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During this course you will gain experience in supervising diving activities and assisting with students in training, both in the pool and in open water, alongside our Instructors as well as improving your knowledge and skills to a Professional level..…. we believe in using and involving our Divemasters in all aspects of our training... not just loading and unloading the kit!!

Take advantage of the Eagle Ray Diving course offer and be one of the first students to enrol in the ‘new’ PADI Divemaster programme.
On the 1st July 2011 the new and improved PADI Divemaster course came into operation across all PADI schools and dive clubs. The new course has taken a step towards greater emphasis on skill development through new workshops and practical applications. The new course also includes a 50% increase with in-water training.

What can a PADI Divemaster do?

What do I need to start?

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver*;
PADI Rescue Diver*;
Medical clearance signed by a physician;
40 logged dives;
Current CPR first aid qualification (must be current with two years from date of certification).

* or qualifying certification from another training organisation

What will I do?

The PADI Divemaster programme is run over a minimum three month period, with a varying level of demand on your time. Your PADI Divemaster course will comprise of knowledge development work in the classroom, skill training sessions in the pool and open water whilst you also work within an existing training team in a hands on role. In addition to these scheduled parts of your programme, you will also need to complete several self study team projects and homework portions along the way.

The internship portion of your course will allow you to experience first hand the reality of training environments, where you will start to experience what can really happen in the real world of diver training! This is probably the most enjoyable and definitely the most rewarding part of the PADI Divemaster programme, it really does give you a great sense of achievement the first time you help someone complete that difficult skill or re-assure them when they are a little apprehensive and help them to overcome their obstacles. The specific dates of your course will be confirmed when you apply, with the modules are spread over a three month period.
There are of course additional components to your course such as the Five Practical Application Skills:

1. Dive site set-up and management
2. Mapping project
3. Dive briefing
4. Search and Recovery scenario*
5. Deep Dive scenario*

* A speciality diver certification in this area may fulfil this skill requirement at the instructor’s discretion.

What will I need?

When you register for the course you will be provided with a PADI Divemaster Crew-Pak, which contains the Manual, Divemaster slates and application forms. In addition to this you will also need the following:

Divemaster candidates must view the PADI Divemaster Video.

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You are expected to have all your own kit before you start any open water element of this course, but please come and see us if you require any kit.
The course fee is £325 excluding the PADI Application fee, the entrance fee to open water sites and any additional training material. Please ask a member of staff or send us an e-mail for further details.


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Whether you have set your sights on leaving the rat race behind and travelling the world in search of fun and adventure, working as you go in some of the world’s greatest dive sites or you are simply ready for the your next challenge. Your journey into leadership starts with the PADI Divemaster course.