PADI Divemasters are qualified to supervise certified divers and assist dive instructors with classes. Becoming a PADI Divemaster is your first step towards becoming a dive professional. Divemaster experience is a prerequisite for instructor candidate training. Student divers place a significant amount of trust in the dive professionals involved in their training. Accordingly, we select our Divemaster Candidates carefully and final Divemaster status must be earned.


  • Must be 18 years of age,
  • PADI Advanced Open Water (or equivalent)
  • PADI Rescue Diver (or equivalent)
  • 40 logged dives upon enrollment
  • 60 logged dives upon completion of the program
  • CPR and Primary Care training within the past 24 months
  • Medical evaluation and cleared for diving by a physician within the past 12 months

Required equipment:

All standard equipment listed in the PADI General Standards & Procedures, plus the following:

  1. Time monitoring device;
  2. Compass;
  3. Cutting device;
  4. Surface signalling devices (visual & audible);
  5. Dive flag, where locally required; and
  6. Instructions for use of dive computer or RDP/eRDPml.

Course Duration: variable

If you are interested in becoming a PADI Divemaster, and sharing this incredible sport with others, please complete the Divemaster application below:

Your Name (required):

Your Email (required):

Total number of dives:

Total number of dives in cold water:

Total number of dives using a drysuit:

Please list your diving certifications:

Do you currently hold a valid CPR and primary care First Aid certification?
 Yes No

Please tell us why you are interested in the Dive Master program any why you would make a good Dive Master Candidate

Please summarize your diving experience including the type of diving that you commonly do.

Please list all of your primary dive equipment including brand/type of regulator, BCD, exposure protection, lights, fins.