PADI Divemaster Course

Imagine living a life where you actually look forward to going to work in the morning! Where it's easy to be happy when you doing something you love. With your professional scuba diving certification, you can have a sense of pride sharing something you're passionate about. Becoming a PADI Divemaster can make all of these things true for you.

PADI Divemaster

As a PADI Divemaster you are qualified to:

  • Supervise both training and non training related activities by planning, organizing and directing dives.
  • Assist a Teaching status PADI Instructor on any PADI course.
  • Guide PADI Open Water Diver course students during the tour portion of the dives 2, 3, and 4 under the direct supervision of an Instructor.
  • Teach the PADI Skin Diver course and the PADI Discover Snorkeling program.
  • Conduct a PADI Discover Local Diving program.
  • If qualified as a PADI Discover Scuba Diving leader, independently conduct PADI Discover Scuba Diving in a pool or in confined open water.
  • Teach Emergency First Response courses after successfully completing an Emergency First Response Instructor course.

Scuba Cat Diving, Phuket, Thailand owns their own fleet of dive boats! Due to this, we offer our Divemaster candidates Liveaboard experience on one of Scuba Cat's own Liveaboard boats in the Andaman Sea and free diving to reach the 60 dives required to gain your PADI Divemaster Certification!


What's Included In The PADI Divemaster Course?

As a busy PADI 5-Star CDC Center, Scuba Cat Diving, Patong, Phuket offers you the following benefits:


  • The opportunity to assist on a wide range of PADI courses.
  • Assignment of an Instructor Mentor during your course.
  • Free diving to reach the 60 dives required to gain your Padi Divemaster Certification!
  • The possibility of a Liveaboard experience on one of Scuba Cat's own Liveaboard boats in the Andaman Sea.

Course Materials Details

  • PADI Divemaster Manual.
  • PADI Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving.
  • eRDP ML.
  • Divemaster slates.
  • PADI instructor manual.

What Do You Need To Start Your PADI Divemaster Course?

  • PADI Rescue Diver (or equivalent scuba diving certification from another agency)
  • Have 40 logged dives.
  • Be at least 18 years old.

What Will You Do During Your PADI Divemaster Course?

The PADI Divemaster course is the first professional level in the PADI System of Diver Education. At the end of the course you should have:


  • A high level of personal diving skills.
  • Instructor level knowledge of diving theory.
  • Significant training in how to assist an instructor during training activities.
  • Take your own decision about the welfare of other divers.

You have three components for your training:


1. Basic swimming skills, pool skills assessment and general diving skills.


2. Knowledge Development:

  • Diving physics.
  • Dive planning.
  • Diving physiology.
  • Emergency assistance plan for Diving emergencies in the local area.
  • Diving skills and environment.
  • Mapping a local open water site.
  • Supervising students in training.
  • Dive management and control.

3. Practical application.

You are going to assist courses from the orientation until the certification, this involves you assisting in the confined water training, open water training dives and the knowledge development segment. This part is very important to prepare you in dealing with student divers, you will always be under the direct supervision and guidance of one of our Senior Instructors.


At the end of your program you will receive a certification. When you receive your PADI Membership, you will have the benefits such as order PADI materials directly from PADI, to receive the Undersea Journal and to have access to the PADI pros website where you can put add for job or check the job offers around the world. PADI offers so much for his/her members.


How Much Will it Cost?

PADI Divemaster Course - 37,500 Baht (2 to 4 weeks depending on experience).

Includes- Course, up to 60 Dives, potential Liveaboard experience, Divemaster Manual, Encyclopaedia, PADI instructor manual, e-RDP ML, DM Slates.


What Can You Do After The PADI Divemaster Course Course?

PADI Divemaster Course - As a PADI Divemaster you can take the next step on the professional ladder by enrolling in your PADI IDC.