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Advanced Courses 2017-05-07T04:14:16+00:00

Advanced SCUBA Courses

If you’ve already learned to dive, why not consider taking an advanced course and take your skills to the nest level? Or, start out with a refresher and then pick your next adventure!

SCUBA Review (refresher)

This course is targeted toward the certified but out-of-practice diver. This experience is the perfect warm-up prior to boat trips for those divers with limited or out of date diving. During the 2-4 hour course you will build your confidence by going through a quick refresher and practicing the diving skills learned in the Open Water Course. Includes one supervised beach dive $60 or one tank boat dive $75.

Adventure Dives: $70

Adventure scuba dives allow you to explore your diving interests, gain dive experience, learn new skills and broaden your awareness of the underwater world. You select the dive you would like to complete with guidance from your PADI instructor. Choose from one of the following: AWARE Fish Identification, Boat, Deep, Digital Underwater Photography, Drift, Enriched Air, Multilevel, Night, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Search & Recovery, Underwater Naturalist, Underwater Navigator, or Wreck.

Completing any three adventure dives earns a PADI Adventure Diver certification. Completing the deep dive, UW navigation dive and three additional adventure dives (five total) earns you the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification.

PADI Adventure Diver: $200

The Adventure Diver gives you the chance to sample some of diving’s most popular specialties and expand your diving knowledge without taking the comprehensive advanced certification. The course can be done in one day and contains 3 dives. You can choose from the dives mentioned under Adventure Dives.

Advanced Open Water Diver: $360

This Course gives you the chance to try some of diving’s most popular specialties and expand your diving knowledge under the supervision of a PADI instructor. You will complete a total of 5 dives: The Deep and Navigation dive + 3 others which can be selected from the dives listed under Adventure Dives.

Emergency First Response $ 135

Primary Care (CPR), Secondary Care (First Aid) & AED. The EFR is a basic one-day training course in CPR and emergency care.
The Emergency First Response course is not diving specific, so you don’t have to be a diver to take this course. Training is mandatory to enroll in a Rescue Diver or Divemaster course.

Rescue Diver: $370

The PADI Rescue Diver course is an important and crucial step in expanding your knowledge and experience beyond a purely recreational level. You learn to look beyond yourself to consider the safety and well being of other divers.

The rescue diver training prepares you to help prevent problems and (if necessary) manage dive emergencies using a variety of proactive techniques. The course is designed to be demanding, though realistic in its conduct, content, and approach. Although the nature and context in which rescue training may be used is serious, the course is often described as enjoyable, and also serves to further build upon your diving & safety confidence.

Divemaster: $1590

This is the first professional level in scuba diving training.

“GO PRO” Take the plunge into a program that teaches you the mastery of diving skill, knowledge, professionalism and training. Your professional dive training leads you through a series of teaching and learning experience programs. It’s a challenging road, but the rewards are innumerable. After completion, you will be ready to work as a PADI Professional, go on to become a PADI Instructor, or simply enjoy your newly acquired training and extensive dive knowledge.

The PADI Divemaster course is the beginning of a career in the dive industry. You are starting with the first professional level in the PADI Organization. If this is just a step to becoming a PADI instructor and attending an IDC then we will ensure that you are exposed to as many available courses as possible, thus when your time comes to be a PADI instructor your experience will include many different teaching styles & many different diving courses. The PADI Divemaster Course is your ticket to travel and experience the world.

The PADI Divemaster program is extremely flexible and usually takes about 3 to 4 weeks.

DSD Leader: $75

As a PADI Divemaster, you have the experience to lead certified divers, assist with students in training, and handle logistics. This course allows Divemasters to teach the Discover Scuba Diving experience and gain valuable credit with PADI can help offset the cost of the IDC. This is a short course that involves theory related to the DSD program and conducting four DSDs under the direct supervision of a PADI Instructor.

Assistant Instructor: $450

The PADI Assistant Instructor course is the first portion of the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC). You’ll not only gain additional experience as a PADI Professional but you’ll also start learning the PADI System of diver education.

As a PADI Assistant Instructors you can:

  • Teach academic presentations under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor.
  • Evaluate Open Water Diver surface skills under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor.
  • Teach the PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty course.
  • Teach the Project AWARE Specialty course.
  • Teach the Project AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Specialty Course.
  • Conduct PADI Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) experiences.
  • Teach Emergency First Response course after successful completion of an Emergency First Response Instructor course. In addition, you may enroll in a Specialty Instructor Training Course with our PADI Course Director. This will allow you to complete specialty training courses that will be held in reserve until the completion of your Instructor Examination. However, the Digital Underwater Photography, Emergency Oxygen Provider, and Equipment Specialist course ratings can be used as an Assistant Instructor.

*In order to enroll in this course you need to be a certified PADI Divemaster.

During the course you will develop your knowledge through self-study, quizzes, lectures and presentations. You will do confined water skill reviews and assessment, workshops and presentations and also, Open water workshops, rescue assessment and candidate presentations.

The Assistant Instructor course is a 6-day program that introduces you to the role of an instructional assistant, both in academic teaching and in confined & open water training. The Assistant Instructor course is the 1st component of the PADI Instructor Development Course and builds upon Divemaster training.