Want to make scuba diving a part time or full time career? Then become a PADI Divemaster.
Divemaster is the first professional level in scuba diving. If you love scuba diving, becoming a divemaster will take your diving to a whole new level. With your PADI Divemaster certification, you can make scuba diving a part time or full time career. This is where the beach becomes your office. Surround yourself with sunshine, adventure, and vibrant people and do what you love for a living!
PADI is the most widely recognised certification authority in the world and becoming a PADI Divemaster is a great idea if you're into travelling. From Cape Town to Thailand, Mozambique, Tanzania, the Caribbean, Mexico, the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, the Mediterranean and many more. Add all these stamps to your passport as you work as a PADI Divemaster in some of the most exotic places on earth. If you're still not satisfied, jump on a yacht or a cruise liner doing what you love to do!
Well trained and competent Divemasters are essential to any scuba dive business. Therefore it is important that you choose your trainers and mentors carefully - to ensure that you get the best quality and training that you can. Into The Blue Dive Centre in Cape Town has an in-house IDC Staff Instructor, which means that you can be sure that you will receive the best education.
This course can be completed at your own pace. Depending on your schedule and the season, it can span over a few weeks or even up to a year. The minimum time in which you can do the practical part is 24 days.
Your days will typically start at 8:30 in the morning, at our Cape Town office and finish at 18:00 in the afternoon.
We prefer if you do your Divemaster studies on an internship basis. This means that for the time that you do your courses with us, you become one of the staff and we involve you in the day to day running of our dive shop in Cape Town. The idea behind this is so that you get the maximum amount of exposure to the industry and see the inner workings of a dive shop first hand. In this way, your skills can be of real value to any dive shop that might make use of your services in the future.
You will learn the following:
The PADI Divemaster Course consists out of the following:
This course has a significant component. You will get to know the answer to almost any question you ever had about scuba diving!
Topics that will be covered in your Divemaster studies are:
The following will be done to test your stamina and fitness:
During your time as a Divemaster trainee, you will be putting into practice the skills of a typical Divemaster at our Cape Town shop. These include:
In this part of the course you develop your Divemaster skills with training students, under the close supervision of a PADI dive instructor.
After you have completed your PADI Divemaster course, there is a registration fee to be paid to PADI of about 73 Euro.