The PADI Divemaster course is the first course in professional training as a diver.
This course will help you to fine-tune and perfect your dive skills, including buoyancy and rescue skills, while helping you to gain the knowledge you need to become a dive manager, supervisor and leader.
PADI Divemasters also assist with dive training.
For PADI Rescue divers 18 years old and above, the PADI Divemaster course also requires at least 40 logged dives prior to beginning the course and 60 prior to being certified. CPR and First Aid training must be current within the previous 24 months and a medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months are also required.
Knowledge development and waterskill exercises include the following:
- The role and characteristics of the PADI Divemaster
- Supervising dive activities and assisting with student divers
- Diver safety and risk management
- Divemaster conducted programs and specialized skills
- Business of diving and your career
- Awareness of the dive environment
- Dive setup and management
- Mapping an open water site
- Conducting dive briefings
- Organizing a search and recovery project and a deep dive
- Conducting a scuba review and skin diver course
- Assisting with Discover SCUBA Diving and leading Discover Local Diving programs
For further information, scheduling and details, please fill out the Contact Form or call (520) 481- 3976.