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Friday 18 August 2017
 

PADI Courses

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1/ Bubble Maker

  • Minimum age:  8
  • Maximum depth:  2 meters
  • Parental authorization required
  • 1:1 ratio (1 student per instructor or diving guide)

2/ Discover Scuba Diving  (DSD)

A: First Dive in a Protected Environment

  • Minimum age: 10
  • Parental authorization required
  • Maximum depth:  6 meters (pool or other protected environment)
  • 4:1 ratio, 2:1 if 2 children are 10/11 years old

B : Optional Dive in a Natural Environment

  • Minimum age:  10
  • Maximum depth:  12 meters

3/ Scuba Diver

For those who are short on time.  3 first dives and Open Water theory course.

A good warm-up for the OW.

  • Maximum depth:  12 meters
  • 4:1 ratio, 2:1 if 2 children 10/11 years old
  • Minimum age:  10

4/ Open Water Junior

  • Minimum age:  10
  • Parental authorization required
  • Maximum depth:  up to 12 years of age 12 meters, 18 meters for older students
  • Not autonomous
  • 4:1 ratio

5/ Open Water

  • Minimum age:  15
  • Parental authorization required for under 18 years of age
  • Maximum depth:  18 meters
  • 4:1 ratio
  • Between 6 and 8 dives
  • At least 4 dives in a natural environment

6/ PADI Seal Team

For experienced divers without level certification, 2 years minimum experience + proof of at least 20 dives.

Divers can have OW by passing the written test and the 4 dives in a natural environment.

7/ Adventure in Diving

  • Maximum depths:  for ages 15 and older: 30 meters /Juniors 12-14 years old : 21 meters/10-11 years old : 12 meters
  • OW Certification or OW Junior
  • Must be at least 15 years of age for nitrox

Different Specialties :

Minimum 10 years of age :
  • Altitude
  • AWARE fish identification
  • Diving from a boat
  • Waterproof garments
  • Underwater naturalist
  • Flotation
  • Photography
  • Video
  • Orientation
Minimum 12 years of age :
  • Derivation
  • Wrecks
  • Night
  • Depth
  • Multilevel with computer
  • Research and recuperation of objects
  • Undersea scooters
Minimum 15 years of age :
  • Nitrox

a/ Adventure Diver

  • Minimum age: 10
  • Number of dives:  your choice of 3 Adventure Dives.  Possibility to continue with the Advanced level by executing the depth and orientation dives
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b/ Avanced Open Water

  • Minimum age : 12 for juniors/15 for regular courses
  • Maximum depth: 21 meters for 12-14 years of age/30 meters for more than 15 years of age
  • Number of dives: 5, 3 dives of choice and 2 obligatory dives (depth and orientation)

8/ Rescue Diver

  • Minimum age:  15/12 for juniors
  • Must have EFR
  • Must be at an Advanced level or have other recognized qualification
  • Number of dives:  4-5

9/ Dive Master

  • Must be Advanced and Rescue Diver
  • Must have at least 20 dives at the beginning of the course
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

*Certification eligibility:

  • Must have succeeded an RCP (EFR) course in the last 24 months
  • Must have valid first aid training
  • Proof of 60 dives at the end of the course