Advanced Scuba Diver

Course Overview

This course is a continuing education certification course for certified divers. It is an enjoyable program of continued supervised experience designed to introduce divers to a variety of diving activities and to be taught entirely in an open water setting. Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are considered competent to engage in open water diving activities and the areas dived approximate those of training.

This course is appropriate for divers who:

  • Desire additional training.
  • Have moved from one diving area to another and desire local orientation.
  • Do not have, but wish to obtain, NAUI certification.
  • Desire orientation to a variety of diving sites and conditions

PREREQUISITES

  • Age. Minimum is 15 years by the water phase of the course. (Junior certification for ages 10-14 years is allowed.
  • Certification as a NAUI Scuba Diver or the equivalent is required.

REQUIRED DIVES.

COMPULSORY DIVES

◊ Navigation ◊ Night or low visibility diving ◊ Deep diving (130 feet/40 meters maximum depth)

ELECTIVE DIVES. ◊ Search and recovery ◊ Boat diving ◊ Light salvage ◊ Hunting and collecting ◊ Exploration and underwater mapping ◊ Non-penetration wreck diving ◊ Observation and data collection ◊ Diving in surf or currents ◊ Altitude diving ◊ Salt water diving (in areas where most diving is in fresh water) ◊ Fresh water diving (in areas where most diving is in salt water) ◊ Shore diving ◊ Diving for photos or videos ◊ Using dive computers

 

COST

R 2,500.00

(Includes tuition, certification, dives at Bass Lake and use of gear if required excluding Sodwana Bay dives – add R 1,000.00)

(A Scuba diver course consists of four lectures, three pool sessions and a four-dive weekend at Bass Lake/Miracle Waters or Sodwana Bay (Sodwana-optional extra).  

Choose any one of the courses below that suits you best.  

Advanced diver programmes consist of five dives only and are offered at Bass Lake/Miracle Waters or Ocean during the same weekends / periods when Scuba Diver courses are scheduled below. 

(Note that E learning is possible where all the theory and final examination can be done at your own time, pace and place). 

Course 1

 Lectures 1&2                          23 January                              08h00 – 11h00

Equipment workshop            23 January                              11h00 – 13h00

Pool session 1                         23 January                               14h00 – 17h00

Lecture 3                                 24 January                              08h00 – 10h00

Pool session 2                         24 January                              11h00 – 13h00

Lecture 4                                 24 January                              13h30 – 15h00

Pool session 3                         24 January                              15h00 – 17h00

Bass Lake:                               30&31 January                       09h00 – 16h00

Ocean (optional):       19-22 March OR anytime between 1-12 April OR 23-27 April.

Full time courses:       Anytime Five days from 09h00 – 16h00 (Locally or at coast).

 Course 2 

Lectures 1&2                          6 February                              08h00 – 11h00

Equipment workshop            6 February                              11h00 – 13h00

Pool session 1                         6 February                               14h00 – 17h00

Lecture 3                                 7 February                              08h00 – 10h00

Pool session 2                         7 February                              11h00 – 13h00

Lecture 4                                 7 February                              13h30 – 15h00

Pool session 3                         7 February                              15h00 – 17h00

Bass Lake:                               13&14 February                      09h00 – 16h00

Ocean (optional):       19-22 March OR anytime between 1-12 April OR 23-27 April.

Full time courses:       Anytime Five days from 09h00 – 16h00 (Locally or at coast). 

Course 3

Lectures 1&2                          20 February                            08h00 – 11h00

Equipment workshop            20 February                            11h00 – 13h00

Pool session 1                         20 February                            14h00 – 17h00

Lecture 3                                 21 February                            08h00 – 10h00

Pool session 2                         21 February                            11h00 – 13h00

Lecture 4                                 21 February                            13h30 – 15h00

Pool session 3                         21 February                            15h00 – 17h00

Bass Lake:                               27&28 February                     09h00 – 16h00

Ocean (optional):       19-22 March OR anytime between 1-12 April OR 23-27 April.

Full time courses:       Anytime Five days from 09h00 – 16h00 (Locally or at coast). 

Course 4

Lectures 1&2                          6 March                                   08h00 – 11h00

Equipment workshop            6 March                                  11h00 – 13h00

Pool session 1                         6 March                                   14h00 – 17h00

Lecture 3                                 7 March                                  08h00 – 10h00

Pool session 2                         7 March                                  11h00 – 13h00

Lecture 4                                 7 March                                  13h30 – 15h00

Pool session 3                         7 March                                  15h00 – 17h00

Bass Lake:                               13&14 March                          09h00 – 16h00

Ocean (optional):       19-22 March OR anytime between 1-12 April OR 23-27 April.

Full time courses:       Anytime Five days from 09h00 – 16h00 (Locally or at coast). 

Course 5

Lectures 1&2                          27 March                                08h00 – 11h00

Equipment workshop            27 March                                11h00 – 13h00

Pool session 1                         27 March                                 14h00 – 17h00

Lecture 3                                 28 March                                08h00 – 10h00

Pool session 2                         28 March                                11h00 – 13h00

Lecture 4                                 28 March                                13h30 – 15h00

Pool session 3                         28 March                                15h00 – 17h00

Ocean (optional):       Anytime between 1-12 April.

Full time courses:       Anytime Five days from 09h00 – 16h00 (Locally or at coast). 

Course 6

Lectures 1&2                          17 April                                   08h00 – 11h00

Equipment workshop            17 April                                   11h00 – 13h00

Pool session 1                         17 April                                   14h00 – 17h00

Lecture 3                                 18 April                                   08h00 – 10h00

Pool session 2                         18 April                                   11h00 – 13h00

Lecture 4                                 18 April                                   13h30 – 15h00

Pool session 3                         18 April                                   15h00 – 17h00

Bass Lake:                               24&25 April                            09h00 – 16h00

Ocean (optional):       Anytime during 30 April – 27 April.

Full time courses:       Anytime Five days from 09h00 – 16h00.

 Course 7

Lectures 1&2                          8 May                                     08h00 – 11h00

Equipment workshop            8 May                                      11h00 – 13h00

Pool session 1                         8 May                                      14h00 – 17h00

Lecture 3                                 9 May                                      08h00 – 10h00

Pool session 2                         9 May                                      11h00 – 13h00

Lecture 4                                 9 May                                      13h30 – 15h00

Pool session 3                         9 May                                      15h00 – 17h00

Bass Lake:                               15&16 May                             09h00 – 16h00

Ocean (optional):       Anytime during June 2021.

Full time courses:       Anytime Five days from 09h00 – 16h00.

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