This course is an introduction to self-reliant diving that helps student divers develop the skills, knowledge and techniques necessary to rely on themselves first, whether or not they are diving with a partner, including:
Motivation for Solo Diver
The purpose of the Self-Reliant Diver specialty course is to recognize and accept the role of the buddy system and its contributions to diver safety while identifying and developing self-reliance and independence while diving. There are two reasons for an experienced diver to take the Self-Reliant diver course:
Number of Dives and Course Duration
Be a certified Advanced Open Water Diver or have a qualifying certification from another training organization. Have a minimum 100 logged dives. Be 18 years of age or older. Successfully complete a dive skills assessment by a PADI SelfReliant Diver Specialty Instructor.
Experience the other two thirds
Complete the form below and a qualified staff member will contact you directly to discuss your experience and enroll you in our available class schedule.
Store Hours: Monday - Thursday 11-6; Friday 11-5; Sat 10-4; Closed Sunday and Major Holidays