With a diverse and fascinating underwater
world just waiting to be uncovered, here is the range of courses offered
by Universal Diver catering for everyone, from budding enthusiasts
to seasoned diving veterans.
The Discovery Dive is an excellent introduction for interested individuals to try their hand at scuba diving under the watch of a qualified Instructor. Discovery Dives takes a couple of hours, and provides a hands-on, yet safe starting point for first-time divers.
PADI Open Water Diver
In the PADI Open Water Diver course, your certified instructor will
take you through the basics of scuba diving, consisting of five theory
sessions, five confined water dives and finally, four
open water dives. At the end of the course, you will receive your
PADI Open Water Diver certification, opening the door to a whole new
world, with many fabulous destinations, exciting escapades and interesting
people awaiting you.
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver
More experienced divers can take their experience a step further with
the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course. With a prerequisite of
having completed your PADI Open Water Diver course beforehand, this
course consists of five Adventure Dives comprising of compulsory deep
and underwater navigation dives, as well as a choice of any three
other Adventure Dives which can include wreck diving, search and recovery,
underwater photography diving and night diving.
PADI Rescue Diver
Divers looking for more of a challenge can also take the PADI Rescue
Diver course, which trains divers advanced techniques to spot and
prevent diving problems, and if necessary, manage any emergencies
which may arise. This intensive course covers a wide variety of scenarios
that can arise in the process of diving and even entails an Emergency
First Response course which teaches CPR and other first aid techniques,
giving participants the knowledge and confidence to react promptly
and properly in case of unforeseen circumstances.
Lastly, divers who are certified up to Rescue Diver can apply for PADI Divemaster course, taking their first step into being a PADI professional. Working
closely with a PADI instructor, divers hone their skills to a professional
level, through a combination of classes on diving theory to practical
diving exercises. Of course, nothing beats the experience garnered
from actual diving, so an aspiring PADI Divemaster will also have
to log a minimum of 60 dives in order to obtain this coveted level.