course prerequisites

Training Prerequisites

PADI Open Water Scuba Diver, PADI Jr Open Water Scuba Diver or qualifying certification from another training organization equivalent.

Age Requirements

The PADI MAster Driver Course is for ages 15 Years and Older.

The PADI Junior MAster Diver Course ages 12 to 14 years old.


Depth Restrictions After Certification

PADI Master Divers ages 15 and older are certified to dive to a maximum depth of 30m/100 feet or 40m/130 With the Deep Diver Specialty.

PADI Junior Master Divers from the age of 12 to 14 will be restricted to a maximum depth of 21m/70 feet.


Waivers and Liability Releases

all participants will need to have a completed set of liability releases signed and dated prior to any in water training. Note: Participants under the age of 18 will need to have a parent or guardian signatures as well. No exceptions.

For the PADI Master Diver you will need the following releases:

1 PADI Continuing Education Administrative Document 10038

2 PADI Equipment rental release form

3 PADI Boat dive release form

For the PADI Junior Masteryou will need the following releases:

1 PADI Continuing Education Administrative Document 10038

2 PADI Equipment rental release form

3 PADI Boat dive release form

4 PADI Youth Diving Responsibility and Risk Acknowledgment


Course Duration

You achieve the PADI Master SCUBA diver rating by completing a series of PADI courses. Please refer to each individual PADI course for course durations. Divers May complete the PADI Master Diver Program From open water SCUBA diver to master SCUBA diverIn approximately 30 days. The course is performance-based so we do not like to rush we want to make sure everyone is safe and fully understands the skills of the day. So there is a start time but never a set finish time.


Required PADI Course Materials

When signing up for the master SCUBA diver challenge you will need to purchase the following course materials.

The PADI Open Water SCUBA Diver Course Crewpak

The PADI Advanced Open Water SCUBA Diver Course Crewpak

The PADI Rescue Diver Course Crewpak

The PADI Specialty Courses Crewpak

The PADI EFR First aid and CPR manual

You may also go to the specific course webpage for more details on course materials. This package includes all the required materials for your courses

If you purchase your PADI Crewpaks at the time you book your course. You will receive your hard copy when you arrive at class. For your convenience we will provide you with all the materials you will need to get you started as soon as you book your course.

Each student is required to purchase from us their own Crewpak (printed), or Touch Products if available


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Take the PADI master diver challenge today!

The PADI Master Diver certification is the highest certification in recreational diving.

Who should consider this rating?

Join the best of the best in recreational scuba diving and live the dive life as a PADI Master Scuba Diver. The Master Scuba Diver rating places you in an elite group of respected divers who have earned this rating through both significant experience and scuba training. Fewer than two percent of divers ever achieve this rating. When you flash your Master Scuba Diver card, people know that you’ve spent time underwater in a variety of environments and had your share of dive adventures.

Every diver, who is at least 12 years old, should aim for Master Scuba Diver

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Course Overview


The path begins when you sign up for your PADI Open Water Diver certification,

followed by PADI Advanced Open Water Diver.

Then you will start your specialty diver courses. You will complete five PADI specialty diver courses in preparation for your PADI Rescue Diver course.

Once you have completed your PADI rescue diver course and have logged a minimum of 50 dives you will qualify for the PADI Masters SCUBA diver rating.



Traditional Academics included with your course

We always include traditional academics and all of our PADI programs. If you would like more details on the academic requirements for any of our PADI courses please go to the specific course page for that course. To achieve the PADI Master SCUBA diver rating you will have to complete the academics for the following PADI courses:

The PADI Open Water SCUBA Diver Course

The PADI Advanced Open Water SCUBA Diver Course

The PADI Rescue Diver Course

The PADI Specialty Courses

you will also need to complete the knowledge reviews for all five PADI specialty courses included in your master diver program.

Inside your PADI Adventures in Diving Manual you will find 16 different specialty courses to choose from. Some specialty courses require additional equipment rental, so we have selected the most popular specialty courses that do not require additional rental of equipment. There are two courses that are mandatory the Navigation course and the Deep diver course. In our basic price we also include the Wreck diver course , Drift diver course and Peak Performance Buoyancy dive course to complete the five courses series.

You may change the three optional Specialty diver courses to Specialty diver courses of your choosing, however you may be required to rent or purchase additional equipment To meet the performance requirements of the course. The rental of specialty equipment is not included in this course.

Your instructor will review your Academic materials and knowledge reviews prior to the beginning of each class.

Optional PADI Online Academics

The PADI online academics program is great for students who are short on time. Bypass the classroom with the PADI online academics system. You will complete all of your academics in the comfort of your own home at your own pace. There are additional costs associated with the PADI online academic program. The cost is $179 per person per course and is not included in our standard or group courses.


Note: online academics is not available for ages 12 and under.



Master SCUBA Diver Training Dives

This is a list of the courses and the approximate amount of training dives required for completion

PADI Open Water SCUBA Diver Course Training: Training Dives 4

Fun Dive Day Exploring the Reef: Fund Dives 2

PADI Advanced Open Water SCUBA Diver Course: Training Dives 5

Fun Dive Day Exploring the Reef: Fund Dives 2

PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty Course: Training Dives 3

Fun Dive Day Exploring the Reef: Fund Dives 2

PADI Deep Diver Specialty Course: Training Dives 3

Fun Dive Day Exploring the Reef: Fund Dives 2

PADI Wreck Diver Specialty Course: Training Dives 4

Fun Dive Day Exploring the Reef: Fund Dives 2

PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty Course: Training Dives 4

Fun Dive Day Exploring the Reef: Fund Dives 2

PADI Drift Diver Specialty Course: Training Dives 4

Fun Dive Day Exploring the Reef: Fund Dives 2

PADI Rescue Diver Course: Training Dives 7

Fun Dive Day Exploring the Reef: Fund Dives 2

This will give you approximately 50 dives depending on your skills.


Equipment

Stop do not purchase SCUBA equipment before your class.

You should always purchase your SCUBA diving equipment from the dive center where you do your training. Your SCUBA instructor is definitely more qualified to make sure you select the proper equipment for your needs. Your instructor will also make sure your equipment is properly adjusted and ready for your class. Nobody beats our prices or customer service guaranteed.

We carry all the best gear in store and online At scubadiveit.com for all your SCUBA diving adventures

NOTE: NEW SCUBA DIVING EQUIPMENT ALWAYS REQUIRES MINOR ADJUSTMENTS AND A SAFETY INSPECTION BEFORE IT IS USED. IF YOU PURCHASED YOUR SCUBA EQUIPMENT ONLINE OR FROM A THIRD-PARTY TO USE IN OUR CLASS AND IT HAS A MALFUNCTION OR REQUIRES ADJUSTMENTS DURING YOUR TRAINING YOU WILL HAVE TO PAY AN ADDITIONAL COST FOR THOSE ADJUSTMENTS. OUR MINIMUM SERVICE CHARGE IS $45

We do not accept equipment that is unsafe or damagedto be usedin anyof our programs. If you have any questions on whether the equipment you have will be acceptable for this program, please contact us prior to class for a free equipment evaluation. We service and repair Scuba equipment. Safety First!



Extend your bottom time with Enriched Air (Nitrox).

The PADI Enriched Air (Nitrox) diver course will certify you to use Enriched Air (Nitrox) to stay down longer during your shallow water dives.  Also by breathing a higher concentration of oxygen during your dive, you will come back feeling refreshed and ready for more diving.

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