PADI Specialty Courses
If you are seeking new challenges in scuba diving and want to learn more in certain fields of this wonderful sport, you should start thinking of taking PADI specialty courses. Athens Scuba offers courses in a variety of specialty areas to enhance your enjoyment of diving and to expose you to other aspects of the sport. Once you have completed five specialty courses, you’ll qualify for the PADI Master Diver certification. Ask your Athens Scuba PADI professional about the Master Scuba Diver program.
Popular Speciality Courses Are:
PADI Enriched Air Diver (NITROX)
The most popular PADI specialty course. Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no-decompression time, especially on repetitive scuba dives.
PADI Deep Diver
Explore deeper dive sites with confidence at depths down to 130 feet. Learn to manage your gas supply, go over buddy contact procedures, and buoyancy control.
PADI Wreck Diver
Ships, airplanes and even cars are fascinating to explore and usually teem with aquatic life. Each wreck dive offers a chance for a new discovery.
PADI Night Diver
The underwater world changes as day creatures retire and nocturnal organisms emerge. If you’ve ever wondered what happens underwater after the sun goes down, enroll in the PADI Night Diver Specialty course.
PADI Equipment Specialist (under construction)
Learn to manage basic scuba diving equipment repairs and adjustments. Understand routine care, maintenance procedures and how dive gear works.
PADI Drift Diver
Drift diving can be relaxing and exhilarating. The course teaches you how to enjoy going with the flow as you scuba dive down rivers and use ocean currents to glide along and enjoy the underwater life and sites.
PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy
Observe aquatic life without disturbing their surroundings. Improve the buoyancy skills you learned as a new diver and elevate them to the next level.
PADI Search and Recovery Diver
Retrieve lost items that have fallen overboard or over a dock. Learn effective swimming patterns and using a lift bag for heavy objects.
PADI Underwater Navigation
Fine-tune your underwater observation skills and learn to use your compass more accurately.