PADI Divemaster Course (become a professional diver)
Who should take the PADI Divemaster course?
This PADI Divemster course is for the discerning diver who wishes to take the first step into Professional Diving as a PADI Divemaster.
It is the stepping stone towards PADI Instructor levels. During and following the course you will become knowledgeable in all areas of diver training, dive site management and customer care. Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers. You will be able to carry out Scuba Reviews and conduct several other PADI programs on qualification.
After additional training be able to teach the Emergency First Aid Course and some Specialty Courses.
You will learn dive leadership skills. This will be completed through independent study, classroom and practical sessions. You will complete water skills and stamina exercises, as well as training exercises that comfortably stretch your ability to be able to solve problems, organise logistics and help others improve their own scuba diving skills. Through our structured intern-ship program and a series of practical training exercises you will put this knowledge into action. You will expand your diving knowledge, improve your personal diving skills and increase your confidence in dealing with others. As a PADI Divemaster, you’ll use these personal attributes to direct, lead, mentor and motivate other divers and experience the great joy of observing the transition of students and other qualified Divers.
You will also require the PADI Divemaster crewpack which includes:
• PADI Divemaster Manual
• Divemaster slates
• PADI Instructor Manual
• The Encyclopaedia of Recreational Diving – a comprehensive overview of diving physics, physiology, and equipment • Scuba Tune-up Guidebook
• PADI Professional Log
• DSD Cue Cards
• PADI Pro Bag
• PADI Divemaster Application
Other materials are required that as Divemaster candidate will also need. Most of these you may have received during other PADI programs that you have taken. Any shortfalls in other books can be arranged for you through our dive centre.
Our Divemaster course is run on an Interns-hip basis and takes between 1-6 months with mainly weekends and some weekday/evenings to complete.
We do also run Personally tailored Divemaster program schedules over a shorter period.
You will need all your own equipment for the Divemaster Course however we do have reasonable equipment hire rates available.
You will need to also puchase the Divemaster Student Study pack.
The extra fee’s for this course are, lake entry, boat and air fills.
On completion of the course the Divemaster application fee to PADI.
Our Divemaster candidates will all receive an Internship Divemaster Brochure outlining resposibilities during the Divemaster course.