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Transition Year Students – Work Experience at Dive Academy

Dive Academy is pleased to offer a unique work experience placement for Transition Year students. This is a five-day block placement (Monday-Friday) during the months October, November, February or March. It will include and introduction to scuba diving and instruction on:

  • How to prepare, manage and maintain dive gear
  • How to operate dive equipment (such as compressors)
  • Dealing with customers and dive classes 

Please note there is a charge of €75, that is to be paid in advance or at the start of the placement. This price will cover:

  • All instruction
  • Insurance
  • Dive in the aquarium
  • Dive in the swimming pool
  • Full scuba gear

In addition to learning to Scuba Dive, students will benefit by:

  • Gaining an appreciation of the local environment, in particular, the Atlantic coast
  • Enhancing a spirit of cooperation and mutual assistance
  • Building self-confidence

For those students who chose to continue to a formal qualification, it may be the first step to a professional qualification enabling employability (and travel) in the diving industry.