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Looking for a Lifestyle change?  

The Divemaster course is your first level of professional training. Working closely with an Instructor, you’ll fine-tune your dive skills, like perfecting the effortless hover, and refine your rescue skills so you anticipate and easily solve common problems. You’ll gain dive knowledge, management and supervision abilities so you become a role model to divers everywhere. 

As a Divemaster, you’ll lead others as you supervise scuba diving activities and assist with diver training. Whether you want to work at a faraway dive destination or close to home at a local dive shop, the adventure of a lifetime awaits you.


  • Certified as a Advanced Open Water Diver and Stress & Rescue Diver

  • 18 years old

  • Logged 40 scuba dives

  • Completed First Aid, CPR, O2, AED training

  • Medically evaluated and cleared for diving by a physician within 12 months

Course Overview

The course is structured into Knowledge Development, Waterskills Development, Dive Skills Workshop, and Practical Application.

  • Knowledge Development: Candidates study the role and characteristics of a Divemaster and complete the Standards and Dive Theory exams by studying the Divemaster Manual, the Encyclopedia of Diving and the Knowledge Workbook. Classroom sessions will be held to discuss the material, and quizzes will be administered on eight different subjects: Dive Planning, Dive Management and Control, Supervising Students in Training, Physics, Physiology, Equipment, Diving Skills and Environment and The Recreational Dive Planner. Candidates will also prepare an Emergency Assistance Plan.

  • Waterskills Development: Candidates complete five waterskills and a diver rescue demonstrating comfort and skill in the water. This is achieved during pool sessions that will improve and evaluate the candidate’s stamina, general diving skills, problem-solving capabilities and rescue skills. Satisfactory performance must be demonstrated prior to certification.

  • Dive Skills Workshop: Candidates will learn all scuba and skin diving skills required to adequately assist in teaching various courses.

  • Practical Application: Candidates successfully complete practical skills, workshops and practical assessments preparing them to acquire skills required as a Divemaster. Candidates will participate in an internship during which they serve as an instructional assistant to an Instructor. Candidates gain familiarity with the diver training process and learn how to supervise and control students while developing an awareness of typical student problems. The Divemaster candidate must take part in multiple courses as a teaching assistant to complete their training.


  • Digital Training materials

  • Digital Cert card

  • Classroom Instruction

  • Pool Sessions

  • Open Water Sessions

  • Tanks, Weights

You Will Need

  • Student Materials

  • Personal Diving Equipment

  • Transportation, Meals and Accommodations

  • Current First Aid, CPR & AED Certification

  • Oxygen Provider Certification

  • Coral Key Scuba & Travel offers the Denver area and Colorado a unique mix experienced - instruction with personal attention and of course a whole lot of fun!  Sign up for the Divemaster Course and begin the adventure!

Dive Master

Location: Arvada

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Price: $940

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