PADI Divemaster

This is the first professional qualification offered in the PADI program. PADI DiveMaster is a highly respected qualification and is recognized all over the world and is the next step towards instructorship. The course teaches you how to assist instructors in both confined and open water sessions, it also provided the necessary skills and knowledge to plan and conduct diving trips for groups. An understanding of the physics, physiology, equipment and environment is an integral part of this training, as is a thorough working knowledge of the Recreational Dive Planner. This course is best conducted through an internship program.

Take the first step in your dive career and become a PADI DiveMaster. 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.

What Can A PADI DiveMaster Do?

  • Work at local dive centers, on live-aboard dive boats, yachts and at exotic resort locations
  • Assist PADI Instructors with students
  • Lead PADI Scuba Divers on guided dive tours
  • Teach and certify PADI Skin Divers
  • Teach PADI Discover Snorkeling programs
  • Conduct PADI Scuba Review programs for certified divers
  • Lead certified divers on Discover Local Diving experiences
  • Teach Emergency First Response programs after successful completion of an Emergency First Response Instructor course.


  • PADI Rescue Diver certification or a qualifying certification from another training organization.
  • At least 20 dives in your log at the start of the course and 60 dives before application.
  • Hold a EFR certification or proof of first aid and reanimation certification which is not older than 2 years.
  • Be 18 years of age or in good health and reasonably fit.
  • Please check the health requirements for this course.
  • If you have not been diving for 6 months we recommend you to take a quick scuba review in confined water to refresh your diving skills and knowledge.

Duration of course: Although the theoretical part of the course consists mainly of self-study, it will take at least 3 to 4 weeks to follow the course.

If you want to know more about the divemaster course don't hesitate to contact us.