Scuba Dive Course
Dive school all our courses are thought by professional PADI instructors with at least 5 years experience. We offer PADI certification programs for beginners until the assistant instructor level. Our local instructors are fluent in English and we have a foreign instructor available to teach in French, German and Dutch.
Learn Scuba Discover Scuba Diving (1 day)
Ideal for those with limited time, this course involves 3 modules of theory from the Open Water course, 1 day of confined pool training and 2 open water dives up to 12 meters. You don’t get the diving license for this but it will lets you dive to 12 meters under the supervision of a Dive master or Instructor.
Price: Euro.50 (1 day, 1 x dive) or Euro.90 for (1 day, 2 x dives)
PADI Scuba Diver Course (2 days)
Ideal for those with limited time. This course involves 3 modules of theory.
1 day of confined pool training, and 2 open water dives up to 12 meters.
You will receive a permanent license that lets you dive to 12 meters under the supervision of a dive master or instructor. The licence is valid worldwide and you can upgrade to the Open Water diver level any time. Price: Euro.200
PADI Open Water Course (4 days)
Become a certified diver and receive a permanent license to dive unsupervised to a maximum depth of 18 meters, valid worldwide for the rest of your life. The course involves diving theory, video presentation, confined water pool training and four fun boat dives on Gili’s amazing reefs; two to 12 meters and two to 18 meters. Equipment rental, PADI Open Water Manual, certification, logbook and a Dive T-Shirt are all included. Price: Euro.270 .
PADI Adventure Diver / PADI Advanced Open Water Course (2 days)
Once you complete your PADI Open Water Course, you will want to continue your diving education with the PADI Adventure Diver or even the Advanced Open Water Course. This course takes 1-2 days and involves 3 or 5 dives; 3 for Adventure Diver and 5 for Advanced Open Water. Spending time in the water taking your skills to the next level is what this program is all about. There are two core dives, navigation and the deep dive. When you complete one extra elective dive, you may be certified at the Adventure Diver level.
If you complete three elective dives over and above the deep and navigation dives, you will receive the Advanced Open Water certification. You can choose from the following elective dives: naturalist, night dive, multi-level, drift, boat, photography, search and recovery, and fish identification, wreck and the fun peak performance buoyancy dive. Upon completion of this course, you will be more comfortable underwater and have a better understanding of the aquatic world. Price: Euro.250.
PADI Rescue Diver Course (3 to 4 days)
The PADI Rescue Diver course is a challenging and informative course that will build your confidence as a recreational diver. Three to four days of intensive classroom and in-water rescue training will be both fun and rewarding for all divers. Students will complete 12 Open Water Training Exercises which emphasize a diver’s ability to be flexible and adapt to personal and environmental conditions. In the end, all 12 exercises will be practiced in real-life scenarios.
Course topics include:
* First aid for diving injuries
* First aid for marine injuries
* Emergency procedures
* Rescue equipment consideration and usage
* Distress recognition
* Rescue entries, approaches and exits
* Assist and transportation of patients
* Missing, unconscious and submerged diver rescue
* In-water artificial respiration
* Accident recording and reporting
By the end of the course, you will have expanded your knowledge of diving, increased your level of diving skill and be more aware of what is happening in the diving environment. Most importantly, rescue training can help you to save lives and increase safety by preparing you to properly respond to diving emergencies. Price: Euro.270
Emergency First Aid Course (2 days)
First Aid and CPR are good skills for everyone involved in adventure sports. You need these skills for the PADI Rescue Diver course. The Emergency First Response (EFR) course teaches you medical emergency response skills and gives you confidence so you are prepared to help in an emergency.
What you learn in the EFR course
• BLS (Basic Life Support) CPR and rescue breathing at the layperson level
• Preventing and caring for shock
• Spinal injury management
• Use of barristers to reduce disease transmission risk
• Basic first aid and first aid kit considerations
PADI Dive Master Course (flexible time frame)
The philosophy on dive master training is that the best way to learn is to experience how a dive center operates on a day-to-day basis, not just reading books and doing simulated exercises, but by actually helping the instructor train real students in their diving courses.
Course Outline – Dive master Internship Program
Knowledge development covers the following topics: the roles and characteristics of a Dive master, supervising general diving activities, assisting with student divers in training, dive theory introduction, physics of diving, physiology of diving, dive equipment, decompression theory and the RDP, Dive master conducted programs, the business of diving and your diving career.
You must prepare an emergency assistance plan detailing the proper procedures to follow in the event of a diving related accident (relevant to the local environment). Prepare a map of a local dive site offering useful information for those unfamiliar with the area, i.e. topography, depths, entry/exit points, etc.
Water Skills & Stamina
In this module, you will perfect your confined water skills to demonstration level, improve your diving ability and practice a rescue scenario.
Underwater, you will exchange all diving equipment with a buddy. This will improve self-confidence and equipment familiarity.
Dive master Conducted Programs
You will conduct a real student training session under the direct supervision of a PADI instructor.
Dive master Internship
The purpose of this section is to enable the candidate to work with students on a real course and help prevent, overcome, and assist with common problems they may encounter while learning to dive. You will act as an instructional assistant and your performance will be evaluated. In addition, we will give you training in compressor operation, equipment repair and dive store sales, a very valuable asset to any perspective employer.
Course Time and Costs
We recommend a minimum of three to four weeks to complete the training, however, you can choose to do your Dive master between three to eight weeks. During that time, you have unlimited free fun diving and you can do up to 3 dives per day, which will result in well over 60 dives by the end of the course.