World of Water Inc, a PADI 5-Star dive center. We now offer INSTRUCTOR LEVEL TRAINING along with several levels of SCUBA certifications which are grouped into "general" or "specialty" certifications. All the following are PADI certifications. World of Water offers group lessons with 4 to 8 people. We will also schedule classes for special groups on request. Let us know how we can help structure your training needs.
If you served in the military you receive a 20% discount on many purchases including scuba course fees.
|OPEN WATER||ADVANCED OPEN WATER||RESCUE DIVER|
|DIVEMASTER||INSTRUCTOR (IDC) TRAINING||SPECIALTY DIVES|
|NITROX ENRICHED AIR CERTIFICATION|
World of Water instructors are also qualified to certify divers in other areas of specialized diving such as NITROX and mixed gases certifications.
OPEN WATER -
The cost of the course is $315 plus tax (current or past military customers course fee is $252 plus tax which is a 20% discount) and includes the PADI deluxe textbook kit with logbook and dive planner, the pool sessions (three of them) and the use of all scuba equipment (tanks, regulator, BCD and wetsuit). Not included is mask, fins, snorkel and weights which you must supply but as a student you get up to a 20% discount and could expect this equipment to cost $209 if you need everything. There is a fee of $40 dollar for the two days of diving at the end of the course at a local dive site to complete your certification requirements.
The course meets for a classroom session at the store at 6:30pm for 15 min. then we go across the street to a large outside pool at the University of Tampa for your scuba pool session. We are done by 9pm with the pool session. This will go on for 4 evenings. The schedule below will show what four evenings this will be for the course starting date you might select.
Once all the pool work is completed, itís time to complete the 4 open water dives. These dives are completed on the final weekend of the course. You will demonstrate the skills you learned in the pool, such as mask clearing, buoyancy control and other skills, during two dives on Saturday and two dives on Sunday. The dives take place at Lake WOW in Avon Park. These dives will take 2 hours of time each day from 10 AM to 12 PM at the dive location. They will be conducted in about 20 feet of depth. You will also learn how to navigate with a compass during these dives. The drive time from Tampa to the weekend dive locations is about 2 hours each way.
The starting date of the courses offered in 2020 is:
Mar 17 Tue and Thu for 2 weeks. Dives at lake on Sat/Sun Mar 28 and 29
May 4 Mon,Tue,Wed, and Thu. Dives at lake on Sat/Sun May 9 and 10
May 28 Thu for four straight Thu. Dives at lake on Sat/Sun June 13 and 14
July 13 Mon and Thu for 2 weeks. Dives at lake on Sat/Sun July 25 and 26
(please register for a class at least 4 days before it starts)
|$||All courses require mask, fins, snorkel, weights and fin booties (student receive up to a 20% discount if purchases at World of Water, Inc.).|
|$||All students must be in good physical health otherwise must have medical doctor approval. See us for medical release form..|
ADVANCED OPEN WATER - $150 (Call for scheduling)
Course is available spring through fall months and is taught on a weekend.
20% discount for military past or present.
Navigational dives, deep dives and adventure dives will be completed over two weekends and the cost will be dependent on location. (i.e., Boynton Beach)
RESCUE DIVER - $150.00 (Call for scheduling)
Taught all year around. 20% discount for military past or present.
- $475 + tax and includes all book material (Call for scheduling) Taught all year
around. 20% discount for military past or present.
SPECIALTY DIVES - (Call for scheduling)
NITROX ENRICHED AIR CERTIFICATION - $150 + tax includes all book material. No diving required to receive certification. This can be completed in one day. 20% discount for military past or present.
INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT COURSE - I you have completed your Divemaster certification then make the next step up and become an Open Water Scuba Instructor. Click on the Go Pro IDC icon below for more information.