First Steps

  • Advanced Open Water/Advanced Adventure Diver. Learn more about diving by exploring the specialty areas. You’ll participate in a deep dive and a navigation dive as well as 3 other training dives in specialty areas of diving. Interested in photography, sidemount, search and recovery? Try it out! Check out the full listing below.
  • Rescue Diver. Hone your skills and become a better diver, buddy and community member by learning the causes of dive accidents and incidents.

Specialty Certifications

  • Advanced Buoyancy. Mastering buoyancy control and trim are key skills for diving on reefs, in groups, and in overhead environments.  Don’t be “that guy” who kicks up silt and kills corals every dive you make!
  • Boat. Learn Etiquette and procedures for safe boat diving, such as back roll and giant stride entries, and how to safely get back on the boat after your dive is over.
  • Computer.  You learned how to dive on tables in your basic course.  Now, learn how to use your computer to more accurately keep track of your bottom time, no-deco limits, and maximum depth.
  • Deep. Learn to safely dive deeper and become more comfortable under more water.
  • DPV. Zip zoom and vroom across the dive site with a scooter.
  • Drift.  Some of the best dive sites in the world have ripping currents.  Learn how to efficiently use your air and surface safely on drift dives.
  • Dry Suit. Learn how to use a dry suit to dive easier in colder waters.
  • Marine Ecosystem Awareness. Respect underwater life and become an eco-friendly diver by expanding your awareness of the underwater world’s inhabitants.
  • Navigation. Interested in learning dive in complex overhead environments like wrecks and caves? First, take your navigation skills to the next level.
  • Night/Limited Visibility. Learn to be
  • Photography. Learn how to take stunning pictures to share the beauty of the underwater world with your friends while maintaining awareness your buoyancy and air consumption.
  • Research. Learn methods for conducting research gathering underwater.
  • Search and Recovery. Learn how to find underwater treasures (or lost dive gear) and safely bring your finds back to the surface.
  • Shore/Beach.  Learn Etiquette and procedures for safe shore diving.
  • Solo. Learn to how to be a safe, self reliant diver.
  • Underwater Hunter. Want to go on a lion fish hunt in the Caribbean? Start here!
  • Videographer.  Get comfortable with techniques for shooting and editing underwater videos.
  • Wreck.  Learn how to safely explore and respect underwater history.

Deeper Learning

Suggested Advanced Course Work for Cave Diving Progression

  • Sidemount Diver
  • Cavern Diver
  • Introductory Cave Diver
  • Full Cave Diver
  • Advanced Nitrox Diver
  • Equipment Specialist

Suggested Advanced Course Work for Technical Diving Progression

  • Advanced Nitrox
  • Deco Procedures
  • Helitrox
  • Extended Range
  • Trimix
  • Advanced Trimix


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