Welcome to Sea Experience PADI Career Development Center (CDC) and the Bahia Mar Resort, on the beach in Sunny Fort Lauderdale, FL. If you are serious about a career in scuba diving, there is no need to look any further. Let me explain why.
My name is Bill Cole and I, along with several of my staff, have been training people for careers in diving for well over 35 years at the Bahia Mar Resort in Fort Lauderdale, FL. It is no wonder that this location is considered the home of PADI career Instructor training. Greg Mackay (RIP) and I co-founded Pro Dive back in the 1980’s and would still be going under that name to this day but due to a tragic accident. Some things had to change, including the name.
If you are looking for the cheapest, quickest way to become an instructor, we are not for you. We have always understood that a high-quality program costs a little more and this is reflected in the pricing. We are more expensive than our competitors. If you are looking for the highest quality scuba career training out there, you’ve come to the right place.
We pride ourselves on a true career curriculum that have launched thousands of people on their life changing careers in scuba. Here are just a few positions and industry firsts that our former staff and alumni have achieved.