PADI 5 Star Diving Center and Lessons

Self Reliant Diver


Self Reliant Diver

The self reliant diving can provide a safer working environment for those that need to complete tasks independently underwater. The course does not promote diving without a buddy but provides an opportunity to maximize safety if you dive alone and can also be used as one of the five speciality courses for the Master Scuba Diver Certification.

$270 pp

$370 pp for private class





By the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Know what equipment is required to safely dive without a dive buddy.
  • Calculate your surface air consumption (SAC) rate and determine air requirements for a planned dive.
  • Plan dives without a dive buddy while ensuring maximum safety.

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Good To Know

  • Be certified as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or have a qualifying certification from another training organization.
  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Have a minimum of 100 logged dives.
  • Successfully complete a dive skills assessment by a PADI Self Reliant Diver Specialty Instructor.

Required Student Equipment: All personal equipment required for the local environment as defined in the PADI general Standards including:

  • a. Surface marker buoy such as a delayed signal buoy (DSMB) or lift bag with 30 metres/00 feet of line.
  • b. Redundant air source - pony cylinder, twin cylinders with an isolation valve or side mount configuration. The redundant gas supply must be configured so that the diver can access it with one hand..
  • c. Redundant depth gauge and bottom timer. or dive computer.
  • d. Redundant signaling devices. (Both visual and audible.)
  • e. Knife/cutting tool (except where locally prohibited.)
  • f. Slate and pencil.
  • g. Back-up mask, recommended.