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H. PADI Divemaster Course

H. PADI Divemaster Course
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PADI Divemaster Course
 
A Divemaster is the first leadership level in the PADI progression.
This rating denotes an individual who:

1. Has a high level of personal diving skill.
2. Possesses instructor level knowledge of diving theory.
3. Has had significant training in how to assist an instructor during training activities.
4. Is able to assume a role of responsibility for the welfare of other divers in his/her charge.
 
Duties of a PADI Divemaster:
1. Assist a teaching status PADI Instructor in confined water and open water training of divers.
2. Independently guide Open Water Diver Course students on the tour portion of training dives 2 through 4 at a ratio of 2 students per certified Divemaster.
3. Conduct the PADI Environmental Orientation Dives so long as the Divemaster is insured.
4. Generally supervise both training and non-training related activities by planning, organizing, and directing dives.
5. Independently teach the PADI Snorkeling Course.
6. Independently conduct a SCUBA Refresher Course
7. Independently conduct a PADI Discover SCUBA Program after being qualified to teach.
 
To qualify for PADI Divemaster training, you must:
1. Be certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent rating.
2. Be certified as a PADI Rescue Diver or equivalent rating.
3. Be 18 years of age or older.
4. Submit an approved medical exam form for a medical examination conducted within the past year. The form is to be signed by a licensed physician and is to state that the candidate is fit for diving.
5. Be CPR certified (within 24 months).
6. Have 40 logged dives by the start of the course.
7. Have 60 logged dives by the end of the course.
Note: A CPR/First Aid course will be made available at an additional cost if needed.
 
Course Structure: To fulfill these training objectives, the PADI Divemaster course consists of three phases or modules that include:
1. Knowledge Development - Classroom and Dive Theory Online
2. Watermanship, Pool Skills, and Dive Skills Workshops
3. Practical Application/Internship
 
Divemaster Performance Requirements
1. Pass Part One of the Final Exam
2. Complete Dive Theory Online
3. Complete and turn in all Knowledge Reviews
4. Complete and turn in an Emergency Assistance Plan
5. Complete and turn in an Underwater Map
6. Complete the skills and stamina module scoring a minimum of 15 points. Skills include: 400-yard swim (8 laps), 15 minutes tread water (last 2 minutes hands out of water), 800-yard snorkel swim (16 laps), 100 yard inert diver tow in full scuba gear, and equipment exchange.
7. Complete a Rescue Assessment
8. Complete all 24 dive skills - Candidates must demonstrate all scuba and skin diving skills in a "demonstration quality" manner scoring at least a 3 (out of 5) on each skill, and scoring at least 82 points in total, with at least one underwater skill at a 5.
9. Pool Dive Skill Workshops - Discover SCUBA, Snorkeling, and ReActive
10. Open Water Skill Workshops - Discover SCUBA and Discover Local Diving
11. Conduct a simulated or actual Divemaster conducted program (lead dive)
12. Intern one complete open water SCUBA class - classroom, pool, and four ocean dives
13. Intern one dive in a continuing education program
14. Deep Dive Scenario
15. Search and Recovery Scenario
16. Dive Site Set-up and Management Scenario
17. Dive Site Briefing Scenario
 
Required Materials - (See Related Products)
PADI Divemaster CrewPack - (Divemaster Manual, Instructor Manual, Divemaster and Discover SCUBA Slates, PADI Encyclopedia, Diving Knowledge Workbook, PADI eRDPml and Training Log Book)
PADI Divermaster DVD
PADI Recreational Dive Planner
PADI Divemaster Processing Fee
 
Suggested Additional Materials
PADI Open Water Manual with recreational dive planner, PADI Advanced Manual, PADI Rescue Manual with accident management work slate, Instructor Confined Open Water and Open Water Slates.
 
Tuition: See Below (Student materials and PADI processing fee are not included.)
 
PADI Online Theory: $131 (paid directly to PADI Click here to register) (Must be completed by the second night of class.)
 
Divemaster Course March 2017
Sunday March 19
 
Classroom Session 1
1pm to 4:30pm

Pool 4:45pm to 9pm

Role and Characteristics of the PADI Divemaster (Chapter 1)
Supervising Diving Activities (Chapter 2)
Assisting with Student Divers in Training (Chapter 3)
Diver Safety and Risk Managment (Chapter 4)

Divemaster Conducted Programs (Chapter 5)
Note: Above information can be found in the PADI Divemaster Manual.

Pool Location:  Wayland Community Pool - Stamina and waterskills and Skills review/evaluation

Sunday March 26
 
Classroom Session 2
1pm to 4:30pm

Pool 4:45pm to 9pm

Specialized Skills and Activities (Chapter 6)
The Business of Diving and your Career (Chapter 7)
Awareness of the Dive Environment (Chapter 8)
Dive Theory Review (Go over questions from the online course)
Final Exam Part One

Pool Location:  Wayland Community Pool –Stamina and waterskills and 24 Skills review/evaluation continued

Pool - Sunday April 2
4:45pm to 9:00pm

Pool Location:  Wayland Community Pool – Divemaster Conducted Programs Training Exercise and Rescue Evaluation

Pool - Sunday April 9
4:45pm to 9:00pm

Pool Location:  Wayland Community Pool – Discover Scuba, Snorkeling, and ReActivate

 
 Ocean Training Dives
Scheduled during class Deep Dive/Search and Recovery Dive
Scheduled during class              Dive Site Set-up and Management Scenario
Dive Site Briefing Scenario
Open Water Skill Workshops - Discover Scuba and Discover Local Diving
   
Divemaster Course July 2017

Sunday, July 9                         
 

Classroom Session 1
1pm to 3:15pm


Pool 3:30pm to 7:30pm
 

Role and Characteristics of the PADI Divemaster (Chapter 1)
Supervising Diving Activities (Chapter 2)
Assisting with Student Divers in Training (Chapter 3)

Note: Above information can be found in the PADI Divemaster Manual.

Pool Location:  Wayland Community Pool - Stamina and waterskills and Skills review/evaluation

Sunday July 16 
 
Classroom Session 2

1pm to 3:15pm


Pool: 3:30pm to 7:30pm

Diver Safety and Risk Managment (Chapter 4)
Divemaster Conducted Programs (Chapter 5)

Specialized Skills and Activities (Chapter 6)
The Business of Diving and your Career (Chapter 7)


Pool Location:  Wayland Community Pool - 
Stamina and waterskills and 24 Skills review/evaluation continued

Sunday July 23 
 

Classroom Session 3

Pool: 3:30pm to 7:30pm

Awareness of the Dive Environment (Chapter 8)
Dive Theory Review (Go over questions from the online course)
Final Exam Part One
 

Pool Location:  Wayland Community Pool – Divemaster Conducted Programs Training Exercise and Rescue Evaluation

Pool - Sunday July 30

3:30pm to 7:30pm

Pool Location:  Wayland Community Pool – Discover Scuba, Snorkeling, and Reactivate

  Ocean Training Dives

Scheduled during class

Deep Dive/Search and Recovery Dive

Scheduled during class

Dive Site Set-up and Management Scenario
Dive Site Briefing Scenario
Open Water Skill Workshops - Discover Scuba and Discover Local Diving

 

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