PADI Divemaster Internship

Award Winning PADI Divemaster Internship on Tropical Koh Tao

Our Divemaster Training Program is overseen by our Award Winning Platinum rated PADI Course Director Matt Bolton.
Matt works with two PADI Master Instructors: Manu Valdes and Tina Major exclusively to manage the Crystal “Divemaster Trainee” Program.

Scuba Diving internships are designed to allow all levels of divers, as well as non-divers to train to become dive professionals at a pace that suits you! Lasting anywhere from 3-4 weeks to 8 months our ‘Diving Lifestyle’ programs are perfect for any aspiring PADI Dive Professional, part of a GAP year experience or for anyone looking for a dynamic personal development program.

We offer the very highest training standards within the scuba diving industry, a dynamic and multi-cultural training environment with world class educational standards, a great social vibe, a fantastic location in a country with amazing culture and of course….lots of fun!

Have you ever dreamed of living on a tropical island, waking up for a morning swim in picture postcard-esque turquoise warm waters, or swinging in a hammock under palm trees?

Well now you can with a Diving Lifestyle Divemaster Internship on beautiful Koh Tao.

Full Diving ‘Lifestyle’ PADI Divemaster Internship

  • PADI Open Water Diver Course
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course
  • EFR Primary & Secondary Care Course
  • PADI Rescue Diver Course
  • PADI Divemaster Course
  • PADI O2 Provider Course
  • PADI Basic Freediver
  • PADI Equipment Specialist
  • (complete with brand new PADI Equipment Touch)
  • FREE Discover Reef Check workshop and participation in Crystal Dive’s extensive on-going marine conservation projects such as Coral Watch, Clam Nursery Research, Project Aware’s ‘Dive Against Debris’, Coral Nursery Build, Predation Collection organised by our dedicated, in house marine conservation team Eco Koh Tao.
  • All PADI Educational Materials & Certification Fees
  • PADI Divemaster ‘Crew Pack’ PADI
  • PADI Laptop Bag
  • PADI Instructor Manual with PADI 3-Ring Binder
  • Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving
  • Divemaster Manual Suunto SK8 Compass Blank Slate with pencil/eraser
  • Dive Master Slates DSD Cue card Deep Blue Surface Marker Buoy & Bag
  • Electronic Recreational Dive Planner (e-RDPML)
  • Whistle Crystal Dive T-Shirt
  • 15 Litre Dry Bag
  • Koh Tao Dive Guide
  • CPR Pocket Mask
  • Dive Knife
  • First Years PADI Membership ($AUS 202)
  • Optional ‘Working Internship’
  • 1 Year ‘Indepths’ Annual IDEC Plus Pro Level diving insurance (£109)
  • FREE Diving for Life!



PRICING OPTIONS (Qualified Divers)
Already Open Water Diver – 76,500 THB
Already Advanced Open Water Diver – 68,500 THB
Already Rescue Diver – 54,500 THB


Resort Bungalow – 7,500 THB (per month)

Price: 84,500 THB

PADI Divemaster Internships with ‘Flexi-Scheduling’

Most Competitive Rates Anywhere in Thailand

IDC Koh Tao • Matt’s Industry News

PADI Women’s Day 2018 Master Instructor Tina Major

Tina Major is a PADI Master Instructor and one of the Divemaster Program Co-ordinators at Crystal Dive. Tina has contributed many years of dedication to the scuba diving industry and to the development of both recreational and pro level scuba divers. How and when did...

PADI Women’s Day 2018 Jenny Dowling Eco Koh Tao

Jenny Dowling has been with Crystal Dive for almost 10 years and heads up Eco Koh Tao, one of Asia Pacific’s leading Marine Conservation Organisations. Eco Koh Tao specialise in education through Eco Courses, preservation and conservation of marine environments and...

The Importance of Marine Conservation as a Dive Professional

Donning a mask and snorkel and placing your face underwater can be a daunting undertaking for many a novice scuba diver. Breathing from a scuba regulator, the bubbles, the noise, often takes some getting used to. Dive instructors have an important role to play as...

Candidate Testimonials

"An Internationally Acclaimed PADI 5 Star Career Development Centre (CDC), this is a Dive Centre that provides you with an opportunity to change your lifestyle and develop a new career."


"Was a hard but great course! Thanks a lot again to all staff who teaches and prepared us so well, that finally the IE was easy going! Thanks Matt, Tina, Steph, Kenji, Steve, Manu and everybody else who supports us."


"They cater to your schedule during divemaster training so you can do it at your own pace and are also environmentally conscious which is an important factor. Anyone considering a professional career in diving should definitely consider Crystal."


"They are very dedicated, and were always there to help me with the theory, and to improve my scuba teaching skills. If you are still searching for a centre to do your IDC at, I recommend doing it with Matt."


"There was absolutely nothing that could have happened during the IE the candidates were not made very well aware of. Everything ran so smoothly for the candidates."


"It's a good decision to do your training with Matt, a lot of information is given and shared experiences. If you guys wanted to do IDC, I recommend doing it with IDC Koh Tao. Thank you for the amazing IDC."


"If you guy's are looking for good teachers and the best Course Director, this is the place..Thank you for guiding us, inspiring us and making us what we are today. Highly recommend."


"I enjoyed every single day of my IDC as well as my MSDT. Matt is an outstanding Course Director who goes all the way out for you, in preparation for the IE."


"The course was fun and you meet a bunch of new people, it’s not hard to fit in. When the day of the IE arrives, you don't even stress about it, because the Course Directors are the best."


"Did my IDC with Crystal Dive and IDC Koh Tao and I'm so happy I chose them. Matt Bolton made sure that there was lots of learning, training and laughs! I felt more than prepared for the I.E. And it showed!"

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