Dive master


You’ll need to enroll at least one week prior to class.This will allow you adequate time to complete all training materials. 


This is a self-paced, self-motivated class. The schedule is dependent upon when you can attend class and dive with beginner classes on the weekend. 

Please contact us at 512-219-1220 to sign up for THIS class option.



New for 2019, we are offering a 7 day Divemaster course. This course will run Monday - Sunday. 

 Dive World Austin currently offers two Divemaster Course Packages: 


Divemaster Course: Does NOT include Padi Pro Fees, but DOES include your DSD internship This course will teach the core lessons of Divemaster, and include your DSD internship through our store. The course fee will include Divemaster online training, your crew pack, unlimited access to rental tanks (or air fills)  and weights as needed for your course. This course costs: $999.00



Ultimate Divemaster Course: The goal of the Untilmate Divemaster Course is to set the candidate up for the highest paying success following certification. Does NOT include Padi Pro Fees, DOES include DSD internship,EFR instructor, Emergency Oxygen Provider Instructor, Deep Diver Specialty*, and Search and Recovery Specialty*.  This course will fee will include Divemaster online training, your crew pack, your EFR crew pack, books for your chosen specialties, unlimited access to rental tanks (or air fills) and weights as needed for your course. This Course cost is $1995.00 


* These specialties can be swapped with any other specialty we can offer in our roster except Side Mount. The goal of adding two specialties is not only to improve your skills as a dive professional, but also to assist the diver in achieving their Master Scuba Diver along with their Divemaster certification 



Then meet your instructor at Dive World Austin for water skills exercises, workshops and practical assessments.

Download your Medical Form here. (Click the PDF!) 

If you have a yes on your medical release form, your physician will need to sign the permission form prior to starting class. You MUST bring this form filled out to attend class.

Download the talent release here. (Click the PDF!)

go pro!

The PADI Divemaster course is your first level of professional training. Working closely with a PADI 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 PADI 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 Dive World Austin, the adventure of a lifetime awaits you. PADI Divemasters are respected dive professionals who are aligned with the largest and most respected dive organization in the world – PADI.

What Will I Learn?
  • Learn dive leadership through classroom and independent study sessions

  • Complete water skills and stamina exercises in confined and open water

  • Training exercises to test organizational and problem solving abilities

  • An internship or series of practical training exercises

  • 18 years old

  • A PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)

  • A PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)

  • An Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (or qualifying first aid and CPR training from another organization) course completion within the past 24 months.

  • Have at least 40 dives to begin the course and 60 for certification

  • Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement (PDF) signed by a physician within the last 12 months.


What is included?:

  • Tanks/Air Fills

  • Weights

  • Certification Crew Packs

  • Divemaster e-learning

  • Instruction Fees

  • DSD Internship

  • (See Ultimate Divemaster Course for additionally included items in larger package) 

NOT included: 

  • Mask, Snorkel, Fins, Dive Booties, BCD, Regulator, Dive Computer, Wetsuit, Hood, Gloves, or any additional gear not listed above. (At this level of certification it is strongly encourage that the canidate own their own gear, we have gear packages available in store as well as a 10% student discount available) 

  • PADI Fees (For the Pre-Divemaster application, and the final application) 

  • Insurance 

  • Entrance fee for any and all training open water dates. 

  • Rescheduling fees (If you do not complete your Divemaster course within a year official start date, we are not responsible for any additional fees or re-purchases of e-learning or other costs) 

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