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PADI Divemaster Marine Apprenticeship

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24 - 24 settimane  ·  Età 18 - 50+

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Progetto di altissima qualità. Questo progetto offre la massima qualità che stabilisce standard - molto al di sopra della media.

Punti Salienti

  • 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

Particolarmente adatto per

Età 18+
Singoli
Coppie
50+

Sul programma

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 ...

Sul programma

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!



Giornata tipica

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 ...

Giornata tipica

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 


Attività del tempo libero

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 ...

Attività del tempo libero

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


Requisiti

Requisiti

Età minima: 18 anni

Per partecipare al programma è necessario avere almeno 18 anni alla data di inizio del programma. Potrebbero esserci delle esenzioni se si è in grado di fornire il permesso del proprio tutore legale o se si è accompagnati dai propri genitori.

Competenze linguistiche

È necessario parlare di Inglese (fluentemente)

Controllo dei precedenti penali

necessario

Documenti necessari

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

Restrizioni sulla nazionalità

Nessuna restrizione. Gli aiuti da tutto il mondo sono benvenuti.

Altre competenze

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.

Impegno di tempo

Il vostro aiuto sarà richiesto lunedì, martedì, mercoledì, giovedì, venerdì e sabato

Servizi inclusi

Servizi inclusi

Servizi per 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)

Prelievo dall'aeroporto a Seychelles International Airport

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

Alloggio

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.

Cibo e Bevande

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. 

Accesso a Internet

Accesso limitato al sito del progetto

Cosa NON è incluso?

Cosa NON è incluso?

Biglietti aerei

L'aeroporto più vicino è Seychelles International Airport (SEZ) a Mahe Island. Vi aiutiamo a trovare voli economici per Seychelles. TROVARE VOLI ECONOMICI

Assicurazione di viaggio

Andare all'estero è un'avventura ed è sempre meglio essere preparati. Malattia o infortunio improvviso, annullamento o furto: un'assicurazione di viaggio per Seychelles offre sicurezza ed è un vantaggio da avere. OTTENERE UN PREZZO

Vaccini

Se avete intenzione di fare volontariato a Seychelles dovete chiedere un parere medico prima di iniziare il vostro viaggio sociale. Controllare le vaccinazioni richieste per Seychelles. CHECKER PER I VACCINI

Dettagli all'arrivo

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

Disponibilità
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Tariffe del programma

24 settimane 18.545€
Tariffe medie 773€/settimana

Tariffe del programma

773€ tariffe settimanali 24 - 24 settimane Età 18 - 50+

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Durata

24 - 24 settimane

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Brillante 4.7 rating (193 recensioni)

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Sul progetto

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

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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.

193 recensioni · 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 ...
Rebecca Suter rating5

2024 at Empowerment of Women Internship

GVI Ghana has been absolutely incredible. The staff are so amazing at what they do and have an amazing balance between professional and friendly. It really feels like you are part of a family and the atmosphere on base makes you really feel at home. The work itself has been so rewarding. The ...

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