Who should take this course

The lure of the deep. There’s something exciting and mysterious about exploring deeper dive sites while scuba diving. Sometimes it’s a wreck that attracts you below 18 meters, and on wall dives it may be a giant fan or sponge. Whatever it is, to scuba dive with confidence at depths down to 40 meters, you should take the PADI Deep Diver Specialty course.

If you’ve earned the PADI Adventure Diver rating or higher, and you’re at least 15 years old, you can enroll in the Deep Diver course

What will you learn

Your training starts by reviewing reasons for deep diving and how important it is to know your personal limits. During four deep dives with your instructor, you’ll go over:

  • Specialized deep diving equipment.

  • Deep dive planning, buddy contact procedures and buoyancy control.

  • Managing your gas supply, dealing with gas narcosis and safety considerations

You may be able to get college credit for the Deep Diver course – ask your Deep Blue Divers PADI instructor.

Also, the first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your Deep Blue Divers PADI instructor about earning credit.

What scuba gear will you use

You’ll need a dive computer along with the rest of your basic scuba equipment. A dive light and slate are also recommended. Your Deep Blue Divers PADI Instructor or local dive center staff may suggest other gear appropriate for local deep diving.

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