Dive Master Phase

Becoming a dive professional opens up opportunities into a new career as a PADI Divemaster.  Over the month, you will learn what it takes to become a professional, leading recreational divers, and assisting instructors with courses.

The PADI Divemaster Course has extensive theory and practical elements, requiring a strong commitment to independent study and good time management.  Organise your time to log even more dives outside of those conducted as part of the course.  Throughout the course you will also be assessed on your professional manner and decision-making skills when working with colleagues and guests.

Theory Topics include

Practical Assessment

  • Role and Characteristics of a PADI Professional
  • Supervising Qualified or Student Divers
  • PADI Standards
  • Divemaster-led courses
  • Basic theory in marine biology and oceanography
  • Human Biology and Diving
  • Formulate an Emergency Assistance Plan
  • swim and stamina tests – 400m swim, 15min float, 800m snorkel, 100m tow
  • in-water rescue assessment
  • demonstrate basic 18 scuba skills in a professional manner
  • mapping project
  • underwater equipment exchange
  • assist on an entire open water course and continuing education
  • leading certified divers in open water

As they say, practice makes perfect!  Upon successful of the PADI Divemaster course, you can go into a three month experience phase, leading dives and continue to contribute to the operation of Coral Divers, while leading dives and assisting with courses.  What prospective employers look for is experience and what better place to get that than a 5 Star CDC Center & Gold Palm Resort.  Oh, and did we forget to mention it’s also in a National Park, with some of the best diving in the world?