Specialties

  • Advanced Fish Watching

    This course picks up where AWARE Fish ID leaves off and broadens fish identification from 30 to 110 within 37 fish families....

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  • Altitude Diver

    This purpose of this course is to familiarize divers with the skills, knowledge, planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems, hazards and enjoyment of diving at altitudes between 1,000 feet and 10,000 feet....

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  • AWARE Shark Conservation

    The goals of this course are to inform students of the value of sharks to marine ecosystems and economies, to educate them about the causes of declining shark populations.......

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  • Boat Diver

    This course is designed to be an introduction to boat diving and to help the student develop the skills, knowledge and techniques necessary for boat diving....

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  • Computer Assisted Diving

    This purpose of this specialty course is to familiarize divers with diving with a dive computer....

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  • Deep Diver

    This course is designed to be an introduction to deep diving and to help the student to safely participate in deep diving activities....

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  • Digital Underwater Photographer

    You learn how to take good photos, how to share them with your friends via email or printing, and optimizing your work with your computer....

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  • Diver Propulsion Vehicle

    Upon completing the course the diver should be able to demonstrate practical knowledge and planning procedures that make diving with a DPV fun....

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  • Drift Diver

    This course is designed to be an introduction to drift diving and to help the student develop the skills, knowledge and techniques necessary for drift diving....

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  • Dry Suit Diver

    The course is intended to serve as a training program that emphasizes adventure and fun while establishing the benefits of dry suit diving....

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  • Enriched Air Diver

    This course is designed to qualify recreational divers to use enriched air ("nitrox") for no stop recreational diving....

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  • Equipment Specialist

    This course is designed to be an introduction to new types of equipment and to familiarize divers with the operation and maintenance of equipment....

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  • Full Face Mask Diver

    The course is intended to serve as a controlled, supervised introduction to full face mask diving and should emphasize fun and safety....

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  • Invasive Lionfish Tracker

    This specialty is intended to serve as a safe and supervised introduction to invasive Lionfish tracking....

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  • Multilevel Diver

    Designed to be an introduction to multilevel diving and to help the student develop necessary skills, knowledge and techniques....

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  • Night Diver

    An introduction to night diving to help the student develop the skills, knowledge and techniques necessary to safely participate in night diving activities....

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  • Peak Performance Buoyancy

    Assists all divers in polishing their buoyancy control beyond that Open Water Diver level....

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  • Project AWARE

    This purpose of this specialty is to familiarize divers and non-divers with the plight of worldwide aquatic ecosystems and to describe what individuals can do to help protect them....

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  • Public Safety Diver

    To introduce the student with the use of special procedures, equipment, scene handling, communication procedures, basic public safety diving search and rescue techniques and documentation requirements....

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  • Reef Coral Identification

    Teaches the basic natural history of corals along with recognition of groups and commonly sighted coral species....

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  • Search and Recovery

    Introduction to search and recovery diving helping the student develop the necessary skills and knowledge for safety....

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  • Self-Reliant Diver

    Explains the role of the buddy system and its contributions to diver safety while identifying and developing self-reliance and independence while diving....

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  • Surface Marker Buoy Diver

    Covers the knowledge and techniques required for the safe use of SMBs and DSMBs....

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  • Tec Gas Blender

    This class will train you as a qualified gas blender, allowing you to provide gas mixes to appropriately certified consumers....

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  • Underwater Naturalist

    An introduction to the underwater aquatic environment helping the student develop safe and responsible interaction with aquatic life....

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  • Underwater Navigator

    Introduction to underwater navigation helping the student develop the skills and knowledge necessary for use in navigating underwater....

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  • Whale Shark Awareness

    Introduces divers and snorkelers to whale sharks and familiarize them with the proper recreational diving techniques for responsible interaction....

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  • Wreck Diver

    Designed to be an introduction to wreck diving and to help the student develop the skills and knowledge necessary for safe wreck diving....

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