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Dive Training's purpose is to educate divers. Our role in that purpose is providing unparalleled courses that excite and teach students in novel ways. We aren't interested in barely meeting the minimums or giving away cards.

 

 

 

 

Scuba Discovery

Experience diving by submerging and breathing underwater!

 

This course is designed to be an introductory experience to allow you to try diving before taking a certiifcation class. It's the perfect activity for a group of friends or family to get their feet wet and get started on a scuba adventure!

Class Duration: 2-3 Hours
Cost: $25
Group rates available for 5 or more individuals
Minimum age: 10
Required Forms: Medical Release, General Liability Release, Learning Agreement
Frequency: Scuba Discoverys typically take place twice a month, once on a weeknight and one on the weekend.
Calendar
To sign up simply contact us, pay a deposit and select a set of dates.
 

Open Water Scuba Diver

Get certified to go out and be a scuba diver!

 

Take the plunge into a new world by becoming a certified scuba diver. The process of becoming a certified diver with Tech Dive Center empowers you to be an educated, safe and competent diver but also focuses on having fun, which is the main purpose of diving.

Class Duration: 5 days, typically over 2 weekends
2-3 pool session
2 classroom sessions
2 days of open water diving with a minimum of 4 dives
Cost: $350
Group rates available for 5 or more individuals
Minimum age: 10
Required Forms: Medical Release, General Liability Release, Learning Agreement
Frequency: Almost every weekend!
Calendar
To sign up simply contact us, pay a deposit and select a set of dates.

 

 

 

Keep Learning


Continued education is the process of guided improvements in skills through structured courses.

Advanced Adventure Diver
Learn more about diving by exploring the specialty areas. You'll participate in a deep dive and a navigation dive as well as 3 other training dives in specialty areas of diving. Interested in photography, sidemount, search and recovery? Try it out! Check out the full listing below.

Rescue Diver
Hone your skills and become a better diver, buddy and community member by learning the causes of dive accidents and incidents.

Specialty courses are structured to introduce the diver into a new area of diving without the steep and dangerous learning curve often associated with learning on your own.

Advanced Buoyancy
Master buoyancy and trim and dive like the pros.
Boat
Etiquette and procedures for safe boat diving.
Computer
Bring your planning and dive safety to modern methods.
Deep
Safely dive deeper into your adventures.
DPV
Zip zoom and vroom across the dive site with a scooter.
Drift
Methods and precautions for “hot drops” and pickups.
Dry Suit
Seal yourself from the outside environment and dive easier in colder waters.
Marine Ecosystem Awareness
Expand your awareness of the underwater world’s inhabitants.
Navigation
Gain dive confidence by taking your navigation skills to the next level.
Night/Limited Visibility
See the dive site in a whole new light when its under the cloak of darkness!
Photography
Capture the moment during a dive and show it off to friends.
Research
Techniques and methods for conducting research gathering underwater.
Search and Recovery
Find underwater treasures and bring them up.
Shore/Beach
Etiquette and procedures for safe shore diving.
Solo
Learn to be a self reliant diver.
Underwater Hunter
Techniques for bringing dinner home.
Videographer
Bring home a record of your adventure.
Wreck
Explore the underwater museums that are sunken shipwrecks

Show off your experience and dives logged by earning a goal certification.

Advanced Diver
25 logged divers
4 specialty ratings

Master Diver
50 logged dives
4 specialty ratings

 

 

 

Curiculum Training


All packages are designed to provide a relaxed, non-rushed experience for the diver to expand their knowledge and skills and improve their underwater experience. Committing to a curriculum allows us to customize the training, at every level, to meet the diver’s ultimate diving goals.

Take your skillset and expand it to become an effecient and dialed-in diver. This ciriculumn includes a number of courses and workshops intended to expand upon your existing experience and certification.

Training Courses Included:
Nitrox Diver
Advanced Buoyancy
Equipment Specialist
Underwater Photograhpy
Marine Ecosystem Awareness
Wreck Diver
SDI Advanced Diver*
 

Workshops Included:
Photo Editing Workshop

Other Incentives:
$50 Rental Equipment Credit

Regular Rate $750
Package Rate $599
Payment plans are accepted.
 

This program is designed to take place with a minimum of 8 dives, 2 pool dives and 8 classroom sessions. The Fall 2015 calendar is live so inquire soon to get signed up!
*SDI Advanced Diver Requires 25 total logged dives for completion. If you do not have 25 logged dives after the completion of the program you are still elligible for the SDI Advanced Diver certification once you reach 25 logged dives.

Our most popular package of courses to give you the confidence to dive in specialty areas and master sidemount skills.

Training Courses Included:
Sidemount Diver
Nitrox Diver
Deep Diver
Equipment Specialist
SDI Advanced Diver*

Workshops Included:
Gas Planning and Management
Compass Navigation

Other Incentives:
$50 Rental Equipment Credit

Regular Rate $700
Package Rate $599

This program is designed to take place with a minimum of 5 dives, 2 pool dives and 8 classroom sessions. The Fall 2015 calendar is live so inquire soon to get signed up!
*SDI Advanced Diver Requires 25 total logged dives for completion. If you do not have 25 logged dives after the completion of the program you are still elligible for the SDI Advanced Diver certification once you reach 25 logged dives.

Take a peak into cave diving with the comprehensive and well-wounded set of courses for the budding cave diver.

Training Courses Included:
Sidemount Diver
Cavern Diver
Introductory Cave Diver
Advanced Nitrox Diver
Equipment Specialist

Workshops Included:
Light Maintenance
Drysuit Demo

Other Incentives:
$150 Rental Equipment Credit

Regular Rate $1900
Package Rate $1500

This program is designed to take place with a minimum of 15 dives, 1 pool dive and 7 classroom sessions. The Fall 2015 calendar is live so inquire soon to get signed up!

Value of TDC Education

Take your scuba training course to the next level by not settling for the average course.

Experience

Hundreds of divers trained across all environments

Technical Focus

We're commited to educating highly skilled divers and professionals

Dedication

A full time commitment to scuba stems from a passion for the sport.

Flexibility

Flexibility for accomidating individuals or groups with unique schedules

Commitment

Our game is education, not cookie cutter instruction.

Fun

We dive for fun, not just as a job.