This flexible training package takes a rescue diver to Divemaster level (PADI DM) in 12 days! Designed as certification course, this helps those who are looking at switching career to professional scuba diving with a minimal expense.
12 training days
tanks, weights, instruction & certification
add-ons may be selected for total flexibility
Reusable water bottle & Dive Funatics Mr. Farts Shirt
Not included, are
PADI DM Application Fees
Other incidental expenses you might incur during your stay
See table below for more details
Rescue Divers who are at least 18 years old may enroll in the PADI Divemaster course, provided that you have;
A medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months;
At least 60 logged dives to begin the course and 100 dives to take the PADI IE;
Rescue Diver with EFR certification issued in the last 24 months (otherwise, they can be bundled into this package).
Note that qualifying certifications from other diver training organization may apply. Ask us about it.
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
Where we train
Unless otherwise arranged or specified, all course training will be conducted at the house reef of Kontiki Marina, Mactan, Cebu.
How to proceed
Sign up for the course and get your Divemaster Crew-Pak which includes other reference materials, like the PADI Instructor Manual and The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving, that you’ll need during the course.
Also consider taking Dive Theory Online, another PADI eLearning® program, that takes you step-by-step through dive physics, physiology, skills, equipment and environment, plus a Recreational Dive Planner (RDP) review.
By successfully completing Dive Theory Online, you can get credit for half of the Divemaster Final Exam. We can explain how this works when you meet to schedule knowledge review sessions along with your waters kills exercises, workshops and practical assessments. Send us an email so we can start discussing your plan to go pro.
About the author/product creator.Darwin Bawasanta is the Founder & CEO of Dive FunaticsHe is a PADI Silver Course Director, holds Specialty Instructor Trainer Rating for over 10 PADI Specialty Courses. He is likewise an Emergency First Response Instructor Trainer (EFR IT) and has been a consistent PADI Elite Instructor Award Recipient for four (4) consecutive years.Darwin has run a number of successful Instructor Courses, certified a lot of PADI Divemasters, and has worked with several Instructor Development Courses in Cebu, Bohol and Palawan.His professional profile may be found at LinkedIn.