Take the first step in your professional dive career and become a PADI Divemaster. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you’ll expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills as you become a dive professional. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities by training you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers. This is the first step to the instructor level.

What can PADI Divemasters do?

  • Work at Dive Center, on live-aboard dive boats, yachts and at exotic resort locations

  • Assist PADI Instructors with students
  • Lead PADI Scuba Divers on guided dive tours

  • Teach and certify PADI Skin Divers

  • Teach PADI Discover Snorkeling programs
  • Conduct PADI Scuba Review programs for certified divers

  • Lead certified divers on Discover Local Diving experiences

  • Teach Emergency First Response programs after successful completion of an Emergency First Response Instructor course.

What do I need to start?

  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or qualifying certification from another training organization
  • PADI Rescue Diver certification or qualifying certification from another training organization.
  • Successful completion of a sanctioned CPR program within the past 24 months. The Emergency First Response Primary Care(CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) courses meet these requirements.
  • Medical clearance signed by a physician

  • 20 logged dives
  • 18 years old

What will I do?

  • Learn dive leadership through classroom and independent study sessions

  • Complete water skills and stamina exercises in confined and open water

  • Training exercises to test organizational and problem solving abilities

  • An internship

How long will it take?

  • Two weeks – three months

What materials are needed?

  • Divemaster Training Package
  • Divemaster Video
  • Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving
  • Diving Knowledge Workbook
  • PADI Instructor Manual
  • Log Book

Course price includes boat fees, classroom, pool testing, working with classes, tanks and weights. Materials as outline and PADI application fees are required and not included in the course price. You will need to provide two passport size photos (we have a drugstore next door that does them while you wait). Customer is responsible for transportation of themselves and their equipment during the course. There are no hidden costs in our program.

Contact us for course schedules.