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Go Professional BE A PADI DIVEMASTER

You love scuba diving? You want to share your passion for diving with others on a whole new level? Then take to that next level and become a PADI Divemaster and do what you love to do as a career. PADI Divemasters are leaders who mentor and motivate others. You will experience the joy of seeing and mentoring others enjoying diving and having as much fun as you do.

WHAT IS A PADI DIVEMASTER?

PADI Divemasters are respected dive professionals. The PADI Divemaster course is the first level of professional training. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you’ll fine-tune your dive skills such as perfecting the effortless hover, refining your rescue skills so you anticipate and easily solve common problems. You’ll gain dive knowledge, management and supervision abilities so you become a role model to divers everywhere. As a PADI Divemaster, you’ll lead others as you supervise scuba diving activities and assist a PADI Instructor with diver training. Whether you want to work at a faraway dive destination or close to home at a local Dive Center, the adventure of a lifetime awaits you.

WHAT will i learn?

The PADI Divemaster is a leader who takes charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, water skills exercises and workshops with hands-on practical assessments 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 Your instructor may also offer the PADI Deep Diver and Search and Recovery Diver specialty diver courses along with your divemaster training to help you meet all requirements and to broaden your abilities.

WHAT are the Requirements?

Candidates need to be PADI Rescue Diver or equivalent certification, and who are at least 18 years old may enroll in the PADI Divemaster course. You also need to have: Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months. A medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months. At least 40 logged dives to begin the course and 60 dives to earn certification.

what equipment will You Use?

A key component of the program is the PADI Divemaster Crew-Pak. This extensive Crew-Pak contains the materials needed to not only complete the PADI Divemaster course, but will be required for the PADI Instructor courses. As a dive professional, you’ll want to have all your basic scuba equipment, including a dive computer, a dive knife, flashlights, lift bag and at least two surface signaling devices. During practical skills exercises, you will be using your compass, floats, marker buoys, lift bags and slates. Your PADI Instructor may suggest additional gear that will be useful throughout your diving career.

what steps are next ?

 Due to the intensity of the PADI Divemaster program candidates are strongly recommended to meet with one of The Dive Place PADI Instructors and discuss equipment, academic materials and dive requirements for the course. You will pick up your PADI Divemaster Crew-Pak which also includes other reference materials – like the PADI Instructor Manual and The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving – that you’ll need during the course. To begin you take the Divemaster Online – PADI’s eLearning option. You will work through eight knowledge development sections using a web-based system that lets you learn at your own pace. If you have not already done so, it is highly recommended that candidates take the Dive Theory Online, another PADI eLearning® program, that takes you step-by-step through dive physics, physiology, skills, equipment and environment, plus a Recreational Dive Planner (RDP) review. By successfully completing Dive Theory Online, you can get credit for half of the Divemaster Final Exam. Your PADI Instructor can explain how this works when you meet to schedule knowledge review sessions along with your waterskills exercises, workshops and practical assessments. Upon completion of your academics we will begin knowledge reviews and hands on practical in-water assessments.

ok i am ready to start!

Though the PADI Divemaster program is intense and thorough, our PADI Instructors are here to help you through the process. To guide you through helpful feedback, coaching to make sure you are comfortable, and well prepared for the role of a PADI Divemaster. The PADI Professional courses are an investment of not only finance but time. Not everyone has the ability or desire to become a PADI Divemaster or professional, but if you do, we are here to help you. Come into The Dive Place and meet our Crew members over a coffee where we will discuss your career and help you move in the direction you want to go. Your decision is your future. We want you to be confident that you are in the best hands at this stage of your career. Would you still like to know more? Simply contact us to learn more about our other PADI professional courses. Let us show you The Dive Place difference!

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