Dive Master | IANTD
This Program is designed to provide responsible training for those persons wishing to supervise IANTD divers. These include IANTD Open Water Diver, IANTD EANx Diver, IANTD Advanced EANx Diver, and IANTD Deep Diver.
Dive Masters may teach, Snorkel Skin Diver. Dive Masters who fulfill the Free Diver Program Content may teach the IANTD OW Free Diver course.
IANTD Dive Masters may supervise, escort and assist in all IANTD Open Water SCUBA Diver Programs but cannot conduct SCUBA training exercises unless under the direction of a qualified IANTD Advanced EANx Instructor.
IANTD Dive Masters are qualified to plan and execute emergency procedures appropriate for the diving activity and environment.
Upon completion of the program, Dive Masters may conduct any specialized scuba diving activities for which they have received appropriate training.
Must be qualified as an IANTD Advanced EANx Diver, First Aid to include CPR,
Oxygen Provider and IANTD Rescue or equivalent. If an equivalent certification is accepted, CPR and Oxygen Provider must be current within the last two (2) years.
Must provide proof of a minimum of 60 logged dives.
Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
IANTD Dive Master theory
Minimum of 175 minutes of bottom time assisting with IANTD standard dives or classes under the supervision of an IANTD Instructor.
Must complete the academic sessions utilizing the IANTD Dive Master Manual, review the IANTD Standards and Procedures complete knowledge reviews and pass the IANTD Dive Master exam with a minimum score of 80%.
Complete an Emergency Assistance Plan and Risk Analysis for a scenario to be assigned by the Instructor.
Demonstrate all Open Water Diver practical skills in a manner showing the highest level of mastery and competence.
Be able to demonstrate competence in all scuba skills, and ability to cope with the most demanding operational factors of the region.
Demonstrate mastery of the techniques involved in planning and executing dives.