PADI Divemaster

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.

Prerequisites: 
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent rating
PADI Rescue Diver or equivalent rating.
Submit proof of CPR and first-aid training within the past 2 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 40 logged dives to start (60 for certification).

Cost: $1295
Which includes all training and tuition plus:- air fills for pool dives and open water training.  PADI Divemaster Manual, PADI Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving, The eRDPml, PADI Divemaster Slates, PADI Diving Knowledge Workbook & PADI Instructor Manual.

Requirements:
Equipment is to be State of the Art and in good working order
Complete SCUBA equipment including alternate air source, SPG & computer
Buoyancy Control Device
Mask, snorkel, boots and fins.
2 cylinders.
Wetsuit / Drysuit, gloves
Weight system and weights
Compass
Cutting device
Whistle
Slate & pencil
Pocket mask
SMB & spool OR safety sausage
Log book
1 passport style photograph

Course Content

Divemaster training consists of three phases that include;

1. Watermanship & skills assessment

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

2. 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.

3. Internship

Candidates are required to work with our Instructors and serve as an Instructional Assistant for  pool dives, open water dives & on Continuing Education Courses, as well as leading Certified Divers.
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.

Want to start?
A deposit is required to start registration procedures. You will then be given your course materials.
Dive Theory and Dive Master Theory can now be learned on-line through PADI e learning.

Upcoming Course Dates

Course Dates
PADI Open Water – February 2019 10/01/2019 - 20/01/2019   Make enquiry
PADI Open Water – December 29/11/2018 - 09/12/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Open Water – November 08/11/2018 - 18/11/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Open Water – October 11/10/2018 - 21/10/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Open Water – September 13/09/2018 - 23/09/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Advanced Open Water – January 2019 24/01/2019 - 27/01/2019   Make enquiry
PADI Advanced Open Water – December 13/12/2018 - 16/12/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Advanced Open Water – November 22/11/2018 - 25/11/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Advanced Open Water – February 2019 25/10/2018 - 28/10/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Advanced Open Water – September 27/09/2018 - 30/09/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Rescue Diver – December 04/12/2018 - 09/12/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Rescue Diver – October 16/10/2018 - 21/10/2018   Make enquiry
Emergency First Response – November 17/11/2018   Make enquiry
Emergency First Response – October 06/10/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Deep Diver – November 07/11/2018 - 11/11/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Wreck Diver – October 30/10/2018 - 04/11/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Drysuit Diver – February 2019 09/02/2019 - 16/02/2019   Make enquiry
PADI Drysuit Diver – January 2019 12/01/2019 - 19/01/2019   Make enquiry
PADI Drysuit Diver – December 01/12/2018 - 08/12/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Drysuit Diver – November 10/11/2018 - 17/11/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Drysuit Diver – October 13/10/2018 - 20/10/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Drysuit Diver – September 15/09/2018 - 22/08/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Re-Activate Program – February 2019 09/02/2019 - 17/02/2019   Make enquiry
PADI Re-Activate Program – January 2019 12/01/2019 - 20/01/2019   Make enquiry
PADI Re-Activate Program – December 01/12/2018 - 09/12/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Re-Activate Program – November 10/11/2018 - 18/11/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Re-Activate Program – October 13/10/2018 - 21/10/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Re-Activate Program – September 15/09/2018 - 23/09/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Scuba for Kids – January 2019 12/01/2019   Make enquiry
PADI Scuba for Kids – December 01/12/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Scuba for Kids – November 10/11/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Scuba for Kids – October 13/10/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Scuba for Kids – September 15/09/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Instructor Development Course – November 03/11/2018 - 11/11/2018   Make enquiry
PADI Instructor Examination – November 17/11/2018 - 18/11/2018   Make enquiry
CDAA Basic Cave – September 08/09/2018 - 16/09/2018   Make enquiry
CDAA Cave – November 24/11/2018 - 02/12/2018   Make enquiry
CDAA Advanced Cave – June 26/09/2018 - 30/09/2018   Make enquiry