PADI Divemaster Course

The first step to becoming a PADI diving professional!

PADI Divemaster Course

The PADI Divemaster course is your first level of professional training. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you’ll fine-tune your dive skills, like perfecting the effortless hover, and refine your rescue skills so you anticipate and easily solve common problems. You’ll gain dive knowledge, management and supervision abilities so you become a role model to divers everywhere.

What you will learn:

The PADI Divemaster course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, water skills exercises and workshops, and hands-on practical assessment, you develop the skills to organize and direct a variety of scuba diving activities.

Pre-requisites:

  • 18 years of age
  • EFR (CPR and First Aid) training within 24 months
  • PADI Rescue Diver or equivalent
  • A medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months
  • At least 40 logged dives to begin the course and 60 dives to qualify
  • As a dive professional, it is recommended that you have all your own equipment

Recommended: PADI Deep Diver and Search and Recovery Diver specialty diver courses along with your Divemaster training to help you meet all requirements and to broaden your abilities.

Equipment Requirements:

  • Wetsuit, Fins, Mask, Snorkel & Weight belt
  • BC, Regulator including alternate air source
  • Dive Computer
  • Dive Knife
  • Compass
  • 2 Signalling Devices (whistle, SMB)
  • Diving Cylinder

Duration:

  1. Full Time:  3 Weeks
  2. Part Time:  9 Evening Lecture Sessions (5.30-8.30 pm)  & Practical on weekends over 1-2 months.

Topics and practical workshops include:

  1. Watermanship and Skill Development
  • Stamina tests
  • General diving skills
  • Problem-solving assessment/equipment exchange
  • Dive Rescue skills assessment
  1. Knowledge Development
  • Supervising dives for certified divers & conducting dive briefings
  • Divemaster conducted programs
  • Diver safety and risk management
  • The business of diving and your Career
  • Supervising students in training
  • Dive set up and management
  • Physics
  • Physiology and First Aid
  • Equipment
  • Skills and Environment
  • The Recreational Dive Planner (Table and ERDP Multi-Level)3. Practical Application:
  1. Practical Application
  • Mapping Project
  • Conduct a Divemaster Program (skin diver, scuba review)
  • Role of the Divemaster – Confined Water
  • Role of the Divemaster – Open Water Training
  • Role of the Divemaster – Non-Training Activities
  • Organizing a search and recovery project and a deep dive
  • Assisting with Discover Scuba Diving and leading Discover Local Diving programs

Included:

  • Divemaster Crewpack (Price on request for online Digital Materials)
  • Tuition &  Air Fills
  • Practical Training

Crewpack Includes:  

  1. PADI Divemaster Manual
  2. Divemaster slates
  3. PADI Instructor Manual
  4. The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving – a comprehensive overview of diving physics, physiology, and equipment
  5. Scuba Tune-up Guidebook
  6. PADI Professional Log
  7. DSD Cue Cards
  8. PADI Pro Bag
  9. PADI Divemaster Application package

Excluded:

The Divemaster registration fee of 78 Pounds which is payable directly to PADI on successful completion of the course .

The Next Step…
Contact us for further details and to sign up the PADI Divemaster Course.

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