PADI Divemaster

Be a leader who mentors and motivates others. Gain dive knowledge, supervision abilities, and become a role model to divers around the world.

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

The PADI Dive master 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.

What the Course Entails

The PADI Dive master course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, water skills 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:

Course Pre-requisites

PADI Rescue Divers who are at least 18 years old may enrol in the PADI Dive master course. You also need to have:

Course Flow

As a PADI Dive master, 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 Dive masters are respected dive professionals who are aligned with the largest and most respected dive organization in the world - PADI.

How Can I Get Started?

Sign up for Dive Master Online - PADI’s eLearning option - to start now. You can work through eight knowledge development sections using a web-based system that lets you learn at your own pace. You also have access to an online version of the Dive master Manual for reference during and after the course. Another option is to study by reading the Dive master Manual and watching the Dive master Video (a book and DVD package). Visit your local PADI Dive Centre or Resort to enrol in the course and get your Dive master Crew-Pak, which also includes other reference materials - like the PADI Instructor Manual and The Encyclopaedia of Recreational Diving - which you’ll need during the course.

What is the next adventure?

Now you are a PADI Divemaster, the next option for you is to become a full PADI Instructor

Holidays featuring this Course

Solo Divers

Divi Flamingo Beach Resort & Casino

Bonaire, Bonaire

The Divi Flamingo Beach Resort & Casino is ideally located along the west coast of Bonaire with fantastic diving. This bustling resort is great for families, couples and divers alike!

  • 126 oceanfront and garden rooms
  • Located close to restaurants and bars
  • Pool/Spa/Baby Sitting/Casino/Gym
  • Dive centre on-site
  • Room only basis
  • Great for divers and families

Solo Divers

Club Paradise

Philippines, Palawan & Tubbataha

Club Paradise is set on the beautiful Dimakya Island amidst sparkling turquoise waters filled with delights such as dugongs, green turtles and the Japanese freighter Kyokuzan Maru wreck.

  • Private island resort
  • Explore the island on foot
  • Great house reef diving
  • Dive with dugongs
  • Choice of BB or HB basis
  • Dive centre on-site

Solo Divers

El Rio Y Mar

Philippines, Palawan & Tubbataha

The beautiful and intimate resort, El Rio Y Mar is located on a picture perfect white sandy beach surrounded by crystal clear blue waters filled with an abundance of marine life! Perfection!

  • Romantic resort location for couples
  • Just 15 cabana style bungalows
  • A’la carte restaurant menu
  • Choice of BB and HB basis
  • Very quiet location on private beach
  • First Class Service/Spa/Infinity Pool

Solo Divers

Osprey Beach Hotel

Turks & Caicos, Grand Turk

The Osprey Beach Hotel is an informal beachfront hotel adjacent to beach, 5 minutes walk to town and about 10 minutes from Grand Turk Airport.

  • 27 rooms right on the beachfront
  • Room only board basis
  • Cocktail bar adjacent to the beach
  • Diving with local dive centre
  • Pool/Bar/Restaurant/WIFI
  • Great for couples, families & groups

Solo Divers

Palau Pacific Resort

Micronesia, Palau

The Palau Pacific Resort is located on a pristine white sand private beach on the island of Koror just 30 minutes drive from Palau international airport.

  • Beautiful private sandy beach
  • 128 guest rooms and 32 suites
  • Dive centre on-site
  • Great for all types of diver
  • Pool/Jacuzzi/Spa/Gym/Internet/Bar
  • BB and HB board available

Solo Divers

Atlantis Puerto Galera Resort

Philippines, Mindoro & Anilao

The Atlantis Puerto Galera Resort is located in the heart of the Coral Triangle with spectacular scenery above and below the water. This idyllic resort has to be on every divers bucket list!

  • Boutique beach resort
  • 40 rooms and suites
  • Local nightlife
  • 5* PADI CDC dive centre on-site
  • Pool/Bar/Internet/Spa/Camera Room
  • Beachfront cocktail bar

Solo Divers

Kuredu Island Resort

Maldives, Northern Region

The Kuredu Island Resort is a large, lively, fun and cosmopolitan resort located in Lhaviyani Atoll offering excitement in all areas with the beautiful blue sea rich in abundant exotic marine life.

  • Located on Lhaviyani Atoll
  • 383 bungalows and villas
  • Vibrant cosmopolitan resort
  • Choice of 7 restaurants
  • Pro Divers on-site
  • Reef sharks, turtles & mantas

Solo Divers

Sangat Island Dive Resort

Philippines, Palawan & Tubbataha

Sangat Island Dive Resort is one of the Philippines best kept secrets with an abundance of colourful fish life and eleven WWII wrecks close by, it is a heaven on earth for every scuba diving enthusias

  • Close to 11 WWII wrecks
  • Tropical island resort
  • 300 metre private beach
  • 300 metre private beach
  • Hot springs close by
  • Secluded location

Solo Divers

Bandos Island Resort & Spa

Maldives, Male Atoll

This luxurious and stunning tropical island resort voted as “The Island of Hospitality” will welcome you with smiles and sunshine whilst ensuring all your needs are catered for.

  • Located on North Male Atoll
  • On-site PADI dive centre
  • Private Island Resort
  • Sunset dolphin cruise & spa
  • House reef diving available
  • Kids club available

Solo Divers

Magic Oceans Dive Resort

Philippines, The Visayas

Opening in July 2015, the Magic Oceans Dive Resort is located on the east coast of the fantastic green and quiet island of Bohol in the Visayas region boosting one of the most amazing house reefs.

  • Opens in July 2015
  • 16 spacious bungalows
  • Mangrove & muck diving spots
  • Located on Bohol Island
  • Fabulous house reef
  • Away from busy tourist areas