PADI Divemaster

PADI Divemaster

Love scuba diving? Want to share it with others on a whole new level? Take the PADI Divemaster course and do what you love to do as a career. Scuba divers look up to Divemasters 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.

The PADI Divemaster course is your first level of professional training. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you'll fine-tune your dive skills, like perfecting the effortless hover, and refine your rescue skills so you anticipate and easily solve common problems. You'll gain dive knowledge, management and supervision abilities so you become a role model to divers everywhere.

As a PADI Divemaster, you'll lead others as you supervise scuba diving activities and assist with diver training. Whether you want to work at a faraway dive destination or close to home at a local dive shop, the adventure of a lifetime awaits you.

Dive-In Larnaca offers two ways of becoming a PADI Divemaster :

1.You can take the course as a customer over a 2 week period and pay for the course, materials, kit hire if needed and PADI registration and complete the Divemaster eLearning before you come to us OR

2.You can join us for a period of up to 8 weeks (depending on your current diving qualification,) as as intern and work at the dive centre whilst you complete your courses. This way you work for us, learning how a small busy dive-centre operates. Price includes accommodation, materials, courses, recreational certification fees and kit hire while you are here. You can also do any other PADI speciality courses we offer for the price of the materials and the certification.

So contact us to see which is the best option for you and for the price of the internship.

How do I begin?

If you are already a Rescue Diver, get the link form us and sign up for PADI Divemaster – PADI's eLearning option – to start now. . You also have access to an online version of the Divemaster Manual for reference during and after the course.

What's in the course?

The PADI Divemaster course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, waterskills exercises and workshops, and hands-on practical assessment, you develop the skills to organize and direct a variety of scuba diving activities. Topics and practical workshops include:

  • The role and characteristics of the PADI Divemaster
  • Supervising dive activities and assisting with student divers
  • Diver safety and risk management
  • Divemaster conducted programs and specialized skills
  • Business of diving and your career
  • Awareness of the dive environment
  • Dive 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

How long does it take?

The Divemaster course takes a minimum of 2 weeks.

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What qualifications do I need?

PADI Rescue Divers who are at least 18 years old may enrol in the PADI Divemaster course. You also need to have:

  • Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months.
  • A medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months.
  • At least 40 logged dives to begin the course and 60 dives to earn certification.

Note that qualifying certifications from other diver training organization may apply – ask your PADI Instructor.

What's next?

You are on the road to being a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor – the most sought after recreational diving instructors in the world.


PADI Divemaster course costs €850.00 plus eLearning, materials, registration and kit hire.