SCUBA LESSONS BELIZE Ltd.
The largest barrier reef in the western hemisphere, the beauty of our underwater world is unrivaled. Come and dive Belize, and if you need lessons, let our instructor ease your entry into this incredible world !!!!
Description of Courses
SCUBA Refresher - After a pool session to review and refresh your skills, White Sands Dive Shop includes a dive with the instructor in the Hol Chan Marine Reserve and a snorkeling experience at Shark Ray Alley in its Refresher Course. $175 us
Discover SCUBA Diving (DSD) - A Discover Scuba Diving Experience in the underwater world. Experience the underwater world with minimum cost and time. Includes basic knowledge, pool session with gear and (1) open water water dive. Qualifies to dive in the Marine Reserve with certified divemaster at depths up to 40 ft. $175 us
Open Water Diver - Five classes cover scuba gear selection and preparation. Underwater life, dive planning, basic oceanography, diving physics and maladies. Includes (4) four open water dives. Allow 3-4 days. $535 us
Open Water for e-Learning completion (pool and training dives) - Five classes cover scuba gear selection and preparation. Underwater life, dive planning, basic oceanography, diving physics and maladies. Includes (4) four open water dives. Allow 3-4 days. $395 us
SCUBA Diver to Open Water Diver - Upgrade your SCUBA Diver certification to Open Water Certification. Includes chapters 4 and 5 with two open water training dives. Please allow Two days. $245 us
Advanced Open Water - Designed to provide the novice with a structured, well supervised means to gain the practical experience needed after initial certification. This course is not academically oriented, but offers the experience of (5) five specialty dives and training to execute those dives safely. (3) core dives required (Night, Deep, Navigation) and choice of (2) electives (Naturalists, Drift, Boat Diver, Multilevel or Photograph). $475 us
PADI Enriched Air Diver Course – Nitrox - The Academic Part -The Enriched Air Diver/NITROX course online includes all the knowledge development requirements for the course.
You need to be a certified diver, at least 12 years old and fit for diving to be certified as a PADI Enriched Air Diver After enrolling online with PADI's eLearning® system you will have online access to interactive presentations that include videos, audio, graphics and reading. Short quizzes let you gauge your progress, review and correct anything you might happen to miss. The PADI Enriched Air Diver Course online will take approximately 3 hours to complete. This portion of the course is paid direct to PADI online at sign up. Cost vary according to where on the planet you live.
The sign up link is:
Once you finish the eLearning portion of the course, White Sands Dive Shop is notified that you have completed it and that you are ready for the practical phase of the program.
The practical part- Prior to certification as a PADI Enriched Air Diver, you will have a Practical Application session with one of our instructors at White Sands Dive Shop and do two dives on our Barrier Reef using Nitrox 32.
The course fee for this portion is $210.usd plus tax.
Rescue Diver - Course is designed to develop
necessary knowledge and skills to perform diver
rescues, manage diving accident situations and render
proper first aid.
Taught separately or together, these two courses make up Emergency First Response, a comprehensive CPR and First aid program following the most current layperson emergency care standards. The courses are based on state of the art instructional design principles and focus on providing a low stress environment to enhance learning.
Elearn fees 210.usd.- Paid directly to PADI. Completion cost 450.usd. Paid to White Sands Dive Shop
Other costs – There is a separate application fee due to PADI that needs to be submitted with the Divemaster application once the course is completed- $99.usd.
Materials cost : $265.usd.
Divemaster - As entry to professional levels in diver training, the PADI Divemaster course plays a pivotal role with in the PADI system of diver education. Those who join the PADI divemaster ranks assist instructors with training student divers. They supervise diving activities for certified divers, snorkelers and skindivers. Many PADI divemasters are looking ahead, gaining professional experience they will apply as PADI Assistant Instructors and Open Water Scuba Instructors.
Materials: The PADI Divemaster Online program will provide you with perpetual access to an ebook version of the PADI Divemaster manual, a required material. However, to complete the PADI Divemaster course, you also need a current PADI Instructor Manual, both the Table RDP and eRDPML, The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving, and a set of the PADI Divemaster slates. There are other required materials and equipment, some of which you already have.
What are the prerequisites for PADI Divemaster Online?
Once you complete Divemaster Online, you will need to successfully complete several practical assessments, workshops and other assignments with your PADI Instructor. You will also need to complete the Divemaster Final Exam as well as meet the professionalism criteria. Other costs – There is a separate application fee due to PADI that needs to be submitted with the Divemaster application once the course is successfully completed.
Assistant Instructor - $750.us, and takes four days.
Instructor Development Course - $1400.usd and takes 10 days.
*Prices subject to Belize Sales Tax