Continuing Education

Adventure Dives & Advanced Open Water

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The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver programme offers you a structured programme where you can gain additional experience and skills under the guidance of a Professional PADI scuba Instructor. The course has something for everyone. From deep diving to gentle drifts along coral carpeted walls. The course includes 2 compulsary dives: navigation and deep, then there are three further dives to choose from the following options. Drift Diver; Boat Diver; Wreck Diver; Peak Performance Buoyancy; Multilevel & Computer diving; Night Diving; Underwater Photography; Underwater Videography; Underwater Naturalist.

The course is usually conducted over two days and normally will include one boat dive, but this is not always guaranteed. Should you wish to complete subsequent dives from a boat then an additional charge will be made for these dives.

Adventure Diver is the completion of three of the Advanced Dives

You must be certified as a PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent. Non PADI divers and those who haven’t dived for some time may be required to undertake a Scuba Review. You must be 15 years or older or 12 to 14 year olds will receive a Junior Advanced Open Water Diver certification.

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Rescue Diver

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The course is hard work, but if you speak to any rescue diver, they will tell you that it is the most enjoyable diving course they have done. There’s plenty of action as you go through the 10 exercises, dealing with tired and unconscious divers, in water resuscitation, egress and exit techniques as well as first aid for pressure related accidents. These 10 exercises are demonstrated and then practised by students. These exercises are Tired Diver, Panicked Diver, Response to a Conscious Victim from the Shore, Distressed Diver Underwater, Missing Diver, Surfacing the Unconscious Diver, Unconscious Diver at the Surface, Egress with an Unconscious Diver, First Aid for Pressure Injuries and Response from Shore to an Unconscious Victim. Each exercise builds on the others to provide a complete framework for dealing with a diving emergency. 

Academics will cover topics of Self Rescue, Diver Stress, Diving First Aid and CPR, Emergency Management and Equipment Considerations. With knowledge retention ensured with a final multiple choice exam.

You must be aged 12 or above, and certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver. Divers from other training agencies will need to show proof of certification beyond entry level, 20 logged dives including experience of deep, and navigation dives. Non-PADI divers and those who haven’t dived for some time may be required to undertake a Scuba Review.

Completion of the Rescue Diver Course requires a valid First Aid and CPR qualification to have been taken in the past 2 years. EFR First Aid fully meets these requirements as a basic training course in CPR and emergency care.

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Specialty Dives

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Boat Diver course covers the planning, organisation, procedures and techniques for boat diving, including boat entries and exits, local boat laws, boat terminology, storage of equipment, personal conduct and considerations for the care of the boat.  Conducting two dives from a boat.  

You must be certified as a PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent. Non PADI divers and those who haven’t dived for some time may be required to undertake a Scuba Review. You must be 15 years or older.

Deep Diver specialty course includes topics such as planning, organisation, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of deep diving. Other topics that are discussed are risk factors, safety stops, emergency decompression procedures as well as reviewing the dive tables and procedures for flying after diving.  With four dives to complete,   

You must be certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent. Non PADI divers and those who haven’t dived for some time may be required to undertake a Scuba Review. You must be 15 years or older.

Drift Diver specialty course shows a diver how to perform drift dives safely. Using negative entries, good buoyancy control. The course also covers use of floats lines and reels.  With two dives and a theory session to complete.    You must be certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent and over the age of 15.

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Specialty Dives

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Dry Suit Diving specialty course includes topics such as planning, organisation, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of dry suit diving. Other topics that are discussed are risk factors, safety stops, dry suit flooding procedures, and dry suit maintenance. A pool session will give you the opportunity to practice use of a dry suit in a safe environment.  You must be certified as a PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent. Non PADI divers and those who haven’t dived for some time may be required to undertake a Scuba Review.  

Enriched Air DIver.  It is possible for nitrox to double your allowable bottom time when compared to regular air limits, and can create an increased safety margin.    

Discover Enriched Air cover the first module of the Enriched Air Manual and when combined with Dive one will allow you to use a 32% Mix when using air tables.  The full Enriched Air Programme will in addition cover Dive Planning and Gas Analysis.  

You must be certified as a PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent. Non PADI divers and those who haven’t dived for some time may be required to undertake a Scuba Review. You must be 15 years or older.



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Specialty Dives

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Night Diver specialty course includes topics such as planning, organisation, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of night diving. The course also covers care and maintenance of underwater dive lights, including actions should one become water flooded.

There are three Night dives to be completed, where you will practice underwater navigation, aquatic life identification.    

You must be certified as a PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent. Non PADI divers and those who haven’t dived for some time may be required to undertake a Scuba Review. You must be 15 years or older.



Search & Recovery Diver course shows a diver how to plan, organise and use procedures to overcome the problems and hazards of search & recovery diving. The course covers limited-visibility and underwater navigation techniques. Techniques for locating the object using various search patterns, lines and reels. The course also reviews proper practice and safety considerations for recovery of objects using various lifting devices.    All then practiced over two dives.     

You must be certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent. Non PADI divers and those who haven’t dived for some time may be required to undertake a Scuba Review.

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Specialty Dives

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Underwater Navigation course shows divers the true use of the underwater compass, using degree bearings, the compass bearing window, the use of natural navigation and in addition the use of the Nav-finder, which enables a diver to plot the course of the dive and follow the same reciprocal course back home.  All practiced over 3 dives.    

You must be certified as a PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent. Non PADI divers and those who haven’t dived for some time may be required to undertake a Scuba Review.


Wreck Diver specialty course includes topics such as planning, organisation, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of wreck diving. Other topics that are discussed are risk factors, safety stops, emergency decompression procedures as well as reviewing the dive tables. During the course, specialist equipment such as descent lines and buoyancy control considerations will be talked about and adhered to. Additionally, penetration and practicing laying guidelines is crucially practiced along with assessing adequacy and safety of possible penetration points.   With four dives and theory to complete the course runs over 2 days and applicable evenings.   You must be certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent. Non PADI divers and those who haven’t dived for some time may be required to undertake a Scuba Review. 

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