Once you have taken the initial plunge into SCUBA diving, you will most probably want to continue and sign up for Advanced SCUBA certifications. Marina Divers Sharm house reef at White Knights is the perfect training site with the added bonus of clear warm waters and plenty of Red Sea fish and coral.
Advanced SCUBA certifications include all the PADI courses up to the highest recreational diver certification of PADI Master SCUBA diver. The Marina Divers Sharm Instructor team are qualified to teach the best PADI Specialities in the Red Sea.
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver
PADI’s Advanced Open Water course is the next step in the advanced SCUBA certifications. It is designed to fine tune your dive skills, allowing you to explore exciting new types of diving, under the supervision of a PADI instructor.
This is an in-water, performance based course consisting of five dives. The ‘deep’ dive and ‘navigation’ dive are standard, the final three dives will be chosen by yourself and your PADI Instructor, based on your individual preferences. Dives that are particularly suitable for this area are: Multilevel Diver, Drift Diver, Peak Performance Buoyancy, AWARE fish identification, Underwater Naturalist, and Night Diver.
PADI Rescue Diver
Would you know what to do in a SCUBA diving emergency? The PADI Rescue Diver course gives you the tools you’ll need to both prevent and manage diving accident situations. You’ll learn to perform diver assists and administer basic first aid, in a course that is an important step in expanding your knowledge and experience as a diver.
You will also have a lot of fun during this course, which is both challenging and exciting. To take part in the PADI Rescue diver course, you will need to be a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or equivalent rating), and have completed either the PADI Emergency First Response course, or a sanctioned program in CPR within the past 24 months.
PADI Emergency First Aid Response
Want to know what to do in an emergency? PADI’s Emergency First Response program covers basic training for CPR and emergency care. Designed for divers and non-divers alike, this course will prepare you to cope with emergency situations. Duration – 4 hours approx.