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ADVANCED OPEN WATER

Enhance your skills even further and increase your opportunities underwater.

As your first step in continuing diving education, the Advanced course improves your skills, comfort, and knowledge underwater. You will take five specialty dives which may include: Deep, Navigation, Underwater Naturalist, Multilevel, and Boat/ or Night Dive (depending upon scheduling). You will read a chapter about each of these specialties and answer knowledge reviews. Advanced and Adventure Diver are the only courses that do not require any quizzes.

  • Maximum # of Students per instructor: 6, usually less.
  • Dives included: 5
  • Number of Days: 2 – 3
  • Includes: Equipment, PADI Advanced manual, PADI certification card.
  • Cost: USD$400.00

ADVENTURE DIVER

Explore all the many underwater adventures Belize has to offer.

An Adventure Diver certification is available for divers who wish to complete three specialty dives instead of five (required for the Advanced certification). Possible specialties include: Deep, Navigation, Underwater Naturalist, Drift, Boat, or Night Dive. You will read a chapter about three of these specialties and answer knowledge reviews.  Advanced and Adventure Diver are the only courses that do not require any quizzes.

  • Maximum # of Students per instructor: 6, usually less.
  • Dives included: 3
  • Number of Days: 1-2
  • Includes: Equipment, use of book, PADI certification card.
  • Cost: USD$240.00

EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONSE, CPR

Save a Life.

Emergency First Response trains you to be an Emergency First Responder in CPR, and First Aid, and fulfills the CPR prerequisite for the Rescue course.

In a four-hour class on the dock, you will learn how to administer emergency care based on the primary care lifeline, and secondary care first aid. You will practice responding to various scenarios including performing CPR on a dummy. No prior experience is required. The course is designed to prepare a layman to manage an emergency scene until an Emergency Medical Service (EMS) arrives to the scene.

  • Maximum # of Students per instructor: 6, usually less.
  • Dives included: 12 rescue scenarios, logged as 5 dives.
  • Number of Days: 1
  • Includes: Medic First Response certification card.
  • Cost: USD$75.00

RESCUE DIVER

Save a Life.

Most divers agree that of all diving education, the Rescue course is the most rewarding. You are making a serious contribution to the diving community, while having a lot of fun learning skills and managing simulated scenarios. We will intersperse “fun diving” within the skill development dives.

Prerequisistes are Advanced Open Water, and a CPR certification within one year of taking the Rescue course. We will loan you a book to review, and you will take quizzes.

  • Maximum # of Students per instructor: 6, usually less.
  • Dives included: 12 rescue scenarios, logged as 5 dives.
  • Number of Days: 3
  • Includes: Equipment, PADI Rescue Diver manual, PADI certification card.
  • Cost: USD$400.00

DIVE MASTER

Become a Master!

The Dive master course is for those divers who plan to work professionally leading dives. A Divemaster in Training (DMT) acts as an intern at the shop, supporting dive trips and student courses. In this capacity, the DMT learns how to prepare logistically for dive trips, act as a boat deckhand, dive in a professional manner, prevent and respond to problems, navigate dive sites, and ultimatley, lead dives and act in a leadership capacity with divers.

In addition, the DMT studies theory books to prepare for exams: Supervising Divers and Students, Divemaster Conducted Programs, Dive Skills and Environment, Decompression Theory and RDP, Physiology, Physics, and Equipment. The DMT must pass various waterskills and stamina swimming tests; demonstrate Open-Water-course skills; map a dive site, and prepare an Emergency Response Plan.

  • Prerequisites include: Rescue, CPR/First Aid, 20 logged dives, a Medical clearance signed by a doctor, and be 18 years of age.
  • Practical Application: stamina, rescue, and assistant to instructor.
  • Maximum # of Students per instructor: 1
  • Dives included: Approximately 60
  • Number of Days: Approximately 30
  • Includes: Rental of equipment, Dives, PADI Dive Master Certification Card.
  • Not Included: Divemaster materials (You will need to contact your nearest PADI dive center or contact PADI to purchase the Divemaster Crew-Pak, product #60020 ) 
  • **60 LOGGED DIVES EXIT REQUIREMENT**
  • Cost: USD$1,400.00