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Try Scuba Course ($199)

* 1 day

Not sure about getting fully certified to start off with, no problem!  Come "Try Scuba" with us!  Do a full pool session, learning dive skills and buoyancy to begin your journey as a diver.  

Scuba Diver Course ($499)

* 3 days 

Scuba Diver is our entry-level scuba certification course where you will learn the fundamental knowledge and skills to safely scuba dive in open water. When you complete this class you and your buddy will be free to explore the many wonders of the underwater world.


Visit this page for our community college open water classes! Open to students and the public!

Nitrox ($199)


* 1 day

Take our Nitrox course and increase your bottom time.  You will learn how to choose the proper blend of Nitrox for your dive profile, determine maximum depth limits for your Nitrox mixture, and analyze your breathing mixture, so you can plan and safely execute each dive. 

Wreck Diver ($220)

* 1-2 days

Your Wreck Diver Instructor will teach you about safety, hazards and cautions, special risks of overhead environments, entanglement, limited visibility, deep diving, equipment, location of wrecks, sources of information, search methods, and underwater navigation. So get ready to start exploring!

Advanced Open Water Diver ($449)

* 1-2 days

Let your underwater adventure continue! Apply your scuba skills as you explore new dive sites and activities under the supervision and training of your Dive Instructor. Learn which diving specialties interest you, and what type of diving you enjoy most. Gain more confidence and capability. 

DAN Basic Life Support/CPR ($160)

* 1 day

CPR and First Aid certifications are required to complete this Rescue course. Your Scuba Rescue Diver training moves you on your pathway to having a leadership role: Skin Diving Instructor, Assistant Instructor, Divemaster, or Instructor.

Rescue Diver Course ($449)

* 3-4 days

Once you are 15 years of age and a certified scuba diver, you can expand your diving knowledge with a Scuba Rescue Diver course. Learn how to manage risks and effectively handle limited in-water problems and diving emergencies, how to assist and transport divers, and how to perform surface rescues and rescues from depth involving both boat and shore-based skin and scuba divers.

Divemaster Course ($999)

* Varies

The Divemaster course helps provide the leadership skills required to assist in training and be responsible for certified divers. This rating is also the first level of professional membership and helps meet prerequisites for other leadership courses. Divemasters can fulfill several roles, including: Teaching Assistant, Dive Supervisor, and Underwater Guide.

Instructor Course ($2500)


* Varies

An Instructor is a person dedicated to the motto of "Dive Safety Through Education"; a person whom others look to for leadership and knowledge. Our dive agencies always have been, and remain today, the most prestigious agencies focusing on diving instruction.  Instructor's will be certifed to teach all entry level courses.

Sidemount Diver Course ($150)


* 2 days

Blackbeard's Open Water Sidemount Diver Specialty is a must for any sport diver wishing to use this increasingly popular equipment configuration.  It teaches students how to safely utilize side-mounted primary cylinders as an alternative to the traditional back-mounted method.

Emergency Response Diving International Courses (ERDI)


Technical Diving International (TDI)


ERDI is a Public Safety Diving Organization that trains Police, Fire, and other public safety organizations to work in every water condition that may be encounterd. Designed to meet the independent training needs of your department, our programs are NFPA & OSHA compliant with the highest standards meeting insurance requirements. We provide the best in training and support for your department.

The Technical Diving International (TDI) diver training program is straight forward, proven effective and offers divers a comprehensive path from Intro to Tech to Advanced Trimix. Formed in 1994, TDI has built a reputation for a complete curriculum that includes cavern to full cave, decompression diving, trimix, and wreck penetration training.

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