PADI Divemaster - 25000 Baht

PLanet DMT's skill circuit

The PADI Divemaster course is the first step to becoming a Diving Professional. The course is a comprehensive training program designed to shape and develops the skills and attitudes required to become a Divemaster. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities by training you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers.

Choosing the right school for you is the most important decision you will make prior to entering the Dive Industry as a dive professional. Here at Planet Scuba Koh Tao we can provide you the quality and expertise you should expect and demand during your future career training.


What can PADI Divemasters do?

  • Work at local dive centres, on live-aboard dive boats, yachts and at exotic resort locations
  • Assist PADI Instructors with students
  • Teach and certify PADI Skin Divers
  • Teach PADI Discover Snorkelling programs
  • Conduct PADI Scuba Review programs for certified divers
  • Lead certified divers on Discover Local Diving experiences
  • Teach Emergency First Response programs after successful completion of an Emergency First Response Instructor course.


What do I need to start?

  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or qualifying certification from another training organization
  • PADI Rescue Diver certification or qualifying certification from another training organization
  • Medical clearance signed by a physician within the previous 12 months
  • 40 logged dives
  • 18 years old


What will I do?

  • Learn dive leadership through classroom and independent study sessions
  • Complete water skills and stamina exercises in confined and open water
  • Training exercises to test organizational and problem solving abilities
  • An internship or series of practical training exercises


How do you achieve this?

We do this in a way that allows you to work with real student divers, gaining real world experience while assisting and supervising in our busy PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre.

During your internship you will assist in a minimum of two PADI Open Water Diver courses, as well assisting on continuing education courses such as the PADI Advanced Open water Diver Course and PADI Specialty Diver Courses.

You will also gain valuable hands on experience working with our team of Divemasters onboard our dive boats. During your time onboard you will be assisting with the day to day logistics, giving dive briefings and leading dive tours for certified Divers. You'll be surrounded by people who are happy, helpful and knowledgeable.

This experience will not only allow you to reach the 60 logged dives required to be certified as a PADI Divemaster, it will also give you a head start in finding a job in the industry.

For those candidates that have already logged 60 dives the Internship is a great way to reach the 100 logged dives required to enroll in the PADI Instructor Examination (IE) in fact we guarantee 40 dives in your internship training.


Is there any Job Placement scheme?

On completion of your internship we will try to find you a job in either, one of our own Dive centres or a local dive operators; however please note that we do not guarantee employment or make false promises, but if you have the right positive attitude and good work ethic we will try our hardest to secure a position for you.


How long will it take?

  • 2 weeks for the Practical training exercises
  • 4-8 weeks being the ideal time frame


What materials are needed?

  • Full set of Diving Equipment
  • Divemaster Manual
  • PADI Instructor Manual
  • PADI RDP Table
  • PADI Divemaster Cue Cards
  • Log Book


Dive Gear:

As a future dive professional, you are going to want to have all your own complete set of dive gear. Here at Planet Scuba for all online internship package bookings we can offer you your own full set of dive gear at a special price. You will get all you need: BCD, Full set of Regulators (complete with console and alternate air source), Mask and Snorkel, open heel fins with boots, wet suit and much more. Prices start from around 41,092 THB, and a full range of upgrades are available at discounted rates, you have the flexibility to get the right equipment for you.


What about accommodation during the course?

We can help you find a self-catering Bungalow, equipped with/without cooking facilities. In fact most of our Divemaster candidates staying for extended periods select this option.


Book Online

For all online bookings you have the option of paying the full amount of your shopping cart total. Alternatively, you can take advantage of the web site and pay just a 30% deposit of the total amount to confirm your booking and then pay the remaining balance on arrival prior to the start your course.

Do you want to spend less time in the classroom? Then do e-Learning!

Then why not choose to do the academics for your PADI course online. PADI offers a range of e-Learning options through their web site, which allows you to do just this. That way when you arrive on Koh Tao, you can spend less time in the classroom and more time enjoying the diving and the island.

Please note that the cost of studying the academics via e-Learning are the responsibility of the student and payable directly to PADI via their web site.

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The Next Step

As a 5 Star PADI Instructor Development Centre we can offer unbeatable Go Pro career development packages from Divemaster through to Specialty Instructor, MSDT or perhaps PADI IDC Staff. Our Go Pro Packages offer comprehensive training to maximize your opportunity and to give you a cutting edge to succeed in the Dive Industry. On successful completion of your Divemaster, take a look at our special offers for the Instructor Development Courses (IDC)