SDI Advanced Buoyancy Diver

SDI Advanced Buoyancy Diver

Introducing a diver to the benefits of controlling his buoyancy usually has a great positive effect, an effect that will enhance the diver's sense of enjoyment and feeling of accomplishment. This specialty is designed to increase the open water diver's understanding of the factors that influence buoyancy, and to train the diver how to use the means available to him as methods for controlling his buoyancy. The added benefits to the marine and freshwater environments, cannot be overstated; as well as a diver that has better control of himself in conjunction with his environment.

How do I begin?

You start with the training materials. We will provide you with an SDI Advanced Buoyancy Diver manual so you can do all your studying at home before you come to the dive centre.

What's in the course?

Your SDI Instructor will teach you:

  • Selection of a dry suit
  • Care and maintenance
  • Emergency procedures
  • Proper weighting
  • Buoyancy control

How long does it take?

The SDI Advanced Buoyancy Diver course takes 2 dives (1 day).

What qualifications do I need?

SDI Open Water Scuba Diver, SDI Junior Open Water Scuba Diver, or equivalent

All standard scuba equipment requirements are included in the price.

The minimum age of enrolment on this programme is 10yrs.

You will need to fill out a self certification medical statement. If you have any medical conditions you think may prevent you from scuba diving please feel free to contact us and we will try to be of assistance.

What's next?

Your SDI Advanced Buoyancy Diver course takes just 1 day which then gives you more time to explore the wreck of the Zenobia. Once you have completed your SDI Advanced Buoyancy Diver why not take the SDI Wreck diver course or SDI Computer Nitrox course too, both are available online so maximizing your time in the water.

SDI Advanced Buoyancy Diver course costs, €199.00 plus materials, certification and kit hire.