This is a 1 day program that teaches you the basics of how to properly use snorkeling equipment (i.e. Mask, Fins, Snorkel, Snorkel Vest and Booties), you will start with some topside instruction, and then some pool practice followed by snorkeling in the “Open Water”.
The purpose of this program is to introduce swimmers to the fun of scuba diving under the supervision of a certified scuba Instructor. You will be in a controlled environment starting with a pool and then an open water environment.
This program is designed to provide a controlled training environment for those certified divers who have not had recent diving experience (Some restrictions apply, check with the instructor for the limitations). This program may also be used to upgrade those certified as Junior Open Water Diver to Open Water Diver upon reaching age 15 or above.
This is the first step on your "Life Long Scuba Adventure", you will learn how to plan and execute entry-level recreational dives within their qualification profile. This course of instruction includes from 40 hours of instruction including classroom, pool and open water training/certification.
The Advanced Diver Level 2 course is the next step in the progression of training for a scuba diver that has completed Open Water Scuba Diver certification. The Advanced Diver Level 2 course is easily taught during a trip where a group of students accompany a PDIC instructor for the purpose of experience and enjoyment. The five dives can also easily fit into a weekend.
This course is designed to expand the knowledge and skills of an Open Water diver and includes additional classroom training and adds five additional dives to the diver's experience. Open water diving is the primary objective of this course with classroom training designed to augment the knowledge presented to Open Water divers. Advanced Diver Level 2 is a required part of the prerequisite dives or can be included as a full ten-dive course Your instructor will recommend the additional courses as it relates to your future recreational diving activity.
The SEI/PDIC NITROX specialty program is designed to familiarize the individual diver with the issues and procedures necessary to evaluate the application and utility of using oxygen enriched breathing mixes of 22% to 40% oxygen content for recreational scuba diving. Classroom and Open Water Checkouts are required.
The purpose of the DRAM Rescue Diver specialty course is to provide the knowledge and skills to recognize and take action in the event of a diving accident. This course concentrates on four primary topics: Cognizance, Assessment, Rescue, and Evacuation. DRAM Rescue Diver certification is recommended for all divers and is a prerequisite for all levels of scuba leadership training. Once certified, it is recommended that divers participate in a refresher course at least every two years.
This course and certification is the highest and most prestigious non-leadership rating that may be attained by a PDIC International diver. It is considered the supreme standard of diving excellence and recognition of expert training. This course of instruction is often offered to students over a period of time rather than in a formal class environment. In this way students can build knowledge and skills while meeting all the completion requirements including other specialty courses. By taking Advanced Diver Level 2 and/or Level 3 courses and making at least 15 dives on the diver’s own, and ten dives during the program, a total of at least 40 dives is logged.
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