Share your passion for scuba diving by becoming a PADI Divemaster. As a divemaster, you’ll supervise scuba diving activities and assist with scuba classes. Divemaster is the first step on the professional ladder. Through workshops and practical exercises, you’ll level up your scuba skills and learn how to supervise and organize diving activities.
Divemaster jobs include: assisting with classes, leading guided dives, and working on liveaboards.
The PADI Divemaster course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Topics and practical workshops include:
- The role and characteristics of the PADI Divemaster.
- Supervising dive activities and assisting with student divers.
- Diver safety and risk management.
- Divemaster conducted programs and specialized skills.
- Business of diving and your career.
- Awareness of the dive environment.
- Dive setup and management.
- Mapping an open water site.
- Conducting dive briefings.
- Organizing a search and recovery project and a deep dive.
- Conducting a scuba review and skin diver course.
- Assisting with Discover Scuba Diving and leading Discover Local Diving programs.
To complete the PADI Divemaster course, you must:
- be at least 18 years of age:
- be medically fit to dive;
- completed CPR and First Aid certification within 24 months;
- have logged a minimum of 40 dives; and,
- hold a Rescue Diver qualification.
Approximately 50 hours.