Does the thought of deep diving fascinate you? If you are at least 18 and have a NAUI Advanced Scuba Diver certification or the equivalent, you can enroll in a Deep Diver course where you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to plan and make enjoyable deep dives while minimizing risks of deep diving.
Although this is not a decompression techniques course, you will learn about decompression procedures including nitrogen narcosis and decompression sickness, and the use of dive computers including avoiding the need for stage decompression. Your course will also include teachings on the purpose, problems, hazards, planning, preparation, equipment, air supplies, personnel, techniques, gas management, emergency procedures, and depth limits for recreational diving. Deep diving is defined as dives made between 60 and 130 feet.
As long as you are 18 years or older and in good physical condition, you can enroll in a Diver’s World Deep Specialty course. You will also need to hold an Advanced Scuba Diver Certification.
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Your class fee will cover the costs of class, NAUI training materials, your Instructors and Dive Master, and NAUI Deep Specialty certification.
Students shall furnish and be responsible for the care and maintenance of their own diving equipment. You will need to have, or rent, all of the redundancy equipment required for the training dives. The instructor shall initially assist the student in checking all student gear to ensure it is adequate and in proper working order.
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A minimum of four open water dives with your instructor are required.
You will need to provide your own transportation, rental equipment, environmental suit and accommodations. Rental equipment is available through Diver’s World. Many of our local dives are within a couple of hours drive (or right here in our own Lake Erie or Presque Isle Bay) and classmates frequently arrange for travel together.