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PADI Divemaster Course

Looking for the first step in working with scuba as a career? Your adventure into the professional levels of recreational scuba diving begins with the PADI Divemaster program. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, in this program you expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills to the professional level. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers. PADI Divemaster is the prerequisite certification for both the PADI Assistant Instructor and PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor certifications.  

Course Details

Your leap into the professional levels of recreational diving begins with the PADI Divemaster program. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, in this program you expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills to the professional level. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers.

Prerequisites:

    • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization), PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization).

    • 20 logged dives to start the program.

    • Minimum Number of Logged Dives: 60 for certification as PADI Divemaster

You’re Responsibilities:

    • PADI Divemaster Manual

    • Recreational Dive Planner (RDP) – all three versions (Table, Wheel and eRDP including associated Instructions for Use booklets)

    • The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving

    • Diving Knowledge Workbook

    • Divemaster Slates

    • PADI Divemaster Video

    • Instructor Guides for the programs that may be conducted by PADI Divemaster.  You may purchase these guides from your PADI Dive Center/Resort

    • Provide scuba mask, fins, and snorkel and dive boots.

    • Provide or rent BCD, wet-suit, regulator, octopus, compass and gauges.

    • Provide or Purchase a hood and gloves for Divemaster Diver dives if necessary.

    • Prior to class read all of the course materials and complete all knowledge reviews.

    • Provide entry fee for dive sites and any air fills.

    • Bring your Open Water Certification card or most recent certification card and log book to the dive site.

Course Includes:

    • Personalized instruction by a certified PADI Instructor.

    • Weights and tanks at no additional cost.

    • PADI Certification card upon successful completion of coursework and open water exercises.

    • For your safety, all Amber Waves dive instructors are certified PADI professionals, with current training in CPR and First Aid

Minimum Age: 18

Cost:

Course Fee - $500, Crew Pack - $327.00, and Video - $39.00

 

Forms - Download & Fill Out

You can fill out your liability release paperwork online with Amber Waves! Below are the forms you will need to complete, in .pdf format, before your certification. Print these off, fill them out and bring them in to eliminate the time spent in the store filling out paperwork!

Equipment Rental & Liability Release

Safe Diving Practices Statement of Understanding

Medical Statement Form

Liability Release and Assumption of Risk Agreement

Adventures/Specialty Diver Programs Release & Risk Agreement

Certified Diver Experience Programs Release & Risk Agreement

NITROX Release & Risk Agreement