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PADI SPECIALTY COURSES
(1 DAY)

Expand your knowledge with a variety of PADI specialty courses to suit any level of training and personal interest

AWARE Coral Reef Conservation

1/2 day in classroom

The AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Specialty course is designed to inform you about the world’s coral reefs. As a scuba diver, the health of aquatic ecosystems is often what makes a good dive. Become aware of the fragileness of coral reefs and how you can help preserve them


What you learn:

  • How coral reefs function

  • Why they are so important

  • Why many reefs are in serious trouble

  • What you can do to prevent further decline

Boat Diver

2 dives

Whether you’ve never made a boat dive or you’ve logged dozens, the PADI Boat Diver Specialty course can benefit almost every diver because different boats in different parts of the world do things differently.
Enjoy 2 beautiful dives in Eilat's Japanese Gardens while learning techniques for entering and exiting the water in a safe and comfortable manner.

Digital Underwater Imaging

2 dives

Underwater photography and videography is one of the most popular diving specialties, and the rise of digital underwater cameras have made it easier and more fun than ever. The PADI Digital Underwater Imaging course gets you going quickly with today's modern digital equipment, whether you use a point-and-shoot camera or a sophisticated DSLR like the pros. This course will teach you the basic fundamentals of photography, white balancing for underwater shots and post dive color editing techniques

Project AWARE Speciality

1 optional dive

The underwater world needs heroes. You can be one of them by championing the causes of the world’s most fragile and important aquatic ecosystems
You can make a difference. Learn about some of the most pressing problems facing these vulnerable environments and everyday actions you can take to help conserve them. It’s informative, interesting and most importantly, you learn how to make a difference

Underwater Navigator

3 dives

Be the diver everyone wants to follow and make your sense of direction legendary with the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course

Finding your way is not a matter of luck! When everyone’s buzzing about a reef or checking out a shipwreck, 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 home


What you learn:

  • Navigation patterns

  • Natural navigation (without a compass)

  • Compass navigation

  • How to “mark” or relocate a submerged object or position from the surface

  • Underwater map making

  • How to estimate distance underwater

Delayed Surface Marker Buoy (DSMB) Diver

2 dives

Surface marker buoys allow scuba divers to mark boundaries for mapping or search and recovery, alert boat traffic, or provide a line as a visual reference for ascending divers. During two dives, learn the proper techniques and protocols for using surface marker buoys and delayed surface marker buoys (DSMBs) in the local area

Emergency Oxygen Provider

1/2 day in classroom

Be the one ready to help a fellow diver should the need arise by becoming a PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider

Breathe easy—knowing that you know how to recognise illnesses treatable by emergency oxygen. Being the best buddy you can be means being prepared – especially in a time of need

What you Learn​:

  • Recognise diving illnesses treatable by emergency oxygen

  • Properly setup equipment 

  • Administer emergency oxygen

Dive Propulsion Vehicle (DPV) - Underwater Scooter

2 dives

DPVs offer a thrilling way to see a lot of underwater territory in a brief amount of time. They move you through the water without kicking effortlessly. Whether making a shore dive or diving from a boat, a DPV is a great way to see more and have a blast doing it

Enriched Air Diver
(Nitrox)

2 optional dives

The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADI’s most popular specialty scuba diving course, and it’s easy to see why. Scuba diving with Enriched Air Nitrox gives you more no decompression dive time. This means more time underwater, especially on repetitive scuba dives

In This course:

  • 2 hours in the classroom to learn the fundamentals of Enriched Air use with a tour of the Nitrox fill station and practice at Enriched Air analyzing before use

  • 2 dives with an instructor to practice using Enriched Air

Peak Performance Buoyancy

2 dives

What is neutral buoyancy? Scuba divers like to be neutrally buoyant so they neither sink nor float. It can be a tricky thing. Divers who’ve mastered the highest performance levels in buoyancy stand apart. You’ve seen them underwater. They glide effortlessly, use less air and ascend, descend or hover, almost as if by thought. They interact gently with aquatic life and affect their surroundings minimally. The PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy course refines the basic skills you learned as a PADI Open Water Diver and elevates them to the next level
During the Peak Perforamnce Buoyancy course you will learn how to fine tune your scuba diving buoyancy skills to become a better, more environmentally friendly scuba diver. This course takes about 4 hours and includes theory with 2 open water dives

Equipment Specialist

1/2 day in the equipment lab

Don’t miss a dive due to a scuba gear issue. Whether it's a blown o-ring, regulator problem, wetsuit tear or a broken fin strap, you can learn how to manage basic scuba equipment adjustments.
As a PADI Equipment Specialist, you are prepared for the basic scuba equipment maintenance, care and adjustments you'll encounter every day. In addition, you'll learn interesting background information about how your gear works, how it’s repaired and other information that helps you with your equipment investment

AWARE Fish Identification

2 dives

Have you ever been scuba diving and asked yourself, "What was that?” The PADI Project AWARE Fish Identification Specialty course at Aqua Sport provides you with the fish identification basics so that next time, you can WOW your friends with all the names, signs and fun facts about all those beautiful creatures we go to see every dive.
This course consists of 2 dives with an instructor.

AWARE Shark Conservation

2 optional dives

Sharks are crucial to marine ecosystems, yet sharks are in a global decline. Learn about the value of sharks and what is causing the rapid loss of shark populations. The course may include two scuba dives or may be presented as a nondiving education program. The first dive of this distinctive specialty course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your  Advanced Open Water Diver certification, ask your instructor about earning credit

Underwater Naturalist

2 dives

Look closer to see more on your next dive. Look for symbioses, predator/prey and other relationships between aquatic plant and animal life. Learn not just what fish and animals are, but how they interact with each other and the environment. These important relationships will help you find what you are looking for when diving later on and will amaze your friends

 
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PADI Medical Statement

PADI Liability Release

PADI Statement of Understanding

1 Day Specialty Course

₪600.00Price
 

PADI Diver Propulsion Vehicle / Underwater Navigator

₪750.00Price

1 Day Specialty Course Without Dives

₪350.00Price