PADI Divemaster

Let Our Master Instructors Mentor Your Divemaster Course

The Abyss PADI Divemaster course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, water-skills exercises and workshops, and hands-on practical assessment, while under the mentorship of our master instructors, you develop the skills to organize and direct a variety of scuba diving activities.

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.

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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 will expand your diving knowledge, hone your 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 aquatic realm.


What You Can Do

After becoming certified as a PADI Divemaster you will be authorised 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 Snorkelling 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 speciality.
  • 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:

Course duration

  • Full Time: 14 days (10 days' training and 4 for study and remedial work).
  • Part Time: 5 weekends spread over up to 8 weeks (the first 2 core weekends are fixed)

 

Deposit

 It is possible to pay off the PADI Divemaster between now and the beginning of your Divemaster Course. For a $500 non-refundable deposit you will receive your PADI divemaster elearning, and also hold your position so you can choose your date when you are ready to start your practical training.

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PADI Divemaster Courses

  Start Date Course Type   Price    
16 Jul 2022 DIVEMASTER - Full Time AU$ 1495.00

Dive Site Readiness
Sat 16 Jul 2022
09:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Dive Skill Development
Sun 17 Jul 2022
12:00 PM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assements
Mon 18 Jul 2022
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D2
Tue 19 Jul 2022
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D3
Fri 22 Jul 2022
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assesent D4
Sat 23 Jul 2022
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D5
Sun 24 Jul 2022
09:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Skills Assesment
Mon 25 Jul 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Map Preparation
Tue 26 Jul 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Exam
Wed 27 Jul 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes

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16 Jul 2022 DIVEMASTER - Part Time AU$ 1395.00

Dive Site Readiness
Sat 16 Jul 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Dive Skill Development
Sun 17 Jul 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Skill Assement
Sat 23 Jul 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Map Preperation
Sun 24 Jul 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Exam
Sun 31 Jul 2022
10:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes

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27 Aug 2022 DIVEMASTER - Full Time AU$ 1495.00

Dive Site Readiness
Sat 27 Aug 2022
09:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Dive Skill Development
Sun 28 Aug 2022
12:00 PM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assements
Mon 29 Aug 2022
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D2
Tue 30 Aug 2022
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D3
Fri 02 Sep 2022
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assesent D4
Sat 03 Sep 2022
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D5
Sun 04 Sep 2022
09:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Skills Assesment
Mon 05 Sep 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Map Preparation
Tue 06 Sep 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Exam
Wed 07 Sep 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes

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27 Aug 2022 DIVEMASTER - Part Time AU$ 1395.00

Dive Site Readiness
Sat 27 Aug 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Dive Skill Development
Sun 28 Aug 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Skill Assement
Sat 03 Sep 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Map Preperation
Sun 04 Sep 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Exam
Sun 11 Sep 2022
10:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes

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22 Oct 2022 DIVEMASTER - Full Time AU$ 1495.00

Dive Site Readiness
Sat 22 Oct 2022
09:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Dive Skill Development
Sun 23 Oct 2022
12:00 PM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assements
Mon 24 Oct 2022
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D2
Tue 25 Oct 2022
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D3
Fri 28 Oct 2022
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assesent D4
Sat 29 Oct 2022
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D5
Sun 30 Oct 2022
09:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Skills Assesment
Mon 31 Oct 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Map Preparation
Tue 01 Nov 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Exam
Wed 02 Nov 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes

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22 Oct 2022 DIVEMASTER - Part Time AU$ 1395.00

Dive Site Readiness
Sat 22 Oct 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Dive Skill Development
Sun 23 Oct 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Skill Assement
Sat 29 Oct 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Map Preperation
Sun 30 Oct 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Exam
Sun 06 Nov 2022
10:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes

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10 Dec 2022 DIVEMASTER - Full Time AU$ 1495.00

Dive Site Readiness
Sat 10 Dec 2022
09:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Dive Skill Development
Sun 11 Dec 2022
12:00 PM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assements
Mon 12 Dec 2022
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D2
Tue 13 Dec 2022
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D3
Fri 16 Dec 2022
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assesent D4
Sat 17 Dec 2022
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D5
Sun 18 Dec 2022
09:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Skills Assesment
Mon 19 Dec 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Map Preparation
Tue 20 Dec 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Exam
Wed 21 Dec 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes

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10 Dec 2022 DIVEMASTER - Part Time AU$ 1395.00

Dive Site Readiness
Sat 10 Dec 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Dive Skill Development
Sun 11 Dec 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Skill Assement
Sat 17 Dec 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Map Preperation
Sun 18 Dec 2022
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Exam
Sun 25 Dec 2022
10:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes

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