You´ve completed your initial open water diver training, and have been really bitten by the bug!
You want to experience some of the other challenges that Scuba Diving offers and at the same time continue your PADI Diver education.
Well the PADI Adventures in Diving programme is just what you´re looking for.
What is it?
The PADI Adventures in Diving programme is just that, an adventure in diving. The programme takes what you´ve learned in your PADI Open Water Diver course (or for that matter other initial diver training) and builds on it by letting you as the diver experience some of the aspects of scuba diving that interest you.
What do you do?
The PADI Adventures in Diving programme is comprised of the following:
- Academic self study - PADI course materials are very comprehensive and as part of the program you will be issued with a PADI Adventures in Diving Crew-Pak. This pack contains all the manuals and educational tools you will need to complete this programme.
The academic portion of the PADI Adventures in Diving programme is based around individual self study, this means that you complete the sections of the manual that pertain to the dives that you will be doing during this program (which will be decided between you and your instructor). Your instructor will assess your knowledge reviews and provide help when needed.
- Open Water Session - As mentioned earlier this programme is an adventure in diving, to this end the programme is geared toward your interests. To succeed at this programme you will have to complete 5 open water dives (and complete their respective knowledge reviews mentioned above). These dives are split into compulsory and elective dives
- Deep Dive, this open water dive allows you to experience the effect of depth while diving, by taking you beyond the 18m PADI Open Water Diver boundary.
- Underwater Navigator, this open water dives expands on the knowledge you gained through your PADI Open Water Diver course, by teaching you different navigation techniques and distance measurement methods, coupled with more complex navigation exercises.
Elective Dives, for each of the three elective dives you can choose form the PADI Specialty list below.
- Altitude Diver
- Boat Diver
- Drift Diver
- Dry Suit Diver
- Diver Propulsion Vehicle
- Multilevel Diver
- Night Diver
- Peak Performance Buoyancy
- Search and Recovery Diver
- Underwater Naturalist
- Underwater Videographer
- Underwater Photographer
- AWARE Fish Identification
- Wreck Diver
How long does it last?
Typically the PADI Adventures in diving program is based over 1 weekend, (dependent on elective dives chosen). However a schedule can be tailored to your needs.
How much does it cost?
The PADI Open Water Diver course cost £150 per person
- Included in the course:
All Course materials (PADI Adventures in Diving Crew-pak and Certification)
- Not Included in the course:
Dive site entrance fee
Accommodation (dependant on elective dives selected)
What other requirements are there?
You have to be:
10 years or older to be come an Adventure Diver
12 years or older to become an Advanced Open Water diver.
Complete the PADI medical form.
Be a certified PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent.
Have a keen sense of adventure.
What do I need to bring?
- Open Water Sessions - Warm clothing, Towel, swimming costume and Scuba Diving equipment.
When can I do it?
Scubafish run PADI Adventures in Diving programs continually, so when ever your ready to sign up.
What next after this?
Once you´ve completed the PADI Adventures in Diving programme, you can proceed in one of several directions.
Each dive of the PADI Adventures in Diving program is credited as the first dive of each corresponding PADI Specialty. So if you found that PADI Digital Underwater Photographer caught you eye during the program then, well you´re already on your way for the PADI Digital Underwater Photographer specialty certification.
Also if you want to advance your education further then why not try the PADI Rescue Diver course.
To expand your experience you can sign up for a Scubafish diving trip to try some of the wonderful diving the UK has to offer as well as those sites overseas.
How do I book?
You can call Scubafish on 020 8643 4399, of send a booking request through the contact us page.