PADI Divemaster course
All members of PADI have a certificate which makes it possible to work as a professional in the diving industry. The first level is PADI Divemaster.
The PADI Divemaster course will get you to the first leadership level in the PADI professional system.
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.
Requirements for PADI Divemaster
- You must be, minimum age of 18 years.
- Certified as PADI Advanced diver, PADI Rescue diver or equivalent.
- Emergency first response or First aid and CPR certification not older than 24 months.
- A medical statement not older than 12 months, stamped and signed by a doctor that declare that you are fit for diving.
- To start with the course you need a minimum of 40 logged dives and for certification 60.
PADI Divemaster program
The PADI Divemaster course has three components:
- Theory sessions
- Skills training
- Practical training
The theory sessions are made by classroom and independent study, some of this sessions will be finished with an exam.
In the skill training we will look, develop and exam your stamina, water and rescue skills and we will bring your diving skills on demonstration level with emphasis on neutral buoyancy and horizontal trim.
During the practical training you will put your knowledge into action through a structured internship or series of practical training exercises. You will also make independently a mapping project.
How long will it take?
We offer the PADI Divemaster training as a 4 week course or you can apply for our second to none Divemaster Internship program.
Committed to excellence
To maintain high standards for the Divemaster training, we have made it mandatory to undertake the Xtend on TB Trim and Buoyancy training as part of the Divemaster course with us.
This course is not given in PADI standard for Divemaster and will increase the time for qualification by two days, but it will significantly enhance your skills as a diver and future Divemaster. Total duration for the Xtend on Trim and Buoyancy is 3 days and includes 5 dives. For the Xtend on TB we give 20% off the normal course price.
It is also mandatory during our Divemaster training that you have the follow dive equipment:
- Spool, SMB and whistle.
- Cargo pant.
- Line cutter or small knife (possibility to rent).
- Dive Computer (possibility to rent).
What does the PADI Divemaster cost?
€ 699 Included Taxes and:
- Free transport from dive center to the dive site
- Theory sessions and examinations
- Skills and practical training
- Temporary use of course materials
- Scubapro dive equipment rental
- Cylinder refills during the course
In extra you need to pay for the Divemaster application fee and PADI Divemaster crewpack, it includes:
- Divemaster manual
- Instructor manual
- The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving
- Divemaster slates
If you don’t have the RDP and eRDPML you need also this, contact us for the actual prices for crewpack and RDP – eRDPML.
In short, not included in the course price are the Xtend on Trim and Buoyancy training, mandatory dive equipment, Divemaster crewpack, your flight, transport, accommodation and living expenses.
With the PADI Divemaster eLearning option you already complete online all the theory at home, this lets you move through the program efficiently and at your own pace.
Prior to certification as a PADI Divemaster, you will need to successfully complete several practical assessments, workshops and other assignments with one of our PADI Instructors at Aquarius dive center.
You will also need to complete the Divemaster final exam as well as meet the professionalism criteria.
All the dives will be done in the crystal clear and warm waters around Tenerife.
Not included in the eLearning price are the Divemaster application fee and PADI material cost.
To sign-in for Divemaster eLearning click on the “start today” button.