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PADI COURSES 2013-2014
Updated: Sunday 05 January 2014



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. 


Are you ready to experience it with the oldest PADI Dive Center in Thailand?

Contact SEAFARER DIVERS - Phuket

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To promote rapid and safe learning, our Dive Center has certified PADI Instructors fluent in English, French, German and Thai as well a classroom and convenient nearby dive sites for student training at Chalong Bay or Nai Harn beach in Rawai.
Divers course 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), use of educational material and full dive equipment for students up to Rescue Diver. PADI certification fees or Student Crew-Paks are not included.
Leadership courses (Divemaster & Instructor) do not include: Certification fees, educational material and dive equipment except tanks and weight.

PADI Divemaster (2 weeks/8 days training or 3 months Internship): 31,900 Baht.

- 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$.



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.



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.

You may be able to earn college credit for the PADI Divemaster course.

SEAFARER DIVERS CO LTD - 1/10-11 Moo 5, Soi Ao Chalong Pier, Tambon Rawai, Amphur Muang, Phuket 83130 THAILAND
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