Scuba World is one of only three dive shops in Queensland that can offer you both an Australian Government Nationally Recognised Training Statement of Attainment and Internationally recognised certification card. These two qualifications guarantee you will receive the safest and highest quality Navigation course in Australia! Scuba World is also the only dive shop in Australia that is an Aqualung Partner Centre and Scuba Schools International (SSI) Diamond Dive Centre. This is the highest achievable level worldwide.
Our mission is simple; Create safe, comfortable, enthusiastic divers who always have a personal and enjoyable experience at Scuba World.
Divers jumping into the water with no cylinder on their back can be found in images of vacationing divers, as well as in scientific journals.
As is the norm in wreck and cave diving, sidemount equipment configuration is now being discovered by more and more divers. The simple, pleasant and weightless dive without the burden of the diving equipment to weigh down on the back – who wouldn t want to experience this?
To make these kind of dives safely, it requires special training. Unfortunately, these dives are often carried out without the necessary preparation and knowledge, which often leads to a safety risk. Therefore, it is necessary to have the knowledge, skills and training to make Recreational Side Mount dives safely.
You will learn everything about the background, history, benefits and equipment of sidemount diving. In practice, you will learn how to configure your equipment and manage it in the water, recognizing that bouyancy and movement brings you a new diving experience.
- History and Background
- Benefits for the recreational diver
- Equipment and Confirguration
- Handling in practice
- Planning a Sidemount dive
The primary goal of any SSI Specialty course is to teach you important skills in a fun environment. All courses are taught using home study, short academic sessions, and in-water training.
Your SSI Side Mount (twin tank) Instructor will have the following qualifications and experience:
- Specialty Instructor
- Current certification in Apply First Aid, CPR, Oxygen Administration and TAE Certificate IV in Training and Assessing
- 500+ dives
- 5+ years’ experience
- Side mount equipment
The price depends on how many studens are in a course and if you purchased your Side Mount equipment from Scuba World for the RRP. We provide students who purchased their Side Mount equipment from Scuba World at the RRP with a massive discount to say ‘thanks’!
|NUMBER OF STUDENTS IN THE COURSE||PURCHASED YOUR SIDE MOUNT EQUIPMENT FROM SCUBA WORLD AT THE RRP|
|1 STUDENT||PRICE OF COURSE IS $349|
|2 STUDENTS||PRICE OF COURSE IS $249|
|3 STUDENTS||PRICE OF COURSE IS $219|
|4 STUDENTS||PRICE OF COURSE IS $199|
|5 STUDENTS||PRICE OF COURSE IS $189|
|6 STUDENTS||PRICE OF COURSE IS $179|
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Add an extra $145 to the above prices if you did not purchase your Side Mount equipment from Scuba World at the RRP
- Digital internationally recognised certification card (on complettion of course)
- Specialty instructor for one day
- Pool fees
- Tanks and weights
- All course materials
- 2 dives on the ex-HMAS Brisbane or Mooloolaba Coral Reefs (this can be done in your own time)
Day 1 | 8:00AM – 4:00PM: Academic session, exam and pool session
2017 COURSE DATES:
A certified SSI Side mount Diver has the knowledge and skills to comfortably dive using side mount equipment underwater without requiring a dive guide/ instructor.
- You must own your own Side Mount equipment to complete this course. We do not hire Side Mount equipment
- We run this course for 1 person
- Price subject to change without notice