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  PADI Divemaster Course  

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Getting serious about diving?
Want to take the first step into the professional leagues?
The PADI Divemaster course is your ticket!


A PADI Divemaster is someone who exhibits a high level of diving skill, professional level leadership, a high level of dive theory knowledge and who is generally a well-rounded and seasoned diver. You will learn skills such as mapping a dive site, high quality diving skills demonstrations and fine-tuning your rescue abilities. As a Divemaster you will be able to supervise divers on fun dives, assist instructors with training and conduct certain PADI programs independently. The Divemaster rating is your stepping stone to becoming a full-fledged PADI Instructor via a PADI Instructor Development course.



  • A PADI Rescue diver or equivalent rating from another organization

  • Have logged at least forty dives as documented by a personal logbook

  • Must be at least eighteen years old at the start of the course

  • Must have completed an Emergency First Response course within two years of the start date, or have current CPR/First Aid training from another recognized training agency

Three steps to certification


Step 1




Course Details

Step 2

Pool Training & PADI DM Crewpak

4 pool sessions are included in the Pool Training Package

Course Details

Step 3


open water dives

Open Water Training in Singapore waters per session (2 dives):
   •    SGD 225 (1 to 1) or
   •    SGD 180 (2 or more in class)

Course Details
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STEP 1 Part 1: PADI eLearning for Divemaster Course:

The PADI eLearning for Divemaster Course will take about 50 hours. You will cover 9 theory topics online and there will be online assessments as well.

The 9 theory topics:

1    The Role and Characteristics of the PADI DM
2    Supervising Diving Activities
3    Assisting with Students
4    Dive Safety & Risk Management
5    Divemaster Conducted Programs
6    Specialized Skills and Activities
7    The Business of Diving & Your Career
8    Awareness of the Dive Environment
9    Dive Theory Review

You will need to enroll by contacting us and your product code will be sent to you upon receiving the payment. This begins a personal mentoring relationship from the start, solidifying the connection between instructors and PADI Divemaster candidates.

Part 2: PADI eLearning for Dive Theory (optional):

The PADI eLearning for Dive Theory takes 12 to 15 hours to complete. It is a comprehensive overview of dive physics, dive physiology, dive skills, environmental considerations, dive equipment, and decompression theory and the Recreational Dive Planner (RDP). Each section consists of multimedia instructional material followed by questions to review what you have learnt. Divemaster candidates will find this course useful to prepare for the DM exams. While this portion is optional, we highly recommend everyone to take the course for personal enrichment.

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STEP 2 Confined Water Dives (otherwise known as Pool Training):
4 pool sessions are included in the Pool Training Package. For Practical Assessment 1, there must be either at least 1 real Open Water Student or 4 mock students. Additional pool sessions if required will be chargeable at SGD 150 per pool per candidate (2 or more candidates) or SGD 180 per pool (1 to 1). Note that each pool will take about 6 hours and below is the pool requirement:


  • There will be a re-scheduling fee of SGD 60 per person per session for any changes to any lessons after confirmation of schedule.

  • There will be additional charges for additional pool lessons for any students who are unable to fulfill performance requirement in the scheduled pool session. Charges is SGD 180 per person per session (one to one), SGD 150 per person session (two or more in class).

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STEP 3 Open Water Training:

The number of trips needed will be dependent on the completion of the performance requirement. For the conduct of all practical assessment, there must be either at least one real student or four mock students for each dive. Depending on the number of candidates on each trip as well as the performance of the candidates, the number of items completed may not be equivalent to the number of dives on that trip. Below is the open water requirement:

Additional Assignments:

  1. Medical Kit List

  2. Dive Site Maps

  3. EAPs


  • Two to twelve months


Course components:

  • Stamina exercises

  • Knowledge development segments

  • Dive skills completion

  • Practical application skills (mapping, equipment exchange, divemaster conducted programs, student divers in training supervision)

  • Complete a diver rescue assessment

  • Create an emergency assistance plan for a given dive site

  • Complete an internship

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