Self Reliant & Solo Diver

Self Reliant & Solo Diver

$299.00

Course Length: 1 Day

Prerequisites:

  • Advanced Open Water
  • 100+ Logged dives
  • Dive skills assessment
  • Self Reliant/Solo diving equipment
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Description

PADI Self-Reliant Specialty Course

Not that long ago, the idea of diving alone was considered dangerous.  Dive training agencies have now recognized that there are safety advantages in teaching divers to be self reliant if they do find themselves diving solo.  The Self-Reliant Diver specialty course is to recognize and accept the role of the buddy system and its contributions to diver safety while identifying and developing self-reliance and independence while diving.

Why take the PADI Self-Reliant Specialty course?

Sharpen your skills for diving self-reliance, making you a stronger partner in a dive pair or team. Develop the skills for planning and carrying out dives without a partner when preferred or necessary.

What’s involved in the course?

This course covers when diving alone may be applicable, and the need to compensate for those situations, including dive planning, gas management,  life support system readiness, adaptive training, equipment and responsibility.

Who can take the course?

To take this course you must be; an Advanced Open Water diver have over 100 Logged dives, be at least 18 years old and complete a dive skills assessment by a PADI Self Reliant – Specialty Instructor.  Specialist Self Reliant diver equipment available in store.

When does the course run?

All our specialties run regularly year round. Our training staff can work out an individual schedule for the specialty courses that interest you.

Where does the course run?

For the dives we head to one of the many local dive sites around the Mana, Porirua and Wellington coast.

How do I sign up?

Register easily online, in store, by phone or email.  Remember to let us know when you would like to do the course.

Yes, this Specialty course counts towards your 

PADI Master Scuba Diver rating!


SDI Solo Diver Course

Not that long ago, the idea of diving alone was considered dangerous.  Dive training agencies have now recognized that there are safety advantages in teaching divers to be self reliant if they do find themselves diving solo.  The SDI Solo Diver specialty course recognizes and accepts the role of the buddy system and its contributions to diver safety while identifying and developing self-reliance and independence while diving.

Why take the SDI Solo Diver course?

The objective of the Solo course is to train divers in the benefits, hazards, and proper procedures for diving solo. Upon successful completion of this course , graduates may engage in solo diving activities.

What’s involved in the course?

This course includes a classroom session and two open water dives. The student is required to, under the Instructors supervision and guidance, plan the two no-decompression dives and surface interval.

Who can take the course?

To take this course you must be; an SDI Advanced Diver or equivalent provide proof of 100 logged dives and be at least 21 years old.

When does the course run?

All our courses run regularly year round. Our training staff can work out an individual schedule for the specialty courses that interest you. Call us and ask – 04 233-8238

Where does the course run?

For the dives we head to one of the many local dive sites: Porirua coast, Wellington Harbour and Wellington south coast.

How do I sign up?

Register easily online, in store, by phone or email.  Remember to let us know when you would like to do the course.