Scuba Diving International (SDI)
is a globally recognized organization dedicated to promoting safe and enjoyable scuba diving experiences. They offer comprehensive dive training programs and certifications for divers of all levels, from beginners to advanced enthusiasts. Their courses focus on underwater skills, equipment usage, and dive theory, emphasizing safety and environmental conservation. SDI is known for its flexible e-learning options, enabling students to study at their own pace. With a network of affiliated dive centres and instructors worldwide, SDI facilitates accessible and high-quality scuba education, fostering a community of responsible divers who explore and protect the fascinating underwater world.
Try Scuba Diving
(an SDI Introduction)
For those who want to test the waters, this is the course for you.
An easy, two-hour introduction to scuba diving. Starting with approximately 20 minutes of monologue and humour, followed by an hour or so of wet work and fish watching.
At the end of which you’ll be able to go diving with an instructor for up to two weeks.
This scuba course comes in 3 tasty varieties,
Your basic introduction with a single shore dive
The ever favourite, 2 Dive Introduction, with a shore and boat dives.
Or a 2 Dive Introduction at Menjangan Island* for the more adventurous among you.
If you enjoy this experience, then the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course is your next step.
Open Water Scuba Diver
SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course is an entry-level certification course designed to give you the necessary skills to safely conduct open water dives.
Some of the many skills you will learn are buoyancy, proper weighting, marine conservation, equipment assembly, proper dive planning, and maintenance.
The course covers all the basic knowledge about equipment, physiology, and the marine environment while training students to perform basic skills underwater. And is the key to starting exploring dive destinations around the globe or just in your backyard.
Inactive diver – SDI, Refresher Course
Has it been a while since you have been diving?
Have 12 months or even 12 years gone by, and now you are planning a dive trip?
Do you want the reassurance that you are doing everything properly?
The SDI Inactive Diver Program will get you back up to speed. During the course, your SDI Instructor will review equipment assembly and maintenance, dive planning, hand signals, proper ascents and descents, emergency procedures, and buoyancy. By the end of this course, you will be able to enjoy your next big dive with confidence and ease.
SDI, Advanced Diver development program
You’ve taken your open water scuba diver course, and now you’re ready to expand your knowledge, but you would like to see what is out there first. Time to consider the SDI Advanced Adventure Diver course, which will give you an overview of five (5) selected SDI specialities. Two of the specialities are SDI Deep Diver and Navigations Diver, which are the foundation of continuing diver education. The remaining specialities include:
* Advanced Buoyancy Control
* Altitude, Boat
* Computer, Nitrox
* Marine Ecosystem Awareness
* Many More!
This course is intended to introduce you to each of the five (5) specialities and not complete comprehension of the chosen speciality. One (1) dive from each of the chosen specialities may apply towards a complete speciality certification.
Want to learn more about a specific form of diving? Then we offer a range of specialities, night, wreck, drift, photography etc.
The course lengths vary from one until two days, depending on the required number of dives. Fees reflect this.
Contact us for more information.
Requirements; Open Water and/or Advanced depending on speciality ::
SDI, Rescue Diver
Ever wondered what you’d do if a giant Kraken was devouring your dive buddy? Well now you can learn, ± five days of hard rescue and theory which will make sure you know what to do when the proverbial shit hits the fan, usually get out the way. Plus, if you weren’t fast enough, then you’ll know how to deal with the mess.
The Rescue Diver Course from SDI is designed to develop your knowledge and the necessary skills to effectively perform diver rescues, assistance, and how to administer first aid when necessary. You’ll learn skills such as how to perform self rescues, buddy rescues, recognize and calm potential panic divers, and administer proper first aid to divers that have experienced dive related injuries. Furthermore, you learn how to conduct effective search patterns and manage accident scenes, and more.
After the SDI Rescue Diver Course, you can enrol in the SDI Master Scuba Diver Development Program or start in the professional ranks and sign up for the SDI Divemaster Course.
Requirements; Open Water & Advanced, First Aid certification or equivalent,
plus 20 logged dives ::
SDI, Dive Master
The Divemaster Course is your first professional level certification.
During this course, you will be challenged and learn what it is like to work with divers as they experience the underwater world for the first time.
Learn how to lead already certified divers and show them some of your favourite critters or dive sites. Your SDI Instructor will also teach you how to manage divers, work the dive deck of a boat, and conduct safe and enjoyable dives.
Other things you can expect to learn is diving Physics and Physiology, and being a professional SDI Divemaster. Skills will be refined to demonstration quality and your knowledge increased to that of a professional.
Once you have completed the SDI Divemaster course, you can move onto the SDI Assistant Instructor Course, where you will learn more about academic presentations and have the ability to teach certain SDI specialities.
Requirements; Open Water, Advanced and Rescue, First Aid certification or equivalent, plus 60 logged dives before certification ::
CPR1st Administrator Course
The course is one of the two first responder courses that SDI offers. CPR1st, like SDI other course CPROX, is a straight forwarded program that teaches what you need to know to respond to an emergency until trained professionals arrive.
It includes Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid combined in a comprehensive, easy to remember format.
You will learn the basics of
* Stabilizing a victim
* Using materials that are on hand to respond to injuries
* Administering proper CPR
All of which is useful beyond diving as well.
The minimum age on most courses is 10yrs.
And remember, advanced bookings make for advanced booking discount.
So save those Pieces of Eight and contact us now.