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PADI Divemaster Program

Are you ready to lead adventure !

To Lead Adventure

One of the top reasons divers earn their Divemaster rating is because they want to share their passion with others by helping introduce them to the wonders of the underwater world.


PADI Divemasters are mentors and guides and lead the way to unparalleled amazement, wonder and beauty. 

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Starting at

$ 995.00 USD

DM Internship (3 months)

PADI Divemaster in Costa Rica

Our Divemaster program is one of the best rated professional programs in the industry. It is our goal to train you to become a dive master ready to be employed. And we provide you with the training and tools to start living your dream life. Or prepare you for the next step and become a PADI dive instructor.

Divemaster Course
vs Internship

Rich Coast Diving will help you begin your dream career as a PADI Professional. 


Our PADI Dive Master Program has been the starting point for hundreds of people from around the world.

You can start any given day and there are two options for our Divemaster program:

  1. Divemaster Course (4-8 weeks)

  2. Divemaster Internship (3 months): only pay for your PADI materials and receive your Divemaster training for FREE !

How to Earn Your Divemaster Certification

As divemaster trainee you will be part of the Rich Coast Diving team and you will be trained to become a dive professional ready to be employed. It is hard work but you will meet great people, have a lot of fun and a lot of great diving in the most beautiful country in the world !

1 - PADI eLearning

Your DM program comes with PADI eLearning which makes it easy to fit scuba lessons into a busy schedule. Learn about scuba diving principles and terminology whenever, wherever it's convenient for you. And you can start before you start the program so you come prepared.


It's your course on your time. Study offline, or online using a computer or mobile device. 

  • eLearning time commitment: 30 hours


2 - With Your Instructors

The DM program is an intensive training course. It consists of pool sessions, open water sessions, workshops and you will be assisting on courses. As part of the Rich Coast team you will gain all the knowledge and experience you need to be a valuable Divemaster ready to be employed.

  • Prerequisites: Be medically evaluated and cleared for diving by a physician within 12 months

  • Minimum age: 18 years or older

  • Total time commitment: DM Course 4 - 8 weeks & DM Internship 3 months.

  • Certification level: Let us know your certification level and we will train you up to the required level to start the PADI Divemaster Course. Not a diver yet ? No problem we train you from zero to hero!

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More Info


Our Dive Master programs includes the following,

  • DM training course meeting all PADI performance requirements

  • Working / training days = 6 days per week

  • Equipment Included * (Only with DM Course)

  • Discount on shop retail

  • 10% Discount on upgrade to PADI Assistant Instructor 

  • 10% Discount on the IDC incl. EFR Instructor Course

  • A FREE Rich Coast Diving T-shirt

  • Unlimited diving during training

  • DIVE for LIFE Membership

  • 5 PADI Specialties for FREE** (Only with DM Internship)

Ready to Lead Adventure

After Divemaster - What´s Next ?

Are you a divemaster or certified assistant that’s ready to take dive leadership to the next level?

Then, you’re ready to start your journey towards Instructor.


PADI Instructors are the most in-demand dive professionals with scuba career opportunities available globally. As a PADI Instructor, you’ll transform the lives of others while living a life others only dream of. 

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Our friendly and knowledgeable Course Directors and Instructors are waiting to hear from you with any questions that you may have.

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