I’m A Diver

I’m a diver, what can I do to improve my skills and have an adventure while doing it?

Dakota Scuba offers continuing education to help you gain more confidence and meet more dive buddies.

A good place to start is with the PADI Advanced Open Water course. You do five different dives all under the guidance of your PADI instructor. You touch on specific areas of diving such as, boat diving, night diving, buoyancy, navigation and many more. It may be something you have been wanting to try or something that you want to learn more about. If you already know what type of diving specialty interests you, then try the specialty courses. Specialty diver courses teach you the right way to have special adventures while diving. You can even get credit toward your Advance Open Water Diver, and if you have 5 specialties and Rescue Diver you qualify for Master Scuba Diver Rating! If you want to explore the professional side of diving then Dive Master is the way you want to go.

Advanced Open Water Diver

Duration: 2 days, 5 open water dives Course price: $358.00 Prerequisites: Open Water Diver certification. Junior Open Water Divers at least 12 years old. If you are already an Adventure Diver, you only need to complete two more Adventure Dives to earn the Advanced Open Water Diver Certification. Deep and Navigation adventure dives are required. …

Dive Master

PADI Rescue Divers who are at least 18 years old may enroll in the PADI Divemaster course. You also need to have: Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months. A medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months. At least 40 logged …

Master Scuba Diver

The path starts with earning a PADI Open Water Diver certification, followed by PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certifications). You also need to earn five PADI Specialty Diver certifications and have logged a minimum of 50 dives. Join the best of the best in recreational scuba diving and live …

Public Safety Diver

Duration: 3 days. Course Price: 349.00 Prerequisites: To enroll in a Public Safety Diver course, you must be certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and at least 18 years old. You also must show that you are affiliated with a public safety team (law enforcement, fire fighting, paramedic, EMT, dive rescue team, etc.) …

Rescue Diver

Duration: 2 days Course Price: $315.00 Prerequisites: 12 years old. (divers 12-14 years old must complete an Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive and may earn the Junior Rescue Diver certification.) Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care training within 24 months. Who should take this course? Scuba divers describe the PADI Rescue Diver course as the …

Scuba Refresher

ReActivate Your Certification 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 …