PADI Divemaster Conducted Programs

Leading dives is just one of the jobs you will do on the PADI Divemaster course. Divemasters are required to fill a variety of roles in an active dive centre.

We will actually give you genuine dive centre work experience as part of your PADI Divemaster course so that you are well-equipped when you go out to work following graduation as a PADI Divemaster.

You will also be required to prepare an Emergency Action Plan (just like on your PADI Rescue Diver course) for a dive site and also do a mapping project of a dive site.

As a PADI Divemaster trainee, you become a working part of the dive centre crew. On your PADI Divemaster course, you will work as a PADI Divemaster in all the roles that a Divemaster might fulfil:

  • Customer welcome in the morning
  • Dive and boat briefings
  • Assisting with equipment setup
  • Managing dive boat roster
  • Accounting for Divers
  • Leading divers underwater
  • Assisting with dive centre logistics
  • Assisting with student divers in training
  • Equipment maintenance

Leading Dives

You will be leading dives a lot on your PADI Divemaster course and will learn to have good navigation and buoyancy skills. Air management skills will also improve given practice.

You will also learn about the marine life and corals in the local environment. You will hopefully be able to point these out to your divers and then explain what they saw in the post dive briefing and logging dive session.

Divemaster Conducted Programs

During your PADI Divemaster course you will also be required to give demonstrations to your PADI  Instructor that you are able to run the PADI Divemaster conducted programs.

These are PADI programs that PADI Divemasters are able to run and teach independently of a PADI Instructor.

Your PADI Instructor will work with you on this, helping you locate standards in the PADI Instructor Manual and then planning your teaching presentations.

Divemaster Conducted Programs include:

  • Discover Local Diving
  • PADI Discover Snorkelling
  • PADI Discover Scuba Diving (Confined Water)
  • PADI Skin Diver