Scuba Courses

PADI Scuba Courses

Ramon’s Village Divers currently employs (5) PADI Scuba Instructors and offers courses on a daily basis with no minimum.

Scuba Review – A video review of basic diving physiology, dive tables, and skills and confined water session with instructor. Approximate 2 Hours to complete.  Includes one open water dive.

Scuba Introduction – Experience the underwater world with minimum time and cost. Course includes a 20 minute video describing the fundamentals of scuba diving and confined water session and (1) open water dive with an Instructor. At completion you are qualified to dive up to depths of 40’ with any of Ramon’s Village Dive Masters. Approximate 1/2 day to complete.

Scuba Diver – Recently added to PADI’s list of courses the Scuba Diver course includes the first (3) modules of the Open Water Manual and (2) shallow water dives. Upon completion you are a certified to dive anywhere at depths up to 40’. Approximate 2 to 3 days to complete.

Student Referral – Begin your Open Water Scuba Course at home with your Dive Shop and complete your (4) Open Water Dives with our Instructors in our beautiful Caribbean Waters. Allow 2 days.

Open Water Course– Five classes cover scuba gear selection and preparation. Underwater life, dive planning, basic oceanography, diving physics and maladies. Includes (4) open water dives in our warm Caribbean Waters. On completion you are certified to dive anywhere.  Course requires 3 to 4 days.

Advanced Open Water – Designed to provide the novice with a structured, well supervised means to gain the practical experience needed after initial certification. This course is not academically oriented, but offers the experience of (5) specialty dives and training to execute those dives safely. (2) Core dives required (Deep, and Navigation) and choice (3) electives (Night, Fish ID, Naturalist, Drift, Boat Diver, Multilevel, or Photography.) requires approximately 2 days. (Camera Rentals are additional).

Emergency First Responder– is a basic training course in CPR and emergency care. 8 hour course can be completed in (2) 4 hours segments. This course provides pre-requisites for Scuba Rescue Course.

Rescue Diver – Course is designed to develop necessary knowledge and skills to perform diver rescues, manage diving accident situations, and render proper first aid. Pre-requisite: Advanced Open Water Diver, 15 years of age or older, proof of CPR (within 3 years) or Medic First Aid. Course includes 12 rescue scenarios and multiple choice tests. Rescue Diver is a pre-requisite for Dive Master Course. Allow 3 days to complete.

Master Diver / Specialties – Prerequisites: Current Dive Master or Advanced and Rescue Diver. Master Diver is the highest recreational dive rating available denoting superior achievement and proficiency. Requires completion of (5) specialty courses. Ramon’s Village offers the following specialties: Fish Identification, Deep Diver, Nitrox, Underwater Naturalist and Night Diver.

  • Fish Identification – This course requires (2) open water dives with an instructor and can be completed in one day. Course includes Tanks, Weights, Boat, and All Materials
  • Deep Dive – This course requires (4) open water dives with an instructor and takes two days to complete. Course includes Tanks, Weights, Boat, and All Materials
  • Nitrox – The Nitrox Specialty does not require any dives. Video Class and Exam – All Materials included.
  • Underwater Naturalist – This course requires (2) open water dives and can be completed in one day. Course includes Tanks, Weights, Boat, and all Materials
  • Night Dive – This course requires (3) Dives to be made at Night. Takes (3) days to Complete. Course includes Tanks, Weights, Boat, and All Materials

PADI E-Learning – PADI offers both the Open Water and Advanced Open Water Courses to be done on line. Begin your Scuba course at home and work at your own pace and then complete the water portions of the course with our instructors in our warm Caribbean waters. See PADI Elearning

Ramon’s Village Divers includes scuba gear with the Scuba Intro, Scuba Diver and Open Water courses.