Take the first step in your dive career and become a PADI Divemaster. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you'll expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills as you become a dive professional. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities by training you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers.

What can PADI Divemasters do?

Work at local dive centres, 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 Snorkelling 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.

What do I need to start?

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or qualifying certification from another training organization

PADI Rescue Diver certification or qualifying certification from another training organization Medical clearance signed by a physician

20 logged dives

18 years old

What will I do?

Learn dive leadership through classroom and independent study sessions

Complete water skills and stamina exercises in confined and open water

Training exercises to test organizational and problem solving abilities

An internship or series of practical training exercises

What materials are needed?

Divemaster Training Package

Divemaster DVD

Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving

Diving Knowledge Workbook

PADI Instructor Manual

Log Book


DIVEMASTER COURSE (internship): £449 Includes full internship, pool sessions, knowledge development and open water training. PADI materials are not included in price. Equipment hire not included. Prices subject to change without notice.

You can also check out the PADI website

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