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SDI SCUBA Discovery Program

For those who want to test the waters and try scuba, this is the course for you! The SDI Scuba Discovery Program gives you a glimpse of what you can expect to experience in the underwater world as well as what you could expect to learn in the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course.

If you enjoy this experience then the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course is your next step!

  • Those who would like to experience the underwater world
  • Those who would like an introductory course to scuba diving prior to enrolling in the Open Water Scuba Diver course
  • Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent
  • Demonstrate adequate swimming skills and in-water comfort

During this program, the following topics will be covered… and more!

  • Basic overview of physics/physiology and how it relates to diving
  • The aquatic environment
  • Scuba equipment assembly
  • Underwater communications
  • Taking the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course

Some of the in-water skills you will perform include:

  • Predive check
  • Weight removal at the surface
  • Ear clearing and equalisation
  • Buoyancy compensator device (BCD) use
  • Buoyancy control
  • Regulator use
  • Mask clearing
  • Underwater swimming: proper use of fins
  • Computer use
  • Use of gauges
  • Underwater communications
  • Introduction to dive planning, equipment setup and donning, skills and knowledge to complete dives
  • Unique underwater experience under the watch of an active SDI Instructor
  • Demonstrate mature and sound judgment concerning dive planning and execution

Further information from SDI on this 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.