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. PADI Divemaster is the first step in your diving career. *This course fee only covers your online training and assessments. Practical training, dives, dive equipment, training materials and application forms are available at additional fees via your PADI Dive Center.
|PADI Divemaster (DM) Course||$995.00|
|PADI Divemaster Application Fee||$122.00|
|PADI Divemaster Crew-Pak w/ Professional Bag is Included||$0.00|
The PADI Divemaster course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, waterskills exercises and workshops, and hands-on practical assessment, you develop the skills to organize and direct a variety of scuba diving activities. Topics and practical workshops include:
Your instructor may also offer the PADI Deep Diver and Search and Recovery Diver specialty diver courses along with your divemaster training to help you meet all requirements and to broaden your abilities.
You may be able to get college credit for the Divemaster course – ask your instructor.
As a dive professional, you’ll want to have all your basic scuba equipment, including a dive computer, a dive knife, and at least two surface signaling devices. During practical skills exercises, like underwater mapping and search and recovery, you’ll use a compass, floats, marker buoys, lift bags and slates. Your PADI Instructor may suggest additional gear that will be useful throughout your diving career.
Check with Poseidon Divers to get advice about everything you’ll need as a dive pro.
Sign up for Divemaster – to start now. You can work through eight knowledge development sections using PADI’s proven system that lets you learn at your own pace.
Start by reading the Divemaster Manual and watching the Divemaster Video (a book and DVD package). Visit with Beyond the Reef to enroll in the course and get your Divemaster Crew-Pak, which also includes other reference materials – like the PADI Instructor Manual and The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving – that you’ll need during the course.
Consider taking Dive Theory, another PADI program, that takes you step-by-step through dive physics, physiology, skills, equipment and environment, plus a Recreational Dive Planner (RDP) review. Your PADI Instructor can explain how this works when you meet to schedule knowledge review sessions along with your water-skills exercises, workshops and practical assessments.