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Become a PADI Professional with the PADI Divemaster program.
Your adventure into the professional levels of recreational diving begins with the PADI Divemaster program. Here at Oceans Unlimited you will be working closely with a PADI Instructor and expanding your dive knowledge and working on your skills to the professional level. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers.
What is involved in the PADI Divemaster program?
During the PADI Divemaster program, you learn dive leadership skills through both classroom and independent study. You complete water skills and stamina exercises, as well as training exercises that stretch your ability to organize and solve problems. You will be shadowing instructors as you learn how to become an instructional assistant and work effectively on the whole range of PADI programs. We also include a dive operations program throughout your course where you can learn valuable skills including compressor operations, equipment maintenance and sales techniques.
During the program you will be receive full resort training in every aspect of working in the dive industry. In addition we now also include 2 FREE PADI specialties for all our divemasters in training and self-reliant diver training! Since 2017 we are also including a free tank visual inspection certification which is invaluable when working in the dive industry.
ECO Divemaster Course
We like to have a big focus on the conservation of our underwater world and at Oceans Unlimited we are partnered with a local marine conservation non-profit. With their collaboration our ECO divemaster program focuses on ocean advocacy. As well as the standard PADI Divemaster training it also includes fish ID classes, REEF check programs and clean ups and the option to work on our amazing coral restoration project. It also incorporates our marine conservation and research program, as well as community outreach initiatives designed to inspire conservation efforts in the local community. The only divemaster program to do so.
What is included in your PADI Divemaster training ?
All training and workshops
FREE VIP certification
FREE self reliant dive training
2 FREE dive specialties
All diving during the course
PADI Divemaster crewpack
What is included in your Eco Divemaster training ?
Marine Conservation & Research certification
Unique certification learning about the ocean and its life
REEF & Coral Watch Surveys
Restore the Reef with our Coral Restoration Project
Option to assist with local non-profit
Make a difference
What do you need to start your PADI Divemaster program ?
To start your PADI Divemaster training you will need to have a rescue diver certification and a current CPR/first aid certification.
In addition, as a PADI dive professional you will need to have your own equipment. BCD, wetsuit and regulator rental is included but you must have the following:
- Cutting device
- Surface signaling device
- Dive computer/watch
All of these are available at the dive shop for purchase.
The Divemaster internship program
At Oceans Unlimited we offer an educational internship program. This enables you to learn even more about every aspect of the scuba diving industry. Internships start at 6 weeks depending on your divemaster and are incorporated during your Divemaster training. In return for assisting during your program you can receive a discount on your course package and still receive all of the professional training and more that you need to become a PADI Divemaster. There is still plenty of free time during your program to explore the local area, surf and just have some down time whilst enjoying every aspect of your divemaster training.