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Our Beginner Diving Courses


Start here if you are new to diving!

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Open Water Diver


  • Dives : 5+
  • Level : Beginner

The Open Water Diver course is your introduction to the world of scuba diving. Learn to dive anywhere in the world down to 20 meters depth!

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Female diver scuba diving in the Maldives. Other diver behind her and a big fish swarm next to her.

Discover Scuba Diving


  • Dives : 1+
  • Level : Beginner

Want To Feel Weightless Like An Astronaut? Discover scuba diving with us and experience a whole new world.

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Two divers equalising while descending during their dive courses.

Scuba Review


  • Dives : 0+
  • Level : Beginner

Has it been a while since your last dive? Then it's time for a Scuba Review to refresh your skills and knowledge.

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Group of scuba divers swimming around sunken plane wreck.

Advanced Open Water Diver


  • Dives : 5+
  • Level : Beginner

Dive down to 30 meters, improve your diving skills and become a better diver.

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Scuba diver swimming next to fish baitball.

Nitrox Basic


  • Dives : 0+
  • Level : Beginner

Nitrox is our most requested specialty course for good reasons! Longer non-decompression times and less nitrogen load. Yay!

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CMAS 1*


  • Dives : 5+
  • Level : Beginner

Internationally valid and similar to the OWD. Includes additional dive and freediving exercises.

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Specialty Diving Courses


Specialty diving courses introduce you to special topics in diving and extend your skills in different areas.

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Advanced First Aid


  • Dives : 0+
  • Level : Beginner

Acquire first aid skills and learn scuba diving-specific medical basics.

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Man scuba diving in freshwater lake in Austria.

Altitude Diver


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Expert

Want to explore crystal clear mountain lakes? We will teach you how to do it in a safe and fun way.

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Scuba diver jumping off of ship into water during his boat diver specialty course.

Boat Diver


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Advanced

Many of the great diving spots can only be reached on a boat or ship. Learn everything about diving from boats.

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Current Diver


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Advanced

Currents are fun but can be a little tricky at times. We will show you how to master them.

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Deep divers exploring underwater wreck.

Deep Diver


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Advanced

Dive down to 40 meters and the limits of recreational diving!

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Dive Control Management


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Advanced

Organize and lead dives in a buddy team. Structure your briefing, check the dive site, and lead the dive.

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Scuba divers in dry suits diving at the Silfra tectonic rift in Iceland.

Drysuit Diver


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Advanced

Diving in cold waters? A dry suit will keep you warm and...dry! Also a great preparation for an ice diving specialty!

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Scuba diving gear lined up on deck of a safari boat.

Equipment Specialist


  • Dives : 0+
  • Level : Advanced

Want to learn everything about your equipment? Really, we mean everything? This is your course!

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The best dive school Social Diving on a fun dive in Egypt.

Family Diver


  • Dives : 0+
  • Level : Advanced

Are you a parent and want to join your children on their dives? Learn how to go diving together with your family.

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Northern pike swimming by in a lake during a night dive.

Night Diver


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Advanced

Want to explore the underwater world at night? Trust us, it's so much fun! How about some manta rays at night?

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Scuba diver swimming next to fish baitball.

Nitrox Basic


  • Dives : 0+
  • Level : Beginner

Nitrox is our most requested specialty course for good reasons! Longer non-decompression times and less nitrogen load. Yay!

Read More
Scuba diver hovering motionless in the water with his feet crossed like a genie.

Perfect Buoyancy


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Advanced

Perfect buoyancy. You want it. You need it. We have it and are willing to share the secrets! 😉

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Advanced first aid kit in green color laying on the ground.

Rescue Diver


  • Dives : 4+
  • Level : Advanced

Dive deeper, extend your diving skills and explore special areas in scuba diving with us.

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Clear river at foot of mountain.

River Diver


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Expert

Dive me a river! This course is a lot of fun as we start the dive at one spot and end it at another. Like an enhanced drift dive.

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Scuba diver swimming out of underwater cave along exit line.

Search & Recovery


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Advanced

Lost something? After this course you will know how to search for, find and recover sunken objects. Cool, huh?

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Small orange blue crab standing in front of anemone.

Underwater Environmental Care


  • Dives : 0+
  • Level : Advanced

Take care of your environment. Learn more about marine biology and how to protect our oceans.

Read More
Dive leader and buddy diving in green water.

Underwater Navigator


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Advanced

Never get lost on a dive (again)! Learn to use your surroundings and instruments to find your way at all times.

Read More
Scuba diver underwater carrying large underwater photography.

Underwater Photographer


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Advanced

Say cheese! Taking photos is a big part of every dive for many people. Learn how to capture great photos and make them look perfect!

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Scuba divers penetrating underwater ship wreck.

Wreck Diver


  • Dives : 4+
  • Level : Expert

Wrecks are fun, mysterious and some of the best dive spots in the world! Make sure to take this course before you go though, we don't want you to get lost.

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Children Diving Courses


From Discover Scuba Diving for kids to Junior Open Water Diver. Check out our diving courses for children here.

Scuba divers penetrating underwater ship wreck.

Discover Scuba Diving (8+ years)


  • Dives : 1
  • Level : Kids

Feel like an astronaut and try out scuba diving for kids for the first time.

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Scuba divers penetrating underwater ship wreck.

Junior Diver(8+ years)


  • Dives : 1
  • Level : Kids

This is your first step to become a certified scuba diver. After the course you can dive in pools under professional supervision.

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Scuba divers penetrating underwater ship wreck.

Junior Scuba Diver(9+ years)


  • Dives : 2
  • Level : Kids

This course builds on what was taught in the Junior Diver course. Dive in confined, shallow water up to 5m / 15ft depth.

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Scuba divers penetrating underwater ship wreck.

Junior Open Water Diver(10-14 years)


  • Dives : 4
  • Level : Kids

With this certification, children can go diving at diving bases around the world on guided dives with an instructor.

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The best dive school Social Diving on a fun dive in Egypt.

Family Diver


  • Dives : 0+
  • Level : Advanced

Are you a parent and want to join your children on their dives? Learn how to go diving together with your family.

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All diving courses


Check out all the diving courses we offer.

Advanced first aid kit in green color laying on the ground.

Advanced First Aid


  • Dives : 0+
  • Level : Beginner

Acquire first aid skills and learn scuba diving-specific medical basics.

Read More
Group of scuba divers swimming around sunken plane wreck.

Advanced Open Water Diver


  • Dives : 5+
  • Level : Beginner

Dive down to 30 meters, improve your diving skills and become a better diver.

Read More
Man scuba diving in freshwater lake in Austria.

Altitude Diver


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Expert

Want to explore crystal clear mountain lakes? We will teach you how to do it in a safe and fun way.

Read More
Scuba diver jumping off of ship into water during his boat diver specialty course.

Boat Diver


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Advanced

Many of the great diving spots can only be reached on a boat or ship. Learn everything about diving from boats.

Read More
Happy scuba diver making surfer hand signals underwater.

CMAS 1*


  • Dives : 5+
  • Level : Beginner

Internationally valid and similar to the OWD. Includes additional dive and freediving exercises.

Read More
Scuba diver diving over plane wreck underwater in the sea.

CMAS 2*


  • Dives : 6+
  • Level : Advanced

Learn to dive down to 30 meters and practice underwater navigation & dive-control management.

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Dive Leader Professional diving out into open water.

CMAS 3*


  • Dives : 10+
  • Level : Professional

Learn to guide diving groups underwater and take responsibility by assisting dive instructors during courses.

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Current Diver


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Advanced

Currents are fun but can be a little tricky at times. We will show you how to master them.

Read More
Deep divers exploring underwater wreck.

Deep Diver


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Advanced

Dive down to 40 meters and the limits of recreational diving!

Read More
Female diver scuba diving in the Maldives. Other diver behind her and a big fish swarm next to her.

Discover Scuba Diving


  • Dives : 1+
  • Level : Beginner

Want To Feel Weightless Like An Astronaut? Discover scuba diving with us and experience a whole new world.

Read More

Dive Control Management


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Advanced

Organize and lead dives in a buddy team. Structure your briefing, check the dive site, and lead the dive.

Read More
Dive Leader Professional diving out into open water.

Dive Leader


  • Dives : 10+
  • Level : Professional

The Dive Leader course is your first step to becoming a professional diver. Lead dives, carry out briefings, and start teaching others.

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Dive Leader Professional


  • Dives : 0+
  • Level : Professional

Upgrade your Dive Leader or CMAS*** to gain the teaching license for courses from Discover Scuba Diving up to Scuba Diver.

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Scuba divers in dry suits diving at the Silfra tectonic rift in Iceland.

Drysuit Diver


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Advanced

Diving in cold waters? A dry suit will keep you warm and...dry! Also a great preparation for an ice diving specialty!

Read More
Scuba diving gear lined up on deck of a safari boat.

Equipment Specialist


  • Dives : 0+
  • Level : Advanced

Want to learn everything about your equipment? Really, we mean everything? This is your course!

Read More
Dive guide leading group of scuba divers through underwater corral reef

Family Dive Leader


  • Dives : 0+
  • Level : Professional

Upgrade your Dive Leader certification to go diving with kids and families. It's worth it!

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The best dive school Social Diving on a fun dive in Egypt.

Family Diver


  • Dives : 0+
  • Level : Advanced

Are you a parent and want to join your children on their dives? Learn how to go diving together with your family.

Read More
iac Dive Leader at Social Diving looking into the camera..

Master Diver


  • Dives : 6+
  • Level : Advanced

Become a masterful diver with the highest non-professional dive certification level. Practice Stress & Rescue + Search & Recovery.

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Northern pike swimming by in a lake during a night dive.

Night Diver


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Advanced

Want to explore the underwater world at night? Trust us, it's so much fun! How about some manta rays at night?

Read More
Scuba diver swimming next to fish baitball.

Nitrox Basic


  • Dives : 0+
  • Level : Beginner

Nitrox is our most requested specialty course for good reasons! Longer non-decompression times and less nitrogen load. Yay!

Read More
Happy scuba diver making surfer hand signals underwater.

Open Water Diver


  • Dives : 5+
  • Level : Beginner

The Open Water Diver course is your introduction to the world of scuba diving. Learn to dive anywhere in the world down to 20 meters depth!

Read More
Scuba diver hovering motionless in the water with his feet crossed like a genie.

Perfect Buoyancy


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Advanced

Perfect buoyancy. You want it. You need it. We have it and are willing to share the secrets! 😉

Read More
Advanced first aid kit in green color laying on the ground.

Rescue Diver


  • Dives : 4+
  • Level : Advanced

Dive deeper, extend your diving skills and explore special areas in scuba diving with us.

Read More
Clear river at foot of mountain.

River Diver


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Expert

Dive me a river! This course is a lot of fun as we start the dive at one spot and end it at another. Like an enhanced drift dive.

Read More
Two divers equalising while descending during their dive courses.

Scuba Review


  • Dives : 0+
  • Level : Beginner

Has it been a while since your last dive? Then it's time for a Scuba Review to refresh your skills and knowledge.

Read More
Scuba diver swimming out of underwater cave along exit line.

Search & Recovery


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Advanced

Lost something? After this course you will know how to search for, find and recover sunken objects. Cool, huh?

Read More
Small orange blue crab standing in front of anemone.

Underwater Environmental Care


  • Dives : 0+
  • Level : Advanced

Take care of your environment. Learn more about marine biology and how to protect our oceans.

Read More
Dive leader and buddy diving in green water.

Underwater Navigator


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Advanced

Never get lost on a dive (again)! Learn to use your surroundings and instruments to find your way at all times.

Read More
Scuba diver underwater carrying large underwater photography.

Underwater Photographer


  • Dives : 2+
  • Level : Advanced

Say cheese! Taking photos is a big part of every dive for many people. Learn how to capture great photos and make them look perfect!

Read More
Scuba divers penetrating underwater ship wreck.

Wreck Diver


  • Dives : 4+
  • Level : Expert

Wrecks are fun, mysterious and some of the best dive spots in the world! Make sure to take this course before you go though, we don't want you to get lost.

Read More