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The PADI Divemaster Course (Minimum 2 weeks)- The first level of professional training

If I had to write a Divemaster job profile, these are some of the qualities an ideal Divemaster would have. Do they fit in with your own goals and ambitions? under the sea
  • high level of personal diving skills
  • knowledge of diving theory approaching instructor level
  • valuable assistant during diving courses
  • capable of assuming responsibility for the welfare of divers under your supervision
  • works closely with new students and divers
  • a role model for divers with lower qualifications
  • underwater guide
  • ready for the Instructor Development Course
Perhaps this is not you at the moment, but with training, guidance and experience from Aloha Divers Cyprus, the Divemaster qualification is well within your reach. To achieve the rating of Divemaster is a deeply rewarding experience. The single most important characteristic defining a Divemaster is "responsibility ". Dedicated, well-trained Divemasters enhance the safety of diving and are the backbone of any diving operation

Course Pre-requisites
  • 18 years old
  • Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months
  • 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
Please note – Certifications from other diver training organizations may be acceptable, please ask for further information

The Course:
  • 9 x Knowledge development sessions & Final Exam
  • 5 x Waterskills Exercises
  • 5 x Practical Skills
  • 5 x Divemaster workshops
  • 4 x Practical Assessements
  • Professionalism evaluation

The minimum amount of time to complete the PADI Divemaster course is 2 weeks however, to obtain confidence in dealing with students and qualified divers, we would recommend that you take your time and gain as much hands-on experience possible, in order to undertake the responsibilities of the Divemaster role.

PADI Assistant Instructor (4-5 days) - an invaluable teaching assistant.

The PADI Assistant Instructor course is designed to provide PADI Divemasters and those certified to leadership levels in other diver training agencies, with additional training as instructional assistants and dive educators. This course builds upon the Divemaster's abilities to organise and supervise dive activities while concentrating on developing teaching skills. Through independent study, classroom sessions and practical application, you will learn to construct effective teaching presentations and conduct PADI programs.

Course Pre-requisites
  • Be a PADI Divemaster, who has been a certified diver for at least six months
  • At least 60 logged dives (100 dives to attend an IE)
  • Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months
  • Emergency First Response Instructor (you can earn this rating during your instructor training)
  • A medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months
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PADI Instructor Development Course (5 days) – The world’s most recognized instructional qualification

The goal of the PADI Instructor Development Course is to prepare instructor candidates to function as PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors. The Instructor Development Course is designed to further develop the leadership and teaching abilities of candidates to instructor level and prepare them to begin teaching PADI courses after successful completion of a PADI Instructor Examination

Course Pre-requisites
  • Be a PADI Divemaster, who has been a certified diver for at least six months
  • At least 60 logged dives (100 dives to attend an IE)
  • Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months
  • Emergency First Response Instructor (you can earn this rating during your instructor training)
  • A medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months