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Learn to Scuba Dive
I'd recommend Scuba diving to anyone, from the family that's looking for a fun activity to do whilst on vacation, to the thrill-seeking individuals amoungst us looking for an exctiting hobby.
If you haven't yet made up your mind on whether to learn how to scuba dive, hopefully this hub will give you some direction...
There is a wide variety of introductory courses in scuba diving. While some might be very short, say half a day, others are more involving and include a certification at the end of training. Though scuba diving courses may have a variety of names they are variations of the following scuba diving courses.
- Scuba Diver
This course is specially designed for individuals who either don’t have the time to take on the full course or that don’t need any certification for the sort of scuba diving they hope to engage themselves in.
- Discover Scuba Diving
Just like the name suggests, this course is an introduction for individuals who want to learn the basics of how to scuba dive and is usually half a day long. This course provides a first-hand experience of scuba diving under the supervision of an instructor.
- Open Water Diver
This scuba dive course is the most prevalent of scuba diving courses and includes an introduction to scuba diving. Usually, the course takes about 3 days or more to complete. However, in some instances it could take much longer. Once you successfully complete this scuba diving course, you will receive a lifetime certification.
Places to Learn
Scuba diving is one of those activities that you could learn about no matter what part of the world you’re living in. It is important that you feel comfortable around your diving instructor and that you also get to learn about the various scuba diving certifications before you enroll for a scuba dive lesson. It's up to you to decide whether you would rather learn while you are on vacation or at a diving school local to you.
Once you've learnt how to dive, you'll be free to go on diving adventures all around the world! There's no time like the present, take the plunge and contact your local diving centre today!