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SDI Specialty Courses

SDI Cprox1st AED Administrator - RM 550.00 /-pp*

The CPROX course is a straight forward no nonsense approach to teaching you as the first responder to an emergency how to handle the situation.  The course is Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Oxygen administration combined into one program.  You will learn how to use what is at your disposal to treat and stabilize victims until medically trained professionals arrive. Subjects that are covered included
  • Scene assessment
  • CPR
  • O2 administration
The CPR1st course is one of the two first responder courses that SDI offers.  CPR1st, like SDI’s other course CPROX, is a straight forwarded program that teaches what you need to know to respond to an emergency until trained professionals arrive.  The course is Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid combined in a comprehensive easy to remember format. You will learn the basics of
  • Stabilizing a victim
  • Using materials that are on hand to respond to injuries
  • Administering proper CPR

 

 

SDI Advanced Buoyancy - RM 850.00 /-pp*

While taking your Open Water Scuba Diver course you learned the basics of how to control and use your buoyancy, now take the SDI Advanced Buoyancy control course and make diving even more effortless and truly enjoy the freedom from gravity.  Some of the tricks you will learn from your SDI Instructor include
  • Breath control
  • Proper weighting
  • Placement of trim weights
  • Body position and trim
  • Streamlining equipment
  • Factors that affect buoyancy

SDI Boat Diver - RM 850.00 /-pp*

Scuba diving from boats is an everyday occurrence.  Whether on a private vessel or one of the many charter dive boats available worldwide, divers are frequently not aware of the special procedures and etiquette used when boat diving. The SDI Boat Diver course will introduce you to some different types of boat diving and the skills needed to plan and conduct a boat dive with maximum safety.  The list of skills and knowledge you will obtain during this course is long an includes
  • Safe entries and exits
  • Proper stowing of equipment
  • Safety procedures
  • Planning boat dives
  • Drift diving from live boats
During the course you go on two dives and put to use the valuable information you have learned

SDI Computer Diver - RM 850.00 /-pp*

The SDI Computer Diver course is for divers how have not yet used a dive computer or for divers that want to learn a little more about the computer they are using.  During the course and the two dives that go along with it, your SDI Instructor will cover
  • Computers vs. tables
  • Display information
  • Types of computers
  • Downloading information
  • Utilizing planning modes
  • Programming computers
Personal Dive Computers are used by the vast majority of divers today and have proven to be a valuable tool for monitoring and documenting dives

SDI Computer Nitrox Diver - RM 850.00 /-pp*

The SDI Computer Nitrox course is a great next step after the Open Water Diver certification and is structured in an easy to understand manner by making use of a Nitrox programmable computer.  Nitrox as a breathing gas has a lot of benefits for both new and experienced.  The course will cover the use of Nitrox mixtures from 22 to 40 percent oxygen.  The benefits of using Nitrox include
  • Increased safety margins
  • Reduced post dive fatigue
  • Extended no-decompression times

SDI Deep Diver - RM 850.00 /-pp*

SDI’s Deep Diver course is a must for any diver wishing to explore a little more and will teach you the risks and benefits of deep diving.  Many interesting sights lie just beyond 18m/60ft such as beautiful wall dives, ship wrecks, and critters that don’t come into the shallows.  During the course, your SDI Instructor will take you on two covers skills like
  • Proper descents
  • Air management
  • Effects of nitrogen narcosis
  • Dive planning
By the end of the course your knowledge and comfort level will have increased.  The Deep Diver course has a maximum depth of 40m/130, the suggested sport diving limit.

SDI Drift Diver - RM 850.00/-pp*

Some of the best dives in the world are found in currents where the nutrients are rich and ready to be feed on by soft corals, sponges, and Manta rays.  Whether you’re planning on drifting down a wall or shooting through a passage, the SDI Drift Diver course will teach you the techniques for doing it safely.  The course covers
  • Tides and currents
  • Buddy procedures
  • Entries from live boats
  • Navigations
  • Buoyancy control

SDI Marine Ecosystem Awareness Diver - RM 850.00 /-pp*

As divers, we have a vested interest in protecting the marine environment. In many cases, divers do not have environmental information about their own local sites. The SDI Marine Ecosystems Awareness specialty will increase the Open Water Diver’s understanding of marine environments, the problems facing these unique ecosystems, and the role that divers can play in protecting our marine resources.  Your SDI Instructor will cover your local diving ecosystems as well as others around the globe.

SDI Night-Limited Visibility Diver - RM 850.00 /-pp*


Many divers find that night diving is their favorite type of diving. As with all specialty diving applications, procedures are different than those associated with Open Water Diving. The purpose of the SDI Night & Limited Visibility Diver course is to acquaint the Open Water Scuba Diver with the procedures, techniques, and potential hazards associated with diving at night or in limited visibility. By becoming familiar with the use of dive lights and night diving techniques such as navigation
  • Buddy system procedures
  • Communications
  • Buoyancy control
  • Interacting with nocturnal aquatic life
You will be able to enjoy night diving with maximum safety and comfort.

SDI Search and Recovery Diver - RM 850.00 /-pp*

SDI’s Search and Recovery Diver specialty will teach you the basic of searching for a lost object from outboard boat motors to jewelry.  You will also learn to recovery the object once it is located this includes the use of lift bags and tying lines underwater to secure and lift the object.  Your SDI Instructor will cover skills such as
  • Carrying deploying and attaching lift bags
  • Conducting search patterns
  • Entanglement avoidance
  • Recovering and preserving objects

SDI Underwater Navigation - RM 850.00/-pp*


One of the most important skills a diver can have is good navigation, this could be with a compass or by natural formations.  The SDI Underwater Navigation Diver course will teach you the necessary skills to navigate using a compass and natural navigation.  During the course your SDI Instructor will teach you
  • Compass features
  • Distance estimating
  • Reading ocean bottom contours
  • Practice skills

SDI Underwater Photography - RM 850.00 /-pp*

Making a dive and seeing wonders of the aquatic environment can only be topped by taking pictures of it to share with friends and family.  The SDI Underwater Photography course allows you to experience some of the special considerations of underwater photography, with a discussion of many areas of interest to the photographer.  Your SDI Instructor will assist you in selecting a camera, good buoyancy techniques, lighting, and framing of the perfect shot.  Whether you want to use film or digital this course and your SDI Instructor will teach you what you need to know.

SDI Underwater Video - RM 850.00 /-pp*

Most divers have a desire to bring home the sights and sounds of being underwater, if a picture tells a thousand words a video tells a thousand words per second. The SDI Underwater Video course makes it possible for you to save your underwater experiences and share them with others. Shooting underwater video is fun, exciting, and easy to learn. Some of the things you will learn during the course are equipment, techniques, and procedures needed to plan and shoot underwater video with maximum safety.

SDI Wreck Diver - RM 850.00 /-pp*

Wreck diving can be one of the most exciting aspects of sport diving and can uncover pieces of history seen by few others, however every effort must be made to maximize safe diving techniques. In the SDI Wreck Diver course, we will discuss and use equipment and techniques commonly employed while wreck diving.  This course may be taught as a 1) non-penetration (2 total dives) or 2) limited-penetration (3 total dives) course.  In the event of “Limited Penetration Training,” limited penetration is defined as “swim through or within the ambient light of entry point,”.  Your SDI Instructor will teach you how to safely plan and execute wreck dives in a fun and enjoyable way.

* All courses mentioned above are subjected to 6% GST charge