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Become a PADI Divemaster with London School of Diving

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Take the First Step to a Rewarding Dive Career

Are you passionate about diving and eager to share that passion with others? The PADI Divemaster course at London School of Diving is your gateway to a professional dive career. Whether you dream of leading dive tours, assisting instructors, or deepening your dive knowledge, our comprehensive program will set you on the path to success.

Why Choose Our Divemaster Program?

Comprehensive Training: Our PADI Divemaster course is designed to develop your leadership abilities by training you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers. You will learn dive theory, management, and supervision techniques through a combination of classroom sessions, pool practice, and open water exercises.

Experienced Instructors: Learn from seasoned PADI professionals who are dedicated to your success. Our instructors bring a wealth of knowledge and real-world experience, ensuring you receive the highest quality training.

State-of-the-Art Facilities: Our facility in Chertsey features a heated indoor pool and fully equipped classrooms. We provide all the resources you need to thrive in your Divemaster training.

Course Highlights:

  • Theory Sessions: Dive theory, physics, physiology, equipment, and environment
  • Practical Skills: Rescue skills, dive management, and supervision
  • Workshops: Conducting scuba reviews, skin diver course, and discover scuba diving programs
  • Leadership Training: Assisting with student divers in training and supervising diving activities

Free Gold Level Club LSD Membership

Enroll in our Divemaster course and receive a free Gold level membership to Club LSD! Enjoy exclusive benefits including:

  • Unlimited Free Air Fills
  • 24 Free Pool Sessions Per Year (2 per month)
  • 15% PADI Course Discounts
  • 15% Discount on PADI Pro Courses**
  • 15% Discount on LSD Merchandise
  • Access to Exclusive Club LSD Events
  • 10% Dive Gear Purchase Discounts*
  • 10% Discount on Kit Servicing

Work Placement Opportunities

After completing your Divemaster course, gain real-world experience with our work placement program. We provide opportunities for you to apply your skills, assist with courses, and lead dives, giving you a head start in your professional diving career. LSD has recently been awarded by PADI for our ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Diving Industry’ so join us today and become part of the team.

Course Prerequisites:

  • Minimum age: 18 years old
  • PADI Rescue Diver (or equivalent)
  • 40 logged dives (to start the course) and 60 logged dives (to earn certification)
  • Current HSE dive medical statement signed by a HSE dive doctor (details here)
  • CPR and First Aid training within the last 24 months

Ready to Take the Plunge?

Start your journey toward becoming a PADI Divemaster today!

  1. Enroll: Sign up for our next Divemaster course session.
  2. Train: Attend theory classes, pool sessions, and open water dives.
  3. Excel: Develop your leadership skills and gain real-world experience.
  4. Dive Master: Achieve your certification and start your professional diving career.

Testimonials from Our Graduates:

"The Divemaster course at LSD was transformative. The instructors were incredibly knowledgeable, and the facilities were amazing." - Sarah

"I highly recommend LSD for anyone looking to become a Divemaster. The training was thorough, and the support was outstanding." - Rob

"Huge thanks to Andy, Collin and Cat who namely led my training and showed values, knowledge, support and a true spirit of diving. The staff at LSD are impeccable. Hana is on point, diligent and genuine. Lead by Neil, centre manager, LSD is an exceptional dive school." - Karyna - June 2024

PADI Divemaster
Duration2-6 months (based on your active involvement on courses)
TimesStarts daily
Pre-requisites• Rescue Diver with 40 logged dives
• 18 yrs old
• Current HSE dive medical statement signed by a HSE dive doctor (details here)
• CPR and First Aid training within the last 24 months
Whats Involved
• Complete the Divemaster eLearning which includes a digital manual, videos and knowledge reviews
• Attend 4 lectures (Course Orientation, Dive Theory, Assisting with Students and Supervising Certified Divers).
• Design an emergency assistance plan
• Create an underwater map
• Demonstrate 24 skills from the Open Water Diver Course.
• Perform a demonstration of your rescue skills.
• Pass a water skills and stamina test.
• Pass five practical skills ranging from Dive Site management to Deep Dive Scenarios.
• Pass five program workshops to help develop your knowledge and skills during a role play environment.
• Pass four practical assessments while helping with real students during sessions from PADI courses
• Pass 2 theory exams
Features• Weekly training sessions
• Designated lead instructor to be your mentor
• Hone rescue techniques
• Unlimited pool use for practicing skills
• Exploration of the dive sites
Swim Skills• 800m Snorkel
• 400m Snorkel
• 100m Toe
• 15 min survival float
Extras• Lake entrance fees - £15 Saturday Wraysbury / £24 Vobster
• Scuba cylinder air fills at the lake - £5 each (X4)
• Application for PADI membership. This is payable directly to PADI and is currently £98.40
Price £459. You will also need to purchase your PADI Divemaster crewpack to start your theory. The charge for this is £190