PADI Divemaster

To become a PADI certified Divemaster, an individual must be prepared to assume responsibility and take a leadership role. The responsiblity is considerable and the course is designed for only the serious diver.  The rewards of being a Divemaster, however, in terms of personal satisfaction and achievement are unparalleled.

PREREQUISITES:

  • Participants must be 18 years of age or older
  • Certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and PADI Rescue Diver
  • 40 logged dives at start of course and a minimum of 60 logged dives upon completion
  • Completed EFR Primary and Secondary Care training within 24 months
  • Submit a medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months

COURSE STRUCTURE:

MODULE #1 – WATERMANSHIP AND SKILLS ASSESSMENT

This module is designed to assess and provide remedial training in general watermanship and diving skills. Diver rescue abilities will be assessed and reviewed and proficiency in dealing with stress – inducing problems developed.  Swim and float tests will also be conducted and a high degree of physical stamina and diving skill is essential. During this phase of the training, you will also be taught the proper techniques used to demonstrate scuba skills for open water students.

MODULE #2 – DIVING KNOWLEDGE DEVELOPMENT

This module is designed to increase your knowledge of the theory and principles of diving. Using the PADI Divemaster manual you will be required to read and study the text at your own pace, meet informally with the Instructor to discuss your readings, and complete a series written exams covering the various topics discussed in the manual. Instructor lectures will be scheduled for the following exams: Physics, Physiology, and Recreational Dive Planner.

MODULE #3 – PRACTICAL APPLICATION

This module involves training and experience in the supervisory aspect of being a Divemaster.   This involves an internship during which the D/M candidate will serve as an Assistant to a PADI Instructor. The objectives are to gain familiarity with the diver-training process, develop an awareness of typical student problems, and learn how to supervise and control divers in general.  The candidate must take part in classroom and confined water sessions and open water training sessions. The candidate must also conduct (under instructor supervision) either a Discover Snorkeling, Discover Local Diving or a Scuba Review program.


MATERIALS REQUIRED:

  • Divemaster Crew Pack – $378.60
  • Divemaster DVD – $43.00
  • Diving Knowledge Workbook – $27.40
  • Dive Roster Slates – $23.00

COURSE FEE: $400.00


INCLUDED:

  • All classroom and pool sessions
  • All open water sessions
  • Tanks, weights and wetsuit for open water dives

NOT INCLUDED:

  • All scuba gear including, BCD, regulators, gauges/computer, compass, knife, gloves, mask, fins, snorkel or booties for open water dives (but may be rented)
  • Transportation, meals and accommodations for the open water dives
  • Entry fees for open water dive locations
  • PADI Dive Master application fee (approx. $115.00) required to process your certification

2018 DIVEMASTER COURSE DATES: (6:00PM – 10:00PM)

January 7th
January 21st
February 4th
February 18th
March 4th
March 18th
April 8th
April 22nd
May 6th
May 20th
June 3rd
June 17th
July 8th
July 22nd
August 5th
August 19th
September 2nd
September 16th
October 7th
October 21st
November 4th
November 18th
December 9th
December 23rd

2018 DIVEMASTER OPEN WATER DIVE DATES:

January 13th & 14th
February 17th & 18th
March 17th & 18th
April 14th & 15th
May 5th & 6th
May 27th & 28th
June 9th & 10th
June 23rd & 24th
Homestead Crater, UT
Homestead Crater, UT
Homestead Crater, UT
Homestead Crater, UT
Homestead Crater, UT
Homestead Crater, UT
Aurora Reservoir
Aurora Reservoir
July 7th & 8th
July 21st & 22nd
August  11th & 12th
August 25th & 26th
September 8th & 9th
October 6th & 7th
November 10th & 11th
December 8th & 9th
Aurora Reservoir
Aurora Reservoir
Aurora Reservoir
Aurora Reservoir
Aurora Reservoir
Homestead Crater, UT
Homestead Crater, UT
Homestead Crater, UT

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 a local dive shop, the adventure of a lifetime awaits you. PADI Divemasters are respected dive professionals who are aligned with the largest and most respected dive organization in the world – PADI.