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  Long Island Scuba Certification Courses. Diver Training

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We have a full curriculum of diver training offered at Long Island Scuba.

Scuba Course Descriptions.

Besides basic Open water certification we offer various advanced training and specialties. For information on basic certification Click on the "Training Link "Or Click on "Learn To Dive"

The following is a listing of some of the training you can receive from us. Course schedules are available in the Dive Center & will be available on our website in the newar future.

PADI Advanced Open Water (AOW)
Provides the Open Water Diver with a structured, supervised means to gain additional training and experience. The Advanced Open Water (AOW) course consists of 5 open water dives: 2 are "core" dives and 3 elective dives. In each dive, the instructor elaborates on the dive topic , after which the students participate in a structured training dive that includes specific objectives and related tasks. The Core dives are Deep Dive and Underwater Navigation. Elective dive examples are; Boat Dive, Search & Recovery, Drift, Wreck, Night etc.. Upon completion of the AOW course the diver receives a certification card denoting Advanced Open Water Diver certification, which allows divers to participate in more advanced diving activities with a maximum recommended depth limit of 100 feet.

PADI Specialty Diver Courses.
PADI specialty diver courses familiarize divers with the skills, knowledge, planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems, and hazards associated with various special interest areas in diving. Upon successfully completing the Specialty course the diver receives a certification card denoting the appropriate specialty training

Specialty courses available:

  • AWARE Fish ID

  • Underwater Photographer

  • Underwater Videographer

  • SharkDiver

  • Boat diver

  • Enriched Air Diver (NITROX)

  • Drift Diver

  • Deep Diver

  • Peak Performance Buoyancy

  • Night Diver

  • Search & Recovery Diver

  • Dry Suit Diver

  • Multilevel Diver

  • Equipment Specialist

  • Underwater Navigator

  • Oxygen provider

  • Underwater Naturalist

  • Underwater Hunter

  • Wreck Diver

Emergency First Response .
EFR is a basic training course that covers CPR and emergency care. It is a medically based course covering primary care, secondary care and treatments following international consensus guidelines . It is for students of any age, divers or NON-divers alike, seeking CPR/First aid training to meet a diving course requirement or for personal enhancement. It also meets the U.S. Coast Guard CPR/First Aid requirement for Captain's licenses

PADI Rescue Diver.
The PADI Rescue Diver course develops the knowledge and skills for individuals to effectively perform diver assists and rescues, manage diving accident situations and render fist aid. The course is an important first step in expanding a diver’s knowledge and experience.

Master Scuba Diver
The Master Scuba Diver rating denotes the highest recreational diver rating in the PADI program, and denotes superior achievement and proficiency. To obtain Master rating a diver must have AOW & Rescue certification and certification in 5 PADI Specialties.

PADI Divemaster training is the first leadership level in the PADI system. A divemaster learns: Demonstration quality dive skills. Thorough knowledge of dive theory. Significant training in how to assist an instructor during training activities

Long Island Scuba also offers technical dive courses from TDI, Technical Divers International. TDI Courses include;
* TDI Nitrox . (Up to 40% O2)
* Advanced Nitrox (Up to 100% O2)
* Decompression Procedures.

SDI: Solo Diver certification
Technical Courses: