PADI Specialty Classes

The purpose of the PADI Specialty Diver Courses is to familiarize divers with the skills, knowledge, planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards for various special-interest areas in diving. Complete five Specialty Dives Course and you are on your way to becoming a
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Click on a title below for more information about each Specialty.

Any Specialty Class is available at Dutch Springs Any weekend May - October 2016

Digital Underwater Photographer Course

Digital Underwater Photographer Course:

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Underwater photography is one of the most popular diving specialties, and the rise of digital underwater photography has made it easier and more fun than ever. The Digital Underwater Photographer course gets you going quickly with today's modern digital equipment, whether you use a point-and-shoot snap camera or a sophisticated D-SLR like the pros. The fun part about this course is learning to capture images to share with your friends and family. It’s a great way to relive the adventures you’ve had underwater.

2

150.00

 
 
Deep Diver Course

Deep Diver Course:

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After your first few scuba dives, you soon want to explore a bit deeper. There’s something exciting and mysterious about the depth that attracts divers. The fun part about this course is the opportunity to explore the deep. It’s exhilarating. You will learn techniques for diving in the deeper range of 60-130 feet, planning, organizing and deep scuba diving equipment considerations.

4

190.00



Dry Suit Diver

Dry Suit Diver

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Stay warm and toasty on a dive? Then dive dry. A dry suit seals you off from the outside water and that keeps you warm! Even in cold water.

Dry suits let you dive more challenging dive sites, and extend your dive season. When you have the right cold water scuba diving attire, you can stand up to the elements and take advantage of the generally better visibility offered by winter months—especially at inland dive sites such as quarries, lakes, sinkholes and caves etc. As a dry suit diver, you’re equipped to scuba dive some of the world’s incredible dive sites in the world’s cooler regions that are best enjoyed in a dry suit even in their warmer months.

What You Learn

Gain the knowledge and skills to safely don, dive with, doff and store a dry-suit.
Dry suit buoyancy control skills
Dry suit maintenance, storage and basic repair
Undergarment (fleece or overall-type garments worn under the dry suit) options

2

95.00



 

Enriched Air Course

Enriched Air Course

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Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression dive time. This means more time underwater, especially on repetitive scuba dives. You can typically stay down longer and get back the water sooner. No wonder many divers choose this as their very first specialty.

2

220.00

 
   
Multilevel Course

Multilevel Course

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of Dives

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The purpose of the PADI Multilevel Diver Specialty course is to familiarize divers with the theory, skills, knowledge, planning, organization, procedures, hazards, benefits and enjoyment of multilevel diving with The eRDPml and/or with modern dive computers

2

95.00

 
   
Night Course

Night Course

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Is it natural curiosity? Is it getting a new look at the familiar? Could it be the vibrant changing colors of aquatic life? Or, is it just because you can, that night diving is so popular? Whatever the motivation to dive at night - you’ll find that the environment is quite different.

3

150.00



Peak Performance Buoyancy Course

Peak Performance Buoyancy Course

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of Dives

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per Diver

The purpose of this course is to polish a diver’s buoyancy control beyond the Open Water Diver level. The goal of PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy training is to enhance the student diver’s buoyancy control abilities through knowledge development and practical skills practice.

2

95.00



Search and Recovery Course

Search and Recovery Course

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of Dives

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per Diver

Have you ever dropped something in the water? Are you looking for lost “treasure”? The PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specialty course will teach you effective ways to find objects underwater and bring them to the surface. Small, large or just awkward, there is a way to bring them up.

4

190.00


   
Underwater Navigator Course

Underwater Navigator Course

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of Dives

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per Diver

The best way to learn underwater navigation procedures and to apply them is by doing it. This course philosophy therefore, expands student diver knowledge about environmental clues that help them to navigate, how to use a compass for precision, patterns that aid navigation, navigational instruments and how to interact responsibly with the aquatic life they’ll see while navigating underwater.

3

150.00


   
Wreck Diver

Wreck Diver

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The fun part of the Wreck Diver course is visiting wrecks, unlocking mysteries and starting to gain the knowledge and experience that allows you to see things that others overlook.

You will earn techniques for diving exploring shipwrecks, and how to avoid common hazards. Wreck scuba diving equipment considerations and techniques for entering intact wrecks

4

190.00