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Divemaster

Dive Deeper with Red Alert Diving's PADI Divemaster Program!

Embark on a journey of discovery and mastery with the premier PADI Divemaster Program at Red Alert Diving, your gateway to the underwater world in Panama City Beach. With decades of experience training dive professionals, Red Alert Diving stands as a beacon of excellence in the diving industry.

The PADI Divemaster course is your first level of professional training. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you’ll fine-tune your dive skills, like perfecting the effortless hover, and refine your rescue skills so you anticipate and easily solve common problems.

What sets Red Alert Diving apart?

Here's why aspiring divers choose us:

Experience:

With years of experience training dive professionals, our instructors are not just educators; they're mentors dedicated to nurturing your passion for diving. Their wealth of knowledge and expertise ensures that you receive the highest quality training, empowering you to become a confident and skilled Divemaster.

Onsite Heated Swimming Pool:

Dive into your training in comfort and convenience with our state-of-the-art heated swimming pool. Perfect for honing your skills in a controlled environment under the guidance of our expert instructors. No matter the weather, you can always dive into your training with ease.

Multiple Boats:

Explore the vast underwater realm with ease on one of our several boat operations. Whether you're a novice diver or an experienced enthusiast, our fleet of boats ensures you have access to diverse dive sites, each offering its own unique wonders and challenges.

Close Proximity to Dive Sites:

Located in the heart of Panama City Beach, Red Alert Diving is your portal to an array of spectacular dive sites. From crystal clear freshwater springs to emerald green saltwater shore dives to intriguing wreck dives teeming with life, you'll have easy access to some of the most sought-after underwater destinations. Dive into crystal-clear waters and discover the enchanting world beneath the surface.

Join us at Red Alert Diving and dive into a world of endless possibilities beneath the waves. Start your journey today and become a certified divemaster with the best training in Panama City Beach.

Divemaster

Required Materials

PADI Divemaster Crewpack

Who should take this course?

Love scuba diving? Want to share it with others on a whole new level? Take the PADI Divemaster course and do what you love to do as a career. Scuba divers look up to divemasters because they are leaders who mentor and motivate others. As a divemaster, you not only get to dive a lot, but also experience the joy of seeing others have as much fun diving as you do.

The PADI Divemaster course is your first level of professional training. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you’ll fine-tune your dive skills, like perfecting the effortless hover, and refine 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 PADI Divemaster, you’ll lead others as you supervise scuba diving activities and assist with diver training. Whether you want to work at a faraway dive destination or close to home at a local dive shop, the adventure of a lifetime awaits you. PADI Divemasters are respected dive professionals who are aligned with the largest and most respected dive organization in the world – PADI.

PADI Rescue Divers who are at least 18 years old may enroll in the PADI Divemaster course. You also need to have:

  • Emergency First Response 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 40 logged dives to begin the course and 60 dives to earn certification.
  • Note that qualifying certifications from other diver training organization may apply – ask your PADI Instructor.

What will you learn?

The PADI Divemaster course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, waterskills exercises and workshops, and hands-on practical assessment, you develop the skills to organize and direct a variety of scuba diving activities. Topics and practical workshops include:

  • The role and characteristics of the PADI Divemaster
  • Supervising dive activities and assisting with student divers
  • Diver safety and risk management
  • Divemaster conducted programs and specialized skills
  • 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 instructor may also offer the PADI 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.

You may be able to get college credit for the Divemaster course

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