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NAUI Basic Training

Basic Open Water Scuba  Diver      

The NAUI Basic Scuba Diver program is an entry level course in scuba diving, which takes place over the course of two weeks:

 

The first classroom lecture is scheduled the first Tuesday – Thursday evening of each month.

 

This is followed by the pool sessions, which are conducted on Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

The second classroom lecture is held the following Wednesday evening from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.

 

Then, 5 ocean dives the following weekend, starting at 7 a.m. Saturday at La Jolla Shores.

 

 

This exciting program includes:

 

•9 hours of classroom study in diving equipment, Diving Physics, Physiology, Dive Tables, Environment, Diving Safety, and First Aid.
•6 hours of pool training in the use of snorkel and scuba equipment, dive skills and rescue techniques.
• 1 snorkel and 4 Scuba dives dives off La Jolla Shores.

 

SCUBA Diver graduates will be competent in basic open water diving activities and will receive a lifetime certification card honored around the world.

  • Course fee includes tuition, bookset, rental gear, (for the duration of the class), and certification fee
  • All gear is furnished for the course with exception of booties and gloves, (this does include mask, fins and snorkel rental).  Student/Military discounts are available.

 

Prerequisites:

•Participants must be able to swim 225 yards using any stroke non-stop.
•Float/tread water for 10 minutes.
•Bring bathing suit for pool, pen and paper for each night.
•Participants must have own booties which are available at a  discount
•Free of any respiratory, circulatory illnesses.

 

Advanced Diver

The NAUI Advanced Diver program is a mid-level continuing education course designed for new scuba divers to continue their training and for divers new to the area who want to familiarize themselves with diving in San Diego.

 

This course consists of:

•A minimum of 6 dives with training in rocks, rips and reef entries, underwater navigation.
•Air consumption calculations.
•Night diving, kelp diving, marine life identification.
•Optional boat diving.

The course is held over one or two weekends on site in La Jolla.  Optional Boat trip is available.

 

  • Course fee includes tuition, book and certification fee
  • Gear rental is availble at $60 for the duration of the course.

Prerequisites:

•Participants must be Basic Open Water certified or equivalent.
•Participants must provide all of their own equipment or rent all required equipment.

 

Master  Diver

The NAUI Master Diver program is for avid recreational divers who are Advanced certified or equivalent  and wish to increase their understanding and enjoyment of diving.  This course dives into in depth study of diving physics, equipment and physiology.  Various specialty diving techniques will be covered including deep diving, light salvage, advanced navigation, wreck diving, night and low visibility diving and boat diving.  Lifesaving and rescue techniques and procedures will be covered as well.  This course is an excellent progression toward Leadership level and Technical certification courses.

 

This in-depth course consists of:

 

•20 hours of in-depth lecture covering diving physics, physiology, advanced equipment technology and recompression chamber introduction.
•8 Ocean dives to include deep diving, light salvage, advanced navigation, wreck diving, night and low visibility diving, boat diving.

 

Master Diver graduates will have a greater understanding of diving science, and will be prepared to enter into Leadership level certification courses if desired.

 

  • Course fee includes tuition, book and certification fee
  • Gear rental is available at $60 for the duration of the course.

 

Prerequisites:

•Participants must be Advanced Diver certified or have equivalent experience.
•Must be at least 15 years of age.
•Participants must provide all of their own equipment or rent all required equipment.