The divemaster course will transform you from a passionate diver into a dive leader and prepare you for some extraordinary job opportunities around the world. You will expand your knowledge of scuba diving concepts and equipment and gain leadership abilities through practical workshops with an instructor mentor, working with real students along the way.
About the Course
Learn How to
Conduct guided dives
Assist with scuba classes
Fix minor equipment problems
Find exciting divemaster jobs
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. The PADI Divemaster course is the first step in your diving career.
Take This Course If You Want to
Share your passion for diving
Perfect your diving skills
Work anywhere in the world
Work as a dive guide
Become an instructor
How to Become a Divemaster
PADI eLearning makes it easy to fit your Divemaster lessons into a busy schedule. Learn whenever and wherever it's convenient for you.
Study offline, or online using a computer or mobile device. Connect with your instructor mentor whenever you have a question.
eLearning time commitment: 15 - 20 hours
AT THE POOL
With Your Instructor
During the course, you will learn how to assist an instructor in different teaching scenarios in confined water. You will be assessed in demonstrating skills, giving briefings and timed swims.
Prerequisites: PADI Rescue Diver, 40 logged dives, CPR and First Aid certification within 24 months, medical clearance to dive
Minimum age: 18 years
AT OPEN WATER
With Your Instructor
You will spend several days at open water assisting on courses with real students and mastering site logistics. In water you will learn how to guide divers, use a lift bag, take students on a discover scuba dive experience, assist on open water and continuing education courses and much more.
Total time commitment for the whole course: From 7 days for our intensive course, to 4 months for weekend only training.
We never misuse our Divemaster trainees as free labour, or artifically elongate your course to get you working for free. As with any other PADI course, you are a paying customer and we will treat you with the same respect.
Depth: up to 30m
Start your career journey and begin a lifetime of discovery.
Join the UK's largest dive community.
All PADI Professional Level courses requires written approval from a physician before you can begin the course. Some local GPs offer this service and you can download the Diver Medical form here to take to your doctor for sign off. Please send us a signed copy.
You can also obtain an HSE Medical if you are planing to work as a Divemaster in the UK. For either scenario, we highly recommend talking to our dedicated Diving Doctor, Dr Alastair Wilcockson, on 07768 932 484 or email@example.com who will be able to review your form for sign off, or arrange an HSE Diving Medical.
If you (or your physician) have questions about medical fitness to dive, contact the experts at Divers Alert Network (DAN).