PADI Divemaster

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, water skills 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
  • All Scuba Diving equipment hire
  • Cylinder tanks and air fills
  • Comprehensive Professional Centre Insurance

PADI Certifications & Courses

PADI Discover Scuba

A fun introduction into what it takes to breathe underwater and explore this hidden world. 

Although it’s not a certification you’ll learn the key skills and what it takes to become a PADI certified diver.
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PADI Open Water Diver

Your Scuba Diving journey starts here. Start with supported theory and study programme, move to the pool to practice your skills and then experience four open water dives. 

You’ll then be certified to dive throughout the world with PADI®
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PADI Advanced Open Water

This course is the next step after you have completed the PADI Open Water Diver certification. 

The course called the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver because you will advance your scuba diving knowledge and skills.
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PADI Rescue Diver

You will learn to prevent and manage problems in the water and on the surface and become more confident in your skills as a diver. 

You will become a better, safer diver and a better buddy too. It’s challenging but rewarding.
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PADI Divemaster

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.
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PADI Specialties

Improve specific skills or learn a completely new skill with a PADI Speciality course. 

Dive deeper, take better photos, explore wreck the choices are endless and yours.
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