TDK Scuba training is provided under the auspices of the National Association of Underwater Instructors; the nation's oldest and most highly respected training agency. I will be happy to talk to you about courses for beginning scuba diving, taking a refresher or specialty course, or looking to improve your skills and advance to higher certification levels.
Available courses include:
Not sure if scuba is for you? Come take a quick introductory class about this life-changing sport. You will learn the very basics on land and learn to use scuba equipment in a shallow water environment. The cost of the class can be put toward your certification training if you decide you want to become a diver.
Duration: 3-5 hours
Open Water Scuba Diver
This is the introductory level course for new divers to earn their certification. You will learn all about the basic tenets of scuba diving science, scuba equipment, diving skills, dive safety. Classes range from individual to small groups to allow for maximum contact between instructor and student. Water skills begin in very shallow waters and progress with students' comfort level.
Duration: 20-30 hours
Enriched Air Nitrox Diver
Nitrox is practically a must-have for divers. Nitrox is a breathing gas consisting of ordinary air with additional oxygen added. Learning how to use this gas properly will allow you to greatly extend your bottom times, shorten the surface interval required between dives, and reduce post-dive fatigue. This class will teach you the physics, gas laws, and physiology of using Nitrox.
Duration: 4 hours
Advanced Scuba Diver
Take your training to the next level and open more opportunities to dive. Hone your basic skills, learn additional skills, and become a more confident and knowledgeable diver in this course that focuses on learning by doing. You will be introduced to new types of diving and expand your limits in a safe & structured setting.
Duration: 15 hours
Rescue Scuba Diver
Learn the skills to assist others in the event of a diving incident. In this course you will be challenged to learn new skills and develop a greater global awareness of your surroundings. This course will enhance your confidence, make you a better diver, and give you the tools you need to help another in distress if the need ever arises. Course fee includes First Aid and CPR Training.
Duration: 4-6 hours
Master Scuba Diver
In this course, you will move toward mastery of your diving skills. This course is excellent for divers looking to improve their skills, confidence, and knowledge, as well as those considering moving into leadership roles. You will expand your knowledge of the underwater world, navigation, search & recovery, night diving, light salvage, diving safety, and diving equipment. Advanced Diver certification is required.
Duration: 16-20 hours
If you need to brush up on your scuba knowledge and skills, this one-day course will help you re-establish proficiency and get back to diving with the confidence needed to ensure that your diving is both safe and enjoyable.
Duration: 3-6 hours
Looking to prepare for a leadership role; or just interested in helping others learn to dive? This course will provide with the basics of instruction and give you the skills needed to act as an assistant to a qualified instructor during training sessions. Advanced & Rescue Certification is required for this course.
Duration: 4 hours
This course teaches you how to maintain basic life support for victims of any sort of health emergency. In addition to CPR, students will learn how to operate an automatic external defibrillator (AED), and how to treat traumatic injuries.
Duration: 4-6 hours
This short class will instruct you on the method of setting up and administering oxygen to the victim of a diving accident.
Duration: 1 hour
Work one-on-one with your instructor to improve performance in any area of your diving. Whether it's trim, propulsion, buoyancy, breathing, or confidence-building, these sessions are provided on a per-day basis and are guaranteed to improve your skills.
At present, Divemaster and Assistant Instructor courses are taught only through our affiliated dive center, St. Lawrence Scuba Co.
Specialty courses vary in price and duration, but they are all fun! Call for prices and availability.