This internship runs over two back to back trips aboard the Similan Explorer. The Similan Explorer has a maximum capacity of 20 customers and makes 18 dives on each trip over a period of 5 days. This is your opportunity to, not just get some great diving on the Similans, but also to increase your knowledge of how the liveaboard market works.
You will be fully involved in the day to day workings, with the aim of providing you with an insight into working on liveaboards. You will be treated as a member of staff with special attention to your individual needs and learning abilities. You are expected to be an enthusiastic learner with a keen interest in people and customer service. Its not easy to live with your customers so you need to be a solution minded personality with a lot of positive energy.
Participating in a Dive-Careers Similan Liveaboard internship will help you develop your guiding and briefing skills as well as focusing on customer service and care. It will also give you valuable real life experience of running and preparing Similan liveaboards which will make you employable on other liveaboards around the world. This experience will give you a great opportunity to make contacts in the liveaboard industry and form good working relationships that will help you gain job placements in the future.
THE LIVEABOARD EXPERIENCE (conducted over 2x 5 DAY TRIPS)
POST LIVEABOARD EXPERIENCE
ADDITIONAL COSTS: Marine Park Fees 2,000 THB (per 5 day trip) and any personal expenses including getting to and from Khao Lak where your Similan Liveaboard Experience takes place
OPTIONAL EXTRAS: Nitrox @ 2,800 THB for a FULL TRIP or 200 THB per SINGLE TANK