Divemaster

Take your first step in becoming a Dive Professional. 

    Prerequisites:

    – Minimum age 18

    – Certified SDI Advanced Adventure Diver or equivalent; advanced certification must include verifiable experience in deep, navigation, night, and limited visibility specialties

    – Certified SDI Rescue Diver or equivalent

    – Provide proof of current CPR, first aid and oxygen provider(where local law permits)*

    – Provided proof of at least 40 logged dives 

    *Note: CPR, first aid and Oxygen Provider courses may be combined with the your Divemaster program.

    What you get out of this course:

    On successful completion of this course, graduates will be able to:

    – Assist an active SDI Instructor during approved diving courses provided the activities are similar to the graduate’s prior training

    – Supervise and conduct dives for certified divers, provided the activities are similar to the graduate’s prior experience and training

     

    This course is recommended to be completed as an internship to gain the most out of the course. 

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    Course Requirements:

    Theory

    – Complete all E-learning Modules before any practical lessons start. 

    – Classroom sessions on (these sessions will either be completed in a classroom or through our online classroom):

    • Dive planning
    • Dive Procedures
    • Accident management
    • Code of Ethics and Professionalism of a Divemaster
    • Risk Managment 
    • Dive theory and Equipment 
    • and more … 
    Land Skills

    – Dive Preparation and planning

    – Dive site organisation 

    – Briefing and debriefing

    – Group control

    – Diving equipment assembly and disassembly

    – Equipment inspection

    – Entries / exits

    – Sight assesments

    In-water Skills

    – Preparation and planning

    – Briefing and debriefing

    – Group control

    – Diving equipment assembly and disassembly

    – Equipment inspection

    – Entries / exits

     – Proper weighting and buoyancy control

    – Snorkel and regulator clearing

    – Regulator recovery

    – Controlled descents and ascents

    – Underwater swimming

    – Mask clearing

    – Buddy system techniques

    – Weight /ballast system removal and replacement

    – Scuba system removal and replacement

    – Problem recognition and solving

    – Out-of-air emergency alternatives

    – Equipment care and maintenance

    – Evaluation of navigational skills both natural and compass