Fine-tune your underwater observation skills and learn to use your compass more accurately. This course may count towards college credit, ask your instructor.
Be the scuba diver everyone wants to follow because you know where you are and where you’re going. The PADI Underwater Navigator course fine-tunes your observation skills and teaches you to more accurately use your compass underwater. If you like challenges with big rewards, take this course and have fun finding your way.
If you’re a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 10 years old, you can enroll in the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course.
You’ll learn to use natural clues to navigate and also practice:
- Methods to estimate distance underwater.
- Compass navigation while making multiple turns
- Marking or relocating a submerged object or position from the surface.
- Underwater map making.
The first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask us for more information about credits towards the Advanced Open Water.
What will you learn?
You will complete the knowledge review portion of the course at home before the course starts
At the start of your course, you will spend time in the classroom checking your knowledge reviews.
Then you will have three Open Water dives in Stoney Cove as well as time spent on the surface practising skills before putting those new skills into practice underwater.
How long will it take?
The course lasts two full days.
What will you get from it?
As a PADI Wreck Diver, you will learn the correct procedures for wreck penetration, lining-out and mapping skills as well as develop a passion for researching wrecks and wreck conservation. You will gain valuable experience of diving around wrecks and have the opportunity to go inside.
You must be 15+ years old to enrol on this course at Stoney Cove
You must be able to swim and be medically fit to dive
PADI Adventure Diver (or equivalent qualification)
All equipment hire is included in the price, however, you will get much more enjoyment from the course if you get your own mask and snorkel. You will also need a dive light a slate, underwater compass, line and reel.
There are no hidden extras with your course at the Diveschool @ Stoney Cove. Entry fees, air fills, kit hire, course materials and PADI certification fees are all included.