The NAUI Divemaster rating is the highest NAUI leadership-level certification with the exception of Instructor. The program is designed to train experienced and knowledgeable divers to organize and conduct enjoyable open water dives for certified divers. The NAUI Divemaster combines the roles of the traditional Assistant Instructor as well as a traditional Divemaster. Certified NAUI Divemasters may assist Instructors in the classroom and in the pool during classes. They may also assist in open water certifications, as well as lead certified divers on trips or excursions.
Prerequisites before entering Divemaster Course:
- Certification – Certification as NAUI Master Scuba Diver and NAUI Scuba Rescue Diver or their equivalent. Divers with evidence of equivalent training and experience may be enrolled provided they pass the NAUI Master Scuba Diver written examination with a minimum score of 75%.
- Experience – Documentation of diving experience with a minimum of 60 logged open water dives. Dives shall be varied in environment, depth and activities.
- Interview – Prospective Divemasters must interview with the Instructor before consideration into the Divemaster program.