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PADI Divemaster Course
Koh Tao, Thailand


Do you have a passion for scuba diving and the underwater world? Do you want to share this love for scuba diving with others? Would you like to take this to a whole new level?


If so sign up now for the PADI Divemaster course and start an adventure of a lifetime. Do something you love as a career - become a PADI Divemaster on beautiful Koh Tao, Thailand.


PADI Divemaster Course, Koh Tao


• Unlimited diving during the course
• Flexible and personalized scheduling system tailored to YOU!
• Dedicated team of PADI Master Instructors and Course Directors
• Free optional working Internship Program
• DMT Discount - Up to 15% off equipment purchases through Crystal Dive Resort


PADI Divemasters are role models other scuba divers look up to. This is because they are leaders who mentor and motivate others. As a Divemaster, you not only get to dive a lot, but also experience the joy of seeing others have as much fun diving as you do.


Course Price: 30,000 THB - Contact & Booking >>



Who Can Enroll on the PADI Divemaster Course?


• Be certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and PADI Rescue Diver or equivalent
• Be 18 years old
• Have 40 logged dives to start course
• Complete EFR Primary & Secondary Care training or other recognized First Aid course within 2 years
• A medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months



What Will You Learn?


As a PADI Divemaster, you will supervise scuba diving activities and assist with diver training. The PADI Divemaster course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, water skills exercises, in water workshops, and hands-on practical assessments, you will develop the skills to organize and direct a variety of scuba diving activities.


PADI Divemaster Course, Koh Tao


Key Topics include:


• The role and characteristics of the PADI Divemaster
• Supervising dive activities and assisting with student divers
• Diver safety and risk management
• Business of diving and your career
• Dive theory


Water Skills Exercises include:


• 400 metres swim
• 15 minute float
• 800 meters snorkel swim
• 100 metre "tired diver tow"


Practical Skills and Workshops include:


• Dive site setup and management
• Mapping an open water site
• Conducting dive briefings
• Organizing a search and recovery project and a deep dive
• Conducting a scuba review and skin diver course
• Assisting with Discover Scuba Diving and leading Discover Local Diving programs


Practical Assessments include:


• Assisting with Open Water students in confined water training (swimming pool)
• Assisting with Open Water students on Open water training dives
• Assisting with Continuing education students in Open water training dives
• Assisting with Certified divers in Open Water


PADI Divemaster Schedule


The schedule is personalized, tailored to YOU.


• Your timeframe.
• Your learning ability.
• Your individual needs.


We operate a "flexi scheduling" system, overseen by dedicated Divemaster course coordinators. You will also be assigned a ‘mentor’ from our team of experienced PADI Master Instructors. The average program is 4-6 weeks.



What's Included?


• PADI Divemaster course
• Unlimited Diving during the course
• Dive equipment – It's highly recommended as a PADI Pro you own your own full set of equipment and if you plan on working in the industry after the course it's an absolute must!


PADI Divemaster Course, Koh TaoIf you would like to purchase equipment when you are here, we can offer you attractive discounts on all major brands if purchasing through our own retail centre.


If you don't own a full set of scuba, or for travel reasons don't wish to bring your equipment, we can provide a Mask/Snorkel, BCD, Regulator, wetsuit for you.


You will however need to provide the following for the Divemaster course.


• Timepiece
• Compass
• Knife or Diving Tool
• Pocket mask
• Surface Marker Buoy (SMB)
• Whistle
• Tank Banger


Course Price: 30,000 THB - Contact & Booking >>


PADI Materials
PADI Divemaster
PADI Divemaster Crew Pack: 7,000 THB


• DM Manual
• Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving
• PADI Instructor Manual (2015 version)
• Dive Master Slates
• Scuba Tune Up Guide book
• Electronic Recreational Dive Planner (e-RDPML)
• PADI Log Book

2016 Divemaster Application Fee: $AUS 187
(valid until 31st December, 2016)

2017 Divemaster Application Fee: $AUS 196


This is your PADI Divemaster Application and first year's membership fees, paid by the candidate directly to PADI via credit card.

Professional Level Insurance

INDEPTHS IDEC: £109 - As you will be completing the PADI Divemaster course, you will be making repetitive dives, regularly over several days and several weeks. It is important you have an insurance policy that covers this type of diving.

We include an INDEPTHS IDEC with our all inclusive scuba diving internship programs and insist ALL our Divemaster in training candidates hold a personal diving insurance. You can obtain your own from the wide range available, or we can arrange the INDEPTHS policy for you.


Course Price: 30,000 THB - Contact & Booking >>


Unlimited Free Fun Dives


All dives associated with the PADI Divemaster course are included and there is no limit, other than your own enthusiasm to the total number of dives you can do with us during the time you are here completing the Divemaster course.




   IDC News


..  July 2016


Climbing The PADI Pro Ladder - "I'm living the dream. I've got a job that most people are jealous of - I'm a PADI Instructor. Four years ago, I had a stable, 'normal' job, working weekdays, from 8.00am to 6.00pm...."


..  May 2015


2015 PADI Business Academy, Bangkok - "People associate a career in the scuba diving industry with the sun, sea and lots of fun. This of course is true, but to be successful, there are other important aspects of the industry a PADI Professional must master...."


.. April 2015


Is experience necessary to become a successful Dive professional? - "When one starts down a new professional career path, the urge to jump right in at the deep end is sometimes overwhelming. In most professions, this works very well but when it comes to SCUBA diving...."
Who are PADI? - "The most common statement I hear from customers over the 17 years I have been a PADI Member is "I want to do my PADI". This is of course the world’s most popular entry level scuba training course...."


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