Diving like a Pro

Master your scuba diving skills and become a PADI Divemaster on the Gili Islands!


So you can do what you loveSCUBA DIVING


Assisting instructors

As a Divemaster you will assist instructors in conducting training programs.


Supervise recreational diving activities

You will be able to organize, conduct and supervise recreational diving activities, both shore and boat based.


PADI Professional

The PADI Divemaster Course is the first level of the PADI Professional rating.

Go Pro with Trawangan Dive!

TDC was the Lombok region’s first PADI Career Development Centre and the only one on Gili Trawangan with PADI’s 5* highest rating. Our international and multilingual team of instructors puts us among the very best places in the world to become a scuba diving professional.

Your Divemaster Course with Trawangan Dive on Gili Islands. Professional Course and Instructors

Your Course

You will reach the leadership level of Divemaster through structured pool, open water and classroom instruction.  While preparing you for a career in diving, you will fine-tune your dive skills, refine your rescue skills so that you can anticipate and easily solve common problems, and gain extensive dive knowledge as well as management and supervision abilities.  Not only will this make you a role model to divers everywhere, it will develop self confidence, public speaking and social skills essential to any career you may ultimately choose.

Your Second Home

Gili Trawangan has everything you need.  A small tropical coral island with long powdery sandy beaches crystal blue water and stunning underwater marine life.  There are also no motorized vehicles, traffic jams and pollution, and crowds. A one and a half hour boat trip from Bali, there’s no better place to gain your Divemaster Qualificaiton.

You will spend couple of weeks on Gili Trawangan to do your Divemaster Course. It will feel like your second home

The Team


Head of Divemaster Program

Roos is a highly experienced and knowledgeable Divemaster Coordinator at Trawangan Dive. With years of experience in the diving industry, Roos has a deep passion for the underwater world and loves to share her knowledge and enthusiasm with others. As the Divemaster Coordinator at Trawangan Dive, Roos is responsible for overseeing and training the team of divemasters, ensuring that they become confident and competent PADI Dive Professionals. With her friendly and approachable personality, she is loved by both staff and clients alike, cracking a joke or two along the way.

Our professional team of padi instructors will guide you through your divemaster internship


PADI Divemaster

IDR 16.000.000


Unlimited Fun Diving during your course


Diving equipment


Discounts on equipment, accommodation and meals in our Diveshop, Restaurant and Hotel


Opportunity to assist on courses with real students


Hands-on experience of working in a busy dive centre


Flexible start dates

Happy Divemasters

I did my divemaster course at Trawangan Dive and it was awesome. From the moment I got there, I was taken up in the TDC family, which is about so much more than diving. As a divemaster trainee I was given a role of responsibility with real customers, as well as one on one guidance from my mentor Ash (and all the other wonderful instructors). It was so refreshing to be working with absolute legends every day. TDC have nailed the balance between being a serious dive centre, where being the best dive master is the only option, and a really fun and upbeat place to make new friends and memories. Thanks again to all of you – I miss you guys and the great times we had above and below the water!
Isabel Hoffmann

I did my open water through to my Divemaster with a couple of specialties in between at Trawangan Dive with no complaints whatsoever. All of the instructors are second to none at their job, they’re all amazing at what they do and were always willing to give out extra help when it was needed even off the clock. The atmosphere at the shop was always pumping and would be hard to beat being an extremely social and busy dive centre, easily one of the best on the island!
Ben Canty


Before you can start your PADI Divemaster course you need to fullfil following criteria:


Minimum age of 18 years.


Minimum 40 logged dives to begin the course and 60 for certification.


PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization).


An Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care course completion within the past 24 months.


Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months.

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn How it Works!

What are the complete prerequisites and requirements for the PADI Divemaster course?
  • Minimum age of 18 years
  • Minimum 40 logged dives to begin the course and 60 for certification
  • PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
  • An Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care course completion within the past 24 months
  • Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months
When can i get started?

You can start whenever you want! Just let us know a fair time ahead when you gonna arrive.

How much diving will I do during my course?

During your course, you have unlimited free fun diving and you can do up to 3 dives per day (with night dive it will be 4), which will result in well over 60 dives by the end of the course.

What diving equipment do I need for the Divemaster course?

The course includes all diving equipment needed. However, if you have all of your own gear, (including regulator, BCD, mask, fins) you will receive a 10% discount. All Divemaster trainees are expected to provide their own surface marker and reel (this is basic safety equipment).  We sell these at the shop, or you can also buy one before you arrive if you prefer. 

How long does it take to become a divemaster?

We recommend a minimum of three to four weeks to complete the training however many students decide to stay for up to five weeks.

What exactly is the meaning of a Divemaster Internship?

The purpose of an Internship is to enable the candidate to work with students on a real course and help prevent, overcome, and assist with common problems they may encounter while learning to dive. You will act as an instructional assistant and your performance will be evaluated. In addition, Trawangan Dive will give you training in compressor operation, equipment repair and dive store sales, a very valuable asset to any perspective employer.

What’s the best way to prepare for my Divemaster course?

Read through your old Open Water, Advanced and Rescue manuals again.

A great way to get ahead is to study the dive theory online first. Click here to take PADI dive theory eLearning. You can study now and refer to it any time you need during your Divemaster course. This is the same theory you will need if you continue to your Instructor course too.

What can a PADI Divemaster do?
  • Give dive briefings for certified divers
  • Guide and supervise certified divers
  • Supervise training activities
  • Conduct scuba reviews
  • Conduct skin diver courses
  • Assist in Discover Scuba programs
  • Lead dives for Discover Scuba divers
  • Live the Dream
  • Have a great reason to stay in the Tropics
  • Work your way around the world

Ready to master your diving skills?

Book your Divemaster Course now. If you have any question we are here to help.

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