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The SDI Inactive Diver/Refresher Program is designed to update and review the knowledge and skill level of an inactive diver. SDI encourages the use of this program for instructors, assistant instructors, and resorts or dive facilities that have questions regarding the diving history of an individual. This program can also be used as a catalyst for continuing education programs. One in-water training dive is required at a cost of Refresher - pool $69 or Utah open water $129 not including any gear except tanks and weights.

Cost: $ FREE
Introducing a diver to the benefits of controlling his buoyancy usually has a great positive effect, an effect that will enhance the diver's sense of enjoyment and feeling of accomplishment. This specialty is designed to increase the open water diver's understanding of the factors that influence buoyancy, and to train the diver how to use the means available to him as methods for controlling his buoyancy. The added benefits to the marine and freshwater environments, cannot be overstated; as well as a diver that has better control of himself in conjunction with his environment.

Cost: $ 195.00
What you can expect to learn: Physiology of using different breathing gas mixtures and equipment considerations for using nitrox How to safely use nitrox mixtures up to 40 percent with a dive computer Advantages and disadvantages of utilizing nitrox mixtures, how to analyze a nitrox mixture What?s in it for you? The benefits of using Nitrox including: Increased safety margins Reduced post dive fatigue Extended no-decompression times To complete the Computer Nitrox Certification, you must also take the Computer Nitrox Class ( $65 )!

Cost: $ 99.00
Nitrox is a breathing gas that has a lot of benefits for both new and experienced divers. This course will cover the use of nitrox mixtures from 22 to 40 percent oxygen. You must take the On-line Nitrox course before taking this course. This course is the practical portion of your nitrox training and will complete your nitrox training.

Cost: $ 65.00
During this course, you will review natural aids such as sand ripples or reef formations, which can accurately predict your route. Tools such as mechanical or digital compasses are a surprising challenge to the novice but we will help you unravel the challenge and teach the practical skills and techniques you?ll need to use them effectively. This course is designed to give students a greater understanding and experience on how to properly navigate underwater using both natural and compass navigation. To complete this course, you must take the Underwater Navigation course at an additional cost of $96 which includes the tanks and weights.

Cost: $ 99.00
Divers are intensely fascinated by navigation. . . It allows them to make their way back to a special spot discovered on an earlier dive. They use the tricks and techniques of navigation to find an ideal exit point at the end of a dive without the need for an uncomfortable surface swim.Your SDI Underwater Navigation Specialty course will help you overcome the obstacles inherent to finding your way underwater. You will learn how easy and simple navigation can be and how it will help you both above and below the surface. During this course, you will review natural aids such as sand ripples or reef formations, which can accurately predict your route. Tools such as mechanical or digital compasses are a surprising challenge to the novice but we will help you unravel the challenge and teach the practical skills and techniques you’ll need to use them effectively. This course is designed to give students a greater understanding and experience on how to properly navigate underwater using both natural and compass navigation. You must complete the On-line underwater navigation class ($99), before doing this practical portion ( two dives ) of the training.

Cost: $ 96.00
The SDI Dry Suit Diver Course will open up a whole new world of diving to you. Many of the diving environments around the world are better experienced in a dry suit. Why? These areas have an abundance of marine life waiting to be seen and photographed ? they just happen to be a little colder! Dry suits are also used in tropical water during the cooler months.This course allows the student to develop the knowledge and skills to properly use a dry suit. It will discuss the types of dry suits, accessories, maintenance and how to make basic repairs. To complete this course, you must complete the practical portion - Dry Suit Diver course ( 2 dives ) at an additional cost of $300 which includes tanks & weights.

Cost: $ 99.00
The SDI Dry Suit Diver Course will open up a whole new world of diving to you. Many of the diving environments around the world are better experienced in a dry suit. Why? These areas have an abundance of marine life waiting to be seen and photographed they just happen to be a little colder! Dry suits are also used in tropical water during the cooler months.This course allows the student to develop the knowledge and skills to properly use a dry suit. It will discuss the types of dry suits, accessories, maintenance and how to make basic repairs. You must complete the On-line Dry Suit Diver class ($99), before doing this practical portion ( two dives ) of the training.

Cost: $ 300.00
The certified diver looking to experience scuba diving in high mountain lakes safely by applying what they learn during this course.

Cost: $ 129.00
What you can expect to learn: How to plan and execute dives that are outside the range of depths that are experienced during an SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course, and more! Topics from the SDI Deep Diver course include: History of dive tables and computers Equipment needed for deep diving Physics and physiology of deep diving Emergency procedures for deep diving and first aid

Cost: $ 99.00
What you can expect to learn: The SDI Night/Limited Visibility Course takes an in-depth look at all of the following and more: Why dive at night? Different aquatic life Experience in limited visibility Special equipment Diving lights Importance of light and back up Comparison of different styles Personal dive beacon Buddy system Buddy contact Communications Navigation Bottom contour Compass Boat Beach/Lake Marker light/strobe Disorientation With buddy Lost buddy Light failure Buoyancy considerations Emergency procedures Disabled diver Lost diver Diving maladies Underwater environment Nocturnal life

Cost: $ 99.00
The SDI Rescue Diver Course is designed to develop the knowledge and necessary skills to effectively perform diver rescues and assist and administer the necessary first aid in the event of an emergency. You will learn skills such as how to perform self rescues, buddy rescues, recognize and calm potential panic divers, administer proper first aid to divers that have experienced dive related injuries, conduct effective search patterns and manage accident scenes. After the SDI Rescue Diver Course you can enroll in the SDI Master Scuba Diver Development Program or start in the professional ranks and sign up for the SDI Divemaster Course.

Cost: $ 99.00
This course is cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first aid, and automated external defibrillator (AED) use combined into one program. It is designed to teach the techniques to administer CPR, first aid, and utilize an AED in emergency situations involving infants, children, and adults. This comprehensive program is appropriate for workplace training or general knowledge to be better prepared day to day. It meets all international standards, is OSHA* and ILCOR compliant, and has been accepted by the United States Coast Guard (USCG).

Cost: $ 27.95
ADULT, CHILD & INFANT EMERGENCY CARE COURSE Must complete the On-line course first! This course is cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first aid, and automated external defibrillator (AED) use combined into one program. It is designed to teach the techniques to administer CPR, first aid, and utilize an AED in emergency situations involving infants, children, and adults. This comprehensive program is appropriate for workplace training or general knowledge to be better prepared day to day. The CPR and AED components cover the knowledge needed to address one of the largest causes of death in the world. Intervening with this knowledge can possibly save a life. The first aid program reviews common techniques to treat serious emergencies, as well as less serious, more common issues.

Cost: $ 52.00
This course is intended to teach emergency oxygen (O2) administration. This program covers equipment and procedures for administrating oxygen as an emergency procedure. Equipment selection and use for decompression illness emergencies are detailed with practical components to train a well rounded rescuer.

Cost: $ 18.95
the Solo Diver course stresses proper dive planning, personal limitations, and accident prevention, as well as the benefits, hazards, and proper procedures for diving solo. You will also learn the additional equipment that is required for solo diving including its proper usage and assembly. This is the perfect course for underwater photography and underwater video divers as well as those diving with their children or buddies that may not be very experienced in scuba diving.

Cost: $ 99.00
What you can expect to learn: The SDI Sidemount Diver Course takes an in-depth look at all of the following and more: Gas management utilizing independent cylinders Equipment considerations Cylinder options Regulator options Buoyancy compensator device (BCD)/harness options Proper weighting Equipment configurations Communication Hand signals Problem solving Gas-sharing Gas hemorrhages Water entries Shore Boat S-Drills (specific to sidemount) Some of the required skills you will have to demonstrate include: Plan dive Test and check all equipment (depth gauges, bottom timers/watches and computers) Familiarization with area Descend to planed depth and not exceed any pre-planned limits Demonstrate the ability to safely manage gas in independent cylinders Monitor depth/time/air consumption, figure all times on slate Demonstrate ability to control buoyancy Attaching sidemount cylinders while Out of water On surface standing on bottom On surface in water to deep to stand At depth Perform gas switches Perform safety stops

Cost: $ 99.00
The SDI Divemaster Course is the first professional level certification. During the course you will learn how to work with divers, lead certified divers, and act as a dive guide showing divers underwater dive sites and the marine life that inhabits those dives sites. You will increase your knowledge about physics and physiology as well as increase your proficiency with your scuba and snorkeling skills.

Cost: $ 399.95
The SDI Assistant Instructor Course is designed to build on the SDI Divemaster Program by gaining practical teaching experience, learning to prepare lesson plans, and give academic presentations. You will work with an instructor to gain experience teaching before moving on to the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver Instructor level. Once you complete the Specialty Instructor training with a qualified SDI Instructor Trainer, you can become qualified to teach several SDI Specialty Diver courses.

Cost: $ 399.95
The SDI Open Water Scuba Diver Instructor (OWSDI) course is designed to teach current Divemasters or Assistant Instructors certified with a recognized dive training organization the knowledge to effectively function as an open water scuba diver instructor. This program is divided into two sections, an instructor development course (IDC) and an instructor evaluation course (IEC).

Cost: $ 895.95
What you can expect to learn: In-depth dive planning, advanced buoyancy control, gas management, situational awareness, proper trim, gear configuration and selection What?s in it for you: Exposure to in-depth dive planning, introduction to more advanced technical diving and equipment Opportunity to become a more proficient diver and expand on diver skills and knowledge

Cost: $ 99.00
Are you looking to expand your dive time? Maybe you?re a scientific diver or photographer looking to stay in the water a little longer?The TDI Advanced Nitrox Course qualifies divers to use enriched air nitrox from EAN 21 through EAN 100 percent within your current certification level to a maximum depth of 40 metres/130 feet during dives that do not require staged decompression. Often taught in conjunction with the TDI Decompression Procedures course, this can be considered the foundation of your technical diving career. TDI Advanced Nitrox is also a must for SCR or CCR divers.

Cost: $ 99.00
Are you finding your no- decompression limits (NDLs) a limiting factor to dives? Do you have to ascend sooner than you would like? As sport divers, planned decompression is not something that we do or have been taught.The TDI Decompression Procedures Course prepares you for planned staged decompression diving. With a maximum operating depth of 45 metres/150 feet, this course is your first step beyond the normal sport diving limits. The TDI Decompression Procedures Course combined with the TDI Advanced Nitrox course form the foundation of all other technical courses. After these two courses and some additional experience, the stage has been set for you to move onto additional technical levels.

Cost: $ 99.00
Wreck diving can be one of the most exciting aspects of sport diving, however every effort must be made to maximize safe diving techniques. The SDI Wreck Diver Course will discuss the equipment and techniques commonly employed while wreck diving.

Cost: $ 99.00

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