Learn to Dive or Snorkel With Scuba Do Zanzibar
an experienced diver hoping to master a certain skill or have
never dived or even snorkelled before, Scuba Do’s relaxed
and professional instructors can teach you in one of the most
idyllic environments in the world.
Keen to learn but worried about spending your
holiday in a classroom? We have the answer! Try PADI eLearning which enables you to do all of your academic coursework online before arriving in Zanzibar! After a short quiz, you will be straight to the water for the more exciting part... scuba!
remote location, we utilise the latest in PADI multi-media
and "Prescriptive Teaching" methods. Our classroom
is open air overlooking the turquoise waters of the Indian
Ocean and Kendwa's powder white sand beach. Your self-study
can be done while soaking up the Zanzibari sun or relaxing
in your beach-side bungalow and your classroom time will
We follow all PADI standards and guidelines
to give you the most rewarding learning experience. We also
offer you flexibility and arrange your course to fit your
holiday plans. You are welcome to take a day off to relax
on the beach or perhaps to take in a spice tour.
that when you learn to dive you deserve personal attention.
We have a number of instructors, which is why all of our
classes are guaranteed to be small. You will receive personal
attention in both the classroom and open water environment.
We offer all levels of PADI courses, from
beginner through to professional. PADI courses available
at Scuba Do are listed below. You can simply
click on the title of the course and you will be taken to
the PADI web site to see all prerequisites, course descriptions
and required information. If you should have
any further questions or would like to book your course
in advance, do not hesitate to contact us via phone or e-mail.
Snorkelling - an introduction for the first-time
snorkeller to the underwater world!
Scuba Diving - either a half or full day introduction
to scuba diving with a qualified instructor, and if you love
it... this day can be credited as the first day of your open
water diver course!
Diver - in 2-3 days, have a diving qualification
which allows you to dive with a PADI professional down to 12
metres... or carry on for an additional two days to be a fully
qualified open water scuba diver.
Water Diver - in 4-5 days, you will be a fully-fledged
scuba diver with your ticket to dive down to 18 metres anywhere
in the world!
Diver - qualified divers are given the opportunity
to improve their knowledge and experience by collecting adventure
dives in areas such as night diving, multi-level / computer
diving, deep diving, underwater navigation, drift diving, peak
performance buoyancy, fish identification, underwater naturalist,
underwater photography, boat diving, etc.
Open Water Diver - once an open water diver
has collected 5 adventure dives (see above) he or she can register
as an advanced open water diver... or sign up for this course
for five adventure dives! (Deep Dive and Underwater Navigation
are required for this qualification.)
Courses - to familiarise divers with the skills,
knowledge, planning, organisation, procedures, techniques, problems
and hazards for various special-interest areas in diving. Let
us know your areas of interest and we will advise the specialty
courses best suited for yourself!
First Response - open to divers and non-divers
alike, this courses teaches primary and secondary emergency
care. As a pre-requisite to the rescue diver course, you will
learn and practice CPR and rescue breathing techniques in addition
to other first-aid procedures.
Diver - learn to look beyond yourself to consider
the safety and well-being of other divers. Rescue diver training
prepares you to help prevent problems and, if necessary, manage
dive emergencies using a variety of techniques. Although the
nature and context in which rescue training may be used is serious,
the course is enjoyable and builds your diving confidence.
Master - expands the problem solving skills
developed by the PADI Rescue Diver program, and extends it
from accident management and prevention scenarios to supervisory
situations with student divers and certified divers. Dive
master problem solving may include more than safety-related
issues, and include handling customer service, business and
operational challenges. Training divemasters also master diving
theory, prepare emergency evacuation plans, map dive sites
and must demonstrate competancy in waterskills and stamina.
Instructor (AI) Course - introduces
teaching techniques for skill and knowledge development with
emphasis on programs which PADI assistant instructors may conduct.
Completion of the Assistant Instructor course (minimum 3 days)
qualifies you to enroll in the Open Water Scuba Instructor course.
Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) Course - introduces
the entire PADI system and focuses on further developing abilities
as a professional dive educator. Completing this program (minimum
4 days) allows you to qualify to participate in the PADI Instructor
Examination, which is an objective evaluation of you skills and knowledge to assess
your ability to be a diving instructor by PADI head office staff.
(2 day examinatio
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