Established in 1992 as Malaysia’s first PADI 5 Star Dive and Instructor Development Centre, Borneo Divers Training Institute offers a comprehensive range of PADI certification courses from recreational to professional.
Borneo Divers Training Institute launched a new facility in 2016 with world class recreational scuba education that provides divers with a well-equipped and modern dive center to either enjoy fun dives or further upgrade their scuba diving skills and certifications. With the improved facilities, students can now learn complete the courses in an amicable and comfortable environment. Borneo Divers Training Institute is also linked with PADI’s eLearning facility that provides students access to PADI theory courses via the Internet thus allowing guests to complete their theory course before coming to the institute. Students could also choose the very convenient and environmental friendly digital products such as E-Book and Touch to enhance the knowledge development portion of their certification course.
As PADI 5 Star Dive and Instructor Development Centre, Borneo Divers Training Institute runs courses from PADI Open Water Diver Course to Advance Open Water Diver Course to Speciality Courses to PADI Instructor Development Course. In the past 19 years, the institute has been the facilitator for the highest ranking of PADI certification – PADI Course Director Training Course. We will be welcoming the 20th PADI Course Director Training Course in KK in September 2017.
Dive Instructors and Divemasters in the institute are well verse with all marine life available in the 12 dive sites around Tunku Abdul Rahman Park – a stunning tropical marine paradise right at the doorsteps of Kota Kinabalu. Here divers can enjoy the encounters with barracuda, snappers, blue-spotted rays, cuttlefish, puffer fish, lionfish, reef sharks, moray eels and if you are lucky or in the right season hawksbill turtle and whale sharks.
Borneo Divers Training Institute’s program is recognized by higher education bodies such as the American Council on Education, National Vocational Qualification (UK), Australian National Training Authority, Canadian Learning Bank and other local institutions. Borneo Divers also provides customized dive education package for those interested to take diving as a career. The institute has also an excellent safety standards, an outstanding product quality and professional services.
Borneo Divers Training Institute is definitely the place to start your interest in diving and to further enhance your skill in scuba diving. With the combination of tropical island diving, an experienced team of dive crew, best quality equipment and facilities, Borneo Divers Training Institute offers the best learning and diving experience here in Kota Kinabalu Sabah.