PADI Discover Scuba Diving
If you are not sure Scuba Diving is for you, this is perfect.
This is a one day non-certified introduction to Scuba Diving. It is a taster of the fun to be had Scuba diving. Some diving skills, a little theory and then we jump into the pool and then the sea for an amazing diving experience. If you get the "bug" this course counts towards your Open Water Course. This Discover Scuba Diving introductory Course will then allow you to dive for one year, under the supervision of a PADI Dive Instructor to a max depth of 12 meters.
This is for those of you who are qualified and have not dived for a while and need a brush up. This covers basic theory, some pool work and a sea dive.
Open Water Course
This is the first Certified PADI Scuba Dive course and is recognized worlwide. It takes 4 days. All PADI books with crew pack and suba hire included, registration with PADI. Theory/Dvd's, knowledge reviews. 5 Pool sessions and 4 sea dives, two of which we can do off a boat. On completion of this course, you can Scuba Dive Independantly anywhere in the world to a max depth of 18 meters.
Advanced/Adventures in Diving, Open Water
Once you have completed your Open Water course, this course really gives you much more diving experience and an insight into some of the speciality courses. On completion it allows you to dive to a depth of 30 meters. This course takes 2/3 days and comprisises of 5 sea dives. Including a deep dive and navigation dive, as well as choosing 3 dives such as wreck dive, night dive, Naturalist and Search and Recovery. Two dives will be done off the boat. All PADI books with crew pack and scuba hire included, registration with PADI.
All your PADI Advanced dives count towards its particular PADI Specialtiy course.
Emergency First Response Course
This is a one day comprehensive Internationally recognised, Medical First Aid course that also covers diving emergencies, but also "normal" medical emergency situations. CPR, Primary and Secondary Care. This course is for anyone who wishes to learn all the skills, be it for the workplace or in everyday "life" situations. It covers adult, child and infant CPR skills AED training.
Many Scuba Divers also take this course as requirments for certain PADI courses, for example PADI Rescue Diver and PADI Divemaster.
PADI Rescue Diver
The PADI Rescue Diver course is the begining of an experience beyond recreational diving. Rescue divers are taught how to deal with and manage diver emergencies, using a whole variety of rescue techniques. It also hightens your own safety awareness, as of course other divers. It gives you an awareness to help prevent and foresee diving problems. The course takes 2 days and consists of some classroom work and many realistic open water training scenarios and an exam. With this course you have to complete the EFR course.
Some of the training:
- Self-rescue and diver stress
- AED and emergency oxygen delivery systems
- dive first aid
- swimming and non-swimming rescue techniques
- emergency management and equipment
- panicked diver response
- underwater problems
- missing diver procedures
- surfacing the unconscious diver
- in-water rescue breathing protocols
- egress (exits)
- first aid procedures for pressure related accidents
- dive accident scenarios
Minimum age requirement 12 years. Advanced Open Water Diver certfication.
GO Pro !
Becoming a PADI Divemaster is the begining of a Professional diving career and leadership.
This is the first Professional step on the PADI ladder. On this course you will work with and assist the PADI Instructor during training In this program you expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills to the professional level. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers. PADI Divemaster is the prerequisite certification for both the PADI Assistant Instructor and PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor certifications.
During the PADI Divemaster program, you learn dive leadership skills through both classroom and independent study. You complete water skills and stamina exercises, as well as training exercises that stretch your ability to organize and solve problems as well as help others improve their scuba. You put this knowledge into action through a structured internship or series of practical training exercises.
After becoming certified as a PADI Divemaster you will be authorized to:
- Supervise both training and non-training-related activities by planning, organizing and directing dives
- Assist a PADI Instructor during the training sessions for any PADI Diver course
- Conduct the PADI Skin Diver course and PADI Discover Snorkeling program
- Conduct the PADI Discover Local Diving experience
- Conduct the PADI Scuba Review program
- If qualified as a Discover Scuba Diving Leader, independently conduct the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program.
- Earn the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Instructor rating to be able to teach the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer specialty.
- Independently guide Open Water Diver course students on the tour portion of Open Water Diver course Training Dives 2, 3 and 4 at a ratio of two student divers per certified divemaster.
- Accompany Open Water Diver students under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor during:
- surface swims to and from the entry/exit point and during navigational exercises
- when the instructor conducts a skill, such as an ascent or descent, a Divemaster can remain with other student divers (with an individual student or buddy team)
- Accompany student divers during Adventure Dives or Specialty training dives under the indirect supervision of a PADI Instructor.
- Conduct the PADI Seal Team Skin Diver Specialist AquaMission
- Conduct subsequent dives under an instructor’s indirect supervision for Discover Scuba Diving participants after participants have satisfactorily completed the first dive with a PADI Instructor.
- Teach Emergency First Response courses after successfully completing an Emergency First Response Instructor course
This course includes:
The PADI Divemaster crewpak includes everything you’ll need to start the PADI Divemaster program. The complete set of materials includes:
- The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving - a comprehensive overview of diving physics, physiology, and equipment.
- Divemaster slates
- PADI Divemaster Manual
- CD-ROM with instructor outlines for Divemaster-conducted programs (exclusive item not available for purchase separately
To take this course, you must be:
- 18 years old
- A PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
- A PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
- An Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (or qualifying first aid and CPR training from another organization) course completion within the past 24 months.
- Have at least 40 dives to begin the course and 60 for certification
- Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months.