Discover Scuba Diving
PADI Discover Scuba Diving allows you to feel the thrill of diving under the supervision of a PADI Instructor. During your adventure, you'll master some basic skills and concepts of scuba diving, diving into an adventure in open waters.
Open Water Diver
Investing in a good basic course is the first step in his transformation from student to a real diver.
With the PADI Open Water Diver, the most widely recognized and respected category in the world, you have the freedom to dive with a buddy without the supervision of a professional diver, anywhere in the world.
Upon registration, you will receive a complete set of study, containing the course manual and DVD. It is important to read the manual, watch the DVD and do the knowledge of revisions in the manual at the end of each chapter. Perform up until three days before the course begins, so there is enough time to do self-study.
At the end of training, you will be able to dive up to 18 meters deep and receive an international certificate of Open Water Diver PADI.
Minimum age: 10 years
Between 10 and 14 certification is PADI Junior Open Water Diver.
Advanced Open Water Diver
The Adventures in Diving program offers certifications Adventure Diver and Advanced Open Water Diver. If you complete any three adventure dives, you can earn your PADI Adventure Diver certification. If you complete the Deep Dive Adventure, Navigation Adventure Dive and more three Adventure Dives, totaling five dives, you can get the Advanced Open Water Diver certification.
For certification of Advanced Diver, you will do the Deep Adventure Dive and the Navigation Adventure Dive and three from the following, your choice:
Peak Performance Buoyancy;
Search and Recovery;
Emergency First Responder
In this course the classes are mixed with the practices, where students learn basic skills to provide relief when someone needs. Simulations will be presented to the class interact calmly seeking fix the necessary steps. We will see how to perform CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation), how to control bleeding, injuries and illnesses. Learn how to use bandages and splints for fractures and dislocations.
Another developed skill is correct use of an DEA (Defibrillator External Automated), a portable machine, easy to use, it delivers a shock to a victim who has no pulse. Because of the importance of early defibrillation, many companies, government agencies and institutions are placing DEA units in buildings and recreational facilities.
Divers describe the PADI Rescue Diver course as the most challenging and most rewarding to have done. You learn to prevent and manage problems in the water, and become more confident as a diver, knowing that you can help others, if necessary. During the course, you learn to become a better buddy, practicing problem solving skills.
The PADI Rescue Diver course prepare you to handle the diving emergencies, large and small, using a variety of techniques. Through developing knowledge and rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond. During simulated rescue situations, you put into practice their knowledge and skills. Topics include:
- Self rescue
- Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
- Emergency and equipment management
- Rescue divers in panic
- Rescue divers who do not respond
The PADI Rescue Diver Course is usually given together with the Emergency First Responder Course.
The first step in his professional career diving is becoming a PADI divemaster. Working with a PADI Instructor, you'll expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills to become a dive professional. The training for PADI divemaster certification promotes the development of their leadership skills by training you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with students.
In the underwater navigation course you will learn how to navigate using natural landmarks and using the compass. You'll learn how to calculate the distance underwater, follow navigation patterns, and know where you are as you walk a random path.
Search & Recovery
In the course of Search and Recovery Diver Specialty you will learn about planning, organization, procedures, techniques and how to deal with possible problems of search and recovery diving. In addition, you learn how to find large and small objects using search standards, and several ways to bring them to the surface.
Peak Performance Buoyancy
In specialty Peak Performance Buoyancy, you will learn to navigate effortlessly, both vertically and horizontally, saving air and reducing drag. Moreover, it teaches to improve hydrodynamic configuration of your equipment and nuances to define the ideal ballast, so that you do not feel too heavy or too light.
Buoyancy is one of the greatest skills that a diver can win, because it allows more safe and fun dives. It is also essential for the development of new skills, such as performing underwater photography, making the search and retrieval of objects that have fallen into the sea or simply admire that beautiful little fish, hiding among rocks and corals.
Wreck dives are common. Visiting these artificial reefs is simple and accessible to practitioners of activity of any certification level. In some cases we are excited to make "passages" classified as simple, and of course confidence increases and as soon as spoken penetrations are performed.
In specialty Diver Shipwrecks, you learn skills, gain knowledge, and dominates the procedures necessary to dive in shipwrecks.
The equipment is customized to avoid entanglement, or will hinder your navigation in the penetrations. Buoyancy is trained in more demanding levels and the result is extremely positive.
The Nitrox course, is the most popular specialty PADI and provides several advantages one of which is precisely the reduction of nitrogen absorption, on which consequently will increase the no-decompression limits and longer dives. Another benefit is the ability to reduce the surface interval between dives, especially where you can make unlimited dives in one day.
At night dives become more colorful, you do not depend on natural light, their flashlights reflect the colors and a new scenario presents itself. In addition to more colorful, fauna is different from the day, some species have night eating habits and observe them out of their burrows is much more likely.
The Night Diving specialty, teaches how to plan for night dives as well as the equipment and navigation procedures relevant.
The Deep Diving specialty enables the diver to identify the several features involving dives between 18 and 40 meters deep. This depth range features such as consumption, narcosis and lower no-decompression limits, require the diver specific skills, as well as a more complex planning.
The depth Diver course offers you the opportunity to visit areas deep to see things that others can only dream of.
Emergency Oxygen Provider
The Oxygen Provider specialty, teaches how to handle and use oxygen for one person or diver who has suffered an accident or incident.
Dry Suit Diver
Dry suit are great for recreational diving. Technical divers use dry suit because of the longer time underwater. The longer you stay in the water, better thermal protection is needed.
The specialty Dry Suit, teaches buoyancy control skills, maintenance procedures, basic repairs and storage, as well as choose the ideal undergarment.