The first step to becoming a pro, PADI Divemaster Course
Who should take this course?
Love scuba diving? Want to share it with others on a whole new level? Take the PADI Divemaster course and do what you love to do as a career. Scuba divers look up to divemasters because they are leaders who mentor and motivate others. As a divemaster, you not only get to dive a lot, but also experience the joy of seeing others have as much fun diving as you do.
The PADI Divemaster course is your first level of professional training. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you’ll fine-tune your dive skills, like perfecting the effortless hover, and refine your rescue skills so you anticipate and easily solve common problems. With NB Divers, you’ll gain dive knowledge, management and supervision abilities so you become a role model to divers everywhere.
As a PADI Divemaster, you’ll lead others as you supervise scuba diving activities and assist with diver training. Whether you want to work at a faraway dive destination or close to home at NB Divers, the adventure of a lifetime awaits you.
Diver Prerequisites :
- Age 18 or older
- Certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and PADI Rescue Diver
- Completed EFR Primary and Secondary Care training within 24 months
- Medically evaluated and cleared for diving by a physician within 12 months
- A minimum of 40 logged dives
Note that qualifying certifications from other diver training organization may apply. – CONTACT US
Training Period : 10 DAYS
What will you learn?
The PADI Divemaster course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, waterskills exercises and workshops, and hands-on practical assessment, you develop the skills to organize and direct a variety of scuba diving activities.
Topics and practical workshops include:
- 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 ReActivate and Skin Diver course
- Assisting with Discover Scuba Diving and leading Discover Local Diving programs
Your instructor may also offer the PADI Deep Diver and Search and Recovery Diver specialty diver courses along with your divemaster training to help you meet all requirements and to broaden your abilities.
You may be able to get college credit for the Divemaster course.
How can you start learning now?
Sign up for Divemaster Online – PADI’s eLearning option – to start now. Or, visit NB Divers and get your Divemaster Crew-Pak and study by reading the Divemaster Manual and watching the Divemaster Video (a book and DVD package). In your Divemaster Crew-Pak, there are also other reference materials – like the PADI Instructor Manual and The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving – that you’ll need during the course.
Consider taking Dive Theory Online, another PADI eLearning® program, that takes you step-by-step through dive physics, physiology, skills, equipment and environment, plus a Recreational Dive Planner (RDP) review. By successfully completing Dive Theory Online, you can get credit for half of the Divemaster Final Exam.
As a dive professional, you’ll want to have all your basic scuba equipment, including a dive computer, a dive knife, and at least two surface signaling devices. During practical skills exercises, like underwater mapping and search and recovery, you’ll use a compass, floats, marker buoys, lift bags and slates.
DAY 1 Class : Course Orientation / The Role and Characteristics of a PADI Divemaster
Confined Water : Waterskills Exercises 1, 2 / Diver Rescue / Dive Skills Practice
DAY 2 Class : Knowledge Development Review #1~3 /
Confined Water : Waterskills Exercises 3, 4 / Dive Skills Practice
DAY 3 Class : Knowledge Development Review #4~6
Confined Water : Waterskills Exercises 5 / Dive Skills Workshop /
Workshop 3 – Discover Scuba Diving Program in Confined Water
DAY 4 Class : Knowledge Development Review #7~9
Confined Water : Workshop 1 – ReActivate Program in Confined Water /
Workshop 2 – Skin Diver Course and Snorkeling Supervision
DAY 5 Class : Final Exam / Prepare an Emergency Assistance Plan
Confined Water : Practical Assessment 1 – Open Water Diver Students in Confined Water
DAY 6 Open Water : Dive Site Set Up and Management / Dive Briefing / Mapping Project / Search and Recovery Scenario
DAY 7 Open Water : Deep Dive Scenario / Workshop 4 – Discover Scuba Diving Program – Additional Open Water Dive
DAY 8 Open Water : Workshop 5 – Discover Local Diving in Open Water
DAY 9 Open Water : Practical Assessment 2 – Open Water Diver Students in Open Water
Open Water : Practical Assessment 3 – Continuing Education Student Divers in Open Water
DAY 10 Professionalism Assessment / Make-up
Join the NB Divers’ Pro team!
- Register for Divemaster Online and start learning right away
- Sign up for Dive Theory Online
- Sign up for the PADI Assistant Instructor course
- Join the NB Divers' scuba diving tour
Group Lesson : ￦1,500,000 / Private Lesson : ￦2,000,000
including : lesson fee, insurance, PADI Divemaster Crew-Pak
excluding : pool admission, scuba tank rental fee, expenses for the open water training, PADI Divemaster application fee