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Go Professional Become A SDI DIVEMASTER


You love scuba diving? You want to share your passion for diving with others on a whole new level? 


Then take to that next level and become a Professional SDI Divemaster and do what you love to do as a career. 


Divemasters are leaders who mentor and motivate others. You will experience the joy of seeing and mentoring others enjoying diving and having as much fun as you do.

Divemasters are respected Dive Professionals. The Divemaster course is the first level of professional training.


Working closely with our Instructors, Course Directors and Instructor Trainers you’ll fine-tune your dive skills such as perfecting the effortless hover, refining your rescue skills so you anticipate and easily solve common problems. 


You’ll gain dive knowledge, management and supervision abilities so you become a role model to divers everywhere.


As a Professional Divemaster, you’ll lead others as you supervise scuba diving activities and assist an Instructor with diver training. 

From working far away at an exotic dive resort to closer to home at your local dive store, the adventure of a lifetime awaits you.


What Will You LEARN?


The Professional Divemaster is a leader who takes charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, water skills exercises and workshops with hands-on practical assessments you develop the skills to organize and direct a variety of scuba diving activities. 


Topics and practical workshops include:


    The role of the Professional Divemaster

    Supervising dive activities and assisting with Student Divers

    Diver safety and risk management

      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


Your instructors may also offer additional training such as Deep Diver and Search and Recovery Diver specialty diver courses along with your Divemaster training to help you meet all requirements and to broaden your abilities.


Candidates need to be Certified Rescue Diver or equivalent certification, and who are at least 18 years old, have at least logged 40 dives to  enroll in the SDI Divemaster course. 


You also need to have:

    Emergency First Aid 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 60 dives to graduate and earn certification.

In addition to all required Scuba Diving equipment, 

candidates will be required to purchase the Divemaster Crew Kit that contains the Divemaster Manual, required slates, US Navy Dive Tables and eLearning code.


Why Choose US?


At The Dive Place we take diver education very seriously ensuring our Student Divers and Professional Candidates are receiving a complete education in a safe relaxed atmosphere. 

Benefits we offer are:

Flexible schedule -We can arrange your Divemaster Course based around your schedule. It can be scheduled at the Condensed 8-10 day program, a weekends only program to what days are available to you. 

We offer real world training where you will be working with Student Divers and Certified Divers under the direct supervision of our Instructors, Course Directors and Instructor Trainers.

Our Multi-Media based classroom offers a relaxed intuitive atmosphere. Truly making your IDC a more relaxed hassle free experience so you can focus on your education.

This is what makes The Dive Place difference!

Are You Ready To START?

Though the Professional Divemaster program is intense and thorough, our Crew Members are here to help you through the process. To guide you through helpful feedback, coaching to make sure you are comfortable, and well prepared for the role of a Professional Divemaster. 


Professional courses are an investment of not only finance but time. Not everyone has the ability or desire to become a Professional Divemaster, but if you do, we are here to help you. 


Come into The Dive Place and meet our Crew members  where we will discuss your career and help you move in the direction you want to go.


Your decision is your future. We want you to be confident that you are in the best hands at this stage of your career.


Would you still like to know more? Simply contact us to learn more about our other Professional courses.


Let us show you The Dive Place difference!

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