|Deep Diver Speciality
|Your training starts by reviewing reasons for deep diving and how important it is to know your personal limits. During four deep dives with your instructor, you’ll go over:
– Specialized deep diving equipment.
– Deep dive planning, buddy contact procedures and buoyancy control.
– Managing your gas supply, dealing with gas narcosis and safety considerations.
2 days – 4 dives
Prerequisites: Adventure Diver, Age >15
|Drift Diver Speciality
|This course teaches you how to enjoy going with the flow as you scuba dive and use ocean currents to glide along. It feels like flying – except that you’re underwater using scuba equipment. Drift diving can be relaxing and exhilarating at the same time. If this sound like fun, then the Drift Diver course is for you.
Along with drift diving techniques and procedures, you’ll:
|Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty
|This course improves the buoyancy skills you learned as a new diver and elevates them to the next level.
During two scuba dives, you’ll learn how to:
|You’ll learn the tools of the trade, including navigation using natural clues and by following compass headings.
During three scuba dives, you’ll practice:
|Search and Recovery Diver
|There are effective ways to search for objects underwater that increase your chances of success. And there are good and better methods to bring up small, large or just awkward items. Search and recovery can be challenging, but a whole lot of fun.
Gathering information and resources, then carefully planning a search are the first important steps you learn. During four scuba dives you’ll practice:
|Night Dive Speciality
|Scuba diving at night teaches you to focus on what you can see in your light’s beam, on controlling your buoyancy by feel, on staying with your buddy and on paying attention to details you may overlook during the day. During three night dives, you’ll practice:
– Light handling and communication techniques.
– Entering, exiting and navigating in the dark.
– Identifying how plants and animals differ or change behavior at night.
2 days – 3 dives
Prerequisites: PADI (Junior) Advanced >12 years
|Coral Reef Conversation Divers
|Through classroom discussions, you learn:
How coral reefs function and the complex nature of life on a reef.
Why coral reefs are so important.
Why many coral reefs are in serious trouble.
What you can do to prevent further decline.
How Project AWARE unites divers and water enthusiasts to make a difference.1 day – no dives – 1 day theoryPrerequisites: >8 years
|Emergency Oxygen Provider
|You’ll learn about dive injuries, different types of emergency oxygen equipment and safety considerations when using oxygen. Then you’ll practice:
– Assembling and disassembling emergency oxygen equipment.
– Deploying a non-rebreather mask and a demand inhalator valve on a breathing diver.
– Using a pocket mask on a non-breathing diver.
1 day – no dive – 1 day theory class
Prerequisite: There are no prerequisites, age restrictions or water sessions required for this course – it’s open to everyone.
Scuba divers, snorkelers and anyone who is around divers – boat crew, lifeguards, etc. – will benefit from having this training.
|Freediving is about inward power, discipline and control. Taking the PADI Freediver course is your first step toward discovering why freediving is becoming a popular way to explore beneath the waves. The PADI Freediver course consists of three main phases:
1 Day Training dives on Atauro Island, Watertaxi, Lunch and Practicals Skills included