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The Divemaster Course

The Manta Dive Divemaster program on Gili Trawangan stands out as the island's premier divemaster course, offering a blend of professional learning, extensive diving, and an overall fantastic experience.

As your gateway into the professional diving realm, the divemaster course gili trawangan is essential for those aspiring to become an Open Water Instructor. But it's also an excellent path for divers seeking to refine their skills. Achieving certification in the divemaster gili islands program qualifies you to guide certified divers and opens doors to work in some of the world's most picturesque locations.

The Manta Dive program includes a variety of academic workshops, open water sessions, and course assisting experiences. You'll be in good company with other trainees, ensuring a shared and enriching journey. Regardless of whether you're a seasoned diver or relatively new, our divemaster gili trawangan program is tailored to transform you into a top-tier Divemaster.

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Divemaster Course outline

At Manta Dive Gili T, we understand that the ideal Divemaster is well-rounded, with skills honed both in and out of the water. That's why our divemaster gili trawangan course goes beyond the basics.

In our divemaster gili islands program, you'll gain hands-on experience in the day-to-day operations of a dive center. This includes an understanding of environmental and conservation practices essential to our work in the water. Of course, we pack plenty of fun into the learning process as well.

The duration of the program varies according to your needs and objectives. The more time you invest in diving and learning with us, the richer your experience and skill set as a diving professional will become.


Starting from: IDR 16.000.000*

*Not included: SSI Materials (IDR 4.500.000) BUT includes your first year annual pro fee.
Custom packages can be made if you are missing certain pre-requisites.
Simply send us a message and we can help you out! 

What’s included in your Divemaster Standard Package?

The course includes

  • SSI Dive Guide Course
  • SSI Science of Diving Course
  • Free fun diving for life
  • Hands-on experience of working in a busy dive centre
  • Assisting on various courses with real students
  • Discounts on equipment in our retail dive shop
  • Discounts on food & drinks at Manta's own bar and restaurant
  • Flexible start dates
  • Equipment rental
  • Theory workshops: Physiology, Physics, Fish ID, Currents, Tech, & more
  • Free Manta Dive t-shirt
  • An amazing time with a welcoming community

The course does not include

  • SSI Registration Fees (if you are transferring from PADI)
  • Divemaster Course Materials
  • Dive computer
  • Diving Insurance
  • SMB with the reel
  • Food, drinks and accommodation
  • Visa extension fees
  • Park Fees
  • But don't worry we can help sort out all of the above

Course components

  • Nitrox Diver Specialty Course at Manta Dive Gili Trawangan

    Knowledge Development

    You’ll cover the topics of roles & characteristics of a Manta Dive Gili T Divemaster, supervising diving activities, assisting in course, dive theory, physics of diving, equipment, decompression theory, the business of diving, and more

  • assignments for divemasters at Manta Dive Gili Trawangan Indonesia


    You will learn to prepare emergency management plans. You’ll also learn to how to prepare maps of our local dive sites around the Gilis to include useful details like depth, entry/exit and points of interest.

  • Rescue diver course with Manta Dive Gili Trawangan

    Water Skills

    You’ll perfect all your confined water skills that you will have learned back in the Open Water Course days. You’ll develop the basic skills and also rescue skills at professional instructor level when it comes to demonstrations.

  • Discover Scuba Diving Gili Islands

    Guiding Practice

    Towards the end, you’ll begin running student training sessions and guides under the direct supervision of our instructors here at Manta Dive Gili Trawangan.

Time Commitment for divemaster training in gili trawangan

At Manta Dive, the journey to becoming a divemaster in the stunning Gili Islands offers two distinct paths. The first is an accelerated program, ideal for those eager to quickly dive into the divemaster role. Spanning 4-6 weeks, this intensive course efficiently covers all the essentials for divemaster certification, making it a popular choice for those with time constraints.

Alternatively, the divemaster gili trawangan experience can be deepened with our "internship style" course. Extending over 8+ weeks, this immersive option allows for a more thorough engagement with our diving instructors and staff. It's an excellent choice for aspiring professionals, particularly those considering progressing to the Instructor Training Course. This extended format not only enhances your diving skills but also ingrains a deeper understanding of the diving industry and environmental conservation, pivotal in the Gilis.

Understanding the diverse needs of our students, we offer flexibility in the divemaster gili islands program. For those unable to commit to a continuous stretch, the course can be divided across multiple visits to Gili Trawangan. This approach ensures that even if your time is limited, your dive education need not be compromised, allowing for a tailored learning experience that fits your schedule and ambitions in the world of professional diving.

Divemaster package prerequisites:

  • Age and diving experience
    18 years old, Certified Stress & Rescue or equivalent & minimum 40 logged dives 
    Fit for diving and medical clearance within the last 12 months.
    Emergency first response primary and secondary care (CPR and First Aid) training within the last 24 months.

Manta Dive Divemaster Program: Your Gateway to Professional Diving in Gili Trawangan

The Manta Dive Divemaster program on Gili Trawangan is a comprehensive course designed for aspiring professional divers. It's ideal for those aiming to become Open Water Instructors or seeking skill refinement. The program includes academic workshops, open water sessions, and practical dive center experience, focusing on environmental conservation and operational understanding. Participants can choose between a 4-6 week accelerated course or an 8+ week intensive internship-style experience, with flexible scheduling available. The course fee starts from IDR 16,000,000, excluding certain materials and fees. Benefits include free lifetime diving, hands-on dive center work, course discounts, and in-depth theoretical workshops, all contributing to a rich professional diving education.

Divemaster Course FAQs

What is the duration of the Divemaster Course on Gili Trawangan? 

The Divemaster course on Gili Trawangan is usually completed in 4 weeks, however the course duration can easily be lengthened and most people end up taking around 6 weeks to complete the Divemaster course.  This is mainly due to the time spent assisting instructors with student divers which is an extremely important part of the course and makes the Divemaster trainee better prepared for becoming a diving instructor.

What is the cost of the Divemaster Course on Gili Trawangan?

The Divemaster course on Gili Trwangan costs IDR 16,000,000 (USD 1,000) for 4-6 weeks and includes unlimited diving. 

What is the prerequisite for the Divemaster Course on Gili Trawangan?

The prerequisites for taking a Divemaster Course in Gili Trawangan are as follows:

  • 18 years old, Certified Stress & Rescue Diver or equivalent & minimum 40 logged dives
  • Be fit for scuba diving and have medical clearance to dive within the last 12 months
  • Be trained in Emergency first response primary and secondary care (CPR and First Aid) within the last 24 months

Is there a minimum age requirement for the Divemaster Course on Gili Trawangan?

The minimum age for the Divemaster course on Gili Trawangan is 18 years old.  This is the first professional diving qualification and as such has this age requirement.


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