PADI Divemaster

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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:

  • Minimum 18 years old
  • A PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organisation)
  • A PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organisation)
  • An Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (or qualifying first aid and CPR training from another organisation) 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.

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)

Accomidation

Abyss Scuba Diving has accommodation for its dive professionals in training just a 10 min walk from the dive shop. It’s twin share accommodation with 2 bathrooms, full kitchen, living room, study area, and dining area. There is a spacious backyard, and back deck to hang out and study in. The accommodation is $499  ncludes light breakfast, (tea/coffee, cereal, bread, milk, etc), for the period of the full time DM program (14days).

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 you position so you can choose you date when you are ready to start your practical training.

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PADI Divemaster Course

  Start Date   Price    
03 Oct 2020 DIVEMASTER - Full Time AU$ 1295.00

Dive Site Readiness
Sat 03 Oct 2020
09:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Dive Skill Development
Sun 04 Oct 2020
12:00 PM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assements
Mon 05 Oct 2020
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D2
Tue 06 Oct 2020
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D3
Wed 07 Oct 2020
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assesent D4
Thu 08 Oct 2020
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D5
Fri 09 Oct 2020
09:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Skills Assesment
Sat 10 Oct 2020
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Map Preparation
Sun 11 Oct 2020
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Exam
Mon 12 Oct 2020
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes

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03 Oct 2020 DIVEMASTER - Part Time AU$ 1395.00

Dive Site Readiness
Sat 03 Oct 2020
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Dive Skill Development
Sun 04 Oct 2020
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Skill Assement
Sat 10 Oct 2020
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Map Preperation
Sun 11 Oct 2020
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Exam
Sun 18 Oct 2020
10:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes

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05 Dec 2020 DIVEMASTER - Full Time AU$ 1295.00

Dive Site Readiness
Sat 05 Dec 2020
09:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Dive Skill Development
Sun 06 Dec 2020
12:00 PM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assements
Mon 07 Dec 2020
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D2
Tue 08 Dec 2020
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D3
Wed 09 Dec 2020
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assesent D4
Thu 10 Dec 2020
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D5
Fri 11 Dec 2020
09:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Skills Assesment
Sat 12 Dec 2020
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Map Preparation
Sun 13 Dec 2020
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Exam
Mon 14 Dec 2020
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes

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05 Dec 2020 DIVEMASTER - Part Time AU$ 1395.00

Dive Site Readiness
Sat 05 Dec 2020
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Dive Skill Development
Sun 06 Dec 2020
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Skill Assement
Sat 12 Dec 2020
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Map Preperation
Sun 13 Dec 2020
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Exam
Sun 20 Dec 2020
10:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes

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02 Jan 2021 DIVEMASTER - Full Time AU$ 1295.00

Dive Site Readiness
Sat 16 Jan 2021
09:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Dive Skill Development
Sun 17 Jan 2021
12:00 PM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assements
Mon 18 Jan 2021
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D2
Tue 19 Jan 2021
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D3
Wed 20 Jan 2021
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assesent D4
Thu 21 Jan 2021
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D5
Fri 22 Jan 2021
09:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Skills Assesment
Sat 23 Jan 2021
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Map Preparation
Sun 24 Jan 2021
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Exam
Mon 25 Jan 2021
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes

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02 Jan 2021 DIVEMASTER - Part Time AU$ 1395.00

Dive Site Readiness
Sat 16 Jan 2021
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Dive Skill Development
Sun 17 Jan 2021
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Skill Assement
Sat 23 Jan 2021
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Map Preperation
Sun 24 Jan 2021
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Exam
Sun 31 Jan 2021
10:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes

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27 Feb 2021 DIVEMASTER - Full Time AU$ 1295.00

Dive Site Readiness
Sat 27 Feb 2021
09:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Dive Skill Development
Sun 28 Feb 2021
12:00 PM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assements
Mon 01 Mar 2021
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D2
Tue 02 Mar 2021
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D3
Wed 03 Mar 2021
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assesent D4
Thu 04 Mar 2021
07:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Practical Assement D5
Fri 05 Mar 2021
09:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes
Skills Assesment
Sat 06 Mar 2021
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Map Preparation
Sun 07 Mar 2021
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Exam
Mon 08 Mar 2021
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes

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27 Feb 2021 DIVEMASTER - Part Time AU$ 1395.00

Dive Site Readiness
Sat 27 Feb 2021
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Dive Skill Development
Sat 06 Mar 2021
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Skill Assement
Sat 13 Mar 2021
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Map Preperation
Sun 21 Mar 2021
08:00 AM
08 hours 00 minutes
Exam
Sun 28 Mar 2021
10:00 AM
06 hours 00 minutes

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