PADI Specialty Courses

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Keep your education going with these Specialties

May be used towards your PADI Master Scuba Diving Rating:
Need to pick 5 Specialists

Diving Experiences

Advanced Open Water Diving Programs
Divemaster Internship Programs
Master Scuba Diver Certification
Handicap Scuba Diving Programs
Scuba Diving For Small Team & Corporate Events
Scuba Diving With
Hookah Floating
Regulator System
– VIDEO
World Adventure Trips – VIDEO
DRIFT DIVER – 2 divers
CAVERN DIVER – 2 divers
ALTITUDE DIVER – 2 divers
BOAT DIVER – 2 divers
ENRICHED AIR DIVER – 0 divers
EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST – 0 divers
OXYGEN FIRST AID – 0 divers
CORAL REEF CONSERVATION DIVER – 0 divers
PROJECT AWARE DIVER – 0 divers
FULL FACE MASK DIVER – 2 divers – VIDEO
UNDERWATER DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY – 2 divers
PEAK PERFORMANCE BUOYANCY DIVER – 2 divers
KELP DIVER – 2 divers
SHARK AWARENESS DIVER – 2 divers
DIVER PROPULSION VEHICLE (DPV) TORPEDO – 2 divers
ADAPTIVE TECHNIQUES – 2 Confined Water and 2 divers
DRY SUIT DIVER – 1 confined water and 2 divers
RIVER DIVER – 2 divers
UNDERWATER NAVIGATOR DIVER – 3 divers
NIGHT DIVER – 3 divers
SEARCH & RECOVERY DIVER – 4 divers
WRECK DIVER – 4 divers
DEEP DIVER – 4 divers

For each Specialty Course you will need to complete the lecture course, Knowledge Reviews and Scuba tune up page.
Log all your Dives & have your skills signed off in your logbook by Instructor.
Each Specialty Course requires one passport size photo Email to your instructor.

PADI Drift Diver with Crystal Diving LLC

Drift diving can be relaxing and exhilarating. The course teaches you how to enjoy going with the flow as you scuba dive down rivers and use ocean currents to glide along.

Description

The PADI Drift Diver Specialty course teaches you how to enjoy going with the flow as you scuba dive down rivers and use ocean currents to glide along. It feels like flying – except that you’re underwater using scuba equipment. Drift diving can be relaxing and exhilarating at the same time. If this sounds like fun, then the Drift Diver course is for you. If you’re a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 12 years old, you can enroll in the Drift Diver specialty course.

Academic

Along with drift diving techniques and procedures, you’ll:

  • Receive an introduction to drift diving equipment – floats, lines and reels.
  • Get an overview of aquatic currents – causes and effects.
  • Practice with buoyancy control, navigation and communication during two drift dives.
  • Learn techniques for staying close to a buddy or together as a group as you float with the current.

Get credit! The first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.

Equipment

Along with your basic scuba equipment, you’ll learn to use various surface marker buoys and floats with lines and reels. Ask your Crystal Diving LLC staff about other equipment you may need to get the most of your drift dives.

Getting Started

Pick up a PADI Drift Diver Manual and the Drift Diving video to start learning immediately. Contact Crystal Diving LLC to enroll in the course and pick up your independent study materials.

Ask us how to get started TODAY!
Next Step in Diving: Advanced Open Water or Any Specialty Course

PADI Cavern Diver with Crystal Diving LLC

Gain the knowledge and skills to explore caverns correctly and safely. This course guides you to enter far enough for adventure, but stay within the light zone for an easy exit to open water.

Description

Caverns exist in many areas where scuba divers venture – from freshwater springs to volcanic island walls and limestone coasts. In these locations you’ll find large, dark spaces that seem incredibly inviting, yet are potentially dangerous. The PADI Cavern Diver Specialty course gives you the knowledge and skills to explore caverns correctly – allowing you to enter far enough for adventure, but staying within the light zone for an easy exit to open water.
You need to be PADI Advanced Open Water Diver who is at least 18 years old to enroll in the Cavern Diver course.

Academic

Ready for a challenge? You’ll complete four scuba dives with the first focused on line handling, reel use and emergency procedures outside a cavern; and the next three dives put your new skills to use inside a cavern. You’ll also learn about:

  • Other specialized equipment for cavern diving, such as lights and redundant breathing systems.
  • Avoiding disorientation and anti-silting techniques.
  • Dive planning, including depth and distance limits and air management for cavern diving.

Equipment

Along with your basic scuba equipment, you’ll need a primary dive light and a smaller backup light, plus a line and reel.

Getting Started

Ask us how to get started TODAY to enroll in the course, and schedule the first class session with Crystal Diving LLC

Next Step in Diving: Advanced Open Water, Any Specialty Course, or work towards your Master Scuba Diver Rating

PADI Altitude Diver with Crystal Diving LLC

Diving in altitudes higher than 300 metres/1000 feet above sea level is altitude diving. Discover a hidden world where only a few have ventured.

Description

Imagine descending below the surface of a clear mountain lake to explore a well-preserved wreck. Interested? Any time you scuba dive at an altitude higher than 300 metres/1000 feet above sea level, you’re altitude diving. If you’re ready to discover a hidden world where few have ventured, then the PADI Altitude Diver Specialty course is for you.

PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 10 years old are eligible to take the Altitude Diver course.

Academic

Learning to adjust your dive plan for the reduced surface pressure at altitude is an important part of the course. You’ll complete two scuba dives and learn:

  • Altitude dive planning, organization, procedures and techniques.
  • How to adjust your dive computer for altitude diving or calculate altitude dive profiles using the RDP Table or eRDPMLTM.
  • How to avoid problems and handle emergency situations, if they occur, at altitude.

Get credit! The first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.

Equipment

Beyond using basic scuba equipment, you may need a dry suit for the cool water. Your PADI Instructor may suggest additional equipment depending on the dive site features and visibility. Check with the Crystal Diving LLC to get advice about diving at altitude.

Ask us how to get started TODAY!
Next Step in Diving: Advanced Open Water or Any Specialty Course

PADI Boat Diver with Crystal Diving LLC

This course helps you expand your knowledge about boats from small inflatables to large live aboard. You’ll gain experience scuba diving by completing two dives from a boat.

Description

Much of the world’s best scuba diving is accessible only by boat. Whether you’ve never made a boat dive or you’ve logged dozens, the PADI Boat Diver Specialty course will benefit you because boats in various parts of the world do things differently. Scuba diving from a boat is fun and relatively easy because you usually descend directly onto your dive site.
If you’re a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 10 years old, you can enroll in the Boat Diver course.

Academic

The PADI Boat Diver course will expand your knowledge about boats from small inflatables to large live aboards. You’ll gain experience scuba diving by completing two dives from a boat in your local area and learn:

  • Boat terminology.
  • Boat diving procedures and etiquette, including how to enter and exit, and where to stow your gear.
  • Boating safety, including how to locate safety equipment.

Get credit! The first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.

Equipment

Beyond using basic scuba equipment, you’ll want to have a surface signaling device, such as an inflatable signal tube. Having a complete spare parts kit is also a good idea. Crystal Diving staff may suggest additional equipment depending on what type of boat and where your boat diving adventures take you.

Getting Started

You can start by reading the PADI Boat Diver Manual and watching the Boat Diving video in preparation for meeting with your instructor to schedule the boat dives. Contact Crystal Diving LLC to enroll in the course and get your Boat Diver Crew-Pak and start learning.

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Next Step in Diving: Advanced Open Water, Any Specialty Course, or work towards your Master Scuba Diver Rating

PADI Enriched Air Specialty with Crystal Diving LLC

Who should take this course?

The Enriched Air Diver course is PADI’s most popular specialty scuba course. Why? Because scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression time, especially on repetitive scuba dives. If staying down longer and getting back in the water sooner sounds appealing, then don’t hesitate to become an enriched air diver.

What will you learn?

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. During a practical session, and two optional (or required) scuba dives, you’ll:

  • Discuss managing oxygen exposure.
  • Practice analyzing oxygen content in your scuba tank.
  • Set your dive computer for diving with enriched air nitrox.

The first dive of this PADI Specialty Dive course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.

Supporting Products:

Sign up for Enriched Air Diver Online –eLearning option – to get started immediately. The web-based system covers all the enriched air diver course content and allows you to study at your own pace through an easy-to-use, interactive program. You also have access to an online version of the Enriched Air Diver Manual.

Ask us how to get started TODAY!
Next Step in Diving: Any Specialty Courses or work towards your Master Scuba Diving Rating

PADI Equipment Specialty with Crystal Diving LLC

Learn to manage basic scuba diving equipment repairs and adjustments.  Understand routine care and maintenance procedures and how dive gear works.

Description

Don’t miss a dive due to minor issues with your scuba diving equipment. Whether it’s a missing o-ring, wetsuit tear or a broken fin strap, the PADI Equipment Specialist course teaches you to manage basic repairs and adjustments. You’ll also learn more about how your gear works, making you more comfortable with it and better prepared to take care of your investment.
If you’re at least 10 years old and certified as a PADI (Junior) Scuba Diver or higher, you can enroll in the Equipment Specialist course.

Academic

You’ll learn about routine care and maintenance procedures as well as scuba equipment storage recommendations. Your instructor will show you how to overcome some common equipment problems and offer equipment configuration suggestions. You may even get to jump into the water to try new or unfamiliar equipment.

Equipment

Your PADI Instructor may ask you to bring your basic scuba equipment to class, but will also have examples of other dive gear for you to work with during training.

Getting Started

Ask us how to get started TODAY to enroll in the course, and get The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving to use as a reference during the course.

Next Step in Diving: Advanced Open Water, Any Specialty, or work towards your Master Scuba Diving Rating

PADI Oxygen First Aid with Crystal Diving LLC

Who should take this course?

All scuba divers that will be around water, and be prepared to offer aid. There are no prerequisites or age restrictions. This course is open to everyone.

It’s quick and easy, and a good way to prepare for your next course or get ready for a vacation.

What will you learn?

You will learn in the Oxygen First Aid Class the understanding, and important concepts on how to set up the system, administer oxygen and log emergency situations.

Course Offerings: Complete hands on training in a safe environment learning Oxygen First Aid.

Ask us how to get started TODAY!

Next Step in Diving: Join one of our dive trips, work towards your master Scuba Diver Rating

PADI Coral Reef Habitats with Crystal Diving LLC

This course helps you appreciate the complexity of Coral Reef Habitats and teaches how you can help conserve these vital systems.

Description

Everyone likes to scuba dive or snorkel in warm, clear water on a vibrant coral reef, yet many people know little about what they’re seeing or the importance of reef ecosystems. The Coral Reef Conservation Specialty course helps you appreciate the complexity of these habitats and teaches you how you can help conserve these vital systems.

Anyone who has an interest in the aquatic world can take this course. There are no prerequisites or age restrictions and no water sessions are required to earn this non-diving certification.

Academic

Through classroom discussions, you learn:

  • How coral reefs function and the complex nature of life on a reef.
  • Why coral reefs are so important.
  • Why many coral reefs are in serious trouble.
  • What you can do to prevent further decline.
  • How Project AWARE unites divers and water enthusiasts to make a difference.

Getting Started

The Coral Reef Conservation course references information in the digital manual – AWARE – Our World, Our Water – downloadable for free on ProjectAWARE.org. Although this manual is not required for the course, you can read the chapter on coral reefs in preparation for meeting with your instructor.

Ask us how to get started TODAY!

Next Step in Diving: Project AWARE rating, EFR First Aid/CPR Card, Equipment Specialist Card

PADI PROJECT AWARE SPECIALTY with Crystal Diving LLC

Who should take this course?

The revised Project AWARE Specialty course is an introduction to Project AWARE as a global movement for ocean protection. It focuses and expands on the 10 Tips for Divers to Protect the Ocean Planet to provide guidance and help you make a difference for ocean protection every time you dive, travel and more. Remaining as a dry course it is ideal to engage divers and non-divers alike as well as a perfect solution to those bad weather days.

What will you learn?

The 10 Tips for Divers to Protect the Ocean Planet. Download the Signs to post to social media.

Ask us how to get started TODAY!

Next Step in Diving: Any Specialty Course, work towards your Master Scuba Diving Rating with Crystal Diving LLC. Master Scuba Diver is the highest possible certification in recreational diving.

PADI Full Face Mask Diver with Crystal Diving LLC

Diving with a full face mask allows you to breathe from your nose and mouth, and provides added comfort in colder water. The mask can also be fitted with communication gear, which can be useful for various types of specialty diving.

Description

Working divers, such as public safety divers, use full face masks because they protect the eyes and nose from contaminants in the water, provide comfort in cold water, and allow for communication. If you’re interested public safety diving, scientific diving, or venturing into extremely cold-water, then learning to dive with a full face mask is definitely for you. Because full face masks allow you to breathe from your nose, they are also beneficial for those who have difficulty using standard scuba masks. Diving with a full face mask offers a different experience and that alone may be reason to give it a try.

You need to be a PADI Open Water Diver who is at least 12 years old to enroll in the Full Face Mask Diver course.

Academic

There are several different types of full face masks, so you begin learning about varying mask features and components. Next, you learn techniques for preparing and diving with a full face mask as well as proper maintenance. During a confined water dive, you get comfortable using your mask and practice skills in preparation for your open water dives. In open water, during two dives, you’ll demonstrate your ability to:

  • Properly prepare and check your mask for the dive.
  • Make adjustments underwater and clear water out of the mask.
  • Respond to simulated out-of-gas emergency situations.
  • Get credit! The first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.

Available Languages

For information on other available languages please contact Crystal Diving LLC staff.

Equipment

Besides your basic scuba equipment, you’ll need a full face mask that fits you and works with a regulator. You also need to have an alternate air source. Your Instructor will suggest other gear as appropriate, such as a dry suit if diving in cold water.

Getting Started
Visit CrystalDivingllc.com click on our calendar, and schedule a time to talk to one of our Scuba Professionals to enroll in the course, and schedule the first class session with your Instructor.

Ask us how to get started TODAY!
Next Step in Diving: Dry Suit, Any Specialty Course, or work towards your Master Scuba Diver Rating

PADI Underwater Digital Photography with Crystal Diving LLC

The most popular diving specialties course. It’s easy and fun to capture images of your underwater scuba adventures. This specialty course helps you easily achieve great photo and video results. This course also counts towards the Advanced Open Water course and your Master Scuba Diver rating.

Description

Underwater photography is one of the most popular diving specialties, and with so many underwater cameras to choose from, it has become easier and more fun than ever to capture images of your underwater scuba adventures. The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer course gets you going quickly, whether you use a point-and-shoot camera or a sophisticated dSLR like the pros.

PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 10 years old are eligible to take the Digital Underwater Photographer course.

Because underwater photography is also popular with snorkelers, there is an option for avid snorkelers and skin divers to complete the course. Contact Crystal Diving LLC if this interest you and your team.

Academic

Through hands-on training during two scuba dives and guidance from your PADI Professional, you’ll discover:

  • How to choose the right underwater camera system for you.
  • The PADI SEA (Shoot, Examine, Adjust) method for getting great shots quickly.
  • Principles for good composition of underwater images.
  • Practical techniques to take great photos with your digital camera.

Get credit! The second dive of this PADI Specialty Dive course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.

Equipment

Beyond using basic scuba equipment, you’ll need a  digital underwater camera and a computer or other device for downloading and viewing your images. Your PADI Pro may suggest additional equipment and accessories depending on your camera system. Talk to Crystal Diving LLC to get advice about everything you need for your underwater photography adventures.

Getting Started

Sign up for Digital Underwater Photographer – PADI’s eLearning option – to get started immediately. The web-based system guides you through the principles of great underwater photography, with a BONUS section on underwater imaging (including video). You study at your own pace through an easy-to-use, interactive program. You also have access to an online version of the Digital Underwater Photographer Manual.

You can also choose to read the paper version of the Digital Underwater Photographer Manual. Contact Crystal Diving LLC to enroll in the course, get your materials and start learning. Your PADI Professional will meet with you to schedule knowledge review sessions along with your dives

Ask us how to get started TODAY!

Next Step in Diving: Advanced Open Water or work towards your Master Scuba Diver ratings

PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty with Crystal Diving LLC

Who should take this course?

Excellent buoyancy control is what defines skilled scuba divers. You’ve seen them underwater. They glide effortlessly, use less air and ascend, descend or hover almost as if by though. They more easily observe aquatic life without disturbing their surroundings. You can achieve this, too. The Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty course improves the buoyancy skills you learned as a new diver and elevates them to the next level.

What will you learn?

During two scuba dives, you’ll learn how to:

  • Determine the exact weight you need, so you’re not too light or too heavy.
  • Trim your weight system and scuba gear so you’re perfectly balanced in the water.
  • Streamline to save energy, use air more efficiently and move more smoothly through the water.
  • Hover effortlessly in any position – vertical or horizontal.

The first dive of this Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive towards your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.

Supporting Materials

Get a Peak Performance Buoyancy manual and Peak performance Buoyancy video to start your training today. During training, it’s best to use your own scuba equipment, including a weight system, so that you fine – tune your buoyancy in gear you’ll use on every dive. Your instructor can help you find the equipment that is best for you and your diving adventures.

Ask us how to get started TODAY!
Next Step in Diving: Advanced Open Water Diver or Any Specialty Courses.

PADI KELP Diver with Crystal Diving LLC

Description

If you’ve earned the PADI Open Water Diver rating or higher, you must have a PADI Open Water Diver certification (or have a qualifying certification from another organization.

Why learn kelp Diving?

  1. Great digital and video photography
  2. Lots of marine life to observe
  3. Water temperature between 40 and 74 degrees Fahrenheit. Wear proper thermal protection
  4. You get to observe and study the Kelp forest ecosystem

Academic

Your training starts by reviewing reasons for kelp diving and how important it is to know your personal limits.

You may be able to get college credit for the Kelp Diver course – ask your instructor.

Also, the first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.

Equipment

You’ll need a dive computer along with the rest of your basic scuba equipment. A dive light, fish Chart and slate are also recommended. Your Crystal Diving Instructor may suggest other gear appropriate for local deep diving.

Getting Started

Get a PADI Kelp Diver Crew-Pak that includes your manual and video by visiting Crystal Diving LLC and enroll in the course. Read the manual and watch the video before meeting with your PADI Instructor to plan your deep diving adventures.

Ask us how to get started TODAY!

Next Step in Diving: Advanced Open Water, Any Specialty Course, or work towards your Master Scuba Diving Rating

PADI Shark Awareness Diver with Crystal Diving LLC

Description

Love sharks? Scared of sharks? Or do you just want to know more about them? Enroll in an AWARE Shark Conservation Specialty course and discover the value of sharks to marine ecosystems and economies. You’ll learn more about the causes of declining shark populations and the actions you can take to become a knowledgeable and passionate shark defender. By being informed, you can dispel misconceptions and act to protect sharks. Sharks need you!

If you’re a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 12 years old, you can enroll in the AWARE Shark Conservation Diver Specialty course.

Academic

At the end of your classroom session and two open water dives, you will be able to explain:

  • The conservation status of sharks, why they are unique and vulnerable, and the importance of healthy shark populations.
  • How to manage threats to sharks, recognize the value of sharks and remove barriers to conservation.
  • Actions you can take to protect sharks and how joining a global movement of divers can help to protect sharks.

Get credit! The first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.

Getting Started

Download and read the AWARE Shark Conservation Diver Study Guide from the Project Aware website.

Ask us how to get started today to enroll in the course and start learning about the value of sharks to marine ecosystems and economies.

Next Step in Diving: Advanced Open Water, Any Specialty Course, or work towards your Master Scuba Diving Rating

PADI Diver Propulsion Vehicle Diver with Crystal Diving LLC

Propel your way through the water and glide over reefs, buzz around a large wreck or weave through a kelp forest. You must be at least 12 years old and a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or higher.

Description

DPVs offer a thrilling way for scuba divers to see a lot of underwater territory in a short amount of time. They scoot you through the water allowing you to glide over reefs, buzz around a large wreck or weave through a kelp forest. Whether making a shore or boat dive, a DPV is a great way to see more and have fun doing it.

If you’re at least 12 years old and a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or higher, you can enroll in the PADI Diver Propulsion Vehicle course.

Academic

The PADI Diver Propulsion Vehicle course guides you in choosing the right DPV for you. You’ll make two dives and learn about:

  • Maintaining your DPV.
  • How to plan dives, including procedures for staying with your buddy.
  • DPV-handling skills, such as making proper descents and ascents.
  • Potential problems and ways to deal with them.

Get credit! The first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.

Equipment

Of course, you’ll need a DPV along with your basic scuba equipment. If you have your own DPV, your instructor will have you complete all your training using it. Ask Crystal Diving LLC staff which DPVs are available, and what other additional equipment you may need for your scuba diving exploration with a DPV.

Getting Started

Contact Crystal Diving LLC to enroll in the course, pick up your Diver Propulsion Vehicle Manual and Diver Propulsion Vehicle video and start learning. By studying independently, you’re better prepared to get in the water with your instructor and start “scootering.”

Ask us how to get started TODAY!

Next Step in Diving: Advanced Open Water, Any Specialty Course, or work towards your Master Scuba rating

PADI Adaptive Technique with Crystal Diving LLC

Increase your awareness of divers’ varying abilities, and explore adaptive techniques to apply while diving or freediving with a buddy with a disability.

Description

Do you want to learn how to best support a dive buddy who has a physical or mental challenge? The PADI® Adaptive Support Diver course will increase your awareness of divers’ varying abilities, and explores adaptive techniques to apply while diving or freediving with a buddy with a disability.

PADI Open Water Divers who are at least 15 years old and have completed the EFR Primary and Secondary Care Course within 24 months are eligible to take the PADI Adaptive Support Diver course. It is also recommended that you complete the PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy course beforehand so that you have better awareness of trim.

Academic

Through knowledge development and two diving workshops – one in confined water and one in open water – you’ll learn useful techniques that will increase your ability to become a better dive partner to a diver with a disability.You’ll gain insight and practical experience as you learn about:

  1. Becoming more aware and mindful of individual considerations when diving with people with disabilities.
  2. Adaptive techniques that can be applied while diving with buddies with mental and/or physical challenges.

Equipment

Along with you basic scuba equipment your PADI Instructor may suggest additional gear to assist with your buddy’s particular needs.

Getting Started

Ask us how to get started TODAY!

Next Step in Diving: Advanced Open Water Diver or Any Specialty Courses, or work towards your Master Scuba Rating

PADI Dry Suit Diver with Crystal Diving LLC

Becoming a dry suit diver allows you to expand your boundaries and dive more places, more often. This suit seals you off from the water and keeps you comfortable, even in surprisingly cold water.

Description

Want to stay warm? Want to extend your scuba diving season? Then dive dry. A dry suit seals you off from the water and keeps you comfortable, even in surprisingly cold water. There is incredible diving in the world’s cooler regions and in some areas, conditions are even better in colder months. Becoming a dry suit diver allows you to expand your boundaries and dive more places, more often.

If you’re at least 10 years old and certified as a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or higher, you can enroll in the Dry Suit Diver course.

Academic

The first thing you’ll discover is which dry suit style and accompanying undergarments are right for you and the diving you’ll do. Then you’ll learn how to take care of your dry suit. During two dives, in addition to a confined water dive, you’ll practice:

  • Putting on and taking off your dry suit with minimal assistance.
  • Mastering buoyancy control using your dry suit.
  • Dive safety procedures when using a dry suit.

You may be able to get college credit for the Dry Suit Diver course – ask your instructor.
Also, the first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.

Equipment

Clearly a dry suit is necessary along with your basic scuba equipment. Crystal Diving staff will explain other gear or equipment options you may need to dive comfortably with your dry suit. For example, because you’re more buoyant in a dry suit than in a wetsuit, you may want a different weight system setup.

Getting Started

Ask us how to get started TODAY to enroll in the course, and pick up a PADI Dry Suit Diver Manual and Dry Suit Diving video. By reading the manual and watching the video before class, you’ll be ready to get into the water with your instructor and start practicing with your dry suit.

Next Step in Diving: Advanced Open Water Course, Any Specialty Class, or work towards your Master Scuba Diving Rating

PADI Night Diver with Crystal Diving LLC

The underwater world changes as day creatures retire & nocturnal organisms emerge. If you’ve wondered what happens underwater after the sun goes down, enroll in the PADI Night Diver Specialty course.

Description

The thought of dipping below the surface at night seems mysterious, yet so alluring. Although you’ve been scuba diving at a site many times before, at night you drop into a whole new world and watch it come to life under the glow of your dive light. The scene changes as day creatures retire and nocturnal organisms emerge. If you’ve wondered what happens underwater after the sun goes down, Sign Up for the PADI Night Diver Specialty course.

PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers or higher, who are at least 12 years old, can enroll in the Night Diver specialty course.

Academic

Scuba diving at night teaches you to focus on what you can see in your light’s beam, on controlling your buoyancy by feel, on staying with your buddy and on paying attention to details you may overlook during the day. During three night dives, you’ll practice:

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

You may be able to get college credit for the Night Diver course – ask your instructor.

Also, the first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.

Equipment

Along with your basic scuba equipment, you’ll need a primary dive light and want to have a backup light, too. Crystal Diving LLC staff may suggest other equipment options, such as wearing more exposure protection to stay comfortable after dark.

Getting Started

To enroll in the course and get a PADI Night Diver Crew-Pak that includes your manual and video. By studying before class, you’ll be better prepared for the thrill of exploring the underwater world at night.

You may be able to get college credit for the Open Water Diver course.

Next Step in Diving: Advanced Open Water, Any Specialty Course, or work towards your Master Scuba Diver Rating

PADI Search and Recovery Diver with Crystal Diving LLC

Retrieve lost items that have fallen overboard or over a dock. Learn effective swimming patterns and using a lift bag for heavy objects.

Academic

Gathering information and resources, then carefully planning a search are the first important steps you learn. During four scuba dives you’ll practice:

  • Swimming search patterns using your compass and natural navigation.
  • Locating large and small objects using various search patterns.
  • Using a lift bag for large or heavy objects, plus other recovery methods.
  • Planning a search operation based on facts gathered about a lost object prior to the dive.

You may be able to get college credit for the Search and Recovery course – ask your instructor.

Also, the first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.

Equipment

Besides your basic scuba equipment, you’ll need a compass and underwater slate. Crystal Diving LLC staff may suggest other gear that may help with your searches, such as a dive light, marker buoys, lines and reels.

Next Step in Diving: Advanced Open Water, Any Specialty Course or, work towards your Master Scuba rating

PADI Wreck Diver with Crystal Diving LLC

Ships, airplanes and even cars are fascinating to explore and usually teem with aquatic life. Each wreck dive offers a chance for a new discovery.

Description

Whether purpose-sunk as an artificial reef for scuba divers, or lost as the result of an accident, wrecks are fascinating windows to the past. Ships, airplanes and even cars are fascinating to explore and usually teem with aquatic life. Each wreck dive offers a chance for discovery, potentially unlocking a mystery or spying something others have missed. The PADI Wreck Diver Specialty course is popular because it offers rewarding adventures while observing responsible wreck diving practices.

If you’re at least 15 years old and have earned a PADI Adventure Diver certification or higher, you can enroll in the Wreck Diver Specialty course.

Academic

There are many different types of wrecks, some of which are protected by laws that guard their historical and cultural significance. Your training starts by reviewing guidelines for researching and respecting wrecks. During four dives you’ll learn:

  • Safety considerations for navigating and exploring wrecks.
  • Surveying and mapping a wreck.
  • Using penetration lines and reels to guide exploration.
  • Techniques to avoid kicking up silt or disturbing the wreck and its inhabitants.

You may be able to get college credit for the Wreck Diver course – ask your instructor.

Also, the first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.

Equipment

You’ll need your basic scuba equipment, plus a dive light to see into the wreck, a slate and underwater compass for mapping and navigation, and a line and reel for practicing wreck penetration. Contact Crystal Diving LLC staff may suggest other gear appropriate for wreck diving in your area.

Getting Started

Get a PADI Wreck Diver Manual and Wreck Diving video from Crystal Diving LLC when you enroll in the course. Read the manual and watch the video before meeting with your PADI Instructor to discuss the wrecks you’ll visit during your open water scuba dives.

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Next Step in Diving: Advanced Open Water, Any Specialty Course or work towards your Master Scuba rating

PADI Deep Diver with Crystal Diving LLC

Explore deeper dive sites with confidence at depths down to 40 metres/130 ft. Learn to manage your gas supply, go over buddy contact procedures, and buoyancy control.

Description

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.

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

Academic

Your training starts by reviewing reasons for deep diving and how important it is to know your personal limits. During four deep dives with your instructor, you’ll go over:

  • Specialized deep diving equipment.
  • Deep dive planning, buddy contact procedures and buoyancy control.
  • Managing your gas supply, dealing with gas narcosis and safety considerations.
  • You may be able to get college credit for the Deep Diver course – ask your instructor.

Also, the first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.

Equipment

You’ll need a dive computer along with the rest of your basic scuba equipment. A dive light and slate are also recommended. Your Crystal Diving Instructor may suggest other gear appropriate for local deep diving.

Getting Started

Get a PADI Deep Diver Crew-Pak that includes your manual and video by visiting Crystal Diving LLC and enroll in the course. Read the manual and watch the video before meeting with your PADI Instructor to plan your deep diving adventures.

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Next Step in Diving: Advanced Open Water, Any Specialty Course, or work towards your Master Scuba Diving Rating

PADI ReActive with Crystal Diving LLC

Who should take this course?

Haven’t been scuba diving lately and want a quick refresher? The ReActive program is the perfect way to brush up on your knowledge and skills from the PADI Open Water Diver Course before jumping back into the water. Whether you want a few reminders or need to go over the basics, ReActivate is personalized for you. You conveniently review scuba concepts on your tablet, mobile device or computer and then go diving with a PADI Professional. It’s quick and easy, and a good way to prepare for your next PADI course or get ready for a diving vacation.

What will you learn?

The ReActivate Touch (for tablets or mobile devices) or ReActivate Online (for your personal computer), is designed to immerse your in dive scenarios that test your understanding of important dive safety concepts, dive planning essentials and problem management. Move through ReActivate at your own pace and delve deeper into topics when you need or want to.

Course Offerings:

Divers who complete both the knowledge and in-water skill refresher receive a replacement certification card with a ReActivated data on it.
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PADI Master Scuba Diver Rating with Crystal Diving LLC

Who should pursue this rating?

Join the best of the best in recreational scuba diving and live the dive life as a PADI Master Scuba Diver. The Master Scuba Diver rating places you in an ELITE group of respected divers who have earned this rating through both significant experience and scuba training. When you flash your Master Scuba Diver card, people will recognize your superior achievement knowing that you are experienced recreational diver.

Program Prerequisites:

The path starts with earning Open Water Diver certification, followed by Advanced Open Water Diver and Rescue Diver (or qualifying certifications). You also need to earn five PADI Specialty Diver certifications and have logged a minimum of 50 dives. After completion of the prerequisites, you achieve the Black Belt of scuba diving- PADI Master Scuba Diver.

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Next Step in Diving: Professional Level PADI Dive Master Course

PADI Skin Diving with Crystal Diving LLC

Learn snorkeling and skin diving techniques including checking buoyancy, surface swimming, clearing water from your snorkel and performing effortless surface dives.

Description

Skin diving is snorkeling while making breath-hold dives to observe aquatic life, up close and personal. It’s a great way to explore the underwater world when you’re not able to scuba dive or if scuba diving just isn’t your thing. The PADI Skin Diver course teaches you how to enjoy watching life below the surface and comfortably venture underwater for short visits, whether you dive in a local freshwater lake or the big blue ocean, at home or on holiday.

To enroll in a PADI Skin Diver course, you must be at least 8 years old. You need adequate swimming skills and comfort in the water. No prior experience is required.

Academic

The PADI Skin Diver course teaches you about:

  • How to choose, adjust and use skin diving equipment.
  • Basic safety guidelines for being in and around the water.
  • Snorkeling and skin diving techniques including checking buoyancy, surface swimming, clearing water from your snorkel and performing effortless surface dives.
  • Going on an optional skin dive at a local dive site.

Equipment

The PADI Skin Diver course teaches you how to use basic snorkeling equipment including a mask, snorkel, fins, snorkeling vest, exposure protection like a wet suit and dive weights as needed.

Check with your Instructor about the gear you’ll need for this course and get advice about skin diving from your PADI Professional.

Getting Started

Enroll in a course with Crystal Diving LLC and get started earning your PADI Skin Diver certification. Ask your instructor about the PADI Discover the Underwater World video and companion piece – The Snorkeler’s Field Guide. Although not required for the course, the video has great tips that will come in handy when you hit the water and the field guide covers different underwater environments along with common aquatic life.

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Next Step in Diving: Discover Scuba

PADI River Diver with Crystal Diving LLC

This course helps you expand your knowledge about River Diving from small inflatables or small boats.

Description

Much of the world’s best scuba diving is accessible only by boat. The PADI River Diver Specialty course will benefit you because boats in various parts of the world do things differently. You will learn to understand River conditions: visibility, currents, enter and exit methods, and basic emergency procedures.

If you’re a PADI Open Water Diver who is at least 12 years old, you can enroll in the River Diver course.

Academic

The PADI River Diver course will expand your knowledge about River conditions, boats from small inflatables small boat. You’ll gain experience scuba diving by completing two dives in your local area and learn:

  • Safety procedures diving in a River.
  • Boat diving procedures and etiquette, including how to enter and exit, and where to stow your gear.
  • Dealing with River visibility, currents, how to enter and exit a river and basic emergency produces.
  • Get credit! The first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.

Equipment

Beyond using basic scuba equipment, you’ll want to have a surface signaling device, such as an inflatable signal tube, rope, strobe and a dive light. Having a complete spare parts kit is also a good idea. Crystal Diving LLC staff may suggest additional equipment depending on what type of boat and where your boat diving adventures take you.

Getting Started

Contact Crystal Diving LLC to enroll in the course and start learning.

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Next Step in Diving: Advanced Open Water, Any Specialty Course, or work towards your Master Scuba Diver Rating

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