Divemaster


Description

The first professional certification. Divemasters supervise diving activities and assist in scuba classes.

Academic

The  Divemaster course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities.

Knowledge development sessions, water skill exercises, workshops and practical assessments will hone your ability to organize and direct a variety of scuba diving activities. Topics and practical workshops include:

  • Divemaster roles and characteristics
  • Supervising dive activities
  • Assisting with student divers
  • Diver safety
  • Risk management
  • Divemaster conducted programs and specialized skills
  • Awareness of the dive environment
  • Dive site setup and management
  • Mapping
  • Conducting dive briefings
  • Organizing a search and recovery project and a deep dive
  • Conducting a scuba review
  • Conduct a skin diver course
  • Assisting with Discover Scuba Diving
  • Leading Discover Local Diving programs

 

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College Credit Available.

 

 

Equipment

As a dive professional, you’ll need your own equipment including a computer, a knife and at least two surface signaling devices, a compass, floats, marker buoys, lift bags and slates.

Age Requirement

18 years or older

Course Prerequisites

Rescue Diver, 40 logged dives, CPR and First Aid certification within 24 months, medical clearance to dive

Time Commitment

Approximately 50 hours study. Multiple hours in the pool and open water.

Cost:

$710.39

What you Get:

We will spend time teaching and mentoring you. Like all our other courses, we will not cut corners while having a great time. You will be fully prepared for your future as a professional diver.

Once you are certified, you will be paid for your work with us. Our divemasters earn close to what other shops pay instructors.