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SDI SCUBILITY ADVANCED DIVER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

SDI Scubility Advanced Diver Development Program

The SDI Advanced Diver Development Program was created to make true advanced divers. Under the old way of training a student could take an advanced course immediately following an open water course, and only have a total of 9 dives, all under the direct training of an instructor. The SDI Advanced Diver Development program requires a new open water student to complete 4 SDI Specialties or equivalent, combined with 25 logged dives. SDI feels a diver will truly be advanced after this is accomplished. The SDI Scubility program requirements are the same as the standard SDI Advanced Diver Development program.

Who this course is for:

  • Any certified SDI Scubility Open Water Scuba Diver, or equivalent who wishes to expand their diving knowledge and skill set
  • Any certified SDI Scubility Open Water Scuba Diver, or equivalent who would like to advance their dive training

Course prerequisites:

  • SDI Scubility Open Water Scuba Diver, SDI Scubility Junior Open Water Scuba Diver, or equivalent
  • Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent

What’s in it for you?

  • An opportunity to experience several SDI specialties at the sport level
  • Continued diver education, skills, and knowledge
  • Ability to enroll in/complete selected specialties
  • After successful completion, ability to enroll in the SDI Recue Diver or the Dive Master course

SDI Scubility Advanced Diver Development Program minimum requirements:

  • Completion of 4 SDI, TDI or ERDI Specialty Courses or equivalent; only 1 course without dives, may be credited towards the advanced diver development program, with the exception of nitrox
  • Proof of 25 logged dives
  • After the previous requirements are met and verified by an instructor, the instructor issues the SDI Advanced Diver certification by submitting the SDI Diver Registration form to SDI Headquarters or registering the students online through member’s area of the SDI website
  • Requirements for the SDI Junior Advanced include the above requirements, provided the 4 specialty courses they have taken are allowed by their age