Scuba Diver has teamed up with Sairee Cottage Diving to offer one lucky reader the chance to bag a fantastic zero-to-hero PADI Divemaster package worth up to £3,000 in sunny Koh Tao, Thailand. It doesn’t even matter if you are not even qualified to dive yet, as this life-changing prize includes all the following courses, if necessary: PADI Open Water Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, Emergency First Response (EFR), PADI Rescue Diver, PADI Divemaster, FREE Divemaster Safety Bag, containing: Dive knife, SMB, reel, torch, compass, writing slate, pocket mask and whistle – Worth £165! PLUS a £600 contribution towards your flight. All teaching materials and PADI fees are included, and free dorm accommodation is provided throughout the three-month programme, as well as full scuba equipment rental. As an added bonus, Sairee Cottage Diving has also thrown in unlimited free diving so you can enjoy Thailand’s stunning dive sites between your courses.
The lucky recipient of this outstanding opportunity will be expected to write a blog of their experiences on the Sairee Cottage Diving website every two weeks, record a weekly vlog for the centre’s YouTube and Facebook channels, and provide a monthly blog to Scuba Diver during their three-month odyssey. To be in with a chance of embarking on this life-changing adventure, which could open up a whole new career path as a champion of the oceans and custodian of the seas, simply give your contact email. Five people will be picked at random and move to the next level of ‘selection’. To gain an extra entry, you can either write a 500-word piece or shoot a 60-second video about why you believe you should be selected for this amazing opportunity. Again, five people will be selected from these entries. The ten final nominees will then go through an interview process to choose the eventual person who will train to take their first steps on to the PADI Professional ladder.
You can find out more about the Divemaster program here, and you can apply below.
Sairee Cottage Diving is a medium-sized and friendly dive school and resort situated on the beautiful Sairee Beach, Koh Tao. As well as being a phenomenally successful professional-level training centre, running PADI IDCs every month, it is also the perfect place to take the plunge for the very first time and get your entry-level certification. For qualified divers, daily dive trips are conducted to local dive sites, and Saturdays see a three-tank trip to Sail Rock, one of the best dive sites in the Gulf of Thailand.
NB: The closing date is 31 March 2018.