PADI DIVEMASTER: The next step in your diving career

Description

Share your passion for scuba diving by becoming a PADI Divemaster. As a divemaster you'll supervise scuba diving activities and assist with scuba classes. PADI Divemaster is the first step in your diving career. The PADI Divemaster course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, waterskills exercises and workshops, and hands-on practical assessment, you develop the skills to organize and direct a variety of scuba diving activities. Topics and practical workshops include:
  • The role and characteristics of the PADI Divemaster
  • Supervising dive activities and assisting with student divers
  • Diver safety and risk management
  • Divemaster conducted programs and specialized skills
  • Business of diving and your career
  • Awareness of the dive environment
  • Dive setup and management
  • Mapping an open water site
  • Conducting dive briefings
  • Organizing a search and recovery project and a deep dive
  • Conducting a scuba review and skin diver course
  • Assisting with Discover Scuba Diving and leading Discover Local Diving programs
1. Go through Padi application and requirements
2. Go through slates
3.  Complete all water skills
4  Begin Knowledge reviews
5. Mapping project
6. Rescue diver/ emergency action plan.
7. 24 Skills demonstration
8. Site management and briefing
9. Knots, searce patterns, lift bag
10. Scuba review
11. Deep dive preparation
12. Deep dive
13. Briefing
14. DSD Confined
15. DSD Open water
16. Discover local diving
17. Compressor
18. open water in confined
19. open water divers
20. Complete dive briefing
21. lead dive
22. Exam

Prerequisites & Requirements

Age Requirement
18 years or older
 
Course Prerequisites
Rescue Diver, 40 logged dives, CPR and First Aid certification within 24 months, medical clearance to dive
 
Time Commitment
Approximately 50 hours
 
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Equipment

As a dive professional, you'll want to have all your basic scuba equipment, including a dive computer, a dive knife, and at least two surface signaling devices. During practical skills exercises, like underwater mapping and search and recovery, you'll use a compass, floats, marker buoys, lift bags and slates. Your PADI Instructor may suggest additional gear that will be useful throughout your diving career.

R23 000

ONLINE BOOKING ENQUIRY

For bookings contact:

Vinayak Maharaj
1 King Shaka Avenue,
uSkaka Marine World, Durban, South Africa
Phone: +27 31 332 1153 | Cell: +27 82 469 4699