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PADI Divemaster Courses and Internships Program

Have you thought about taking the next step in your diving career and joining the elite group of PADI professionals? Are you ready to Untitled 5 hone your diving skills to the professional level? To increase your comfort level in the water? Would you like to discover what goes on behind the scenes at a diving centre? Do you enjoy meeting new people and learning more about yourself as a person? Well, if you can answer “yes” to any of the questions above, then contact us for more information about becoming a PADI Divemaster.

The PADI Divemaster Course is the first step towards a career in scuba diving; it is a prerequisite for both the PADI Assistant Instructor and PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor certifications. As a PADI Divemaster you will be able to (LOCAL LAWS PERMITTING): conduct first time diving programs, assist instructors, organize, supervise and lead dives as well helping others to have fun.

Cost:– At Orangeshark we offer a limited number of Divemaster internship’s each season (minimum of three months is a requirement) and then it is totally free if undertaken in less than three months cost of course is euros we would recommend a minimum of four weeks. We limit our number of internships to ensure higher standards of training and time given to you. Your only other costs will be for PADI materials, PADI Fees, food and accommodation.

Program:- In exchange for the free PADI Divemaster Internship course, you will work side by side with our highly experienced instructors 6 days a week. Through the structured internship you will learn dive leadership through both independent study and classroom work. Waterskills and stamina exercises will strengthen your diving skill, working with the instructors on courses and dives will help you problem solve and increase your diving abilities. And best of all get to dive which is what we all love to do !!!

Requirements:- To participate in the Divemaster program, you will need to have completed your Rescue Diver Certification, current first aid certification. However if you not quite there yet, then we can help, you can come earlier and complete these courses with us (contact us for prices, we can tailor make a program for you). You will also need to have completed at least 60 dives by the end of the course. So you should start the Divemaster course with at least 40 dives and be medically fit and 18 years old or over.

Please ask for more information on the Divemaster internship program at Orangeshark, we are here to help. We don’t cut corners, we believe in excellent tuition and we believe in working together and making you into not just a good Divemaster but an excellent PADI professional.

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Malta has three IE’s a year, March, May and November with another held in September in Gozo. There are a few steps to becoming a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, firstly to complete an Instructor Development Course (IDC) with the certificate of excellence award winning Course Director Steve Watkinson or with Course Director Luca Dall’Osto and pass a PADI Instructor Examination (I.E.). With our team we want to make this as stress free as possible, we have all been there! We want to prepare you to be a competent professional PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor. At Orangeshark we have a highly trained team of professionals who do not just want you to pass your I.E. but also to feel confident and find your place in the exciting dive insutry.

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Dates Malta 2016

MARCH 1st Instructor exams 11th and 12 March

APRIL 26th Instructor exams 6th and 7th May

August 30th Instructor exams 10th and 11th September (Gozo)

November 1st Instructor exams 11th and 12th November

Instructor Development Course (IDC)

Pre-requisistes – PADI Divemaster or leadership level certification with a recognized recreational diver training organization

Minimum Age – 18 year old

The IDC is normally held 9 days before the Instructor Exam (IE). The course teaches you how to teach in the classroom, pool and open water. It also goes through how to teach the core courses, and many other useful things you will need as a PADI Instructor.

Duration – 9 days

What does this enable me to do? Enroll on the Instructor Exam (IE)

Materials needed – IDC Crew Pack



You need to be en EFR Instructor to be a qualified Oper Water Scuba Instructor. Why not do them together?

IDC+EFR = €. saving €.


Earrn your 5 speciality ratings, and apply for MSDT sa soon as you have certified 25 students.


Not included in Price:-PADI required Materials, PADI fees and PADI IE fee. We can obtain prices of these on requested price for the PADI membership and IR fee are on their website.

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