Deep Diver

PADI DEEP DIVER SPECIALTY

Our Deep Diver program includes four open water dives over two days. deep-book.jpg (31344 bytes)The minimum depth for the deep dives is 60 to 100 feet, with no dive exceeding 130 feet. All dives are conducted within no-decompression limits – deeper dives first.

During our program, you’ll cover risk factors associated with Deep Diving, decompression tables review, safety stops, emergency deco procedures, special equipment, decent lines, buoyancy, flying after diving, altitude diving and orientation to chambers.

 

Covered in this Course:

  • Planning Deep Dives

  • Procedures in Deep Diving

  • Associated Problems, Hazards & Risk Factors

  • Deco Table Review

  • Safety Stops & Emergency Deco Procedures

  • Special Equipment, Descent Lines & Buoyancy Issues

  • Procedures for Flying after Diving

Session One (Open-Water):

  • Dive Briefing

  • Paperwork

  • Short Lecture

  • Dives #1 & #2

Approx. Time: 5 Hrs

 

Session Two (Open-Water):

  • Dive Briefing

  • Dives #3 & #4

  • Review

  • Exam

Approx. Time: 5-10 Hrs
(Depending on whether it’s a Beach or Boat Dive Program)

 

Certification counts toward the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating.

DEEP DIVING CLASS REQUIREMENTS

PREREQUISITE

REQUIRED GEAR

Completion of the PADI Advanced Diver Class or equivalent.

(Minimum age 15 to Register)

 

The Following Equipment is Required for this Specialty Class:

  • Basic Gear (Purchased in OpenWater)
  • Full SCUBA Gear (Rental Available**)
    • Regulator System
    • B. C.
    • Tank
    • Wetsuit & Hood
    • Weight Belt

    Plus the Following needed for all Specialty Classes:

  • Dive Knife & Slate*
  • Compass*
  • Whistle*
  • Dive Bag for Boat Trips*
  • Safety Sausage*

*Note, this Equipment is Required at ALL Dive Shops and is not included in the Class.

**Full SCUBA Gear is available for Rental at a Package Rate of $60 for the Weekend

FOR COMPLETION

  • Attend Class Session and Complete Assignments.
  • Demonstrate Proficiency in Deep Diving & Deep Dive Planning
  • Pass Written Exam

TRAINING OPTIONS

Private – Boat Dives Program
BOAT DIVE PROGRAM

WB01372_.gif (406 bytes)Our most Popular Specialty Program. The Specialty Boat Dives program incorporates about 15 hours of Instruction Customized to your Schedule with Four Supervised Dives to Complete your Specialty Certification.We recommend this Course to Students for Several Reasons:

  1. The most fear for Divers is Fear of the Unknown.  Dive Deep and explore the mysteries of the unknown – You’ll be glad you did!
  2. It will give most divers the “Narcosis” associated with deeper dives under direct supervision.  This is a great way to discover your own Personal Limits.
  3. It allows those with Difficult or Varying Work Schedules to take Specialty Classes.
  4. It gives your Group the ability to take a Private Specialty Class with just your Friends at a comparable Price to Standard “Pre-Scheduled” Courses at other shops
  5. This Course has the Most Varied Schedule Available because you set it!
  6. Smaller class sizes mean more Personalized Attention.

To View How to Build a Class Schedules See Below.

Classes Size of One up to Eight 

Your Course Fee Includes:

  • Customized Course Schedule
  • Tuition Fee
  • PADI Deep Diver Manual
  • PADI Deep Diver Video
  • PADI Specialty Certification Card.
  • (2) Beach Dives with Instructor
  • (2) Boat Dives with Instructor
  • Catalina Island Boat Trip

To book your own “Private” Class please use the following Outline for time allocations:

  • Session #1 (Dives):  – You will need to Dedicate a Half Day. Our Beach Dives are normally arranged early morning when conditions are typically best.  Session normally runs 7 am to Noon.
  • Session #2 (Dives) – You will need to Dedicate a Full Day. Our Boat Trips are scheduled a Year in Advance and can be Viewed Here. Look up any “Shop Boat Dive” and use those dates in planning your Schedule. Session normally runs 6:30 am to 5 pm.

If you need help or have any questions on how to schedule Your Specialty Class Please call or e-mail us and we’ll be happy to walk you through it!

Note, Final Schedules will be determined jointly between Student (s) and Dive Shop based on Boat and Instructor Availability.

Private – Beach Dives Program
BEACH DIVES PROGRAM

WB01372_.gif (406 bytes)Our most Economical Specialty Program. The Specialty Beach Dives program incorporates about 10 hours of Instruction Customized to your Schedule with Four Supervised Dives to Complete your Specialty Certification.We recommend this Course to Students for Several Reasons:

  1. The most fear for Divers is Fear of the Unknown.  Dive Deep and explore the mysteries of the unknown – You’ll be glad you did!
  2. It will give most divers the “Narcosis” associated with deeper dives under direct supervision.  This is a great way to discover your own Personal Limits.
  3. It allows those with Difficult or Varying Work Schedules to take Specialty Classes.
  4. It gives your Group the ability to take a Private Specialty Class with just your Friends at a comparable Price to Standard “Pre-Scheduled” Courses at other shops
  5. This Course has the Most Varied Schedule Available because you set it!
  6. Smaller class sizes mean more Personalized Attention.

To View How to Build a Class Schedules See Below.

Classes Size of One up to Eight 

Your Course Fee Includes:

  • Customized Course Schedule
  • Tuition Fee
  • PADI Deep Diver Manual
  • PADI Deep Diver Video
  • PADI Specialty Certification Card.
  • (4) Beach Dives with Instructor

 

 

To book your own “Private” Class please use the following Outline for time allocations:

  • Session #1 (Dives):  – You will need to Dedicate a Half Day. Our Beach Dives are normally arranged early morning when conditions are typically best.  Session normally runs 7 am to Noon.
  • Session #2 (Dives) – You will need to Dedicate a Half Day. Our Beach Dives are normally arranged early morning when conditions are typically best.  Session normally runs 7 am to Noon.

If you need help or have any questions on how to schedule Your Specialty Class Please call or e-mail us and we’ll be happy to walk you through it!

Note, Final Schedules will be determined jointly between Student (s) and Dive Shop based on Instructor Availability.

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