• Be a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and a certified PADI Rescue Diver. (Equivalence Accepted)
• Be at least 18 years old
• Have a minimum of 40 logged dives
• Have completed the EFR Primary Care and Secondary Care in the last 24 months.
• Have undergone a medical examination in the last 12 months and be allowed to practice diving by a doctor.
Our training sessions are held in different locations.
• The theoretical training mainly takes place at the dive shop on Sherbrooke W.
• We use the Aquadôme, Collège Notre-Dame and the Université de Montréal swimming pools for the confined water portion
• For open water we mainly use the Kahnawake quarry (access fees are included during your training) and a few other locations depending on the training requirements.
The Divemaster course is a bit different from conventional courses. You are somewhat responsible for establishing your agenda during your training. You will agree on a timeline for the theoretical sessions with your instructor. The internship possibilities are numerous during our regular scheduled courses therefore you will have many opportunities to choose from.
• PADI Divemaster Manual
• PADI Instructor Manual
• RDP – Table and eRDPML including associated Instructions for Use booklets
• Th e Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving
• Divemaster Slates
• Log book
Divemaster candidates must view the PADI Divemaster Video.
• The PADI's Guide to Teaching
• The Diving Knowledge Workbook or the Dive Theory Online option.
• PADI Skill Practice and Dive Planning Slate (PADI Slate for practicing exercises and planning a dive).
DIVING EQUIPMENT REQUIRED FOR DIVEMASTER CANDIDATES
You must have your own scuba gear. If you need help to acquire your own equipment we will be pleased to advise you.
In addition to the regular gear as a Divemaster you must have:
• A time monitoring device
• A compass.
• A knife / diver’s tool.
• Two surface signaling device- one audible, the other visual
• A dive flag - where required by law.
• Instructions for use for dive computer or RDP/eRDPML.
1. Supervise both training and nontraining-related activities by planning, organizing and directing dives.
2. Assist an instructor during confi ned and open water training.
3. Guide Open Water Diver course students on the tour portion of Open Water Dives 2, 3 and 4 at a 2:1 ratio, under the instructor’s indirect supervision.
4. Accompany Open Water Diver students under the instructor’s indirect supervision during surface swims to and from the entry/exit point and during navigational exercises; as well as supervise remaining students when the instructor conducts a skill.
5. Accompany student divers during Adventure Dives or specialty course dives under the instructor’s indirect supervision.
6. Teach and certify PADI Skin Divers independently. Th is also includes conducting the PADI Seal Team AquaMission: Skin Diver Specialist.
7. Conduct the Discover Snorkeling program.
8. Conduct subsequent dives under an instructor’s indirect supervision for Discover Scuba Diving participants at a 2:1 ratio, after participants have satisfactorily completed the fi rst dive with an instructor.
9. Conduct the Discover Local Diving experience.
10. Conduct the ReActivate program for certified divers.
11. Conduct the skin diving skills segment of the Open Water Diver course during confi ned water dive 2, 3, 4, or 5.
12. If qualifi ed as a Discover Scuba Diving Leader, independently conduct Discover Scuba Diving in a pool or in confi ned open water.
13. Accompany certifi ed PADI Scuba Divers on subsequent dives.
14. After completing the corresponding instructor training, conduct:
a. Digital Underwater Photographer specialty courses under the direction of a PADI Instructor.
b. Emergency Oxygen Provider courses.
|Language||French or English|
|PADI Material Included||Crewpack not included|
|Other Course Material Incl.||More, in the Total Divemaster Program|
|Normal Inventory Status||Normally in stock|