The first ever DDI Instructor Training program to be held in Australia was recently completed in Busselton, Western Australia. DDI Instructor trainer Mark Slingo travelled to conduct the course organised by Ebony Young and Alecia Macdonald of The Dive Shed. Along with Ebony and Alecia, dive instructors Jacque Comery, Ash Payne, Kamila Opon and Troy Mayne completed the pro training and added to the growing number of DDI Instructors in Australia.
For the second year DDI Portugal took part in the Adapted Olympics that APEXA, Support Association for Outstanding Person of the Algarve, organized in Albufeira, Algarve.
On the morning of friday, 11 of october, a NBT took place at the Municipal Swimming Pool with the support of uDIVING (DDI Dive Center). Several people with physical and mental challenge have experienced scuba diving.
"I would like to thank to all participants their courage and hope, and to instructors, assistants and qualified volunteers for the big effort done. Their fantastic support with incredible motivation, helped to reach a really successful No Barrier Tour last Oct 27th in Cabrils (Barcelona). It was the second event in Catalonia for this first year, and I think we improved very much and the scope was wider.
DDI Instructor Course Completed at Pavilion Dive Center in Dubai, UAE.
DDI Instructor Trainer Mark Slingo travelled to the UAE, to hold a DDI Instructor Training course for local dive instructors Szilvester Toth and Levente Rozsagehyi. The course was held at Pavilion Dive Center in the Jumeirah Beach Resort on 29-30 October 2013.