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Dive SSI easy.flexible.and you can do more things For more than 45 years, SSI has provided training, scuba diving certification, and educational resources for divers, dive instructors, dive centers and resorts around the world. Started in 1970, SSI has expanded to include more than 30 Service Centers, is represented in more than 110 countries with over 2,800 International locations, and has materials printed in more than 30 languages. SSI is the name to trust in the diving world, and we attribute that success to our uncompromising standards and focused methodology. INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION SSI IS RECOGNIZED ANYWHERE YOU WANT TO DIVE. Since June 1, 2010, Scuba Schools International is one of the few training agencies who qualified for a Global ISO Certification. 7 SSI Programs, 5 for divers and 2 for instructors, have certifications that meet the International Standards – ISO 11121 for Try Scuba Diving, ISO 24801-1 to -3 for Scuba Diver to Dive Guide, ISO 11107 for Enriched Air Nitrox and 24802-1 and -2 for Dive Control Specialist and Open Water Instructor. Due to that the SSI C-Cards for the appropriate ratings will carry the ISO quality label in the future. THE SCUBA SCHOOLS INTERNATIONAL GLOBAL NETWORK IS ONE OF OUR GREATEST STRENGTHS AS AN ORGANIZATION. SSI International: International Headquarters is where the important standardization of SSI diving certification and education happens. This is where SSI Training Standards are written, and where the skills and techniques for SSI programs are created. This is also where we produce educational materials and, with the help of our Service Centers, translate them into many languages. SSI Service Centers: SSI’s Service Centers oversee and service the SSI Dive Centers, Dive Resorts and Dive Professionals of the assigned area. SSI Dive Centers and Dive Resorts: This is an extensive network of professional businesses that operate as scuba diving or freediving schools for diver and dive professional training, and provide a variety of diving destinations for their customers. Visit one today to start or continue your underwater adventure! WISH YOU HAPPY DIVING
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Ras Mohammed National Park
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Ras Mohammed National Park is located on the southern coast of Sinai. We have different dive sites but, Shark and Yolanda reef is the most popular dive site in the red sea. Normally the dive start from Shark reef. Here the vertical walls descend vertically more than 700 mt deep. Thanks to the current, usually very strong, a lots kinds of coral grow up: big gorgonians, multicolor soft coral and anemones. In the summer season, in the blue we can dive with a big school of snapper batfish and barracuda. A sandy saddle connects Shark’s reef to Yolanda reef, here we can find a lot moray and crocodile fish. Yolanda reef takes his name of a Cypriot merchant the ‘Yolanda’ that sank here on the night of April 1980. Now the wreck is very deep but on the platform of 15 mt we will see the remains of the cargo : sanitary fixtures, container and bathtubs. Stonefish, blue spotted stingray, scorpionfish, crocodile fish and giant moray are the more common fish here.
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If you are 8 years old and older, this is a great way to experience first steps of the adventure of diving. A PADI instructor will take you in a pool and you will learn some skills which is a lot of fun. Who should take this program? Bubblemaker is as fun as it sounds – a chance for kids to blow bubbles by scuba diving. Children who are at least 8 years old can use scuba gear to breathe underwater and swim around in shallow water. Have a party or celebrate a birthday by throwing a memorable, exciting Bubblemaker event with friends and family at your local PADI Dive Center or Resort. A child must be 8 years old or older. Kids must be comfortable in the water, but no prior experience is necessary. Parental approval is required. What will your child learn? Bubblemakers get a chance to: Experience scuba diving under the direct care and supervision of a PADI Pro. Take their first breaths underwater in water shallower than 2 metres/6 feet. Learn about and use scuba diving equipment made for children – not adults. Have lots of fun. How can you start having fun now? Contact your PADI Dive Center or Resort to schedule a Bubblemaker program or to organize a Bubblemaker party. The Bubblemaker Crew-Pak contains mementos of the experience and is full of fun surprises, such as a kid-sized beach towel, logbook, certificate, temporary tattoo, decal and the adorable and popular Bubblemaker water toy. Adults love them, too. What scuba gear will you use? In the Bubblemaker program, participants get a basic introduction to how to use scuba gear, how to clear a regulator and mask, and an overview of breathing do’s and don’ts. Your local dive shop will advise you about anything else you need. Next Step Breathing underwater for the first time is really cool, so get going: Schedule a Bubblemaker program at a PADI Dive Center or Resort. Sign up for PADI Seal Team program at a PADI Dive Center or Resort. Download a Bubblemaker Statement. Download a PADI Seal Team Statement. At 10 years old, you can enroll in the PADI Open Water Diver course. Browse the PADI Course Catalog.
Situato all’interno del Marriott Beach Resort & Marriott Mountain Side at Naama Bay con l’esperienza di oltre 18 anni nel campo della subacquea, Mr.Diver è pronto ad offrirvi solo immersioni di Prima Classe, qualità superiore ed insegnare ai principianti tutto l’ampia gamma dei corsi PADI e SSI disponibili nelle calde acque cristalline del Mar Rosso. Loading Facebook Recent Posts… I nostri istruttori a Mr.Diver vi condurranno nell’esperienza più emozionante che potrai avere durante il tuo soggiorno in modo semplice, ben organizzato e professionale. Con un clima caldo tutto l’anno, con la sorprendente vita sottomarina della barriera corallina e le immersioni a Naama Bay e Ras um Sid. Tutto questo vi aiuterà a trascorrere un’esperienza indimenticabile con noi … Jump into the Adventure è il nostro motto Solo un passo “è tutto quello che serve” e tu sei sott’acqua in un mondo di emozioni indimenticabili, che sarete in grado di provare in compagnia di guide e istruttori che saranno in grado di farvi apprezzare anche il più piccolo dettaglio e ogni momento che si spende nel Sesto Continente. Mr. DIVER is a chain of diving centers that was created to satisfy the needs, ambitions and why not? even the whims of expert divers, as well as to accompany by hand those who are having their first diving experiences. Mr. DIVER is the starting point where, even when your feet are dry, your head will still be under the water, where it’s fun to stay up late with friends exchanging your most exciting sea adventures, and give yourself a taste of those which await you the next day. Let us get right to the point: once you have set foot inside our diving centre, you will find yourself in an environment that is much more than a mere stopover for and between dives: it is really and truly a lounge complete with a bar, a book and film library and an Internet access point; a place where you can breathe and taste the sea in its fullness. Come visit us and you will see what we mean: you will never want to leave again. Jump into the Adventure is our motto. Just one step “that’s all it takes“ and you’re underwater in a world of unforgettable emotions, which you will be able to experience in the company of guides and instructors who will be able to make you appreciate even the smallest detail and each moment that you spend in the Sixth Continent. SSI – My Recent SSI Certifications
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We are at The Marriott Beach Resort Sharm El Sheikh the famous American hotel chain known for its high-quality standards, located in Naama Bay The Mr.Diver Marriott diving center is located on the main street of Naama Bay, connected to the Marriott Beach reception building. The Mr. Diver Marriott center is a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center & SSI facility offering the highest standard of diver education in Sharm El Sheikh. Shop entrance is located directly on the street. Here you will find the reception of the diving center for all your bookings regarding diving and/or snorkeling. The staff at the center have excellent knowledge and experience of Sharm el Sheikh, a first class service is guaranteed. Mr. Diver has an excellent range of high-quality diving and snorkeling equipment to rent. We offer comfortable and spacious classrooms equipped with air conditioning and LCD TV. Hot shower and toilets available on site. Shore and night dives are available from the Mr. Diver center directly from Marriott beach. Nitrox and 15 lt. tanks available on request. All confined water segments are held in our on-site heated swimming pool. The diving center provides the following services: Multilingual Staff Fully insured & Current PADI & SSI Divemasters / Instructors All PADI 6 SSI levels, Open Water to Instructor Complimentary transfer to and from your hotel Secure storage for your private diving equipment Very comfortable and spacious boats with full facilities on board, with the possibility to dive 3 times a day A wide choice of dive sites to choose from
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Strait of TiranStrait of Tiran
The Tiran Island, with his 4 coral reefs Gordon, Thomas ,Woodhouse and Jackson, is situated at the entrance to the Gulf of Aqaba. Jackson reef is one of the best dive sites on the Red Sea. The reef is very rich of different corals thanks to the currents which can be extremely strong. On the southern side, we can admire the coral garden rich of gorgonians, splendid anemones, numerous fire coral, pink violet and red soft corals. Big school of Yellowsaddle goatfish, multicolor angelfish and almost complete range of reef fish are present here. Everything from the small anthias to the large Napoleonfish. In the garden is very easy to see big turtle eating soft coral. If conditions of the sea are right it’s possible to dive outside the reef, where is possible to see Hammerhead sharks, especially common from July to September.
Discover Scuba DivingDiscover Scuba Diving
A fantastic way to learn Scuba Dive. Learn some skills in the pool with a PADI instructor and later on go diving till 12 meters in the open sea. Who should try this experience? Have you always wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving, but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is for you. PADI dive shops offer this program either in a pool, off a beach or from a dive boat. You can try scuba close to home or while you’re on vacation at a dive destination. While not a scuba certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world. To sign up for a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience, you must be at least 10 years old. No prior experience with scuba diving is necessary, but you need to be in reasonable physical health. What will you learn? You learn the basic safety guidelines and skills needed to dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional. If you make an open water dive, you’ll practice a few more skills in shallow water to prepare for your adventure. Get ready to: Go over the scuba equipment you use to dive and how easy it is to move around underwater with your gear. Find out what it’s like to breathe underwater. Learn key skills that you’ll use during every scuba dive. Have fun swimming around and exploring. Hear about becoming a certified diver through the PADI Open Water Diver course. How can you start learning now? Contact your local PADI Dive Center or Resort to sign up for a Discover Scuba Diving program and get a Discover Scuba Diving Participant Guide. Your Participant Guide explains the experience and lets you pre-study the safety rules and skill techniques your dive professional will review with you. You’ll also learn about opportunities to become part of the scuba community after you complete your underwater experience. What scuba gear will you use? Your PADI Pro will likely provide all the basic scuba gear you’ll use including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device, dive gauges and a tank. Visit your local PADI Dive Center or Resort to learn more about the gear you will need to start your adventures in Discover Scuba Diving. Next Step Breathing underwater for the first time is thrilling, so don’t wait. Download the PADI Discover Scuba® Diving Participant Statement (pdf). Sign up for Open Water Diver Online and to start your training to become a certified diver. Enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course. Read the scuba certification FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions). Browse the PADI Course Catalog.
Sharm El-Sheikh, the biggest and most important city of Sinai, lies at the southern flank of the Peninsula where the two gulfs of Aqaba and Suez meet with the Red Sea. Coral reefs, underwater and marine life, unmatched anywhere in the world, offer a spectacular and dazzling time for divers. Diver's experience All Experienced Beginner Ras Mohamed Ras Mohamed Ras Mohammed National Park is located on the southern coast of… Strait of Tiran Strait of Tiran The Tiran Island, with his 4 coral reefs Gordon, Thomas… Coastal Reef Coastal Reef Ras Umm Sid is the local dive a few kilometers… Dahab Dahab Dahab is a Beduin city at around 80 kilometers of… Wrecks Wrecks The S.S.Thistlegorm was a British transport ship, it was built… Jump into the Adventure is our motto. Just one step “that’s all it takes“ and you’re underwater in a world of unforgettable emotions, which you will experience in the company of experienced guides and PADI instructors who will make you appreciate even the smallest detail and each moment that you spend in the Sixth Continent. Dives: only the best the Sinai area has to offer, chosen with the following criteria: Reef topography, safety, the ease to reach the dive sites and also taking into account the weather and sea conditions Overcrowding? NO THANKS! The number of divers per guide is always kept as low as possible. This means that when you’re underwater, even if you’re the last in the group you’ll be in the front row. Maximum flexibility: if you arrive at our dive center with your own group and you already have an instructor or an underwater guide with proven experience here in Sharm el Sheikh or if you want your students to complete the course they began in the city. you will be able to use the “GRUPPI SUB” (DIVING GROUP) formula. This means that you will be able to dive at your own pace in accordance with your own preferences but always with a supervision of our expert Mr. Diver staff; however you will still be able to rely on Mr. DIVER for logistics and any kind of help in diving and snorkeling Mr. DIVER boats are all of a high standard and a selected crew. On average they are around 24m in length, with a large saloon area as well as a shaded open air area on the top deck. All provides toilets and fresh water showers. They can comfortably accommodate 20/25 passengers and soft drinks are provided on board as well as a buffet lunch.
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Coastal ReefCoastal Reef
Ras Umm Sid is the local dive a few kilometers from the Old Market. The reef is unforgettable for the incredible explosion of color . Between 18 mt and 30 mt is renowned for the extraordinary proliferation of gorgonians forest. Big school of Glassfish and elegant Lionfish swims in this area and very common is the gigantesque Napoleonfish. The dive usually ends on the massive pore corals, typical coral of the Red Sea.
Scuba DiverScuba Diver
The PADI Scuba Diver course is ideal for people who don’t have much time to do the full open water diver course. It takes 2 days and includes some study in the classroom, exercises in the pool and 2 open water dives in the sea. You still can upgrade to the open water level later on. Successfully completing this course will allow you to go diving till 12 meters. Who should take this course? The PADI Scuba Diver course is a subset of the PADI Open Water Diver course. If you’re short on time but really want to become a diver, the PADI Scuba Diver rating might be right for you ̶ particularly if you expect to go scuba diving primarily with a dive guide. This course is an intermediate step for earning an Open Water Diver certification, if that’s your ultimate goal. PADI Scuba Divers are qualified to: Dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional to a maximum depth of 12 metres/40 feet. Obtain air fills, rent or purchase scuba equipment and participate in dive activities as long as properly supervised. Continue dive training by completing the PADI Open Water Diver certification and taking certain specialty diver courses. To enroll in a PADI Scuba Diver course (or Junior Scuba Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required, but you can try it first through the Discover Scuba Diving program. What will you learn? The PADI Scuba Diver course consists of three main phases: Knowledge Development (online, independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving – just the first three of five sections of the Open Water Diver course. Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills – just the first three of five dives of the Open Water Diver course Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore – just two of four dives of the Open Water Diver course. How can you start learning now? Get started by registering for Open Water Diver Online – PADI’s eLearning option. The web-based system gives you the background information you need to dive safely and allows you to study at your own pace through an easy-to-use, interactive program. You only need to complete the first three sections, but have a year to complete the whole program if you choose to go on to earn your PADI Open Water Diver certification. There are other home-study materials you can choose from including the Open Water Diver TouchTM (a tablet app) and the Open Water Diver Manual and Open Water Diver Video (a book and DVD package). Stop by your local PADI dive shop to enroll in the course, get your materials and start reading the book and watching the video. Your PADI Instructor will meet with you to schedule knowledge review sessions, confined water and open water dives. What scuba gear will you use? You learn to use basic scuba gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device and a tank. The equipment you wear varies, depending upon whether you’re diving in tropical, temperate or cold water. Your PADI Instructor will explain the equipment you need and may suggest additional educational materials, such as the required logbook. Check with your local dive center to get advice about everything you need for your diving adventures. Next Step Breathing underwater for the first time is something you’ll never forget, so don’t wait. Sign up for Open Water Diver Online and start learning right away. Enroll in a PADI Scuba Diver course at your local PADI Dive Center or Resort. Try scuba diving with the Discover Scuba Diving program. Download a Medical Statement and Questionnaire (pdf). Browse the scuba certification FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions).
Spend a day with us on the boat and go snorkeling in different sites. Our snorkeling guide will show you the beautiful reefs and colorful fish, Between the different stops you can relax in the sun laying on the sundeck of the boat, having a tasty lunch and just enjoy the view. You never know what you gonna see in the beautiful red sea, it is full of surprises…
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All Kids Experience Beginner Experienced Professional Bubblemaker Bubblemaker If you are 8 years old and older, this is… Discover Scuba Diving Discover Scuba Diving A fantastic way to learn Scuba Dive. Learn some skills… Scuba Diver Scuba Diver The PADI Scuba Diver course is ideal for people who… Open Water Diver Open Water Diver Get the certification to dive anywhere in the world with… Advanced Open Water Diver Advanced Open Water Diver In this 5 adventure dives you will improve your diving… Emergency First Response Emergency First Response The EFR Course is a prerequisite for the Rescue Diver… Rescue Diver Rescue Diver This course builds diving confidence by focusing on the safety… Divemaster Divemaster This challenging course brings you to the first level of… Specialties Specialties Nitrox is one of PADI’s most popular Specialty Courses. Diving… Instructor Instructor For those who would love to continue professional education in… Technical Diving Technical Diving Scuba divers get to explore parts of the world that…
AllLearn How To Scuba DiveAdvanced Scuba TrainingScuba Dive ProfessionalScuba Skills Update Try Scuba (Pool) / Try Scuba Diving (Open Water) This program is the easiest way to experience the underwater world of scuba diving. Read more Scuba Diver This program provides you with the training and experience required to safely scuba dive in open water environments under the supervision of a dive professional. Read more Open Water Diver & Enriched Air Nitrox Bundle Complete your Open Water Diver and Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty at the same time. Read more Scuba Rangers The SSI Scuba Rangers program offers numerous diving activities for children ages 8 - 12. Read more Open Water Diver This globally-recognized certification program is the best way to begin your life-long adventure as a certified scuba diver. Read more Perfect Buoyancy This program teaches you the skills and concepts required to improve your diving position, increase your buoyancy control, and minimize your breathing gas consumption rate. Read more Photo & Video This programs teaches the skills and concepts required to successfully capture amazing underwater photos and videos. Read more Advanced Adventurer This program allows you to experience five differentopen water dives from five SSI Specialty programs without requiring you to complete the entire Specialty. Read more Deep Diving This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive beyond 18 meters. Read more Navigation This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably navigate underwater during a dive. Read more Search & Recovery This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely plan and conduct search and recovery dives. Read more Night Diving and Limited Visibility This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive at night or in limited visibility conditions. Read more Boat Diving This program gives you the skills and experience needed to safely dive some of the world's best sites, which are only accessible by boat. Read more Dive Guide This program gives you the skills and experience required to safely lead groups of certified divers, and is the first step towards an exciting career as an SSI Dive Professional. Read more Scooter / DPV Diving This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely plan and conduct dives using underwater scooters or diver propulsion vehicles (DPVs). Read more Waves, Tides & Currents This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely dive in a variety of dynamic aquatic environments. Read more Wreck Diving This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely scuba dive around wrecks and artificial reefs. Read more Specialty Diver Bundle SSI Specialty Diver is your first step toward becoming an SSI Master Diver, and can begin as soon as you complete your Open Water Diver training. Read more Advanced Open Water Diver Bundle SSI Advanced Open Water Diver is the next recognition rating on the path to becoming an SSI Master Diver, and includes four SSI Specialty program Digital Kits. Read more Master Diver Bundle The SSI Master Diver Digital Kit Bundle is composed of four SSI Specialty program Digital Kits and the SSI Diver Stress & Rescue Kit. Read more Dry Suit Diving This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive while using a dry suit. Read more Equipment Techniques This program teaches you how to choose, maintain and store your Total Diving System. Read more Ice Diving This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive underneath the ice. Read more Independent Diving This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive without a designated dive buddy. Read more Recreational Sidemount Diving Recreational Sidemount Diving is already common practice for many wreck and cave divers. Read more Diver Stress & Rescue This program teaches the skills and concepts required to identify stress, prevent accidents, and properly deal with emergency situations encountered by divers. Read more React Right This program teaches the skills and concepts required to provide emergency first responder assistance in emergency situations, and fulfills the first aid/CPR requirements for SSI training programs. Read more Emergency Training Bundle Learn how to recognize and deal with stress, prevent accidents and properly manage emergency situations if they occur by combining the Diver Stress and Rescue program with the SSI React Right program. Read more Extended Range Nitrox Diving This program provides the knowledge and experience required to independently plan and conduct limited decompression dives to a maximum depth of 40 meters, using nitrox mixtures up to 50%. Read more Dive Guide This program gives you the skills and experience required to safely lead groups of certified divers, and is the first step towards an exciting career as an SSI Dive Professional. Read more Science of Diving This program provides an in-depth and detailed study of physics, physiology, decompression theory, the aquatic environment and diving equipment. Read more Career Starter Bundle The Career Starter Bundle contains all Digital Specialty Program Kits necessary to become an SSI Dive Professional ata discounted price. Read more Instructor Training Course This program provides candidates with the knowledge, concepts and training necessary to organize and conduct entry-level scuba training. Read more Specialty Instructor Package SSI instructors have the option to order Specialty Instructor Digital Kits in a package of 5. Read more Divemaster Instructor Divemaster Instructor (DMI) is the next instructor level after Advanced Open Water Instructor (AOWI). Read more Dive Control Specialist Instructor This program provides candidates with the knowledge, concepts and training necessary to organize and conduct the Assistant Instructor/Dive Control Specialist training program. Read more Instructor Trainer Upon completion of this program divers will be certified as an SSI Instructor Trainer. Read more Divemaster Crossover The intent of the SSI Divemaster Crossover program is to provide an orientation to SSI philosophies and procedures to dive professionals from other recognized scuba training agencies Read more Dive Professional Crossover The intent of the SSI Dive Professional Crossover program is to provide an orientation to SSI philosophies and procedures to dive professionals from other recognized scuba training agencies. Read more Dive Control Specialist This program provides the skills, concepts, and teaching experience required to become an effective SSI Assistant Instructor/Dive Control Specialist. Read more Dive Professional Career Package (DG+DCS/AI+ITC) The Dive Professional Career Package is intended to provide divers with an incentive to start their SSI career today at a reduced price. Read more Scuba Skills Update A Scuba Skills Update provides you with the opportunity to review and practice the basic scuba skills that you learned in your original open water diver training program. Read more
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Dahab is a Beduin city at around 80 kilometers of Sharm el Sheikh. The most popular dive sites are Blue Hole and Canyon. After 1 hour with the car across the Sinai desert, we are on the first dive site, the Blue Hole. This dive, usually starts from a sort of chimney in the reef called ‘El Bells’. We descend into this unforgettable chimney to a depth of 30 meters. Then we continue the dive to the right following a beautiful vertical wall rich of big Star coral, soft corals and gorgonians. The entrance of the Blue Hole is situated on an extraordinary coral garden at a depth of 7 meters. We can observe, on this circular reef, particular sponge called ‘Elephant ear sponge’ that grow up between big coral table and fire coral. A few minutes from the Blue Hole we have the dive site called ‘Canyon’. The entry is very easy, a lagoon of shallow water permits the access to a beautiful coral garden. The entrance of the Canyon is around 25 meters deep and the wall of it descend more than 30 meters deep. We can find a dense school of glassfish that dance around the divers. The main opening is at a depth of 14 meters and we exit into the sandy plateau where a lot of Garden eels come out.
Open Water DiverOpen Water Diver
Get the certification to dive anywhere in the world with this basic PADI Scuba Diving course. This course takes 3 days, in which you will learn some knowledge in the classroom, skills in the pool and following 4 open water dives. Successfully completing the course will allow you to go diving till 18 meters. The minimum age is 10 years old. Who should take this course? If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course. To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required. What will you learn? The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases: Knowledge Development ( online, independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore! You may be able to get college credit for the Open Water Diver course. Short on time? The PADI Scuba Diver course might be right for you. How can you start learning now? Enroll in Open Water Diver Online – PADI’s eLearning option – and you can start learning right away. PADI Open Water Diver Online gives you the background information you need to dive safely and allows you to study at your own pace through an interactive computer-based program. Get started now! You can also start learning with PADI’s home-study materials – Open Water Diver TouchTM (a tablet app) or the Open Water Diver Manual and Open Water Diver Video (a book and DVD package). Stop by your local PADI dive shop to enroll in the course, get your materials and start reading the book and watching the video. Your PADI Instructor will schedule time with you to check your progress and make sure you understand important scuba diving information. What scuba gear will you use? In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device and a tank. The equipment you wear varies, depending upon whether you’re diving in tropical, temperate or cold water. Check with your local dive center about the gear you’ll use during this course and get advice about everything you need from your PADI Instructor. Next Step Breathing underwater for the first time is something you’ll never forget, so don’t wait. Sign up for Open Water Diver Online and start learning right away. Enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course at your local PADI Dive Center or Resort. Try scuba diving with the Discover Scuba Diving program. Download a Medical Statement and Questionnaire (pdf). Browse the scuba certification FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions).
The S.S.Thistlegorm was a British transport ship, it was built 1940 and in May 1941 it had left the port of Glasgow. The ship transported a cargo of munitions, 2 steam locomotives complete with two coal tenders, bombs, a hundred of BSA motorcycles, antitank mines, covers for airplane engines, medicines, different several Morris commercial C8 jeeps and other. This cargo was destinated to the British station in Egypt. The Italian-German forced controlled the Mediterranea sea from Lybia so the Thistlegorm circumnavigate Africa and passing through the Suez Canal to reach the port of Alexandria. Unfortunately the night of the 5-6 October 1941 on the strait of Gubal, two German Heinkel He III bombers attacked the ship. Now the S.S. Thistlegorm is the more wreck on the world. The maximum deep is 30 mt but the current is normally very strong and sometimes became hard to visit this wreck. Exploration of the ship is done in two dives. The first one is a general tour of the wreck, if the current is right we can see one of the two locomotives. On the second dive the exploration includes penetration of the 3 holds and, if we did not go on the first dive, we will dive on the Capitan’s bathroom. The wreck became a perfect habitat for the sea life : Grouper, batfish, crocodile fish, fusilier , jackfish, moray, lionfish, anemone fish clownfish and, on the holds, big school of soldierfish.
Advanced Open Water DiverAdvanced Open Water Diver
In this 5 adventure dives you will improve your diving skills and successfully completing the course will allow you to go diving till 30 meters. This course takes 2 days and can be conducted from the shore or from the boat. Exploration, Excitement, Experiences That’s what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. You don’t have to be “advanced” to take it – it’s designed to advance your diving, so you can start right after earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification. The course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives. You try out different specialties while gaining experience under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. You log dives and develop capabilities as you find new ways to have fun scuba diving. Get credit! Each Adventure Dive may credit toward the first dive of the corresponding PADI Specialty Diver Course. If you’ve already taken a specialty diver course, ask your instructor if you’ve earned credit for an Adventure Dive. Who should take this course? PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 12 years old are ready to step up and enroll in an Advanced Open Water Diver course. Young divers may only participate in certain Adventures Dives – check with your PADI Instructor. If you’re already an Adventure Diver, you only need to complete two more Adventure Dives to earn the Advanced Open Water Diver certification. What will you learn? You’ll plan your learning path with your instructor by choosing from a long list of Adventure Dives. There are two required dives – Deep and Underwater Navigation – and you choose the other three, for a total of five dives. During the Deep Adventure Dive, you learn how to plan dives to deal with the physiological effects and challenges of deeper scuba diving. The Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive refines your compass navigation skills and helps you better navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time. The other knowledge and skills you get vary with your interest and the adventures you have – photography, buoyancy control, fish identification, exploring wrecks and many more. You may be able to get college credit for the Advanced Open Water Diver course. How can you start learning now? Sign up for Advanced Open Water Diver Online – PADI’s eLearning option – to get started immediately. The web-based system lets you learn about seven of the most popular Adventures Dives – including the required Deep and Underwater Navigation Adventure Dives, plus Boat, Night, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Underwater Naturalist and Wreck Adventure Dives. You study at your own pace through an easy to use, interactive program. You also have access to an online version of the Adventures in Diving manual and can complete sections for other Adventure Dives as directed by your PADI Instructor. You can also choose to read the Adventures in Diving manual and watch the Adventures in Diving video (a book and DVD package). Stop by your local PADI Dive Center and Resort to enroll in the course, get your materials and start learning. Your PADI Instructor will meet with you to schedule knowledge review sessions along with your Adventure Dives. What scuba gear will you use? Beyond using basic scuba equipment, you’ll need a compass and dive knife or dive tool. You’ll also use specialized gear depending on the Adventure Dives you choose. For example, you’d obviously use a dry suit for the Dry Suit Adventure Dive or a sidemount configuration during the Sidemount Adventure Dive. Your PADI Instructor will explain the equipment that you need and may suggest additional gear, such as dive light for night diving or lift bag for search and recovery diving. Visit your local PADI Dive Center or Resort to learn more about the gear you will need to start your adventures in the Advanced Open Water Diver course. Next Step Gain experience and earn your next certification: Sign up for Advanced Open Water Diver Online and start learning right away. Enroll in a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course at your local PADI Dive Center or Resort. Check out a PADI Specialty Diver course. Browse the PADI Course Catalog. Download a PADI Medical Statement and Questionnaire (pdf).
Emergency First ResponseEmergency First Response
The EFR Course is a prerequisite for the Rescue Diver Course, unless you have completed a recognized CPR / First Aid Course in the past 24 months. This course covers CPR and first aid training and gives you the confidence to respond to medical emergencies – not just in the diving world, but in your every day world as well. You learn: CPR for adults, children and infants First aid for adults, children and infants Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training. Who should take this course? Emergency First Response training focuses on building confidence in lay rescuers and increasing their willingness to respond when faced with a medical emergency. Course participants learn simple to follow steps for emergency care and practice applying skills in a nonstressful learning environment. All courses are supported by self-study manuals, videos and quick reference cards to enhance learning and allow you start learning right away. EFR courses meet the CPR and first aid training requirements for the PADI Rescue Diver course and all professional-level ratings. Most PADI Instructors are also Emergency First Response Instructors. The following EFR courses are based on internationally recognized medical guidelines for emergency care. What will you learn? Primary Care (CPR) – This course teaches you the steps and techniques for handling life-threatening emergencies. You’ll practice eight skills for aiding patients who aren’t breathing, have no heartbeat, may have a spinal injury, may be in shock or who may have serious bleeding. You’ll learn to how to perform CPR and continue to monitor the patient, so that you provide every possible chance of survival while waiting for emergency medical services to arrive. Secondary Care (First Aid) – Because many medical conditions are not life-threatening and emergency medical services are sometimes delayed or unavailable, this course teaches you how to provide first aid that eases pain and reduces the risk of further harm. You’ll learn to assess a variety of injuries and illnesses and practice bandaging and splinting. Care for Children – This course allows participants to learn, practice and apply emergency care skills specific to helping infants and children with medical emergencies. It’s designed for those who work with children or are likely to have to respond to emergencies involving youngsters. This course is often integrated with Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) courses. CPR & AED – This course focuses on CPR training and teaching participants how to use an AED (automated external defibrillator). When workplace or governmental requirements specify this training, the CPR & AED course meets the need. This course is often integrated into First Aid at Work programs. First Aid at Work – In some areas, such as Great Britain, Australia and Canada, governmental regulations call for enhanced CPR and first aid training for the workplace. First Aid at Work programs designed for these areas include additional topics and skills to meet requirements while following the easy to learn EFR approach to training. EFR Refresher – It’s a good idea to refresh your CPR and first aid skills every 24 months, and that’s what the EFR Refresher course is designed to do. Focusing on key skills, the course allows you to stay up-to-date and ready to lend aid when needed. Next Step Learn to help and sign up for an EFR course: Find a PADI Dive Center or Resort to take your CPR and first aid training. Visit the Emergency First Response website for more information. Browse the PADI Course Catalog for related courses, such as Emergency Oxygen Provider and Emergency First Response Instructor.
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Rescue DiverRescue Diver
This course builds diving confidence by focusing on the safety of other divers. It takes 3 days, which includes diving from the beach and from the boat. You learn different skills in and out of the water. The Rescue Diver Course is different from all other PADI courses, it is a challenge and a lot of fun at the same time. Who should take this course? Scuba divers describe the PADI Rescue Diver course as the most challenging, yet most rewarding course they’ve ever taken. Why? Because you learn to prevent and manage problems in the water, and become more confident in your skills as a diver, knowing that you can help others if needed. During the course, you learn to become a better buddy by practicing problem solving skills until they become second nature. Plus, the course is just fun – it’s serious, but still allows for lots of laughter in between the focused learning. PADI (Junior) Adventure Divers who are at least 12 years old and have completed the Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive may enroll in a Rescue Diver course. You also need to have Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months. You can complete this training during the Rescue Diver course. Your instructor may also offer the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider specialty diver course at the same time. What will you learn? The PADI Rescue Diver course prepares you to deal with dive emergencies, minor and major, using a variety of techniques. Through knowledge development and rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond. During rescue scenarios, you put into practice your knowledge and skills. Topics include: Self rescue Recognizing and managing stress in other divers Emergency management and equipment Rescuing panicked divers Rescuing unresponsive divers You may be able to get college credit for the Rescue Diver course – ask your instructor. How can you start learning now? Register for Rescue Diver Online – PADI’s eLearning option – to start now. You progress through five knowledge development sections using a web-based system that lets you learn at your own pace through an easy-to-use, interactive program. You also have access to an online version of the Rescue Diver Manual for reference during and after the course. If you prefer, you can choose to study with the Rescue Diver Manual and watch the Rescue Diver Video (a book and DVD package). Go to your local PADI Dive Center and Resort to enroll in the course, get your materials and start learning. Your PADI Instructor will meet with you to schedule knowledge review sessions along with your rescue exercises and scenarios. What scuba gear will you use? You’ll use your basic scuba equipment and will need a pocket mask to practice in-water resuscitation. During exercises, you’ll work with an oxygen unit, floats, marker buoys and perhaps CPR mannequins. Your PADI Instructor will explain the equipment that you need and may suggest additional gear, such as your own first aid kit, which will be useful throughout your diving career. Check with your local dive center to get advice about everything you need for your diving adventures. Next Step Become confident and earn your next certification: Sign up for Rescue Diver Online and start learning right away. Enroll in a PADI Rescue Diver course at your PADI Dive Center or Resort. Check out the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating. Browse the PADI Course Catalog. Download a PADI Medical Statement and Questionnaire (pdf).
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This challenging course brings you to the first level of professional scuba diving. Working closely with a PADI instructor, in this program you expand your dive knowledge and apply yours skills at a professional level. It takes around 2-3 weeks to complete this course. Requirements 18+ years of age PADI medical statement signed by a physician EFR certification or equivalent PADI rescue course 40+ logged dives What you Learn During the PADI Divemaster program, you learn dive leadership skills through both classroom and independent study, as well as outside the classroom in working together with your Padi Instructor. You complete water skills, as well as training exercises that stretch your ability to organize and solve problems as well as help others improve their scuba skills. You put this knowledge into action through a structured internship or series of practical training exercises. The Learning Materials You Need The PADI Divemaster crewpak includes everything you’ll need to start the PADI Divemaster program. The complete set of materials includes: The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving – a comprehensive overview of diving physics, physiology and equipment Divemaster slates PADI Divemaster Manual PADI Instructor Manual Scuba Tune-Up Guidebook DSD Cue Card Pro Logbook Who should take this course? Love scuba diving? Want to share it with others on a whole new level? Take the PADI Divemaster course and do what you love to do as a career. Scuba divers look up to divemasters because they are leaders who mentor and motivate others. As a divemaster, you not only get to dive a lot, but also experience the joy of seeing others have as much fun diving as you do. The PADI Divemaster course is your first level of professional training. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you’ll fine-tune your dive skills, like perfecting the effortless hover, and refine your rescue skills so you anticipate and easily solve common problems. You’ll gain dive knowledge, management and supervision abilities so you become a role model to divers everywhere. As a PADI Divemaster, you’ll lead others as you supervise scuba diving activities and assist with diver training. Whether you want to work at a faraway dive destination or close to home at a local dive shop, the adventure of a lifetime awaits you. PADI Divemasters are respected dive professionals who are aligned with the largest and most respected dive organization in the world – PADI. PADI Rescue Divers who are at least 18 years old may enroll in the PADI Divemaster course. You also need to have: Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months. A medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months. At least 40 logged dives to begin the course and 60 dives to earn certification. Note that qualifying certifications from other diver training organization may apply – ask your PADI Instructor. What will you learn? The PADI Divemaster course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, waterskills exercises and workshops, and hands-on practical assessment, you develop the skills to organize and direct a variety of scuba diving activities. Topics and practical workshops include: The role and characteristics of the PADI Divemaster Supervising dive activities and assisting with student divers Diver safety and risk management Divemaster conducted programs and specialized skills Business of diving and your career Awareness of the dive environment Dive setup and management Mapping an open water site Conducting dive briefings Organizing a search and recovery project and a deep dive Conducting a scuba review and skin diver course Assisting with Discover Scuba Diving and leading Discover Local Diving programs Your instructor may also offer the PADI Deep Diver and Search and Recovery Diver specialty diver courses along with your divemaster training to help you meet all requirements and to broaden your abilities. You may be able to get college credit for the Divemaster course – ask your instructor. How can you start learning now? Sign up for Divemaster Online – PADI’s eLearning option – to start now. You can work through eight knowledge development sections using a web-based system that lets you learn at your own pace. You also have access to an online version of the Divemaster Manual for reference during and after the course. Another option is to study by reading the Divemaster Manual and watching the Divemaster Video (a book and DVD package). Visit your local PADI Dive Center or Resort to enroll in the course and get your Divemaster Crew-Pak, which also includes other reference materials – like the PADI Instructor Manual and The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving – that you’ll need during the course. Consider taking Dive Theory Online, another PADI eLearning® program, that takes you step-by-step through dive physics, physiology, skills, equipment and environment, plus a Recreational Dive Planner (RDP) review. By successfully completing Dive Theory Online, you can get credit for half of the Divemaster Final Exam. Your PADI Instructor can explain how this works when you meet to schedule knowledge review sessions along with your waterskills exercises, workshops and practical assessments. What scuba gear will you use? As a dive professional, you’ll want to have all your basic scuba equipment, including a dive computer, a dive knife, and at least two surface signaling devices. During practical skills exercises, like underwater mapping and search and recovery, you’ll use a compass, floats, marker buoys, lift bags and slates. Your PADI Instructor may suggest additional gear that will be useful throughout your diving career. Check with your local dive center to get advice about everything you’ll need as a dive pro. Next Step Go PROSM and earn your next certification: Register for Divemaster Online and start learning right away. Sign up for Dive Theory Online. Enroll in a PADI Divemaster course at your PADI Dive Center or Resort. Browse the PADI Course Catalog. Download a Medical Statement and Questionnaire (pdf).
Nitrox Nitrox is one of PADI’s most popular Specialty Courses. Diving with Enriched Air (Nitrox) allows you to safely extend your no decompression limits, which means more time under water and shorter surface intervals. The minimum age for the Enriched Air Course is 12 years old and you must be a certified Open Water diver. It takes 1-2 days, depends whether after the knowledge and practical applications you want to experience what it is like to dive on Enriched Air. The course is based on theory, although we do encourage you to try it out! Night You will find that the environment in the night is quite different than during the day, you will see the same creatures, but doing different things. And of course you will see some new creatures that comes out after the sun goes down. You will learn about night diving equipment, evaluate dive conditions at night, using dive lights, night navigation techniques and how to interact responsibly with the aquatic life during the night dive. This course takes 3 dives and you need to be at least 12 year sold. Deep Deep diving opens the door to many new exciting dive sites. It will take 2 days to complete in which you will make 4 dives, and you must be certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or a PADI Adventure Diver, and be at least 15 years old. Successfully completing this course will allow you to dive till 40 meters, which is the maximum depth allowed in recreational diving. Sidemount Having scuba tanks on your back isn’t a requirement for exploring the underwater world. Many scuba divers have discovered the joy of mounting cylinders on their sides. Sidemount diving gives you flexibility and streamlining options. Plus, you don’t have to walk with heavy cylinders on your back – just enter the water, clip them on and go. Sound interesting? If you’re a PADI Open Water Diver who is at least 15 years old, you can enroll in a PADI Sidemount Diver course. PADI Specialties – Taste the Fun and Adventure AWARE – Fish Identification AWARE – Coral Reef Conservation Diver Boat Diver Deep Diver Digital Underwater Photographer Drift Diver Dry Suit Diver Enriched Air Diver Emergency Oxygen Provider Multilevel Diver Night Diver Peak Performance Buoyancy Project AWARE® Specialist Public Safety Diver™ Search and Recovery Diver Sidemount Diver Underwater Naturalist Underwater Navigator Underwater Videographer Wreck Diver For more info about the specialites Contact Us
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What Our Clients Say We value our clients! Your feedback is important for us. 5 March 2018“Excellent diving experience / Excellente experience de plongee” Ali and his team were formidable for the two days we were diving with them on. Ali is very concerned about safety and the day trips are very well organized. Mohammed is a great dive master, patient and enthusiast. We will come back for sure, as there are so many dives sites left to discover. / Ali et son équipe ont été formidables pendant les deux jours de plongée que nous avons passé avec eux. Ali est très à cheval sur la sécurité et ses excursions sont très bien organisées. Mohammed est un super dive master, patient et enthousiaste. Nous reviendrons, c’est sûr, car il nous reste beaucoup de sites de plongée à découvrir. -kenza sebbar 5 March 2018“Great to dive with this very friendly company” This company is very competent and all the Dive-masters are very friendly. We had diving there during 5 days, 10 dives, with Mohammed and others dive-masters and it was a great pleasure. Just to say, I have more than 230 dives and was lot of time in Egypt (Sharm too) for diving. I will just recommande if you go to Sharm for diving, don't hesitate to go to Mr. DIVER – Diving Center from the Marriott Beach Resort. They are very kind people. It is positioned on the right side of the street, just after the Marriott hotel reception, 20 meters after. Thanks again to all the team for your professionnel competencies. For sure I will come once again with you for diving. -Eric V 1 March 2018“PADI Open Water Diving certification” One of the best experience in my life! European style of service, polite staff, professional attitude and lots of real fun! Just an awesome people! Thank you very much Ali to been such a competent teacher, thank you Islam to take care of me at every dive, thank you Muhammad for your kind smile at any time, from the bottom of my heart thank you guys for an absolutely stunning vacation! Want to come back again and again!!! -Kseniya K 3 October 2015“TOP DIVE CENTRE” Went to sharm in September this year and did my diving with Mr diver. So far I've been to egypt 4 times and they are by far the best! Enjoyed every moment! Thanks to all the staff who made it so enjoyable Will be recommending you to anyone I know going to sharm! Great diving experience! -Tom A 17 September 2015“Highly Professional Dive Centre” Dived with several dive centres in Sharm but this one takes the biscuit! My dive plan was all sorted before I left the UK and everything ran like clockwork. Thanks to all staff for their hard work and making my trip one to remember - I'll definitely be back soon. -Dave J 7 September 2015“Best Diving Experience” I visited sharm in last week of august, I didn't dive for a long time, may be for 2 years. I enjoyed my diving experience and i really appreciate the professionalism of the whole stuff. My son completed PADI SCUBA Diver course and he loved it and enjoyed it too. It was fun and a recommend Mister Diver Diving centre to all divers visiting Sharm ElSheikh. -AhmedElfouly Read all reviews from TripAdvisor Post navigation 1 Next
For those who would love to continue professional education in Diving after the Divemaster and would like to teach Diving Courses to others, in the IDC course you learn everything you need for it. The IDC is conducted by a Course Director at Mister Diver Diving Resort and 5 stars IDC center. If you are interested to do this course, we would love to discuss all the details with you. There has to be minimum 3 people to start this course. After finishing the IDC you have to participate the IE (Instructor Examination) (Dive professionals who hold an instructor rating with another diving organization may be eligible to enroll directly in the OWSI program. This recognizes prior instructor training and provides a path to become a PADI Instructor.) Requirements A PADI Divemaster who has been a certified diver for six months may enroll in the PADI Instructor Development Course At least 60 logged dives and 100 dives to attend an IE Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months A medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months You also need to be an Emergency First Response Instructor, but you can earn this rating during your instructor training The Learning Materials You Need The IDC crew pack includes: Candidate Workbook Instructor Manual Confinedand Open Water Training slates Confinedand Open WaterAquaticCue Cards and RDP In addition you will need your own Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving and Diving Knowledge Workbook What’s an IE? An Instructor Examination (IE) is a two-day evaluative program that tests an instructor candidate’s teachingability, dive theory knowledge, skill level, understanding of the PADI System, and attitude and professionalism. PADI IEs are standardized and conducted by specially trained PADI Instructor Examiners. Live the Dream – Teach Diving Who should take this course? If you like people, have a passion for scuba diving and want an extraordinary life – become a PADI Instructor. Teaching scuba diving allows you to share your love of the aquatic world with others while doing what you enjoy – being in, around and under water. PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors and PADI Assistant Instructors are the most sought-after dive professionals around the world because they’ve completed the program that sets the standard for training dive professionals. You earn a PADI Instructor rating through hard work and commitment, but you’re rewarded with a job that lets you share incredible underwater adventures with others – transforming their lives for the better and enriching yours. Are you ready to join the ranks of the dedicated professionals who teach the world’s most progressive and popular scuba diver education programs? Then Go PROSM with an Instructor Development Course. The Instructor Development Course (IDC) is made up of two parts – the Assistant Instructor (AI) course and the Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) program. Most dive professionals complete the entire IDC and go on to attend an Instructor Examination (IE), which is the final step to earn a PADI Instructor certification. Successfully completing just the AI course results in a PADI Assistant Instructor qualification. When an AI is ready to progress, attending an OWSI program allows entry into an IE to earn a full PADI Instructor rating. Dive professionals who hold an instructor rating with another diver training organization may be eligible to enroll directly in the OWSI program. This recognizes prior instructor training and provides a path to become a PADI Instructor. A PADI Divemaster who has been a certified diver for six months may enroll in the PADI Instructor Development Course. You also need: At least 60 logged dives and 100 dives to attend an IE. Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months. A medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months You also need to be an Emergency First Response Instructor, but you can earn this rating during your instructor training. What will you learn? Over a minimum of five days, but usually more like seven, the IDC teaches you to conduct all PADI core courses. You’ll be able to organize and present information, conduct skill development sessions and control open water dives. Basically, you become a better public speaker and get really good at demonstrating skills while watching out for student diver safety. Key topics include: PADI Standards and Procedures for courses you can teach with in water workshops Learning, Instruction and the PADI System Risk Management and Diver Safety The Business of Diving and your role as an instructor Marketing Diving and Sales Counseling You may be able to get college credit or the Assistant Instructor course and Instructor Development Course. How can you start learning now? Register for IDC Online – PADI’s eLearning option that lets you study independently at your own pace before class. There are nine interactive knowledge development sections. Prestudy online saves classroom time, which allows more time for practicing the skills that distinguish you as a PADI Instructor. Also, sign up for Dive Theory Online, if you haven’t already completed it or it’s been more than a year since you went through it. The program is a straightforward review of dive physics, physiology, skills, equipment and environment, plus using the Recreational Dive Planner (RDP). By successfully completing Dive Theory Online, you can get credit for the dive theory exam requirement during your IDC. Visit a PADI Five Star Instructor Development Center or Resort to ask about an IDC. Also, view the Instructor Development Calendar. What’s an IE? An Instructor Examination (IE) is a two-day evaluative program that tests an instructor candidate’s teaching ability, dive theory knowledge, skill level, understanding of the PADI System, and attitude and professionalism. PADI IEs are standardized and conducted by specially trained PADI Instructor Examiners. The IE location, testing environment and examination sessions are organized to be as objective as possible to fairly and consistently evaluate a candidate’s abilities. Only those who meet the IE performance requirements earn the respected PADI Instructor certification. There is a fee for attending an IE. View the Instructor Examination Calendar. Learn More See what PADI Pros have to say about living the dream. Next Step Become a PADI Instructor: Register for IDC Onlineand start learning right away. Enroll in a PADI IDC, Assistant Instructor course or OWSI program at your PADI Five Star Instructor Development Center or Resort. Browse the PADI Course Catalog. Download a Medical Statement and Questionnaire (pdf).
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Technical DivingTechnical Diving
Scuba divers get to explore parts of the world that most people will never have the opportunity of seeing other than maybe in a documentary. But even divers are sometimes limited to where they can go and what they can see. PADI TecRec courses can open up opportunities to experience new dive sites and areas beyond the recreational realm. Started in the form of cave diving, technical scuba diving takes divers beyond the typical recreational limits and allows them to do more. Typically, one or more of the following has to occur for a dive to be considered technical diving: Diving beyond 40 meters/130 feet deep. Required stage decompression. Diving in an overhead environment beyond 40 linear meters/130 linear feet of the surface. Accelerated decompression and or the use of variable gas mixtures during the dive. Simply put, to explore where few people can. As a technical diver, you would get to see amazing wrecks that are hidden away and untouched, as well as marine life that don’t live in your typical diving zone. Other people simply like the hard work and want to be challenged. For them, the more effort and planning they put into their dives, the greater the reward. So how do you get started? Divers who are interested in getting involved in technical diving can get the training and knowledge they need through PADI TecRec courses. Each course level will introduce you to new gear, planning and procedures that are necessary for the diving limit. In these courses, you’ll start as a beginner, but when finished, will be a qualified PADI TecRec diver able to beyond recreational levels.