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PADI DIVE CENTER #2281 IN PHUKET IN THAILAND FOR TRAINING ALL DIVERS LEVELS FROM PADI OPEN WATER DIVER UP TO PADI PRO DIVEMASTER
PADI DIVE CENTER #2281 SINCE 1985

PADI Dive Center Phuket Thailand


SEAFARER DIVERS PHUKET IS THE OLDEST PADI DIVE CENTER IN THE SOUTHERN PROVINCES OF THAILAND

 

Escape to a different world

Scuba takes you to a different world with new colors, shapes, textures and creatures - a world where the roles you play - husband, wife, mother, father, friend - take on a new dimension.
Become a scuba diver and escape to a peaceful place to renew your energy and excite your senses.


Explore new places

Scuba diving frees you to explore the underwater world - from historic shipwrecks and pristine reefs to the mysteries of your local quarry.
Become a scuba diver and explore what you’ve been missing.


Experience a connection with nature

A feeling of freedom, and a transformation.
Diving connects you with nature.
It immerses you in new sensations and experiences.
It transforms your perception of life forever.
Become a diver and transform yourself.

 

PADI DIVE TRAINING COURSE CENTER FROM BEGINNER DIVER LEVEL UP TO PRO PADI DIVEMASTER

PADI Dive Training Course Center in Phuket Thailand

 

SEAFARER DIVERS IS A PADI DIVE CENTER #2281 SINCE 1985


To promote rapid and safe learning, our PADI Dive Center, at Chalong Bay Marina in Rawai, has certified PADI Instructors fluent in English, French, German and Thai and a classroom with audiovisual equipment.


Prices include transfers from Patong, Karon, Kata and Rawai beaches only (Pick-up from other beaches: 600 Baht/person or a minimum of 1,200 Baht/Roundtrip/day), day dive trips, breakfast, lunch, drinking water, 2-3 dives per day, supervision by a PADI Instructor, use of educational material and full dive equipment.

Prices do not include beers, soft-drinks, PADI certification fees and Student Crew-Paks.

Leadership courses (Divemaster & Instructor) do not include PADI Certification fees, educational material and dive equipment except tanks and weight.


Courses with no certification.
Bubblemaker for Kid (swimming pool): 2,500 Baht.
Bubblemaker for Kid (1 day: 2 dives): 4,600 Baht.
Discover Scuba Diving (2 beach dives): 3,200 Baht.
Discover Scuba Diving (1 day: 2 boat dives): 4,600 Baht.
Discover Scuba Diving (1 day: 5 boat dives): 5,100 Baht.
Scuba Review for Certified Diver (1 day: 2 boat dives): 4,600 Baht.
Scuba Review for Certified Diver (1 day: 3 boat dives): 5,100 Baht.


PADI Courses with certification.
PADI Scuba Diver (2 days: 2 dives): 7,900 Baht.
PADI Scuba Diver (2 days: 3 dives): 8,400 Baht.
PADI Open Water Diver / Full Course (3 - 4 days: 4 dives): 12,400 Baht.
PADI Open Water Diver / Full Course (3 - 4 days: 5 dives): 12,900 Baht.
PADI Open Water Diver / REFERRAL (2 days: 4 dives): 9,400 Baht.
PADI Open Water Diver / REFERRAL (2 days: 5 dives): 9,900 Baht.
PADI Specialty Diver (Deep, Wreck, Night, etc...): On request.
PADI Adventure Diver (1 day: 3 dives): 6,900 Baht.
PADI Enriched Air Nitrox (1 day: Theory): 3,500 Baht.
PADI Enriched Air Nitrox (1 day: 2 dives): 6,900 Baht.
PADI Enriched Air Nitrox (1 day: 2 dives): 7,700 Baht.
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (2 days: 5 dives): 9,900 Baht.
PADI Emergency First Response (1 day: training): 4,400 Baht.
PADI Rescue Diver (3 days training): 11,900 Baht.
PADI Master Scuba Diver (2 weeks & 5 Specialties): 45,000 Baht.
PADI Divemaster (2 weeks/8 days training or 3 months Internship): 31,900 Baht.


PADI certification fees including manuals.
PADI Open Water Diver: 3,500 Baht.
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver: 3,500 Baht.
PADI Nitrox Specialty Diver: 3,500 Baht.
PADI EFR: 3,500 Baht.
PADI Rescue Diver: 3,500 Baht.


PADI Divemaster expenses
- PADI Divemaster Crew-Pak (PADI Divemaster Manual, Divemaster slates, PADI Instructor Manual, The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving - a comprehensive overview of diving physics, physiology, and equipment, Scuba Tune-up Guidebook, PADI Professional Log, DSD Cue Cards, PADI Pro Bag, PADI Divemaster Application package): 10,000 Baht.
- PADI Divemaster registration & yearly fee: 126 AUS$.

 

 

LEARN TO DIVE WITH A PADI DIVE CENTER

 

HOW DO I LEARN TO SCUBA DIVE WITH A PADI INSTRUCTOR?

Becoming a PADI scuba diver is a wonderful adventure! PADI Scuba certification includes three phases:


1. Knowledge development of PADI Open Water Diver Course

During the first phase of your PADI scuba lessons, you'll learn the basic principles of scuba diving such as:

- What to consider when planning dives.
- How to choose the right scuba gear for you.
- Underwater signals and other diving procedures.

You'll learn this valuable information by reading it in the PADI Open Water Diver Manual or by using the tablet version - PADI Open Water Diver Touch™, or online with PADI eLearning®.
At the end of each chapter, you'll answer questions about the material to ensure you understand it.
Along the way, let your PADI Instructor know if there is anything you don't understand.
At the end of the PADI course, you’ll take a final exam that ensures you have thorough knowledge of scuba diving basics.

You'll also watch videos that preview the scuba skills you'll practice in a swimming pool or pool-like environment. In addition to the video, your PADI Instructor will demonstrate each skill for you.


2. Confined water dives with PADI Open water Diver Course

This is what it’s all about – diving. You'll develop basic scuba skills in a pool or in confined water – a body of water with pool-like conditions, such as off a calm beach.
The basic scuba skills you learn during your PADI certification course will help you become familiar with your scuba gear and become an underwater explorer.

Some of the essential skills you learn include:

- Setting up your scuba gear.
- How to get water out of your mask.
- Entering and exiting the water.
- Buoyancy control.
- Basic underwater navigation.
- Safety procedures.
You'll practice these skills with a PADI Instructor until you're comfortable.
When you're ready, it's time for your underwater adventure to begin at an open water dive site.


3. Open water dives with PADI Open Water Diver Course

After your confined water dives, you'll head to "open water," where you and your PADI Instructor will make four dives, usually over two days.
On these dives you'll get to explore the underwater world.
You'll apply the skills you learned in confined water while enjoying what the local environment has to offer.
Most PADI student divers complete these dives close to home, but there is an option for finishing your training while on holiday.
Your PADI Instructor can explain how you can be referred to another PADI Instructor in a different location.

 

HOW LOND DOES IT TAKE TO GET CERTIFIED PADI OPEN WATER DIVER COURSE?

The PADI Open Water Diver Course is flexible and performance based, which means that your PADI dive center can offer a wide variety of schedules, organized according to how fast you progress.
It’s possible to complete your confined and open water dives in three or four days by completing the knowledge development portion online via PADI eLearning, or other home study options offered by your local dive center.

Your PADI Instructor will focus on helping you become a confident and comfortable diver, not on how long it takes.
You earn your PADI certification based on demonstrating you know what you need to know and can do what you need to do.
This means that you progress at your own pace - faster or slower depending upon the time you need - to become a competent PADI scuba diver.

 

WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR LEARNING TO SCUBA DIVE?


If you have a passion for excitement and adventure, chances are you can become an avid PADI scuba diver.

You'll also want to keep in mind these requirements:

- The minimum age is 10 years old (in most areas).
- Student divers who are younger than 15 earn the PADI Junior Open Water Diver certification, which they may upgrade to PADI Open Water Diver certification upon reaching 15.
- Children under the age of 13 require parent or guardian permission to register for PADI eLearning, or to use PADI Open Water Diver Touch™.
- All student divers complete a brief scuba medical questionnaire that asks about medical conditions that could be a problem while diving.
- If none of these apply, sign the form and you’re ready to start.
- If any of these apply to you, your doctor must, as a safety precaution, assess the condition as it relates to diving and sign a medical form that confirms you’re fit to dive.
- In some areas, local laws require all scuba students to consult with a physician before entering the course.


Before completing the PADI Open Water Diver course, your PADI Instructor will have you demonstrate basic water skills to be sure you’re comfortable in the water, including:

- Swim 200 metres/yards (or 300 metres/yards in mask, fins and snorkel) without stopping. There is no time limit for this, and you may use any swimming strokes you want.
- Float and tread water for 10 minutes, again using any methods you want.
- Any individual who can meet the performance requirements of the course qualifies for certification.
- There are many adaptive techniques that allow individuals with physical challenges to meet these requirements.
- People with paraplegia, amputations and other challenges commonly earn the PADI Open Water Diver certification.
- Even individuals with more significant physical challenges participate in diving.
Talk to your PADI Instructor at your local PADI Dive Center for more information.

Each diver must have a personal set of the learning materials to use during the course and for reference after the course.


There several options available, depending on your learning style and technology preference, including:

- PADI Open Water Diver Online (web-based)
- PADI Open Water Diver Touch™ (combines manual and video in tablet-based learning)
- PADI Open Water Diver Manual, and watching the Open Water Diver Video on DVD either on your own or with your instructor

Your local PADI dive center can provide one of the options above as part of the course enrollment process.
You’ll also need a logbook and a dive-planning device such as a dive computer, RDP table or eRDPMLTM.
Your PADI Instructor will have you use the PADI Skill Practice and Dive Planning Slate during training, and you’ll find this tool useful once you’re certified.

 

I'M ALREADY A CERTIFIED DIVER, HOW DO I BECOME A PADI DIVER?

Scuba diving certifications from other diver training organizations can often be used to meet a prerequisite for the next level PADI course.
For example, if you have an open water diver or entry-level certification from another diver training organization, you may qualify to enroll in the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course, which is the next level.
You could not receive a PADI Open Water Diver certification unless you completed that course.
There is no simple “equivalency” or “crossover.”
The best option is to take the next step and continue your education.
If you would like to continue your dive training and receive a PADI certification, contact your local PADI Dive Center to ask about the options you have for obtaining a PADI certification.

 

I HAVE A PROFESSIONAL-LEVEL CERTIFICATION WITH ANOTER AGENCY, HOW DI I BECOME A PADI DIVEMASTER OR INSTRUCTO?

If you hold a professional rating from another diver training organization and wish to become a PADI Divemaster or Instructor, please contact a PADI Dive Center.

A dive professional in good standing with another diver training organization may meet the prerequisites for the next level PADI certification.
For example, a divemaster with another diver training organization may qualify to enroll in a PADI Assistant Instructor course or Instructor Development Course (IDC).
You could not receive a PADI Divemaster certification unless you completed the PADI Divemaster course.
There is no simple “equivalency” or “crossover.”

A dive Instructor in good standing from another diver training organization may be eligible to enroll in a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) program.
This program is shorter than a complete IDC and focuses building upon your teaching skills by introducing you to the PADI System.
You must also successfully complete a PADI Instructor Exam (IE) to become a PADI Instructor.

 

 

PADI OPEN WATER DIVER COURSE

PADI Open Water Diver Course Phuket Thailand

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN DURING PADI OPEN WATER COURSE


The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

1/- Knowledge Development (online, independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving.
2/- Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills.
3/- Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!
You may be able to get college credit for the PADI Open Water Diver course.

Short on time? The PADI Scuba Diver course might be right for you.

 

HOW CAN YOU START LEARNING NOW THE PADI OPEN WATER DIVER COURSE?


Enroll in Open Water Diver Online - PADI’s eLearning option - and you can start learning right away.
PADI Open Water Diver Online gives you the background information you need to dive safely and allows you to study at your own pace through an interactive computer-based program.
Get started now!


You can also start learning with PADI’s home-study materials - Open Water Diver TouchTM (a tablet app) or the Open Water Diver Manual and Open Water Diver Video (a book and DVD package).
Stop by your local PADI dive shop to enroll in the course, get your materials and start reading the book and watching the video.
Your PADI Instructor will schedule time with you to check your progress and make sure you understand important scuba diving information.

 

WHAT SCUBA GEAR WILL YOU USE DURING YOUR PADI OPEN WATER DIVER COURSE?


In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device and a tank.
The equipment you wear varies, depending upon whether you’re diving in tropical, temperate or cold water.


Check with your local dive center about the gear you’ll use during this course and get advice about everything you need from your PADI Instructor.

 

 

PADI ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER COURSE

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course Phuket Thailand

EXPLORATION - EXITEMENT - EXPERIENCES


That’s what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about.
You don’t have to be “advanced” to take it - it’s designed to advance your diving, so you can start right after earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification.
The course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives.
You try out different specialties while gaining experience under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.
You log dives and develop capabilities as you find new ways to have fun scuba diving.


Get credit! Each Adventure Dive may credit toward the first dive of the corresponding PADI Specialty Diver Course.
If you’ve already taken a specialty diver course, ask your instructor if you’ve earned credit for an Adventure Dive.

 

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS PADI ADVANCED DIVER COURSE?


PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 12 years old are ready to step up and enroll in an Advanced Open Water Diver course.
Young divers may only participate in certain Adventures Dives - check with your PADI Instructor.


If you’re already an Adventure Diver, you only need to complete two more Adventure Dives to earn the Advanced Open Water Diver certification.

 

WHAT WILL YOU LEAR DURING YOUR PADI ADVANCED DIVER COURSE?


You’ll plan your learning path with your PADI Instructor by choosing from a long list of Adventure Dives.
There are two required dives - Deep and Underwater Navigation - and you choose the other three, for a total of five dives.
During the Deep Adventure Dive, you learn how to plan dives to deal with the physiological effects and challenges of deeper scuba diving.
The Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive refines your compass navigation skills and helps you better navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time.


The other knowledge and skills you get vary with your interest and the adventures you have - photography, buoyancy control, fish identification, exploring wrecks and many more.


You may be able to get college credit for the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course.

 

HOW CAN YOU START LEARNING PADI ADVANCED DIVER COURSE?


Sign up for PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Online - PADI’s eLearning option - to get started immediately.
The web-based system lets you learn about seven of the most popular Adventures Dives - including the required Deep and Underwater Navigation Adventure Dives, plus Boat, Night, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Underwater Naturalist and Wreck Adventure Dives.
You study at your own pace through an easy to use, interactive program.
You also have access to an online version of the Adventures in Diving manual and can complete sections for other Adventure Dives as directed by your PADI Instructor.


You can also choose to read the Adventures in Diving manual and watch the Adventures in Diving video (a book and DVD package).
Stop by your local PADI Dive Center to enroll in the course, get your materials and start learning.
Your PADI Instructor will meet with you to schedule knowledge review sessions along with your Adventure Dives.


WHAT SCUBA GEAR WILL YOU USE DURIN YOUR PADI ADVANCED DIVER COURSE?

Beyond using basic scuba equipment, you’ll need a compass and dive knife or dive tool.
You’ll also use specialized gear depending on the Adventure Dives you choose.
For example, you’d obviously use a dry suit for the Dry Suit Adventure Dive or a sidemount configuration during the Sidemount Adventure Dive.
Your PADI Instructor will explain the equipment that you need and may suggest additional gear, such as dive light for night diving or lift bag for search and recovery diving.


Visit your local PADI Dive Center to learn more about the gear you will need to start your adventures in the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course.

 

 

PADI EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONSE COURSE

PADI Emergency First Response Course Phuket Thailand

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS PADI EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONSE COURSE?


PADI Emergency First Response training focuses on building confidence in lay rescuers and increasing their willingness to respond when faced with a medical emergency.
PADI Course participants learn simple to follow steps for emergency care and practice applying skills in a nonstressful learning environment.
All PADI courses are supported by self-study manuals, videos and quick reference cards to enhance learning and allow you start learning right away.


PADI EFR courses meet the CPR and first aid training requirements for the PADI Rescue Diver course and all professional-level ratings.
Most PADI Instructors are also Emergency First Response Instructors.


The following PADI EFR courses are based on internationally recognized medical guidelines for emergency care.


WHAT WILL YOU LEARN WITH THE PADI EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONSE COURSE?


Primary Care (CPR)

This PADI course teaches you the steps and techniques for handling life-threatening emergencies.
You’ll practice eight skills for aiding patients who aren’t breathing, have no heartbeat, may have a spinal injury, may be in shock or who may have serious bleeding.
You’ll learn to how to perform CPR and continue to monitor the patient, so that you provide every possible chance of survival while waiting for emergency medical services to arrive.


Secondary Care (First Aid)

Because many medical conditions are not life-threatening and emergency medical services are sometimes delayed or unavailable, this PADI course teaches you how to provide first aid that eases pain and reduces the risk of further harm.
You’ll learn to assess a variety of injuries and illnesses and practice bandaging and splinting.


Care for Children

This PADI course allows participants to learn, practice and apply emergency care skills specific to helping infants and children with medical emergencies.
It’s designed for those who work with children or are likely to have to respond to emergencies involving youngsters.
This course is often integrated with PADI Primary Care (CPR) and PADI Secondary Care (First Aid) courses.


CPR & AED

This PADI course focuses on CPR training and teaching participants how to use an AED (automated external defibrillator).
When workplace or governmental requirements specify this training, the CPR & AED course meets the need.
This course is often integrated into First Aid at Work programs.


First Aid at Work

In some areas, such as Great Britain, Australia and Canada, governmental regulations call for enhanced CPR and first aid training for the workplace.
First Aid at Work programs designed for these areas include additional topics and skills to meet requirements while following the easy to learn PADI EFR approach to training.


EFR Refresher

It’s a good idea to refresh your CPR and first aid skills every 24 months, and that’s what the PADI EFR Refresher course is designed to do.
Focusing on key skills, the course allows you to stay up-to-date and ready to lend aid when needed.

 

 

PADI RESCUE DIVER COURSE

PADI Rescue Diver Course Phuket Thailand

 

 

 

 

The PADI Rescue Diver Course

“Challenging” and “rewarding” best describe the PADI Rescue Diver course. Building upon what you’ve already learned, this course expands on what you already know about how to prevent problems, and how to manage them if they occur.

 

The Fun Part

The fun part about this course is rising to challenges and mastering them. Most divers find this course both demanding and rewarding, and at the end, say it’s the best course they’ve ever taken.

 

Get College Credit

You may be able to earn college credit for the PADI Rescue Diver Course.

 

What You Learn

1/- Self rescue

2/- Recognizing and managing stress in other divers

3/- Emergency management and equipment

4/- Rescuing panicked divers

5/- Rescuing unresponsive divers

 

The Scuba Gear You Use

You use all your basic scuba gear including a dive computer and accessories.

 

Check with your local dive shop about the gear you’ll use during this course. You can find most everything at the scuba diving shop in your area.

 

The Learning Materials You Need

The PADI Rescue Diver crewpak includes all materials required to complete the PADI Rescue Diver course - including a pocket mask. You’ll learn how to think like a rescue diver and preview skills you’ll practice with your PADI Instructor. Once your Rescue Diver course is complete, you can review the DVD to refresh your dive safety skills as needed. This tool box of knowledge and technique will give you the expertise to handle almost any emergency situation.

 

To purchase this product, contact your local PADI Instructor, dive shop or resort.

 

Prerequisites

To enroll in the PADI Rescue Diver course, you must:

1/- Be 12 years or older.

2/- Have a PADI Adventure Diver certification (or have a qualifying certification from another organization).

3/- Be trained and current for first aid and CPR within the previous two years (Ask your instructor about Emergency First Response CPR and first aid courses).

 

Rescue Diver Online

The PADI Rescue Diver course is the newest addition to the PADI eLearning® family. Rescue Diver Online gets you started right away and lets you learn at your own pace and in your own time. Start Now!

 

Your Next Adventure

After completing CPR and first aid and the PADI Rescue Diver course, you should take the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider course Together, these three courses round out your ability to handle scuba diver emergencies.

 

 

PADI MASTER SCUBA DIVER COURSE

 

Sharpen Your Skills with the PADI Master Scuba DiverTM rating

You have the passion. You want to join the best of the best in recreational scuba diving. You want to live the dive lifestyle and explore the underwater world and go places and see things you have never experienced.

 

More than a pipe dream?

 

Absolutely! Do it by becoming a PADI Master Scuba Diver - a rating that puts you in a class of distinction - writing your ticket to endless adventure and opportunities through the experience and scuba training that sets you apart.

 

The Fun Part

With the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating, you have reached the highest non professional level in the PADI System of diver education. It means that you have acquired significant training and experience in a variety of dive environments. See all the specialty diver courses offered.

 

Prerequisites

1/- 12 years old.

2/- PADI Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization).

3/- PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization).

4/- PADI Rescue Diver or Junior Rescue Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization).

5/- Minimum of five PADI Specialty Diver courses.

6/- Minimum of 50 logged dives.

 

For more information on becoming a PADI Master Scuba Diver, contact your local PADI Dive.

Shop or Resort where you can explore PADI course options.

 

 

PADI DIVEMASTER COURSE
 

Divemasters Wanted! Join the Tribe!

Do you have a deep and abiding passion for diving? Or, do you merely love it with all of your heart?  If so, you should consider doing what you love for a living: become a PADI Divemaster.

 

When you Join the Tribe™ by becoming a PADI Divemaster, you align yourself with the largest and most respected dive tribe in the world—that of PADI Professionals. These are PADI Divemasters and Instructors sharing a passion for diving and an active concern for the health of the world’s underwater habitats. 

 

PADI Divemaster Course

Looking for the first step in working with scuba as a career? Your adventure into the professional levels of recreational scuba diving begins with the PADI Divemaster program. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, in this program you expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills to the professional level. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers. PADI Divemaster is the prerequisite certification for both the PADI Assistant Instructor and PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor certifications.

 

What You Learn

During the PADI Divemaster program, you learn dive leadership skills through both classroom and independent study. You 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’ll expand your diving knowledge, hone you skills and increase your confidence. Then, as a PADI Divemaster, you’ll use these attributes to lead, mentor and motivate other divers and experience the joy of seeing them transformed by the majesty of the aquatic realm.

 

What You Can Teach

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

1/- Supervise both training and non-training-related activities by planning, organizing and directing dives.

2/- Assist a PADI Instructor during the training sessions for any PADI Diver course.

3/- Conduct the PADI Skin Diver course and PADI Discover Snorkeling program.

4/- Conduct the PADI Discover Local Diving experience.

5/- Conduct the PADI Scuba Review program.

6/- If qualified as a Discover Scuba Diving Leader, independently conduct the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program.

7/- Earn the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Instructor rating to be able to teach the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer specialty.

7/- Independently guide Open Water Diver course students on the tour portion of Open Water Diver course Training Dives 2, 3 and 4 at a ratio of two student divers per certified divemaster.

8/- 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 Divemaster can remain            with other student divers (with an individual student or buddy team).

9/- Accompany student divers during Adventure Dives or Specialty training dives under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor.

10/- Conduct the PADI Seal Team Skin Diver Specialist AquaMission

11/- 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.

12/- Teach Emergency First Response courses after successfully completing an Emergency First Response Instructor course.

 

At a glance, compare what you can teach when you continue your professional diver education.

 

The Scuba Gear You Use

1/- You use all the basic scuba equipment and some scuba accessories such as a dive slate, dive knife, compass, dive watch, etc.

2/- It is highly recommended that you own all of your own scuba equipment, as familiarity with personal gear improves general scuba diving skills. You can find most everything at your local dive shop

 

 The Learning Materials You Need

 

The PADI Divemaster crewpak includes:

1/- PADI Divemaster Manual.

2/- Divemaster slates.

3/- PADI Instructor Manual.

4/- The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving - a comprehensive overview of diving physics, physiology, and equipment.

4/- Scuba Tune-up Guidebook.

5/- PADI Professional Log.

6/- DSD Cue Cards.

7/- PADI Pro Bag.

8/- PADI Divemaster Application package.

 

There are other required materials that a Divemaster Candidate will need but may have received them during other PADI programs so they have not been included in the Divemaster Crew-Pak.  Please ask your PADI Instructor for the full list of required materials that you will need for the program.   

 

 You also have the option to take Divemaster Online and purchase the Divemaster eLearning Crew-Pak.

 

To purchase Crew-Paks, contact your local PADI Five Star IDC Dive Shop or Resort.  For Divemaster Online, you can sign up today.

 

Prerequisites

To take this course, you must be:

1/- 18 years old.

2/- A PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization).

3/- A PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization).

4/- An Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (or qualifying first aid and CPR training from another organization) course completion within the past 24 months.

5/- Have at least 40 dives to begin the course and 60 for certification

6/- Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement (PDF) signed by a physician within the last 12 months.

 

Other Courses That Will Prepare You for Success as a PADI Divemaster

Here are some suggestions for other PADI courses that will help make you more successful as a PADI Divemaster:

1/- Search and Recovery (Highly recommended).

2/- Deep Diver (Highly recommended).

3/- Dive Theory Online.

4/- Boat Diver.

5/- Coral Reef Conservation.

6/- Digital Underwater Photographer.

7/- Emergency First Response Instructor.

8/- Emergency Oxygen Provider.

9/- Enriched Air Diver (You can even sign up for the PADI Enriched Air Course Online!).

10/- Equipment Specialist.

11/- Night Diver.

12/- Peak Performance Buoyancy.

13/- Underwater Naturalist.

14/- Underwater Navigation.

 

Get College Credit.

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