PADI Divemaster Course Info, Huron Scuba Ann Arbor Michigan
 
THE ULTIMATE DIVEMASTER COURSE
Lead Instructors: Brian R. Bondy, Joe Cloutier and Gary Sundermann
Huron Scuba Professional Team Members and PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainers.
 
A Divemaster is a person to whom others look for leadership and knowledge. As the “Ultimate Divemaster” you can share the adventure - and help create it! If you believe your work should be enjoyable and exciting, if you are eager to share your knowledge with others, if you believe that to train the best you must be among the best trained, this is your path!

The “Ultimate Divemaster Course” is designed to train and qualify PADI Divemasters pursuant to the standards and policies set forth by PADI. During the course, future Divemasters learn effective methods to lead divers and assist active-status PADI Instructors in all forms of teaching recreational skin and scuba diving. This course assures that candidates who receive certification have the knowledge, skills, fitness and proper attitude to do so. Assisting instructors teaching real students is a planned integral portion of your course. This is excellent preparation for becoming an instructor.
 
PREREQUISITES AND REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum age 18 years. Minimum 60 logged dives (by graduation) with varied depth, activities, and environments. Dive Certification: Be a currently certified Advanced Scuba Diver, Rescue Diver, Master Scuba Diver, and current certification or verified competency in CPR, First Aid and oxygen delivery is required for graduation. Medical Approval: Verification of good physical condition as documented by a medical examination and unconditional approval for diving by a licensed physician within the preceding 12 months. Provide and be responsible for own leadership-level diving equipment suitable for local open water environments. In all cases, ask for assistance with the current standards and prerequisites for greater detail and recent changes.
 
REQUIRED & RECOMMENDED BOOKS & MATERIALS:
See attached list of PADI Divemaster materials (Word document).
 
CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Meet all course prerequisites & administrative requirements. Successfully complete all sections of the course, including watermanship skills, academics, as well as confined water and open water assisting and dive leadership. Pass the applicable leadership exams with acceptable scores or remediation. Meet the ultimate standard: The teaching staff should feel you are competent to lead or assist in the training of their loved ones.
 
APPROXIMATE SCHEDULE:
Course meets approximately 20 hours for classroom and pool training over one month, set by the student/instructor schedules. In addition, there are at least ten open water dives as well as assisting in classroom and confined water training, as set by standards.
 
TO REGISTER OR FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION:
Huron Scuba, Snorkel & Adventure Travel Inc. 4816 Jackson Road, Suite D, Ann Arbor 734-994-3483