Specialities

See how you can proceed in your dive training!

We will give you a short description of the available courses.
For most courses, you can access the theory digitally.

SPECIALITIES

Independent Diver

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Although diving is not an activity which should be done alone, there might be situations when a diver will have to dive without a buddy. In this speciality course you will learn about the potential risks of solo diving as well as the importance of the support equipment. You will take part in exercises, which will give you a greater autonomy and self-reliance and furthermore make you a more experienced and buddy in a normal buddy pair.

PREREQUISITES:

  • 18 yrs of age
  • Master Diver or equivalent
  • 75 logged dives; proof of several technical diving abilities
  • Signed Medical Statement

COURSE PLAN:

  • 1 theory lesson
  • 3 training dives in the sea

COST:

    300€

Sidemount Diver

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You will see that diving with one or two tanks at your side instead of one on your back will give you a different type of freedom. Try to enter the water without our gear and putting it on effortlessly after receiving it!

You will learn how to select and assemble your side-mount equipment, find your correct balance and positioning in the water, to solve problems which might occur with side-mount diving and, what is most fun, discover the freedom of movement which this discipline offers you.

PREREQUISITES:

COURSE PLAN:

  • 1 theoretical/practicall session
  • 3 training dives in the sea

COST:

    300€

Deep Diver

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You will learn the necessary safetytechniques, knowledge and abilities to participate in dives deeper than 18m. After completion of this speciality course you will be trained as to be able to dive up to a depth of 40m as a recreational diver.

PREREQUISITES:

COURSE PLAN:

  • 1 theory session
  • 3 training dives in the se

CUSTO:

    220€

Enriched Air Diver (Nitrox)

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Within a short while diving with oxygen-enriched air (NITROX) will be the most widely used type of diving. You feel less tired after repetitive dives, and you can increase the non-decompression times and shorten the surface intervals which are the main advantages of diving with these gas mixtures. You will need a certification for this discipline.

PREREQUISITES:

  • 12 yrs. or older
  • Open Water Diver or equivalent

COURSE PLAN:

  • 1 theoretical/pratical session
  • 2 training dives in the sea

COST:

    150€ Nitrox for free!! This means that the supplement Nitrox for your dives with us during your holiday will be a free offer from us.

Wreck and Sunken Wreckage Diver

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This is one of the most spectacular specialities you can learn. You will learn to identify the principal characteristics and special safety measures you will have to observe when wreck or underwater debris diving, the different navigation techniques, the use of the reel and line, dive torches and extra air tanks, diving in reduced visibility and maybe penetration into spaces without direct access to the surface.

PREREQUISITES:

COURSE PLAN:

  • 2 training dives in the sea

COST:

    150€

Night & Limited Visibility

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What first gave you the idea to do a night dive? The techniques in this speciality differ from the ones in daylight diving.  This course introduces you to the challenge of underwater navigation and allows you to plan your own night dive.

PREREQUISITES:

COURSE PLAN:

  • 2 training dives in the sea

COST:

    180€

Waves, tides & Currents

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This course prepares you to dive in currents or places with a rising and falling water level as well as at sites with different entry and exit points. You will learn the steps to undertake to keep a group together, evaluate exit points, give assistance on the surface and, above all, enjoy “riding a current”.

PREREQUISITES:

COURSE PLAN:

  • 1 theory session
  • 2 training dives in the sea

COST:

    150€

Perfect Buoyancy

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A good buoyancy control is the basis for a relaxing and fun dive. The perfect use of the BCD, the different ways of propulsion and the realisation of how your breathing influences your diving are the objectives of this speciality.

PREREQUISITES:

COURSE PLAN:

  • 2 training dives in the sea

COST:

    150€

Underwater Navigation

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The reduction of the anxiety over losing orientation which might occur during a dive, the optimization of the dive planning and a better use of what the dive offers you are some of the advantages which this underwater navigation and orientation speciality offers you. You will better observe your surroundings and the use of the compass gives you a clear picture where you are, where you want to go and how to find your entry point again.

PREREQUISITES:

COURSE PLAN:

  • 2 training dives in the sea

COST:

    150€

React Right (First Aid)

React Right

With a structure completely different from the other courses, this one doesn’t require a specific minimum age nor is it aimed only at divers. It provides information on how to carry out basic life support and first aid procedures, which can be useful until the arrival of a medical emergency team. In this course you will learn and realise the importance of being able to apply this knowledge in many situations, including diving.

PREREQUISITES:

None

COURSE PLAN:

  • 1 theory session
  • 2 pratical sessions

COST:

    100€

Stress & Rescue

Stress and Rescue

You already thought about of what to do to help a diver in difficulties. These courses, will help you to identify these situations and help you to act accordingly. The SSI course counts as a speciality. They give you the basic information on diving while paying more attention to others. With many pool and sea exercises, including participating in simulated rescues you will feel much more confident in your ability to help if you or others are ever in difficulties.

PREREQUISITES:

  • 12 years of age
  • Open Water Diver or equivalent
  • React Right or equivalente less than two years old
  • Signed Medical Statement

COURSE PLAN:

  • 1 theory session
  • 3 training dives in the se

COST:

    300€

Science of Diving

Science of Diving

This program provides an in-depth and detailed study of physics, physiology, decompression theory, the aquatic environment and diving equipment.

PREREQUISITES:

None

COURSE PLAN:

  • 1 theory session

COST:

    100€

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