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Our deep diver course is one of our most popular classes which certifies you to the maximum recreational depth allowed (130′). Earning your deep diver certification opens up so many different locations that are inaccessible by most divers. You’ll be certified to tour amazing North Carolina wrecks like the U352, Normania, & Atlas, as well as many others. Our instructors will train you how to safely & confidently dive to these depths.

What to expect in this course:

Diving past 100′ is a milestone for any scuba diver but not one that should be undertaken without proper training. In our Deep Diving course, we’ll train you on the physical, physiological, & equipment aspects of how to do so safely. You’ll learn how to handle, properly stow, & use a redundant gas source as well as learn about the effects of nitrogen narcosis at depth.

Who this class is for:

  • Any certified advanced open water scuba diver who wishes to expand their diver knowledge & skill set
  • Any certified advanced open water scuba diver who wants to advance their dive training
  • Any certified diver who wants to explore wrecks, aquatic life, or other underwater attractions below 100′

Our Deep Diver class fee includes:

  • Up to 4 instructor led deep training dives with a certified deep instructor (between 60′ & 130′)
  • Your e-learning, tests, & instructor review
  • Deep certification card & processing fees

What you will learn:

  • Recognizing your personal limits
  • The specialized gear needed for deep diving
  • Effects the added depth has on mental faculties
  • Effects of gas narcosis
  • Gas management, planning, & emergency procedures
  • Handling & use of a redundant gas source
  • Navigation skills needed when deep diving
  • Additional underwater signals used in deep dives

Start your elearning today!

Deep Diving Certification


Please check our online calendar for a scheduled class before purchasing. You may be able to join an already scheduled course.

This class includes your online e-learning material, up to 4 in-water training sessions with a certified instructor, your certification card (C-Card) and bragging rights to your friends. If you have already obtained your e-learning through PADI or SDI, please contact us so we can provide you with a discount code.


Course Requirements:

Deep Diver certification prerequisites:

  • 18 years or older
  • Approved diver medical form
  • Liability waiver

Gear requirements:

  • Standard scuba gear (regulators, BCD, weights, tanks, computer – available for rental)
  • Personal scuba gear (mask, fin, snorkel, boots – student must provide)
  • Redundant gas source (available for rent)
  • Appropriate exposure protection for diving environment (available for rent)
  • Compass (wrist, computer, or console)

Class requirements:

  • Satisfactorily complete the online learning course with a test score of 80% or higher
  • After instructor remediation, a test score of 100%
  • Demonstrate mature & sound judgment concerning dive planning and execution
  • Satisfactorily complete the online learning course
  • Complete all open water requirements safely and efficiently
  • Upload a photo to the certifying agency website (no hats or sunglasses)

Time Requirements:

  • 2-3 hours for online learning
  • 4-6 hours of instructor led in-water training