Whether you want to work at a faraway dive destination or close to home at a local dive shop, the adventure of a lifetime awaits you. PADI Divemasters are respected dive professionals who are aligned with the largest and most respected dive organisation in the world – PADI.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
The PADI Divemaster course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, water-skills exercises and workshops, and hands-on practical assessment, you develop the skills to organise and direct a variety of scuba diving activities.
THEORY & PRACTICE
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
Organising a search and recovery project and a deep dive
Conducting a scuba review and skin diver course
Assisting with Discover Scuba Diving & leading Discover Local Diving programs
PADI Rescue Divers who are at least 18 years old may enrol in the PADI Divemaster course. You also need to have:
Emergency First Response, CPR and First Aid training within the past 24 months
A completed dive medical within the last 12 months
At least 40 logged dives to begin the course, and 60 dives to earn certification
PADI Dive Master
Your first step in becoming
a PADI scuba diving professional is the PADI Divemaster course.
To gain this qualification, you must complete an internship by working closely with our PADI dive instructor team.
You will gain experience teaching people how to scuba dive in real world situations, while perfecting important skills such as buoyancy control, rescue skills and how to supervise divers.
This qualification is widely used for employment in the dive industry.