The PADI Divemaster course is your first step towards becoming a dive professional.

The course is a combination of increasing your dive theory, improving your dive skills and gaining some real world experience, by assisting on courses and guiding newer divers. 

If you are a people person and want to share a passion of diving with others, then this is the course for you.


  • be a Rescue Diver with a current First Aid certificate and dive medical
  • be 18 yrs of age or older
  • have a minimum of 40 logged dives, 60 dives are needed for completion of course

Our scheduled courses run part time over 12 weeks, but can be completed quicker if required.

Contact us for our next course start date.

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Important Info

Summary info about the 'Divemaster' course:

Prerequisite Certification:

  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water
  • Rescue Diver
  • Enhanced First Response (EFR)
  • Proof of 40 logged open water dives
  • Proof of 60 logged open water dives required for completion
  • Current dive medical (Signed off by a doctor within the last 12 months)

Minimum Age:




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