PADI Divemasters are invaluable members of any dive centre. As a divemaster you'll supervise scuba diving activities and assist with scuba classes.
PADI Divemasters are leaders who mentor and motivate others, gain dive knowledge, supervision abilities, and become a role model to divers around the world.
Share your passion for scuba diving by becoming a PADI Divemaster. This course is one of the most rewarding, challenging and enjoyable of all the PADI courses and is your first step on the PADI professional ladder.
- Minimum age is 18.
- PADI Advanced Open Water Diver qualification, PADI Rescue Diver qualification or equivalent certification from another training agency, PADI Emergency First Response (EFR) course
- Logged 40 Open Water dives (and logged 60 Open Water dives by the end of the course)
- All participants must obtain a full medical signed by a licensed diving physician within the last 12 months.
DIVEMASTER COURSE £599pp
Staged payment structure plan by direct debit can be arranged.
The course fee includes, air, tuition, swimming pool fees, training materials. Not entry fees to inland dive sites. PADI Divemaster Fee is extra payable direct to PADI. As a dive professional, you will need to have all your own dive equipment.
Dependent upon student logistics and performance.
How do I sign up?
Pay your non-refundable reservation fee to secure your place, then call into us at the dive shop Scuderia House, Swindon SATNAV SN2 1EG and we can discuss in detail with you.
What will I do?
Theory presentations, confined pool sessions, stamina exercises and open water dives as part of an internship.
Knowledge Development is a key aspect to the PADI Divemaster course, not only for you to learn new and additional information but to utilise this theory as the basis for improving good judgement, problem solving abilities and to improve your expertise and professionalism. It consists of twelve topics and is based on independent study using a wide range of materials. Home study vie eLearning backed up by theory presentations to ensure mastery learning of the core topics:
- Confined Water Dives - Stamina assessments in the form of timed swims:
- 400m unaided swim
- 800m snorkel and fin swim
- 100m tired diver tow
- 15 minute tread water
Skill development - demonstrate the core twenty PADI Open Water skills to PADI Instructor demonstration criteria.
Rescue skill development - maintain the valuable skills learnt during rescue training and to be able to demonstrate these skills in five confined water sessions.
PADI Divemaster Conducted course - with the support of a PADI Instructor, plan, manage and run a PADI course that they will be able to undertake as a fully qualified PADI Divemaster.
Problem solving - set a task to assess their ability to cope with unanticipated problems underwater.
Open Water assist with student divers in training in an open water environment and take part in the PADI Open Water course in addition to a PADI Continuing education course.
Mapping exercise - produce a map of a local dive site, including main features such as entry/exit points, distances, depth, points of interest and points of hazard.
Supervising certified divers - guiding certified divers around a local dive site, include the planning, preparation, dive brief, conduct and debrief of the dive.
Emergency assistance plan - produce an emergency assistance plan for a dive site to be appointed, a vital reference for divers, lay people and emergency services if an accident occurs at the dive site.
Your instructor may also offer the PADI Deep Diver and PADI Search and Recovery Diver specialty diver courses along with your divemaster training to help you meet all requirements and to broaden your abilities.
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PADI eLearning® Divemaster Introduction
As a PADI Divemaster you are open to the opportunity to work in the dive industry either here in the UK or in a dive centre abroad. Now that all of the theory work has been studied and committed to memory, why not take the next step on the professional ladder and enrol on the PADI Assistant Instructor or PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor courses.