PADI Divemaster

Deciding to GoPro in your diving career! Helping others enjoy the underwater world that you love

Who should try this?

Love scuba diving? Want to share it with others on a whole new level? Why not take the PADI Divemaster course and do what you love to do as a career? Scuba divers look up to Divemasters because they are leaders who mentor and motivate others. As a Divemaster, you not only get to spend a lot of time in the water, but also experience the joy of seeing others have as much fun diving as you do.



The PADI Divemaster course is your first level of professional training. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you’ll fine-tune your dive skills, like perfecting the effortless hover, and refine 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 with diver training. Whether you want to work at a faraway dive destination or close to home at a local dive shop, the adventure of a lifetime awaits you. PADI Divemasters are respected dive professionals who are aligned with the largest and most respected dive organization in the world – PADI.


What's involved?


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



Discounted rates on Speciality Diver certifications, are available with this course to help broaden your experience and abilities.






How do you sign up?

  • Download the Medical Statement and Questionnaire here
  • Fill out and return the Medical Questionnaire by email. If you believe you would answer 'YES' to any questions, please seek a medical professionals advice prior to diving
  • Contact us at to schedule your dive date.

Looking ahead...

Internship at Island Dive Centre

Part of being a DiveMaster is to understand and pre-empt every situation. The best way to learn to deal with a variety of situations is to have first hand experience.


Here at Island Dive Centre, we can offer you assistance and guidance through your first steps of being the best DiveMaster you can be.


Contact us to find out about how we can make a schedule to suit you and brush up on your skills to help build your confidence in the dive industry.