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Specialty courses PADI

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Complete Specialty Courses PADI with IDC L'Escala, the diving school on the Costa Brava, Spain!

Nitrox

Nitrox - Enriched Air Diver - Stay down longer and get back in the water sooner. Learn how to dive using Nitrox, PADI’s most popular 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: 1-2 days
  • Availability: all the days
  • Reservation: min. 2 days in advance
  • Price: 80€ (theory without dives) or 160€ (theory + 2 dives)

Price includes learning materials, theory session, 2 guided dives, tank filling with Nitrox 32%, and PADI certification.

Deep Diver

Deep Diver - Explore the wonders of the deep. Learn techniques for diving in the deeper ranges of 18-40 metres / 60-130 feet.

  • Prerequisites: age 15 years and above, certificate Open Water Diver PADI (or diving certificate of other training organization), diving medical certificate, diving insurance
  • Duration: 2-3 days
  • Availability: all the days
  • Reservation: min. 2 days in advance
  • Price: 190€

Price includes learning materials, theory sessions, 4 guided dives, and PADI certification.

Sidemount

The course will be available starting from July 1, 2016.

Sidemount Diver - Discover the joy of mounting diving tanks on their sides, flexibility and streamlining options.

  • Prerequisites: age 15 years and above, certificate Open Water Diver PADI (or diving certificate of other training organization), diving medical certificate, diving insurance
  • Duration: 1-2 days
  • Availability: all the days
  • Reservation: min. 1 day in advance
  • Price: 225€

Price includes theory session, 3 guided dives, rental of sidemount equipment (BCD, harness, regulators, diving tanks, weights), and PADI certification.

Underwater Scooter

The course will be available starting from July 1, 2016.

Underwater scooter (Diver Propulsion Vehicle Diver) - Try underwater scooter and find out a thrilling way to see a lot in a short amount of time.

  • 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: 1-2 days
  • Availability: all the days
  • Reservation: min. 1 day in advance
  • Price: 160€

Price includes theory session, 2 guided dives, rental of underwater scooter, and PADI certification.

Peak Performance Buoyancy

Peak Performance Buoyancy - Neutral buoyancy is the key to conserving your air consumption and leaving minimal impact on the aquatic environment. This course refines the basic skills you learned as an Open Water Diver and elevates them to the next level. You will learn nuances in determining weight so you're not too light or too heavy by even a slight degree; how to trim your scuba gear so you're perfectly balanced in the water; how to streamline to save air and move smoothly through the water; how to hover effortlessly in both a vertical position and a horizontal position.

  • Prerequisites: age 10 years and above, certificate (Junior) Open Water Diver PADI (or diving certificate of other training organization), diving medical certificate, diving insurance
  • Duration: 1-2 days
  • Availability: all the days
  • Reservation: min. 1 day in advance
  • Price: 140€

Price includes theory session with video, 2 guided dives, and PADI certification.

Emergency Oxygen Provider

Emergency Oxygen Provider - This course prepares you to help a fellow diver in need by given emergency oxygen. You will learn how to recognize diving illnesses treatable by emergency oxygen, properly setup equipment, and administer emergency oxygen. The Emergency Oxygen Provider manual is an important component of the course. Before class, you’ll review a step-by-step explanation of when and how to provide emergency oxygen. You’ll also learn about safety considerations, and how to assemble and disassemble emergency oxygen equipment.

Though suited for divers, this course has no prerequisites and doesn't include dives, which means it is equally applicable to those who are around divers - boat crew, non-diving buddies, lifeguards, and shore staff. You don't need any previous CPR or first aid training to take the course.

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Availability: all the days
  • Reservation: min. 1 day in advance
  • Price: 80€

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

Other

Other Specialty Courses PADI at the IDC L'Escala:

  • Night Diver - Learn about night dive planning, equipment and navigation. Plus, see a whole new cast of critters that comes out at night.
  • Wreck Diver - Learn how to explore mysterious sunken shipwrecks.
  • Underwater Photographer - Shoot your underwater scuba adventures.
  • Underwater Videographer - Get the best clips and share with friends the sights, sounds, motion and dynamics of the underwater world.
 

Special Offer in the IDC L'Escala!

Five Specialty Courses package for a discounted price of 675€.

Please contact us for more information and reservation.

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