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TEL: 340.773.3483

E-MAIL: info@sweetbottomdive.com

SECURE PAYMENT:

PADI Divemaster

Course

Join the elite club of PADI professional divemasters

Course Objective:

Are you a rescue diver with the passion for diving? Are you looking to learn more about the dive industry or want to work as a dive guide? This course is designed to take your dive skills to the next level, change your focus on your dive clients, and to take your passion and make it a career.

You will learn the necessary techniques, skills, and procedures to teach numerous courses and to guide dives. This course will tune your skills to near perfection as you will be demonstrating these skills for instructors and in refreshers. Your dive guiding skills will be developed to take even the most challenging client out for a dive and to give them an unforgivable experience. You will gain dive knowledge, management, and supervision abilities, so you become a role model to divers everywhere.

PADI Divemaster Course Students

Prerequisites: 

  • ​PADI Rescue Diver

  • 18 years of age

  • EFT Primary & Secondary Care Certified (within the last 2 years)

  • RSTC Medical Form signed by a doctor within the last year

  • 40 Logged Dives to start, 60 to finish

What is Involved?

  • ​Independent Study (eLearning or home study)

  • ​Knowledge Development Sessions (Classroom)

  • Waterskills Exercises (400 & 800 yard timed swims, 15 min tread,  underwater equipment exchange, & 100 yard timed tired diver tow)

  • Diver Rescue Assessment (learn how to properly care for an unconscience diver at the surface & pass a final assessment)

  • Dive Skills Workshop & Assessment (learn how to demonstrate all 20 scuba skills with near perfection & pass a final assessment)

  • Divemaster Conducted Workshops (learn how to teach skin diving, scuba refreshers, and how to assist in different scuba courses)

  • Practical Assessments

  • Emergency Action Plan Development

  • Map a Dive Site

Required Course Materials:

  • PADI Divemaster Crewpak or Divemaster eLearning with eLearning Crewpak

Required Equipment:

Most of our courses offer free rental gear, however at this level it is required that the divemaster candidate owns all of the necessary scuba equipment to work as a divemaster.

  • Fins, mask and snorkel

  • BCD

  • Regulator with octo and spg

  • Dive computer

  • Adequate exposure protection

  • One audible & one visual signaling device

  • Compass

  • Knife


How Many Students In The Course?

In this course the candidate will be placed under the supervision and guidance of their mentoring instructor. This doesn't mean that multiple students or candidates will be interacting together.


How Long Is The Course? 

This course is generally 10 - 21 days in length. The course can be completed in a shorter amount of time if the candidate can be made available for more hours per day and if they complete the eLearning.

*Course Times are estimated
 


NO HIDDEN FEES. We offer our students everything in One Easy Price. Signing up for the Divemaster or eLearning option will include EVERYTHING you need to get certified all you need is your own swim suit & dive gear

 

Cost:

Divemaster Course ------- $900

Looking to complete your classroom & knowledge development using a softcover book?

  • Schedule: 14 - 21 days with most days being over 5 hours each day

​​Includes: Course Materials, DVD, Additional Air Fills, Course Tuition
 

Divemaster eLearning Course -- $900
Looking to take the "Classroom" Section of this course online? This is the selection for you.

  • Schedule: 10 - 17 days with most days being over 5 hours each day

  • Includes: Course Materials, Additional Air Fills, Course Tuition, eLearning Course