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Discover Scuba Diving & Scuba Diver Courses: Learn to Dive in One Day with Aquanauts Scuba Classes


Discover Scuba Diver Course

Instructor Gary Tytler shows two new dives the basicsThe Discover Scuba Diving course lets you experience the thrill of diving under the supervision of a PADI Professional in real diving conditions. During your adventure, you'll master some basic concepts and scuba skills and then head off and experience an open water adventure.

This course is designed for those who want to try diving prior to taking a course or for those who don't have the time to do a course but still wish to experience the underwater world.

The course is conducted over one day, the first dive starts in shallow ocean water where you will learn some basic skills to enhance your enjoyment before going on a supervised dive with a PADI instructor. After lunch you'll go off for a pleasure dive, no skills to learn this time, and get to share the sea with such creatures as turtles, eels, nocturnal completely harmless sharks and of course thousands of fish. The maximum depth for this course is 12 metres.

As soon as you Discover Scuba Diving, you're on your way to an internationally recognized certification. That's because you may learn skills used in the PADI Open Water Diver course during your Discover Scuba Diving adventure. If you and your instructor elect to practice these skills, they may be credited toward the PADI Scuba Diver or Open Water Diver certifications

PADI Scuba Diver Certification Course

Gary Tytler shows the regulator exchange to a scuba diver studentThinking of getting certified for an upcoming holiday, but don't have the time to put into a regular diver course? Now there's a quick and easy program designed especially for you! This is your chance to slap on some fins, strap on a mask and experience an intense adventure in a short amount of time.

The Scuba Diver course is designed for those who do not have four days to spare for an Open Water Diver course, but who still wish to get certified. Upon completion of this course you can dive to 12 metres under the supervision of a PADI professional. The course is conducted over two days, and includes some classroom and swimming pool instruction prior to your two dives in open water. All dives are done under direct supervision of a PADI professional.

As a subprogram of the PADI Open Water Diver program, the PADI Scuba Diver rating allows you to get certified quickly and easily by minimizing time constraints. With the PADI Scuba Diver certification you can dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Divemaster, Assistant Instructor, Instructor or higher professional on your next vacation or dive trip.


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