Take the first step in your dive career and become a PADI Divemaster. Expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills as you become a dive professional.
Prerequisite Certification: Advanced Open Water Diver or qualifying certification, and PADI Rescue Diver or qualifying certification
Prerequisite Dives: 20 to start training. Prior to certification: 60
Minimum Age: 18 (by course start date)
Recommended Hours: 50 hours (based on a class of six candidates)
Knowledge Development Module - Establishes the foundation candidates need as professional-level divers and for continuing on to the PADI Assistant Instructor and Instructor levels.
Waterskills and Stamina Module - Develops candidate skill to the role model level appropriate for demonstrating to student divers, and to prepare for higher training levels.
Practical Application Module - Candidates are put into practice skills typical of a divemaster. There are three Required Training Exercises, followed by either an internship with specific internship criteria or four Practical Training Exercises.
What are the required course materials?
$ 495 Divemaster Class Fee
$ 29.95 Divemaster Manual
$ 32.95 Divemaster Slates
$ 29.95 Divemaster Video, Diver Edition
$ 69.95 The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving Multimedia
(includes The PADI Diving Knowledge Workbook)
$ 15.95 Recreational Dive Planner, Table
$ 45.95 Recreational Dive Planner, The Wheel
$179.95 Instructor Manual, Digital CD-ROM Version (Win/Mac) OR Paper w/ Binder