PADI Divemaster



Become a PADI Divemaster

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.


What do you need to start?

To take this course, you must be:

A PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent
A PADI Rescue Diver or equivalent
An Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care course completion (or equivalent) within the past 24 month
Have at least 40 dives to begin the course and 60 for certification
At least 18 years old
Have a medical form signed by your physician within the last 12 months


What will you do during your Divemaster course?

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 to improve their scuba skills.

You put this knowledge into action through a structured internship or series of practical training exercises.

What can you do after the Divemaster course?

After becoming certified as a PADI Divemaster you will be authorized to:

Supervise both training and non-training-related activities by planning, organizing and directing dives
Assist a PADI instructor during the training sessions for any PADI Diver course
Conduct the PADI Skin Diver course and PADI Discover Snorkeling program
Conduct the PADI Discover Local Diving experience
Conduct the PADI Scuba Review program
If qualified as a Discover Scuba Diving Leader, independently conduct the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program.
Independently guide Open Water Diver course students on the tour portion of Open Water Diver course
Accompany Open Water Diver students under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor during:
  - surface swims to and from the entry/exit point and during navigational exercises
  - when the instructor conducts a skill, such as an ascent or descent, a Divemaster can remain with other
  student divers (with an individual student or buddy team)
Accompany student divers during Adventure Dives or Specialty training dives under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor.
Conduct subsequent dives under an instructor’s indirect supervision for Discover Scuba Diving participants after participants have satisfactorily completed the first dive with a PADI Instructor.


How long does it take and how much does it cost ?

Age: from 18 years old
Duration: 4 - 6 weeks

699 €

If you wish, you can now go ahead and book your course online. By clicking on the “Book online” button you will leave our website and will be transferred to our secure booking option.


  Please note: Professional level course prices do not include any rental of diving equipment, any PADI materials or PADI fees. They include transportation to and from the dive sites in one of our air-conditioned mini-buses and/ or boat.
  Extras: PADI educational materials and diving equipment can be purchased from the Happy Divers shop. Special equipment hire packages available for the duration of the programs.


PADI Divemaster


Do you have a deep and abiding passion for diving? Or, do you merely love it with all of your heart? If so, you should consider doing what you love for a living: become a PADI Divemaster.

When you Join the Tribe™ by becoming a PADI Divemaster, you align yourself with the largest and most respected dive tribe in the world - that of PADI Professionals. These are PADI Divemasters and Instructors sharing a passion for diving and an active concern for the health of the world’s underwater habitats.




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