Love scuba diving? Want to share it with others on a whole new level? Then the PADI Divemaster course is for you! As a Divemaster, you not only get to dive a lot, but also experience the joy of seeing others have as much fun diving as you do. This professional certificate is your first step towards becoming a scuba dive instructor. After completing the course, you’ll be able to organize dive trips independently and also accompany and support other PADI dive instructors with their students.
The PADI Divemaster course pays much closer attention to all aspects of diving. As a PADI Divemaster, you’ll lead others as you supervise scuba diving activities and assist with diver training. The course is aimed at perfecting your skills and applying them to guiding other divers and sensing what they need. In addition, you will develop your organizational skills for planning dive trips, and you’ll also learn to take over other tasks at a diving school.
Throughout the course, the aspiring Divemaster performs as an assistant to the dive instructor during dive courses and on instructional dives. This real-life, hands-on practical experience teaches you how to guide dives and what to pay particular attention to. Successfully completing the PADI Divemaster course means taking your first step in the direction of a professional career in the diving industry. You can now move on to the PADI Assistant Instructor course, followed by PADI Open Water Instructor.
PADI Rescue Divers who are at least 18 years old may enroll in the PADI Dive master course. You also need to have:
Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) within the past 24 months
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 earn certification.
Note that qualifying certifications from other diver training organization may apply.