Why Choose Dive Rutland for your Divemaster Course

Like all professionals, the right mentor is key, so before your intern course starts

  • YOU choose your mentor – do not know who to choose then we will guide you based on your goals
  • Help you develop a personal plan to achieve your career goals​​​
  • YOU, work out a training schedule with your mentor, based on YOUR availability and timings
  • YOU choose whether to do your Divemaster theory via e-learning or Divemaster manual and workbook.  BUT whichever you choose we will be there to guide you ALL of the way​
  • Meet our pro team in group chats and online sessions – whichever you prefer

Work with the professionals - Your interactions with the Dive Rutland Professional Staff

  • Regular Sessions with a member of the Dive Rutland professional team to consolidate and apply the theory you are learning – validate learning
  • You get to work with every member of the Dive Rutland Professional Team from DMs up to Course Directors - not all instructors work the same way after all they are individuals​
  • Take your skills to the next level all whilst TRULY neutrally buoyant – NO kneeling here
  • You can identify any additional areas of training you want to work on – maybe achieve the DEEP and Search and Recovery Speciality
  • Assist with Students

Work as a professional - Learn how the Dive Industry Works

  • Deal with customers in the dive centre
  • Work as part of a close team
  • Be supported by your Dive Rutland Professional Mentor
  • Regular Feedback
  • Develop skills in organisation and logistics
  • Learn about the UK Diving Industry regulations and agencies we work under i.e HSE / Swim England etc.

Work with Real Students - Learn how to best work with REAL Students

  • Like all instructors are not the same, all students will not be the same
  • Your schedule will have you working with real students so that you can see real challenges and work with the instructional team to help the student overcome their hurdles
  • By working with real students at every step of your internship, you will have a better toolbox to help you when you begin your work in whatever role you choose

Follow on options - Choose YOUR adventure

  • Become a Discover Scuba Diving Leader - what a great way to introduce new divers to the world of Scuba Diving and pass on your enthusiasm
  • Become a Gas Blender
  • Become a qualified compressor operator
  • Learn how to teach specialities open to you as a Divemaster
  • Take the next step to Assistant Instructor
  • Join the Dive Rutland Professional Team and continue to expand your knowledge
  • Work within the UK Dive Industry
  • Work in research
  • Work as a safety diver
  • Go off on your travels
  • With 70% of the Earth covered in water, the options are endless

Divemaster training with Dive Rutland adds the following invaluable skills to your CV

  • Public speaking learnt via giving student briefings
  • Learn Risk Management and safety considerations
  • First Aid
  • Working efficiently as part of a team
  • Practical Problem Solving
  • You will develop a high level of professionalism and customer service

Have a look at our Divemaster course options, pop into the shop for a chat and brew

Last updated: 8th January 2021