window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-1290532-30');

Divemaster

Divemaster2018-11-07T10:38:59+00:00

Train as a PADI Divemaster

So you want to become a PADI Divemaster?

Becoming a PADI Divemaster is a big step and takes a lot of commitment: you’ll be sharpening your dive skills to demonstration quality, developing a professional level understanding of dive theory, organising and conducting scuba diving activities plus assisting with other divers in training.

PADI Divemaster Programme Details

The PADI Divemaster course offered here in Scubadive West consists of three modules:

  • Knowledge development
    · Water Skills and stamina
    · Practical Application

There are 12 topics to cover in the Knowledge Development, which you must cover through independent study, projects and discussion. You will purchase a PADI Divemaster Crew Pack, The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving, the Diving Knowledge Workbook and your own Electronic Multilevel Dive Planner.
Lectures and discussions will be scheduled in order to broaden understanding on all subjects and when all studies are complete you’ll take the PADI Divemaster Exams which require a 75% or higher mark for certification.

General Water Skills and Stamina will be evaluated and improved where necessary through timed swims, snorkels, tows and floats. This is to make you an excellent role model for other divers.

Practical application(s) will combine theory and water skills in conjunction with actual confined and open water training dives. Included are dive briefings and a mapping project of a dive site. Again your abilities in this area will be assessed for certification.

PADI Divemaster requirements:

  • PADI Advanced Open Water Cert. (or equivalent) with proof of 20 dives
  • PADI Rescue Diver (or equivalent) & current CPR and First Aid certification
  • Be at least 18 years old at start of training
  • Medical clearance for diving signed by a physician
  • We here at Scubadive West also require that the candidates have their own equipment and maintain the equipment as required. We offer substantial aid in obtaining the equipment here as we intend our DM’s to be complete divers upon certification of the course.
  • If the candidate chooses to do Scubadive West’s PADI Divemaster Internship (recommended) it is for a six to eight week period here at Scubadive West. Schedule alterations and personal obligations can be dealt with easily! Many of our Divemasters in training just come on weekends.

As you may have gathered there’s a lot to it already but don’t let that bother you. The Standards for PADI Divemasters are high but the rewards are even higher! Good Divemasters are sought after worldwide by the dive industry, so you will be able to choose a job anywhere in the world. How? ……the PADI ‘Pros’ web-site has a jobs listing (reads like a sun holiday brochure), which will be available to you when you receive your PADI Divemaster Certification.

When Can I Start my Divemaster Training?

You can start your training with us at any stage. We offer this programme throughout the year, and you move through at your own pace.

How do I Book the PADI Divemaster Course?

Contact us at your convenience to discuss the PADI Divemaster course and we’ll get you started on the road to being a PADI Pro!

Book now… info@scubadivewest.com

PADI Divemaster Course – More Information

What does it cover?

The PADI Divemaster course is the first professional level within the PADI System of diver education and allows you to work as a training assistant on PADI courses and programs, supervise certified divers during pleasure diving experiences, and conduct some PADI programs independently. Becoming a PADI Divemaster consists of the following segments: knowledge development, practical application and the Divemaster final exam. The online portion of the course, PADI Divemaster Online, covers nine topics that prepare you for the practical sessions needed to complete the Divemaster course. Through PADI’s eLearning® system and practical segments of the Divemaster course, you become well prepared to work as a PADI Divemaster

What are the prerequisites for PADI Divemaster Online?

Prior to enrolling in PADI Divemaster Online, you must be at least 18 years old, have a current medical attesting to your diving fitness signed by a physician within the previous 12 months, and be a certified PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and PADI Rescue or hold qualifying certifications from another dive training organization. You must also have completed a Emergency First Response (EFR) Primary and Secondary Care course (or other sanctioned first aid and CPR course) within the past 24 months and be able to prove that you have completed at least 40 dives (60 before being able to complete the Divemaster course with experience of deep dives, night dives and underwater navigation). If you have any questions as to whether you meet the necessary prerequisites, please contact your PADI Retailer or Resort.

How does it work?

After enrolling, PADI’s eLearning system presents you with interactive presentations that include videos, audio, graphics and reading. Short quizzes let you gauge your progress and review and correct anything you might happen to miss. This lets you move through the program efficiently and at your own pace.

Other costs – There is a separate application fee due to PADI that needs to be submitted        with the Divemaster application once the course is successfully completed.
Materials – The PADI Divemaster Online program will provide you with perpetual access        to an ebook version of the PADI Divemaster manual, a required material. However, to complete the PADI Divemaster course, you also need a current PADI Instructor Manual, both the Table RDP and eRDPML, The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving, and a set of the PADI Divemaster slates. There are other required materials and equipment, some of which you already have. Your PADI Retailer or Resort will guide and counsel you on what you need, and will make suggestions to help you prepare        for a valuable course experience.
Contact us here at Scubadive West  to discuss total courses costs, equipment, materials and logistical  requirements.

What else is required to become a PADI Divemaster?

Once you successfully complete Divemaster Online, you will need to successfully complete several practical assessments, workshops and other assignments with your PADI Instructor. You will also need to complete the Divemaster Final Exam as well as meet the professionalism criteria.

How long do you have to complete the eLearning course?

The eLearning segment of the course is available for one year from the time of course        registration. Though you must finish the online portion of the course within that time frame, you will have perpetual access to an online version of the PADI Divemaster manual.

How do you document that you’ve completed the eLearning segment?

Once you finish the eLearning portion of the course, your dive center is notified that you have completed it and that you are ready for the practical phase of the program. At the end of the eLearning program, you can print out your eRecord and bring a copy of it with you to your selected PADI Retailer or Resort.

Prices:

PADI Divemaster Internship €750

PADI Divemaster Crewpak €195

(Includes PADI Divemaster Manual, PADI Instructor Manual, Divemaster Slates and proof of purchase Decal)

Contact us:

info@scubadivewest.com

+353 95 43922

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Settings Ok

Cookies Policy

Data Protection Notice Scubadive West takes your privacy very seriously and is committed to protecting your Personal Data. The following Privacy Information is being provided to you as outlined in the General Data Protection Regulation. It is intended to inform you of how the Personal Data provided by you will be used, by whom and for what purposes.   How to Contact us in relation to your Personal Data: If you require any information regarding your personal data please contact us on info@scubadivewest.com Who is the data controller? Scubadive West is the data controller for the Personal Data provided on this website. What is the purpose for processing my Personal Data? The purpose is to keep you informed by way of Mail Chimp or newsletter if you decide to subscribe.  We will only use your Personal Data for this purpose if you have provided your explicit consent. Will anyone else receive a copy of my Personal Data? No, we will never share your information with a third party. What are my privacy rights relating to my Personal Data? You have the following rights in relation to your Personal Data as outlined in the General Data Protection Regulation. 1. The Right to be Informed  You have the right to receive information relating to the processing of your Personal Data. 2. The Right to Access You have the right to receive a) Confirmation of whether or not Personal Data concerning you is being processed) Where Personal Data concerning you is being processed, a copy of your personal information; c) Where Personal Data concerning you is being processed, other additional information as follows: the purpose(s) of the processing; the categories of Personal Data; any recipient(s) of the Personal Data to whom the Personal Data has or will be disclosed; the retention period or, if that is not possible, the criteria used to determine the retention period; the existence of your rights. 3. The Right to Rectification If your Personal Data is inaccurate, you have the right to have the data rectified, by the controller. If your Personal Data is incomplete, you have the right to have data completed, including by means of providing supplementary information. 4. The Right to be forgotten You have the right to have your data erased, without undue delay, by the data controller under certain circumstances. 5. The Right to Data Portability In some circumstances, you may be entitled to obtain your Personal Data from a data controller in a format that makes it easier to reuse your information in another context, and to transmit this data to another data controller of your choosing without hindrance. This is referred to as the right to data portability. 6. The Right to Object to Processing You have the right to object to certain types of processing of your Personal Data. You have a stronger right to object to processing of your Personal Data where the processing relates to direct marketing. 7. The Right of Restriction You have a limited right of restriction of processing of your Personal Data by a data controller. Where processing of your data is restricted, it can be stored by the data controller, but most other processing actions, such as deletion, will require your permission. 8. Rights in relation to Automated Decision Making You have the right to not be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing. Processing is “automated” where it is carried out without human intervention and where it produces legal effects or significantly affects you. Where can I get further information? Further information regarding your rights can be obtained through the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner, Canal House, Station Road, Portarlington, Co. Laois, or on the website www.dataprotection.ie How do I make a complaint or report a breach? Should you wish to make a complaint or report a breach in relation to your Personal Data, you can do so by emailing the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner using the following email address: info@dataprotection.ie or by using the online form at www.dataprotection.ie. Scubadive West use Google GSuite for Business for all email use, information is stored on our server and in the Cloud. Emails received from the website are directed to info@scubadivewest.com 

Privacy Policy

Cookie Policy Last updated: (06/092018) Scubadive West uses cookies on www.scubadivewest.com and blog.scubadivewest.com. By using the website, you consent to the use of cookies. Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third ­parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies. What are cookies Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third­party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you. Cookies can be "persistent" or "session" cookies. How ​Scubadive West ​uses cookies When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser. We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the Service, to provide analytics, to store your preferences, to enable advertisements delivery, including behavioral advertising. We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service: Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. Third­party cookies In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third­parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on. What are your choices regarding cookies If you'd like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser. Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly. Where can your find more information about cookies You can learn more about cookies and the following third­party websites: ● AllAboutCookies: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ ● Network Advertising Initiative: http://www.networkadvertising.org/