If you love scuba diving, want to share it with others, and take your diving to the next level, then the PADI Divemaster Course is for you!

The Divemaster level is the first step into a professional diving career. Even if you don’t want to make diving your profession, being a Divemaster allows you to generate some income from your diving. The Divemaster course will also appeal to divers who wish to learn more about dive theory, who want to really hone their skills, or who are looking for a personal challenge or achievement.

In Adelaide, Underwater Sports Diving Centre is your most experienced PADI 5 Star IDC Centre, providing South Australia with World Class diving and instructing for over 23 years. So you will benefit from our experience when you enrol in our PADI Divemaster course.

During this course, you will become a member of our team. You’ll work closely with your instructor to develop your leadership abilities. We will train you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers.

The course involves four components:

  • Learn dive leadership through online, classroom and independent study sessions.
  • Complete water skills and stamina exercises in confined and open water.
  • Participate in training exercises to test your organizational and problem solving abilities.
  • Undertake an internship or series of practical training exercises.


  • Work at local dive centers, on live-aboard dive boats, yachts and at exotic resort locations.
  • Assist PADI Instructors with students.
  • Lead PADI Scuba Divers on guided dive tours.
  • Teach and certify PADI Skin Divers.
  • Teach PADI Discover Snorkeling programs.
  • Conduct PADI Scuba Review programs for certified divers.
  • Lead certified divers on Discover Local Diving experiences.
  • Teach Emergency First Response programs after successful completion of an Emergency First Response Instructor course.

Divemaster Course Pre-requisites: PADI Rescue D
ivers who are at least 18 years old, with min 40 logged dives may enrol in the Divemaster Course. 

Please note that min 60 logged dives are required before qualifying, plus First Aid & CPR training within the last 24 months, and a current dive medical (within the last 12 months).


The Underwater Sports PADI Divemaster course package includes

  • PADI Divemaster crewpak,
  • Practical and classroom sessions,
  • Free airfills during the course,
  • Close mentoring from owners David & Jolie, and our wider Instructor and Divemaster team.

For more information, contact David & Jolie
Ph (08) 8263 3337