Scuba Career Development Certificate

Tutition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

Tuition for 1st and 2nd Term Combined - $7995.00 + GST
Materials for 1st and 2nd Term Combined¹ - $2940.50 + GST

PADI Application Fees /PADI Instructor Examination Fee² - $2200.00 + GST

Total Tuition³ & Fees: $13,135.50

¹Materials include all PADI student and Instructor materials
²Includes PADI Divemaster, EFR Instructor, PADI Instructor and 8 x Specialty Instructor Application Fees and PADI Instructor Examination
³Note all PADI Application Fees and Instructor Examination Fees are payable to PADI. Fees are subject to change by PADI without notice. 

Students may apply for financial assistance through Student Aid BC.

Payment Schedule for September 2023 - March 2024


$500.00 non-refundable registration fee due upon application which goes towards your tuition.
Balance of First Term Tuition Payment - $3620.00 + GST - Due July 25, 2023
First Term Materials - $1252.20 + GST due July 25, 2023



Second Term Tuition - $3875 + GST due December 12, 2023
Second Term Tuition - $1688.30 + GST due December 12, 2023

Financial Aid

Ocean Quest is designated through the Private Training Institutions Branch of BC and through Student Aid BC. Students may be eligible for student loans through BC and Canada Student Loan Program. Student from outside BC may apply for student loans through their home Province Financial Aid Institution.

Students may also seek out Student Lines of Credit and other services through their financial institutions.

Funding may be available through Human Resources Canada

Students may use their RESP's

Veteran Students may be eligible for funding for retraining through Canada Armed Forces