Aqua Sport

Specialist

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Any of the following certifications count toward the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating

 

 

Deep Diver Course Details

 

The Deep Diver Specialty course offers you the opportunity of a lifetime - going deep to see things others can only dream about.

In this course you will experience what it’s like to dive beyond 60 feet.

Down there, it’s different. It takes additional training. Here’s where you get it.

·         Must be a PADI Adventure Diver (or qualifying certification from another organization) and 15 years old

·         Experience diving beyond 18 metres/60 feet

·         Learn deep dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques and hazards

·         Four open water dives that range from 18 - 40 metres / 60 - 130 feet.

·         Gain experience with diving deep under the direct, professional supervision of a PADI Instructor 

Materials: PADI digital course manuals will only be given at a charge if digital materials are available in the course taught language


Drift Diver Course Details

 

The PADI Drift Diver Specialty Course introduces you to the coolest magic carpet ride you’ll ever experience. This course shows you how to enjoy rivers and ocean currents by “going with the flow,” staying with your dive partner, communicating with the dive boat and knowing where you are the whole time. Must be a PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver (or have a qualifying certification from another training organization) and be at least 12 years old

·         Planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of drift diving

·         An introduction to drift diving equipment -- floats, lines, reels

·         Buoyancy-control, navigation and communication for drift diving

·         Site selection and overview of aquatic currents – causes and effects

·         Techniques for staying close to a buddy or together as a group

 

Materials: PADI digital course manuals will only be given at a charge if digital materials are available in the course taught language


 

PADI Multilevel Diver Course Details

 

Do you want to maximize your dive times? (Of course). Want to get the most out of your dive computer and The WheelTM? (Naturally). Then the PADI Multilevel Diver Specialty course is for you.

In this course, you learn how to plan dives that extend your bottom time by crediting you for slower nitrogen absorption when you ascend to a shallower depth. That’s the way you really dive, after all. You’ll learn to use The WheelTM version of the RDP for planning multilevel dives, making it a great companion for your dive computer (as well as a way to make multilevel dives if you forget to bring your computer).

·         Must be a PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver (or have a qualifying certification from another training organization) and 12 years old

·         Plan and execute multilevel dives (different depths on the same dive)

·         Back up your dive computer and plan multi-level dives with The WheelTM

·         Maximize your no stop time

 

Materials: PADI digital course manuals will only be given at a charge if digital materials are available in the course taught language


Underwater Naturalist Course Details

 

Are you fascinated with aquatic life? Always wondering what that fish is and why it always dances under a coral head whenever you get close? If you’re engrossed with life under the surface, the PADI Underwater Naturalist Specialty course is especially for you.

In your journey to underwater naturalist, the course teaches you about the different major aquatic life groupings and how they interact so that you understand what you observe in the underwater environment. With the PADI Underwater Naturalist Specialty course under your belt, you see the aquatic world differently. You don’t see “fish,” but individual species with distinct strategies for surviving in a complex, interactive ecosystem.

·         Must be a PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another organization)

·         Overview of aquatic life groupings and interrelations

·         The role of aquatic plants, food chains and predator prey relationships

·         Responsible interactions with aquatic life

·         Number of Dives: Two

Materials: PADI digital course manuals will only be given at a charge if digital materials are available in the course taught language

 


Underwater Navigator Course Details

 

Be the diver everyone wants to follow and make your sense of direction legendary with the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course. When everyone’s buzzing about a reef or checking out a wreck, they’re having a great time – until it’s time to go. Then they turn to you, because as a PADI Underwater Navigator, you know the way back to the boat.

Underwater navigation can be challenging, but in the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course, you master the challenge.You learn the tools of the trade, including navigation via natural clues and by compass. You learn to estimate distance underwater, follow navigation patterns and know where you are while following an arbitrary, irregular course using the Nav-Finder.

·         Must be a PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another organization)

·         Number of Dives: Three

·         Navigation patterns, natural and compass navigation

·         Following irregular courses with the Nav-Finder

·         Dive site relocation

Materials: PADI digital course manuals will only be given at a charge if digital materials are available in the course taught language


Search and Recovery Course Details

 

Spend time around water (as a diver, how can you avoid it?) and sooner or later, you come across someone who lost something underwater. If you’re looking for the challenge and excitement – along with doing your good deed for the day – the PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specialty course is for you. It gives you the skills you need to find what’s been lost, and how to get it to the surface.

In the PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specialty course, you learn search and recovery dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques and how to deal with potential problems. You learn how to locate large and small objects using search patterns, and various ways for lifting them to the surface. Not only do these skills make you more capable and confident in the water, but most Search and Recovery Divers eventually end up searching for and recovering something they lost themselves.

·         Must be a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or a PADI Open Water Diver with the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty (or equivalent certification from another organization)

·         Must be at least 12 years old

·         Number of Dives: Four

·         Search patterns, lift bag use and recovery methods

·         Limited visibility techniques and navigation for search and recovery

Materials: PADI digital course manuals will only be given at a charge if digital materials are available in the course taught language

 

·         Certification counts toward the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating.


Wreck Diver Course Details

 

You drift down and pass through a window into the past. As you near the bottom, a recognizable shape begins to form. First, you see a straight line, then a round window. Next, a ship materializes in front of you. As you look at the wreck, past and the present meet.

Whether sunk intentionally or tragically, whether a sunken ship, a plane or an automobile, the call of wrecks is nearly irresistible to divers. Through the PADI Wreck Diver Specialty course, you get the skills, knowledge and procedures you need to answer the call of wreck diving.

·         Must be a PADI Adventure Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization) and be at least 15 years old.

·         Number of Dives: Four dives over two days

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Materials: PADI digital course manuals will only be given at a charge if digital materials are available in the course taught language


PADI Night Diver Specialty Course Details

 

As the sun sets, you don your dive gear, slip on your mask and bite down on your regulator. A deep breath and you step off the boat – into the underwater night. Although you’ve seen this reef many times before, this time you drop into a whole new world and watch it come to life under the glow of your dive light.The adventure, thrill and excitement of night diving can be yours when you complete your PADI Night Diver Specialty course. You learn about night dive planning, equipment and navigation. You practice these on three night dives, plus introduce yourself to the whole new cast of critters that comes out after the sun goes down.

·         Must be a PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another organization) and 12 years old

·         Number of Dives: Three

·         Dive lights and night diving equipment

·         Entries, exits and navigation at night

·         Nocturnal aquatic life

·         Communication and light handling

Materials: PADI digital course manuals will only be given at a charge if digital materials are available in the course taught language

 

Underwater Photographer Course Details

 

Freeze time with an underwater camera and you tell a story that even nondivers can understand. Not only that, but you have a record and log of your adventures – more than the memories. Reliving a dive is as simple as looking at a photograph.

Whether you’re a casual holiday snapper or a consummate photo pro, the PADI Underwater Photographer course teaches you the basics as they apply to taking photos underwater, with a special emphasis on practical techniques.

 

     Number of Dives: Two

·         Prerequisites: PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization) and be 10 years old.

·         Materials: You’ll Need Photo-Pak, which includes the PADI Underwater Photographer Manual and Underwater Photography video.

 

Boat Diver

Fish Identifcation

Peak Performance Buoyancy

EFR

 

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