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 3 resident Platinum Course Directors (no other facility in the Caribbean can offer this) 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.  With our fleet of 5 dive vessels we guarantee more diving and time in the water than anywhere else!

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
If you want to continue your dive career and increase your earnings potential, employment prospects, and responsibilities, then read on to learn more about our PADI Scuba Instructor course.

Call us +1-305-420-5959 and we’ll call right back for a personal discussion about your professional training goals, specific course prices, requirements and other questions, or fill out the contact form below:

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Truly Transformative

“I walked in knowing I loved to dive. I wasn’t sure all that sure I had what it takes to be a Dive Master – but wanted a challenge. I got that and a lot more. The team at UDC is inspiring, knowledgable, and patient. It was an honor to spend a month in their ranks and I hope to return for my Instructor certification!”        

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