Become a scuba diving professional.
Get paid to dive every day.
Travel the world.
Looking for a new career? Ready to take your first step into the world of professional diving where you get paid to go diving every day??
It's time to change your life and become a PADI Divemaster.
We can't think of anything we'd rather be doing!
- Forget the 9-5, turn your passion for diving into a career
- Become the life and soul of the dive centre
- Guide divers on incredible adventures
- Assist PADI Instructors with students
- Protect the ocean and encourage your divers to do the same
Your first step to achieving this dream is to get stuck into your PADI Divemaster Course. This on-the-job training is designed to help you become an amazing, confident, eco-conscious PADI Divemaster.
What does the PADI Divemaster Course look like?
Prep for success.
As a PADI Divemaster candidate at The Fifth Point, you immediately become part of the team. In the run-up to your program, you'll meet the crew who will become your mentors and colleagues.
You'll work through some independent study to prepare you for your DM adventure. Your team is only a zoom call away for support as you learn the role of a PADI Divemaster and the key skills and knowledge required through comprehensive elearning programs.
We are here to help you achieve your goals so before your training starts, you'll sit down with your mentor and create a personal growth plan. On top of everything you'll learn as part of the PADI Divemaster curriculum, your schedule will also include time to develop the skills you'll need to achieve your future goals and boost your CV.
Whether you want to work as a PADI Divemaster, Instructor, marine biologist or conservationist, we can help you land your dream job!
Your PADI Divemaster Course.
During your 1 month program, you'll develop into an amazing PADI Divemaster during a mix of real life, on-the-job training and curriculum workshops. You'll learn everything you need so that as soon as you're qualified, you're a competent and confident DM ready to apply for your first job in the diving industry.
We'll use the PADI curriculum as a framework for your program alongside lots of extra workshops that focus on your success once qualified. Everything you learn will be applied to real-life training so you can flick that switch in your brain and start thinking like a PADI Divemaster.
You'll be in the water pretty much every day practising skills and working with actual customers and student divers. Classroom sessions are interactive and discussion-based - you will steer the workshop to learn exactly what you need.
Work as a PADI Divemaster with our support.
During your 2 month program, you'll get the opportunity to work as a fully qualified PADI Divemaster with the full support of your mentors and team mates. You'll be guiding dives, assisting instructors, conducting refresher sessions and gaining more experience as a key team member at the centre.
You'll also become a PADI Discover Scuba Diving Leader by team teaching real customers. This qualification looks great on your CV as you'll be qualified to teach try dives in a pool. Think of it as your first step to becoming an instructor!
The 2 month program gives you more time to work on your personal curriculum. If that includes taking more PADI courses (at super discounted prices), learning how to service equipment, taking a leading role in our environmental activities, or discovering more about the business of diving - your team will help you develop into a well rounded PADI pro with an amazing CV to boot!
Get out there and DM.
All your hard work has paid off and you are now ready to apply for your first job as a PADI Divemaster.
You're well prepared, confident and you already have work experience behind you.
You know how to guide divers and inspire them to protect the ocean. You have the skills to work side by side with PADI Instructors, helping them deliver fantastic courses to their students. You've gained the qualifications that make you an asset to any dive centre as you can conduct refreshers, try dives and snorkelling courses.
This is not the end of our time together. Your team are always available for support for the rest of your career!
During your PADI Divemaster Course, you will make friends for life. If you ever have a question or need advice, we are just a phone call away.
PROTECT THE OCEAN
REAL LIFE FOCUS
"My PADI Divemaster course with The Fifth Point was a blast.
Getting to learn from a super friendly team with such a broad variety of diving expertise left me feeling really confident in my newly developed skills and ready to jump straight into working as a DM."
Meet your team.
The Fifth Point has created a specialist team containing experts in every area of the diving industry. You'll meet this incredible bunch during your PADI Divemaster Course.
Together, the team can give you help and advice in every area a PADI Divemaster needs to excel. They'll lead workshops in their specialities and be on hand to answer all the questions you might have. Milk them for all their knowledge so you set yourself up for success as soon as you're qualified.
Nic is a PADI Course Director and ocean advocate. She's the Co-Founder of The Fifth Point and mad keen on protecting the ocean. Nic is the creator of The Dive Pro Hub - full of free resources for dive pros.
Jim is The Fifth Point Co-Founder, a self-confessed kit nerd and PADI Master Instructor. Channel his wisdom regarding technical and sidemount diving, wings, longhoses and equipment servicing.
Founder of Fit To Dive, Laura is Clinical Psychologist as well as a PADI Master Instructor. She offers amazing insights into how to handle the psychological aspects of scuba diving and teaching.
What's involved in the PADI Divemaster Course?
You'll become an amazing eco-conscious PADI Divemaster during this unforgettable training course. Choose an immersive 1 or 2 month PADI Divemaster Course that will set you up for a successful career by focussing on your aspirations as a PADI DM.
After your program, you'll boast an impressive CV for a new PADI Divemaster. You'll have experience working with real customers, and know how to complete all the duties expected of a DM including guiding fun divers and assisting instructors with students. You'll handle divers in a way that minimises impact on underwater habitats and inspires others to use their diving skills to protect the ocean.
This is not your bog-standard PADI Divemaster Course. This is a customised program where you choose the areas to develop to meet your career targets. The program focuses on your success as a Dive Pro and develops you into a well-rounded, employable PADI Divemaster.
PADI Divemaster prep.
You'll get yourself ready for the Divemaster program by completing some independent study. This will build on what you've already learnt during the PADI Rescue course and your journey so far as a diver. You'll also swot up on dive theory, using online learning to dive deeper into physics, physiology, skills and environment, equipment and dive planning.
Your mentors will check your learning and help you apply this new knowledge in workshops and scenarios.
One month PADI Divemaster Course.
Your program is split into 3 main curriculum areas:
- Practical Skills - where you develop the skillset you need for different diving situations and problem solving.
- DM Conducted Workshops - where you learn how to perform your duties and deliver amazing experienced for divers and snorkelers
- Practical Assessments - where you work with real customers, guiding them on dives and assisting student divers
Two month PADI Divemaster Course.
If you choose to extend your on-the-job training, you will gain work experience as a fully qualified PADI Divemaster. Under the guidance of your mentors, you will function as a DM in The Fifth Point. You'll be 100% hands-on with our customers, you'll guide divers and assist instructors and get a real insight into the behind the scenes workings of a dive centre.
You'll also complete your PADI Discover Scuba Diving Leader qualification. You will be able to introduce brand new divers to the underwater world, taking them on their first ever dive to blow bubbles!
On top of your PADI Divemaster training, you'll also attend personalised workshops to help enhance your career. These will be completely bespoke and will draw on the expertise of our team. If there's something you want to learn, or a course your want to take to set you up for a successful career, let's do it.
"Getting to learn what really goes on behind the scenes at a dive centre opened my eyes to all the work that goes into creating fun and memorable diving experiences, and now I get to go and play a part in that too, what's not to love!
If you're looking to become a well-rounded DM learning from a supportive team while diving in some of the best dive sites the UK has to offer, The Fifth Point is the place for you!"