Scuba Diver 3 provides a first step toward the highest levels of diving — leadership and/or technical training. It prepares divers to undertake the most advanced forms of diving by providing in-depth coverage of a range of topics including physics, physiology, advanced decompression theory, navigation, search and recovery and more. Enrollees must be certified Advanced Open Water, Enriched Air and Rescue divers with a minimum of 20 logged dives and an Equipment Specialist rating. Current certifications in CPR and Diving First Aid (including Oxygen Provider) are also required.
Participants who successfully complete the classroom and pool work for Scuba Diver 3 will satisfy requirements of the DAN Dive Medicine for Divers program, and will also qualify for an Open Water certification experience, which must be taken separately and is not included in the course fee. Successful completion of the Open Water experience will result in up to three of the following certifications: PADI Night Diver, PADI Underwater Navigation, PADI Search and Recovery, PADI Multilevel Diver or other qualifying specialty certifications.
After satisfying all academic and diving requirements for Scuba Diver 3, and upon completion of 50 logged dives, participants may apply separately for recognition as a PADI Master Scuba Diver.
There are no available sections for this course. Please check back later.
Exclusive discounts are available for this course. Georgia Tech and Georgia Aquarium Employees are eligible for a $70 dsicount (coupon code "REC-70"). Georgia Tech Students are eligible for a $120 discount (coupon code "REC-120"). Please use the appropriate coupon code during the online check-out process.
Note: Coupon codes must be applied during checkout. Coupon codes cannot be redeemed after your checkout is complete. Only one coupon code can be used per shopping cart . To use this discount, a valid employee or student I.D. will be required in class.
A signed release from a physician if any of the items in the SCUBA Medical Statement are noted with a positive (YES) response. A "yes" response does not necessarily disqualify a candidate from diving but instead acknowledges that there is a pre-existing condition that may or may not effect safe scuba participation
Participants must be certified and current in all the following Industry recognized programs:
Current Adult CPR (within 12 months)
Current First Aid (within 12 months)
Current Oxygen Provider (within 12 months)
Certified Diver (age 16 and up)
Advanced Open Water Diver (any agency)
Enriched Air Diver (any agency)
Rescue Diver (any agency)
Equipment Specialist (any agency)
Prerequisite certification requirements can be satisfied by successfully completing the following courses:
Partner with Georgia Tech to hire a veteran. As a partner, the Georgia Tech program will train military members in areas that directly translate to their job duties.
Georgia Tech Professional Education allows working professionals and industry partners to access the expertise of a world-renowned technological research university. As an academic division of the Georgia Institute of Technology, we embrace the Georgia Tech values of integrity, excellence, impact, and innovation. These values drive every aspect of our programs.