placement, meals may not be included so be sure to budget a bit extra to cover these costs. 

Accès à Internet

Accès limité sur le site du projet

NE SONT inclus dans le prix:

NE SONT inclus dans le prix:

Billets d'avion

L'aéroport le plus proche est Seychelles International Airport (SEZ) à Mahe Island. Nous t'aidons à trouver des vols pas chers pour aller en Seychelles. TROUVER DES VOLS PAS CHERS

Assurance Voyage

Partir à l'étranger est une aventure et c'est toujours mieux d'être bien préparé. Que ce soit une maladie soudaine, une blessure ou du vol - une assurance voyage pour Seychelles te protège en cas de situation imprévue. OBTENIR UN DEVIS

Vaccins

Si tu envisages de faire du bénévolat en Seychelles, nous te conseillons de consulter un médecin avant le début de ton voyage. Renseigne-toi sur les vaccins nécessaires pour Seychelles. INFOS VACCINS

Informations sur l'arrivée

2023

  • 19 Aug 2023
  • 16 Sep 2023
  • 14 Oct 2023
  • 11 Nov 2023
  • 09 Dec 2023
2024
  • 6 Jan 2024
  • 30th March 2024
  • 22nd June 2024
  • 14th September 2024

Disponibilité
janv. févr. mars avril mai juin juil. août sept. oct. nov. déc.

Frais de Programme

24 semaines 18 545€
Prix moyen 773€/semaine

Frais de Programme

773€ par semaine 24 - 24 semaines Âge 18 - 50+

Méthodes de payement

Visa Master Card Maestro American Express PayPal

PAS DE FRAIS DE CARTE DE CRÉDIT


Durée

24 - 24 semaines

Acompte

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Paiement final

Le paiement du montant restant doit être organisé avec GVI durant le processus de candidature. Très souvent ce paiement est effectué par virement bancaire ou en espèces.


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Sur le projet

GVI tackles critical local and global issues by operating award-winning education and training programs on sustainable development projects around the world.

Rencontrez votre hôte

Founded in 1998, GVI runs programs in 21 locations, in 13 countries around the world, each manned by our own staff and aligned to the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals or UN SDGs as well as the objectives of local partners. We welcome participants from all around the world and help facilitate their development into global citizens. This is how we achieve our mission of building a global network of people united by their passion to make a difference.


We are truly a global family brought together by our dedication to long-term positive impact. At the root of our success is our commitment to investing in authentic, meaningful connections with one another, which is why mutual respect and trust are central to our operations. Although we respond with empathy to difficult situations, we believe that most circumstances can benefit from taking a light-hearted approach. By sharing stories of local achievement with our teams worldwide we build the momentum to catapult us toward our vision for the future.

191 avis · rating4.7

Millie Onslow rating5

2020 at PADI Divemaster Marine Apprenticeship

What I love about GVI Mahé is that whether you have a degree in Marine Biology and wish to start your conservation career, or are just looking for some great diving during your gap year, it’s the perfect place for all. The beautiful island became home to us by the end of week 1 and I can’t ...
Daniela Tabilo rating4.6

2018 at PADI Divemaster Marine Apprenticeship

My time spent with GVI was amazing! Working with the sea turtles was a dream come true and I felt like my work was truly making a difference. The community is very welcoming of the volunteers and the housing is good. I would highly recommend volunteering with GVI. ..
Alexander Oosthuizen rating5

2017 at PADI Divemaster Marine Apprenticeship

From Corporate to private island due to my DM internship I have always loved the ocean, I never knew that the ocean was the passion and purpose I was searching for. With every dive of my 84 dives during the internship, I fell deeper in love with the ocean and diving. I have met amazing people ...
Pam Parkes rating5

2024 at Women's Empowerment Internship

I really enjoyed my recent trip to Siem Reap. The accommodation was very good, I upgraded to a single room with aircon and en-suite and had a fabulous room overlooking the pool. Food was excellent with plenty of choice, both in the guest house and local restaurants where we ate in the evenings ...
Mary Christensen rating5

2024 at Community Development Internship

GVI is a passionate organization that works diligently to promote life long learners and explorers. As an intern with GVI, I was able to explore the culture of my country of choice, serve a purpose greater than myself, and meet friends all around the world. I highly recommend this program to anyone ...
The GVI internships were amazing. I had the opportunity to learn and apply some new skills to real world partners that desperately needed help. So as well as building connections, earning a certificate, having fun, learning new skills, you will also make a difference to an organisation. I thoroughly ...

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