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Become a PADI Professional!
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.
During the PADI Divemaster program, you learn dive leadership skills through both classroom and independent study. You complete water skills and stamina exercises, as well as training exercises that stretch your ability to organize and solve problems as well as help others improve their scuba. You put this knowledge into action through a structured internship or series of practical training exercises.
As you progress through your Divemaster course, you'll expand your diving knowledge, hone your skills and increase your confidence. Then, as a PADI Divemaster, you'll use these attributes to lead, mentor and motivate other divers and experience the joy of seeing them transformed by the majesty of the aquatic realm.
The prerequisites for this course are:
The PADI Divemaster crewpak includes everything you'll need to start the PADI Divemaster program. The complete set of materials includes:
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Most Divemaster Classes require two to three months to complete, but if a Divemaster Candidate commits to a full-time effort, the class can be completed in as little as two or three weeks.
After becoming certified as a PADI Divemaster you will be authorized to:
At a glance, compare what you can teach when you continue your professional diver education.
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The Divemaster Course is very flexible. The below schedule reflects a typical class approach:
This is the very first thing we do after you sign up for the course. There is a presentation on the Roles and Characteristics of a Divemaster, we make sure all paperwork is filled out and all the prerequisites are met.
This is the section that covers all the work you will do in the Divemaster Manual. You should plan on 4 evenings or 2 full days. You can also do the Divemaster Online Program.
This a series of in water exercises that are accomplished over several pool sessions.
There are several workshops that prepare you to work as a PADI professional. In addition to the workshops, you will work directly with students under the guidance of an instructor to further you ability to safely lead divers.
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