Divemaster Class

Professional Courses


PADI Divemaster Course

Looking for the first step in working with scuba as a career? Your adventure into the professional levels of recreational scuba diving begins with the PADI Divemaster program. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, in this program you expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills to the professional level. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers. PADI Divemaster is the prerequisite certification for both the PADI Assistant Instructor and PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor certifications.

What You Will Learn

During the PADI Divemaster program, you learn dive leadership skills through both classroom and independent study. You complete water skills and stamina exercises, as well as training exercises that stretch your ability to organize and solve problems as well as help others improve their scuba. You put this knowledge into action through a structured internship or series of practical training exercises.

Cost $400.00 plus $280.00 for books

PADI Fees: Divemaster Application Fees $99.00 Annual Membership Dues: $134.50

Assistant Instrucror

PADI Assistant Instructor course

As a PADI Assistant Instructor, you not only gain additional experience as a PADI Professional scuba diver, but you also start learning the PADI System of diver education. You can act as an instructional scuba assistant and assume limited teaching responsibilities. It’s a great way to gain experience in order to become a scuba instructor.

The PADI Assistant Instructor course is the first portion of the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) and when followed by the Open Water Scuba Instructor course (OWSI) and successful performance at the Instructor Examination (IE), leads to certification as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor.

What You Will Learn

You build upon your abilities to organize and supervise scuba diving activities, while concentrating on developing teaching skills. You learn through:

Knowledge development through self-study, quizzes, lectures and presentations Confined water skill review and assessment, workshops and presentations Open water workshops, rescue assessment and candidate presentations

In addition to the responsibilities and duties you already have as a PADI Divemaster, as a PADI Assistant Instructor you can:

Teach academic presentations under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor During confined water dives, present initial skills training under the direct supervision of a PADI Instructo Evaluate Open Water Diver surface skills under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor Teach and certify PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty Divers under the direction of a PADI Instructor Teach Project AWARE Specialty courses Teach the AWARE Coral Reef Conservation specialty course Conduct PADI Discover Scuba Diving experiences in a pool or confined water Conduct PADI Seal Team AquaMissions Teach PADI Digital Underwater Photographer specialty courses under the direction of a PADI Instructor after earning the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Instructor rating

Cost $350.00 plus $275.00 for the Guide to Teaching Manual, if you are a current PADI Divemaster you will already have some of the required books. Contact us for a list of your books and we will give you a price for the any additional books or slates you need.

PADI Fees: Assistant Instructor Application Fees $63.00 Annual Membership Dues: $115.50