PADI 5 Star Dive Centre

PADI Divemaster

PADI Divemaster



As this is a professional level course a dive medical is required for all participants.


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PADI Divemaster training in Nelson Bay, Port Stephens, with PADI 5 Star Dive Centre, Lets Go Adventures will begin your adventure into the professional levels of recreational scuba diving. Working closely with Lets Go Adventures highly qualified PADI Instructors, you’ll expand your diving knowledge, hone you skills and increase your confidence. Then, as a PADI Divemaster, you’ll use these attributes to lead, mentor and motivate other divers and experience the joy of seeing them transformed by the majesty of the the acquatic realm.


What You Learn

During the PADI Divemaster program, you learn dive leadership skills through both classroom and independent study. You complete water skills and stamina exercises, as well as training exercises that stretch your ability to organize and solve problems as well as help others improve thier scuba.

At Lets Go Adventures we are always looking for Divemasters during our peak seasons, so in addition to the minimum standards set by PADI we invite you to unlimited boat and shore diving assisting our working PADI Divemasters, to gain practical experience and log dives. That is a potential saving of $1300 on boat dives alone! This way you not only get to know the stunning sites of the area, you will also become familiar with boat procedures. Our Divemaster trainees are also taught essential dive industry skills such as boat handling, retail sales and airfil procedures; all of which are important to becoming an excellent divemaster ready to be employed by us or another PADI facility.



To take this course, you must be:

  • 18 years old
  • A PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
  • A PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
  • An Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (or qualifying first aid and CPR training from another organization) course completion within the past 12 months.
  • Have at least 40 dives to begin the course and 60 for certification
  • Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement (See 'Files' Tab) signed by a physician within the last 12 months.



Your PADI Divemaster Course with Lets Go Adventures includes all theory and practical training sessions required by the PADI Divemaster program, including pool hire. You will also receive inhouse dive industry skills training, unlimited diving and the PADI Divemaster crewpak (RRP$420) which includes:

  • The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving - a comprehensive overview of diving physics, physiology, and equipment.
  • Divemaster slates
  • PADI Divemaster Manual 
  • PADI Instructor Manual 
  • RDP Table or eRDPMLTM with associated instructions for use booklets 
  • PADI Scube Tune Up Book
  • PADI Professional Training log
  • PADI Pro Bag



At the completion of your DM course, you will be responsible for:

  • Payment of PADI membership/Application (direct to PADI)- approx $158.00
  • Payment of Professional Combined Liability Insurance (direct to Willis Insurance)- approx $189
  • Equipment Hire - please enquire about hire options


Special Upgrade Options

PADI Dive Theory Online (Usually US$110).  PADI dive theory online contains six sections that cover dive physics, physiology, equipment, skills, environmental considerations and the Recreational Dive Planner. The course presents content in easy-to-learn segments followed by study questions that allow eLearners to confirm their understanding before moving on. Graphics, photos, video and animations help cement understanding, while end-of-section questions verify the eLearner’s mastery of the entire topic.

PADI Deep Diver (Usually $350). During your PADI Deep diver course you will learn techniques for diving in the deeper range of 18-40 metres. You will gain knowledge on deep scuba diving equipment considerations and well as gain experience in planning, organizing and making at least four deep dives under the supervision of your PADI Instructor

PADI Enriched Air (EANx) Diver (Usually $350). This is our most popular specialty course, and as a divemaster candidate it important you understand EANx use. Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression dive time. This means more time underwater, especially on repetitive scuba dives.


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