PADI Divemaster Course $795

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Divemaster training is the first leadership level in the PADI progression. The importance of a PADI Divemaster cannot be overstated. The Divemaster rating denotes an individual who has; a high level of personal diving skills; has Instructor level knowledge of diving theory; has had significant training in how to assist an instructor during training activities; and is able to assume a role of responsibility for the welfare of other divers in their charge.

Pre-requisites:

  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent rating
  • PADI Rescue Diver or equivalent rating.
  • If an equivalent rating is submitted, the candidate is required to also submit proof of CPR and first-aid training within the past 3 years.
  • 18 years of age or older.
  • In good physical condition for diving and submit an approved Medical exam form for a diving medical examination, conducted within the past year. The form is to be signed by a licensed physician, and is to state that the candidate is fit for diving.
  • Have a minimum of 60 logged dives 

Your investment in your lifestyle is $795.00

which includes all training and tuition plus:- air fills for pool sessions and open water training. All boat dives whilst in training. PADI Divemaster Manual, PADI Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving, Divemaster slate set PADI Diving Knowledge Workbook.

Requirements:

  • Equipment is to be State of the Art and in good working order
  • Complete SCUBA equipment including octopus and gauges
  • Buoyancy Control device to be of latest design
  • Mask, snorkel and fins.
  • 2 Diving cylinders.
  • Depth gauge with MDI and submersible pressure gauge
  • Computer is recommended
  • Wetsuit, boots, gloves etc
  • Weight belt and weights
  • Compass
  • Divers knife
  • Whistle
  • Slate & Pencil
  • PADI RDP table
  • Safety sausage
  • Log book 

Course Content:

Divemaster training consists of three phases that include;

Watermanship & skills assessment
  • Watermanship and stamina
  • General diving skills
  • Problem solving assessment
  • Diver rescue skills assessment

Knowledge development

  • Candidates are required to attain a high level of knowledge in diving theory, and are required to pass the Divemaster exams.
  • Candidates must prepare an Emergency Assistance Plan for diving emergencies in the local area.

Internship
  • Candidates are required to work with our Instructors and serve as an Instructional Assistant for a minimum of five PADI Confined Water sessions, and ten Open Water training sessions. Evaluations will be given on these sessions.
  • Candidates must prepare a map of the shoreline and underwater terrain of a local open water training site, selected by the Instructor. 

Certification

All phases of training must be completed before certification can be approved by PADI. Upon certification as a PADI Divemaster, you become a member of PADI, and are eligible for the benefits that membership provides. Divemaster status has to be renewed each year by submitting a renewal application and forwarding annual dues.

Please note Membership fees to PADI are not included in the cost of the course.