Advanced Training – Specialties

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For most courses, you can access the theory digitally. When this is not possible, we will provide the course manual in hard copy.

        

Advanced Training

SPECIALTIES

Self Reliant 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
  • Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent
  • 100 logged dives; proof of several technical diving abilities
  • A signed Medical Statement

COURSE PLAN:

1 theory lesson and 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 theory session with a practical part and 4 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:

SSI – 2 theory sessions and 3 training dives in the sea
PADI – 2 theory sessions and 4 training dives in the sea

CUSTO:

SSI – 180€
PADI – 230€

Diving with enriched air (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 theory session and a practice test

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:

SSI – 2 theory sessions and 3 training dives in the sea
PADI – 2 theory sessions and 4 training dives in the sea

COST:

SSI – 150€
PADI – 250€

Night Dive

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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:

SSI – 2 theory sessions and 2 training dives
PADI – 2 theory sessions and 3 training dives

COST:

SSI – 150€
PADI – 200€

Drive Dive

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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 and 2 training dives in the sea

COST:

130€

Buoyancy Control

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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:

1 theory session and 2 training dives in the sea

COST:

130€

Emergency Oxygen Provider

emergencyoxygenproviderComo é sabido, a administração de oxigénio é a melhor e mais rápida resposta que se pode dar na maior parte de acidentes que ocorrem no mergulho. Desde os próprios mergulhadores a todos os que lidam directamente com esta actividade devem ter conhecimentos, não só para reconhecer o tipo de emergência, bem como preparar e administrar oxigénio a um mergulhador necessitado.

Esta disciplina adquire um valor acrescentado se for dada em conjunto com o curso PADI Rescue Diver ou Diver Stress & Rescue da SSI, ou até como complemento do Emergency First Response ou React Right.

REQUISITOS:

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PLANO CURRICULAR:

1 sessão teórica e uma sessão com vários exercícios práticos

CUSTO:

90€

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