Why become a PADI Divemaster in the Philippines?

The life of a PADI Divemaster is rewarding, fun and exciting. It also gives you the chance to travel the world and dive in exotic locations.

Here at IDP we want you to experience it all. We offer the PADI Divemaster Course in the Philippines through Liquid Dive Dumaguete and Atmosphere Resorts & Spa. Both PADI 5* CDC Dive Resorts guarantee the best training under the guidance of our two in-house Course Directors. At Instructor Development Philippines we can help you to find the path that is right for you. And because we are located in the coral triangle and right next to marine sanctuary Apo Island we can ensure you will love the diving!


PADI Divemaster Course with IDP

The PADI Divemaster Course involves a number of classroom sessions covering 9 chapters of the Divemaster manual, 2 part comprehensive theory exam covering topics from diving physics to equipment; and a number of water skill development sessions which include assisting PADI Instructors, leading recreational divers, conducting Divemaster workshops, practical assessments and a skill circuit. It is a challenging and rewarding course that offers you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the diver lifestyle. A PADI Divemaster Course in the Philippines is infinitely adaptable regarding time and schedule.

As 5* CDC Dive Resorts we take standards very seriously, as such we include all the required PADI Divemaster materials and we do not cut corners and simply go through the motions. The diving industry is a competitive industry and we want to make sure that you are fully prepared and trained to head out into the world of diving and be a successful Divemaster.

Liquid Dive Resort

Liquid Dive is a small boutique dive resort located on a secluded beach front in Dauin. The ocean is our passion and reflects in every aspect of the resort, through our environmental initiatives to our dedication to dive training. Liquid guarantees great service and fantastic amenities in a relaxed environment with no crowds. Our facilities are designed for divers by divers.

Atmosphere Resorts & Spa

Indulge yourself and surrender to luxury resort of Atmosphere Resorts & Spa, where the warmest of Philippine hospitality is combined with first class amenities and service. Beautifully situated on the beach front in Dauin; whether you want to scuba dive, indulge in the enchanted spa or practice yoga, you can look forward to an unforgettable stay.


In order to sign up for your PADI Divemaster Course you need the following prerequisites:

  • 18 years of age
  • Certified PADI Advanced and Rescue Diver (or equivalent rating)
  • Completed EFR Primary and Secondary Care training within 24 months
  • Medically evaluated and cleared for diving by a physician within 12 months

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