Take the first step in your 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.
What can PADI Divemasters do?
- Work at local dive centers, 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.
- Current PADI Medical Statement signed by a physician
- 40 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 or series of practical training exercises
How long will it take?
- Two weeks to six months. Sign up and start whenever you want. You will progress at your own pace.
What materials are needed?
- Divemaster Training Package which includes Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving and Diving Knowledge Workbook
- Divemaster Video
- PADI e-RDP-ML
- Log Book
What does the course cost?
- $875 and includes Deep Dive, Search & Recovery Specialties and SMB
- Course materials and the application fee are not included
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