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
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.