next PADI Divemaster Orientation will be held
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 7 p.m.
at Y-kiki Divers Creve Coeur
Pro! Become a PADI Divemaster
your dive career with the first step PADI Divemaster.
Youre eligible to start your PADI Divemaster training
after 20 logged dives and successfully completing the PADI
Rescue Diver course. Working closely with a PADI Instructor,
you expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills to the
professional level. The most fulfilling part of the course
is learning to supervise dive activities and assisting with
diver training. Want to know more? Join us for a Divemaster Orientation Evening at Y-kiki
Divers Creve Coeur, Feb. 22, 7 p.m. Pre-registration is appreciated:
you a PADI Rescue Diver?
After youve completed the PADI Rescue Diver course,
youre ready for PADI Divemaster. 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
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.
You put this knowledge into action through an internship or
series of practical training exercises.
Work with local dive centers, on live-aboard
dive boats, yachts and at exotic resort locations
Assist PADI Instructors with scuba classes
Lead PADI Scuba Divers on guided dive
Teach and certify PADI Skin Divers
Conduct PADI Scuba Review programs for
Conduct Discover Local Diving orientations
Teach The Digital Underwater Photographer
Specialty Course after successfully completing a Digital Underwater
Specialty Instructor Training Course.
Teach Emergency First Response CPR and
First Aid programs after completing the Emergency First Response
instructor training program.
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver
(or qualifying certification from another training organization)
PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certification
from another training organization)
20 logged dives
18 years old
Learn dive leadership skills through classroom
sessions and by using the PADI Divemaster Manual and Video.
Complete a series of waterskills and
stamina exercises in confined and open water environments.
Three required training exercises that
test organizational and problem solving abilities.
Mapping a dive site, including underwater
and surface features
Equipment exchange: demonstrate the ability
to solve unanticipated problems underwater
Conduct a simulated or actual class,
under the supervision of a PADI Instructor
Internship or Practical Training Exercises
hands-on experience supervising and assisting divers in actual
PADI programs, under the guidance of a PADI Instructor
Practical Training Exercises: simulated scenarios
in supervising and assisting divers, under the supervision
of a PADI Instructor
Development: 12 topics ranging from dive theory to
assisting student divers in training
Number of Logged Dives: 60 for certification as PADI
PADI Divemaster Manual
Recreational Dive Planner
both versions (Table and eRDPML including associated
Instructions for Use booklets)
The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving
Diving Knowledge Workbook
PADI Divemaster Video
Instructor Guides for the programs that
may be conducted by PADI Divemasters. You may purchase these
guides from your PADI Dive Center/Resort or you may download
PDF versions by clicking on the links below.
1. Discover Scuba Diving
2. Discover Snorkeling/Skin
3. Scuba Review/Discover Local Diving
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