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Become a pro – make a job out of your passion

You are a passionate diver. And you want to share this passion with others. Then become a dive professional! Whether as an additional income or a new long-term career: As a dive professional, you can pass on your dream to others … and you are under water every day. In our PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Dive Resort, we train you to be an experienced instructor:

PADI Divemaster

Instructor Development Course

Turn your dream into a career: become a Divemaster. This course enhances your knowledge and refines your skills at a professional level.

You will develop your leadership skills and learn to supervise diving activities and assist instructors in their work with student divers.

As a PADI Divemaster you will use your skills to lead, care for and motivate other divers. With this course, you lay the foundation to become a PADI Assistant Instructor and PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor.


  • Must be a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or have an equivalent diver’s license from another dive training organization) and 18 years old

  • Must be a PADI Rescue Diver (or have an equivalent diver’s license from another dive training organization)

  • Must have completed Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care within the last 24 months (or can provide equivalent First Aid and CPR training from another organization)

  • Number of dives: at least 40 dives at the beginning of the course, 60 at time of certification

  • Inclusive materials: PADI Divemaster Manual, PADI Instructor Manual, RDP Table and eRDPML with associated manuals, The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving, Divemaster Slates and Logbook

Course content:


9 Theory lessons (online, self-study or classroom)


  • 4 endurance skills and 1 rescue scenario
  • 24 demonstratively demonstrated diving skills (skills)
  • 1 equipment exchange under alternating breathing

Open water:

  • Emergency plan & underwater map
  • Course accompaniments in theory, pool and open water.
  • 2 Teaching samples from Discover Scuba Diving, Skin Diving or Scuba Review
  • 1 Performing Discover Local Diving

Duration: 10-14 days (fulltime)

Price: 650,00 €
Plus Crew Pack Divemaster 188,20 €

Application Fee (directly to Padi) 121,20 €

(Prices include 24 % VAT)

We recommend that you take part in a Divemaster Internship with us

Duration: 4 weeks

Price:  1800.00 € (including Crew Pack Divemaster, Padi application fee and 4 weeks accommodation)

The Instructor Development Course (IDC) consists of 2 parts:

  1. Assistant Instructor (IC) course
  2. Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI). To become PADI OWSI, you must then participate in the Instructor Examination (IE).

Course Content AI

  • Self-study PADI IDC eLearning
  • Workshops in the classroom
  • 2 Theory Presentations of the candidate
  • 2 pool or limited open water presentations of the candidate
  • 2 open water presentations of the candidate
  • 24 Diving Skills “Skill Evaluation”
  • 1 Assistant Instructor Standards Exam

Course Content OWSI

  • Self-study PADI IDC eLearning
  • Workshops in the classroom
  • 1 further theory presentations of the candidate
  • 2 further pool presentations of the candidates
  • 1 further integrated (2 skills) open water presentation of the candidate
  • 1 theory examination
  • Assessment of water skills
  • 3 Rescue Exercise

Course requirements:

  • -PADI Divemaster
  • At least 60 logged dives and 100 dives to attend an IE
  • 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
  • You also need to be an EFR Instructor. You can earn this rating during your instructor training

Courses Duration

AI course  3-5 days
OWSI course  3-5 days
Combined AI and OWSI course  6-10 days

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