PADI Divemaster

Divemasters Wanted! Join the Tribe!

Take Your First Step to Becoming a Professional Diver with the PADI Divemaster Course 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.

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Divemaster Course Details

  • Total Cost $1,950

    • Progressive credit of $100 applied per additional student enrolled in your course (up to $300 max).   This will be available to each student in the course as a store credit on the first day of class.

    • Ask about our 1 year payment plan.

  • We Provide

    • ALL PADI Divemaster Materials! (An $800 value!)

    • PADI Divemaster eLearning

    • PADI Divemaster Crew Pak

    • PADI Dive Theory Online

    • Tanks, Weights and Complimentary Gear Storage for Your Personal Gear

    • On-site Pool and Classroom

    • Transportation to and from open water dive training sites

  • Prerequisites

    • 18 years old or older

    • Medical Statement signed by a physician with clearance for diving 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

  • 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

  • Required Materials:

    • Recreational Dive Planner

    • Divemaster Crew Pak that includes PADI Instructor Manual, Divemaster Slates, The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving, Discover Scuba Diving Cue Card, Professional Training Log Book (this Crew Pack is included in your course fee)

  • 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 most 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 Directors, Shannon Shea or David Pinilla at Jack’s Diving Locker at 808-329-7585 or e-mail

Divemaster 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.

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