PADI Specialties

PADI Specialties

Nitrox Diver

You’ll learn why diving with air that has higher oxygen and lower nitrogen content gives you more bottom time, along with enriched air equipment considerations.

  • Practical session
  • 2 optional dives

Wreck Diver

Safety considerations and propulsion techniques for navigating and exploring wrecks. Surveying and mapping a wreck, using penetration lines and reels to guide exploration.

  • 4 dives

Deep Diver

Specialized deep diving equipment, dive planning, buddy contact procedures and buoyancy control along with managing your gas supply, dealing with gas narcosis and safety considerations.

  • 4 dives

Underwater Navigator

Methods to estimate distance underwater, compass navigation while making at least five turns, marking or relocating a submerged object or position from the surface and underwater map making.

  • 3 dives

Night Diver

Light handling and communication techniques, entering, exiting and navigating in the dark and Identifying how plants and animals differ or change behavior at night.

  • 3 dives

Drysuit Diver

Putting on and taking off your dry suit with minimal assistance, mastering buoyancy control using your dry suit and dive safety procedures when using a dry suit.

  • 1 confined water dive
  • 2 open water dives