Scuba Diver Training

Recreational Certifications

New to SCUBA diving or building on your existing skill set? We can help! Our team of certified divers in South Florida, including West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, and Miami are SDI certified SCUBA instructors. Whether it's your open water certification or an advanced certification, our hands-on and professional approach will ensure you're ready with your SDI SCUBA certification on your next dive adventure.

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Scuba Diving Training

SDI Open Water Certification

Code 3 Divers & Training, in partnership with SDI, makes it possible for you to complete all of the academic  requirements for your entry-level scuba diver certification remotely, online. You can get started right now with your open water certification course! When you are done online, you will then complete your in-water skill development sessions and final open water training dives. Get certified in as little as 3 days. It’s that simple! 

Course prerequisites:

  • Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent
     

SDI Open Water Scuba Diver minimum requirements:

  • Demonstrate mature and sound judgment concerning dive planning and execution

  • Satisfactorily complete the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver knowledge quests or equivalent online learning course

  • Complete all open water requirements safely and efficiently

Scuba Diver in Ocean

SDI Advanced Diver Certification

During the advanced diver certification course your instructor will guide you through four specialty courses (deep, wreck, drift diving, navigation, photo, video, and more) covering all the necessary skills and subjects, so that by the end, you will feel comfortable to conduct dives of a similar nature. By earning the SDI Advanced Scuba Diver certification you will have increased abilities and comfort in the water.

Course prerequisites:

  • SDI Open Water Scuba Diver, SDI Junior Open Water Scuba Diver, or equivalent

  • Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent

SDI Advanced Diver minimum requirements:

  • Complete four SDI, TDI, or ERDI Specialty Diver courses or equivalent; only 1 course without dives, may be credited towards the SDI Advanced Diver development program, with the exception of SDI Computer Nitrox

  • Proof of 25 logged dives

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SDI Rescue Diver Certification

The SDI Rescue Diver Course is designed to develop the knowledge and necessary skills to effectively perform diver rescues and assist and administer the necessary first aid in the event of an emergency. You will learn skills such as how to perform self rescues, buddy rescues, recognize and calm potential panic divers, and administer proper first aid to divers that have experienced dive related injuries.

Course prerequisites:

  • Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent

  • Provide proof of current CPR, first aid and oxygen (O2) provider certification

  • Provide proof of SDI Advanced Adventure Diver certification or open water diver certification and 40 logged open water dives
     

SDI Master Diver minimum requirements:

  • Demonstrate mature and sound judgment concerning dive emergency planning

  • Complete all open water requirements safely and efficiently

Why does Code 3 Divers partner with SDI? Both students and instructors have embraced the no nonsense approach that the SDI training system offers. They have streamlined the course materials to let students study the essential academics with an emphasis on practical diving skills learned in both the pool and open water environments. SDI is the only scuba training and certification agency to require students to be taught with modern dive computers from the onset of training. SDI course materials are state-of-the-art; the materials are lavishly illustrated with photography and graphics. SDI focuses on making the experience of diving one that is enjoyed by every family member.