Advanced Scuba Diving Courses in New Jersey

In 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.
Speciality courses start with the dives completed in the Advanced Open Water course and include special training in each area of interest, including:
  • 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)
  • Delayed Surface Marker Buoy/DSMB
  • Self Reliant Diver
  • Jersey Shore Diver
  • Historic NJ Wreck Diver
  • Underwater Navigator
  • Black Lagoon Diver
Divers Two
UPCOMING COURSE:
Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty
Offered in June and September. A great way to dust off the rust or pave the way for a great season in June or improve your skills after a great season of diving in September. We trim out your gear, revisit weighting, master our buoyancy skills and improve general dive technique!

Dates
June
Class: THURS. 6/10, 6:30pm
Dives: Dutch Springs, Sun. 6/13

September
Class: Thurs. 9/9, 6:30pm
Dives: Dutch Springs Sun. 9/12

Instructor: Craig Beattie, MSDT



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RESCUE DIVER
Learn how to prevent and handle diving emergencies that may occur at a dive site or during a dive.
This is a pivotal course for anyone who wants to continue their diver training and become a PADI Professional such as a Dive Master or an Instructor, or obtain the Master SCUBA Diver rating.
Be a more prepared, safer diver able to better foresee and handle diver emergencies.
Pricing
Pool/Dives: $299
Student Kit: $61
E-learning: $189

Pool date - Sept. 8th @ 6pm Quail Hill Pool, Manalapan

Open water date - TBD


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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.”

Class: Thursday 7/15, 6:30pm
Dives: Sun. 7/18, boat trip (2 dives)

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ONLY AT D2! Historic New Jersey Wreck Diver Specialty - ONLY AT D2!

A PADI course written by D2 instructor Craig Beattie, 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 8/19, 6:30pm
Dives: Boat trip Sat. 9/4

Instructor: Craig Beattie, MSDT



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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 8/5, 6:30pm
Dives: 2 boat trips: Sat. 8/7, Sun. 8/29

Instructor: Craig Beattie, MSDT



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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 8/12, 6:30pm
Dives: Dutch Springs, Sat. 8/14, Boat trip Wed 8/25 (dives can be structured for two days at Dutch Springs alternatively)



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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!

Class: Tues. 7/20, 6:30pm
Dives: Sat. eve. 7/24, 8:48pm tide, Sun. 7/25, 9:38pm tide, Wed. 8/4, 5:14am tide (morning)
The cost per student is $250 plus student kit.

Instructor: Craig Beattie, MSDT



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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: Thurs. 7/8, 6:30pm
Dive #1: Inlet dive: Fri. 7/9, 8:05 am tide
Dive #2: Beach dive: Sat. 7/10, 8:45am tide

Instructor: Craig Beattie, MSDT



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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 9/23, 6:30 pm
Dives: Back Bay dives, Sat. 9/25, Sun. 9/26

Instructor: Craig Beattie, MSDT

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New for 2021!


Self Reliant Diver Specialty

Although diving with a buddy is the norm, there are reasons for an experienced diver to develop self-reliance and independence while diving. Learning to carry out dives without a partner can make you a stronger diver in most situations. If you have the mental discipline and commitment to learn and follow self-reliant diving techniques, you'll bolster your skills and confidence when diving alone, in a dive pair or as part of a team.
Dates:
July
Class: Thurs 7/22, 6:30pm
Dives: Dutch Springs, Sunday 7/25

September
Class: Thurs 9/30, 6:30pm
Dives: Dutch Springs, Sunday 10/3

Instructor: Craig Beattie, MSDT


New For 2021! Only at Divers Two!

Black Lagoon Diver Specialty--- “Be Ye Warned!”
A new PADI course written by D2 instructor Craig Beattie and offered only at D2.

The Golden Skull awaits, but none have laid eyes on it and lived to tell the tale.
Here be a certification in fun, and a wee bit of compass navigation as The Back Bay becomes…The Black Lagoon
Ye be callin’ upon your compass skill and healthy stores of fun to find said idol.
Find The Skull you must and yea your compass be your friend. BUT… The Creature awaits…as do “other diversions”…So weigh anchor and be off--- to The Black Lagoon.

Date: Sat. 10/16

New For 2021!

Delayed Surface Marker Buoy (DSMB) Diver
Most divers wouldn’t think of diving without carrying a delayed surface marker buoy (DSMB), and in some locations it’s considered required safety equipment. Knowing how to properly deploy and manage a DSMB are valuable skills learned in this course. We’ll also cover reels, shooting lift bags and running lines, Whether you’re a novice or advanced diver; tropics or the North Atlantic, these are skills you should know and master!

June
Class: Thurs. 6/17, 6:30pm
Dives: Dutch Springs, Sun. 6/20
September
Class: Thursday, 9/16, 6:30pm
Dives: Dutch Springs Sun. 9/19

CPR & First Aid
CPR - Adult/Child/Infant ($50)
First Aid ($50)
Divers Two will be holding a CPR and First Aid course. Both courses will start at 6:30PM.


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These courses are open to divers and non-divers alike. They are a "must course" for the diving professional and great for all sport divers.

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