PADI Divemaster

Are you passionate about diving? Share your passion with new students during the PADI Divemaster course. 

At Action Scuba, we take the name Divemaster pretty seriously and as a result our divemaster program is different than most. We focus on helping you achieve your goals, and provide for lots of extra training time, mentoring and practice if needed. We encourage you to help out with as many real courses and live students as you want, to gain valuable experience and increase your confidence to enable you to be a true dive leader.

Why become a PADI Divemaster?PADI Divemaster course montreal

  • You'll join the elite group known as PADI Dive Professionals, and will stand head and shoulders above recreational divers.
  • You'll earn respect when you show your Divemaster card.
  • You'll be able find employment as a dive professional at dive centres and resorts around the world.
  • You'll be able to act as a certified teaching assistant, helping instructors show new divers the sport you love. Imagine being a part of changing someone's life as they learn to take their first breath underwater!
  • You’ll be the expert certified divers turn to for advice, help and guidance.
  • You'll be able to supervise divers and students and act as a leader in the diving community
  • You will feel an incredible sense of accomplishment and self-fulfillment. 
  • You'll be in charge of helping others have fun and enjoy diving!

Why become a Divemaster with Action Scuba? 

Action Scuba Montreal PADI Divemaster Course

  • Action Scuba Divemasters are personally trained by our Course Directors, Master Instructor and IDC Staff Instructors (the same team who trains instructors!). They also receive coaching and feedback from each Action Scuba instructor they work with, which enables them to gain exposure to variety of teaching styles.
  • Our divemaster program includes an academic and practical curriculum designed to provide you with lots of in-water practice time for skill development, as well as knowledge development to increase your understanding of dive theory.
  • Our divemasters are personally mentored throughout their program.
  • Our divemaster candidates are encouraged and welcome to help on ALL of our courses with real students, as often as they wish, not just the minimum number required to pass.
  • Our instructors involve our divemaster candidates in all aspects of training, from course preparation to working directly with students under supervision.
  • Our divemaster candidates gain experience working on our dive boat, helping divers, giving briefings and leading tours. After all, this is what most of us picture when we want to become a divemaster down south!
  • We train each and every divemaster candidate as if they would be working for us, which means to the highest possible standards. We certify divemasters we would be proud to see wearing the Action Scuba logo.
  • You'll learn to supervise students in more challenging conditions, such as cold water and current, so that anywhere else you plan to work will be easier!

As a result, Action Scuba Divemasters are some of the most experienced and thoroughly trained around, and are well prepared to take the next step as an instructor, armed with tons of actual course experience.

So if you are looking to challenge yourself and truly earn the title of Divemaster, talk to us!

The PADI Divemaster course consists of several main parts:

  • Knowledge Development includes home study, classroom or elearning.
  • Practical Applications.
  • Internship with real customers.
  • Stamina Exercises
  • Skill Workshop.
  • Rescue Workshop
  • Deep Diving Scenarios
  • Search and Recovery Scenarios.
  • Multiple Confined Water Dives. 
  • Multiple Open Water Dives.
  • Lots of practice!
  • LOTS of fun!


 What you will need:

  • PADI Divemaster Crewpak includes divemaster manual, slates, encyclopedia of recreational diving, knowledge workbook, PADI instructor manual.
  • PADI Divemaster DVD.
  • Electronic Dive Tables (eRDPML) and RDP table.
  • Personal scuba gear is highly recommended.

 What you will be able to do:

  • Supervise training and non-training activities.
  • Assist a PADI Instructor.
  • Teach PADI Skin Diver Course.
  • Teach PADI Discover Snorkeling.
  • Teach the Scuba Review program.
  • Conduct PADI Discover Local Diving.
  • Teach Discover Scuba Diving. (with  DSD internship)
  • Teach PADI Digital Underwater Photo. (after taking the PADI digital photo instructor course)
  • Teach the EFR program. (after taking the EFR instructor course)

This is the first step towards becoming a PADI Instructor.


Divemaster Course only $550

Our Divemaster program runs year round. You may join any time, and we will work with you to tailor the schedule to enable you to maximise your learning. 

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Private courses available on request.

Divemaster PLUS : Your best choice - only $2175 (a $2540+ value)

Get all the courses and PADI materials you need to be an excellent Divemaster, including:

  • PADI Divemaster course ($550 value)
  • PADI Divemaster PADI crewpack (course materials) ($725.60 value)
  • PADI Deep Diver specialty course ($299 value)
  • Boat dives for your Deep course ($250 value)
  • PADI Search & Recovery specialty course ($269 value)
  • PADI DSD Leader ($149 value)
  • FREE PADI Equipment Specialist course ($279 value)
  • FREE Action Scuba Divemaster cap ($35 value)

You'll save $420 with this package and will be better prepared as a dive professional.   PLUS you'll get the option to pay for your package in 3 installments over 4 months.

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Special $2599 Includes:

  • PADI Divemaster ($550)
  • PADI Assistant Instructor ($799)
  • PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor ($1199)
  • Action Scuba Master Scuba Diver Trainer Course ($799)
  • Emergency First Response Instructor including Care for Children and AED ($299)
  • Fill Station Operator Course ($99)
  • Free Air Fills and Charters Dives related to the courses
  • Free Pool time at the Aquadome during scheduled pool times
  • Action Scuba Dive Team T-Shirt and Divemaster cap.

Special - Add On Enriched Air / Nitrox Diver Course $210

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