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BUBBLEMAKER

For non-divers with ages 8 and 9 years.
Minimum Age : 8 years
Duration : 2 to 3 hours (same day)
Description : The Bubblemaker program is an introduction to the thrill of breathing underwater. If you're eight or nine years of age, a PADI Instructor can take you on a confined water or pool dive. This is not a PADI certification course but an introduction to Scuba Diving for children with a minimum age of 8. It is inclusive of viewing the Discover Scuba Diving Video (20 minutes), lecture/presentation with an aid of a Youth Diving flip chart (30 minutes), pool or confined water dive to a depth no greater that 2 meters or 6 feet.
Upgrade / Continuing Program : Diver may engage in additional supervised open water dives within two weeks of completing the Discover Scuba Diving Program. Diver completing Discover Scuba Diving receives credit for Knowledge Development, Confined Water Dive and Open Water Dive of the first module of the Open Water Diver Course and the PADI Scuba Diver Course.


SEAL TEAM

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For non-divers with ages 8 and 9 years.
Minimum Age : 8 years
Duration : 1 hour per AquaMission
Description : The PADI Seal Team is for young divers who are looking for an acton-packed, adventurous program filled with exciting scuba "AquaMissions." As a PADI Seal, you learn the basics of safe diving and explore different AquaMissions - or specialty dives - like wreck, navigation, buoyancy, underwater photography, environmental awareness and more.


DISCOVER SCUBA DIVING

For non-divers who want to try.
Minimum Age : 10 years
Duration : 2 to 3 hours (same day)
Description : This is not a PADI certification course but an introduction to Scuba Diving and the first module of the entry level certification course. It is inclusive of viewing the Discover Scuba Diving Video (20 minutes), lecture/presentation with an aid of a flip chart (30 minutes), shallow water session (in waist deep water only) where water skills will be practiced, and then one boat dive to a depth no greater that 12 meters or 40 feet.
Upgrade / Continuing Program : Diver may engage in additional supervised open water dives within two weeks of completing the Discover Scuba Diving Program. Diver completing Discover Scuba Diving receives credit for Knowledge Development, Confined Water Dive and Open Water Dive of the first module of the Open Water Diver Course and the PADI Scuba Diver Course.


PADI SCUBA DIVER COURSE

Pre-Entry level for non-divers or upgrade from Discover Scuba Diving.
Minimum Age : 10 years
Duration : 1.5 to 2 days
Description : This is a PADI certification course which allows diver to dive only with professional supervision and to a maximum depth of 12 meters or 40 feet. Students learn fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and techniques, complete pool dives, knowledge development sessions and two open water dives. It is inclusive of viewing of Video Modules 1, 2 and 3, Knowledge Development Sessions Modules 1, 2 and 3, Confined Water Dive Modules 1, 2 and 3, two boat dives of the Open Water Dive Modules 1and 2, and issuance of temporary certification card valid for 90 days within which permanent certification card will be mailed to the diver by PADI.
Upgrade / Continuing Program : Diver completing the PADI Scuba Diver Course receives credit for Academic Modules 1, 2 and 3, Confined Water Dive Modules 1, 2 and 3, and Open Water Dives 1 and 2 of the Open Water Diver Course.


OPEN WATER DIVER CERTIFICATION COURSE

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Entry level for non-divers and upgrade course for PADI Scuba Diver.
Minimum Age : 10 years
Duration : 3 to 4 days (for non-diver) and 2 days for PADI Scuba Diver.
Description : This is an entry level PADI course and an upgrade course for PADI Scuba Diver which allows the diver to dive to a maximum depth of 18 meters or 6o feet. Student learn fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and techniques, complete five pool dives and knowledge development sessions and four open water dives. It is inclusive of viewing of Video Modules 1 to 5, Knowledge Development Modules 1 to 5, Confined Water Dive Modules 1 to 5, four boat dives of the Open Water Dive Modules 1 to 4, and issuance of temporary certification card valid for 90 days within which permanent certification card will be mailed to the diver by PADI.
Upgrade / Continuing Program : Diver completing the Open Water Diver Course may continue to Advanced Open Water Diver Course of Adventure Diver Course.

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ADVENTURE DIVER

Advanced training for certified Open Water Diver, half of the Advanced Open Water Diver Course.
Pre-Requisite : PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization).
Minimum Age : 15 years old (10 for PADI Junior Adventure Diver)
Duration : minimum of 1 day
Description : The Adventures in Diving program offers both the Adventure Diver and Advanced Open Water Diver certifications. If you complete any three adventure dives, you can earn your PADI Adventure Diver certification. If you complete your Deep Adventure Dive, Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive and three Adventure Dives for a total of five, you can earn your Advanced Open Water Diver certification. This certification includes three of the following Adventure Dives:

Specialties Available to divers 10 years old and older:

  • AWARE-Fish Identification
  • Underwater Naturalist
  • Boat Underwater Navigator
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Underwater Photography

Additional Specialties Available to divers 12 years old and older:

  • Multilevel
  • Deep Night
  • Dive Propulsion Vehicle (DPV)
  • Search and Recovery
  • Drift Diving
  • Underwater Videography
  • Wreck

Upgrade / Continuing Program : After your PADI Adventure Diver certification you can take the next step by completing two more adventure dives. If you've completed five total adventure dives that include deep and navigation, you're an PADI Advanced Open Water Diver. PADI Adventure Dives can also count towards PADI Specialty Diver certifications. If you liked your Night Adventure Dive so much that you wanted to take a complete PADI Night Diver Specialty course, your Night Adventure Dive can count as the first dive of that specialty.


ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER

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Advanced training for certified Open Water Diver.
Pre-Requisite : PADI Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization).
Minimum Age : 15 (12 for PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)
Duration : minimum of 2 days
Description : The Adventures in Diving program offers both the Adventure Diver and Advanced Open Water Diver certifications. If you complete any three adventure dives, you can earn your PADI Adventure Diver certification. If you complete your Deep Adventure Dive, Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive and three Adventure Dives for a total of five, you can earn your Advanced Open Water Diver certification. This certification includes five Adventure Dives, including the Deep Adventure dive, the Underwater Navigator.

Adventure Dive and three of the following:

  • Altitud eDiver
  • Boat Diver
  • Drift Diver
  • Deep Diver
  • Dry Suit Diver
  • Dive Propulsion Vehicle
  • Multilevel Diver Night Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Search and Recovery
  • Underwater Naturalist
  • Underwater Videographer
  • Underwater Photographer
  • Underwater Navigator
  • AWARE Fish Identification
  • Wreck Diver

Continuing Program : PADI Advanced Open Water Divers at least 15 years of age can enroll in PADI Wreck or Deep Diver Specialty courses and continue on to the PADI Rescue Diver or Junior Rescue Diver course. PADI Adventure Dives can also credit towards the corresponding PADI Specialty Diver certifications.

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ENRICHED AIR DIVER

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By diving with enriched air rather than standard air you can extend your no decompression limits. This means more time underwater. For example, if you dive to 15 metres/50 feet on air, your no decompression limit is 80 minutes. But, diving on EANx36 gets you 220 minutes of no decompression time - an increase of 140 minutes.
Pre-Requisite : PADI Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization).
Minimum Age : 15 years
Duration : 1 to 1.5 days minimum
Description : The PADI Enriched Air Diver Specialty certification emphasizes the theoretical and operational considerations involved with enriched air diving.
Continuing Program : You can apply this Specialty course towards your Master Scuba Diver certification.

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PADI RESCUE DIVER

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The PADI Rescue Diver will expand your knowledge and experience beyond purely recreational level because you'll learn to look beyond yourself and consider the safety and well being of other divers. Although this course is serious, it is an enjoyable way to build your confidence.
Pre-Requisite : PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization). Successful completion of a sanctioned CPR program within the past 24 months.
Minimum Age : 15 years old (12 for PADI Junior Rescue Diver)
Duration : minimum of 2 days
Description : Rescue Diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies. During the five open water sessions, you'll cover:

  • Self-rescue and diver stress
  • dive first aid
  • emergency management and equipment
  • swimming and non-swimming assists
  • panicked diver response
  • underwater problems
  • missing diver procedures
  • surfacing the unconscious diver
  • inwater artificial respiration
  • egress (exits)
  • first aid procedures for pressure related accidents
  • dive accident scenarios

Continuing Program : The PADI Rescue Diver certification is a prerequisite for all Professional level PADI courses, beginning with the PADI Divemaster certification.


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