Diving Courses


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PADI is the world’s largest diver training organisation, establishing extremely high standards for diver education, enabling you to dive almost anywhere in the world with dive credentials that are highly respected and very much sought after.

We realize that you have busy lives and so our scuba classes make the most efficient use of your time. We are an education facility, we are not a retail outlet relying on equipment sales for revenue. As such, we can concentrate on providing courses that will fit in with your time constraints while on holiday. Small classes will ensure that you get the attention you need.

We believe that diving should be accessible to everyone, and we therefore continually revue our pricing structure to ensure we keep your costs as low as possible. We will not however compromise on safety

We love diving and love to teach, and so you are guaranteed to have a lot of fun in our classes! Get ready for an adventure…experience the excitement and beauty of the underwater world.

Discover Scuba Diving (1st time divers)
Discover what you’re missing – no previous experience is necesary. An introduction to scuba diving in a highly supervised and relaxed atmosphere – This short programme starts with a classroom session introducing you to scuba diving and the diving equipment that you will be using. From here we will move to an open water dive site where you will complete a scuba dive under the direct ‘one to one’ supervision of your instructor.
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PADI Scuba Diver
Scuba DiverThe PADI Scuba Diver course is ideal for individuals who would prefer to do their scuba diving whilst accompanied by a PADI Divemaster or Instructor. It is a sub-course within the full Open Water Diver course and is ideal for those who want to start their diver training without making a commitment to the full Open Water Course (PADI Scuba Divers can upgrade to PADI Open Water Divers anytime after certification). The course consists of self study, academic sessions with your Instructor, 3 confined water sessions & 2 open water sea dives [either from a boat or shore] where you’ll put into practice the skills you’ve learnt whilst you explore the underwater world. On successful completion of the course you’ll be awarded the PADI Scuba Diver certification card which is recognised worldwide.

Duration: 2-3 days
Maximum Depth: 12 metres
Prerequisite Certification: None
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PADI Open Water Diver
open waterThe Open Water Diver course is a full entry-level certification that allows you to plan and conduct your own dives independent of an Instructor or Divemaster. The course can be completed in as little as 3 to 4 days allowing time for pleasure diving, pursuing other interests or simply enjoying the rest of your holiday. The course consists of self study, academic sessions with your Instructor, confined water pool sessions and 4 open water sea dives where you’ll put into practice the skills you’ve learnt whilst exploring the underwater world of the Atlantic Ocean. In addition you have to complete a multiple-choice final exam and a 200-metre swim or 300-metre snorkel swim with mask & fins. On successful completion of the course you’ll be awarded the Open Water Diver certification card which is recognised worldwide.

Duration: 3-4 days
Maximum Depth: 18 metres
Prerequisite Certification: None
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PADI Advanced Open Water Diver
Advanced DiverBy completing the deep and navigation core dives along with any 3 elective adventure dives you’ll be able to dive even deeper whilst gaining further supervised dive experience. The flexibility of the course allows you to choose the dives that interest you and to sample activities under the guidance of a PADI Instructor. The Adventure Dives you choose may count as the first dive of the related PADI Specialty Diver course. The course consists self study, 5 Open Water sea dives and the completion of 5 correlating knowledge reviews. On successful completion of the course you’ll be awarded the Advanced Open Water Diver certification card which is recognised worldwide.

Duration: 2-3 days
Maximum Depth: 30 metres
Prerequisite Certification: PADI Open Water Diver or qualifying certification
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PADI Rescue Diver
Rescue DiverThe PADI Rescue Diver course is an important and crucial step in expanding your knowledge and experience beyond a purely recreational level. Rescue divers learn to look beyond themselves to consider the safety and well being of others. This is why the PADI Rescue Diver rating is a prerequisite for all PADI leadership training (Divemaster, Assistant Instructor and Open Water Scuba Instructor). This course will ready you to anticipate and help prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies using a variety of techniques. The course consists of self study theory, academic sessions and both confined (open water) and open water water sessions comprising of 10 rescue exercises and 4 rescue scenarios. In adddition you have to complete and pass a multiple-choice final exam. On successful completion of the course you’ll be awarded the PADI Rescue Diver certification card which is recognised worldwide.

Duration: 4 days
Prerequisite certification: PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or qualifying certification, completion of a sanctioned CPR course in the previous 2 years
Additional Requirement:Proof of 20 or more logged dives.
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Emergency First Response
EFR CourseThis course teaches people how to provide emergency care for someone in need. The course makes learning easy by providing a non stressful environment in which participants practice and apply emergency care skills. The course is based on internationally recognised medical guidelines for emergency care and covers the subjects of CPR, First Aid and the practical use of an External Automated Defibrillator.

Duration: 1 day
Prerequisite Certification: None
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PADI Divemaster
dm logoThe PADI Divemaster course is the first professional level diving qualification and is one of the finest programs of diver education in existence. The course is normally a prerequisite to work as a Dive Guide abroad. During the time you spend with us you will you learn how to organise and conduct diving activities, develop your diving skills, gain a professional-level understanding of dive theory and assist divers in training. You will spend time with your instructor receiving hands on training and assisting with diving courses and guiding dives, an invaluable practical experience not to be missed.

Prerequisite Certification: AOW and PADI Rescue Diver or qualifying certifications, completion of a sanctioned CPR & first aid course in the previous 2 years
Additional Requirements: 40 logged dives to start training and 60 logged dives prior to certification, At least 18 years of age, Medical certificate.
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Alternatively you might want to consider a FREE Divemaster Internship here at our centre in Tenerife. Further information can be found by following this link.

PADI Specialty Courses
We can provide a number of specialty diving courses including, Nitrox; Deep Diver; Wreck Diver; Search & Recovery; Digital Underwater Photographer; Underwater Navigation; Oxygen Administration; Night Diver; Dry Suit Diver and Peak Performance Buoyancy. Please contact Pete or Debbie for further information on any specialty diving course: info@divetenerife.com