Your first Professional Course! Let's get started with the fun and learning!
As a professional diver, you'll be assisting other scuba professionals in helping new students and divers learn, as well as advising divers of their own progression in our diving lifestyle.
Temple's Divemaster course itself is a fantastic program, with lots of diving, socially making new friends, learning in depth dive theory, marine education, underwater skills and equipment practice, and so much more. All of which you can use for the rest of your life as a Dive Pro, worldwide!
With so many Divemasters becoming Instructors - right here at Temple - after your Divemaster course is complete and you are certified, you can choose to stay on as part of our dive pro team, progress further with your Instructor training, or go and gain work experience in any other dive shop around the globe
- Rescue Diver
- Current First Aid
- All safety gear such as SMB, Compass, knives and dive computer.
- Start: 40 logged dives
- Cert.: 60 logged dives
Equipment: Prices include only a BCD and regulator. Mask, Fins and Wetsuit can be rented for 500 INR a day. Students must own safety gear and have it with them at all times.
Crew Pack: All Divemaster candidates must purchase the PADI Divemaster Crew Pack, which includes all necessary books and documentation.Crew packs are available from Temple Adventures for 400 AUD.
Application Fee: On completion of the PADI DM program you will submit your Divemaster application to PADI. Application fees amount to 220 AUD.
"Bookable" option: If you want to be able to book all the days of your Divemaster training on specific days with a fixed schedule, for instance if you only have a limited amount of time to finish your training or if you're not living in Pondicherry but only coming down here on week-ends, then you can purchase the "Bookable" option. Minimum time required is 50 hours training sessions or 12 days.
For those of you who want to start "from scratch", we also offer Divemaster internships, in 4 to 6 months, including 60 dives, and during which the candidate will work at the Dive Centre on a daily basis.