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Courses for Certified Divers

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Are you a certified diver and would love to complete other diving courses on the Costa Brava? Continue your diving education at the PADI diving school  International Diving Center L'Escala! 

Advanced Open Water

The Advanced Open Water Diver course helps you increase your confidence and build your scuba skills so you can become more comfortable in the water. Complete this course in the diving school IDC L'Escala and enjoy diving in Spain! It is a great way to have more guided dives on your belt. This diving course reinforces knowledges and skills what you have gained in the Open Water Diver course and develop capabilities to introduce new activities and new ways to have fun with scuba diving. Hone your skills by completing five adventure dives including:

  • two required dives - deep dive (between -18 and -30 meters) and underwater navigation
  • three dives of your choice - wreck dive, dive with Nitrox, search and recovery, night dive, dry suit, sidemount configuration, underwater scooter (DPV), underwater naturalist, peak performance buoyancy

You will learn practical aspects of deep diving; physiological effects of deep diving; more ways to use your underwater compass; how to navigate using kick-cycles of the fins, visual landmarks, and time; how to better use your dive computer and electronic Recreational Dive PlannerTM (eRDPTM); and much, much more depending on the adventure dives you choose. Each adventure dive may credit toward the first dive of the corresponding PADI specialty course.

  • Prerequisites: age 12 years and above, certificate (Junior) Open Water Diver PADI (or diving certificate of other training organization), diving medical certificate, diving insurance
  • Duration: 3-5 days
  • Availability: all the days
  • Reservation: min. 3 days in advance
  • Price: 300€

Price includes learning materials, theory sessions, 5 guided dives, equipment necessary to complete the adventure dives (for example, dry suit, underwater scooter, diving tank with Nitrox 32%), and PADI certification.

Rescue Diver

During the Rescue Diver course you learn techniques for self rescue, recognizing and managing stress in other divers, emergency management and equipment, rescuing panicked divers, rescuing unresponsive divers.

  • Prerequisites: age 12 years and above, certificate (Junior) Advanced Open Water Diver PADI (or diving certificate of other training organization), EFR certificate within the previous 24 months, diving medical certificate, diving insurance
  • Duration: 5-7 days
  • Availability: all the days
  • Reservation: min. 3 days in advance
  • Price: 350€

Price includes learning materials, theory sessions, rescue exercises and scenarios, and PADI certification.

Emergency First Response

First aid and CPR are good skills for anyone involved in adventure sports - just in case. Expand on what you already know about how to prevent problems, and how to manage them if they occur. Emergency First Response (EFR) meets the CPR and first aid training requirements for the Rescue Diver course and all professional-level ratings. EFR training focuses on building confidence in lay rescuers and increasing their willingness to respond when faced with a medical emergency. You will learn simple to follow steps for emergency care and practice applying skills in a nonstressful learning environment.  The following EFR courses are based on internationally recognized medical guidelines for emergency care.

Primary Care (CPR) - This course teaches you the steps and techniques for handling life-threatening emergencies. You will practice eight skills for aiding patients who aren't breathing, have no heartbeat, may have a spinal injury, may be in shock or who may have serious bleeding. You'll learn to how to perform CPR and continue to monitor the patient, so that you provide every possible chance of survival while waiting for emergency medical services to arrive.

Secondary Care (First Aid) - Because many medical conditions are not life-threatening and emergency medical services are sometimes delayed or unavailable, this course teaches you how to provide first aid that eases pain and reduces the risk of further harm. You'll learn to assess a variety of injuries and illnesses and practice bandaging and splinting.

  • Prerequisites: worring about others and want to be able to help in an emergency
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Availability: all the days
  • Reservation: min. 3 days in advance
  • Price: 140€ (Primary Care) or 180€ (Primary and Secondary Care)

Price includes learning materials, theory session, training, and PADI certification.

Master Scuba Diver

Explore the underwater world like never before! Join the best of the best in recreational scuba diving and live the dive life as a Master Scuba Diver. This rating places you in an elite group of respected divers who have earned it through both significant experience and scuba training.Master Scuba Diver PADI

With the Master Scuba Diver rating, you have reached the highest non-professional level in the PADI system of scuba diver education. It means that you have spent time underwater in a variety of environments and had your share of dive adventures. It is sometimes, with good reason, referred to as the "Black belt" of recreational scuba diving.

The Master Scuba Diver rating is not a course in itself, but a set of requirements that must be met before you can apply.

  • Prerequisites: age 12 years and above, certificate (Junior) Rescue Diver PADI (or diving certificate of other training organization), 5 completed Specialty Courses PADI, at least 50 logged dives, diving medical certificate, diving insurance
  • Availability: all the days
  • Reservation: min. 3 days in advance
  • Price: 675€ (5 Specialty Courses package) + 60€ (PADI certification)

Take a look at the list of PADI Specialty Courses available at our dive center to decide which specialities take your interest.

 

Special Offers!

 
Discount of 100€ by booking of two diving courses - Advanced Open Water and Enriched Air (Nitrox) - special price of 360€.

Discount of 90€ by booking two diving courses - Rescue Diver and Emergency First Response - special price of 400€.

Please contact us for more information and reservation.

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