Get Your PADI Deep Diver Certification Today.

Are you ready to start diving deeper? Then The PADI Deep Diver Courses is for you

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 metres/60 feet, 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 metres/130 feet, you should take the PADI Deep Diver Specialty course.

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Scheduling Options

PADI Deep Diver Course (Midweek)

Tuesday Night 6 PM to 8 PM – Academics.

Wednesday 8 AM to 2 PM – Deep Training Dives 1 & 2

Thursday 8 AM to 2 PM - Deep Training Dives 3 & 4

PADI Deep Diver Course (Weekend)

Friday Night 6 PM to 9 PM – Academics.

Saturday 8 AM to 2 PM – Deep Training Dives 1 & 2

Sunday 8 AM to 2 PM - Deep Training Dives 3 & 4

Note: private classes and custom schedules are available upon request.

course prerequisites

Training Prerequisites

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

Age Requirements

The PADI Deep Driver Course is for ages 15 Years and Older.

Swimming Requirements


Waivers and Liability Releases

All participants will need to have a completed set of liability releases signed and dated prior to any in water training. Participants under the age of 18 will need to have a parent or guardian signatures as well. No exceptions

Course Duration

The duration of the PADI Deep Diver Course is between 1 ½ and 2 ½ days depending on the style of academics you choose. The course is performance-based so we do not like to rush. We want to make sure everyone is safe and fully understands the skills of the day. So there is a start time but never a set finish time.

Certification Process

Once a student has completed all of their performance requirements, we will process their certification card. Once processed the student will be a certified scuba diver.

Certification Card

As soon as we process your certification you will receive an email with a temporary card good for 30 days. Your permanent card should arrive within 1 to 2 weeks after certification. Don’t panic if you’re going on a trip. Once we process your card immediately you are listed in the system as a certified diver. This information can be accessed by any dive shop anywhere in the world. So even if you forget your card you can still dive.

Course Overview

The Deep Diver specialty course is intended to serve as a safe, supervised introduction to deeper diving within the limits of recreational scuba diving.

What You Learn

The purpose of the PADI Deep Diver specialty course is to familiarize divers with the skills, knowledge, planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems, hazards and enjoyment of diving between the depths of 18 meters/60 feet to 40 meters/130 feet.

The goals of PADI Deep Diver training are: A. To develop the student's theoretical knowledge of deep diving. B. To enable the student to plan, organize and make no-decompression dives between the depths of 18 meters/60 feet to 40 meters/130 feet.

This course covers 1. Planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of deep diving 2. Risk factors and decompression-tables review 3. Safety stops and emergency decompression procedures 4. Special equipment, descent lines and buoyancy-control considerations 5. Procedures for flying after diving and high-altitude diving 6. Orientation to recompression chambers

One Option for Academics

1. Traditional Academics (included with your course)

2. Online Academics (Not Available at This Time)

1. Traditional Academics (included with your course)

What Is Traditional Academics?

Traditional academics begin with home study followed by a short session with your instructor in the classroom.

Home Study

You begin the academics in the comfort of your own home. Once you sign up for the course, you will receive all the academic materials needed to complete the home study portion of your course.

Step One: You will start the home study portion of your PADI Deep Diver course by watching the PADI Deep Diver course video. This will prepare you for your next step.

Step two: You will need to complete the knowledge reviews at the end of each chapter in your PADI Deep Diver course manual to prepare you for your next step.

Step Three: review dive tables and dive computer functions. This will get you ready for your classroom session.

Don’t panic if you’re having trouble with the tables or dive computer we will go over in the class room


Step four: Begins with the short review of your PADI Deep Diver knowledge reviews

Step five: Complete our dive plan for the next day’s dives

Required PADI Course Materials

A. The PADI Deep Diver Crewpak – Table Version (Most Popular & Economical)

Includes: Deep Diving DVD and Specialty Manual (required)

2. Online Academics (Not Available at This Time)

What Is Online Academics?

The PADI online academics program is great for students who are short on time. You will complete all of your academics in the comfort of your own home at your own pace. There are additional costs associated with the PADI online academic program.

Deep Diver Training Dives

There are 4 Deep training dives that will need to be completed before you can become a Certified PADI Deep Diver.

Dive One: Skills demonstration, fun dive and reef exploration.

Dive Two: Skills demonstration, fun dive and reef exploration.

Dive Three: Skills demonstration, fun dive and reef exploration.

Dive Four: Fun dive and reef exploration.

Each open water dive is approximately 1 hour, air and bottom time permitting.

Depths and Restrictions after Certification

PADI Deep Divers Ages 15 and Older Are certified to dive to a maximum depth of 40m/130ft

PADI Open Water Scuba Divers Ages 15 to 17 Will need to be accompanied during all Scuba diving activities by a parent/guardian, certified Scuba diver who is of legal age 18 + or a PADI professional

Required Scuba Gear

You will need the following gear for this course:

Standard Gear Set

Mask, Snorkel, Fins, BCD, Regulator Set with Gauges, Dive Light, Knife/Cutters, SMB, Thermal Protection, Tanks and Weights

Specialty Gear Required For This Course

Dive Computer

A Primary Dive Light

Slate with Pencil

Rental Scuba Gear

Don’t have a complete set of gear yet? No Problem, we can rent you some or all of the gear you will need for this course. We do not rent Thermal Protection

Purchasing Scuba Gear

Why Purchase Your Scuba Gear from Us?

It’s simple. Nobody Beats Our Prices, Manufacturer Guarantees Or Customer Service Guaranteed. Your instructor will help you pick out the proper gear your course, make sure it’s properly adjusted and ready to dive. We have the best prices on thermal protection in town. We’ve got your back.

Personal Scuba Gear

New Gear

Stops do not go out and purchase Scuba gear from a third-party for your class. This could be an expensive mistake. New Scuba diving gear always requires minor adjustments and a safety inspection before it is used. If you have purchased your Scuba gear from a third-party either online or at another dive center and it has a malfunction during your class. You will have to pay to reschedule the portion of the class you missed due to your gear malfunction.

Used Gear

We do not accept gear that is Out of service, unsafe or damaged to be used in any of our programs. Equipment must be serviced annually to be considered in service. If you have any questions on whether the gear you have will be acceptable for this program, please contact us prior to class for a free gear evaluation. We service and repair Scuba gear. Safety First!

Scuba Gear and Special Promotional Deals

Rental gear is typically not included in any special promotional deals. Please read the fine print on all special deals to find out whether your rental gear is included in your course.

Your Next Step

Extend Your Bottom Time With Enriched Air (Nitrox).

The PADI Enriched Air (Nitrox) diver course will certify you to use Enriched Air (Nitrox) to stay down longer during your shallow water dives.  Also by breathing a higher concentration of oxygen during your dive, you will come back feeling refreshed and ready for more diving.

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