The goals of the Divemaster course are to have fun and learn instructor level supervision
and teaching techniques.
Module One - Watermanship and Skills Assessment
To assess and provide remedial training in general watermanship, diving skills and
To develop proficiency in dealing with stress-inducing problems.
Module Two - Diving Knowledge Development
Divemaster candidates will study the topics of: dive planning; dive control and
management; student supervision; diving physics; diving physiology; equipment; diving
skills and environment; and the recreational dive planner.
Module Three - Practical Application
Divemaster candidates will serve as an instructional assistant to a qualified Instructor.
The internship requires the Divemaster candidate to take part in several class,
pool and open water training sessions.
Because the nature of Divemaster training is so unique and because flexibility is
needed, you may complete your training according to your schedule. This means you
can START TODAY!
Prerequisites: be 18 years of age with a Rescue Diver certification and have
at least 20 logged dives.
Opportunities for the Professional
As a certified Divemaster you may
Supervise and assist with training activities
Supervise and assist with non-training activities
Be employed by a dive center or resort to help with classes or lead guided dive
Conduct the Discover Local Diving experience
Conduct the Scuba Review Program
Supervise the Discover Snorkeling experience and Skin Diver Course
The above course description is general in term. There will be variations on the
course depending on certification agency.