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Divemaster Internship

May 30, 2024

By Scuba Legends




Want to spend your working time underwater and make your passion become your career? Become a PADI DIVEMASTER. Become one of us! Leave your life behind and do what you love!

We have now opened the application process for passionate divers, to join our Divemaster Internship Program. You should be comfortable communicating in English and preferably in one additional language (ESP/FR/GER/IT). For the right candidates future instructor internship and employment options are available (subject to availability).

Scuba Legends is a small international Dive Center in Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain. We are located in the center of Puerto del Carmen, surrounded by beaches, bars, supermarkets and shops. Lanzarote is the busiest diving destination of the Canary Islands and offers plenty of dive sites with stunning underwater landscapes and marine life.


If you are an outgoing and service orientated personality that is looking for serious, high quality training and diving in small groups whilst willing to improve and learn about the diving industry, join our team! Get aligned to the largest dive organization in the world – Become a legendary PADI DIVEMASTER.

The Divemaster training is the fundamental base of every future dive professional. At Scuba Legends we take your training & education serious and plan an individual schedule based on your experience level. You will truly earn your certification and learn far beyond the book.

Worried you will be cleaning and filling tanks all day? No worries, not with Scuba Legends! Your training will combine diving & skill training, theory classes, workshops and supervised guiding as well as assisting in courses of all levels. We challenge you to become the best version of yourself through detailed debriefings and repetition.

Become a confident diver & buoyancy expert, learn how to take care of divers, how to evaluate the risks of diving and how to make safe & responsible decisions according to PADI Standards. Work alongside our experienced staff and learn from the best whilst enjoying incredible dive sites and loads of marine life! During the internship you will be part of our team.

The Divemaster Training covers the following topics

  • Supervising dive activities and assisting with student divers
  • Diver safety and risk management
  • Divemaster conducted programs and specialized skills
  • Business of diving and your career
  • Awareness of the dive environment
  • Dive setup and management
  • Conducting dive briefings
  • Conducting a scuba review and skin diver course
  • Assisting with Discover Scuba Diving and leading Discover Local Diving programs

You will have fun training sessions with your team mates. The biggest part of your education is happening underwater, so get ready for lots of DIVING! The dive sites here in Lanzarote offer an amazing variety and loads of marine life.

Our staff is open minded and highly interested in teaching and sharing their knowledge. We love to dive and to talk about diving! You will make incredible experiences, improve your diving as well as personal skills, meet new people & cultures and live the dream. Wake up with the sun in your face and say good morning to the Atlantic.

You will graduate your internship as a professional and confident divemaster, ready to work in new destinations.


Let us know why you are a good match to our fantastic team and want to become a Divemaster? Please send us your CV incl. photograph, previous work experience and education. To speed up the application process, in addition, please include the following information in your email:

1: What is your actual certification level?

2: What is your diving experience incl. how many dives do you have and since when are you diving?

3: Do you have a car driving license and experience?

4: Nationality, age & languages you can speak.

5: When you could start earliest and how long you could stay at a maximum?

6: What is the monthly budget you can spend for accommodation?



Email to [email protected] using the following subject line: “PADI Job Board DM Internship + Your Name”.

We do only reply to applications which fulfil the above requirements.


  • +18 years
  • 40 logged dives
  • Rescue Diver (options for lower certification levels on request)
  • Medical statement “fit to dive”
  • First aid and CPR certification within the last 24 months
  • EU Passport
  • Own diving equipment or be willing to rent/purchase at discounted price
  • Be comfortable communicating in English and preferably one more language (ESP/GER/FR/IT).
  • Bonus: European driving license


  • An animal lover (the boss has four paws!)
  • Interested in serious training and willing to become a real professional!
  • A proactive, enthusiastic, creative person with a positive mindset
  • Passionate about diving and the underwater environment
  • Friendly with an actively outgoing attitude
  • Punctual, organized and have a clean appearance
  • Willing to go the extra mile and create huge smiles and shiny eyes
  • A team player but also able to work independently
  • Appreciating to work in a small team
  • Flexible and always have a professional attitude
  • A do-er who is physically & mentally fit


  • 8-12 weeks Divemaster internship
  • High quality training & education
  • Scheduled training sessions according to your level
  • Hands on experience shadowing our team
  • Fantastic dive sites & loads of beautiful marine life
  • Assisting and guiding in small groups
  • The prioritization of safety and standards
  • Professionalism
  • Scheduled time for they study
  • Multilingual team
  • Mentoring and recommendation throughout your future career path
  • A great team environment with a pleasant working atmosphere
  • A modern dive center with sea view terrace in the center of Puerto del Carmen
  • The opportunity to build a long-term career in the diving industry
  • Possible long-term job opportunities for the right candidate
  • Lots of fun dives and amazing dive sites with easy logistics
  • Huge discounts on additional courses
  • Great deals for equipment
  • 5-6 day week
  • Assistance in finding accommodation


  • Small groups
  • Hands on experience
  • Skills practice
  • Theoretical & practical workshops
  • Guiding certified divers and snorkelers
  • Assisting with DSDs and courses
  • Team-teaching
  • PADI Standards & Procedures
  • PADI’s Pro website, eLearning & OPC
  • Logistics & coordination
  • Equipment preparation & care
  • Daily dive center routines & cleaning
  • Basic equipment & dive center maintenance
  • Promotion, sales & customer service
  • Business administration and office assistance


1: Candidate covers expenses

  • Duration: 8 weeks*
  • 700,00€ training + purchase PADI Divemaster materials

2: Candidate covers expenses partially + extra hands on

  • Duration: 10 weeks*
  • 350,00€ training + purchase PADI Divemaster materials

3: Candidate covers expenses partially + extra hands on

  • Duration: 12 weeks*
  • Free training + purchase PADI Divemaster materials

*Start between 15/06-31/08; exact dates subject to availability.


  • Equipment
  • DSD Leader
  • Specialty courses
  • AI course
  • IDC


  • Divemaster materials
  • Divemaster application fee (to be paid directly to PADI upon application)
  • Dive equipment (rental & purchase available, discounts + 2nd hand options)
  • Meals & accommodation


Email to [email protected] using the following subject line: “PADI Job Board DM Internship + Your Name”.

We do only reply to applications which fulfil the above requirements.

We are looking forward to hearing from you.

Sunny regards from Lanzarote

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