Utila Dive Centre can lead you through your Career in Diving and Scuba Education

As the premier PADI Career Development Center in the Caribbean and Central America, and also a 5 Star resort, we have the highest rating awarded to an Instructor Development Center and have been voted #1 Instructor Development Center in recent years by both PADI and Sport Diver (unprecedented!!). Our resident Course Directors and staff instructors can provide expert guidance and professional instruction from all levels, from beginner to technical Instructor, and we offer the broadest range of specialty training than any other facility in the Bay Islands, not just PADI programs but also technical diver training, sidemount, rebreather classes and marine ecology training, plus DAN programs.

Professional Philosophy
What Sets Us Apart
A Day in the Life of a PADI Pro

PADI Professional Courses

GoEco Program

Here at UDC we have always taken pride in being environmentally aware and educating all of our customers in responsible dive practices. Part of the responsibility of being a diver and a dive professional [...]

PADI Specialty Instructor Courses +

EFR Instructor

This 1 and a half day course trains you to conduct and certify divers and non-divers in the Emergency First Response program. The course teaches you how to conduct both primary and secondary care options including oxygen providing and 'automated external defibrillator' orientation.

IDC Staff Instructor

Build upon your foundation as a PADI Instructor and join the Instructor Development process. You'll benefit from taking your PADI IDC Staff Instructor course in one of the most successful PADI Career Development Centers in the world and learning from the most experienced PADI Course Directors in Central America and the Caribbean.

Sidemount Instructor

The Sidemount Instructor course will teach you how to supervise sidemount training and assemble scuba equipment so that the tank(s) are worn on the diver's sides instead of their back. This course is not just for technical divers and has many advantages for recreational divers and professionals!

Non-PADI Specialty Instructor Courses
IYT International Yacht Training
IAHD-Americas Dive Partner
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