PADI Divemaster

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Your first step of professional PADI® training. You will be a leader who motivates and mentors other scuba divers. You’ll gain dive knowledge, diving skills and supervision abilities, allowing you a career doing what you love.


PADI® Divemasters are looked up to by scuba divers throughout the world as they are leaders who mentor other divers and motivate others. As a divemaster you'll get to see others have as much fun diving as you do and it will also enable you to dive lot.

The PADI® Divemaster course is the first level of professional training and will allow you to start doing what you love as a career. Working closely with our PADI® Instructors you'll fine tune your diving skills, refine your rescue skills to anticipate and solve problems early and gain dive knowledge and group supervision abilities.

As a PADI® Divemaster you'll be able lead and supervise scuba diving activities throughout the world and assist with diver training. You'll become role models to other divers wherever you are.


The PADI® Divemaster course teaches you to be a leader and lead and supervise dive activities. Our course runs much more like an internship and you will complete the course at a pace that suits you and your skills. There will be knowledge development sessions, waterskills exercises and hands-on practical assessments. Topics and assessments will include:

  • Supervising dive activities and assisting student divers
  • Dive setup and management
  • Mapping an open water dive site
  • Conducting dive briefings
  • Assisting instructors
  • Awareness of our dive environments
  • Diver safety and risk management

You will attend our pool sessions and open water sessions for all of our courses as well as a number of other training sessions that are just for our divemasters and instructors.

Why Learn With Ocean Quest?

Ocean Quest is the premier PADI® Scuba Diving Instructional and retail centre in South Wales. Based in Cardiff, Swansea, and Porthcawl our instructors have dived and taught others to dive all over the world. Ocean Quest are an award wining school, including the prestigious PADI® International Key Man Centre of the year award, that has been established since 1998. Dive in now! Our prices are fully inclusive, including:

  • Fully Qualified Professional Instruction
  • Comprehensive educational materials
  • Cylinder tanks and air fills
  • Comprehensive Professional Centre Insurance

Our PADI® Divemaster course is different from most divemaster courses in South Wales. We don't follow a strict curriculum, instead we support you as you learn through experiences at your own pace. This will make you a much better divemaster at the end as you will have the real life experience to match your theoretical knowledge.

Course Information


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Course Requirements

You must …

  • Be 18 years old or more
  • Have successfully completed the PADI® Rescue Diver certification
  • Have at least 40 logged dives to begin the course (and 60 logged dives before you can earn the certification)
  • A medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months

Certification Provider

How to Book

Booking is simple, however spaces are limited on each course so we suggest you book quickly to avoid disappointment:


  • Cardiff – 02920 291055
  • Swansea – 01792 606500
  • Porthcawl – 01656 783310

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