PADI Diving Courses

 

 

Discover Scuba Diving (Try Dive £29)

PADI Discover Scuba Diving (Try Dive)

See for yourself what scuba diving is all about!.....Try a Discover Scuba Diving experience.

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater. If you want to find out but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving will let you try scuba to see if you like it.

While not an actual scuba certification, during the Discover Scuba Diving experience you’ll learn how to use scuba equipment in shallow water and get a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world. The whole experience last for around 2.5  hrs intotal .

There is nothing like breathing underwater for the very first time. It takes a little getting used to – after all, human beings weren’t designed to do that – but after a few minutes of awestruck wonder, most participants realize how easy scuba diving really is. The biggest challenge instructors have with the Discover Scuba Diving program is not coaxing participants into the water, but coaxing them out when the program is over.

The fun part?  -  It’s all fun!....Experience scuba diving under close supervision with one of our highly training and qualified Padi Diving Instructors. If you’re like most people, you will be hooked after your first breath underwater

What You Learn - 

You learn the basics you need to dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional. One thing you’ll learn is that you really can breathe underwater.

Learn some basic skills and safety rules that will carry over to your full scuba certification course when you take the next step.

The Scuba Gear You Use

All the equipment you will need is included in a Discover Scuba Diving experience. You’ll use all the basic scuba gear including a mask , snorkel and fins, a buoyancy compensating jacket that also carries your scuba tank, a scuba regulator to breathe from and instrumentation to monitor depth and air supply. You might also wear a scuba wetsuit or a weight system all we ask is you bring a towel , swimwear and a t-shirt.

Prerequisites To take Discover Scuba Diving,

You must be: At least 10 years old and comfortable in water..

Please note - date /  time and event duration vary with venues being used , but in general take around 2.5 hrs , please contact us for futher info.

Cost is £29 - Call 07889 821266 for further deatils and booking info

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Open Water Course (£395)

PADI Open Water Course

What You Learn

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases: 

  • Knowledge Development  online  home study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
  • 5 Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
  • 4 Open Water Dives to review your skills and explore! 

If you’ve tried diving through a Discover Scuba Diving experience , the skills you learned may be credited towards a portion of the full PADI Open Water Diver course certification.

Prerequisites
To enroll in the PADI Open Diver course or Junior Open Water Diver course, you must 

  • Be 10 years or older (PADI eLearning requires an extra registration step for students under 13 years due to international internet laws

The Fun Part

The fun part about this course is . . . well, just about all of it because learning to dive is incredible. You  Breathe Underwater  for the first time (something you’ll never forget) and learn what you need to know to become a certified diver. During the course, you’ll make at least five pool dives and four dives at local dive sites under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.

COST £395 - CALL 07889 821266 FOR FURTHER DETAILS

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Advanced Open Water Course (£295)

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course

Exploration, Excitement, Experiences. They’re what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. And no, you don’t have to be “advanced” to take it – it’s designed so you can go straight into it after the  Open water diver course - The Advanced Open Water Diver course helps you increase your confidence and build your scuba skills so you can become more comfortable in the water. This is a great way to get more dives under your belt while continuing to learn under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. This course builds on what you’ve learned and develops new capabilities by introducing you to new activities and new ways to have fun scuba diving.

 You’ll hone your skills by completing five adventure dives that introduce you to:

  • Underwater navigation
  • deeper water diving (typically anywhere from 18-30 metres/ 60-100 feet)
  • A sampler of three more Adventure Dives of your choice  

The Fun Part: Your Choice

One reason you’ll love the Advanced Open Water Diver course is that you and your instructor choose from 15 types of Adventure Dives to complete your course. You can try your hand at  digital underwater phoyography ,wreck diving, dpv diving, peak performance bouyancy  and much more.

  • Get credit! Each Adventure Dive in the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course may credit toward the first dive of the corresponding PADI Specialty Diver course. 
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  • Prerequisites
    To take this course, you must be:
  • A  Padi Open water Diver  (or qualifying certification from another training organization)
  • 15 years old (12 for Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)

Start the  Advanced Open Water Diver Course Online
PADI Advanced  Open Water Diver course is part of PADI eLearning®. The Advanced  Open water diver course online gets you started right now with the background information you need for the seven of the most popular Adventure Dives (though you and your instructor can still choose any of the Adventure Dives.) 

What You Learn

The knowledge and skills you get in the  Advanced  Open water course vary with your interest and the adventures you have, but include

  • Practical aspects of deep diving
  • Physiological effects of deeper scuba diving.
  • More ways to use your underwater compass
  • How to navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time
  • How to better use your dive computers and electronic Recreational Dive PlannerTM (eRDPTM)
  • And much, much more, depending on the Adventure Dives you choose

The Scuba Gear You Use
You use all the basisc scuba gear including your underwater compass. Depending on which three adventure dives you pick, you may also try out underwater photography equipment , DPVs (underwater scooters), a dive light a dry suit , lift bags, a dive flag/float  or other specialty gear.

The Learning Materials You Need
PADI’s Adventures in Diving Manual and DVD provide information on more than 16 types of speciality diving   You’ll use them as a guidebook to improve your diving skills and prepare for new experiences and adventures.

Curious about night diving ? Flip to the night diving chapter. Once you’ve previewed the skills, your instructor will guide you on your first night diving adventure. Having trouble withunderwater navigation ? Review the underwater navigation section then sign up for the Navgation Adventure Dive with your PADI Instructor.

COST £295 - CALL 07889 821266 FOR FURTHER DETAILS

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Nitrox / Enriched Air Course (£145)

PADI Enriched Air Nitrox course

The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADI’s most popular specialty scuba diving course, and it’s easy to see why. Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression dive time. This means more time underwater, especially on repetitive scuba dives.

The Fun Part

You can typically stay down longer and get back the water sooner. No wonder many divers choose this as their very first specialty.

 

What You Learn

  • Techniques for getting more dive time by using enriched air nitrox
  • Enriched air scuba diving equipment considerations
  • Enriched air considerations, including managing oxygen exposure, how to tell what’s in your scuba tank and how to set your dive computer

 COST £145 - CALL 07889 821266 FOR FURTHER DETAILS

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Wreck Diver Course (£225)

PADI Wreck Diver Course

Whether sunk on purpose as an artificial reef or the result of mishap, wrecks open fascinating windows to the past. Most divers find wrecked ships, airplanes and even automobiles nearly irresistible because they’re intriguing to explore, exciting avenues of discovery, and usually teeming with aquatic life. The PADI Wreck Diver course teaches you the ins and outs of rewarding, responsible wreck diving.

The Fun Part

The fun part of the PADI 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. Sometimes, only the trained, experienced eye recognizes that a small hole or open door likely caused the vessel’s demise.

  What You Learn

  • Techniques for diving exploring shipwrecks, and how to avoid common hazards
  • How to research and learn the background of your favorite wrecks
  • Wreck scuba diving equipment considerations
  • Considerations and techniques for entering intact wrecks
  • Experience in planning, organizing and making at least four wreck dives under the supervision of your PADI Instructor

COST £225 - CALL 07889 821266 FOR FURTHER DETAILS

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Peak Performance Bouyancy Course (149)

PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy

What is neutral buoyancy? Scuba divers like to be neutrally buoyant so they neither sink nor float. It can be a tricky thing. Divers who’ve mastered the highest performance levels in buoyancy stand apart. You’ve seen them underwater. They glide effortlessly, use less air and ascend, descend or hover, almost as if by thought. They interact gently with aquatic life and affect their surroundings minimally. The PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy course refines the basic skills you learned as a Padi open Water Diver and elevates them to the next level.

The Fun Part

The fun part of this course is giving your dive skills a polish you may not have thought possible.

What You Learn

  • How to trim your scuba gear so you’re perfectly balanced in the water
  • Nuances in determining weight so you’re not too light nor too heavy by even a slight degree
  • How to streamline to save air and move smoothly through the water
  • How to hover effortlessly in both a vertical position and a horizontal position

COST £149 - CALL 07889 821266 FOR FURTHER DETAILS

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Dry Suit Diver Course (£175)

PADI Dry Suit Diver course

Wanna stay warm and toasty on a dive? Then dive dry. Yes! Unlike a wetsuit, a dry suit seals you off from the outside water and that keeps you warm! Even in surprisingly cold water.

The Fun Part

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. Get introduced to the different types of suits so you can make a very informed decision if considering purchasing a dry suit. You learn:

  • Dry suit buoyancy control skills
  • Dry suit maintenance, storage and basic repair
  • Undergarment (fleece or overall-type garments worn under the dry suit) options

 

Practical skills you’ll master in this course:

  • Dry Suit Familiarization
  • Safety Checks
  • Entry Techniques
  • Bubble Check
  • Buoyancy Check
  • Descent techniques
  • Fin Pivot
  • Hover
  • Excess gas in feet emergency roll drill
  • Stuck inflator emergency drill
  • Stuck exhaust valve emergency drill
  • Ascent procedure· Remove and replace scuba unit and weight belt on the surface
  • Exit techniques· Removal of dry suit, storage and maintenance

 

 COST £175 - CALL 07889 821266 FOR FURTHER DETAILS

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Deep Diver Course (£225)

PADI Deep Diver Course

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 dives.

The Fun Part

The fun part about this course is the opportunity to explore the deep. It’s exhilarating.

What You Learn

  • Techniques for diving in the deeper  range of 18-40 metres/ 60-130 feet
    Deep scuba diving equipment considerations
  • Experience in planning, organizing and making at least four deep dives under the supervision of your PADI Instructor

 

What You Learn

  • Techniques for diving in the deeper  range of 18-40 metres/ 60-130 feet
    Deep scuba diving equipment considerations
  • Experience in planning, organizing and making at least four deep dives under the supervision of your PADI Instructor

COST £225 - CALL 07889 821266 FOR FURTHER DETAILS

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Boat Diver Course (£149)

PADI Boat Diver Course

Whether you’ve never made a boat dive or you’ve logged dozens, the PADI Boat Diver Specialty course can benefit almost every diver because different boats in different parts of the world do things differently.

The Fun Part

Diving from a boat is fun, especially when you look at ease when maneuvering around on it. It’s fun to know what you’re doing.

What You Learn

Learn the tips, tricks and ways to

  • Dive from boats ranging from small inflatables to giant live-aboards :
  • how they differ from place to place

  • gain experience and training from diving on boats in your local area

  • Safely enter and exit the water :
  • sometimes it’s better to hand your gear up to the crew and then climb in the boat

  • sometimes you just take off your fins and weights and walk up the ladder

  • Stow your gear in the most appropriate areas
  • Use surface lines to initiate or conclude your dives.
  • Locate basic boat safety equipment 

COST £149 (PLUS ADDITIONAL BOAT FEES) - CALL 07889 821266 FOR FURTHER DETAILS

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Drift Diver Course (£149)

PADI Drift Diver Course

The PADI Drift Diver Specialty course introduces you to the coolest magic carpet ride you’ll ever experience. This course shows you how to enjoy rivers and ocean currents by “going with the flow,” staying with your dive partner, communicating with the dive boat and knowing where you are the whole time.

The Fun Part

Drift Diving is nearly effortless and relaxing. You simply glide along and enjoy the rush of flying underwater while the current does the work.

What You Learn

During your PADI Drift Diver certification course, you learn about:

  • Planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of drift diving
  • An introduction to drift diving equipment -- floats, lines, reels
  • Buoyancy-control, navigation and communication for drift diving
  • Site selection and overview of aquatic currents – causes and effects
  • Techniques for staying close to a buddy or together as a group

COST £149 (PLUS ADDITIONAL BOAT FEES) - CALL 07889 821266 FOR FURTHER DETAILS

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Smb Diver (£149)

PADI S.M.B. Diver Course

Whether you’re planning on coastal diving here in the UK or on your holiday, having a Surface Marker Buoy (SMB) will increase your safety and comfort and will alert boat traffic and other divers to your location.

If you’re ever involved in drift diving from a boat then a delayed SMB will allow your boat skipper to follow your dive and pick you up promptly upon surfacing. They are also a great visual reference on your ascents too.

The PADI SMB specialty course will teach you the safest and easiest techniques to efficiently deploy a delayed SMB whilst static underwater and also whilst swimming.

Course Content

The course consists of a knowledge development presentation and 2 open water dives which will cover:

  • Why use a DSMB / SMB?
  • Tides and currents
  • Types of Surface Marker Buoys
  • Types of reels
  • Methods of delayed SMB deployment
  • Risks and hazards of SMB use
  • Preparing the delayed SMB for use

Open Water Dives

Students must complete 2 Open Water dives to certify as a PADI SMB Diver. During these dives students will demonstrate the ability to deploy a surface marker buoy from both a stationary and hovering position, as well as using the SMB line as an ascent reference.

Course Prerequisites

Students must be certified as a Padi Open Water Diver Junior Open water Diver or have a qualifying certification from another training organization.

Minimum age is 12.

COST £149 - PLEASE CALL 07889 821266 FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

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Night Diver Course (£225)

PADI Night Diver Course

As the sun sets, you don your  dive gear, slip on your scuba mask and bite down on your dive regulator. A deep breath and you  step off the boat  – into the underwater night. Although you’ve seen this reef many times before, this time you drop into a whole new world and watch it come to life under the glow of your dive light.

 The Fun Part

Introduce yourself to the whole new cast of critters that comes out after the sun goes down. See your favorite dive sites from a whole new perspective at night.

What You Learn

 Night dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques and potential problems

  • How to control your bouyancy at night
  • Entries, exits and underwater navigation at night
  • Nocturnal aquatic life, since many of the plants and animals you'll see are different

COST £225 - CALL 07889 821266 FOR FURTHER DETAILS

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Search and Recovery Diver (£195)

PADI Search and Recovery Diver Course

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.

The Fun Part

Find lost items and lift them to the surface. It’s fun to use the lift bag. Not only are these skills fun, but very practical and ultimately useful because eventually, you’ll lose something in the water. As a Search and Recovery Diver, you’ll know how to search for and recover it.

 

What You Learn

  • Search and recovery dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques and how to deal with potential problems
  • How to locate large and small objects using search patterns
  • How to use a lift bag and other recovery methods
  • Limited visibility search techniques

COST £195 - CALL 07889 821266 FOR FURTHER DETAILS

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Navigation Diver Course (£149)

PADI Underwater Navigator Course

Be the diver everyone wants to follow and make your sense of direction legendary with the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course.

The Fun Part

Finding your way is not a matter of luck! When everyone’s buzzing about a reef or checking out a shipwrteck , they’re having a great time – until it’s time to go. Then they turn to you, because as a PADI Underwater Navigator, you know the way back to the boat.

 

What You Learn

Underwater navigation can be challenging, but in the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course, you master the challenge. You learn the tools of the trade, including navigation via natural clues and by compass.

You learn

  • Navigation patterns
  • Natural navigation (without a compass)
  • Compass navigation
  • How to “mark” or relocate a submerged object or position from the surface
  • Underwater map making
  • How to follow irregular courses with the Nav-Finder
  • Dive site relocation
  • How to estimate distance underwater

COST £149 - CALL 07889 821266 FOR FURTHER DETAILS

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Underwater Videographer Course (£185)

PADI Underwater Videographer Course

Other than taking someone diving, there’s only one way to show someone the sounds, motion and dynamics of the underwater world: video.

The Fun Part

Show your  scuba vacation adventures to your friends and family. Use your editing skills to share your clips with the world through YouTube, MySpace, Facebook and more. Use your underwater videos to turn more of your friends into dive buddies.

What You Learn

The PADI Underwater Videographer Specialty course shows you how to create videos that are interesting, entertaining and worth watching again and again.

Selecting, maintaining and caring for your underwater video equipment

  • Videography fundamentals, such as
       · exposure
       · focus
       · shot types
       · moves
       · story line
       · shot sequencing.
  • The post-dive editing process where you take your raw footage and create an underwater masterpiece.

By the time you complete the course, you’ll have gone through the entire basic video production process.

COST £185 - CALL 07889 821266 FOR FURTHER DETAILS

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Underwater Photographer Course (£185)

PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Courses

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. This is why there are actually two PADI underwater photography courses. The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer course gets you going quickly with today modern digital equipment, whether you use a point-and-shoot snap camera or a sophisticated D-SLR like the pros. The PADI Underwater Photographer course is a more traditional photography course designed for conventional film equipment.

The Fun Part

It's a great way to relive the adventures you’ve had. Plus capture images to share with your friends and family.

 

What You Learn

  • How to choose the right underwater camera system for you
  • The PADI SEA method for getting great shots quickly
  • The three primary principles for good underwater photos

COST £185 - CALL 07889 821266 FOR FURTHER DETAILS

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Emergency First Reponse (£99)

Emergency First Response

CPR and First Aid: Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care

First aid and CPR are good skills for anyone involved in adventure sports – just in case. And, you need these skills for the Padi Rescue diver course.

Emergency First Response  is a PADI affiliate that specializes in teaching these lifesaving skills – and they’re for anyone, not just divers. Most PADI Instructors are also Emergency First Response Instructors!

The Fun Part

The fun part about Emergency First Response training is learning serious medical emergency response skills in an upbeat, positive environment. You gain the confidence that you are prepared to help in an emergency.

Scuba diving class practicing CPR

What You Learn in the EFR Primary and Secondary Care Courses

BLS (Basic Life Support) CPR and rescue breathing at the layperson level

  • AED (automated external defibrillator) use (optional)
  • Preventing and caring for shock
  • Spinal injury management
  • Use of barriers to reduce disease transmission risk
  • Basic first aid and first aid kit considerations

 

The Learning Materials You Need

Through a combination of independent study and skill practice with an instructor, you’ll build the confidence and skills to provide basic emergency care. The Primary and Secondary Care Manual and video on DVD preview emergency scenarios and provide step-by-step skill demonstrations.Primary and Secondary Care manual for scuba lessons

The Emergency First Response Care at a Glance card is a quick-reference guide for emergency situations. Designed to fit in a glove compartment or backpack, the Care at a Glance card is an important component for any first-aid or disaster preparedness kit.

To purchase these products, contact your local PADI Instructor,

Prerequisites

To enroll in Emergency First Response courses, you must

  • Care about other people and want to be able to assist them in a medical emergency

COST £99 - CALL 07889 821266 FOR FURTHER DETAILS

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Rescue Diver Course (£275)

The PADI Rescue Diver Course

“Challenging” and “rewarding” best describe the PADI Rescue Diver course. Building upon what you’ve already learned, this course expands on what you already know about how to prevent problems, and how to manage them if they occur.

The Fun Part

The fun part about this course is rising to challenges and mastering them. Most divers find this course both demanding and rewarding, and at the end, say it’s the best course they’ve ever taken.


What You Learn

  • Self rescue
  • Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
  • Emergency management and equipment
  • Rescuing panicked divers
  • Rescuing unresponsive divers

The Scuba Gear You Use

You use all your basic scuba gear  including a dive computer  and accessories

 

Rescue Diver Crew Pak for scuba diving training courseThe Learning Materials You Need

The PADI Rescue Diver crewpak includes all materials required to complete the PADI Rescue Diver course – including a pocket mask. You’ll learn how to think like a rescue diver and preview skills you’ll practice with your PADI Instructor. Once your Rescue Diver course is complete, you can review the DVD to refresh your dive safety skills as needed. This tool box of knowledge and technique will give you the expertise to handle almost any emergency situation.

 

Prerequisites

To enroll in the PADI Rescue Diver course, you must

  • Be 12 years or older
  • Have a PADI Adventure Diver certification (or have a qualifying certification from another organization)
  • Be trained and current for first aid and CPR within the previous two years (Ask your instructor about  Emergency First Response  CPR and first aid courses).

Rescue Diver Online

The PADI Rescue Diver course is the newest addition to the PADI eLearning® family.    Rescue Diver Online  gets you started right away and let's you learn at your own pace and in your own time. Start Now!

Your Next Adventure

After completing CPR and first aid and the PADI Rescue Diver course, you should take the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider course Together, these three courses round out your ability to handle scuba diver emergencies.

COST £275 - CALL 07889 821266 FOR FURTHER DETAILS

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Divemaster Course (£450)

Padi Divemaster Course

Divemasters Wanted! ..Join the Team at Mutiny Diving!

Do you have a deep and abiding passion for diving? Or, do you merely love it with all of your heart? 
By becoming a PADI Divemaster, you align yourself with the largest and most respected dive tribe in the world—that of PADI Professionals. These are PADI Divemasters and Instructors sharing a passion for diving and an active concern for the health of the world’s underwater habitats.  

Looking for the first step in working with scuba as a career? Your adventure into the professional levels of recreational scuba diving begins with the PADI Divemaster program. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, in this program you expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills to the professional level. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers. PADI Divemaster is the prerequisite certification for both the PADI Assistant Instructor and PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor certifications.

What You Learn

During the PADI Divemaster program, you learn dive leadership skills through both classroom and independent study. You complete water skills and stamina exercises, 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. As you progress through your Divemaster course, you’ll expand your diving knowledge, hone you skills and increase your confidence. Then, as a PADI Divemaster, you’ll use these attributes to lead, mentor and motivate other divers and experience the joy of seeing them transformed by the majesty of the the acquatic realm. 

Continue your scuba education to become a more successful PADI Divemaster

Prerequisites

To take this course, you must be:

Other Courses That Will Prepare You for Success as a PADI Divemaster

Here are some suggestions for other PADI courses that will help make you more successful as a PADI Divemaster:

  •  Search and Recovery / Deep Diver (Highly recommended) Boat Diver / EFR Instructor / O2 Provider / Enriched Air Diver / Equipment Specialist / Night Diver / PPB Diver / Underwater Navigator / 

  • Call Chris at Mutiny Diving on 07889 821266 to find out more .