Dubai, United Kingdom (PressExposure) February 25, 2009 -- Jumeirah Beach Hotel's Pavilion Dive Centre, has recently been officially recognised by the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) as a 5 Star Career Development Centre, PADI's highest rating for Dive Centres.
This title denotes a standing in the local market with respect to time served from a PADI resort membership and the commitment to training and certifying PADI professionals and the continuation of that education at Jumeirah Beach Hotel.
As a PADI Career Development Centre, the Pavilion Dive Centre can now offer fast track diving resort management programs. This allows non-diving professionals to take a consolidated course to go professional and gain sufficient resort management to get started in the diving industry.
Pavilion Dive Centre is the first and only PADI 5 Star Career Development Centre in the Middle East.
Phil 'O Shea, Pavilion Dive Centre Manager, said: "We are delighted to have received this accreditation and I would like to thank all of the team at the Pavilion Dive Centre who have worked so hard to make it happen."
The first Instructor Development course of 2009 will start on Friday 3rd April.
Notes to Editors: The PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) provides a professional, intense and fun learning experience in which students learn how to teach others to dive using the most successful diver training program in existence. Not only will they learn how to teach in classroom, pool and open water environments, they will also learn effective use of all PADI's teaching aids and support materials.
Students will also be equipped with an excellent understanding of the diving industry, marketing techniques for all PADI courses and dynamic instructional methodology.