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Abyss Scuba Diving

Becoming A Part-time Divemaster

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Becoming a Part-time Divemaster

Do you love diving? Do you want to make your diving even more challenging and rewarding? If so, becoming a divemaster may be the perfect option for you.

A lot of people who become divemaster’s do it as a career, but we also have a lot of part-time divemaster’s. These are people who have full-time jobs but want to extend the fun and satisfaction they get from diving. They may also want to offset the costs of diving by becoming divemaster’s.
Becoming a divemaster is a wonderful way to increase the challenge of diving and at the same time, get paid for doing something you love.

Becoming a part-time divemaster can help you supplement your income, keep you up to date with the latest and greatest scuba toys, and let you enjoy dive travel, both local and around the world.

What is a Divemaster?

Divemaster’s share your love of scuba diving by overseeing scuba diving activities such as acting as a dive guide and assisting with scuba classes. Divemaster’s are an important part of the diving community and play a critical role in the safety of divers.

Prerequisites & Requirements to Become a Divemaster

To start your PADI divemaster program, you must be at least 18 years old, a Rescue Diver, have logged forty dives, CPR and First Aid certification within the past two years, and a medical clearance to dive.

What’s Involved in a Divemaster Course

The time commitment is approximately 50 hours, with Abyss Scuba Diving offering both full-time and weekend-only options.

You will learn dive leadership skills through both classroom and independent study during this time. You will 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 diving abilities. You’ll put this knowledge into action through a structured series of real-life dive sessions and a series of practical training exercises.

The Possibilities are Endless as a Divemaster

Feeling a sense of accomplishment, self-confidence, and success after completing your PADI Divemaster course is definitely well-deserved. As a PADI Divemaster, you'll have the skillset to map dive sites, conduct dive briefings, and safely guide divers as you explore the underwater world.

If you're looking to put your Divemaster certification to good use and make some extra money on the side, consider working as a part-time Divemaster at a local PADI Dive Centre. You'll be able to conduct activities such as PADI ReActivate, PADI Discover Local Diving, and PADI Skin Diver, as well as guide certified divers around local dive sites.

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