Advanced Courses

NAUI Advanced Scuba Courses

Our Advanced Diver course consists of 4 required specialties and 25 dives. You need to complete Night Diver, Search and Recovery Diver, Navigation Diver and Night and Limited Viz Diver in order to earn your FREE Advanced Diver curriculum and qualification.
Nitrox Diver is also a fantastic specialty course required for dive trips such as diving from live-a-boards in the Red Sea.
Required Speciality 1...

Night & Limited Viz Diver

At night the reef comes alive as many of the daylight inhabitants retreat to the safety of dens and ledges while nocturnal creatures take over the reef.

The NAUI Night & Limited Viz Diver course focuses on the specific skills and knowledge needed to increase your enjoyment and minimise the risks of diving at night.

The NAUI Night & Limited Viz Diver course is a NAUI specialty program and a requirement specialty in order to earn the NAUI Advanced Diver course certification. 

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are considered competent to engage in open water diving activities without supervision, provided the diving activities and the areas dived approximate those of training.

Course Cost: From R2,200

Required Speciality 2...

Deep Diver

Should you wish to explore other reefs that are slightly deeper than the 18m allowed as an Open Water Diver, then the NAUI Deep Diver course is for you.

The NAUI Deep Diver course is where you'll gain the knowledge and skills to plan and make enjoyable deep dives while minimising risks of deep diving.

The NAUI Deep Diver course is a NAUI specialty program and a requirement specialty in order to earn the NAUI Advanced Diver course certification. 

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are considered competent to engage in open water diving activities without supervision, provided the diving activities and the areas dived approximate those of training.

Course Cost: From R2,200

Required Speciality 3...

Navigation Diver

In this NAUI specialty program, you will gain the knowledge you need to safely and confidently navigate underwater.

We focus on compass and natural navigation techniques, estimating distances, how to leave and return to a designated point, plus basic navigation patterns.

The NAUI Navigation Diver course is a NAUI specialty program and a requirement specialty in order to earn the NAUI Advanced Diver course certification. 

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are considered competent to engage in open water diving activities without supervision, provided the diving activities and the areas dived approximate those of training.

Course Cost: From R2,200

Required Speciality 4...

Search & Recovery Diver

At some point in your diving career, you or your buddy will either lose or find something underwater and the knowledge and skills you gain in the NAUI Search & Recovery Diver course will help you when you do.

More importantly, the course teaches you to work as a team underwater.

The NAUI Search & Recovery Diver course is a NAUI specialty program and a requirement specialty in order to earn the NAUI Advanced Diver course certification. 

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are considered competent to engage in open water diving activities without supervision, provided the diving activities and the areas dived approximate those of training.

Course Cost: From R2,200

Complete Advanced Course...

Advanced Diver

The NAUI Advanced Diver course is to explore new dive sites and undertake exclusive activities under the supervision of a NAUI Instructor. This course allows individuals to learn about specialties and diving activities of particular interest. Your confidence and skill as a diver will increase while you experience the excitement of learning more about the underwater world.
During training, students complete a minimum of 10-12 open-water dives, including separate dives for navigation, night & limited visibility diving, and deep diving (40 meters of maximum depth) and search & recovery diving.

The NAUI Advanced Diver course is a continuing education certification course for certified divers. It is an enjoyable program of continued supervised experience designed to introduce divers to a variety of diving activities and to be taught entirely in an open water setting.

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are considered competent to engage in open water diving activities and the areas dived approximate those of training.

Course Cost: From R7,800

Additional Speciality...

Nitrox Diver

Nitrox Diving is diving with air with a higher % of oxygen added to it. During the NAUI Enriched Air Nitrox course, you will learn how to choose the proper blend of Nitrox for your dive profile, determine maximum depth limits for your Nitrox mixture, analyze your breathing mixture, and plan and safely execute each dive.
You will be taught the physiology of oxygen and nitrogen; advantages, disadvantages, and risks of nitrox; oxygen toxicity; hazards and precautions of handling oxygen; the concept of Equivalent Air Depth; use of EANx with standard Air Dive Tables and more.

The NAUI Enriched Air Nitrox course is a mixed gas program that forms the basis and introduction into diving with mixtures other than air, 21% Oxygen and 79% Nitrogen.

Upon successful completion of this course or program, graduates are considered competent to utilize EANx (up to EAN40) in open water diving activities without direct supervision, provided the diving activities and the areas dived approximate those of training.

Course Cost: R1,800

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