SCUBA Diving Center

Name SCUBA Diving Center:
Cozumel Dive Academy
Website SCUBA Diving Center: (Please mention Dive O'Clock)
Green Fins Member:
Not available in this country
Marine Conservation Efforts:
Coral Research Diver

Teaching and Diving Conditions

Confined water dives (confined open water or swimming pool):
We use a private pool located onsite at our Intern House and confined open water ocean dives
Open water dive conditions:
We have warm water temperatures of approximately 26ºC-29ºC. Visibility is usually 30 m or more. Boat and shore dives with moderate to strong currents.
Classroom details:
We have a fully furnished air-conditioned classroom equipped with whiteboards, TV, Blue Ray player, and high-speed internet. We also use an open-air classroom in our beach area. We use and teach from the latest PADI digital products and materials. All interns have access to a laptop computer as necessary
Things to see on fun dives:
Cozumel has a healthy coral reef with all the usual Caribbean species plus turtles, nurse sharks, eagle rays and of course the Cozumel Splendid Toad Fish.
House Reef:

Additional SCUBA Diving Courses at this Dive Center

Technical diving courses:
PADI Tec-Rec Programs available
Freediving courses:
Business related courses:
Marine conservation courses and projects:
As a Project Aware 100% Partner, we actively encourage our professional candidates to engage in all Project AWARE Courses, including Coral Reef Conservation, Project AWARE Specialist, Dive Against Debris, Aware Fish ID, and Shark Awareness and Conservation.
Our courses are Internships; we include our Candidates as part of the CDA Team. You will be involved in every aspect of daily operations, boat and dive logistics, student training, paperwork, and administrative procedures. We provide the most thorough training possible to prepare for your career in the dive industry.
Other courses:
We offer a full range of PADI Recreational Courses, PADI Specialty Courses, both at the Recreational and Instructor Instructor level, EFR and EFR Instructor Courses, MSDT Prep Courses, IDC Staff and Divers Alert Network Provider and Instructor Courses. All our Interns receive discounts on additional training.

Local Prices

(Indication of your other expenses)
How to get to the SCUBA diving center from the airport:
We will pick you up upon arrival to Cozumel. Daily transportation will be provided from our Intern House to dive site each morning. Bicycles are also provided for use at no charge.
Transportation costs of description above:
0 MXN (USD 0.00)
Low budget accommodation (could be a dormitory):
300 MXN (USD 15.51)
Low budget meal in a bar/restaurant:
100 MXN (USD 5.17)
Beer in a bar:
35 MXN (USD 1.81)

SCUBA Diving Instructor / Your Teacher

Phillip Hetherington
Phillip Hetherington
Languages spoken:
Highest certification level:
Course Director / Instructor Trainer
Certification level mentioned above since:
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Additional information:
Phillip is an award-winning PADI Course Director with almost 30 years' experience in the industry. His infectious charisma and passion for diving makes him an inspirational and sought after trainer. In addition to being an Instructor Trainer in 24 different areas, Phillip is also a Divers Alert Network Instructor Trainer.
Website: (Please mention Dive O'Clock)

Dive Professional Course Package

SCUBA Diving package:
PADI Instructor Development Course
Website: (Please mention Dive O'Clock)
SCUBA Diving professional course level:
SCUBA Diving organization / SCUBA certification agency:

Duration of the SCUBA Diving Course

Number of course days
Number of examination days
Number of extra days

Group Size of Dive Professional Course

Minimum/maximum number of students per dive course:
1 - 5
Average number of students per dive course:
Average number of certified assistants (divemaster / staff instructor ) helping:

Team of Dive Professionals

How much is done by the dive instructor himself:
Everything is done by the same dive professional
Dive instructor joining the students at the exams for support.:
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Dive Course Price offer

Package price:
USD 2200
What is included in this dive pro package:
  • First aid instructor course
  • First aid instructor course materials
  • Instructor course
  • Instructor course materials
Other things that are included in this package:
Digital IDC CrewPak, IDC Prep Course, Accommodations, Enriched Air Specialty Instructor Course, Emergency Oxygen Provider Specialty Instructor Course

Starting Dates

Every month until 09 September 2024
PADI Instructor Development Course - Cozumel - Mexico

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