Advanced Scuba Diving Courses in New JerseyIn addition to basic Open Water certification, Divers Two offers the full range of PADI advanced-level qualifications, including:
- Advanced Open Water Diver -- This course allows you to gain confidence in your diving while exploring different underwater environments, all under the supervision our qualified staff. All that is required for the advanced certification is 5 dives!
- Rescue Diver -- An AOW diver will perfect the tired-diver tow, fireman's lift, stress recognition, rescue breathing, and other emergency dive procedures in this exciting and enlightening course. CPR and first-aid training (also available from D2) and 25 logged dives are prerequisites of this program.
- Master Scuba Diver -- As an advanced diver with rescue certification, five specialities, and at least 50 dives' experience, you will be ready to reach the highest level of recreational SCUBA diving with this course.
- Night Diver
- Wreck Diver
- Deep Diver
- Search and Recovery
- Boat Diver
- Underwater Photography/Videography
- Underwater Naturalist
- Drift Diver
- Enriched Air Nitrox
- Dry Suit (classes are on demand, contact Steve for information)
Only At Divers Two!Jersey Shore Diver - "Grab A Friend And Go!" A new PADI course written by D2 instructor Craig Beattie and offered only at D2, this class introduces the diver to beach and inlet diving here on the Jersey Shore. Discover the wonderful local beach wrecks and dive some of our inlets as well! Learn the techniques of entry/exit, assessing conditions, navigating to find those beach wrecks and more! Shore diving is cost effective and flexible! Simply "grab a friend and go!" Dates: Class: Tues 7/9 6:30 pm Dive #1: Inlet dive: 7/18, 6:35 am tide Dive #2: Beach - TBD The cost per student is $250 plus student kit. Instructor: Craig Beattie, MSDT Night Diver Specialty Get some exposure to the "night shift!" Dive environments change dramatically at night and once again, our final dive will be a "reverse night dive," where we enter the water pre-dawn and experience sunrise underwater. Craig calls it the "Vampire Dive"--- we have to be underwater before the sun comes up! ... Don't miss it! Dates: Class: Thurs. 7/23 6:30 pm Dives: Monday 8/3, 8:25pm tide, Tues. 8/4 9:02 pm tide, Sunday 8/15 5:09 am tide (morning) The cost per student is $250 plus student kit. Instructor: Craig Beattie, MSDT
New for 2020!Deep Diver Specialty--- Build confidence… break through barriers… challenge yourself. Although exhilarating, deep diving does require some special considerations. In this course you’ll learn how to handle the descents, ascents, stops and limitations that increased depth imposes; techniques for diving in the deeper range of 60-130 feet; deep diving equipment considerations; experience in planning, organizing and making at least four deep dives. Dates: Class: Thurs 8/20, 6:30pm Dives: Two days/4 dives at Dutch Springs (dates TBD), or one day at Dutch/one day offshore. Wreck Diver Specialty A challenging specialty which hones your wreck skills here in our NJ waters! Wreck navigation... decision making...confidence--- it's all there! Dates: Class: Thurs 8/6 6:30 pm Dives: 2 boat trips TBD/4 dives TBD The cost per student is $350 plus student kit and boat fees. Instructor: Craig Beattie, MSDT
Only at Divers Two!Historic New Jersey Wreck Diver Specialty - ONLY AT D2!/br> A PADI course written byD2 instructor Craig Beattie and offered only at D2, this class is a unique hybrid---- part history class, part field trip to the New Jersey Historical Divers Assoc. museum, part wreck diver class. We examine the rich NJ maritime history, specific notable wrecks-the events of their sinking and the people who sailed them. Then, we go dive where it all happened! Dates: Class/Field Trip: Thurs 8/13 6:30 pm Dives: 1 boat trip/2dives TBD The cost per student is $275 plus student kit. Boat fees are additional (boat cost is dependent on destinations). Instructor: Craig Beattie, MSDT Boat Diver Specialty Similar to the Wreck Diver course, though geared more towards learning the basics of boat diving here in the New Jersey waters. Think of it as “Wreck Diver Lite.” Dates: Class Thursday 7/16 6:30 pm Dives: one boat trip/2 dives, TBD
New for 2020!Underwater Navigator Specialty --- Be the diver everyone wants to follow because you know where you are and where you’re going! Here, you fine-tune your underwater observation skills and learn to more accurately use your compass underwater. Both elements make you a more capable and confident diver! Dates: Class: Thurs 9/17, 6:30 pm Dives: 3 Back Bay dives, TBD
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