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PADI Specialties – Taste the Fun and Adventure


Malta is a perfect place to broaden your skills. Access to wrecks, water clarity usually reaching 30 metres, attractive depths and caves make Malta an unbeatable place to complete dive specializations. During the course, you will learn how to dive in a dry suit, at night, on the wrecks, using nitrox blends or how to protect underwater nature by participating in PADI AWARE specializations. You can take part in any specializations that you think are interesting.

PADI Wreck Diver - Price 190€

Whether purpose-sunk as an artificial reef for scuba divers, or lost as the result of an accident, wrecks are fascinating windows to the past. Ships, airplanes and even cars are fascinating to explore and usually teem with aquatic life. Each wreck dive offers a chance for discovery, potentially unlocking a mystery or spying something others have missed. The PADI Wreck Diver Specialty course is popular because it offers rewarding adventures while observing responsible wreck diving practices.

Initial requirements:

If you’re at least 15 years old and have earned a PADI Adventure Diver certification or higher, you can enroll in the Wreck Diver Specialty course.

What will you learn?

There are many different types of wrecks, some of which are protected by laws that guard their historical and cultural significance. Your training starts by reviewing guidelines for researching and respecting wrecks. During four dives you’ll learn:

  • Safety considerations for navigating and exploring wrecks.
  • Surveying and mapping a wreck.
  • Using penetration lines and reels to guide exploration.
  • Techniques to avoid kicking up silt or disturbing the wreck and its inhabitants.

How long does the course last?

Course consists of 4 open water dives. Duration of the course: 2 days.

What’s included in the price?

Open water sessions, full set of diving equipment for the duration of the course.

What isn’t included in the price?

PADI materials + certificate – 55€

Where are we training?

Naturally on Malta. We have many wonderful dive sites nearby for night diving, deep diving, nitrox deep diving, wreck diving, etc.

PADI Deep Diver - Price 190€

The lure of the deep. There’s something exciting and mysterious about exploring deeper dive sites while scuba diving. Sometimes it’s a wreck that attracts you below 18 metres/60 feet, and on wall dives it may be a giant fan or sponge. Whatever it is, to scuba dive with confidence at depths down to 40 metres/130 feet, you should take the PADI Deep Diver Specialty course.

Initial requirements:

If you’ve earned the PADI Adventure Diver rating or higher, and you’re at least 15 years old, you can enroll in the Deep Diver course.

What will you learn?

Your training starts by reviewing reasons for deep diving and how important it is to know your personal limits. During four deep dives with your instructor, you’ll go over:

  • Specialized deep diving equipment.
  • Deep dive planning, buddy contact procedures and buoyancy control.
  • Managing your gas supply, dealing with gas narcosis and safety considerations.

How long does the course last?

Course consists of 4 open water dives. Duration of the course: 2 days.

What’s included in the price?

Open water sessions, full set of diving equipment for the duration of the course.

What isn’t included in the price?

PADI materials + certificate – 55€

Where are we training?

Naturally on Malta. We have many wonderful dive sites nearby for night diving, deep diving, nitrox, wreck diving, etc.

PADI Enriched Air Diver - Price 125€

The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADI’s most popular specialty scuba course. Why? Because scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression time, especially on repetitive scuba dives. If staying down longer and getting back in the water sooner sounds appealing, then don’t hesitate to become an enriched air diver.

Initial requirements:

If you’re a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 12 years old, you can enroll in the Enriched Air Diver Specialty course. Note that in some regions the minimum age than 12.

What will you learn?

You’ll learn why diving with air that has higher oxygen and lower nitrogen content gives youis older  more bottom time, along with enriched air equipment considerations. During a practical session, and two optional (or required) scuba dives, you’ll:

  • Discuss managing oxygen exposure.
  • Practice analyzing oxygen content in your scuba tank.
  • Set your dive computer for diving with enriched air nitrox.

How long does the course last?

Course consists of 5 open water dives, one for each of chosen PADI specialities. Duration of the course: 2-3 days.

The course consists of theoretical sessions. Duration of the course: 1 day.

What isn’t included in the price?

PADI materials + certificate – 60€

 

Where are we training?

Naturally on Malta, in our diving centre.

PADI Underwater Navigator - Price 190€

Be the scuba diver everyone wants to follow because you know where you are and where you’re going. The PADI Underwater Navigator course fine-tunes your observation skills and teaches you to more accurately use your compass underwater. If you like challenges with big rewards, take this course and have fun finding your way.

Initial requirements:

If you’re a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 10 years old, you can enroll in the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course.

What will you learn?

You’ll learn the tools of the trade, including navigation using natural clues and by following compass headings. During three scuba dives, you’ll practice:

  • Methods to estimate distance underwater.
  • Compass navigation while making at least five turns.
  • Marking or relocating a submerged object or position from the surface.
  • Underwater map making.

How long does the course last?

Course consists of 3 open water dives. Duration of the course: 2 days.

What’s included in the price?

3 open water sessions, full set of diving equipment for the duration of the course.

What isn’t included in the price?

PADI materials + certificate – 55€

Where are we training?

Naturally on Malta. We have many wonderful dive sites nearby for night diving, deep diving, nitrox deep diving, wreck diving, etc.

PADI Dry Suit Diver - Price 160€

Want to stay warm? Want to extend your scuba diving season? Then dive dry. A dry suit seals you off from the water and keeps you comfortable, even in surprisingly cold water. There is incredible diving in the world’s cooler regions and in some areas, conditions are even better in colder months. Becoming a dry suit diver allows you to expand your boundaries and dive more places, more often.

Initial requirements:

If you’re at least 10 years old and certified as a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or higher, you can enroll in the Dry Suit Diver course.

What will you learn?

The first thing you’ll discover is which dry suit style and accompanying undergarments are right for you and the diving you’ll do. Then you’ll learn how to take care of your dry suit. During two dives, in addition to a confined water dive, you’ll practice:

  • Putting on and taking off your dry suit with minimal assistance.
  • Mastering buoyancy control using your dry suit.
  • Dive safety procedures when using a dry suit.

How long does the course last?

Course consists of theory sessions, pool sessions and two open water dives. To certification, you need 1 day.

What’s included in the price?

Theory sessions,  pool sessions, full set of diving equipment for the duration of the course, 2 open water dives.

What isn’t included in the price?

PADI materials + certificate – 55€

Where are we training?

Naturally on Malta. We have many wonderful dive sites nearby for night diving, deep diving, nitrox deep diving, wreck diving, etc.

PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider - Price 100€

Knowing how and when to use emergency oxygen is a great skill to have and means you’re ready to help others should the need arise. Becoming a PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider lets you breathe easy knowing that you can recognize scuba diving illnesses treatable with emergency oxygen, and are prepared to offer aid.

Initial requirements:

There are no prerequisites, age restrictions or water sessions required for this course – it’s open to everyone. Scuba divers, snorkelers and anyone who is around divers – boat crew, lifeguards, etc. – will benefit from having this training.

What will you learn?

You’ll learn about dive injuries, different types of emergency oxygen equipment and safety considerations when using oxygen. Then you’ll practice:

  • Assembling and disassembling emergency oxygen equipment.
  • Deploying a non-rebreather mask and a demand inhalator valve on a breathing diver.
  • Using a pocket mask on a nonbreathing diver.

How long does the course last?

Course consists of theory sessions, Duration of the course: 3 hours.

What isn’t included in the price?

PADI materials + certificate – 55€

 

Where are we training?

Naturally on Malta, in our diving centre.

PADI Night Diver - Price 200€

The thought of dipping below the surface at night seems mysterious, yet so alluring. Although you’ve been scuba diving at a site many times before, at night you drop into a whole new world and watch it come to life under the glow of your dive light. The scene changes as day creatures retire and nocturnal organisms emerge. If you’ve wondered what happens underwater after the sun goes down, sign up for the PADI Night Diver Specialty course.

Initial requirements:

PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers or higher, who are at least 12 years old, can enroll in the Night Diver specialty course.

What will you learn?

Scuba diving at night teaches you to focus on what you can see in your light’s beam, on controlling your buoyancy by feel, on staying with your buddy and on paying attention to details you may overlook during the day. During three night dives, you’ll practice:

  • Light handling and communication techniques.
  • Entering, exiting and navigating in the dark.
  • Identifying how plants and animals differ or change behavior at night.

How long does the course last?

Course consists of 3 open water dives. Duration of the course: 3 evenings.

What’s included in the price?

3 open water sessions, full set of diving equipment for the duration of the course.

What isn’t included in the price?

PADI materials + certificate – 55€

Where are we training?

Naturally on Malta. We have many wonderful dive sites nearby for night diving, deep diving, nitrox, wreck diving, etc.

PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy - Price 120€

Excellent buoyancy control is what defines skilled scuba divers. You’ve seen them underwater. They glide effortlessly, use less air and ascend, descend or hover almost as if by thought. They more easily observe aquatic life without disturbing their surroundings. You can achieve this, too. The PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty course improves the buoyancy skills you learned as a new diver and elevates them to the next level.

Initial requirements:

PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers or higher, who are at least 10 years old, are eligible to take the Peak Performance Buoyancy course.

What will you learn?

During two scuba dives, you’ll learn how to:

  • Determine the exact weight you need, so you’re not too light or too heavy.
  • Trim your weight system and scuba gear so you’re perfectly balanced in the water.
  • Streamline to save energy, use air more efficiently and move more smoothly through the water.
  • Hover effortlessly in any position – vertical or horizontal.

How long does the course last?

Course consists of 2 open water dives.  Duration of the course: 1 day.

What’s included in the price?

Theory sessions, 2 open water dives.

What isn’t included in the price?

PADI materials + certificate – 55€

Where are we training?

Naturally on Malta. We have many wonderful dive sites nearby for night diving, deep diving, nitrox, wreck diving, etc.

 

PADI Emergency First Response EFR - Price 120€

Emergency First Response training focuses on building confidence in lay rescuers and increasing their willingness to respond when faced with a medical emergency. Course participants learn simple to follow steps for emergency care and practice applying skills in a nonstressful learning environment. All courses are supported by self-study manuals, videos and quick reference cards to enhance learning and allow you start learning right away.

Initial requirements:

EFR courses meet the CPR and first aid training requirements for the PADI Rescue Diver course and all professional-level ratings. Most PADI Instructors are also Emergency First Response Instructors.

The following EFR courses are based on internationally recognized medical guidelines for emergency care.

What will you learn?

  • Primary Care (CPR) – This course teaches you the steps and techniques for handling life-threatening emergencies. You’ll practice eight skills for aiding patients who aren’t breathing, have no heartbeat, may have a spinal injury, may be in shock or who may have serious bleeding. You’ll learn to how to perform CPR and continue to monitor the patient, so that you provide every possible chance of survival while waiting for emergency medical services to arrive.
  • Secondary Care (First Aid) – Because many medical conditions are not life-threatening and emergency medical services are sometimes delayed or unavailable, this course teaches you how to provide first aid that eases pain and reduces the risk of further harm. You’ll learn to assess a variety of injuries and illnesses and practice bandaging and splinting.
  • Care for Children – This course allows participants to learn, practice and apply emergency care skills specific to helping infants and children with medical emergencies. It’s designed for those who work with children or are likely to have to respond to emergencies involving youngsters. This course is often integrated with Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) courses.
  • CPR & AED – This course focuses on CPR training and teaching participants how to use an AED (automated external defibrillator). When workplace or governmental requirements specify this training, the CPR & AED course meets the need. This course is often integrated into First Aid at Work programs.
  • First Aid at Work – In some areas, such as Great Britain, Australia and Canada, governmental regulations call for enhanced CPR and first aid training for the workplace. First Aid at Work programs designed for these areas include additional topics and skills to meet requirements while following the easy to learn EFR approach to training.
  • EFR Refresher – It’s a good idea to refresh your CPR and first aid skills every 24 months, and that’s what the EFR Refresher course is designed to do. Focusing on key skills, the course allows you to stay up-to-date and ready to lend aid when needed.

How long does the course last?

Course consists of theory sessions. Duration of the course: 1 day.

 

What isn’t included in the price?

PADI materials + certificate – 55€

Where are we training?

Naturally on Malta, in our diving centre.

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