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Divemaster internship

“The true benefit of the internship program is that you obtain hands-on experience by assisting in training and diving activities .”


  • 12 Weeks


  • PADI Divemaster
  • EFR (CPR and First Aid) training within 24 months
  • Medically Fit for Scuba Diving


  • Supervising Qualified Divers
  • Assisting on PADI Courses
  • Leading Dives
  • Supervising Experience Programmes
  • Stock Control – Rental Gear
  • Maintaining & Issuing Rental Gear
  • Divemaster Rash vest

equipment requirements:

  • Wetsuit, Fins, Mask, Snorkel & Weight belt
  • BC & Regulator including Alternate Air Source
  • Dive Computer
  • Dive Knife
  • Compass
  • 2 Signalling Devices (whistle, SMB)
  • Tank

*  Rental Options Available
*  Student Specials on Gear Purchases
Contact us for more details

R 9 000
R 14 500 Incl. Accommodation

Diving Groups

Hands on Experience:

As a qualified PADI Divemaster you will supervise experience programs, assist with training and lead qualified divers gaining self confidence and valuable leadership skills.


Situated at the coast, we have one of the best training locations in the country due to our diverse diving conditions.  You will gain experience in both shore & boat dives with one of the busiest diver training centres in South Africa . The additional dives and experience will prepare you fo the next step as a PADI Professional and success on the PADI Instructor Programme.

The Lifestyle:

During your internship program you will have lots of opportunities to experience local diving, attend fun social evenings & meet other divers while working as a team.

leadership SKILLS:

You will obtain essential leadership skills and learn to be part of a team.


To increase your diving experience and training  you will have the option to join in on PADI Specialty Courses and local trips away to explore the unique diving that the Garden Route has to offer.

What you will learn

ProDive is a busy 5 Star Career Development Centre and offers boat and shore dives in variable diving conditions.  Our instructors run all the courses from PADI Open Water to Divemaster including numerous PADI Specialty Courses which will ensure that you will get exposed to a wide variety of training, experience programmes and diving conditions. This experience will set you apart from the rest and you will become sought after both locally and overseas.


1. Assisting in PADI Training

  • Understanding your Role as a Divemaster
  • Implementation of PADI Standards
  • Equipment Considerations for Students
  • Supervising Students in Training
  • Problem Solving
  • Assisting with Dive Centre Duties
  • Gear Control

2. Leading Qualified Divers

  • Time Keeping
  • Dive Set Up and Management
  • Supervising dives for certified divers & conducting dive briefings
  • Diver safety and risk management
  • Equipment Considerations
  • Skills and Environment
  • Public Speaking and Social Skills


  • Conduct Divemaster Programmes
    (skin diver, scuba review)
  • Admin Tasks relating to these programmes
  • Safety Considerations
  • Role of the Divemaster – Non-Training Activities
  • Assisting with Discover Scuba Diving and leading Discover Local Diving programs
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