Scuba Diving Courses Speciality

Not many people realise that in the world of scuba diving there are a number of speciality scuba diving courses available in Benidorm that, once successfully completed, could lead to a rewarding career. If you are relatively fit, and prepared to study hard during your initial Open Water Diver course, it is then possible to go on to more advanced courses, which will allow you to pursue a career in scuba diving, and give you the opportunity to work in some of the most beautiful parts of the world.

Less than a 30 minute drive, or a pleasant bike ride along the coastal road from Benidorm, is the picturesque town of Altea. Here you will find the well established and fully registered Greenwich Diving Centre. The centre is conveniently situated in the harbour, only a few metres from their custom made dive boats. They offer a superb range of PADI and SSI approved diving courses, from their introductory course Discover Scuba Diving, to Diving Instructor. Most of their courses have daily starting times, and they endeavour to be as flexible as possible. For already qualified divers, the centre offers a selection of diving packages to a number of exciting dive sites along the beautiful Costa Blanca.

Speciality Scuba Diving Courses

Emergency First Response – This is the shortest and most basic of their speciality courses and should be a priority for any scuba diver. Scuba diving does have its dangers, and to be able to react quickly and calmly in an emergency situation, could mean the difference between life or death. With a combination of teaching, and realistic emergency scenarios, you will learn CPR and first aid, enabling you to provide care and assistance in rescue situations.

COURSE ITINERARY & PRICES

  • 1 day complete Emergency First Response – React Right course.
  • All instructions & certification fees.
  • Course price is 99€

Deep Diver – Being adventurous pays rewards, and if you want to see the larger and more unusual fish, you have to go deep. During your course you will learn how to safely dive to depths equivalent to the height of a 10 story building, handling the descents and assents while learning how and when to time your safety stops.

COURSE ITINERARY & PRICES

  • 12 years minimum age requirement.
  • Diving medical exam required.
  • Advanced Open Water Diver certificate or equivalent required.
  • 2 day complete Deep Diver certification course.
  • Special equipment.
  • All instructions & certification fees.
  • 3 open water dives.
  • Course price is 169€

Night Diver – Using special equipment, you will descend into a totally different world, where some of the most fearsome predators hunt. During the course you will concentrate mainly on your descents, ascents and navigation, as this is extremely important when night diving where you can quite easily become disorientated.

COURSE ITINERARY & PRICES

  • 12 years minimum age requirement.
  • Diving medical exam required.
  • Open Water Diver certificate or equivalent required.
  • Complete Night Diver certification course.
  • Special equipment.
  • All instructions & certification fees.
  • 2 open water dives.
  • Course price is 129€

Underwater Navigator – This is an important underwater requirement for anyone looking to take out groups of divers or learner divers, either for recreation or as a profession. Getting lost when driving a car can be stressful, getting lost underwater most definitely is stressful and quickly uses up oxygen. This course will teach you all you need to know about navigating your way around the underwater world, including point to point compass reading, as well as learning to read natural indicators such as rock and reef formations to get your bearings.

COURSE ITINERARY & PRICES

  • 12 years minimum age requirement.
  • Diving medical exam required.
  • Open Water Diver certificate or equivalent required.
  • 1 day complete Underwater Navigator certification course.
  • Special equipment.
  • All instructions & certification fees.
  • 2 open water dives.
  • Course price is 129€

Digital Underwater Photographer – Underwater photography is very different from standard photography, and your instructors will show you the techniques used, and teach you some handy tricks of the trade to get that perfect photo, using various forms of lighting and photo angles.

COURSE ITINERARY & PRICES

  • 12 years minimum age requirement.
  • Diving medical exam required.
  • Open Water Diver certificate or equivalent required.
  • 1 day complete Digital Underwater Photographer certification course.
  • Special equipment.
  • All instructions & certification fees.
  • 2 open water dives.
  • Course price is 129€

Search & Recovery – In this course you will learn how to safely search for and recover small and large items using a variety of techniques, including searching in limited visibility. You will be taught dive planning, how to prepare and use search patterns, as well as the use of various lifting methods such as a lift bag.

COURSE ITINERARY & PRICES

  • 12 years minimum age requirement.
  • Diving medical exam required.
  • Advanced Open Water Diver certificate or equivalent required.
  • 2 day complete Search & Recovery certification course.
  • Special equipment.
  • All instructions & certification fees.
  • 3 open water dives.
  • Course price is 169€

Multi Level Diver – This is an excellent course to take if you wish to pursue diving as a career. During your dive you will learn how to use a variety of dive computers to expertly plan and organise multi level dives. Multi level diving often requires extended bottom time and you will learn techniques, procedures, and how avoid and tackle potential problems.

COURSE ITINERARY & PRICES

  • 12 years minimum age requirement.
  • Diving medical exam required.
  • Open Water Diver certificate or equivalent required.
  • 1 day complete Multi Level Diver certification course.
  • Special equipment.
  • All instructions & certification fees.
  • 1 open water dive.
  • Course price is 99€

Greenwich Diving offer further speciality scuba diving courses than the ones listed above, so if there are any speciality scuba diving courses that interest you, don't hesitate to contact them. Please note: All prices may be subject to change.