Divemaster Course

Miles Leicher - Divemaster at Jack's Diving Locker

The PADI Divemaster course is the first step in your new career as a diving professional.  Come to Jack’s Diving Locker in Kona, Hawaii to train in tropical paradise.  Divemasters supervise a variety of dive activities such as guiding certified divers on underwater tours and assisting instructors with student divers. This course involves a combination of knowledge development, diving skills, and stamina testing along with an extensive internship program in real courses with real students in real diving situations. Extras at Jack’s Diving Locker – guiding snorkelers on Kona’s famous Manta Ray Night Dive and the Jack’s Boat Charter Skills training program with up to three more days of complimentary boat dives.

SCHEDULE
• Class, pool, and shore sessions take 5 days.
• This is followed by an internship.  This part of the schedule varies based on course availability and candidate schedule, usually 10-12 days scheduled over 3 – 4 weeks.

2018 Schedule

 February 5-9
 March 5-9
 May 7-11
 September 24-28
 November 5-9
• Custom schedules available upon request

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COST FOR COURSE:
• $795 plus tax (minimum of 2 students)
• Private rate $1200 plus tax

MATERIALS:
• Divemaster Crew Pack $378 (with student discount)

FEES TO PADI:
• PADI Divemaster eLearning Course $235
• Dive Theory on-line $131
• Divemaster Application Fee $119

REGISTRATION:
• To register, please call our shop at 1-800-345-4807 or (808) 329-7585 or stop by our shop in Kailua-Kona in the Coconut Grove Marketplace on Ali’i Drive.
• We will arrange an orientation session for you.
• Valid credit card number required with reservation.
• Final payment due 30 days prior to course start date.
• 30 day cancellation policy.  Any cancellations made less than 30 days prior to the start of the course will result in a full charge.
• Register for PADI eLearning by contacting shannon@jacksdivinglocker.com.

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PREREQUISITES:
• 18 years old or older
• Medical Statement signed within the past year
• 40 logged dives as entry requirement / 60 logged dives for certification
• Open Water, Advanced, and Rescue certifications or equivalent
• Current Emergency First Responder certification or equivalent
• DAN Insurance

REQUIRED MATERIALS:
• Recreational Dive Planner
• Divemaster Crew Pack that includes PADI Instructor Manual, Divemaster Slates, The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving, Discover Scuba Diving Cue Card, Professional Training Log Book

EQUIPMENT CHECKLIST:
• BCD
• Regulator
• Computer and/or Timing Device
• Mask, Fins & Snorkel
• Knife
• Compass
• Audible and visual signaling devices
• Exposure suit(s)
• Light
• Slate

DISCOUNTS:
• 10% off merchandise in our retail showroom
• $10 off dive boat trips during course

CONTACT INFORMATION:
For more information or to sign up for the course, please contact Course Director, Shannon Shea at Jack’s Diving Locker at 808-329-7585 or 800-345-4807 or e-mail shannon@jacksdivinglocker.com.

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