Career Development Scuba Instructor Certificate Program

Conducted by Ocean Quest Dive Centre - PADI 5 Star Career Development Centre

Burnaby (Metro Vancouver), British Columbia, Canada

2009 Capilano Class Photo

Become a PADI Scuba Dive Instructor!

Accepting Applications for September 2019! 

Sign up and we will include two additional certifications with your program - PADI Sidemount Diver and PADI Self Reliant Diver!

Contact us for an information package!

The Ocean Quest Career Development Scuba Instructor Certificate program, located in beautiful Greator Vancouver, Canada and will qualify you as a highly trained PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor and PADI Specialty Scuba Instructor ready to work anywhere in the world.

We accept divers of any experience!

You can join the Career Development Scuba Instructor Certificate program as a non-certified diver all the way to PADI Divemaster. The program will start with the PADI Open Water (learn to dive) certification. For certified divers we start with a review and begin to work on your professional level skills right from the first week of the program.


Upon completion of the program, you will complete your PADI Instructor Development Course and earn your PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor certification. You will also be qualified as an Emergency First Response Instructor and hold 8 PADI Specialty Instructor certifications. During the 7 month program, you will log at least 100 dives (you will have access to unlimited diving so the more the better!), earn a multitude of PADI certifications, participate in several workshops and gain practical experience with one of Canada's busiest and most reputable dive centres!

Over the years, Ocean Quest has trained 100's of PADI instructors who have found employment across the Globe in places such as:

Bahamas, Mexico, Turks and Caicos, Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Thailand, Malasysa, Australia, New Zealand, Egypt, British Columbia, and across Canada - The list goes on and on!