15+ years old
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or PADI Adventure Diver
Minimum open water training: four dives over two days
Recommended course hours: 24
The lure of exploring sunken vessels, airplanes and automobiles is something most divers can't resist. The PADI Wreck Diver Specialty course introduces you to wreck diving and helps you develop the skills and knowledge necessary
for safe and fun wreck diving. Boracay Philippines has Camia a wreck dive that is many diver's favorite dive. It is a fun dive with much to see and do underwater, your dive master at New Wave will take you for this adventure and teach you the skills you will need for all wreck diving.
The fun part
The fun part of the PADI Wreck Diver course is visiting wrecks, unlocking mysteries and starting to gain the knowledge and experience that allows you to see things that others overlook. Sometimes, only the trained, experienced eye recognizes that a small hole or open door likely caused the vessel’s demise.
What You Learn
Information contained in your wreck diver program includes:
The planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of wreck diving
The preparation and use of lights, air supplies, special equipment, penetration lines and reels
Limited-visibility diving techniques and emergency procedures
You will learn:
Techniques for diving exploring shipwrecks, and how to avoid common hazards
How to research and learn the background of your favorite wrecks
Wreck scuba diving equipment considerations
Considerations and techniques for entering intact wrecks
Experience in planning, organizing and making at least four wreck dives under the supervision of your PADI Instructor
You may be able to get college credit for PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course.