An Open Water Diver Instructor or higher level of certification may teach this course.
This Program is designed to provide basic training to those who wish to enter into SCUBA diving adventures within limited time.
This Program qualifies a diver to dive to a maximum depth of 40 fsw (12 msw).
Upon completion of this program, the diver may dive only under the direct supervision of a Dive Master, Assistant Instructor, or Instructor, at a maximum ratio of four (4) Supervised Divers per Divemaster, Assistant Instructor, or Instructor, provided that the Divemaster, Assistant Instructor, or Instructor will be capable of establishing physical contact with any Supervised Diver at all times during the dive.
Supervised divers may only participate in diving activities where appropriate diver support is always available at the surface, and where in-water decompression stops are not required and under conditions that are equal or better than the conditions where they were trained.
Must be a minimum of 15 years of age with a documented parent or legal guardian authorization, or a minimum of 12 years of age for Junior qualification, or a minimum of 18 years of age without parent or legal guardian approval.