Dive Courses

Discover Scuba

Discover Scuba is an introduction for potential divers of the age of 10 years and older. You learn to breath underwater using scuba equipment and experience shallow dive, in the pool or in pool like conditions, under supervision of an instructor. For some just trying to dive is enough, but for others, Discover Scuba also allows them to complete Confined Water Dive One (a part of the Open Water Dive course). This allows participants to earn credits toward these courses or toward the Discover Scuba Diving water skill development session.

Minimum age: ten years old Location: Swimming pool or pool like conditions Include pool training, dive equipment, theory, certificate and drink Time: One hour

Discover Scuba Diving/Introduction dive
The Discover Scuba experience quickly moves people into the open water environment. After a straightforward knowledge and skill development session, participants dive in a small group at a local dive site. Discover Scuba Diving also links directly to the Open Water Divers course. Those who have completed the Discover Scuba Diving experience earn credits toward Confined (swimming pool) and Open water Dive One. You will get temporary SSI certification that allows you to use for one year.

Minimum age: twelve years old Location: Swimming pool and sea, max depth: 12 meters Include pool training, sea dive by boat, dive equipment, theory, certificate and drink Time: 1 day

SSI (Junior) Open Water
Now it’s time to dive into the SSI Open Water dive course. The most popular dive program in the world! This is your ticket to lifetime of intense adventure. With SSI, the dive company that set the standard in the global diving community.

Why SSI Open Water?
As certified SSI Open Water Diver, the most widely recognized and respected rating in the world, you have the freedom to dive with your buddy independent of a professional. If you already try SSI Scuba Diving experience or are SSI Scuba Diver certified, check with your instructor to see how credits can be applied from these courses to the Open Water Program.

What do I need to start?
Virtually anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit and compatible in the water can earn a SSI Open Water Divers certification. If you are between 10 or 14 or have a child between these ages, there is a SSI Junior Open Water Diver program available.

Minimum age: fifteen years old (twelve for Junior Open Water Diver) Location: Swimming pool and sea, max depth: 18 meters Include pool training, 4 sea dives by boat, dive equipment, theory, certificate, manual, log book and drink Time: 3/4 days

SSI (Junior) Advanced Open Water
Throughout the course, you’ll learn fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipments and techniques. You will earn this rating by completing pool dives, knowledge development sessions and by making two open water (ocean, sea or lake) dives. Adventure Diver Certification. If you complete your Deep Adventure Dive, Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive and the tree Adventure Dives for a total of five, you can earn your Advanced Open Water Diver certification.

What do I need to start?
SSI Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization).

What will I do?
This certification includes 5 adventure dives, including the Deep Adventure Dive, the Underwater Navigator Adventure Dive and three of the following:

Boat Diver
Drift Diver
Peak Performance Buoyancy
Underwater Naturalist
Underwater Photographer
Multilevel Diver
Search and Recovery Diver
Wreck Diver
Aware Fish Identification
Night Diver

Minimum age: fifteen years old (twelve for Junior Open Water Diver) Location: Sea, max depth: 30 meters Including 5 sea dives by boat, dive equipment, theory, certificate, manual, log book and drink Time: 2 days

Emergency First Response
Why Emergency First Response?
Emergency First Response gives you the tools you need to perform CPR First Aid. Werther you’re diver or non diver, Emergency First Response prepares you to properly handle in potentially life-threatening situations.

What do I need to start?
No dive certifications are required. There is no minimum age limit.

What will I do?
This comprehensive program is composed of two modules that can be taught in tandem or as stand-alone courses: Emergency First Response-Primary Care and Emergency First Response-Secondary Care. Together, these courses provide extensive instruction in CPR and First Aid, as well as providing optional (yet recommended) Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and Emergency Oxygen sessions.

Minimum age: no limit Location: Our office Include theory, certificate, manual and drink Time: 1 day

SSI Stress & Rescue
Why SSI Rescue Diver?
The SSI Rescue Diver course will expand your knowledge and experience beyond purely recreational level because you’ll learn to look beyond yourself and consider the safety and well being of other divers. Although this course is serious, it’s an enjoyable way to build your confidence.

What you need to start?
SSI Advanced Open Water Diver or Junior Advanced Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from other organization) and successful completion of a sanctioned CPR program within the past 24 months.

What will I do?
Rescue Diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies. During the 5 open water sessions you will cover:

Self rescue and diver stress
Dive First Aid
Emergency management and equipment
Swimming and non swimming assists
Panicked diver response
Underwater problems
Missing diver procedures
Surfacing the unconscious divers
In water artificial respiration
Egress (exits)
First Aid procedures for pressure related accidents
Dive accident scenarios
Minimum age: fifteen years old Location: Swimming pool Including pool training, dive equipment, theory, certificate and drink Time: 3/4 days

SSI Dive Master
Take the first step in your dive career and become a SSI Dive Master. Working closely with a SSI Instructor, you’ll expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills as you become a dive professional. SSI Dive Master training develops your leadership abilities by assisting an Instructor with student divers.

What can a Dive Master do?
Working at local Dive Centers, on dive boats, yachts and at exotic resorts. A Dive Master can assist a SSI Instructor with students, lead SSI Scuba Divers on guided dive tours, teach and certify SSI Skin Divers, teach SSI Discover Scuba Snorkelling programs, conduct SSI Scuba Review programs for certify divers, lead certified divers on Discover Local Diving experience, teach Emergency First Response after successful completion of an Emergency First Response Instructor course.

What do I need to start?
SSI Advanced Open Water Diver and SSI Rescue Diver certification or qualifying certification from other organization, medical clearance signed by a physician and 20-30 logged dives.

What will I do?
Learn dive leadership trough classroom and independent study sessions, complete water skills and stamina exercises in confined and open water, exercises to test organizational and problem solving abilities, an internal or series of practical training exercises and successful completion of a sanctioned CPR program within the past 24 months.

Minimum age: eighteen years old Location: Various locations Include one week internal training, 30 sea dives by boat and from shore, dive equipment, theory, certificate, manual, dive table and wheel, ERD and SSI Membership and log book Time: 2 or 3 months