PADI DIVEMASTER COURSE
Prices from € 700
Certification fee not included
PADI Divemaster manual not included
Why not enroll in the PADI Divemaster Course and do what you love to do as a career? The Divemaster Course is PADI’s first professional level and, once qualified, you will be able to work as a training assistant as well as supervise certified divers during fun dives. In addition you will be able to conduct some PADI programs independently.
Under the watchful eye of one of our experienced Nesima Dive Centre instructors you will develop your dive leadership skills and learn how to supervise diving activities. You will do all this whilst enjoying many of the beautiful dive sites in Dahab.
The PADI Divemaster Course is divided into three modules:
Swimming Ability and Diving Skills
You will be assessed on the following in-water skills:
- Timed swim test
- Tired diver tow for a set distance
- Tread water for 15 minutes
- Rescue skills to establish your ability to deal with stress induced problems
- Perfecting your dive skills
You must obtain an overall minimum score to pass the course. Although you will spend time with your instructor practicing your skills we recommend that, if possible, you practice your dive skills before you arrive.
During the course you will cover various topics both in the classroom and through independent study. Subjects covered include the supervision of students in water, diving physics, physiology, equipment and the recreational dive planner. Each subject has a multiple choice exams when you must achieve a minimum score.
Alternatively you can register with PADI eLearning and do all the theory on-line before you arrive.
During the course you will participate in several confined and open water training sessions as well as assist in a further education courses. You will also shadow a qualified diving instructor or Divemaster and learn how to guide and supervise divers in the water. The objective is to develop your awareness of typical student problems and to learn how to supervise and control divers.
Duration & Prerequisites
- 2, 3 or 4 week course
- PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, EFR & Rescue or equivalents
- Minimum age 18 years
- Proof of 40 logged dives to begin the course and 60 logged dives for certification
It is mandatory for all Divemaster students to have a full medical with a doctor prior to beginning the course and all student divers must complete the PADI Divers Medical Questionnaire and Medical Statement prior to starting any course. If a student has any of the medical conditions that are listed then signed clearance from a doctor experienced in diving medicine must be provided on check-in. This can also be arranged locally with the doctors at the hyperbaric chamber in Dahab.