Divemaster Course with DIVE Northampton
Take the next step in your dive career and become a Divemaster. You will already have been working closely with an Instructor as part of our busy team. To progress to Divemaster, you'll expand your dive knowledge by completing the Science of Diving Specialty (course fees included in the Divemaster Fee) and hone your skills further as you prepare to work with students in training. Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities by training you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors as a Certified Assistant.
The Divemaster rating recognizes candidates that have the knowledge and training necessary to perform the duties of a certified assistant. These duties including assisting Instructors with conducting entry-level and continuing education scuba training programs
£175 includes Science if Diving fee
- What can Divemasters do?
Work at local dive centres, on live-aboard dive boats, yachts and at exotic resort locations
Assist Instructors by acting as in-water Rescue Divers
Lead Divers on guided dive tours
Lead certified divers on Discover Local Diving experiences
Issue Recognition cards for the Snorkeling Program
Teach First Aid programs after successful completion of a First Aid Instructor course.
Act as a certified assistant for all recreational scuba courses.
Assist during open water training dives by taking no more than two students at a time on excursion dives.
Qualify as a Training Specialist for the Ecology Specialty programs.
Enroll in an Instructor Training Course.
- What will I do?
Learn dive leadership through independent study sessions
Training exercises to test organizational and problem solving abilities
An internship or series of practical training exercises.
- What course materials are required?
As a Dive Guide, you will have been given access to the full suite of training materials and videos when you sign up for the course. These you can study at home, at work, on the move... just about anywhere. These are provided to you when you book and are included in your course fees.
Contact Andy on firstname.lastname@example.org to enrol or for further information.
- How long will it take?
We aim to complete this course by utilising the Internship method. As a result, it can take anything from two to six months to complete. That being said, this method ensures that as a student, you get to spend time in the water with actual students in real life situations.
- What do I need to start?
Be a certified Dive Guide or cross over as a certified Dive Guide
Medical clearance signed by a physician. As a Divemaster in the UK, this will probably take the form of a medical from an HSE certified Diving Doctor. This is something we can organise.
Proof of CPR training within two (2) years
Proof of First Aid training within two (2) years
Proof of Oxygen First Aid training within (2) years
A minimum of 60 logged dives totalling a minimum of 40 hours but as a general rule, you should have sufficient diving experience to be able to focus on the students and divers under you supervision.
Minimum age : 18 years old