Join the largest and most respected dive tribe in the world.
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.
During your PADI Divemaster Program, you learn dive leadership skills through both classroom-based and independent learning. You complete water skills and stamina exercises, as well as training exercises that stretch your ability to organize, solve problems and help others improve their diving skills. You put this knowledge into practice through a structured course and a series of practical training exercises.
As you progress through your Divemaster course, you’ll expand your diving knowledge, hone your skills and increase your confidence. Then, as a PADI Divemaster, you will use these attributes to lead, mentor and motivate other divers and you will experience the joy of seeing them transformed by the majesty of the aquatic world!
After becoming certified as a PADI Divemaster you will:
- Endorse the role and characteristics of the PADI Divemaster
- Supervise dive activities and assist with student divers
- Develop your diver safety and risk management skills
- Conduct programs and specialized skills
- Improve your diving business acumen and further your diving career
- Be aware of the dive environment
- Develop your dive setup and management abilities
- Map an open water site
- Conduct dive briefings
- Organize a search and recovery project and a deep dive
- Conduct a scuba review and skin diver course
- Assist with Discover Scuba Diving and lead Discover Local Diving programs
PADI Divemasters share a passion for diving and an active concern for the health of the world’s underwater environments, be part of it!
– Be 18 years old
– Be certified as a Rescue Diver
– Completed EFR Primary and Secondary Care training within the past 2 years
– Possess a Medical Statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months
– Have a minimum of 40 logged dives to begin the course