The RAID Scuba Diver program was designed to accommodate those who are short on time and can't complete the full Open Water 20 course. The Scuba Diver program is derived from the RAID Open Water 20 course and provides you with basic knowledge and the full experience of scuba diving and the underwater World.
Age: SCUBA Diver - 15 years or older.
Online e-learning or mobile APP academic presentations, quizzes, exam.
Complete the skill requirements as specified by the specific training manual.
Before any Open Water diving the student shall effectively show proof of, or demonstrate, to a scuba instructor:
A ten-minute survival swim/float without the use of mask, fins, snorkel, or other swimming aids;
Distance swimming capability by one of the two following methods:
swim 200 m without the use of mask, fins, snorkel, or other swimming aids;
swim 300 m using mask, fins and snorkel without other swimming aids.
If conditions warrant students may wear a diving suit provided they are weighted for neutral buoyancy.
Complete course over a minimum of two days and totaling a minimum of:
1 hour logged underwater in Open Water.
2 Open Water dives
12 metres / 40 feet
Upon completion of the RAID Scuba Diver program you will receive a certification card indicating your completion of the course. This will allow you to dive to a maximum depth of 12 metres/40ft with a dive professional across many parts of the world. The Scuba Diver certification is also a recognition of learning and allows you to fast track your RAID Open Water 20 course at a later date by not having to repeat any skills that overlap with the two programs.
To purchase this course please go to the OPEN CIRCUIT section - Scuba Diver course in the online Store
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NOTE: Training is divided into two sections. Academic or Theoretical, which is provided for in the course manuals / materials provided online. These may be purchased (RAID STORE) directly or provided for by your RAID Dive Centre following your appointment. The second part is your practical training which is managed by your RAID Dive Centre and conducted by the appointed RAID Instructor. For the practical training costs, you must discuss this with your appointed RAID Dive.