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Scuba Training

Looking to take a dive class? Divetech offers everything under the sun. Non-certified divers can take part in a Discover Scuba Session. Get certified as an open-water diver. Already certified? Continue your progression with advanced open water, rescue or a special class. Challenge yourself with breath-hold freediving. Or if you're really looking to kick it up a notch, take a tech diving or rebreather class.  

If you're not a certified diver, but you'd like to try it without taking the class, Divetech offers Discover Scuba Diving sessions. 

The program takes half a day and includes classroom time, equipment set up, practice in the pool and then out on an ocean adventure dive!

Discover Scuba Diving is open to ages 10 and up, with all equipment, training and diving included. For the younger ones in the family who want to try diving, ask about our kids programs. 

Pricing

Non-Certified

Discover Scuba Diving (DSD)

$150

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Half day

2nd DSD - same time slot

$75

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Discover Diving student and dive instructor
Dive instructor and Advanced Open Water student.

The Advanced Open Water (AOW) is an ideal program to continue your personal development as a proficient diver. As long as you have your Open Water certification, it is never too early or too late to advance your training.

Each of the five dives that you do will focus on a specific subject. For example navigation or deep diving. Choose the subjects that appeal to you the most, whether you want to dial in your buoyancy or just have fun buzzing around on our underwater scooters, Divetech can make the program for you.

The AOW course completes the theory online through PADI’s eLearning facility. The emphasis on practical development means that you get to spend your Cayman vacation exactly where you should be… in the water!

Pricing

Advanced Open Water

Advanced

$350

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2 x 1/2 days plus a night dive

Advanced - eLearning

$300

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2 x 1/2 days plus a night dive

If you'd like to become a certified scuba diver, the Open Water Diver certification is your first step. This allows you to scuba dive with your buddy without professional supervision.

There are a number of ways to take your Open Water class, including e-learning, and referral training. With e-learning, you complete the academic portion of your class on your computer in the comfort of your own home. With referral training, you complete your academic and/or pool sessions at your local dive shop and complete your in-water training in Grand Cayman with Divetech. Full classes can also be done at Divetech. 

 

Open-water classes can generally be completed in 2-3 days depending on the method you select. It can get confusing, so contact us for more information and advice on the best path for you. 

Pricing

Open Water Certification

Open Water Course - Referral

$300

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2 half days

Open Water Course - eLearning

$400

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2 full days

Refresher

$150

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1 half day

ReActivate Refresher

$275

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1 full day

Open-Water student and dive instructor
Dive instructor analyzing a nitrox tank.

Nitrox enables divers to lengthen no-decompression profiles so that they can spend more time in the water. The increased oxygen content reduces nitrogen loading, shortens required surface intervals, and gives an added safety buffer for your dives. 

Nitrox Enriched Air courses can be completed at Divetech in a half day class, or you can complete the Nitrox eLearning online prior to arrival and then finish up with the practical part when on-site. Once you finish the nitrox academic portion, Divetech will be ready to take you nitrox diving and issue your certification card. 

The half-day Nitrox certification course with Divetech includes a manual, instruction, certification fee, and 2 free nitrox tanks. The eLearning Nitrox program includes 1 free nitrox tank. 

Pricing

Nitrox

Nitrox Diver - full class

$150

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1 half day

Nitrox - eLearning

$40

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Do you have an aspect of diving that you particularly enjoy or want to develop? If so why not take a specialty class in that subject? Courses range in duration from one to three days and our expert instructional team provide in depth training both in and out of the water.​

Take 5 Specialty dive courses, and be on your way to earn your Master Diver Certification!

Pricing

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Specialty Instruction

Adaptive Support Diver

$225

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1 day

Adaptive Techniques

$400

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2 days

Deep Diver

$250

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1 day

Diver Propulsion Vehicle

$235

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1/2 day

Equipment Specialist

$175

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1/2 day

Fish ID

$225

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1/2 day

Navigation

$300

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1.5 days

Night

$300

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3 nights

Peak Performance Buoyancy

$175

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1/2 day

Search & Recovery

$300

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2 days

Self Reliant Diver (PADI)

$400

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1 day

Sidemount

$425

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2 days

Solo Diver (SDI)

$225

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1/2 day

Underwater Naturalist

$225

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1/2 day

Wreck Diver

$420

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2 days

Dive instructor and Adaptive Support Diver student.
EFR / First Aid instructor and studens

Divetech offers Emergency First Response (EFR) including CPR & AED training. Suitable for anyone over the age of 10 years old and with a separate Care for Children program (when requested) Divetech can ensure that you are fully equipped to deliver first aid and life saving care should you be faced with an emergency situation.  EFR is an internationally recognized first-aid program that teaches emergency care along the same priorities used by medical professionals.  

 

The course is 3 to 6 hours depending on group size (maximum group size of 12 people) with online learning prior to the class.  Online learning is US$ 96.50 and is then US$ 75 per person for the practical session with discounts available for group bookings.

 

We can also run refresher sessions if your certification is out of date (more than 24 months old).

 

We can travel to your business premises or private houses; evening & weekend classes are available on request.

Pricing

First-Aid / EFR / CPR

Emergency First Aid with CPR & AED

$150

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Emergency First Aid with CPR & AED

$75

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Emergency Oxygen Provider

$150

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At Divetech we understand that choosing your instructor for a professional development course is a big decision and we encourage you to carefully consider your choice.  With our team of experienced instructor trainers we pride ourselves on the highest level of professional training, ensuring all DM candidates are fully prepared for a career as a Divemaster as well as ready to enter the IDC (Instructor Development Course) if that is your intention.  Whether you start this course with the intention of working as a dive pro, or just for fun and for your own personal development, we encourage all potential candidates to contact us for an informal meeting to talk through all prerequisites and what you can expect from Divemaster training at Divetech.  

Not yet 18 years old?  Check out the new option of Junior Divemaster, exclusive to Divetech on Grand Cayman. 

Pricing

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Divemaster

PADI Divemaster

$1,000

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PADI Divemaster Crew Pack

$400

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Required by PADI

PADI Professional fees

TBD

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to PADI upon completion

Divemaster giving a dive briefing.
Divers in a Rescue Diver class

Scuba divers describe the Rescue Diver course as the most challenging, yet most rewarding course they’ve ever taken. 

The 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.

 

Topics include:

  • Self rescue

  • Recognizing and managing stress in other divers

  • Emergency management and equipment

  • Rescuing panicked divers

  • Rescuing unresponsive divers

The Rescue Diver academics can be completed online before you arrive on island by registering for the eLearning. Contact us for details. 

Pricing

Rescue Diver

Rescue

$450

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3 full days

Rescue - eLearning

$350

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2 full days

Divetech offers additional training in areas such as:

  • Freediving

  • Lionfish culling

  • Underwater photography

  • Open circuit technical diving

  • Rebreather diving

  • Gas blending

  • VIP Technician 

Follow this link to learn more.

Technical sidemount diver.

Non-Certified

Open Water Diver

Nitrox Certifications

Advanced Open Water

Specialty Instruction

First Aid / EFR

Rescue Diver

Divemaster

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