Diving in Mauritius
 


We offer diving courses suitable for every diving fan or those who want to become one.

Resort Course

You got curious and want to get to know the experience of scuba diving? Then the Resort course is exactly the right thing for you to discover the beautiful under water world of Mauritius! Your diving instructor will teach you theoretical basics of diving, which you will first try out in the swimming pool, and later in the open water under constant supervision of your instructor– and all of that in only one day! All necessary equipment will be supplied by our diving centre.

Conditions: Minimum age for the Resort Course is 10 years.


PADI Open Water Diver

The PADI Open Water Diver course is the basic certification to experience the wonderful maritime life individually, world wide and without a diving instructor. During the course your instructor will teach you the basic theoretical knowledge and practical skills of diving. The course consists of a theory module, a theoretical exam, 5 swimming pool modules and 4 open water dives and ends with an international recognized certification (brevet). We supply you with all course material (course book, DVD, logbook) and diving equipment.

Conditions: Minimum age for PADI Junior Open Water Diver is 10 years; for PADI Open Water Diver 15 years; a current and valid medical certificate is required.

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

You want to improve you diving skills to have more exciting experiences and gain more safety while diving? The PADI Advance Open Water Divers course supports your diving skill development in a very practically orientated way! You will have 5, both fascinating and helpful, special dives. Besides the 2 compulsory dives – deep water diving and navigation diving – your instructors will guide you through 3 more adventure dives, like a ship wreck dive, boat dive or current dive. The course consists of theoretical lectures about the special dives and 5 open water dives and ends with an international recognized certification (brevet). We supply you with all course material (course book, DVD) and diving equipment.

Conditions: Minimum age for PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver is 12 years, for PADI Advanced Open Water Dive 15 years; PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent international brevet; logbook; a current and valid medical certificate is required.


Emergency First Response

You are unsure how to behave in critical or emergency situations? This course is a special first aid course, where you learn how to act quickly and efficiently in emergency situations. You will be trained in primary first aid like heart–lung reanimation and secondary first aid, like shock management, what to do when respiratory tract are blocked and how to control bleeding. The course mainly consists of theoretical lectures, which are transferred in real life of a diver by many different practical exercises. You will learn how to give appropriate and qualified first aid. The course ends with an international recognized certification.

The Emergency First Response course is the basis for all your further higher diving courses.

PADI Rescue Diver

You are thinking about expanding your hobby diver skills in the direction of a professional diver? The PADI Rescue Diver course is the foundation to become a professional diver - who focuses on the behaviour and physical situation/condition of other participating divers to guaranty highest possible safety for everyone. During this course you will learn to recognize problems immediately, prevent accidents and to act appropriately and safely in emergency situations by using different techniques. With that you will not only increase safety, but also self esteem. The course content covers topics like fixing equipment problems, stress management and rescuing of victims. The course consists of theoretical modules, 5 open water modules and ends with the competition of an Emergency exercise under very realistic circumstances. The course ends with an international recognized certification (brevet).

Conditions: PADI Advance Open Water Diver or equivalent brevet; Emergency First Response certificate or a proof of an equivalent first aid course in the last 2 years; logbook and a current and valid medical certificate is required.


PADI Divemaster

You want to make your favourite leisure time activity to your profession? You want to teach other people how to dive based on your profound theoretical and practical knowledge and experience? The PADI Diver Master is the first step to become a professional diver. You learn how to supervise diving activities and to support diving instructors at their work with beginners. The course consists of a profound theoretical education and a large variety of practical exercises in the swimming pool and open water (all together 12 topics including leadership skills, problems solving skills, diving medicine, equipment, water suitability….) For issuing of the PADI Divemaster Ratings you need to have a minimum of 60 dives in your logbook. The course ends with an international recognized certification (brevet).

Conditions: Minimum age for the PADI Divemaster is 18 years; minimum of 20 logged dives at the beginning of the course; PADI Rescue diver or equivalent brevet; logbook and a current and valid medical certificate is required.

If you'd rather start off right away, you can download the medical certification here.


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