Divemaster is the first step in your journey to becoming a PADI Pro. As a Divemaster you will be able to assist teaching status Instructors in their training sessions, lead certified divers on tours, conduct Discover Scuba Diving experiences (after completion of the required internship) and teach courses such as snorkeling, Emergency First Response and a few others. The Divemaster rating prerequisites are as follows:
- PADI Rescue Diver or equivalent rating
- 18 years of age or older
- Have completed, and logged, at least 20 dives and have them documented in your logbook (60 dives required for certification)
- Submit a medical signed by a physician. Medical must be current within the preceding 12 months.