So you want to become a PADI Professional? Take the first step in your dive career and become a PADI Divemaster. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you’ll expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills as you become a dive professional. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities by training you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers.
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. You put this knowledge into action through an internship or series of practical training exercises. As a PADI dive master there are many things you can do. You could work at local dive centers, on live aboard dive boats, yachts and at exotic resort locations. You can assist PADI Instructors with students, conduct PADI Scuba Review for certified divers, lead guided dive tours and teach PADI Skin Diver & Discover Snorkeling courses.
You can become a PADI Discover Scuba Diving Leader once you have completed your PADI DM Course, this will allow you to conduct DSD’s in a confined environment such as a pool. You could also teach Emergency First response after successful completion of an Emergency First Response Instructor course. To enroll in this course you must be a certified Rescue Diver, have 40 logged dives, be at least 18 years old and have medical clearance signed by a physician. Take charge of your adventure. Become a PADI Divemaster today!
What can PADI Divemasters do?
- Work at local dive centers, on live-aboard dive boats, yachts and at exotic resort locations
- Assist PADI Instructors with students in training
- Lead divers on guided dive tours
- Teach and certify PADI Skin Divers
- Teach PADI Discover Snorkeling programs
- Conduct PADI Scuba Review programs for certified diver
- Lead certified divers on Discover Local Diving experiences
- Teach Emergency First Response programs after successful completion of an Emergency First Response Instructor course.
What do I need to start?
- PADI Advanced Open Water Diver
- PADI Rescue Diver certification
- Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (Done within the last 24 months)
- Medical clearance signed by a physician stating that you are fit to act as a dive professional.
- 40 logged dives
- 18 years old
What will I do?
- Learn dive leadership through classroom and independent study sessions
- Complete water skills and stamina exercises in confined and open water
- Training exercises to test organizational and problem solving abilities
- An internship or series of practical training exercises
What course materials are required?
The following materials are required unless they are unavailable in a language understood by the student diver and is included in the course price:
- PADI Divemaster Manual
- Recreational Dive Planner (RDP)
- The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving
- Diving Knowledge Workbook
- Divemaster Slates
PADI Divemaster Includes
Unlimited diving on Aliwal Shoal for the duration of your training with us. All Tuition Fees are included. PADI DM Crewpack & DM Manual, Divemaster Slates. Instructor Guides for the programs that may be conducted by PADI Divemasters. All equipment required for the duration of the course. Dorm-Style non-smoking accommodation is available at NO EXTRA CHARGE for the duration of the course subject to availability.
Price: R11999.00 / Person
PADI Fee of 75 GBP upon completion.