Dive Otago

  • Higher Education,
  • Recreational,
  • Sports

At Dive Otago we pride ourselves on delivering world class professional diver education and pathways into meaningful exciting careers in this growing industry. As one of New Zealand's largest providers of tertiary dive education we have established a reputation for producing world class Instructors and our graduates are proof of this. We regularly employ graduates who get the opportunity to further their professional certifications and training through a thorough professional development programme. We provide career guidance to all of our graduates and out strong network of dive instructors working all over the globe provide invaluable connections to employment opportunities.


If you'd like to take advantage of any of the opportunities seen below, please contact Dive Otago directly.
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Formally teaching youth trade skills via a recognized apprenticeship programme.

Coffee Date

A quick, informal meeting focused on checking in on a young person's career and personal development progress.

CV Review

A Resumé review to see if the content is accurate, error-free, and that experience and training match what employers are looking for.

Desk Shadowing

Jobseekers accompany an experienced worker to see what their daily workday looks like.

Industry Entry Discussion

Meetings with workers and managers to discuss career expectations and what employers are looking for in a given industry.

Industry Standard Training

This involves upskilling youth to a level consistent with that of the industry standard. May or may not result in a formal qualification.


This is temporary work guided by more experienced workers with an emphasis on learning on the job. This may be in a paid or unpaid capacity.

NCEA Assessment

Encouraging youth to attain qualifications by offering on the job training via approved NCEA coursework.

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