This challenging course brings you to the first level of professional scuba diving. Working closely with a PADI instructor, in this program you expand your dive knowledge and apply yours skills at a professional level. It takes around 2-3 weeks to complete this course.


  • 18+ years of age
  • PADI medical statement signed by a physician
  • EFR certification or equivalent
  • PADI rescue course
  • 40+ logged dives

What you Learn

During the PADI Divemaster program, you learn dive leadership skills through both classroom and independent study, as well as outside the classroom in working together with your Padi Instructor. You complete water skills, as well as training exercises that stretch your ability to organize and solve problems as well as help others improve their scuba skills. You put this knowledge into action through a structured internship or series of practical training exercises.

The Learning Materials You Need

The PADI Divemaster crewpak includes everything you’ll need to start the PADI Divemaster program.
The complete set of materials includes:

  • The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving – a comprehensive overview of diving physics, physiology and equipment
  • Divemaster slates
  • PADI Divemaster Manual
  • PADI Instructor Manual
  • Scuba Tune-Up Guidebook
  • DSD Cue Card
  • Pro Logbook