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:
Underwater timing device
Whistle or other signaling device
Knife or Diver's tool
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