Divemaster Program Prerequisites and Materials

PADI DIVEMASTER Prerequisites:

  • At least 18 years old;
  • PADI Advanced Open Water (or equivalent from another agency);
  • PADI Rescue Diver (or equivalent from another agency);
  • 40 logged dives to begin (60 to certify);
  • Emergency First Response primary and secondary care (or qualifying first aid and CPR training from another organization) completed within the last 24 months;
  • submit a medical clearance for diving, signed by a physician within the last 12 months.

Don’t meet the prerequisites yet? No problem! Add to your Divemaster Internship any of the following:

PADI DIVEMASTER Required Materials:

  • PADI Divemaster Crewpack (includes the following)
    • PADI Divemaster manual
    • PADI Instructor manual WITH DECAL
    • Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving and Diving Knowledge Workbook
    • Recreational Dive Planner (table and eRDPml, including instructions)
    • Divemaster Slates
    • Instructor Guides for programs a Divemaster may conduct: Discover Scuba Diving; Skin Diver; Scuba Review; Discover Local Diving
  • Equipment
    • Logbook
    • Time monitoring device
    • Compass
    • Two surface signaling devices – one audible (whistle, air horn, etc.) and one visible (inflatable surface tube, flare, signal mirror, etc.)
    • Safety sausage
    • Instructions for use for dive computer or RDP/eRDPml

The PADI Divemaster course is a professional course, which requires membership in the Professional Association of Diving Instructors upon completion.  As such, certification costs are not included.  After completion of the course you must send your completed Divemaster application and processing fees to PADI for approval.  Please feel free to ask about current processing costs.

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