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Become a PADI Pro with us in the Caribbean

Divemaster course structure

What's involved?

Prepare for the PADI Divemaster course with the manual and video or through Divemaster eLearning. Your Divemaster course will consist of independent study, instructor led presentations and discussions or a combination of both. 

The practical assignments

Hands on sessions

  • Emergency assistance plan

  • Mapping a dive site

  • Conducting a dive briefing

  • Learning to assist in learn to dive courses

  • Learning to assist in continuing education courses

  • Guiding certified divers

  • Discover Scuba Diving program

  • Learn how to conduct the PADI reactivate program


PADI Skill circuit

24 skills make up the skill circuit

The 24 skills of the PADI skill circuit are:

The skill circuit is listed below:

  • Equipment assembly, adjustment, preparation, donning and disassembly

  • Pre dive safety check (BWRAF)

  • Deep water entry

  • Buoyancy check at surface

  • Snorkel to regulator & regulator to snorkel exchange

  • Five point descent (SORTED)

  • Regulator recovery and clearing

  • Mask removal, replacement and clearing

  • Air depletion exercise and alternate air source use (stationary)

  • Alternate air source ascent

  • Free flowing regulator breathing

  • Neutral buoyancy, using both methods oral & low pressure inflation

  • Five point ascent

  • Controlled emergency swimming ascent (CESA)

  • Hover motionless for 30 seconds

  • Underwater swim without mask

  • Remove & replace weight system underwater

  • Remove & replace scuba unit underwater

  • Remove & replace scuba unit on the surface

  • Remove & replace weight system on the surface

  • Head-first surface dive, snorkel out of mouth

  • Disconnect low-pressure inflator

  • Re-secure a loose cylinder band

  • Perform an emergency weight drop

For a full and comprehensive listing of everything that is included in the

PADI Divemaster Course follow this link.

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