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Adult Course

Whether you are 15 or 150 don’t think that the kids have all the fun! You can either join them and get your license at the same time or, if you already have a license upgrade to Advance, Rescue, Dive Master and even Instructor.

Discover Scuba Diving - The PADI Discover Scuba Diving program lets you experience the thrill of diving under the supervision of a PADI Instructor in ideal conditions, such as those found at the resort. During your adventure, you’ll master some basic concepts and scuba skills before heading off on an open water dive.

Open Water - Throughout the course, you’ll learn the fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and techniques. You will also earn a PADI Open Water Diver certification that is recognised worldwide. You earn this rating by completing five pool dives and knowledge development sessions and by making four open water dives. Virtually anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can earn a PADI Open Water Diver certification. At some point in the course, your PADI Instructor will ask you to demonstrate the ability to swim 200 metres/yards without swim aids or 300 metres/yards with mask, fins and snorkel and complete a bit of paperwork, to get you on your way.

Advanced Open Water - New experiences, new skills, lots of diving and thrilling adventures! So take your diving to new limits! The Advanced Open Water Diver program is the perfect opportunity to gain additional experience and skills under the guidance of a PADI professional. To become a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver you need your PADI Open Water Certification (or equivalent). This open-water performance based program includes a total of five dives(must include deep and navigation dive) and the desire to experience thrilling adventures.

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Rescue Diver - The PADI Rescue Diver program develops your knowledge and skills so you can effectively perform diver assists and rescues, manage diving accident situations and render first aid. The program is an important step in expanding your knowledge and experience as a diver. PADI Rescue Diver (or equivalent) certification is also a prerequisite for all PADI leadership programs. To get into the PADI Rescue Diver program, you’ll need to be certified as an Advanced Open Water Diver (or equivalent) and must be at least 15 years old. Or Junior Open Water Diver, 12 years old. You’ll also need to have successfully completed the
PADI Emergency First Response or a sanctioned program in CPR within the past 2 years. After successfully completing the program, you’ll receive the internationally recognised PADI Rescue Diver certification card. Answer the call!

Divemaster - The PADI Divemaster program is your first step leadership level in the PADI System of diver education. This rating denotes you as a person who has a high level of personal diving skills, has Instructor level knowledge of diving theory, has had significant training in how to assist an Instructor during training activities and is able to assume appropriate responsibilities that benefit the welfare of other divers. As you may know, many PADI Divemasters go on to become PADI Instructors. So, the training and experience you gain through the PADI Divemaster program helps shape your abilities and attitude toward becoming a professional level diving educator.

Instructor - The Instructor Development Course (IDC) is a 10-day training program, which teaches you how to instruct recreational scuba diving. During the IDC you will use the latest teaching techniques, the complete system of PADI support materials, and will be continuously assessed on your teaching and presentation skills. You will be required to give additional teaching presentations beyond that of the usual IDC Program. This gives you an added advantage not only during the final Instructor Examination (IE), but also prepares you for your future career as a diving professional. Upon successful completion you will be awarded an IDC completion form, which is your passport to the IE.