Entry level Open Water Diver Course available through,
NAUI, PADI, & SSI
Selecting an instructor for your diving education is
something you should not take lightly. At all skill
levels the most important factor is the instructor not
the agency that makes the difference in how much your
get from the course.
Scuba diving is serious fun and we want you to enjoy
it as much as we do. Our entry-level scuba programs
are designed to get you, your family and friends into
the water as quickly as possible, while at the same
time, satisfying your individual training needs.
In multiple pool and open water sessions, you will practice
scuba skills. Through Repetition teaching method. Some
of the skills you will learn include:
•Moving in the water with ease
•Breathing normally under water
•Controlling buoyancy so you neither descend nor
•The easiest ways to enter and exit the water
•Getting water out of your mask or mask clearing
We provide the gear for all of your open water course
as part of the fee, we recommend that you invest in
your own mask, fins and snorkel when you start diving
in the Open Water Diver course because these have a
personal fit for you. Your Instructor will help you
choose ones that have the fit and features best suited
for the entry level diver consists of three two
hour classroom sessions.
Three two hour pool sessions.
practice dive in the fresh water springs.
One supervised dive trip in the Gulf.
Meeting your personal objectives is our goal. Whether
your goal is to dive on shallow water reefs, deep water
wrecks, or any other type of diving, we can create a training
program just for you and get you started on a lifetime
of exciting adventure in diving.
NAUI is the world's oldest, most respected and second
largest diver training agency in the world. Established
in 1959 as a not-for-profit membership association and
organized solely to support and promote Dive Safety Through
Education, We offer a full range of training programs
from Skin Diver through assistant Instructor , with dozens
of specialty courses including Nitrox and technical diving.
Courses Available through PCDC
Open Water Scuba Diver
Advanced Open Water Scuba Diver - EANx (Nitrox) Diver
- Advanced EANx (Nitrox) Diver - Deep Air Diver - Referrals
Nitrox Resort Diver This program is designed to provide
recreational divers with an introductory experience
to the benefits of EANx diving. The diver may elect
to dive the "mix" on EANx tables or conservatively
using their dive computers on air tables with an added
diver safety margin. The program does not certify divers
as EANx divers and does not count toward EANx Diver
Nitrox Diver This program provides recreational divers
a safer breathing medium for enjoying dives in 40 fsw
(12 msw) to 130 fsw (39 msw) depth range. The diver
may elect to dive the mix on EANx tables or conservatively
using their dive computers or air tables with an added
diver safety margin. The IANTD Nitrox Diver certification
is adaptable to being taught as a single program or
by combining it with a variety of advanced or specialty
Deep Diver This program has been developed to provide
responsible training to divers who plan to dive to 130
fsw (39 msw) on air. The IANTD Deep Air Diver program
trains divers in skills, performance, theory and planning
of deep dives. This program remains within the commonly
practiced depth of 130 fsw (39 msw). It is the first
sanctioned program to provide proper international training
in safe deep diving skills and performance. It is recommended
that this program be taught in conjunction with the
IANTD EANx Diver program.
Advanced Nitrox Diver This program is designed to extend
the divers knowledge with O2 mixes of 22 to 40% and
up to 50% for decompression. It further develops diving
skills and provides a greater understanding of the Nitrox
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