Welcome To Your PADI Divemaster Course!
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.
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What You Learn
During the PADI Divemaster program, you learn dive leadership skills through both classroom and independent study. You complete water skills and stamina exercises, as well as training exercises that stretch your ability to organize and solve problems as well as help others improve their scuba. You put this knowledge into action through a structured internship or series of practical training exercises.
We have produced some of the finest Divemasters’ in the Scuba Industry and pride ourselves on the quality of our Divemaster program. Our course is the most comprehensive program you’ll find in the Diving Industry. We’ve added the extras to assure your success as a Divemaster.
What You Can Teach
After becoming certified as a PADI Divemaster you will be authorized to:
The Scuba Gear You’ll Use
You will use all the basic scuba equipment and some scuba accessories such as a dive slate, dive knife, compass, dive watch, etc. It is highly recommended that you own all of your own scuba equipment, as familiarity with personal gear improves general scuba diving skills. You can find most everything at Dive N Trips
The Learning Materials You Need
The PADI Divemaster crewpak includes everything you’ll need to start the PADI Divemaster program. Your complete set of materials includes:
To purchase this Crew-Pak, call us at 925-462-7234 or you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
To take this course, you must be:
What will I do?
Diving Knowledge and Theory: You’ll start your Divemaster program, reading the newest edition of the PADI Divemaster manual and answer the Knowledge Reviews at the end of each chapter. Then you’re on to the PADI Diving Knowledge Workbook. This book contains information on diving physics, physiology, scuba equipment, general skills and the environment, and the Recreational Dive Planner. Upon completion of the workbook, you’ll get together with your instructor to review both books and answer any questions. You’ll also learn about, supervising students in both training and general diving activities, the business of diving, risk management and furthering your diving career.
Confined Water Skills: During the pool sessions your watermanship skills & stamina, general diving skills, rescue diver and problem solving ability will be assessed. You and your instructor will work on perfecting your diving skills so they are at demonstration quality.
Mapping Exercise: You will be conducting a mapping exercise with your instructor. They will assign you an open water training site to map. Besides a drawing, include all the necessary emergency information which pertains to the dive site.
Open Water Skills: During the open water portion, you will be preparing an open water site for a training exercise, along with conducting an environmental assessment of the site. Before you give your dive briefing, you should have a working knowledge of the site and the conditions which can exist. As an instructional assistant, you will be helping students with their entries and exits through the surf zone, demonstrating the proper control of students, assist with diver supervision, and provide assessment of students. Along with acting as an instructional assistant, you will also be conducting a Discover Local Diving experience. You will be learning how to cope with divers during non-training situation.
How long will it take?
It really depends on you and your busy schedule. Give us a call for our next Orientation night!
Other Courses That Will Prepare You for Success as a PADI Divemaster
Here are some suggestions for other PADI courses that will help make you more successful as a PADI Divemaster:
Get College Credit
You may be able to earn college credit for the PADI Divemaster course.
Extras in the Dive N Trips Divemaster Program
Our Divemaster program includes, several PSI courses, acopy of our book “Effective Scuba Leadership: The Divemaster Workbook“, equipment repair seminar, a day working on a dive boat as a Divemaster in training;
How do I get started?
Just give us a call at the store and we can sign you up for our next Orientation session. It is that easy!