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SELF-RELIANT DIVER Specialty Course

PADI Self-Reliant Diver Specialty Course

As the sun sets, you put on your dive gear, slip on your scuba mask and bite down on your dive regulator. A deep breath and you step off the jetty or boat – into the underwater night. Although you’ve dove this spot many times before, this time you drop into a whole new world and watch it come to life under the glow of your dive light.

The Course

Introduce yourself to the whole new cast of critters that comes out after the sun goes down. See your favorite dive sites from a whole new perspective at night.

What You Learn

  • Night dive planning, organisation, procedures, techniques and potential problems
  • How to control your buoyancy at night
  • Entries, exits and underwater navigation at night
  • Nocturnal aquatic life, since many of the plants and animals you'll see are different

The Scuba Gear You Use

All the equipment you will need is included in the PADI Self-Reliant Diver Specality Course. You'll use all the basic scuba gear including a mask and snorkel, fins, a wetsuit, a buoyancy compensating jacket (BCD) that carries your weights and scuba tank, a scuba regulator to breathe from and instrumentation to monitor depth and air supply. 

The Learning Materials

PADI eLearning makes it easy to fit scuba lessons into a busy schedule. Learn about scuba diving principles and terminology whenever, wherever it's convenient for you. It's your course on your time. Study offline, or online using a computer or mobile device. Connect with your instructor whenever you have a question.

eLearning time commitment: 3 Hours

Prerequisites

To take participate in the PADI Self-Reliant Diver Specality Course you must be at least 12 years old, and a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver. 

Medical Requirements

Scuba diving requires a minimum level of health and fitness. Chronic health conditions, certain medications and/or recent surgery may require you to get written approval from a physician before diving.

Avoid disappointment, download and review the Diver Medical Form to ensure you won’t need a physician’s approval to dive before enrolling in a scuba course. Instructors, divemasters and dive shop staff are not physicians and should not be asked for medical advice; only medical professionals can give medical clearance to dive.

If you (or your physician) have questions about medical fitness to dive, contact the experts at Divers Alert Network (DAN).

Your Next Adventure

Once you complete the PADI Self-Reliant Diver Specality Course , you'll want to check out PADI Master Scuba Diver.

For more information about this or other PADI courses have a chat with one of the Blue Descent Team members.

Getting Started

This is one of our specialist course and we run them as custom courses to enrol please book the holding course below making your purchase online through our website.

You will then receive an email asking for some more details to get you registered and also offering some help to get you started with your online materials. We will contact you to arrange more details on logistics of your course, such where to be and when.

If you are unsure simply contact us to discuss this further.

Other Course Options

If you not ready to start your in water training or you are thinking of going abroad to do your training then you can start your scuba training digitally whenever, wherever it’s convenient for you. PADI eLearning is the easiest way to fit scuba lessons into your busy schedule. Work at your own pace, online or offline, using your computer or mobile device. Schedule in-water training whenever you’re ready. Get your eLearning today

Additional Costs

Dive site entry from £15- £25 per day

  Course Type Location   Price    
Self-Reliant Diver Holding Course £ 225.00

Knowledge Development
Tue 07 Dec 2021
23:43
Holding Course

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