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Divemaster Course

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Level: Professional

Duration : 4-8 weeks


Dive ComputerCompassSurface Marker BuoyWetsuitBCDRegulatorFull Scuba Set


  • Week 1-2: Dive Theory and Knowledge Development
  • Week 3-4: Water Skills and Stamina Development
  • Week 5-6: Practical Application and Leadership Training
  • Week 7-8: Internship and Real-world Exposure
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Embark on your journey to becoming a dive professional with the PADI Divemaster Course. This course is your first level of professional training. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you'll fine-tune your dive skills, like perfecting the effortless hover, and refine your rescue skills so you anticipate and easily solve common problems. You'll gain dive knowledge, management, and supervision abilities so you become a role model to divers everywhere.

What prerequisites are needed for the Divemaster Course?

To enroll in the Divemaster course, you need to have a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certifications from another training organization), be at least 18 years old, have logged at least 40 scuba dives to begin the course and 60 dives to earn certification, and have a Medical Statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months.

What will I learn in the Divemaster Course?

The Divemaster course expands your dive knowledge and refines your skills to a professional level. You'll learn dive leadership through classroom and independent study, complete water skills and stamina exercises, as well as training exercises that stretch your ability to organize and solve problems. You'll also gain practical experience through an internship or series of practical training exercises.

How does the Divemaster Course benefit my diving career?

As a Divemaster, you become a leader and role model in the diving community. You'll guide others as they gain diving experience, lead certified divers on tours, assist in teaching PADI courses, and enjoy the satisfaction of introducing people to the underwater world. It's the first step in your diving career.

What are the career opportunities after becoming a Divemaster?

As a PADI Divemaster, you're qualified to assist PADI Instructors with students, lead guided dive tours, conduct PADI Scuba Review courses for certified divers, teach and certify PADI Skin Divers, conduct PADI Discover Snorkeling programs, and conduct PADI Discover Local Diving experiences.

Is there an exam in the Divemaster Course?

Yes, the Divemaster course includes both practical assessments and exams. The exams cover dive theory and professional-level dive knowledge. These are designed to test your understanding of basic physics, physiology, equipment, environment, and the RDP (Recreational Dive Planner).

How long does it take to complete the Divemaster Course?

The duration of the Divemaster course varies based on whether you're studying full-time or part-time. Typically, it can take anywhere from 4 weeks to several months. The course is flexible to accommodate your schedule and commitments.


PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, PADI Rescue Diver, Minimum age of 18, Medical clearance, 40 logged dives

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