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Divemaster Course


Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities by teaching you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers. Divemasters:

  • Work with local dive centers, on live-aboard dive boats, yachts and at exotic resort locations.
  • Assist Instructors with scuba classes.
  • Lead certified divers on guided dives.
  • Conduct local diving orientations.
  • May be able to teach certain refresher, discovery, noncertification and emergency response courses.

Divemaster training is an important prerequisite for Assistant Instructor and Instructor training.



Who Can Enroll? This course is open to divers who:

  • Are at least 18 years old.
  • Are certified to the PADI Advanced and Rescue level or equivalent.
  • ave logged at least 20 dives before starting your Divemaster training and at least 60 dives before completion of the program.
  • Hold current, non-expired, CPR & First Aid certification (EFR Primary & Secondary Care).
  • Have secured a physician’s approval for diving within the past twelve months, based on the standard Medical History/Exam form.
  • We also recommend that you complete the PADI Master Diver certification (5 specialties) prior to completing your Divemaster training. You will be a much more effective Divemaster if you have the training and certifications you will be assisting other divers obtain... At the minimum you should hold the Underwater Navigation and Deep diver ratings.



What is involved? This course consists of:

  • Self study & knowledge development in Diving physics, physiology, skills and the environment, supervising students in training, dive management and control, dive planning, emergency assistance planning, and mapping.
  • Instructor elaboration, discussion, and testing on the above topics.
  • Watermanship skills and stamina.
  • General diving skills.
  • Practical application during your intership with actual PADI courses and real students.

Where and When?


Where and when do classes take place?

  • Practical application during your intership with actual PADI courses and real students.
  • You will meet with your instructor every couple of weeks to go over your academics, discuss the topics and how they apply to different diving situations, and complete any test on the topics you have completed and discussed with your instructor.
  • Most of the in-water work is practical application while assisting with various classes, including Open Water, Advanced, and Specialty dives. You will hone your Divemaster skills in the pool and on several trips where we have training activities.
  • You can complete the other water training (swims, snorkels, rescue scenario, skill circuit, etc.) in the pool and on trips to Lake Lanier or the Rock Quarry.
  • The schedule for the Divemaster course is flexible based on your needs and our available trips to complete the water training.

Starting dates include:

  • Your starting date is ANYTIME you are ready to GO PRO!!... Just stop in.

How Much?

How Much

How much does it cost? The course fee is $425 per person and includes:

  • All academic sessions needed to complete the training.
  • All water skills training and practice.
  • Instructor assistance on completing your training objectives.Use of tanks and air fills for all pool training and internship.

Ask about the Wet Set Scuba TDS discount for this program.

Students are responsible for supplying all of the equipment items listed below, plus:

  • PADI Divemaster Training package.
  • PADI Divemaster DVD.
  • PADI Diving Knowledge workbook.
  • Any other resources needed to complete tasks or assignments.
  • All trip fees needed to complete the internship dives.

What Equipment?


What equipment will you need? Students are responsible for supplying all of the equipment items listed below:

  • Mask, snorkel, fins and boots.
  • Adequate exposure protection.
  • One cylinder per dive, per day.
  • Weight system, weights.
  • Buoyancy Control Device (BC).
  • Regulator/alternate air source.
  • Dive Computer.
  • U/W Compass.
  • Audible surface signal (whistle).
  • Surface signal (safety tube).
  • Cutting tool.
  • Dive tables and slate.

All of these items are available at Wet Set Scuba for sale or rent.

How to Enroll

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Get Started Now: The best way to get started is to either call or visit Wet Set Scuba in Stockbridge, GA to pick up your PADI Divemaster Training package and discuss your diving options. You can also get going right now by clicking on the PADI e-Learning link and contacting us about doing your practical application & water training.

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