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Divemaster Certification

The PADI Divemaster course prepares you for a professional career in scuba! This will allow you to assist in training, and prepare you to lead certified divers. Once you have completed the divemaster course, you will have accomplished something great, and gained a professional skill set. You will also be prepared to move forward in your professional training by participating in the Assistant Instructor (AI) course or the Instructor Development Course (IDC).
There are six sections of the divemaster course:

  • Complete knowledge development
  • Complete water skills exercises
  • Complete the dive skills workshops
  • Complete practical application skills
  • Complete divemaster conducted program workshops
  • Complete practical assessments
The divemaster course is conducted by our Course Director. Your instructor will meet with you to guide you through the process, and schedule a program that best suits your needs. 

The prerequisites for the divemaster program include:

  • PADI rescue diver or equivalent
  • Have 40+ logged dives
  • Have current CPR training
  • Be 18 years of age and have a certified medical statement

You are also required to have the following items in addition to your basic diving equipment:
  • Compass
  • Underwater timing device
  • Exposure protection
  • Whistle or other signaling device
  • Knife or Diver's tool
  • Divemaster Crew-Pak
There are several items listed below that are recommended but are not required:
  • Current editions of Open Water, Advanced, and Rescue Manuals.
  • Diving Knowledge Workbook and Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving
  • Tanks
  • Weights
  • Classroom
  • Pool
  • Open Water Training
Course Fee: 
  • $600.00
  • Books $378.00


Schedule and Sign Up

Ask a Flatirons Scuba staff member today how to get started and organize a meeting with our Course Director. Or, feel free to send an email to with any questions you may have.

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