PADI Dive Master

  • Wanna get paid to dive?
  • Fancy organising diving activities and showing divers all the cool stuff underwater?
  • Think you’d like to assist instructors with SCUBA classes?
  • Or maybe you just want to learn more?

The PADI Dive Master program offers you unlimited diving whilst gaining your certification.

This could be your office.

The PADI Dive Master certification is the first professional level. You will be taught all the skills and theory to be able to lead divers underwater and organise diving activities. You will be given the opportunity to learn from experienced instructors so that you can assist with entry level students learning too. You will be able to refresh divers skills if they haven’t dived for a while and you will extend your theoretical diving knowledge greatly.

In order to enter this course you must be certified as a PADI Rescue Diver or hold an equivalent certification from another agency.

Learn from greatly experienced instructors.
The instructors taking part in your professional training have in excess of 20 years experience. They have certified many students, run and owned dive centres, worked as guides and instructors. They’ve taken part in underwater exploration for long lost deep ship wrecks and are experienced technical divers and instructors too. We have an equipment specialist as well as a published photography and videography specialist too. They know their stuff. You will have the opportunity to learn from every instructor you work with meaning that you will get a diverse experience and exposure to different teaching styles too.

Smaller and Personalised.
We are part of a smaller school on Koh Tao with a friendly atmosphere and specialise in personal training where you wont just be a number on the board. You will get the personal and individual training that you need in order to be able to develop the skills that you need.

Lead Dives   Demonstrate Skills
Brief Divers   Simply Dive

What you will do
This course can last as long as is required to complete all the components. The average is about 4-6 weeks however the course can be completed in 2 weeks if you enter the course with the 60 logged dives.


  • You will be required to assist instructors while teaching courses.
  • You will learn how to brief and lead certified divers.
  • You must demonstrate each open water skill to a very high standard.
  • You must perform stamina skills including timed swims, snorkel swims, survival floats, tired diver swims.
  • Your comfort underwater will be tested by exchanging equipment with another diver whilst sharing a regulator.
  • You will have your rescue skills refreshed and tested by completing an unconscious diver rescue scenario.
  • You will understand the principals of diving logistics by assisting in boat and dive operations management.
  • By certification you will have 60 logged dives.


  • You will learn the principals of being a dive master from your Dive Master Manual which will be reviewed by an experienced instructor.
  • Your diving theory knowledge will be expanded over 8 subjects including Physics, Decompression Theory, Physiology, Dive Skills and The Environment, Supervising Certified Divers. You will learn through lecture sessions, self study and your knowledge will be tested with short exams.

The Price of 30500 Thai Baht includes

  • A range of accommodation options from only 400tbh per night or monthly rate of 6000B.
  • Tuition by experienced and professional instructors.
  • Unlimited diving during your course.
  • All scuba gear hire.
  • Tea, coffee, water and light refreshments on the boat.
  • Your PADI Dive Master crew pack and manuals.
  • Collection from the pier on arrival.
  • Very generous equipment discounts.

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