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Professional Association of Dive Instructors (PADI)
PADI Certified Specialty Classes

  • *Altitude Diver
    Prerequisites: PADI Open Water, Junior Open Water or equivalent. Minimum age: 12 years old.

    This course develops the student's knowledge of dives done at an altitude over 1000 feet above sea level. The decompression models used by the vast majority of dive computers and dive tables were developed for use at sea level. These models assume that you will begin and end your dive under a full atmosphere of pressure. Diving above 1000 feet starts you at less than a full atmosphere of pressure. The Altitude Diver course teaches the diver how to dive at altitude, taking into account the decrease in atmospheric pressure.

    One(1) session of classroom instruction and two (2) scuba dives on one (1) day.
  • *Boat Diver
    Prerequisite: PADI Open Water, Junior Open Water or equivalent. Minimum age: 12 years old.

    This course is to develop the student's knowledge of dive boats, proper boat diving ettiquette, personal conduct, basic dive boat terminology, local boating laws and ordinances, and to develop student's ability to perform important boat diving skills.

    One(1) session of classroom instruction and two (2) scuba dives on one (1) day.
  • *Drysuit Diver
    Prerequisite: PADI Open Water, Jr. Open Water, or equivalent. Minimum age: 12 years old.

    This course is designed to develop knowledge of the use of drysuits, when to use one, types of drysuits available, drysuit accessories, maintenance, and how to make minor repairs. To develop the ability to perform important drysuit skills. To enable the student to plan, organize, and conduct safe dives using a drysuit.

    One(1) session of classroom session and one pool session, and two (2) scuba dives over one (1) day.

    Student must provide drysuit.
  • *Night Diver
    Prerequisite: PADI Open Water, Jr. Open Water or equivalent. Must have proof of four (4) scuba training dives. Minimum age: 12 years old.

    This course helps students develop their practical knowledge of Night diving and helps them to organize and safely conduct Night dives.

    One (1) session of classroom instruction one (1) dusk dive and two (2) Night dives in two (2) nights.

    Student must supply a large primary dive light and a backup light.
  • Search & Recovery
    Prerequisite: PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent. Minimum age: 15 years old.

    This course will introduce the diver to the planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems, hazards, and the FUN of Search & Recovery diving. It will give the student practical experience in a safe environment.

    One (1) session of classroom instruction and four (4) dives over two (2) days.
  • Underwater Navigator
    Prerequisite: PADI Open Water, Jr. Open Water, or equivalent. Minimum age: 12 years old.

    This course is an introduction to navigation techniques used in the underwater environment. The student will learn both natural and compass navigation techniques.

    One (1) session of classroom instruction and four (4) dives over two (2) days.
  • *Wreck Diver
    Prerequisite: PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent. Minimum age: 15 years old.

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize divers with the skills, knowledge, planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems, hazards, and EXCITEMENT of diving on wrecks.

    One (1) session of classroom instruction and four (4) dives over two (2) days.

    Highly recommended: 2 dive lights and diving navigational aids.
  • Drift Diver
    Prerequisite: PADI Open Water, Jr. Open Water, or equivalent. Minimum age: 12 years old.

    The purpose of this course is to familiarize divers with the skills, knowledge, planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems, hazards, and ENJOYMENT of drift diving.

    One (1) session of classroom instruction and two (2) dives in one day.
  • Deep Diver
    Prerequisite: PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent. Minimum age: 15 years old.

    This course is to develop the theoretical knowledge of Deep Diving. To enable students to plan, organize, and make no-decompression dives between depths of 60 to 130 feet.

    One(1) session of classroom instruction and four (4) scuba dives over two (2) days.
  • Ice Diver
    Prerequisite: PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent. Minimum age: 18 years old.

    This course will explain the planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems, and hazards of diving under ice. It will familiarize students with the use of special equipment, safety lines, communications, line tending and securing techniques and procedures, enabling them to engage in exploring the ice environment.

    One(1) session of classroom instruction and three (3) scuba dives over two (2) days.
  • *Enriched Air, (Nitrox), Diver
    Prerequisite: PADI Open Water or equivalent as proof of certification, with experience in Night diving, Deep diving, and Navigation, and with proof of at least 10 dives logged beyond training dives for certification. Minimum age: 15 years old.

    This course is designed to familiarize divers with the safety, protocols, hazards, risks, benefits, and theory of no-decompression diving with oxygen-enriched air containing 22% to 40% oxygen.

    One(1) session of classroom instruction and two (2) scuba dives on one (1) day.
  • Equipment Specialist
    Prerequisite: PADI Open Water or Jr. Open Water or equivalent. Minimum age: 12 years old.

    This course is designed to develop practical knowledge of the theory, principles and operation of diving equipment. Teach students how to perform routine recommended care and maintenance procedures, and how to store equipment properly. Completion of Equipment Specialist qualifies the student to potentially save a dive. It does NOT qualify the student as an authorized technician.
  • Multilevel Diver
    Prerequisite: PADI Open Water or equivalent. Minimum age: 12 years old.

    This course teaches knowledge of theories behind the dive tables, dive computers, and multilevel diving. It teaches students to plan, organize, and make safe multilevel, no-decompression dives with The Wheel and modern dive computers.

    One (1) session of classroom instruction and two (2) dives in one (1) day.
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
    Prerequisite: PADI Open Water, Jr. Open Water or equivalent. Minimum age: 12 years old.

    This course will assist in polishing buoyancy control beyond Open Water training. It will enhance the students buoyancy abilities through knowledge development and skills practice.

    One (1) session of classroom and pool instruction and two (2) scuba dives in one (1) day.
  • Underwater Naturalist
    Prerequisite: PADI Open Water, Jr. Open Water or equivalent. Minimum age: 12 years old.

    This course is developed to help the diver understand and interact with aquatic life without disturbing it or doing harm to the environment.

    One (1) session of classroom instruction and two (2) dives over two (2) days.
  • *Underwater Photographer
    Prerequisite: PADI Open Water, Jr. Open Water or equivalent. Minimum age: 12 years old.

    This course is developed to give practical exposure to photography in the underwater environment and the techniques to use to compose photos and the use and maintenance of underwater cameras as well as different types of cameras.

    One (1) session of classroom instruction and two (2) dives over two (2) days. One (1) dive per day is recommended to allow for development of photos.

    Student must supply own camera.
  • * Student must provide all scuba equipment and appropriate exposure suit for local diving.