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PADI Divemaster

The Divemaster rating is the first step in becoming a PADI professional. Whether you are looking for a Career Change, or looking to improve your skills, the Divemaster course will expand your capabilities and make you a better diver.

As a certified PADI Divemaster you can:

  • Conduct the PADI Skin Diver course and PADI Discover Snorkelling program
  • Conduct the PADI Discover Local Diving experience
  • Conduct the PADI Scuba Review program
  • Conduct the PADI Seal Team Skin Diver Specialist AquaMission
  • If qualified as a Discover Scuba Diving Leader, independently conduct the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program.
  • Conduct subsequent dives under an instructor's indirect supervision for Discover Scuba Diving participants after participants have satisfactorily completed the first dive with a PADI Instructor.
  • Earn the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Instructor rating to be able to teach the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer specialty.
  • Independently guide Open Water Diver course students on the tour portion of Open Water Diver course Training Dives 2, 3 and 4.

Accompany Open Water Diver students under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor during:

  1. Surface swims to and from the entry/exit point and during navigational exercises
  2. When the instructor conducts a skill, such as an ascent or descent, a Divemaster can remain with other student divers (with an individual student or buddy team)

Accompany student divers during Adventure Dives or Specialty training dives under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor.

Supervise both training and non-training-related activities by planning, organizing and directing dives.

Assist a PADI Instructor during the training sessions for any PADI Diver course.

Teach Emergency First Response courses after successfully completing an Emergency First Response Instructor course.

Course prerequisites:

  • 18 years old
  • A PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
  • A PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
  • An Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (or qualifying first aid and CPR training from another organization) course completion within the past 24 months.
  • Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement (PDF) signed by a physician within the last 12 months.
  • Have at least 40 dives to begin the course and 60 for certification.

What will you do on the Course?

During the PADI Divemaster Course, you learn dive leadership skills through both classroom and independent study. You complete water skills and stamina exercises, as well as workshops and exercises that expand your ability to organise and solve problems as well as providing help to others so they can improve their Scuba Diving. This training is carried out as either an internship or practical exercises.

Costs involved in the Course

PADI Divemaster – from 37,500 Baht

(If you do not have 40 logged dives don't worry, ask us about the Divemaster prep course)