Does the thought of deep diving fascinate you? If you are at least 18 and have a NAUI Advanced Scuba Diver certification or the equivalent, you can enroll in a Deep Diver course where you'll gain the knowledge and skills to plan and make enjoyable deep dives while minimizing risks of deep diving.
Although this is not a decompression techniques course, you will learn about decompression procedures including nitrogen narcosis and decompression sickness, and the use of dive computers including avoiding the need for stage decompression. Your course will also include teachings on the purpose, problems, hazards, planning, preparation, equipment, air supplies, personnel, techniques, gas management, emergency procedures, and depth limits for recreational diving. Deep diving is defined as dives made between 60 feet (18 meters) and 130 feet (40 meters).
Minimum age for this course is 18 years plus certification as a NAUI Advanced Diver or equivalent. To enroll, find a NAUI Training Center or instructor near you by visiting the NAUI Dive Center and Professional Locator.
Divers who especially enjoy deeper dives will be interested in the full range of NAUI Technical Diving programs that extend the diving range beyond traditional recreational limits of depth and time. Technical divers make dives in excess of 130 ft (40 m), explore overhead environments such as caves and shipwrecks, and use specialized equipment depending on their personal goals and objectives. To learn more, enroll in a NAUI Introduction to Technical Diving course today.