PADI Divemaster Program

Where Your Professional Career Begins!

Course Requirements:
In order to qualify to take the Divemaster program, you must:

  • Must be at least 18 year’s old
  • Must be certified as a PADI Advanced OW and PADI Rescue Diver
  • Must have medical clearance signed by a physician
  • Must have 40 logged dives
  • Have an enthusiastic attitude and want to have FUN!

PADI Divemaster Duties:
As a PADI Divemaster, you will be able to:

  • Work at local dive centers, on live-aboard dive boats, yachts and at exotic resort locations
  • Assist PADI Instructors with students
  • Lead PADI Scuba Divers on guided dive tours
  • Teach and certify PADI Skin Divers
  • Teach PADI Discover Snorkeling programs
  • Conduct PADI Scuba Review programs for certified divers
  • Lead certified divers on Discover Local Diving experiences
  • Teach Emergency First Response programs after successful completion of an Emergency First Response Instructor course.
  • Teach portions of the Underwater Digital Photography course after successful completing an Instructor course.

Materials and Equipment Needed:
Materials Needed:

  • PADI Divemaster student kit
  • PADI Divemaster DVD
  • PADI Diving Knowledge Workbook
  • PADI Dive Tables and eRDP

Personal Diving Equipment Required:
You will need all your own personal equipment. This includes your mask, snorkel, fins, lycra socks, boots, gloves, surface marker buoy, reel, signaling device (whistle) and cutting device (shears or knife), Basic 1st Aid Kit. Cost varies depending on what pieces of equipment fit your specific needs.

Diving Equipment Needed:
You will need all your own scuba equipment. This includes regulator system with computer, BCD, cylinder, exposure suit with hood, weights and weight belt, “O” Ring and Basic Tool Kit, float with anchor system and at least 30 feet of line.

Course Scheduling:
Becoming a PADI Divemaster is simple as one, two, three! Step one is your orientation and academic portions, step two is your pool dives and step three is your open water dives.

Step One:
Orientation: Two hours of course logistics, paperwork and equipment fitting
Classroom: Several classroom sessions of 3 to 4 hours each consisting of diving knowledge and dive theory

Step Two:
Pool: Several pool sessions of 3 to 4 hours each to go over confined water and watermanship skills

Step Three:
Open Water Dives: Several open water dives and practical application workshops

Your Instructor will sit down and design a schedule to assist you with completing your program.

Course Extras:
We also offer you the following classes to enhance you Divemaster knowledge.

  • PSI Hazmat Cylinder Handling, Fill Station Operations and Visual Inspection
  • Enriched and Advanced Gas Blending courses
  • A copy of our book “Effective Scuba Leadership: Divemaster Workbook”
  • Work as a Divemaster on a local dive boat

Course Fees:
Select your personal learning method:

Standard Divemaster Course – $600.00 (doesn’t include materials, gear rental or boat fees)
Includes the following price breakdown
Store and Pool Fees – $300.00
Instructor Fee: $300.00

eLearning Rescue Course Only – $600.00 (doesn’t include eLearning, other materials, gear rental or boat fees)
Includes the following price breakdown
Store and Pool Fees – $300.00
Instructor Fee: $300.00

Required Material Fees:
Divemaster Training Kit – See Current PADI Price List
Divemaster DVD – See Current PADI Price List
PADI Diving Knowledge Workbook – See Current PADI Price List

PADI Certification Fees:
PADI Divemaster Certification Fee – See Current PADI Price List

Other Course Fees:
There is a discounted fee for other courses which are available to a Divemaster Candidate. Please check with your instructor.

We are looking forward to assisting you in becoming a professional diver!
Welcome to PADI!