Recreational Diving Courses

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SDI SCUBA DISCOVER

The SDI Scuba Discovery programme will teach you the basics of how scuba diving works and allow you to try it out with an instructor for one pool session and one open water dive.

This programme is one day duration and includes two in-water sessions.

Minimum pre-requisite: minimum age 18 years (10 years with parental consent).

SDI OPEN WATER SCUBA DIVER

The SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course is the first step into scuba diving teaching you to dive to a maximum depth of 18m using standard scuba equipment.

The course is typically 4 days duration and includes knowledge development sessions, confined water training and 4 open water dives.

Minimum pre-requisite: minimum age 18 years (15 with parental consent).

SDI ADVANCED ADVENTURER

The SDI Advanced Adventurer Diver course will extend your knowledge and skills during 5 adventure dives, one of which will be the Deep Adventure to 30m.

This course is typically 2 days duration and includes 5 open water dives.

Minimum pre-requisite: Open Water Diver (or equivalent), minimum age 18 years (15 with parental consent).

SDI RESCUE DIVER

The SDI Rescue Diver course is the first step towards becoming a dive professional teaching basic rescue techniques applicable in scuba diving.

This course is typically 2 days duration and includes knowledge development sessions, confined water training, 2 open water training dives.

Minimum pre-requisite: SDI Advanced Adventurer Diver (or equivalent) or Open Water diver with 40 logged dives. Provied proof of current CPR and Oxygen Provider training. Minimum age 18 years (15 with parental consent).

SDI DIVEMASTER

The SDI Divemaster course is the first level of being an SDI dive professional and will fine tune your knowledge and dive skills.

This course is typically 4-6 weeks duration and includes a combination of knowledge development, confined water training and open water dives.

Minimum pre-requisite: SDI Advanced Adventurer (must include verifiable experience in deep, navigation, night and limited visibility diving) and SDI Rescue Diver (or equivalent), 40 logged dives, current CPR, First Aid and Oxygen Provider training, minimum age 18 years.

SDI ASSISTANT INSTRUCTOR

The SDI Assistant Instructor is the next step after becoming a Divemaster teaching you the fundamentals of teaching scuba diving.

This course is typically 1 week duration and includes a combination of knowledge development, confined water training and open water dives.

Minimum pre-requisite: SDI Divemaster (or equivalent), 60 logged dives, current CPR, First Aid and Oxygen Provider training, minimum age 18 years.

TDI NITROX

TDI Nitrox Diver Course is an entry-level course for divers wishing to continue their diver education and utilize enriched air nitrox up to 40% as a breathing gas to extend no-decompression limits at depth.

This course consists of theory

Minimum pre-requisite: Open Water Diver. Minimum age 18 years, (15 with parental consent).

TDI SIDEMOUNT DIVER

The SDI/TDI Sidemount course is perfect for divers who are looking for more freedom of movement in the water, or divers who want to extend their gas consumption. This course will teach you how to use and care for sidemount BCD, and the skills needed to dive safely with sidemount equipment and regulator set-up.

This course is typically 2-3 days duration and includes knowledge development sessions, confined water training, 2 open water training dives and a final exam.

Minimum pre-requisite: Open Water Diver (or equivalent), 4 logged dives. Minimum age 18 years (15 with parental consent).

SDI WRECK DIVER

The SDI Wreck Diver course is the first step into wreck diving teaching penetration techniques whilst staying within the light zone.

This course is typically 3 days duration and includes knowledge development sessions, confined water training, 3 open water training dives.

Minimum pre-requisite: SDI Open Water Diver (or equivalent). Minimum age 18 years (15 with parental consent).

SDI DRYSUIT DIVER

The SDI Drysuit Diver course is for essential for divers who would like to either explore colder diving destinations, or technical divers looking to dive in deeper, cooler waters. This course will teach the fundamental skills needed for diving in various types of drysuits, and the procedures for caring for your suit.

This course is typically 1-2 days duration and includes theory, 1 confined water sessions and 1 open water session.

Minimum pre-requisite: SDI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver, or equivalent. Minimum age 18 years, (12 with parental consent).

SDI DEEP DIVER

The SDI Deep Diver course is the first step for divers who want to explore a bit deeper and providing the necessary training to plan and execute dives to a maximum depth of 40m/130 feet.

This course is typically 3 days duration and includes knowledge development sessions and 3 open water training dives.

Minimum pre-requisite: SDI Open Water Diver (or equivalent). Minimum age 18 years (15 with parental consent).

SDI SOLO DIVER

The SDI Solo Diver course is for divers who want to learn how to become a self-reliant diver and be able to plan and execute dives without a dive buddy.

This course is typically 2 days duration and includes knowledge development sessions and 2 open water training dives.

Minimum pre-requisite: SDI Advanced Open Water Diver (or equivalent) with 100 logged dives. Minimum age 21 years.

TDI CCR AIR DILUENT DIVER

The TDI CCR Air Diluent Diver course is for Rebreather Divers who are looking to dive on their Poseidon Se7en rebreather recreationally. This course will teach you how to safely utilize a bail-out cylinder, and allow you to dive to a maximum depth of 30m/100ft.

This course consists of theory, dry practical sessions and 7 training dives.

Minimum pre-requisite: SDI Open Water Diver and Enriched Air Diver (or equivalent) with 20 logged dives, minimum age 18 years.

TDI DIVER PROPULSION VEHICLE (DPV)

The DPV course is for technical divers who would like to extend their range by utilizing a Dive Propulsion Vehicle (DPV) on their technical dives.

This course is typically 1-2 days duration and includes theory, 1 confined open water sessions and 2 open water session.

Minimum pre-requisite: Open Water Diver with 25 logged dives. Minimum age 18 years, (15 with parental consent).

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ADULT, CHILD & INFANT EMERGENCY CARE

This combined course teaches you to administer CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation), First Aid and the correct use of an AED (automated external defibrillator) in an emergency situation.

This course consists of theory and practical scenarios.

Minimum pre-requisite: Minimum age 18 years, (10 with parental consent).

WORKPLACE CPR AND AED

This combined course teaches you to administer CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation) andthe correct use of an AED (automated external defibrillator) in and emergency situation and is compliant with OSHA and ILCOR standards.

This course consists of theory and practical scenarios.

Minimum pre-requisite: Minimum age 18 years, (10 with parental consent).

BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS

This course is designed to teach you the hazards, preventions and handling of fluid interactions. It meets workplace requirements and OSHA and ILCOR standards.

This course consists of theory and practical scenarios.

Minimum pre-requisite: Minimum age 18 years, (10 with parental consent).

OXYGEN ADMINISTRATOR

This course focuses on the equipment and procedures required to administer emergency oxygen in an emergency. This course is highly recommend to anyone who wants to work in the dive industry or become a rescue diver.

This course consists of theory and practical scenarios.

Minimum pre-requisite: Minimum age 18 years, (10 with parental consent).

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PADI DISCOVER SCUBA DIVING

The PADI Discover Scuba Diving programme will teach you the basics of how scuba diving works and allow you to try it out with an instructor for one pool session and one open water dive.

This programme is one day duration and includes two in-water sessions.

Minimum pre-requisite: minimum age 18 years (10 years with parental consent).

PADI OPEN WATER DIVER

The PADI Open Water Diver course is the first step into scuba diving teaching you to dive to a maximum depth of 18m using standard scuba equipment.

The course is typically 4 days duration and includes knowledge development sessions, confined water training and 4 open water dives.

Minimum pre-requisite: minimum age 18 years (15 with parental consent).

PADI ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER

The PADI Advanced Open Water course will extend your knowledge and skills during 5 adventure dives, one of which will be the Deep Adventure to 30m.

This course is typically 2 days duration and includes 5 open water dives.

Minimum pre-requisite: Open Water Diver (or equivalent), minimum age 18 years (15 with parental consent).

PADI RESCUE DIVER

The PADI Rescue Diver course is the first step towards becoming a dive professional teaching basic rescue techniques applicable in scuba diving.

This course is typically 2 days duration and includes knowledge development sessions, confined water training, 2 open water training dives.

Minimum pre-requisite: PADI Adventure Diver with Navigation Adventure or PADI Advanced Open Water (or equivalent). EFR Primary and Secondary Care training (or equivalent) within 24 months. Minimum age 18 years (15 with parental consent).

PADI DIVEMASTER

The PADI Divemaster course is the first level of being a PADI dive professional and will fine tune your knowledge and dive skills.

This course is typically 4-6 weeks duration and includes a combination of knowledge development, confined water training and open water dives.

Minimum pre-requisite: PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and PADI Rescue Diver (or equivalent), 40 logged dives, EFR Primary and Secondary Care (or equivalent) training within 24 months, minimum age 18 years.

PADI NITROX DIVER

The PADI Nitrox Diver Course is an entry-level course for divers wishing to continue their diver education and utilize enriched air nitrox up to 40% as a breathing gas to extend no-decompression limits at depth.

This course consists of theory

Minimum pre-requisite: PADI Open Water Diver (or equivalent). Minimum age 18 years, (12 with parental consent).

PADI DIGITAL UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY

The PADI Digital Underwater Photography course is an introduction to the techniques, skills and equipment used in underwater photography.

The course is typically 2 days duration and includes knowledge development sessions and 2 open water dives.

Minimum pre-requisite: PADI Open Water Diver (or equivalent), minimum age 18 years (10 with parental consent).

PADI WRECK DIVER

The PADI Wreck Diver course is the first step into wreck diving teaching penetration techniques whilst staying within the light zone.

This course is typically 3 days duration and includes knowledge development sessions, confined water training, 4 open water training dives.

Minimum pre-requisite: PADI Adventure Diver (or equivalent). Minimum age 18 years (15 with parental consent).

PADI DEEP DIVER

The PADI Deep Diver course is the first step for divers who want to explore a bit deeper and providing the necessary training to plan and execute dives to a maximum depth of 40m/130 feet.

This course is typically 3 days duration and includes knowledge development sessions and 4 open water training dives.

Minimum pre-requisite: PADI Adventure Diver (or equivalent). Minimum age 18 years (15 with parental consent).

PADI NIGHT DIVER

The PADI Night Diver course teaches you the correct use of the equipment required to safely execute night dives.

This course is typically 2 days duration and includes knowledge development sessions and 3 open water training dives.

Minimum pre-requisite: PADI Open Water Diver (or equivalent). Minimum age 18 years (12 with parental consent).

PADI SELF-RELIANT DIVER

The PADI Self Reliant Diver course is for divers who want to learn how to become a self-reliant diver and be able to plan and execute dives without a dive buddy.

This course is typically 2 days duration and includes knowledge development sessions and 3 open water training dives.

Minimum pre-requisite: PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or equivalent) with 100 logged dives. Minimum age 18 years.

PADI DISCOVER CCR

The Discover Rebreather programme will teach you the basics of how a rebreather works and allow you to try it out with an instructor for two pool sessions, or one pool session and one open water dive.

This programme is one day duration and includes two in-water sessions.

Minimum pre-requisite: Open Water Diver (or equivalent), minimum age 18 years.

PADI REBREATHER DIVER

The PADI Rebreather Diver course is the first step into rebreather diving. You will learn all you need to know about the Poseidon Se7en rebreather, and get certified to dive using the equipment to a maximum depth of 18m/60ft.

This course consists of theory, dry practical sessions and 6 training dives.

Minimum pre-requisite: PADI Open Water (or equivalent), Enriched Air Nitrox Diver, minimum age 18 years.

PADI ADVANCED REBREATHER DIVER

The PADI Advanced Rebreather Diver course is for Rebreather Divers who are looking to dive a bit deeper on their Poseidon Se7en rebreather. This course will teach you how to safely utilize a bail-out cylinder, and allow you to dive to a maximum depth of 30m/100ft (or 40m/130ft for certified PADI Deep Divers, or equivalent).

This course consists of theory, dry practical sessions and 5 training dives.

Minimum pre-requisite: PADI Open Water Diver and Rebreather Diver (or equivalent), OR PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and Enriched Air Diver (or equivalent), minimum age 18 years.

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EFR PRIMARY AND SECONDARY CARE

This combined course is designed to teach you the CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation) and First Aid skill including the correct use of an AED (automated external defibrillator).

This course consists of theory and practical scenarios.

EFR CARE FOR CHILDREN

This course is designed to teach you how to provide emergency care for children and infants. It includes CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation), First Aid and AED (automated external defibrillator) use.

This course consists of theory and practical scenarios.

Please note:

You are required to fill out an RSTC Medical Statement, which must be signed by a physician, prior to any technical diving or technical dive in-water training. Please download it here.

You are also required to be fully covered with an active insurance policy that specifically states you are insured for technical diving. We recommend Divers Alert Network (DAN).

Please bring with you proof of your highest certification level and your dive-log records.

All divers, regardless of certification and experience, must complete a check-dive prior to any technical diving.

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