Dive Training

MDC Scuba offers a full range of PADI Diver Education, taught by certified and experienced PADI Professionals. All classroom training is done at our facility, with pool and lake sessions completed locally and abroad. 

PADI Open Water Diver

 Your first step on the way to diving adventure! (learn more)

 

Course Description

Ready to take your first course of becoming a diver? Time for the PADI Open Water Diver course. You’ll learn all the theory and skills to allow you to make your own dives, unsupervised, to depths of up to 60’/20m. One course and you can start to dive the world!

Prerequisites

10 years old

Reasonable physical health

What’s Involved

The PADI Open Water Diver course comes in 3 parts. First, you’ll complete the Knowledge Development section in either our classroom or online with PADI eLearning. After that, you’ll complete 2 pool training sessions over 1 weekend, developing the skills of diving and getting experience underwater. The third step is 4 open water dives over 1 weekend at local dives sites, exploring as well as practicing the skills further. Once complete, you’re a diver!

Pricing – BOOK NOW!

Full Course (Classroom)

  • $449.99* for 1 or
  • $849.99* for 2 or more

Full Course (eLearning)

  • $549.99* for 1 or
  • $999.99* for 2 or more

Referral Course (Classroom and pool only)

  • $198.99* for 1 or
  • $349.99* for 2 or more

Referral Course (eLearning and pool only)

  • $298.99* for 1 or
  • $539.99* for 2 or more

Referral Course (Pool Only)**

  • 100.00** for 1 or
  • 190.00** for 2 or more

Referral Course (Pool and Open Water Check Out Dives)**

  • 249.99** for 1 or
  • 499.99** for 2 or more

Open Water Check-out Dives Only**

  • $149.99**

*Includes all PADI Open Water Diver manual, Free use of scuba diving equipment (except mask/fins/snorkel) and instruction. Transportation, etc. not included.

**Rental equipment required

Notes: All students will receive $50.00 gift certificate towards the purchase of dive computer/BCD/Regulator

PADI Discover SCUBA Diving

Try Diving Today! (learn more)

Course Description

Want to see what breathing underwater feels like? Ready to take your first steps into a new world? Time to Discover SCUBA Diving! This one-day experience program allows you to try SCUBA diving under the close supervision of a PADI Professional. If you like it, you can go further and try a dive at a local dive site!

Prerequisites

10 years old

Reasonable physical health

What’s Involved?

You’ll have a short classroom session to go over the basics of dive gear, basic scuba skills, safety practices and other fun information. Afterwards, you’ll get hands-on experience with dive gear operation both on land and in the water. Got the basics down pat? Now it’s time to head to the deep end. If you enjoy yourself, you can head to one of our local sites with a PADI Pro for a real open water dive!

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DSD Pool Experience

  • $39.99*

*Includes all required materials, equipment and instruction. Transportation, etc. not included.

 

 

PADI ReActivate

Dust on the fins? Join us to get back in the groove! (learn more)

Course Description

Haven’t been diving lately and want a quick scuba refresher? The ReActivate™ program is the perfect way to update your dive skills and knowledge from the PADI Open Water Diver Course before jumping back into the water. Whether you want a few reminders or need to go over the basics, ReActivate is personalized for you: You conveniently review scuba concepts on your tablet, mobile device or computer, then go diving with a PADI Professional. It’s quick and easy, and a good way to prepare for your next PADI course or get ready for a diving vacation.

Prerequisites

10 years old

PADI Junior Scuba Diver / PADI Scuba Diver

What’s Involved

Using ReActivate Touch (for tablets or mobile devices) or ReActivate Online (for your personal computer), you’ll immerse yourself in dive scenarios and make decisions that test your understanding of important dive safety concept, dive planning essentials and problem management. Move through ReActivate at your own pace and delve deeper into topics when you need or want to.

In the water, your PADI Professional will help you regain comfort and confidence in scuba diving. You’ll practice a few safety-related skills and then go over anything you specifically want to review.

Pricing – BOOK NOW!

  • Pool Refresher – $49.99
  • ReActivate Course with manuals – $99.99*

*Includes all required materials, equipment (except mask/fins/snorkel) and instruction. Transportation, etc. not included.

 

 

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

Learn some cool new ways to dive! (learn more)

Course Description

Exploration, Excitement, Experiences

That’s what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. You don’t have to be “advanced” to take it – it’s designed to improve your diving experience, so you can start right after earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification. The course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives. You try out different specialties while gaining experience under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. You log dives and develop capabilities as you find new ways to have fun scuba diving.

Prerequisites

PADI (Junior) Open Water

What’s Involved

You’ll plan your learning path with your instructor by choosing from a long list of Adventure Dives. There are two required dives – Deep and Underwater Navigation – and you choose the other three, for a total of five dives. During the Deep Adventure Dive, you learn how to plan dives to deal with the physiological effects and challenges of deeper scuba diving. The Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive refines your compass navigation skills and helps you better navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time.

The other knowledge and skills you get vary with your interest and the adventures you have – photography, buoyancy control, fish identification, exploring wrecks and many more.

Pricing – BOOK NOW!

Advanced Open Water Course (Classroom + Dives) – $349.99*

Advanced Open Water Course (eLearning + Dives) – $399.99*

*Rental gear and dive excursion are not included. Cutting tool, Audio/Visual devices are required as part of the course materials and are available for purchase. It is recommended that student should dive with a personal dive computer. 

 

 

PADI Rescue Diver and Oxygen Provider

Make diving safer – for you and your buddy! (learn more)

Course Description

Scuba divers describe the PADI Rescue Diver course as the most challenging, yet most rewarding course they’ve ever taken. Why? Because you learn to prevent and manage problems in the water and become more confident in your skills as a diver, knowing that you can help others if needed. During the course, you learn to become a better buddy by practicing problem-solving skills until they become second nature. Plus, the course is just fun – it’s serious, but still allows for lots of laughter in between the focused learning.

Prerequisites

12 years old

PADI (Junior) Adventure Diver – must have completed Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive

EFR Primary & Secondary Care training within 24 months (available at MDC)

What’s Involved

The PADI Rescue Diver course prepares you to deal with dive emergencies, minor and major, using a variety of techniques. Through knowledge development and rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond. During rescue scenarios, you put into practice your knowledge and skills.

Pricing – BOOK NOW!

Rescue Course (Classroom + Dives) – $349.99*

Rescue (eLearning + Dives) – $399.99*

PADI Emergency O2 Provider Course (when taken with Rescue Course) – $79.99

*Rental gear not included

 

 

PADI Specialty Diver Courses

Discover your underwater passions! (learn more)

Course Description

Want to learn some cool new things to do underwater? Interested in diving shipwrecks? Want to take epic underwater photos and videos? Then PADI Specialty Courses are for you! MDC offers a wide variety of courses all year long – contact us for more info and to book one today!

Prerequisites

Dependent on the course

What’s Involved

You’ll learn specialized theory in a classroom setting and then put new skills to work during 2-4 open water dives!

Pricing – BOOK NOW!

Pricing based on particular course – contact MDC for details.

 

 

PADI Divemaster

Join the Professional Ranks! (learn more)

Course Description

Love scuba diving? Want to share it with others on a whole new level? Take the PADI Divemaster course and do what you love to do as a career. Scuba divers look up to divemasters because they are leaders who mentor and motivate others. As a divemaster, you not only get to dive a lot, but also experience the joy of seeing others have as much fun diving as you do.

The PADI Divemaster course is your first level of professional training. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you’ll fine-tune your dive skills, like perfecting the effortless hover, and refine your rescue skills so you anticipate and easily solve common problems. You’ll gain dive knowledge, management and supervision abilities so you become a role model to divers everywhere.

As a PADI Divemaster, you’ll lead others as you supervise scuba diving activities and assist with diver training. Whether you want to work at a faraway dive destination or close to home at a local dive shop, the adventure of a lifetime awaits you. PADI Divemasters are respected dive professionals who are aligned with the largest and most respected dive organization in the world – PADI.

Prerequisites

18 years old

PADI Rescue Diver

EFR Primary & Secondary Care training within 24 months

40 dives to start, 60 dives by certification

What’s Involved

The PADI Divemaster course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, water skills exercises and workshops, and hands-on practical assessment, you develop the skills to organize and direct a variety of scuba diving activities.

Pricing

$949.99

 

MDC provides a wealth of PADI training. We can take you on your first dive as an Open Water Diver, help you learn new skills in your Advanced Open Water Diver course and numerous Specialty Course, as well as teach you to teach as a Divemaster, Assistant Instructor or Open Water Scuba Instructor!

Here are some of the great PADI Courses we offer! Contact us for more information!