PADI Professional

Do you have a deep love and passion for diving? If so, you should consider doing what you love for a living and get paid by becoming an OZDIVE PADI Divemaster. The OZDIVE PADI Dive Master Course is the first step into a career with scuba diving and into the professional levels of recreational scuba diving.

Be an OZDIVE PADI Divemaster and align yourself with the largest and most respected dive tribe in the world – that of PADI Professionals.

We will contact you with regards to a course date.

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Course Overview

In this program (working closely with a OZDIVE Instructor) you will expand your dive knowledge and hone your dive skills to a professional level. The OZDIVE PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers.  

The OZDIVE PADI Divemaster is the prerequisite certification for both the PADI Assistant Instructor and PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor certifications. 

During the program: 

  • + You learn dive leadership skills through both classroom and independent study 
  • + You will complete water skills and stamina exercises, as well as training exercises that stretch your ability to organize and solve problems as well as help others improve their scuba 
  • + You put this knowledge into action through a structured internship or series of practical training exercises 

As you progress through your Divemaster course, you will expand your diving knowledge, hone your skills and increase your confidence. Then, as a PADI Divemaster, you will use these attributes to lead, mentor and motivate other divers.  

After becoming certified as a PADI Divemaster you will be authorised to: 

  • + Supervise both training and non-training-related activities by planning, organising and directing dives  
  • + Assist a PADI Instructor during the training sessions for any PADI Diver course  
  • + Conduct the PADI Skin Diver course and PADI Discover Snorkeling program  
  • + Conduct the PADI Discover Local Diving experience  
  • + Conduct the PADI Scuba Review program 
  • + If qualified as a Discover Scuba Diving Leader, independently conduct the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program 
  • + Earn the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Instructor rating to be able to teach the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer speciality  
  • + Independently guide Open Water Diver course students on the tour portion of Open Water Diver course Training Dives two, three and four at a ratio of two student divers per certified Divemaster   
  • + Accompany Open Water Diver students under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor during surface swims to and from the entry/exit point and during navigational exercises 
  • + When the instructor conducts a skill, such as an ascent or descent, a Dive Master can remain with other student divers (with an individual student or buddy team) 
  • + Accompany student divers during Adventure Dives or Specialty training dives under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor 
  • + Conduct the PADI Seal Team Skin Diver Specialist AquaMission 
  • + Conduct subsequent dives under an instructor’s indirect supervision for Discover Scuba Diving participants after participants have satisfactorily completed the first dive with a PADI Instructor 
  • + Teach Emergency First Response courses after successfully completing an Emergency First Response Instructor course 

What’s Included:

Prerequisites & Requirements: