This certification denotes that you've reached the highest recreational diver level in the PADI System of diver education. PADI Master Scuba Diver indicates you have a significant amount of training and experience in a wide variety of dive environments.
No one said prestige was easy to come by, but it is certainly well worth it. As a Master Scuba Diver your experience will open a new level of confidence whether you're diving local wrecks, quarries, reefs or exploring exciting dive environments around the world. Achieving recognition as a 'black belt' of recreational scuba diving is amongst the most sought after diving accolades.
So how do you earn the Master Scuba Diver rating?
- certified PADI Rescue Diver.
- at least 50 logged dives
- 5 PADI Specialty course certifications
As the Master Scuba Diver certification is a recognition of previous training and experience, there is no fixed course outline as such. Please refer to the individule course details for specialities that interest you.
PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization) 15 years old.
(12 years old for Junior Master Scuba Diver)