PADI Divemaster Course
Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you'll expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills as you become a dive professional. PADI Dive master training develops your leadership abilities by training you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers.
You will get many open water dives as well as pool training with this class. As this is the most important step to becoming an instructor, you will train with multiple instructors with and without students to build your confidence, knowledge and to get hands-on experience.
During the Dive master Course you will be involved in ongoing courses to get the feel of what it is like to supervise students. Sign up for the Dive master Course, become a PADI Professional, and maybe even start a new career in the Diving Industry.
What can PADI Dive masters 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.
The Dive master Course is done in three segments:
1) Watermanship and Skills Assessment
This segment involves a 400-yard Swim, 15 Minute Tread, and 800-yard Snorkel Swim, General Diving Skills and Skill Circuit, Problem Solving, and Diver-Rescue Skills
2) Knowledge Development
This segment involves academics in Dive Planning, Dive Management and Control, Supervising Students in Training, Physics, Physiology, Equipment, Skills and Environment, and the Recreational Dive Planner and Wheel. An exam is given for each of these topics.
3) Practical Application
This segment involves Underwater Mapping, Pool-Skills Overview and Practice, the Role of the Dive master in Confined and Open-Water Training, and the Role of the Dive master in Non training Activities.
PADI Rescue Diver certification or qualifying certification from another training organization
Reservations are required.
Minimum age is 18.
60 logged dives to be certified
Emergency First Response Course or equivalent taken within the past 12 months
Monday through Sunday year round. We also offer private classes. If you have four or more in your group we will make a customized schedule just for you. Whatever your needs, just drop us a line.
The price for the DM class is NTD 33,000 which includes unlimited use of tanks during the class. It does not include any other equipment or materials. At this level it is very important that you have your own gear.
Additional materials that you’ll need:
1) The New Dive Master Crew Pack (AUD 299.91 + NTD 2,000) which contains: The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving, Recreational Dive Planner,The Diving Knowledge Workbook, Divemaster Slates and The PADI Instructor Manual.
2) Divemaster application fee: AUD 196