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MY JOURNEY IN DIVING

Courses for all levels of diving


We offer courses and instruction for all levels of drivers, from open water certification to instructor and everything in between.

Whether you're looking for a specialty certification or technical diving instruction or personalized coaching to improve your skills, we can make your scuba dreams come true.

OPEN WATER CERTIFICATION

Learn to dive. E-learning convenience coupled with personalized classroom teaching provides the ultimate scuba diving learning experience 5 confined water dives to develop scuba skills 4 open water dives to use your skills and explore. Drysuit and Nitrox certifications included so you can have the best local dives possible!

SDI SPECIALTY COURSES

We offer the full range of SDI specialty courses. Our most popular courses include: dry suit diver, computer nitrox, ice, navigation, solo, sidemount, night limited visibility, advanced buoyancy control. If you are interested in any of these or any other specialty courses, please contact us.

SDI COMPUTER NITROX

The benefits of using Nitrox including: increased safety margins, reduced post dive fatigue, extended no-decompression times. Learn the physiology of using different breathing gas mixtures and considerations for using nitrox. Learn how to safely use nitrox mixtures up to 40 percent with a dive computer and analyze a nitrox mixture.

SDI ADVANCED ADVENTURE DIVER

5 advanced dives Deep and Underwater Navigation dives required Choose 3 additional specialties from over 25 additional options.SDI SIDEMOUNT DIVER

Benefits include: More bottom time Safety – redundant system Less back strain Better trim.

SDI RESCUE DIVER

The SDI Rescue Diver Course is designed to develop the knowledge and necessary skills to effectively perform diver rescues and assist and administer the necessary first aid in the event of an emergency. You will learn skills such as how to perform self rescues, buddy rescues, recognize and calm potential panic divers, administer proper first aid to divers that have experienced dive related injuries, conduct effective search patterns and manage accident scenes.


PROFESSIONAL COURSES

SDI DIVEMASTER

Designed for the advanced diver interested in working in the dive industry as a professional dive guide or moving on to become an instructor. $695 plus books

INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT COURSE

Designed for the dive professional looking to earn their teaching certification.

Classes


SDI Wreck Diver
- Jul 27, 2024 07:30 am

Wreck diving can be one of the most exciting aspects of sport diving, however every effort must be made to maximize safe diving techniques. The SDI Wreck Diver Course will discuss the equipment and techniques commonly employed while wreck diving.This course requires a minimum of 2 dives.

Cost: $ 250.00 - $ 450.00
SDI Open Water Diver
- Aug 04, 2024 02:00 pm

Learn to dive! Upon successful completion of this course you will be certified as an Open Water Diver. The formula of e-learning, personalized classroom teaching, confined water dives to develop scuba skills, and open water dives to use your skills and explore provides the ultimate learning experience. The date selected is the pool start date. You will be contacted to schedule a meeting at the shop for gear selection and fitting prior to your first pool session. You will be issued e-learning at that time.

Cost: $ 349.00
FRTI - First Aid, CPR & O2 Provider
- Aug 17, 2024 02:00 pm

This course is cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first aid, and automated external defibrillator (AED) use combined into one program. It is designed to teach the techniques to administer CPR, first aid, and utilize an AED in emergency situations involving infants, children, and adults. This comprehensive program is appropriate for workplace training or general knowledge to be better prepared day to day. It meets all international standards, is OSHA* and ILCOR compliant, and has been accepted by the United States Coast Guard (USCG). The CPR and AED components cover the knowledge needed to address one of the largest causes of death in the world. Intervening with this knowledge can possibly save a life. The first aid program reviews common techniques to treat serious emergencies, as well as less serious, more common issues.

Cost: $ 150.00
SDI Dry Suit Diver
- Sep 07, 2024 08:00 am

The SDI Dry Suit Diver Course will open up a whole new world of diving to you. Many of the diving environments around the world are better experienced in a dry suit. Why? These areas have an abundance of marine life waiting to be seen and photographed ? they just happen to be a little colder! Dry suits are also used in tropical water during the cooler months.This course allows the student to develop the knowledge and skills to properly use a dry suit. It will discuss the types of dry suits, accessories, maintenance and how to make basic repairs.

Cost: $ 215.00 - $ 344.00
SDI Open Water Diver
- Sep 08, 2024 02:00 pm

Learn to dive! Upon successful completion of this course you will be certified as an Open Water Diver. The formula of e-learning, personalized classroom teaching, confined water dives to develop scuba skills, and open water dives to use your skills and explore provides the ultimate learning experience. The date selected is the pool start date. You will be contacted to schedule a meeting at the shop for gear selection and fitting prior to your first pool session. You will be issued e-learning at that time.

Cost: $ 349.00
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