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Dave @ Dive Right Diving Internships Pattaya Dive Center

IDC Pattaya Diving Internships are operated by Pattaya Dive Centre. Pattaya has been a professional training hub for quality dive professionals since the early 90’s and was responsible for the professional training of many of Thailand dive center owners today.

Pattaya Dive Centre and its owner David Wright now stand as the longest established PADI 5 Star Instructor Development center in Pattaya Located just over an hour outside of Bangkok in Pattaya city, we are situated right on the beach front in probably the most internationalized city in Thailand, Pattaya, meaning you can train and live in Asia whilst also enjoying all the westerns amenities also if you like.

David Wright (Founder) 30 Yrs PADI Member


we do not want to be the biggest or teach the most people, but to offer the very best for every customer that walks into our dive center.


We try to offer everyone the same training standards we have operated by under the same roots from which we grew.


Arnold Yap - PADI Course Director

With over 23 years of instructing experience, 15 of them teaching IDC’s, our multiple-time Platinum Course Director has certified over 1,200 dive Instructors and Instructor-level certifications. With this level of experience, we offer you only the best quality level of training. Not only does Arnold train you to pass the IE but he will strive to train you to be the best Instructor that you can be.

Arnold Yap - PADI Course Director
PADI Pro IDC Pattaya Training

Why Choose PADI 5-Star Instructor Development Centre?

PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centers (5 Star IDC) are dive centers that meet all PADI 5 Star Dive Center standards, plus offer PADI instructor-level training. 5 Star IDCs have a full time PADI Course Director on staff and are committed to offering PADI Instructor Development Courses and continuing education opportunities to dive professionals. These pro diver training facilities excel in using the PADI System of diver education to introduce people to scuba diving, and then provide the continuing education that allows individuals to progress on to the dive professional level. If your goal is to become a PADI Scuba Instructor, Our PADI 5 Star IDC we take to towards the world’s most recognized and desired professional scuba ratings.

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