Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you'll expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills as you become a dive professional.
PADI Dive master training develops your leadership abilities by training you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers.
What can PADI Dive masters do?
The Dive master Course is done in three segments:
- Work at local dive centers, on live-aboard dive boats, yachts and at exotic resort locations
- Assist PADI Instructors with students
- Lead PADI Scuba Divers on guided dive tours
- Teach and certify PADI Skin Divers
- Teach PADI Discover Snorkeling programs
- Conduct PADI Scuba Review programs for certified divers
- Lead certified divers on Discover Local Diving experiences
- Teach Emergency First Response programs after successful completion of an Emergency First Response Instructor course.
1) Watermanship and Skills Assessment
This segment involves a 400-yard Swim, 15 Minute Tread, and 800-yard Snorkel Swim, General Diving Skills and Skill Circuit, Problem Solving, and Diver-Rescue Skills
2) Knowledge Development
This segment involves academics in Dive Planning, Dive Management and Control, Supervising Students in Training, Physics, Physiology, Equipment, Skills and Environment, and the Recreational Dive Planner and Wheel.
An exam is given for each of these topics.
3) Practical Application
This segment involves Underwater Mapping, Pool-Skills Overview and Practice, the Role of the Dive master in Confined and Open-Water Training, and the Role of the Dive master in Non training Activities.
During the Dive master Course you will be involved in ongoing courses
to get the feel of what it is like to supervise students. Sign up for
the Dive master Course, become a PADI Professional, and maybe even start
a new career in the Diving Industry.