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Divemaster Course

The PADI Divemaster course focuses on developing your diving skills, rescue skills, and professional knowledge of dive theory. You will expand on your problem-solving skills developed during the PADI Rescue Diver program, and experience supervisory situations with both students and certified divers.


You will receive individual coaching and work with our instructors while assisting in the training of students. Share your passion with others. Become a mentor, a leader and a respected PADI dive professional. You will be leading dives yourself in no time. Scuba divers look up to divemasters. As a PADI divemaster, you’ll be a respected professional who are aligned with the largest and most reputable dive organization in the world. You’ll lead others as you supervise scuba diving activities and assists with training.


The PADI Divermaster course is your first level of professional training. Make your passion your profession!


Visit our Singapore dive centre or fill in the online registration below to start doing what you love as a career!

Course Prerequisites:

  • PADI Rescue Divers who are at least 18 years old.

  • Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months.

  • A medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months.

  • At least 40 logged dives to begin the course and 60 dives to earn certification.

Course Schedule


It’s flexible! The duration of the PADI Divemaster certification can be achieved between 4 – 12 months, it will also be based on your availability and your progress during the course. The PADI Divemaster course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, waterskills exercises and workshops, and hands-on practical assessment, you develop the skills to organize and direct a variety of scuba diving activities.

Topics and Practical Workshops

  • The role and characteristics of the PADI Divemaster

  • Supervising dive activities and assisting with student divers

  • Diver safety and risk management

  • Divemaster conducted programs and specialized skills

  • Business of diving and your career

  • Awareness of the dive environment

  • Dive setup and management

  • Mapping an open water site

  • Conducting dive briefings

  • Organizing a search and recovery project and a deep dive

  • Conducting a scuba review and skin diver course

  • Assisting with Discover Scuba Diving and leading Discover Local Diving programs

Stamina Assessment and Development

- 400 meter Swim without using swimming aid

- 15 minute treading or floating on water

- 800 meter nonstop snorkel

- 100 meter diver tow using full scuba equipment


Two dive attachments where you experience the life of a Divemaster.

You will need to perform:

- Diver rescue assessment and development

- Respond to an unresponsive, non-breathing diver.

Course Location & Pricing

PADI Divemaster Course - S$2599

Course Includes:

  1. PADI Divemaster Online Crew Pak

  2. Knowledge Development class session

  3. Pool session

  4. Trip attachment to Pulau Tioman

  5. Instructor Fees


  1. Marine Park Fees of RM 50 ( To be paid at Mersing Jetty )

  2. Insurance

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any hidden charges not stated?

Absolutely no! We don’t like last minute negative surprises hence we won’t spring any on you too.


Am I able to request a room to myself?

Sure! We will do our best to make special arrangement for you subject to availability at the destination resort.

However, in most cases, there will be a surcharge if you are requesting for a room to yourself. Please check with us on the charges.


Do I need to sign up with a partner?

You don’t have to. We will arrange another diver embarking on the same course to be your buddy. In the unlikely event that you are the odd one out, your dive buddy will be your trusty Instructor or Divemaster.


Do I need to know how to swim?

Watermanship is needed to overcome scenarios that you may face while at sea. You don’t need to be a top athletics in swimming but basic skills and stamina are recommended. Don’t let this be a hurdle for you to start learning scuba diving! Speak with us on this.


How soon can I sign up for the course?

You are recommended to start as early as possible. You will need to go through a theory session prior to the confined pool hence the sooner you start, the earlier you can get into the water!


I am a vegetarian, will there be any food catered specially?

Rest assure that there are many options available for green lovers at the resort. Just let us know in advance so we can arrange the meals for you.


What is the student to instructor ratio?

We adhere to a 5 students to 1 instructor ratio. In the event that we have extra students, we will at our discretion increase another dive professional assisting the group.

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