EL MAR DIVING CENTER

Specialty SCUBA Training

Altitude Diver Specialty
Altitude Diver Specialty

Altitude Diver Specialty

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Altitude Diver Specialty

Boat

Any time you are diving from 1,000 to 10,000 feet above sea level, you are “altitude” diving. If you are keen to explore the mountain lakes of Arizona or elsewhere, then this course is for you. You will learn the fundamentals of planning and conducting diving procedures at altitude, including diving techniques, problems and hazards. This course will also cover special equipment and procedures for altitude diving, safety stops at altitude, and emergency decompression procedures.

What El Mar Diving Center provides

  • Classroom Training
  • Lake Certification Dives
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials
  • Total Diving System

Additional Fees

  • Rental Equipment
  • Boat Charter Fees

Class Dates

Course Fee: $99.00

Class Date Class Time Open Water Dives
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

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Boat Diver Specialty
Boat Diver Specialty

Boat Diver Specialty

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Boat Diver Specialty

Boat

The ocean is filled with dive sites, but many of them cannot be reached from shore. This program gives you the skills and knowledge required to safely dive from a boat, allowing you to get the most from your underwater opportunities.

What El Mar Diving Center provides

  • Classroom Training
  • Lake Certification Dives
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials
  • Total Diving System

Additional Fees

  • Rental Equipment
  • Boat Charter Fees

Class Dates

Course Fee: $99.00

Class Date Class Time Open Water Dives
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

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Coral Identification Specialty
Coral Identification Specialty

Coral Identification Specialty

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Coral Identification Specialty

Boat

Coral reefs are the building blocks of many ocean ecosystems. This program teaches you how to recognize and identify common families of coral species.

What El Mar Diving Center provides

  • Classroom Training
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials

 

Class Dates

Course Fee: $99.00

Class Date Class Time Open Water Dives
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

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Deep Diver Specialty
Deep Diver Specialty

Deep Diver Specialty

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Deep Diver Specialty

Boat

Many exciting dive sites are located in deeper water. Without proper training, this kind of diving puts you at risk. The SSI Deep Diving Specialty will give you the ability to safely and comfortably plan and conduct dives beyond 60 feet, and is a prerequisite for some advanced training.

What El Mar Diving Center provides

  • Classroom Training
  • Pool Session
  • Lake Certification Dives
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials
  • Total Diving System

Additional Fees

  • Rental Equipment
  • Boat Charter Fees

Class Dates

Course Fee: $149.00

Class Date Class Time Open Water Dives
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

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Dry Suit Diver Specialty
Drysuit Diver Specialty

Dry Suit Diver Specialty

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Dry Suit Diver Specialty

Boat

This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive while using a dry suit. You will learn the special requirements for dry suit diving, how to use your new equipment, the benefits of a dry suit, and how to deal with emergency situations that are unique to dry suit diving.

What El Mar Diving Center provides

  • Classroom Training
  • Lake Certification Dives
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials
  • Total Diving System

Additional Fees

  • Rental Equipment
  • Boat Charter Fees

Class Dates

Course Fee: $349.00

Class Date Class Time Open Water Dives
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

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Nitrox Diver Specialty
Nitrox Diver Specialty

Nitrox Diver Specialty

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Nitrox Diver Specialty

Nitrox

The SSI Enriched Air Nitrox program will teach you how to safely plan and dive with enriched air mixtures of up to 40% oxygen. Diving with enriched air can increase your no-decompression limits, increase your safety, and reduce the required length of your surface intervals when compared to air.

What El Mar Diving Center provides

  • Classroom Training
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials

Class Dates

Course Fee: $99.00

Class Date Class Time Open Water Dives
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

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Equipment Techniques Specialty
Equipment Techniques Specialty

Equipment Techniques Specialty

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Equipment Techniques Specialty

Boat

The SSI Equipment Techniques teaches you how to choose, maintain and store your Total Diving System. This ensures performance and increases the longevity of your equipment.

What El Mar Diving Center provides

  • Classroom Training
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials

Class Dates

Course Fee: $99.00

Class Date Class Time Open Water Dives
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

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Fish Identification Specialty
Fish Identification Specialty

Fish Identification Specialty

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Fish Identification Specialty

Fish ID

The ocean is filled with fascinating and beautiful fish of every shape and size. This non-diving specialty program teaches you how to identify the common families of Caribbean, Indo-Pacific, and Red Sea reef fish.

What El Mar Diving Center provides

  • Classroom Training
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials

Class Dates

Course Fee: $99.00

Class Date Class Time Open Water Dives
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

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Independent Diver Specialty
Independent Diver Specialty

Independent Diver Specialty

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Independent Diver Specialty

Independant

This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive without a designated dive buddy. You will learn about self-reliance, proper equipment maintenance, and the special considerations and rescue techniques required to dive independently.

What El Mar Diving Center provides

  • Classroom Training
  • Lake Certification Dives
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials
  • Total Diving System

Additional Fees

  • Rental Equipment
  • Boat Charter Fees

Class Dates

Course Fee: $149.00

Class Date Class Time Open Water Dives
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

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Marine Ecology Specialty
Marine Ecology Specialty

Marine Ecology Specialty

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Marine Ecology Specialty

Marine Ecology

This program provides a general understanding of the complex and exciting science of marine ecology, which is the study of how organisms interact with each other and the environment, the flow of energy through communities, and the link between ocean ecosystems.

What El Mar Diving Center provides

  • Classroom Training
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials

Class Dates

Course Fee: $99.00

Class Date Class Time Open Water Dives
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

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Navigation Diver Specialty
Navigation Diver Specialty

Navigation Diver Specialty

Night & Limited Visibility Diver Specialty
Night & Limited Visibility Diver Specialty

Night & Limited Visibility Diver Specialty

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Night & Limited Visibility Diver Specialty

night

This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely and comfortably dive at night or in limited visibility conditions. Some of the ocean's most amazing creatures only come out at night, so your dive doesn't have to end when the sun goes down. You will learn how to enter and exit the water, use specialized equipment, and how to communicate and dive with a buddy at night or in limited visibility.

What El Mar Diving Center provides

  • Classroom Training
  • Lake Certification Dives
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials
  • Total Diving System

Additional Fees

  • Rental Equipment
  • Boat Charter Fees

Class Dates

Course Fee: $149.00

Class Date Class Time Open Water Dives
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

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Perfect Buoyancy Diver Specialty
Perfect Buoyancy Diver Specialty

Perfect Buoyancy Diver Specialty

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Perfect Buoyancy Diver Specialty

perfect buoyancy

Do you want to increase your buoyancy control, minimize your breathing gas consumption, or move effortlessly above the ocean floor? The SSI Perfect Buoyancy program teaches you the skills and techniques needed to maximize your dive experience, increase your comfort in the water, and get the most from your equipment.

What El Mar Diving Center provides

  • Classroom Training
  • Pool Training
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials
  • Total Diving System

Additional Fees

  • Rental Equipment

Class Dates

Course Fee: $99.00

Class Date Class Time Open Water Dives
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

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Photo & Video Diver Specialty
Photo & Video Diver Specialty

Photo & Video Diver Specialty

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Photo & Video Diver Specialty

photo

This program teaches you the skills needed to dive with an underwater camera, and provides the in-depth knowledge and experience required to properly use, maintain and store your equipment. Our goal is help you capture your amazing underwater experiences.

What El Mar Diving Center provides

  • Classroom Training
  • Pool Training
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials
  • Total Diving System
  • Camera with Underwater Housing

Additional Fees

  • Rental Equipment

Class Dates

Course Fee: $99.00

Class Date Class Time Open Water Dives
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

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ReAct Right Specialty
ReAct Right Specialty

ReAct Right Specialty

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ReAct Right Specialty

reAct Right

React Right is SSI's emergency training program, consisting of the following basic components: Primary Assessment, First Aid & CPR Skills, Primary Stabilization Techniques, and includes two optional components: Oxygen Administration in Diving Emergencies and Automated External Defibrilation Basics. .

What El Mar Diving Center provides

  • Classroom Training
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials

Class Dates

Course Fee: $149.00

Class Date Class Time Open Water Dives
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

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Science of Diving Specialty
Science of Diving Specialty

Science of Diving Specialty

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Science of Diving Specialty

science of diving

This program provides an in-depth and detailed study of physics, physiology, decompression theory, the aquatic environment and diving equipment. It is required training for most SSI Dive Professional programs, as well as some Extended Range programs.

What El Mar Diving Center provides

  • Classroom Training
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials

Class Dates

Course Fee: $299.00

Class Date Class Time Open Water Dives
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

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Search & Recovery Diving Specialty
Search & Recovery Diving Specialty

Search & Recovery Diving Specialty

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Search & Recovery Diving Specialty

search and recovery

This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely plan and conduct search and recovery dives. You will learn about search patterns, specialized dive plans, underwater communication, and how to recover small to medium-sized objects using specialized equipment like lift bags.

What El Mar Diving Center provides

  • Classroom Training
  • Lake Certification Dives
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials
  • Total Diving System

Additional Fees

  • Rental Equipment
  • Boat Charter Fees

Class Dates

Course Fee: $149.00

Class Date Class Time Open Water Dives
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

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Sea Turtle Ecology Specialty
Sea Turtle Ecology Specialty

Sea Turtle Ecology Specialty

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Sea Turtle Ecology Specialty

Marine Ecology

This program teaches you the skills and concepts required to recognize and identify common species of sea turtles, describes their history and role in marine ecosystems, and threats to their survival.

What El Mar Diving Center provides

  • Classroom Training
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials

Class Dates

Course Fee: $99.00

Class Date Class Time Open Water Dives
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

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Shark Diving Specialty
Shark Diving Specialty

Shark Diving Specialty

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Shark Diving Specialty

shark diving

Many humans fear sharks, but is that reputation deserved? By taking the SSI Shark Ecology program, you will learn how sharks and their behavior are often misunderstood, and how you can safely observe them in their natural habitat.

What El Mar Diving Center provides

  • Classroom Training
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials

Class Dates

Course Fee: $99.00

Class Date Class Time Open Water Dives
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

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Recreational Sidemount Diving Specialty
Recreational Sidemount Diving Specialty

Recreational Sidemount Diving Specialty

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Recreational Sidemount Diving Specialty

Coming Soon!

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Stress & Rescue Diving Specialty
Stress & Rescue Diving Specialty

Stress & Rescue Diving Specialty

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Stress & Rescue Diving Specialty

stress & rescue

Stress is a major cause of diving accidents and negatively impacts rescue situations. This program teaches you the skills and knowledge required to recognize and deal with stress, prevent accidents and properly deal with emergency situations encountered by divers.

What El Mar Diving Center provides

  • Classroom Training
  • Lake Certification Dives
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials
  • Total Diving System

Additional Fees

  • Rental Equipment
  • Boat Charter Fees

Class Dates

Course Fee: $289.00

Class
6pm-10pm
Class Pool
6pm-10pm
Local Dive
7am-2pm
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

Free Class Preview

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Waves, Tides & Currents Diving Specialty
Waves, Tides & Currents Diving Specialty

Waves, Tides & Currents Diving Specialty

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Waves, Tides & Currents Diving Specialty

waves, tides & currents

Water motion can have a tremendous effect on your diving experience This program gives you the skills and knowledge required to conduct dives from shore, in currents, and in different types of waves.

What El Mar Diving Center provides

  • Classroom Training
  • Lake Certification Dives
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials
  • Total Diving System

Additional Fees

  • Rental Equipment
  • Boat Charter Fees

Class Dates

Course Fee: $149.00

Class Date Class Time Open Water Dives
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

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Wreck Diving Specialty
Wreck Diving Specialty

Wreck Diving Specialty

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Wreck Diving Specialty

wreck

Many of the ocean's best dive sites have artificial reefs, or wrecks that have sunk through the ages. This program gives you the skills and knowledge required to safely scuba dive above and around these underwater treasures.

What El Mar Diving Center provides

  • Classroom Training
  • Lake Certification Dives
  • Instructor Fee
  • Certification Card

Required Equipment

  • Student Digital Materials
  • Total Diving System

Additional Fees

  • Rental Equipment
  • Boat Charter Fees

Class Dates

Course Fee: $149.00

Class Date Class Time Open Water Dives
Contact El Mar to schedule Your class, (480) 833-2971

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Monday - Friday, 10am - 6pm |
Saturday, 10am - 5pm |
Closed Sunday

El Mar Diving Center
2245 West Broadway Road
Mesa Arizona 85202
480.833.2971
elmar@elmar.com
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