International Diving Career Institute at Hall's

Marathon, Florida Keys

International Diving Career Institute at Hall's You are fascinated about the underwater world. Intriguing is how you describe the beauty and mystery of the ocean and you long to find work where you can swim with the fish. You are serious about diving, wanting to make a career of it. The International Diving Career Institute at Hall's is waiting for a student like you.

Hall's makes an exciting, new world of adventure available to you. You can experience the joy of a recreational diving career, traveling and diving in exotic locations, receiving lucrative pay, and experiencing high demand for your professional services. Adventure tourism is a hot trend and diving holds nearly unlimited growth potential. Diving graduates find many full and part time job opportunities knocking at their door.

Join International Diving Career Institute at Hall's with no previous experience. Furthermore, there is no prior certification, logged dues, or waiting periods needed to enter and complete full certification. The skills and training provided go beyond other traditional certification agencies (NAUI, PADI, IANTD, NSC, etc). Hall's has developed its own copyrighted, easy-to-learn system. This includes special books, materials, speeches, and procedures to provide grads a competitive edge in diving technology and practical skill.

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Real Resort Training

International Diving Career Institute at Hall's dedicates all programs to high quality and continually refines them based on the needs and feedback of the industry. Students receive hands-on training in a REAL resort environment. Hall bases evaluation on performance of on-the-job skills at the campus resort, ensuring that students are fully prepared to work in all aspects of a diving resort.

All training equipment is modern and this includes a forty-foot custom dive boat, extensive library, projectors, digital and video cameras, computers, and a submarine. You receive expert instruction and leadership from qualified professionals and the day you graduate is the day you are certified to work.

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100% Graduate Job Placement

Hall's boasts an exclusive graduate placement program, putting Hall's graduates in demand worldwide. Graduates experience a 100% placement rate every year, and it has been this way for the past ten years. International Diving Career Institute at Hall's produces exceptional, high-demand graduates due to their reputation to hold jobs and display extraordinary diving skill.

Attending Hall's is like being on vacation while going to school. What more could you ask for? Get started in the wonderful world of aquatics today!

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Student Financial Assistance

To meet varying student needs, Hall's offers several easy financing options for students who qualify. These options are as follows:

  • Credit Card Financing - make your payments for all fees on your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover Card
  • Time Payment Loans for Professional Instructor Training Programs - cover 100% of your tuition and lab fees for up to a 60 month term
  • SLM Loans for Professional Instructor Training Programs - cover all related course fees at low interest rates for up to a 180 month term
  • Veterans Administration (VA) Grants - monthly cash allotments and educational payments to veterans or qualified dependents
  • JTPA Workforce Development or Other Grants - can pay all or part of fees; excellent option for displaced or retraining workers

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International Diving Career Institute at Hall's Programs

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Scuba Diving Instructor Certification

You are overlooking the ocean, watching the tide, trying to see the marine life just under the surface of the water. You think to yourself, I want to explore the underwater world, swim with the fish and take in the natural beauty of ocean life. Did you know you can apply your passion and make a career out of diving? This is an option worth considering, and your dream can become reality through Hall's Scuba Diving Instructor training.

This is a state-of-the-art, progressive diving certification program. Receive instruction in the classroom, at the pool, and in the open water of the Atlantic Ocean. You will learn to teach any version of diving instruction, anywhere in the world. Hall's copyrighted special lectures and study guides provide knowledge in areas such as equipment, environment, and diving physics. You will learn about decompression, gas mixes, Nitrox, and rebreathers.

You will also learn oral presentation skills. As a Scuba Diving Instructor, you deliver presentations in diving classes and for open water orientations. You will learn to make presentations lively, fun, and educational, ensuring your guests receive an experience they will never forget.

The most important aspect of Hall's Scuba Diving Instructor certification program is the water training. You could not choose to attend school in a more ideal location. Hall's operates its own resort, allowing you to receive underwater instruction in a real diving environment, all in the beautiful Florida Keys. Finish the program fully certified with practical experience, allowing you to find employment almost anywhere in the world. Start living your dream today!

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Professional Rebreather & Deep Tech Instructor Training

You love diving but feel that there is so much more to explore. You want to go deeper and stay under longer. Hall's training as a Professional Deep Tech and Rebreather Instructor opens this world to you. Training in the latest recreational dive technology includes learning to use rebreathers, submersibles, and underwater communication systems. You will also learn technical diving theory and deeper diving techniques.

You will see that rebreathers, submersibles, and tech diving allow you to stay under the water longer. This allows you to explore more exotic ocean area, reach greater depths, all while staying within safe diving limits. To gain access to a whole new world of diving, become a Professional Deep Tech and Rebreather Instructor.

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Professional Rebreather Instructor Training

Rebreathers are lighter and quieter than open-circuit scuba, offering an unobtrusive approach to marine life. Rebreathers provide warm, moist air to keep you warmer while creating constant neutral buoyancy at any depth. This all provides a natural, more comfortable diving style. You will learn to use computer technology and Nitrox to quadruple your dive time underwater. As a result, it cuts your obligations for surface interval and decompression in half.

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Professional Deep Tech Instructor Training

Hall's Professional Deep Tech Instructor training introduces diving technology at the ultimate level. It teaches diving theory associated with safe staged decompression, use of mixed gases, advanced wreck diving, and gas blending. You will also learn to use underwater communication devices and submersibles. You will practice deep diving techniques and computer dive planning. You will perform simulated stage decompression on deep wrecks and reefs. You learn everything associated with deeper, longer, safer bottom times.

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Divemaster / Boatmaster Training

You have never been a follower, always a leader. In your career, you want to lead people through their diving excursions, introducing them to the amazing world that exists under the sea. Hall's Divemaster / Boatmaster training will allow you to follow this dream. Being a Divemaster includes guiding other divers, enforcing safety, and creating an incredibly fun experience for you and your guests.

You will also learn to crew a vessel and react properly to an emergency. This is included in DART training. As a Divemaster, you learn medical aspects, equipment, diving physics, decompression, and environmental issues. You will practice oral open water presentations for boat preps and on-site dives. The most exciting part is learning to guide deep wreck dives, night dives, and shallow and deep reef dives. This provides well-rounded experience, allowing that many more career opportunities.

Once you are a Divemaster, you can also train to be a Boatmaster. You will work with the captain and learn more technical aspects. This includes line handling, boating terms, anchoring, mooring, docking, steering, and seamanship. Divemaster / Boatmaster training prepares you to guide diving adventures, right from the time guests board the boat to when they are experiencing the thrill of weightlessness in the ocean. Get your Gilligan's hat ready!

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Diving Accident Response Technician Training (DART)

A Diving Accident Response Technician is the first responder in the event of a diving accident. Although diving is safe, it is important to recognize that the occasional accident or rescue does occur. Hall's DART program trains you to take charge of the situation. It is of highest importance that you develop the ability to remain calm, cool, and collected, as emergency situations can be intense and emotional.

This is not a light-duty program. It is full-fledged training similar to an EMT, but it is just for diving. You will be equipped with life saving rescue and accident management techniques. This program prepares you to handle an emergency with ease. It also provides you with an added competitive edge because the more skills you possess, the more career opportunities you will find.

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Certified Diving Equipment Repair Training

Diving and equipment go hand in hand; there is no way to separate one from the other. Divers know that equipment does eventually get worn out or corroded and needs repair. Learning how to repair equipment can be very valuable for a diver, as it increases earning potential and employability. This is why you should consider taking the Certified Diving Equipment Repair program at the International Diving Career Institute at Hall.

Hall's will teach you how to troubleshoot, clean, and reassemble many brands of equipment. You will be able to troubleshoot compressors, change filters, repair compressor system valves, and efficiently operate an air station. You will be able to take clients on adventures under the sea knowing that you can fix their equipment at any time. This creates added comfort for both you and your guest, providing them with a more relaxing, enjoyable experience.

It is important to note that the Diving Equipment Repair program is not just a couple of hours of orientation to repairing equipment. It is six intensive days of complete repair training where you actually practice repairs on real equipment. Hall's designed this program as a way to meet the industry need for Certified Equipment Repair Technicians. Hall's has been training students for twenty years in this field, and you can be next! Expand your horizons and add to your diving portfolio today!

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Underwater Digital Photography and Videography

You work in diving and are looking for a new way to expand the services you offer. Hall's Underwater Digital Photography and Videography gives you the professional skills needed to expand your employment opportunities. You will be able to give your clients the best diving experience possible. Not only will you guide them underwater, you can send them home with tangible memories, something they will never forget.

International Diving Career Institute at Hall's teaches you to produce quality results. A combination of computer editing and photographic training provides outcomes previously available to only the most famous underwater photographers. You will easily produce magazine quality photos and broadcast quality video. This allows you to add services that can increase the income you receive. Enhance the value you provide to your customers, offering them lifelong memories.

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Underwater Digital Photography Training

Underwater Digital Photography involves a combination of properly setting up and shooting photos of divers and remarkable marine life. You will learn to take shots, return to the surface, and enhance the images with current computer technology. You will have the best equipment made available to you, using at least five megapixel digital cameras. You can enhance your photos using Adobe Photoshop software. Finally, you will store photos on CD or DVD, print them, or download them to the Internet.

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Underwater Digital Videography Training

Underwater Digital Videography will teach everything you need to know about making underwater movies. You will see that consumer digital video cameras are capable of producing broadcast quality video. You will learn to storyboard, shoot the video, and edit it using Adobe Premier, placing the final product on CD, DVD, or VHS.

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Resort / Dive Business Operations & Sales Training

Believe it or not, diving is not strictly about the act of diving. There are many other components crucial to flourishing diving operations, specifically business and sales competencies. Professional divers experience the greatest success when they can create and promote continuing activities, equipment sales, classes, dives, charter boat trips, and diving travel. Hall's Resort and Dive Business Operations and Sales training teaches the operational techniques and selling skills needed to increase profitability.

You will learn the art of selling - specifically maintaining a productive and pleasurable relationship with the client while successfully up-selling services and products. You will delve into the psychology behind selling, understanding the motivations of the consumer. This can lead to you increasing your profitability through selling additional dive courses, vacation packages, and equipment.

On the operational side, you will learn about inventory control, record keeping, work efficiency, air systems, insurance and legal aspects, general administration, and displaying retail and promotional material. You will also develop skills in profit management, rental and cash register procedures, and booking reservations and vacation packages. Business Operations and Sales training not only makes your life as a diver a little easier, it can help you achieve higher success and profitability throughout your diving career!

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International Diving Career Institute at Hall's Location

Marathon, Florida Keys
5050 Overseas Hwy
Marathon FL 33050