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
Our Professional Training Team

PADI Professional Courses

PADI Specialty Instructor Courses +

Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT) Prep – Course & Internship

Qualify as a PADI 'Master Scuba Diver Trainer' and put more variety into your teaching and increasing your employability by enrolling in this program immediately after the PADI Instructor Exam and gaining practical experience and certifications. Stand out form the crowd and get the 'head start' to your career with our 'Masters' in scuba instruction!

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.

Career Enhancement Courses