PADI Divemaster Course Gili Islands
Why to you like to become a divemaster?
You are not a PADI Divemaster yet but you are already a rescue diver and consider taking the extra steps to become a professional scuba diver as a Divemaster at the Gili Islands in Indonesia and live your dream?
Consider spending most of your time in the ocean and the rest of it under the sun, being able to wear shorts and sandals to work, meeting interesting people from around the world and most importantly, doing a job that you love!
Sounds like too good to be true?
This could become your reality with the PADI Divemaster course at Oceans 5 Dive Resort on Gili Air, Indonesia!
Being a professional diver
The Divemaster course is where your professional level of training begins. During the program you will work closely with our team of experienced instructors, assisting with student divers and developing your leadership abilities, under the supervision of our 4 PADI Course Directors Joeri van Hal, Giny Pinto, Alina Conroy and Sander Buis.
Our course covers all aspects of being a dive pro from understanding the physiology and physics of diving, to using a SMB and mapping a dive site. You will gain valuable experience and dive skills, improve your confidence and expand your dive theory.
Our PADI Divemaster Program is very flexible, allowing you to start your training when convenient and extend your training to maximize your learning experience. The course takes an average of 4 to 6 weeks to accomplish.
Oceans 5 offers free extra workshops for our divemaster candidates. The workshops will give the candidates more knowledge about diving, marine life, safety procedures and how it works being part of a team of a PADI 5 star Career Development Center, the highest ranking for a PADI Dive Center!
Examples of the workshops are:
- Explaining current checks
- Fish Identification
- Coral Identification
- SMB workshop
- Knots and liftbag workshop
- Safety procedures on the boat
- How to use a different emergency oxygen units
- How to make a proper dive briefing and debriefing
- Control of the divers underwater workshop
- Dive planning
How do you get started as a PADI Divemaster candidate?
- PADI Rescue Divers who are at least 18 years old may enroll in the PADI Divemaster course.
- You need to have a Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (EFR with CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months.
- You need to bring a medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months.
- 40 logged dives are needed to begin the course and 60 dives to earn certification.
Qualifying certifications from other diver training organization may apply as well.
What will you learn in the PADI divemaster course?
Our PADI Divemaster course educates you to become a leader. Through knowledge development, training your water skills, skill demonstrating workshops and hands-on practical assessment, you’ll cultivate the abilities 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
Our Divemasters here at Oceans 5 Dive are all equally trained and assessed to insure the highest quality of training. We take all our training from “zero to hero” diving very serious insuring safe diving practices at all times and the best level of professionalism in the industry, like our PADI IDC Gili Islands programs.
Disabled Divers International: DDI Assistant Diver Course
You can choose to extend your training with the DDI Assistant Diver Course. This 2-day course is available once you have completed your Divemaster course. It is suited for anyone who is interested in learning more about working with disabled scuba divers. This course teaches you about the need for empathy and understanding, when diving with disabled divers. What you take away from this course will be useful in your every-day role as a Divemaster.