The Master SCUBA Diver course is designed to offer Advanced certified SCUBA
divers the opportunity to learn not only the best skills in recreational
SCUBA diving but also the knowledge needed to become a diving professional.
One of the most challenging courses in recreational diving, Master SCUBA
diver combines studies in physics, physiology, decompression techniques, and
gear configuration. Instructional methods are designed to maximize the
divers existing skills and use this foundation to build new ones.
The diving portion of this course requires a minimum of eight open water dives including the following required dives:
- Emergency procedures and rescue
- Deep/simulated decompression diving
- Limited visibility or night diving
- Advanced navigation techniques
- Search and Recovery – light salvage
The remaining dives are instructor electives and may include:
- Air consumption calculation dive
- Environmental study or survey
- Ocean ecology
- Drysuit diving
- Boat diving
The minimum age for this certification is 15 years old and Advanced Scuba Diver certification is required. The cost is $525.00 and includes all education materials and instruction. Equipment is not included but half price rentals are available.