Divemaster Course

in Cairns

Dive Deeper into Your Passion

with your PADI Divemaster certification at Octopus Dive

Our PADI Divemaster course is your ticket to mastering the art of diving and transforming your passion into a rewarding career. Immerse yourself in the depths of the ocean with us and become the diver everyone admires.

See an overview of the Divemaster course and why you should choose Octopus Dive when getting your Divemaster course.

Divemaster course


Small Groups

You get personalised attention with small group training.

Recognised Worldwide

Take your PADI qualification anywhere!

At Your Pace

Enjoy progress at a pace that suits your circumstances.

Flexible Schedule

Train around your schedule and other commitments.

Adaptable to You!

Learn the theory online then face to face reviews.

Divemaster OVERVIEW

As a divemaster, you'll take the reins by supervising SCUBA diving activities, being responsible for the safety and comfort of fellow divers under your care.

Lead Guided Dives: Master the art of leading captivating, guided dives, showcasing the wonders of the underwater world to enthusiasts and beginners alike.

Assist with Classes: Assist experienced instructors in scuba classes, honing your teaching skills and becoming an integral part of the learning journey for aspiring divers.

Give Dive Briefings: Learn the art of delivering informative and engaging dive briefings, setting the stage for unforgettable underwater adventures.

Conduct Refresher Training: Guide divers through refresher training, ensuring they maintain their skills and confidence, even after a hiatus from diving.

Your Journey Begins Now: Ready to turn your passion for diving into a fulfilling career? Octopus Dive is not just a diving business; it's a community of passionate individuals who share your love for the ocean. Join us, and let's dive into a world of endless possibilities together.

Contact us today and embark on your journey to becoming a certified PADI Divemaster with Octopus Dive!

2 weeks to 1 month depending on the option you choose.

  • Option 1: 2 weeks full-time
  • Option 2: Internship with flexible dates

To start PADI Divemaster training you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a PADI Rescue diver (or equivalent).
  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Have at least 40 logged dives.
  • Have completed EFR or First aid training within 24 months.
  • Have an AS2299 Instructor Dive Medical within 12 months.
  • At completion of the course, have at least 60 logged dives with night dive, deep dive and UW navigation.

Wondering if you have what it takes to be a PADI Divemaster? If you're pondering this question, chances are you're already on the right track – cautious, thoughtful, and genuinely interested in the role.


Becoming a Divemaster is a significant responsibility, but it's also an incredibly enjoyable journey. If you delight in meeting new people, exploring new destinations, and crave adventure, becoming a PADI Divemaster opens doors to exciting opportunities where you can earn a living by indulging in your passion. Discover more about the roles and responsibilities that come with being a PADI Divemaster.

PADI Divemaster Program: 

  • Focus: Primarily designed for individuals aspiring to become professional dive leaders.
  • Skills: Emphasizes leadership skills, assisting instructors, and guiding certified divers.
  • Prerequisites: Requires Advanced Open Water and Rescue Diver certifications, along with Emergency First Response training.
  • Role: Divemasters can lead dives, assist in training, and work in the diving industry as professionals.

PADI Master Scuba Diver Program:

  • Focus: Geared towards experienced recreational divers seeking advanced training and specialties.
  • Skills: Offers a variety of specialized training options, allowing divers to choose areas of interest such as wreck diving, deep diving, or underwater photography.
  • Prerequisites: Requires Advanced Open Water, Rescue Diver, and five PADI specialty certifications.
  • Recognition: Achieving the Master Scuba Diver rating showcases a diver's expertise and commitment to mastering various diving skills and environments.


In summary, the PADI Divemaster program prepares individuals for professional diving roles, while the PADI Master Scuba Diver program is a recognition of advanced recreational diving skills through specialized training.

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Why Choose PADI Divemaster at Octopus Dive?

Expert Guidance, Endless Opportunities: At Octopus Dive, we offer more than just a certification; we provide a transformative experience. Under the expert guidance of our seasoned instructors, you will learn how to lead mesmerizing underwater tours, assist in scuba classes, and inspire others to care deeply about our oceans.

World-Recognized Excellence: PADI Divemaster is not just a certification; it's a badge of honour. As the most popular and recognized professional scuba certification globally, it opens doors to abundant career opportunities. Imagine getting paid to scuba dive while sharing your profound love for the ocean with the world.

Skills That Set You Apart: Take this course with us if you're eager to gain professional-level dive skills. Whether you're starting your scuba diving career, want to share your passion for the ocean, or aspire to mentor other divers, our comprehensive training equips you for success.

Passion for Conservation: At Octopus Dive, we believe in preserving the beauty of our oceans. Learn about marine conservation and environmental stewardship, becoming a responsible diver who contributes to the protection of our underwater ecosystems.

YOU can be our next HAPPY DIVER!

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