GUE Rec courses


GUE Instructor Development Center

Global Underwater Explorers merges a passion for diving, ecological study, and rigorous training. GUE members, students and instructors resist mediocrity and instead pursue excellence in their life and their diving.

GUE recreational diving courses

GUE training in Portofino © Bruno Borelli

GUE Fundamentals

The course is designed to cultivate the essential skills required by all sound diving practice and to provide non-GUE trained divers with a gateway into GUE training.

Diving in Portofino © Bruno Borelli


GUE's DPV level 1 course is designed to introduce divers to the skills and knowledge required to safely use underwater propulsion vehicles in open water.


GUE Primers

GUE Primers, drysuit and double courses provide an introduction to GUE training while demonstrating the techniques necessary for success in future GUE courses.


Portofino Divers is the right choice for those who will not just achieve a diving licence but primarily wishes to receive quality dive training and honest feedback, in line with their personal experience, to reach the skills required for each course.
Students pay for training; diving certification must be earned.

Rec 1 - Nitrox Diver

The GUE Recreational Diver Level 1 course is designed to develop the essential skills required for all sound diving practice and to cultivate a platform that supports comfort, confidence, and competence in the water.


Rec 2 - Triox Diver

GUE’s Recreational Diver Level 2 course is a no-decompression course structured to prepare divers for deeper recreational diving while using sound equipment, efficient diving skills, and triox breathing mixtures.


Rec 3 - Trimix Diver

GUE's Recreational Diver Level 3 is a limited decompression course structured to prepare divers for deep recreational diving and to familiarize them with the use of different breathing and decompression mixtures.


Tech & Rebreather courses


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Course schedule