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Personal Details
Name: Storm Mc Donald
Address: Caltra,
Co. Sligo.
Date of Birth: 21-12-1993
Telephone: (085) 7294357 (096) 49850
Mobility: Full driving licence
Civil status: Single
Personal statement:
I am an experienced, enthusiastic, and highly motivated PADI IDC Staff Instructor with
approximately 60 certifications, and over 3 years diving experience. In addition to a deep
passion for diving, I have more than 3 years’ experience of working in the customer service,
sales, and marketing fields. I possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. I am
hard working, flexible, dedicated, and trustworthy. Currently I’m studying a Bachelor’s Degree
in Marine Science in the National University of Ireland Galway, where I also currently volunteer
as a Club Instructor at NUIG/GMIT Subaqua Club to maintain and expand my knowledge for the
underwater world along with my scuba skill set.
Previous Diving employment
Crystal Divers South Africa
Aliwal Shoal Scuba
NUIG/GMIT Subaqua Club
Summary of Qualifications Diving
PADI IDC Staff Instructor (Instructor #: 381462)
CFT Club Instructor (Instructor #: 25648)
Speciality Instructor Ratings
• Deep • Enriched Air • Wreck
• Underwater Navigator • Underwater Naturalist • Peak Performance Buoyancy
• Project Aware • AWARE Shark conservation diver • AWARE Coral Reef Conservation
Emergency first responder Instructor
Care for Children w/AED
Other Qualifications
Bachelor of Science Degree in Marine Science (2017-2020)
Zoological Society NUI Galway Treasure (2017-2018)
Eco explorer volunteer NUI Galway (2017-2018)

Diving Experience
Having gained the PADI Divemaster and deep certification in South Africa I shortly after
Qualified as a P.A.D.I. Open Water Scuba Instructor in 2016. Subsequent to this I gained the
Master Scuba Diver Trainer and IDCS Staff Instructor ratings.
Since becoming a PADI Instructor and working in various locations in South Africa and Ireland, I
have acquired a broad range of experience in various open water environments.
I have attained approximately 60 certifications ranging from beginner to professional
qualifications including 5 Divemaster certifications. Most recently I’ve volunteered as a CFT
Club Instructor at NUIG/GMIT Subaqua helping with a range of courses and classroom
presentations which has given me a wide variety of teaching experiences. I have a vast
knowledge and experience in organising dive trips, guiding dives, arrangement of equipment
and boat logistics, etc.
In addition, I have extensive experience in dive centre management including: • Course / diver organisation
• Marketing, promotion of P.A.D.I. courses and sales • Scuba Website basic updates
• Providing advice and dealing with customer queries
• Day to day dive centre logistics and management.
Non-Diving Experience
Software Sales assistant
Smyths Toy Store – Sligo | 09-15 > 12-15
o Operating the tills,
o Customer services, refunds, and exchanges.
o Stock taking and sorting deliveries.
o Dealing with any enquiries and sales of software related items.
Night porter / Bar man
Connemara Coast Hotel – Connemara | 05-15 > 09-15
o Checking in/out guests arriving and leaving. Assisting with baggage.
o Reception work at night.
o Fire safety checks of hotel.
o Cleaning, hoovering, dusting and maintenance.
o Setting up function rooms for weddings and meetings.
o Serving and tending to guests.
Rathlee National School, Rathlee, Easkey, Co. Sligo.
Kilrusheigher National School, Templeboy, Co. Sligo.
Colaiste Iascaigh, Easkey, Co. Sligo.
NUI Galway Bachelor of Marine Science (currently studying)

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