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SDI Scuba Training Europe

SDI Future Buddies

Do you want your children to join you and progress to becoming your buddy?

This program is designed to provide children between the ages of 8 and 12 an introduction to scuba diving in a controlled environment, under the direct supervision of an active instructor.

Children ages 8 to 12 who wish to experience the underwater world with their parents/legal guardian, or may be wishing to have a career that will involve the underwater world such as a marine biologist.

  • Minimum age 8 with parental consent
  • Demonstrate comfort and adequate swimming skills

The SDI Future Buddies Diver Course takes an in-depth look at all of the following and more:

  • History of diving
  • The aquatic environment
  • Physics and physiology
  • Breathing air under pressure
  • Scuba equipment
  • Accessories

Some of the required skills you will have to demonstrate include: 
The required skills should be performed in pool/confined water only, with a maximum depth of 6 metres/20 feet:

  • Weight system adjustment with proper weighting, Pre-dive check of self and buddy, Mask clearing; partial, Buoyancy compensator device (BCD) use, Buoyancy control, Regulator use, Underwater swimming; proper use of fins, Use of gauges, Underwater communications.

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates may engage in diving activities without direct supervision of the SDI Instructor* so long as the following limits are adhered to:

  • The diving activities approximate those of training
  • The areas of activities approximate those of training
  • Environmental conditions approximate those of training
  • Demonstrate mature and sound judgment concerning dive planning and execution

Further information from SDI on the Future Buddies Program;

Course Overview

Course Standards

What’s included in the course fee?

  • Hire of basic scuba equipment
  • Air fills
  • All supervision/training
  • eLearning when available

What’s not included in the course fee?

  • Additional manuals
  • Additional or remediation dives
  • Additional kit hire

View our current price list here.

If you require further information or wish to book your next course please get in touch.