Classified Diver – What Is It?
Description Do you want to learn how to best support a dive buddy who has a physical or mental challenge?
The PADI Adaptive Support Diver course will increase your awareness of divers’ varying abilities, and explores adaptive techniques to apply while diving or freediving with a buddy with a disability.
What Are The Requirements?
Open Water Divers or Freedivers who are at least 15 years old and have completed the EFR Primary and Secondary Care course within 24 months are eligible to take the SSI Classified Diver
It is also recommended that you complete the Perfect Buoyancy course beforehand so that you have better awareness of trim.
What Will I Learn?
Divers in a pool Academic Through knowledge development and two diving workshops – one in confined water and one in open water – you’ll learn useful techniques that will increase your ability to become a better dive partner to a diver with a disability.
You’ll gain insight and practical experience as you learn about: Becoming more aware and mindful of individual considerations when diving with people with disabilities.
Adaptive techniques that can be applied while diving with buddies with mental and/or physical challenges.
What Will It Cost?