The most professional and hands-on certifications in Central Florida.

List of NAUI certifications we provide:

 

 

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Basic

• Open water

• Advanced Open Water

• Nitrox

• Rescue

• Master Diver

 

 

 

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Advanced

• Dive Masters

• Assistant Instructor

• Instructor

• Instructor Trainer

 

 

 


Special Offers


Certifications and Courses

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With all purchases, students receive eLearning (done prior to the classroom), Instruction; day of Classroom, a Pool Session, 2 Days of Open Water, all air tanks, all use of equipment besides personal gear, all park fees, certification card, everything necessary to complete the course.  There are no other charges unless the student is unable to perform the skills and needs to return to the pool or at the parks at which time, there will be a pool and/or park fee charge to return to the pool or park. There will not be additional gear rental or other charges, just the fee paid to return to the park/air.

 

Our Pool Session is done in our beautiful, Olympic-sized pool with depths of 12 feet.  We have carefully chosen our Open Water Days. The first to be done at Rainbow River, a beautiful spring-fed river with incredible visibility.  The second is done at Devil's Den or Blue Grotto, a Spring where we have complete environmental control and good clarity.  The best gift we can give our students is time underwater and by the locations we have chosen, we feel we get maximum time enjoying the underwater world.

 

Advanced Scuba Certification or Junior Advanced
Required dives with us for Advanced Certification are: 2 Ocean Dives, 2 Deep Dives, 1 Navigation Dive, 1 Night Dive.

The cost to get started is $99 (plus tax) which includes on-site Instruction and your Advanced C-card.  Then you sign up, purchase your dives, and complete the skills at your own convenience.

 

 

Nitrox Certification

TDI Nitrox Diver Course is an entry-level course for divers wishing to continue
their diver education and utilize enriched air nitrox as a breathing gas to extend no-decompression limits at depth.

We have Complete Nitrox Certifications!

• eLearning

• Classroom

• Dive

The Nitrox Course includes eLearning, Classroom, Hard/Digital Card. Then you pick one of the Dives to complete, purchase the dive, and complete the skills at your convenience.

Scuba Rescue Certification

Once you are 15 years of age and a certified scuba diver, you can expand your
diving knowledge with a NAUI Rescue Scuba Diver course. Learn how to
manage risks and effectively handle limited in-water problems and diving
emergencies, how to assist and transport divers, and how to perform surface rescues and rescues from depth involving both boat and shore-based skin and scuba divers.

Our Rescue Classes are Complete!

• eLearning

• Classroom

• Pool Session

• Open Water

Master Diver

Gain the in-depth knowledge and experience that will distinguish you as a leader
in any diving club or group. Thrill to the adventure of open-water dives in settings that will test skills and expand your diving capabilities and experience. Your success allows you to proudly carry the most coveted and respected certification card in recreational diving – the Master Scuba Diver card.
*Divers must be a minimum of 15 years of age, in good health, and must be previously certified as an Advanced Scuba Diver, and attend a Master Diver orientation of expectations.

 

DAN Pro First Aid for Dive Professionals

Despite all the best training and planning, sometimes the unexpected happens. Whether due to environmental conditions, medical emergencies, or accidents, divers and professionals may be called upon to intervene. In order to be prepared, NAUI provides training in First Aid, CPR, AED, Bloodborne Pathogens, Oxygen Administration and First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries. All training complies with the latest International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) standards. Be prepared!

Advanced Nitrox

The TDI Advanced Nitrox Course qualifies divers to use enriched air nitrox from EAN 21 through EAN 100 percent within your current certification level to a maximum depth of 40 meters/130 feet during dives that do not require staged decompression.
*Divers should be currently Nitrox certified, have 25 logged dives, and be 15 years of age.

Additional equipment needed:

• Dive Light

• Line cutting device

• An alternate air source - may be rented if you do not own one

Intro to Tech

The TDI Intro to Tech Course is an introductory course that expands on recreational training by improving dive planning methods, in-water skills, and streamlining existing gear configurations in a controlled and fun learning environment.

*This course is available to all open water divers 15 years or older with 25 logged dives.

Additional equipment needed:

• Ascent reel with lift bag/surface marker buoy

• Lift bag or surface marker buoy with adequate lift and size for the dive environment

• Slates / wet-notes

Wreck

Wreck diving can be one of the most exciting aspects of sport diving, however, every effort must be made to maximize safe diving techniques. The SDI Wreck Diver Course will discuss the equipment and techniques commonly employed while wreck diving. This course may be taught as a non-penetration, 2 dives required, or as a limited-penetration course, requiring 3 dives. Limited- penetration is defined as a swim through or within the ambient light of entry point.

Open to all Certification Levels

Advanced Wreck

The TDI Advanced Wreck Diver Course is the next step for any diver that has successfully completed the SDI Wreck Diver Course. During this course, your TDI Instructor will teach you the proper techniques for locating and planning an advanced penetration dive. The advanced wreck course is commonly taught with other popular TDI courses such as Advanced Nitrox, Decompression Procedures, Extended Range, Closed Circuit Rebreather, and Trimix.

The Advanced Wreck Course is for divers looking to learn proper advanced wreck penetration techniques and advance their technical diving education.

*Students need to be 18 years of age or older, Advanced Diver, Wreck Diver, and have 50 logged dives.

Decompression Procedures

As sport divers, planned decompression is not something that we do or have been taught. The TDI Decompression Procedures Course prepares you for planned staged decompression diving. With a maximum operating depth of 45 meters/150 feet, this course is your first step beyond the normal sport diving limits.

*Divers need a minimum certification of Advanced, be 18 years of age or older,
and 25 logged dives.

Additional equipment needed:

• Decompression mix cylinder(s)a. Cylinder volume appropriate for the planned dive and student gas consumption with submersible pressure gauge
• Each cylinder shall be equipped with a first and second stage regulator
• Submersible pressure gauges are required on all primary cylinders
• Line cutting device
• Jon-line and other rigging lines as dictated by site conditions
• Ascent reel with lift bag/surface marker buoy Adequate for the maximum planned depth. Adequate lift and size for the dive environment
• Underwater slates

DiveMaster

The minimum age is 18 years for all leadership programs. Certifications as an Open Water Scuba Diver, Rescue Scuba Diver, Nitrox Diver, Master Scuba Diver, First Aid for the Diving Professional, Oxygen Provider (or equivalent) are required.

  1. *Must Contact kim(at)TheScubaGym.com to make an appointment to discuss your step into Leadership.

Instructor

The SCUBA Gym values and respects the knowledge, skills, and abilities of its instructors. As such, Instructors are authorized and can be approved to teach every level of diving in which they possess the training, knowledge, and experience. Please contact kim(at)TheScubaGym.com to make an appointment to discuss Your New Adventure!

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