CRICOS Course Code 108944K

Adventure Overview

So, you love diving and know you would love to share this passion by teaching others how to explore and protect the underwater world. Great, our Certificate IV in Outdoor Leadership combined with PADI SCUBA courses is designed for you! You can enter the program as a beginner or maybe you’re a Divemaster (any agency) our certificate dive units align to PADI programs with credits for existing Divemaster’s and taking you to the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC). And not only is this a fantastic opportunity to get a formal qualification and PADI Certifications recognised worldwide but you get to study and work in a great place with world renowned diving, Australia.

Graduates of the Certificate IV are highly skilled dive industry leaders, admired by other divers and employers as different from other just agency certified leaders/instructors as you are also qualified to be dive industry professional. In addition to your PADI dive guide and instruction skills you have well developed leadership, customer service, logistic, safety, lesson and other planning, weather interpretation, risk and environment management and a host of other important skills and knowledge to work autonomously or with others in the dive industry.

Interested? You can apply and enrol in our Certificate IV Leadership program, apply for a student visa to study in Australia (Subclass 500, student visa) for our Certificate IV or a package with the Certificate III and IV (reducing the Cert IV to potentially 10 units). Once approved travel to Australia and commence this incredible travel-education-work-life experience adventure

what you'll learn

what you'll learn

This qualification reflects the role of highly skilled outdoor recreation leaders who lead, supervise and instruct dependent participants in recreational activities according to activity plans which they develop. This qualification is aimed at employability in the water based outdoor adventure and recreation industry with employment outcomes such as SCUBA diving, snorkeling guide and instructor, charter boat crew, and leaders for camps, expeditions and adventure tours among many others.

During the course you will develop skills to:

This is a fun, challenging and exciting qualification that will help you gain the knowledge and skills to be an industry professional opening a world of adventure, exploration and employment in Australia and around the world.


duration and cost

Course duration is 62 weeks including 50 weeks of training (5 terms of 10-weeks) and 12 weeks holidays (unlimited working periods). The course duration may vary upon learners’ prior experience, knowledge, and abilities. Please refer to our brochure for course fees.

Units of competency

· 12 Core Units
· 15 Elective Units


  • 8 hours at the classroom
  • 8 hours foundation Skills Class
    (practical & diving activities)
  • 4 hours/week of study support (learning and assessment tasks between face-to-face consultations)

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

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Contact us

postal address

PO Box 6081,
Upper Mount Gravatt,
Queensland, Australia 4122

contact us

P. 07 3096 0566 / M. 04 5044 3415
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2/537 Kessels Road
(located in Crank Sports)
Macgregor, Queensland, 4109