Diving Club

Open Water Diver

If you have always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course - the world's most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.

Prerequisites: you must be 10 years old or older and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.

Includes: All gear rentals, PADI Open Water Diver manual, recreational dive planner and logbook, local taxes and certification fees.
Price: $425 USD per person.

Advanced Open Water Diver

The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about exploration, excitement and gaining experience. This course is designed to advance your diving, so you can start right after earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification. The course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives. You try out different specialties while gaining experience under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. You log dives and develop capabilities as you find new ways to have fun scuba diving.

Prerequisites: PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent certification.

Includes: All gear rentals, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver manual, local taxes and certification fees.
Price per person: $420 USD.

Emergency First Responder

Emergency First Response training focuses on building confidence in lay rescuers and increasing their willingness to respond when faced with a medical emergency. Course participants learn simple to follow steps for emergency care and practice applying skills in a nonstressful learning environment. You will learn the steps and techniques for handling life-threatening emergencies. You willl practice eight skills for aiding patients who are not breathing, have no heartbeat, may have a spinal injury, may be in shock or who may have serious bleeding. You will learn to how to perform CPR and continue to monitor the patient, so that you provide every possible chance of survival while waiting for emergency medical services to arrive. EFR courses meet the CPR and first aid training requirements for the PADI Rescue Diver course.

Includes: Emergency First Response manual, primary and secondary care kit, EFR certification card, local taxes and certification fee.
Price: $95 USD per person.

Rescue Diver

Most scuba divers describe the PADI Rescue Diver course as the most challenging, yet most rewarding course they have ever taken. You learn to prevent and manage problems in the water, and become more confident in your skills as a diver, knowing that you can help others if needed. During this course, you will learn how to become a better buddy by practicing problem solving skills until they become second nature. The course is demanding, but allows for lots of fun in between the focused learning and rescue scenarios. The PADI course prepares you thoroughly to manage real-world dive emergency situations, both minor and major, using a variety of techniques. Through knowledge development and hands-on experience during rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond to time sensitive situations calmly and effectively. The topics in this course include: how to recognize and manage stress in other divers, how to assist a panicked diver, and how to rescue unresponsive divers, to name a few.

Prerequisites: You must be 12 years or older, have a PADI Adventure Diver certification (or equivalent certification), be trained and current for first aid and CPR within the previous two years. Ask your instructor about Emergency First Response CPR and first aid courses.

Includes: PADI Rescue Diver manual, CPR pocket mask, local taxes and certification fee.
Price per person $380 USD.

Divemaster

Do you love scuba diving? Do you want to share it with others on a whole new level? Take the PADI Divemaster course and do what you love to do as a career. Scuba divers look up to divemasters because they are leaders who mentor and motivate others. As a divemaster, you not only get to dive a lot, but also experience the joy of seeing others have as much fun diving as you do.

The PADI Divemaster course is your first level of professional training. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you will fine-tune your dive skills, like perfecting the effortless hover, and refine your rescue skills so you anticipate and easily solve common problems. You will gain dive knowledge, management and supervision abilities so you become a role model to divers everywhere. As a PADI Divemaster, you will lead others as you supervise scuba diving activities and assist with diver training. Whether you want to work at a faraway dive destination or close to home at a local dive shop, the adventure of a lifetime awaits you. PADI Divemasters are respected dive professionals who are part of the largest and most respected dive organization in the world.

The PADI Divemaster course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, waterskills exercises and workshops, and hands-on practical assessment, you develop the skills to organize and direct a variety of scuba diving activities. Topics and practical workshops include:

  1. The role and characteristics of the PADI Divemaster.
  2. Supervising dive activities and assisting with student divers.
  3. Diver safety and risk management.
  4. Divemaster conducted programs and specialized skills.
  5. Business of diving and your career.
  6. Awareness of the dive environment.
  7. Dive setup and management.
  8. Mapping an open water site.
  9. Conducting dive briefings.
  10. Organizing a search and recovery project and a deep dive.
  11. Conducting a scuba review and skin diver course.
  12. Assisting with Discover Scuba Diving and leading Discover Local Diving programs.
Requisites: In order to enroll in the PADI Divemaster program at Scuba Xoc, you must:
  1. Be a PADI Rescue Diver, at least 18 years old.
  2. Have your own dive gear complete with safety devices.
  3. Be trained and current for Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months.
  4. Have a medical statement of fitness signed by a physician within the last 12 months.
  5. Have at least 40 logged dives to begin the course and 60 dives to earn certification.
Includes: PADI Divemaster Manual, classroom lessons, practice dives and workshop.
Price: $1100 USD per person. Divemaster internships available. Contact us for details.

Scuba Refresher

Have you not been diving lately and want a scuba refresher? The refresher is the perfect way to update your dive skills and knowledge from the PADI Open Water Diver Course before jumping back into the water. Whether you want a few reminders or need to go over the basics, ReActivate is personalized for you: You review scuba concepts then go back diving with a PADI Professional.

Prerequisites: you must be a PADI certified diver.

Includes: All gear rentals, local taxes and fees.
Price: $145 USD per person.

Scuba Review

The Scuba Review program is just the refresher you need to brush up on your knowledge and skills. A PADI Professional will get you in the water having fun and feeling comfortable again. It is quick, easy and a good way to prepare for your next PADI course or to get ready for adventure on a diving vacation. Any certified diver who needs a refresher, pre-travel update, pre-assessment for a continuing education course or an upgrade from Junior diver can complete a Scuba Review.

Prerequisites: PADI Open Water Diver or equivalent certification.
Includes: All gear rentals,local taxes and fees.
Price per person $100 USD.

Open Water Referral

The PADI Open Water Referral course is designed for students holidaying abroad, and covers the pool and theory elements of the full PADI Open Water Course. Having completed the Open Water Referral course, you can than complete the four qualifying dives at a suitable PADI Dive Centre abroad.

Includes: Log book, gear rentals, local taxes and certification fees.
Price: $325 USD per person.

Wreck Diver

Wrecks are fascinating windows to the past. Ships, airplanes and even cars are fascinating to explore and usually teem with aquatic life. Each wreck dive offers a chance for discovery, potentially unlocking a mystery or spying something others have missed. The PADI Wreck Diver Specialty course is popular because it offers rewarding adventures while observing This course consists on four dives during which you will learn safety considerations for navigating and exploring wrecks, surveying and mapping a wreck, using penetration lines and reels to guide exploration and techniques to avoid kicking up silt or disturbing the wreck and its inhabitants.

Prerequisites: You must be at least 15 years old and have earned a PADI Adventure Diver certification or higher
Includes: All gear rentals, local taxes and fees.
Price: $265 USD per person.

Night Diver

The thought of dipping below the surface at night seems mysterious, yet so alluring. Although you have been scuba diving at a site many times before, at night you drop into a whole new world and watch it come to life under the glow of your dive light. The scene changes as day creatures retire and nocturnal organisms emerge. If you�ve wondered what happens underwater after the sun goes down, sign up for the PADI Night Diver Specialty course. During three night dives, you will practice light handling and communication techniques, entering, exiting and navigating in the dark and identifying how plants and animals differ or change behavior at night.

Prerequisites: You must be at least 12 years old and a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or equivalent certification.
Includes: Night diver manual All gear rentals, along with primary and backup light rental, local taxes and fees.
Price per person $240 USD.

Deep Diver

The lure of the deep. There is something exciting and mysterious about exploring deeper dive sites while scuba diving. Sometimes it is a wreck that attracts you below 18 metres/60 feet, and on wall dives it may be a giant fan or sponge. Whatever it is, to scuba dive with confidence at depths down to 40 metres/130 feet, you should take the PADI Deep Diver Specialty course. During four deep dives with your instructor over the course of two days, you wil learn about specialized deep diving equipment, deep dive planning, buddy contact procedures, buoyancy control, how to manage your gas supply and dealing with gas narcosis and safety considerations.

Prerequisites: You must be at least 15 years old and a PADI Adventure Diver or equivalent certification.
Includes: Deep diver manual, underwater writing slate, all gear rentals along with dive computer and dive light rental, local taxes and certification fees.
Price: $285 USD per person.

Multilevel Diver

Nowadays, dive computers continually analyze your depth, giving you more bottom time for going shallower and allowing you to maximize your dive time. If you would like to understand more about dive computers and learn how you can use tools like the eRDPML to plan multilevel dives, then the Multilevel Diver Specialty course is for you. You will review decompression theory as it relates to multilevel diving and dive computer models, as well as plan multilevel dives using the eRDPML. During the first of your two multilevel dives, you willl plan and execute a two-level dive, and on the second dive, you will complete a three-level dive.

Prerequisites: You must be at least 12 years old and a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or equivalent certification.
Includes: All gear rentals along with dive computer, local taxes and fees.
Price: $195 USD per person.

Enriched Air - NITROX Diver

Scuba diving with enriched air (nitrox) gives you more no decompression time, especially on repetitive scuba dives. If staying down longer and getting back in the water sooner appeals to you, then the enriched air diver specialty course is for you. You will learn why diving with air that has higher oxygen and lower nitrogen content gives you more bottom time, along with enriched air equipment considerations. During a practical session, you will discuss managing oxygen exposure, practice analyzing oxygen content in your scuba tank and learn how to set your dive computer for diving with enriched air nitrox. You will practice these skills in two scuba dives with your PADI instructor.

Prerequisites: You must be at least 12 years old and a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or equivalent certification.
Includes: PADI Enriched Air Diver manual, all gear rentals,local taxes and fees.
Price per person $245 USD.

Peak Performance Buoyancy

Buoyancy control is what defines skilled scuba divers. They glide undisturbed, use less air and ascend, descend or hover effortlesly. They more easily observe aquatic life without disturbing their surroundings. The PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty course improves the buoyancy skills you already learned and elevates them to the next level. During two scuba dives, you will learn how to determine the exact weight you need, so that you are not too light or too heavy, trim your weight system and scuba gear so you are perfectly balanced in the water, streamline to save energy, use air more efficiently, move more smoothly through the water and hover effortlessly in any position.

Prerequisites: You must be at least 10 years old and a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or equivalent certification.
Includes: All gear rentals,local taxes and fees.
Price per person $120 USD.

Underwater Navigator

Be the scuba diver everyone wants to follow because you know where you are and where you are going. The PADI Underwater Navigator course fine-tunes your observation skills and teaches you to more accurately use your compass underwater. If you like challenges with big rewards, take this course and have fun finding your way. You will learn how to navigate underwater using natural clues and by following compass headings. During three scuba dives, you will practice methods to estimate distance underwater, compass navigation while making turns, marking or relocating a submerged object from the surface and underwater map making.

Prerequisites: You must be at least 10 years old and a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or equivalent certification.
Includes: Underwater Navigator manual, all gear rentals, local taxes and fees.
Price: $185 USD per person.

Search and Recovery

There are effective ways to search for objects underwater and practical methods to bring up small, large or awkward items to the surface. If you have ever lost something in the water and wanted to go find it, then the Search and Recovery Diver Specialty course is for you. Search and recovery is challenging, but also fun. During four scuba dives you will practice swimming search patterns using your compass and natural navigation, locating large and small objects using various search patterns, using a lift bag for large or heavy objects, plus other recovery methods, and finally planning a search operation based on facts gathered about a lost object prior to the dive.

Prerequisites: You must be at least 10 years old and a PADI (Junior) Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent certification. Open Water Divers with a PADI Underwater Navigator certification also qualify.
Includes: Search and Recovery Diver manual, all gear rentals along with compass and lift bag local and all taxes and fees.
Price per person $200 USD.

Underwater Naturalist

Take the PADI Underwater Naturalist Specialty course and you will see new things, even on the most familiar scuba diving sites. Once you learn about symbioses, underwater ecology, and aquatic plant and animal habitats, you notice behaviors and see creatures you may have previously missed. Learn more about the local ecosystem and take a closer look on your next scuba diving adventures. Through class discussions and on the course of two scuba dives, you will learn key differences between the terrestrial and aquatic worlds, major aquatic life groupings, responsible interactions with aquatic life and information that dispels myths.

Prerequisites: You must be at least 10 years old and a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or equivalent certification.
Includes: Fish identification chart, all gear rentals along with underwater writing slate, local taxes and fees.
Price: $165 USD per person.

Underwater Photographer

With so many underwater cameras to choose from, it has now become easier and more fun than ever to capture images of your underwater scuba adventures. The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer course gets you going quickly, whether you use a point-and-shoot camera or a sophisticated dSLR like the pros. Through hands-on training during two scuba dives and with guidance from your PADI Professional, you will discover how to choose the right underwater camera system for you, the PADI SEA (Shoot, Examine, Adjust) method for getting great shots quickly, principles for good composition of underwater images and practical techniques to take great photos with your digital camera.

Prerequisites: You must be at least 10 years old and a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or equivalent certification.
Includes: All gear rentals, local taxes and fees.
Price per person $180 USD.

Underwater Videographer

If you want to get the best clips and learn to edit your scuba diving stories then the PADI Underwater Videographer Specialty course is for you. Learn to create underwater videos that are interesting, entertaining and worth watching again and again. Your instructor will explain how to select, maintain and care for your underwater video equipment, whether it is a housed unit with external lights, or your underwater camera that also shoots video. You will cover fundamentals such as exposure, focus, story line and sequencing. Post dive, you will learn about the editing process and how to produce a video that truly captures your scuba adventures.

Prerequisites: You must be at least 10 years old and a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or equivalent certification.
Includes: All gear rentals, local taxes and fees.
Price: $185 USD per person.

Drift Diver

The PADI Drift Diver Specialty course teaches you how to use ocean currents to glide along during your dive. Drift diving can be relaxing and exhilarating at the same time. If this sounds like fun, then the Drift Diver course is for you. Along with drift diving techniques and procedures, you will receive an introduction to drift diving equipment - floats, lines and reels. You will also get an overview of aquatic currents, their causes and effects, practice with buoyancy control, navigation and communication during two drift dives and learn techniques for staying close to a buddy or together as a group as you float with the current.

Prerequisites: You must be at least 12 years old and a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or equivalent certification.
Includes: All gear rentals along with surface marker buoy, line and reel, local taxes and fees.
Price: $165 USD per person.

Boat Diver

Much of the best scuba diving is in the world accessible only by boat. Whether you have never made a boat dive or you have logged dozens, the PADI Boat Diver Specialty course will benefit you because boats in various parts of the world do things differently. The PADI Boat Diver course will expand your knowledge about boats from small inflatables to large liveaboards. You will gain experience scuba diving by completing two dives from a boat in your local area and learn boat terminology, boat diving procedures and etiquette, including how to enter and exit and where to stow your gear, and boating safety, including how to locate safety equipment.

Prerequisites: You must be at least 10 years old and a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or equivalent certification.
Includes: All gear rentals along with surface marker buoy, local taxes and fees.
Price per person $160 USD.

Emergency Oxygen Provider

Knowing how and when to use emergency oxygen is a great skill to have and means you are ready to help others should the need arise. Becoming a PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider lets you breathe easy knowing that you can recognize scuba diving illnesses treatable with emergency oxygen, and are prepared to offer aid. You will learn about dive injuries, different types of emergency oxygen equipment and safety considerations when using oxygen. Then you will practice assembling and disassembling emergency oxygen equipment, deploying a non-rebreather mask and a demand inhalator valve on a breathing diver and using a pocket mask on a nonbreathing diver.

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites, age restrictions or water sessions required for this course.
Includes: Emergency Oxygen Provider manual, local taxes and fees.
Price: $95 USD per person.

Diver Propulsion Vehicle

DPVs offer a thrilling way for scuba divers to see a lot of underwater territory in a short amount of time. They scoot you through the water allowing you to glide over reefs, buzz around a large wreck or weave through a kelp forest. Whether making a shore or boat dive, a DPV is a great way to see more and have fun doing it. The PADI Diver Propulsion Vehicle course guides you in choosing the right DPV for you. You will make two dives and learn about how to maintain your DPV, how to plan dives, including procedures for staying with your buddy, DPV-handling skills, such as making proper descents and ascents and potential problems and ways to deal with them.

Prerequisites: You must be at least 12 years old and a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or equivalent certification.
Includes: All gear rentals, local taxes and fees.
Price per person $200 USD.