PADI SPECIALTY COURSES - Improve your dive skills

Contact us for more details on any of the courses listed here.
Specialty courses need to be pre booked before arriving on island.

Ocean Safety Diver
Specialty Course

Includes 2 Open Water Dives
This course is exclusive to Pro Divers St Kitts. We developed this course in response to the needs of newly quailfied divers with limited ocean experience and those divers that have completed courses only in fresh water.
We cover all the important aspects of ocean safety and look at the use of safety equipment such as signaling devices, sausages and noise makers. Building upon the experience gained in the Open Water Course we take your safety knowledge to the next level.
Also we use dive computers on this course, so an opportunity to dive with a computer if you have not done so before.
Full course details are here.

Peak Performance Buoyancy
Specialty Course

Includes 2 Open Water Dives
The goal of this course is to enhance your diving by improving all aspects of buoyancy control.
Suitable for divers of any level you will learn new techniques to improve your diving, use less air, less energy and enjoy longer dive times. Better buoyancy control will also allow you to see more of the marine life and also to help protect the reefs and wrecks you will be diving on.
Using the Padi Peak Performance Buoyancy DVD we will learn how to perform a buoyancy check, how to fine tune buoyancy underwater, how to streamline our gear and the use of visualization techniques.

Wreck Diver
Specialty Course

Includes 4 Open Water Dives
Diving around the outside of a wreck is great fun, but how do you safely dive inside a wreck?
This course covers the planning, organization, procedures and techniques used to safely penetrate even the largest wreck.
We look at the problems and hazards of wreck diving, the use of lights, penetration lines and how to plan our air supplies.
Self study using the Padi Wreck Diver DVD and manual, followed by a short classroom session then it is on to the wrecks to put our new techniques into practice.
This course is for divers who hold an Advanced qualification.

Digital Underwater Photography
Specialty Course

Includes 2 Open Water Dives

Using the latest digital underwater cameras we learn the special techniques of digital underwater photography.
Do you know how to adjust the white balance for the best color rendition underwater? How does depth effect your photography? How do you compose your subjects for best effect? What techniques work underwater? We cover all these and how to set up and care for underwater photography equipment.
Self study using the Padi Digital Underwater Photography manual, one pool session and two classroom sessions to analyze your work are all part of this extensive photography course. The academic module for this course can be completed by eLearning before your vacation.
This course is suitable for divers of all levels and experience.

Deep Diver
Specialty Course

Includes 4 Open Water Dives

Your Advanced Diver Certification took you to 100ft / 30m, now you want to beyond the ordinary and dive safely to 130 ft /40m.
This course covers the planning, organization, techniques, problems and hazards of deep diving.
We look at managing the risk factors, safety stops, equipment requirements, and emergency techniques.
Included is a review of the decompression tables and how to use a dive computer.
Self study using the Padi Deep Diver DVD and Manual, followed by a classroom session and 4 deep Open Water dives.
This course is for divers who hold an Advanced qualification.

Underwater Navigator
Specialty Course

Includes 3 Open Water Dives

In this course we look in detail at natural navigation techniques and at the skill of navigating using a compass underwater.
We also cover methods of estimating distance underwater, using underwater swimming patterns and the techniques for locating dive sites. You will always dive more comfortably and safely knowing exactly where you are located.
Self study using the Padi Underwater Navigator DVD and Manual, followed by a classroom session and 3 Open Water dives complete this course which is suitable for divers of any level.

Search and Recovery
Specialty Course

Includes 4 Open Water Dives

How do you locate that missing camera underwater? How do you raise an outboard motor safely to the surface?.
This course covers the special techniques required to safely locate and recover that lost item.
We look at various search patterns including low visibility techniques, we revisit the navigation techniques you learned in your advanced diver course and we learn how to safely use lift bags and lines to raise a heavy object.
Self study using the Padi Search and Recovery DVD and Manual, followed by a classroom session and 4 Open Water dives.
This course is for divers who hold an Advanced qualification.

Project Aware
Specialty Courses

Open Water Dives vary by course.

The Project AWARE Foundation conserves underwater environments through education, advocacy and action.
The Project AWARE Foundation is a registered nonprofit organization. Project AWARE offices combine efforts to conserve aquatic resources in more than 180 countries and territories of the world.
The Project AWARE Foundation works in partnership with divers and water enthusiasts to combat challenges facing underwater environments. Project AWARE and dedicated volunteers are committed to conservation initiatives.
We offer various Project AWARE courses, please contact us for details.
You can download the Project Aware "Our World Our Water" publication here

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