Courses

Try Scuba

If you have always wanted to 'Try Scuba' to see if it is something you would like to do, this is the perfect start! Learn how to breathe underwater and enjoy weightlessness with family and friends! This class is good for anyone age 10 or older, all levels of fitness and swimming skills. The class is about ... Find Out More

Scuba Certification

Pre-requisites: Minimum age for private lessons: 10 years old Minimum age for group lessons:  12 years old   Includes: Digital training materials for Open Water Diver Pool and classroom training $100 credit towards your personal gear if purchased at Diventures Referral di... Find Out More

Adaptive Scuba Certification

The SSI Classified Diving program provides adaptive training for students with limited mobility and/or sensory disorders, allowing them to dive with one or more Classified Dive Buddies, or a Classified Dive Professional. Through this program, individuals with disabilities or limited mobility who are medically clea... Find Out More

Scuba Skills Update

Brush up on your diving skills If it’s been over a year since you donned your scuba gear, we recommend taking our Scuba Skills Update refresher class. One of our highly trained dive professionals will review assembling and disassembling your gear, proper buoyancy skills, and emergency procedures. The class ... Find Out More

Snorkeling

Snorkeling lessons are a splash-tastic way for kids to explore new worlds in the backyard pool, lakes, or oceans. Kids love being able to see and breathe underwater. Our SSI-certified snorkeling instructors, who also happen to be swim teachers, ensure everyone has fun and gains a new skill that lasts a lifetime. Studen... Find Out More

Diventures Explorers

Does your child have an interest in scuba diving and marine life? Diventures Explorers allows children to explore their underwater curiosity and learn valuable lifelong skills. Best of all, it’s focused on fun!   Diventures Explorers is for children 8 through 12 with strong swimming skills and is desig... Find Out More

Advanced Adventurer

If you cannot decide which specialty programs are the best choice for you, join the SSI Advanced Adventurer program! With this program, you can try a variety of specialties before committing to full specialty programs. It is a great way to experience what advanced diver training is all about and how valuable it can be ... Find Out More

Lifeguarding

Lifeguarding Certification

Learn how to effectively prevent and respond to water emergencies. Our American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification is key when pursuing a Lifeguard position. Our experienced staff will ensure you get the most of your training. The course is spread over multiple days and includes testing of hands-on skills as well as com... Find Out More

Lifeguarding Recertification

This course is for those who already hold a Red Cross Lifeguarding certification, and need training in order to renew their credential.  The certification includes First Aid, CPR and AED training and is valid nationwide for two years. This course is available to those 15 years old and up.  Find Out More

Scout Swimming

Scout Swimming

Diventures offers dedicated time for Scouts, Cub Scouts and Troop Leaders to practice swimming skills in our indoor heated pool. A lifeguard is available to sign off on swimming skills. Scouts will need to contact a merit badge counselor to sign off on merit badge skills. Find Out More

Specialties

Boat Diving

This course will introduce you to a variety of boat diving techniques, specialized equipment, equipment stowing, and more. Includes home study, academic review, and open water training dives. Find Out More

Classified Dive Buddy

This program is designed to traindivers to assist a Classified Diver. The dive buddy will undergo special training on how to assist those who need help diving.  After the course is completed you will be certified to dive with any level of Classified Diver.   The Prerequisite is at least 18 years of a... Find Out More

Computer Diving

Have you ever been standing at the dive site asking yourself how to correctly set your brand new computer? A lot of scuba divers have been in this situation. This is exactly why the SSI Computer Diving Specialty is such an important course. It is your chance to learn and understand your dive computer so that you can tr... Find Out More

Coral Identification

Learn the skills and concepts required to recognize and identify common families of coral species and their role in the ocean’s ecosystems. Includes home-study and academic review. Find Out More

Deep Diving

Dive to 130 feet in places where only a few have explored before. Learn about descent lines, high-performance regulators, heavier lift BCs, backup tanks, and more. Includes home study, academic review, and open water training dives. Find Out More

Diver Stress & Rescue

Learn accident prevention, how to avoid, recognize and solve problems on land or under the water, and rescue skills. Includes home study, academic review, a pool session, and open water training dives. Find Out More

Diving First Aid

DAN’s Diving First Aid program prepares you to handle multifaceted accidents with confidence. You will learn CPR and first aid, neurological assessment, emergency oxygen for diving injuries, and first aid for hazardous marine life injuries. Includes home study and multiple academic reviews. Find Out More

Dry Suit Diving

Drysuit diving gives you the opportunity to extend your diving to cold water environments. You’ll learn how to use and maintain your drysuit. Includes home study, academic review, a pool session, and open water training dives. Divers must own a dry suit. Find Out More

Enriched Air Nitrox

Learn how to have longer repetitive dive times with less nitrogen build up in your body. Includes home-study and academic review. Find Out More

Equipment Techniques

Learn how to fit, adjust, maintain, and make immediate small repairs to your scuba equipment. Includes home-study and academic review. Find Out More

Fish Identification

Learn the skills and concepts required to identify the common families of the Caribbean, Indo-Pacific, and Red Sea reef fish. Includes home-study and academic review. Find Out More

Full Face Mask

This program teaches about the increased comfort and safety that diving with a full face mask can offer you as diver, such as breathing in a natural way through the nose, without being bothered by water leaks, the cold or a fogged visor. It also teaches how to make the proper preparations and personal ad... Find Out More

Ice Diving

This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive underneath surface ice. You will learn the special requirements for diving in an overhead environment, the techniques and communication methods, and the specialized equipment used for ice diving. Find Out More

Manta & Ray Ecology

This program teaches you about the amazing variety of rays you can find in our oceans, how to recognize ray species by their unique physical characteristics and behaviors, and the vital role rays play in our ocean’s ecosystems. You will learn how to safely interact with rays, and why living animals are worth more... Find Out More

Marine Ecology

You’ll get a general understanding of the complex and exciting science of marine ecology, the study of how organisms interact with each other and the environment, the flow of energy through communities, and the link between ocean ecosystems. Includes home-study and academic review. Find Out More

Marine Mammal Ecology

Most people think of whales and dolphins as the stars of the marine mammal world but there are more animals to this group than just these fast swimming cetaceans. Pinnipeds (seals and sea lions), sea otters, and manatees are some of the other beautiful yet exciting marine mammals to see while scuba diving. In this cour... Find Out More

Navigation

Learn how to navigate with a compass, estimate distances, identify marking points, return to the exit point, and more. Includes home study, academic review, and open water training dives. Divers must own an underwater compass. Find Out More

Night & Limited Visibility

When the sun goes down, there’s a whole different side of the underwater world. Learn specialty equipment and communication skills. Includes home study, academic review, and open water training dives. Divers must own underwater lights. Find Out More

Perfect Buoyancy

Learn to 'fly' underwater! Buoyancy control is the most important skill a diver can learn. In this course, you will perfect your buoyancy, enhance your diving experience. Course includes educational materials, academic review, and practice sessions with our trained professionals. Find Out More

Photo & Video

Learn to take consistent, quality underwater photos for diving memories that last a lifetime. Includes home study, academic review, and a pool session. Divers must own a digital underwater camera system. Find Out More

Science of Diving

Learn about the theory behind decompression limits, the origins of tides, how to calculate air consumption formulas, and other dive theory topics. If you enjoy STEM, you’ll love this class. Includes home-study and multiple academic reviews. Find Out More

Scooter/DPV Diving

A DPV (Diver Propulsion Vehicle) is an underwater scooter that allows you to visit a larger area in a single dive than you would be able to without one. With a scooter, for example, you'll get to see more of the wreck before your air supply dictates that it's time to surface. Because you hardly have t... Find Out More

Sea Turtle Ecology

Learn the skills and concepts required to recognize and identify common species of sea turtles, plus their history and role in marine ecosystems, and threats to their survival. Includes home-study and academic review. Find Out More

Search & Recovery

Learn proper search patterns, how to handle lift bags, and to bring heavy objects securely to the surface. Includes home study, academic review, a pool session, and open water training dives. Find Out More

Shark Ecology

Whether sharks fascinate you or make you a little nervous, this class is a great way to learn what is fact and what is fiction. Learn how sharks and their behavior are often misunderstood and how you can safely observe them in their natural habitat. Includes home-study and academic review. Find Out More

Spearfishing

Learn the etiquette and ethics of spearfishing, plus safety procedures, and an intro to spearfishing equipment – how to select, use, and maintain your gear. The class also covers underwater hunting techniques. Includes academic review, a pool session, and training dives. Find Out More

Waves, Tides & Currents

Learn the skills and knowledge required to conduct dives from shore, in currents, and in different types of waves. Plus, how water motion can affect your diving experience. Includes home study, academic review, and open water training dives. Find Out More

Wreck Diving

Explore shipwrecks firsthand. Learn how to get the most out of each wreck dive with proper techniques, research, and how to locate wrecks. Includes home study, academic review, and open water training dives. Find Out More

Professional

Dive Guide

The Dive Guide course is the first step in becoming a well-prepared, versatile and marketable Dive Professional. Dive Guides are qualified to lead certified divers. Prerequisites: 40+ open water dives; Navigation; Night & Limited Visibility; Deep Diving; Stress & Rescue; First Aid and CPR Find Out More

Diving First Aid Instructor

DAN training is Diventures’ preferred curriculum for CPR, oxygen training, and first aid. This course provides the candidate with Diving First Aid (DFA) Instructor, Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor and Oygen Provider (O2) Instructor certificates. Upon successful completion the candidate will be able to conduct... Find Out More

Assistant Instructor

Have you fallen in love with diving and want to stay active (and generate income) by teaching scuba?  The Assistant Instructor program is the next step of the profesiional pathway.  Here you will learn to teach scuba and this couse qualifies you teach specialties like Perfect Buoyancy and Ecology, Scuba Skill... Find Out More

Open Water Diver Instructor

Share the excitement of the underwater world with new divers by enrolling in the Instructor Training Course. On successful completion, you can attend an Instructor Evaluation. Passing earns you the Open Water Instructor cert. You can then teach and issue certifications for Open Water Divers. Prerequisites: 75+ open ... Find Out More

Assistant Instructor Trainer

You can now train Assistant Instructors and assist in Instructor Training Courses. After Upgrade and Crossover training conducted by the Service Center an Assistant Instructor Trainer can also conduct Instructor Crossovers. Prerequisites: Divemaster Instructor Find Out More

Instructor Trainer

Pass the Instructor Trainer Seminar and you can teach and issue certifications for Instructor Training Courses, Specialty Instructor and Assistant Instructor Trainer Seminars, and Instructor Crossover programs. Find Out More

Technician Training

PSI Visual Cylinder Inspection

This is the core certification course provided by PSI-PCI and in it we teach the regulations and fundamentals of conducting visual inspections of solid wall and composite SCUBA and SCBA cylinders.  The full day course is suited for those new to visual inspection as well as those who have been inspecting witho... Find Out More

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