Chinese speaking intern required for a busy PADI 5 star instructor development center in Moalboal, Cebu, we offer free training from beginner to Divemaster, food and accommodation included.

We will train you from complete beginner, or your current diver level, to Divemaster. We provide training and experience at no cost, all materials, equipment and course fees are included.

In exchange we ask you to commit to a period of not less than 6 months interning for the dive center, during this time you will be assisting our existing dive crew with groups (these groups will be predominately Chinese speaking but this may vary), answering enquiries from Chinese speaking guests by email and in person, marketing by social media and blogging, and attending dive shows with our other staff.

Your typical day would be divided equally between office based work (answering enquiries, blogging, social media and website translation), and diving (training initially, later assisting with guests when qualified to do so).

This position is suited to someone who enjoys a challenge, has initiative and the ability to solve problems. If you are motivated and would like to earn a professional qualification that will be yours for life then this could be for you.

This internship is a period of not less than 6 months, the working period is intended to compensate the dive center for the training and materials provided. It can be extended for those that might wish to stay longer and gain additional experience.

There are opportunities for the right people to continue training onto PADI dive Instructor and higher, we like to develop and train our own people and have had a lot of success in doing so. If you are interested in a long term career in scuba diving this is a great opportunity to get world class training without the financial burden.

You must:

  • Be between 18 and 35 years old
  • Be in good health
  • Be a non smoker
  • Have the ability and confidence to communicate in English
  • Be able to receive diver training in English
  • Be able to commit for at least 6 months
  • Be able to support yourself for that period, we provide accommodation and 3 meals per day.
  • Be a native speaker of Mandarin Chinese
  • Have at least a basic swimming ability and the desire to improve


Do not apply if:

  • You are not a native Chinese speaker
  • You cannot commit to 6 months or more


Please apply by email to Lee Butler ( by email, tell us why you think you are suitable for the position.

If you have any diving, or other watersports, experience please tell us about it. If you do not have previous Scuba experience we would need to be confident that you will enjoy scuba diving.

Please tell us about any other non-diving qualifications, training or experience that you think would help you in this position. Experience with diving, water sports, translation, marketing, web design or anything that could be beneficial to the dive center should be included.

We look forward to hearing from you