Looking for the first step in working with scuba as a career? Your adventure into the professional levels of recreational scuba diving begins with the PADI Divemaster program. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, in this program you expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills to the professional level. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers. PADI Divemaster is the prerequisite certification for both the PADI Assistant Instructor and PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor certifications.
Prerequisites to take this course:
- 18 years old
- A PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organisation).
- A PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organisation).
- An Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care certification (or qualifying first aid and CPR training from another organisation) course completion within the past 24 months.
- Have at least 40 dives to begin the course and 60 for certification.
- Be fit for diving and submit a medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months.
Other speciality courses that will prepare you for success as a PADI Divemaster:
Search and Recovery (Highly recommended)
- Deep Diver (Highly recommended)
- Boat Diver
- Digital Underwater Photographer
- Emergency First Response Instructor
- Emergency Oxygen Provider
- Enriched Air Diver
- Equipment Specialist
- Night Diver
- Peak Performance Buoyancy
- Underwater Naturalist
- Underwater Navigation
Certificate Requirements: During the PADI Divemaster program, you learn dive leadership skills through both classroom and independent study. You complete water skills and stamina exercises, as well as training exercises that stretch your ability to organize and solve problems as well as help others improve their scuba. You put this knowledge into action through a structured internship or series of practical training exercises.
Equipment: You will use all thebasic scuba gear and some scuba accessories such as a dive slate, dive knife, compass, dive watch, etc. It is highly recommended that you own all of your own scuba equipment, as familiarity with personal gear improves general scuba diving skills.
Materials: The PADI Divemaster crewpack includes everything you’ll need to start the PADI Divemaster program.
The complete set of materials includes:
- The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving - a comprehensive overview of diving physics, physiology, and equipment.
- Divemaster slates
- PADI Divemaster Manual
- PADI Instructor Manual
- Scuba Tune-Up Manual
What's Next? PADI Assisstant Instructor or PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor.
COURSE PRICE EXCLUDES CREWPACK