PADI Divemaster - eLearning

R 11,400.00

Online course - eLearning - £150 (British pounds)

The Online Course – eLearning (requires flash and is not compatible with iOS mobile phones or tablets)

The non-refundable fee of £150 (British pounds) - (taxes may be applicable) is paid directly to PADI when you enroll on the eLearning course and covers your knowledge development training and gives you unlimited access to an electronic version of the PADI Divemaster Manual.

The eLearning course price includes: Divemaster Online (eLearning), eRecord, Knowledge Reviews and Videos)

To see how eLearning works, click on the below picture or the link to a short tutorial CLICK HERE!

What does it cover?

The PADI Divemaster course is the first professional level within the PADI System of diver education and allows you to work as a training assistant on PADI courses and programs, supervise certified divers during pleasure diving experiences, and conduct some PADI programs independently. Becoming a PADI Divemaster consists of the following segments: knowledge development, practical application and the Divemaster final exam. The online portion of the course, PADI Divemaster Online, covers nine topics that prepare you for the practical sessions needed to complete the Divemaster course. Through PADI's eLearning® system and practical segments of the Divemaster course, you become well prepared to work as a PADI Divemaster.

What are the prerequisites for PADI Divemaster Online?

Prior to enrolling in PADI Divemaster Online, you must be at least 18 years old, have a current medical attesting to your diving fitness signed by a physician within the previous 12 months, and be a certified PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and PADI Rescue or hold qualifying certifications from another dive training organization. You must also have completed a Emergency First Response (EFR) Primary and Secondary Care course (or other sanctioned first aid and CPR course) within the past 24 months and be able to prove that you have completed at least 40 dives (60 before being able to complete the Divemaster course with experience of deep dives, night dives and underwater navigation). If you have any questions as to whether you meet the necessary prerequisites, please contact us.

How does it work?

After enrolling, PADI's eLearning system presents you with interactive presentations that include videos, audio, graphics and reading. Short quizzes let you gauge your progress and review and correct anything you might happen to miss. This lets you move through the program efficiently and at your own pace.

Other costs – There is a separate application fee due to PADI that needs to be submitted with the Divemaster application once the course is successfully completed.

Materials – The PADI Divemaster Online program will provide you with perpetual access to an ebook version of the PADI Divemaster manual, a required material. However, to complete the PADI Divemaster course, you also need a current PADI Instructor Manual, both the Table RDP and eRDPML, The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving, and a set of the PADI Divemaster slates. There are other required materials and equipment, some of which you already have. We will guide and counsel you on what you need, and will make suggestions to help you prepare for a valuable course experience.

Contact us to complete the practical segments of the course and to discuss total courses costs, equipment, materials and logistical requirements.

What else is required to become a PADI Divemaster?

Once you successfully complete Divemaster Online, you will need to successfully complete several practical assessments, workshops and other assignments with your PADI Instructor. You will also need to complete the Divemaster Final Exam as well as meet the professionalism criteria.

How long do you have to complete the eLearning course?

The eLearning segment of the course is available for one year from the time of course registration. Though you must finish the online portion of the course within that time frame, you will have perpetual access to an online version of the PADI Divemaster manual. 

How do you document that you've completed the eLearning segment?

Once you finish the eLearning portion of the course, your dive center is notified that you have completed it and that you are ready for the practical phase of the program. At the end of the eLearning program, you can print out your eRecord and bring a copy of it with you.

However, to complete the PADI Divemaster course, you also need a current PADI instructor manual, both the table RDP and eRDPML, the encyclopedia of recreational diving, and a set of the PADI divemaster slates. There are other required materials and equipment, some of which you already have. We will help you with what you need, and will make suggestions to help you prepare for this valuable course.


Adrenalised Diving charges the fee of R11,400.

The above costs covers additional knowledge development training sessions, waterskills exercises, workshops and practical assessments. eLearning crewpack included is the PADI instructor manual, divemaster slates, encyclopaedia of recreational diving book, scuba tune-up workbook, discover scuba diving instructor cue card, DM decal information sheet, professional training log, green hologram (DM) decal, PADI Pro bag, brochures).

It is slightly more expensive to do the Divemaster course via PADI eLearning, but it is a great option if you want to complete your course quickly and in your own time. 

Sign up for  Divemaster Online  – PADI’s eLearning option – to start now.  

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Consider also taking  Dive Theory Online , another PADI eLearning® program, that takes you step-by-step through dive physics, physiology, skills, equipment and environment, plus a Recreational Dive Planner (RDP) review. By successfully completing Dive Theory Online, you can get credit for half of the Divemaster Final Exam. Your PADI Instructor can explain how this works when you meet to schedule knowledge review sessions along with your waterskills exercises, workshops and practical assessments.


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