SAFARI PARADIVE Liveaboard offer unique PADI Dive Professional training programmes on board our safari boat in conjunction with award winning dive professional trainers, and Mark Soworka.  This exclusive programme gives you the opportunity to train as a dive professional in one of the world's top diving destinations on a luxury liveaboard.  It is the perfect learning environment.  


Our packages include world class training, world class diving and excellent accommodation and meals.


DIVEMASTER - Your first level as a PADI Dive professional is Divemaster.  Our different internship options allow you a great experience aboard our safari boat developing essential skills as a dive professional and soaking up working in paradise.


IDC- As a Divemaster you are ready for the PADI Instructor course, the IDC.  These are taught onboard by world renowned Platinum Course Director, Mark Soworka.  We have a couple of options to complete classroom sessions before coming onboard to suit your schedule and preference.  Our instructor training packages include learning to teach PADI Specialties to make the most out of your time on board and the chance to dive some great sites in the Maldives.


MSDT- If already an instructor and you wish to improve your teaching and enhance your employment opportunities, join us on SAFARI PARADIVE for your MSDT training.  During the MSDT we will look at teaching at least five PADI specialties, enjoying some great dive sites adding to your dive experiences.


IDC STAFF & CD PREP -Who better to take you further in the PADI system than learning to teach assistant instructors and instructors with Mark Soworka and Dive-Careers.  This is your path to the apex of diver education.




MARK SOWORKA - The most successful and experienced Course Director in the world, teaching IDCs since 1998 with over 10,000 instructor level certifications. Mark teaches in over a dozen locations across the globe.  This gives you the chance to learn from an immense amount of experience and gives you access to such a great network to help you find a great career in the dive industry. 


TIM HUNT - PADI Territory Director for Asia Pacific, Manager of leading PADI 5 Star CDC Center and PADI Examiner, Tim offers a great network and a tremendous amount of experience within the dive industry.  Tim manages your classroom preparation with ScubaDive Online personalized classroom presentations for your Divemaster course and beyond.


STEFAN KAESWEBER - Stefan has an immense amount of experience managing and marketing dive businesses across the globe.  As a former PADI Regional Manager, Stefan has played an important role in the growth of PADI businesses and instructors.  As a native German speaker, Stefan offers language support plus, as manager of SAFARI PARADIVE gives you a great contact to the safari boat business in the Maldives.


ADAM ASHRAF - Owner of Dive Desk 5 Star Dive Centre in the Maldives. He has been instrumental in the growth of the Maldivian dive industry and the development of dive instructor training in the Maldives.  Extremely experienced in the local dive industry, Assarey offers both support in Divehi to our local candidates and gives you a great contact for launching your dive career in the Maldives. 


ALYSSA MITCHELL - Alyssa is a highly accomplished PADI IDC Staff Instructor. She began her Scuba Diving career over a decade ago at the famous Aliwal Shoal in South Africa. Since then, she has risen through the ranks.
Driven by her relentless pursuit to inspire and develop talent, she has emerged as an indispensable asset in guiding others towards a meaningful and successful career in the diving industry.
She is a well-established, seasoned professional, who has led countless expeditions across the waters of Africa, Asia, and Europe. Her calm yet assertive demeanor, along with her liberal and interactive approach, ensures an unforgettable learning experience.


This sensational, unique and comfortable new project, offers PADI Instructor development courses on-board SAFARI PARADIVE. Instructor candidates not only have the opportunity to be taught in a world-class diving area by the world's most successful PADI Platinum Course Director Mark Soworka, but also on board a luxurious liveaboard. 


Both the PADI Instructor Course and the Instructor Exam on-board offers you the opportunity to concentrate on the essentials, enjoy the luxury of SAFARI PARADIVE liveaboard and the great dives of the Maldives while avoiding unnecessary transfers, packing and carrying equipment to and from a pool or an open water site.


We will combine unique online classroom presentations before our departure date with the chance to dive some of Maldives; great sites and experience life upon a luxurious Maldivian Safari boat.


Theory will be scheduled before arrival at your convenience allowing you the chance to really soak up the liveaboard lifestyle and concentrate on improving your diving problem solving and teaching skills. 


It is a worldwide unique programme that really offers a great opportunity to develop your skills as a dive profressional in a wonderfully relaxed and enjoyable environment. It will be an unforgettable experience of great dives and friendships. 



  • FREE ACCESS to our unique E-Learning and dive theory training
  • MSDT Prep (5 Instructor Speciaties)
  • FREE PADI Oxygen Provider Instructor Specialty
  • FREE Marine Resource Management seminar
  • FREE SCUBAPRO Equipment Counselor Workshop
  • 10 NIGHTS/11 DAYS accommodation and amazing food on board
  • Drinking Water, Coffee and Tea as much as you like
  • Transfer to and from airport.  
  • Super experienced PADI Platinum Course Directors
  • Extra workshops and scenario practice and emergency management
  • Membership to the Dive-Careers Network which gives diving and training discounts worldwide



A PADI Dive Instructor course is a step onto a wonderful career in the dive industry. As a PADI Divemaster, or equivalent certification from another training organization, you can enroll in our PADI Dive Instructor course



  • Be at least 18 YEARS OLD and certified as a Divemaster or equivalent
  • Be certified as a diver for a MINIMUM of SIX MONTHS
  • Have 60 LOGGED DIVES that include experience in night, deep and navigation
  • Have a MINIMUM 100 LOGGED DIVES before sitting the (IE) Instructor Exam
  • Be fit for diving and submit a medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months
  • Have proof of CPR and First Aid training within the last 24 months (the PADI EFR course meets this requirement)




* Upgrade to Single cabin plus 65 %

* Upgrade to Upperdeck Standard cabin 30%

* Upgrade to Upperdeck Luxury cabin 50%








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