Let your underwater adventure continue! Apply your scuba skills as you explore new dive sites and activities under the supervision and training of your NAUI Instructor. Learn which diving specialties interest you, and what type of diving you enjoy most. Gain more confidence and capability as you begin to consider the direction diving will take you, as you go for everything it has to offer. Enhance your Advanced class with a local (Tampa Bay area) or Jupiter, FL based dive package. Each includes 2 boat dives on different days. Jupiter dives are done on a single weekend with one overnight stay. Nitrox Add-On: Want to extend your bottom time, lessen your surface interval, and maximize every dive? Become an Enriched Air Nitrox diver!
NAUI Advanced Scuba Diver - Private
The Advanced Scuba Diver course is an enjoyable certification course for 12-year-old (or older) certified divers who desire additional training, have moved from one diving area to another and desire local orientation, do not have, but wish to obtain, NAUI certification, or who desire orientation to a variety of diving sites and conditions.
Course Cost includes everything you need to complete the course:
- Class Materials
- Certification Card
- 1 Pool Session and 2 Spring Dives
- Scuba gear, tanks, or weights
As part of your certification, you will complete a minimum of six open water dives including three separate dives for navigation, night/low visibility diving and deep diving (130 feet/40 meters maximum depth), plus three different dives. Some of the many different dives you can do include:
- Search and recovery
- Boat diving
- Light salvage
- Hunting and collecting
- Exploration and underwater mapping
- Wreck diving (non-penetration)
- Observation and data collection
- Diving in surf or currents
- Altitude diving
- Salt water diving (in areas where most diving is in fresh water)
- Fresh water diving (in areas where most diving is in salt water)
- Shore diving
- Diving for photos or video
- Using dive computers
Local Boat Dives Add-On: $200
Jupiter Boats Dives Add-On (with hotel): $280
Nitrox Add-On: $115.00
You will learn how to choose the proper blend of Nitrox for your dive profile, determine maximum depth limits for your Nitrox mixture, analyze your breathing mixture, and plan and safely execute each dive. Your instructor will teach you about the physiology of oxygen and nitrogen; advantages, disadvantages, and risks of Nitrox; oxygen toxicity; hazards and precautions of handling oxygen; the concept of Equivalent Air Depth; use of EANx with standard Air Dive Tables; common gas mixing procedures; and more.
After your exam, you can qualify for the Nitrox recognition card, or go ahead and complete two dives to receive your Nitrox Diver certification card.