The PADI Divemaster program is the beginning of your diving adventure as a professional diver. In close collaboration with a PADI instructor, this program expands your diving knowledge and refines your skills to a professional level.
During the PADI Divemaster training course, your leadership skills will be developed and you will learn to supervise diving activities and to support diving instructors in their work with student divers. During the PADI Divemaster program, you will learn leadership skills, both in the classroom and through self-study.
You will complete water skills and endurance exercises as well as training tasks that demand your organizational aptitude and problem-solving ability. These skills will then be put into practice during an internship or a series of training tasks.
Minimum number of dives entered in the logbook:
60 when the PADI Divemaster Rating is issued
12 topics from diving theory to assisting an instructor in working with student divers
- PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or an equivalent certification from another diving training organization)
- PADI Rescue Diver (or an equivalent certification from another diving training organization)
- Minimum 40 dives at the time of enrollment and 60 dives when the PADI Divemaster rating is issued.
- 18 years old
- PADI Divemaster Manual Recreational Dive Planner (RDP), or alternatively PADI Divemaster e-learning
– all two versions (table and eRDP with the corresponding instruction booklets)
- The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving Knowledge Workbook