Professional Courses

Begin your career in marine and wildlife tourism

WaterMaarq professional courses are the beginnings to your career in the water.

AUSI Snorkel Guide

Begin your career in marine tourism

Snorkel Guide

The AUSI Snorkel Guide course is the beginning of your pathway to becoming an industry recognised guide. Share your passion for the underwater world with others and watch as they discover the beauty for the first time. After successfully completing this course you’ll be endorsed as a certified Snorkel Guide and be ready to work in your favourite location! Learn more…

AUSI Snorkel Instructor

Be the one to teach others as Snorkel Guides

Snorkel Instructor

Take the next step in your aquatic and marine career, become a Snorkel Instructor. With this qualification you’ll be ready to teach others to become Snorkel Guides and share your passion for the marine world with everyone. Learn more…

Your Future Begins!

Professional level freediving and snorkelling certification courses provide the platform for marine enthusiasts to share their passion and inspire others. As a professional instructor, you are well placed to pursue a lifestyle supported by doing what you enjoy. It may not feel like work, but it can be demanding. The rewards provide you with supplementary or full-time income, all whilst enjoying a healthy aquatic lifestyle.

WaterMaarq Freediving professional programs provide for Snorkel Guide and Snorkel Instructor, with future opportunities available to explore more advanced instructor programs.

WaterMaarq: Education with Professionals

WaterMaarq Freediving provides you with unequalled freediving development. Founder Marlon Quinn has trained under the world’s best freedivers, world and national champions to develop his craft as an instructor. A qualified trainer (CERT IV TAE) and endorsed accredited tourism operator, he’s developed as an instructor under AIDA, Apnea Academy, Apnea International, AUSI and PADI freediving certification systems.

Through world standard certification systems, you can be confident you’re getting the best of the best training, whether personal training, professional course delivery or during an excursion. At WaterMaarq, you’ll be learning with professionals who have a deep knowledge base of course content and world-class materials delivered to you in a safe, structured and fun learning environment.

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Professional Guides and Instructors

WaterMaarq Freediving Guides and Instructors have the unique opportunity to share and promote a healthy aquatic lifestyle at the same time improving the safety and effectiveness of the discipline of freediving.

With us, begin the career you really want. Through structured, rigorous and professional training, you’ll be at your best ready to go.