SCUBA CERTIFICATION

We offer a wide range of SCUBA certification classes. With over 50 years combined experience our class is the best in San Diego. If you want to enjoy recreational scuba diving safely take the time to learn it right.  Each course is limited to only four (4) students.  Yes! Only Four!  You will receive individual attention from the most experienced best trained instructors in San Diego.  No cattle car fast quickie course here. No selling up to expensive equipment you don’t need.  We focus on making the diver safe.  Equipment is necessary but does not make you a competent scuba diver.  We think that what you learn in our course will make you safer than the average diver out there loaded down with a bunch of expensive gear.  Many of our divers progress into becoming dive leaders

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Why get SCUBA certified with us?

With over 50 years combined experience our class is the best in San Diego.
The National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI) was the first “National” Diver Education agency, founded in 1959, and since has been the leader in Diver Education.
We focus on making the diver safe.  Equipment is necessary but does not make you a competent scuba diver.  We think that what you learn in our course will make you safer than the average diver out there loaded down with a bunch of expensive gear.

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Group Instruction (3 or more people per class)

Basic Scuba Certification: $495.00 inclusive of scuba equipment; books, wetsuit, dive tables, dive log, Certification with National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI).

Group Basic Scuba Certification Class

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Private & Semi-Private Instruction

Semi-Private Instruction (2 Students per class)

Basic Scuba Certification: $1995
Approximately 40 hours of Instruction on a schedule which meets your time requirements — to be set by you and your ‘buddy’.

Private Instruction

Basic Scuba Certification: $1995
Approximately 40 hours of instruction on a private, one-on-one basis.  Class times can be arranged to fit your schedule.

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CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS

Basic Group Certification

Basic Semi-Private Certification

Basic Private Certification

Advanced Diving

Night Diving

Rescue

Dive Master

Assistant Instructor

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Group Instruction (3 or more people per class)

Basic Scuba Certification: $495.00 inclusive of scuba equipment; books, wet suit, dive tables, dive log, Certification with National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI).

Registration
: Students should register and pay tuition two weeks prior to the class start date, read the text and complete the workbook exercise by the first night of lecture. A group can be three to six students. Tuition includes materials, SCUBA diving equipment, and two weeks of group training in the classroom, pool, and ocean as follows:

Materials: Textbook, workbook, dive log book, dive tables, a training CD and a student registration and certification card from the National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI).

Diving Equipment included: Wet suit, tanks, weights, air, regulator, and buoyancy compensator.

Two Week Group Training includes:

A new group section starts twice a month on the first and third Monday.

1. Six evening lectures, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday for lectures.

2. Four hours the first weekend in shallow water for scuba skill development.

3. Four Scuba dives the second weekend: Saturday and Sunday 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Two dives on Saturday at La Jolla Shores and two dives on Sunday at La Jolla Cove.  All dives are conducted off the shore.  Missed dives can be made up for an additional $140.00 per dive.

Student must provide:

Mask, snorkel, fins, boots, gloves, and cold water hood ($295.00 plus tax), notebook, 10 key calculator, swimsuit, and towel.

Physician’s Fitness Evaluation

A diving physical examination by a physician is recommended with written approval prior to participating in diving activities.

Student Swimming Ability

All diving training agencies in the United States state in their standards and procedures that a candidate for Basic Scuba Certification must demonstrate the ability to swim.

The student swimming evaluation consists of:Guitar-Fish-And-Diver (1 of 1)

1. 50-ft lateral swim underwater, one breath only
2. 220-yard swim in less than twelve minutes

3. 50-yard wrist tow of another swimmer without swim aides.

4. 10-minute thread water

Certification is not guaranteed. Students must successfully complete the written test with an overall score of 75% or higher on demonstrate all skills in the water satisfactorily.

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Scuba Refresher Course For Certified Divers.

If you have not been scuba diving for over one year a SCUBA Refresher is recommended.  The refresher course goes over the basic physics and physiology, tables, and then an in water review of the basic scuba skills.  This is followed by an actual dive to 25 feet.  The location is on our directions page bottom left map. Allow 4 hours to complete the refresher course.

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