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© 2016 by Sweet Bottom Dive Center

TEL: 340.773.3483

E-MAIL: info@sweetbottomdive.com

SECURE PAYMENT:

Self-Reliant

(Solo Diver) Course

Learn to Dive Solo!

Course Objective:

  • To develop the skills of planning and carrying out dives without a partner when preferred or necessary

  • To sharpen skills of diving self-reliance, making the diver a stronger partner in a dive pair or team

Self-Reliant Certification Qualifies Divers to:

Make solo dives when the environmental factors and dive level of the given dive are appropriate for your skill level and experience

Prerequisites: 

  • At least Advanced Open Water certified

  • 18 years old

  • 100 logged dives

  • RSTC Medical Form signed by a Doctor if the diver has any medical conditions. Download the Medical Form Here

What is Involved?

  • ​Knowledge Development (classroom)

  • 3-Open Water Dives

Required Course Materials:

  • PADI requires no course materials

Required Course Equipment:

  • Standard scuba equipment (BCD, reg, mask, snorkel, fins, wetsuit, tanks, and weights)

  • Surface marker buoy or DSMB with at least 100' of line

  • ​Redundant gas source (one of the following):​

          - Pony cylinder (30 cu/ft or larger)
          - Twin cylinders with or without isolation

  • Redundant depth gauge and bottom timer, or dive computer

  • Redundant surface signaling device

  • Knife/cutting tool

  • Slate and pencil

  • Back-up Mask


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How Many Students In The Course?

We are Proud to Offer PRIVATE / SEMI PRIVATE COURSES!
Our courses are smaller allowing us to focus on your every need along the way of becoming a great diver. We take an average of 3 students per instructor. Some of our courses are PRIVATE, 1 on 1 Instruction.


How Long Is The Course? 

This course is normally completed over the course of one day.

No Hidden Fees: 

​​​This course includes rental equipment, additional air fills, and certification fees. 

 

Cost:

PADI Self-Reliant Diver (Solo Diver)-- $300

Includes:  Rental Equipment, Additional Air Fills, Course Tuition, & Certification Fees