Koh Mak Divers Dive School on beutiful Koh Mak Island

PADI Divemaster

Divemasters Wanted! Join the Tribe!

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.

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 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.

As you progress through your Divemaster course, you’ll expand your diving knowledge, hone you skills and
increase your confidence. Then, as a PADI Divemaster, you’ll use these attributes to lead, mentor and motivate
other divers and experience the joy of seeing them transformed by the majesty of the the acquatic realm.

What you can teach

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.
  • Earn the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Instructor rating to be able to teach the
       PADI Digital Underwater Photographer specialty.
  • Independently guide Open Water Diver course students on the tour portion of Open Water Diver course
       Training Dives 2, 3 and 4 at a ratio of two student divers per certified divemaster.
  • 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 the PADI Seal Team Skin Diver Specialist AquaMission
  • 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.
  • Teach Emergency First Response courses after successfully completing an Emergency First Response Instructor course.

Prerequisites

To take this course, you must be:

  • 18 years old
  • A PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
  • A PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
  • An Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (or qualifying first aid and CPR training from another organization)
       course completion within the past 24 months.
  • Have at least 40 dives to begin the course and 60 for certification
  • Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement (PDF) signed by a physician within the last 12 months.

Price: 30.000 baht or let's talk! - Course duration minimum 1 Month