Age Requirement: 18 years or older
Time Commitment: Approximately 50 hours
Course Prerequisites: Rescue Diver, 40 logged dives, CPR and First Aid certification within 24 months, medical clearance to dive
During the PADI Divemaster course, you’ll learn to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, water skills exercises and workshops, and hands-on practical assessment, you develop the skills to organize and direct a variety of scuba diving activities.
This e-learning course will cover the complete knowledge development parts and certification card. During your practical training sessions, the theory will be repeated and put into practice. So before you get into the water you will be learning dive theory in the comfort of your home.
Knowledge development covers the following topics:
- the roles and characteristics of a Divemaster
- supervising general diving activities
- assisting with student divers in training
- dive theory introduction
- physics of diving
- physiology of diving
- dive equipment
- decompression theory and the RDP
- Divemaster conducted programs
- the business of diving and your diving career
How does it work?
The theory consists of audiovisual and written explanations, knowledge reviews. Before completing the online training, we will schedule a private online-meeting and one of our amazing PADI Instructors will meet you in our virtual classroom. Once you have finished the e-learning, and we will be able to travel again, you can schedule your further practical training sessions. This training can be done either with us here in Colombia or in any other PADI dive center in the world.
Why should I take this course?
We understand that your time off is rare and incredibly valuable to you. We want to help maximize your free time on your next vacation. e-learning is for anyone who would prefer not to spend time in the classroom on their holidays. This is also a great option to not only study at your own pace, but in your native language, as it’s available in many different languages.
Please remember: The course fee covers your online training (incl. 1 private, virtual classroom session) and certification card. Practical training dives, dive equipment rental and other physical Divemaster training materials are available at additional fees via any PADI Dive Center. When completing the course with us at Ocean Lovers Taganga the fee of the e-learning course will be deducted from the PADI Divemaster certification course.