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PADI Dive Master










Samui Tides


PADI Divemaster


PADI Divemaster is the first step in the PADI professional scuba diving program, expanding your existing scuba diving skills and knowledge. Working closely with our Padi instructors you will face new and exciting challenges and practical skills that you can use beyond the boundaries of diving. The PADI Divemaster program also broadens horizons giving the opportunity to work in some of the most beautiful places in the world, like here in Koh Samui Thailand.


The PADI Divemaster program has three modules to enhance diver development. Stamina & Water Skills, Knowledge development, and Leadership Abilities. Along with the program requiring a fair amount of self study this course give to the candidate exaclty what they put in, and CSI: SAMUI are there to give as much guidence and encouragement as possible. With the option of an internship the PADi Divemaster certification can be achieved in anything from 4 to 12 weeks depending on the learning abilities of each individule. Some schools on Koh Samui offer shorter periods of completion but at CSI: SAMUI we pride ourself on the best possible instruction for all our candidates and do not "cut corners" when it comes to Acting, Thinking, and Demanding professionalism. If you are serious about becoming a PADI Dive Professional the choice is completely YOURS.

So broaden Your Horizons and Your Future, complete The PADI Divemaster with CSI: SAMUI.

Questions we are generally asked:

How old do I have to be?

PADI Divemaster Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years old. You also require a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization), a PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization), an Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (or qualifying first aid and CPR training from another organization) course completion within the past 24 months. Have at least 20 dives to begin the course and 60 for certification. A Medical Statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months as also required.


What equipment do I need?

It is highly recommended that you own all of your own scuba equipment, as familiarity with personal gear improves general scuba diving skills. We can however provide Scuba equipment required for the PADI Divemaster program.


What learning materials do I need?

The PADI Divemaster crewpak includes everything you'll need to start the PADI Divemaster program. The complete set of materials includes: The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving. A comprehensive overview of diving physics, physiology, and equipment. Diving Knowledge Workbook - a self-study guide used in preparation for the Divemaster and Instructor exams. PADI Divemaster Manual.

What will I learn?

PADI Divemaster Tranees (DMT's) will complete 3 modules contained in the Divemaster program.

Knowledge Development: You will explore the role and characteristics of a PADI Divemaster along with supervising diving activities for certified divers. You will assist our PADi Instructors with student diviers and assess risk management. You will develop your dive theory in several areas including Decompression Theory and Dive Tables, Physiology & the Physics of diving.

Stamina Assessment: There are four exercises that evaluate your level of fitness and stamina. Each water skill is given a point scale from 5 to 1 and requires a combined total of 12 points. Candidates must complete all exercises prior to certification.

The Diver Rescue Assessment and Development Firstly evaluate effectiveness. To assure that candidates can perform a rescue if necessary in an emergency situation. Secondly, it improves the quality of rescue skills to assist with the PADI Rescue Diver course. Finally it forms the foundation of demonstration quality rescues required during the IDC/IE (Instructor Development Course and Instructor Exam).

Confined Water-skill Demonstration Development The Confined Water-skill Assessment and Development has two purposes - to verify that the candidate can perform the 20 basic dive skills from the PADI Skill Evaluation, and to train the candidate to perform these skills to demonstration quality.

How long is the PADI Divemaster program?

The PADI Divemaster can be successfully completed in 4 - 12 weeks. Please contact us for more details and discuss a personal itinerary.

What can I do next?

Now you are able to work in the Diving Industry opening new and exciting possibilities. Work at local dive centres, on live-aboard dive boats, yachts and at exotic resort locations. Assist PADI Instructors with students, Lead PADI Scuba Divers on guided dive tours, Teach and certify PADI Skin Divers, Teach PADI Discover Snorkelling programs, Conduct PADI Scuba Review programs for certified divers, Lead certified divers on Discover Local Diving experiences.

After completing your PADI Divemaster you can take a step closer to becoming an Open Water Scuba Instructor by becoming a PADI Assistant Instructor or after logging 100 dives you can start your Instructor Development Course. The Possibilities are endless.


If you require any further information on this or any other services we provide please do not hesitate to contact us.


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