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Thank you for your interest in choosing Submerged SCUBA for your TRAINING needs.   We know you have many options to get started or further your training.  We here at Submerged SCUBA pride ourselves in enabling the future endeavors of our students, to make your goals ours, and to give you a personalized path of study.  No one person has the same goals, dreams, and needs of the other so let us sit down, video call, or chat with you about what your needs are and how to get there.  We can create a training path, along with gear and experience, that meet your goals, budget, and time.   Whether it is a training, gear, travel, or mentoring need, we are here to facilitate.  All of our instructor strive to provide the best and safest classes possible as we measure success by the quality and happiness of our students.  We strive to build a community of active and always learning SCUBA divers.  For us, at Submerged SCUBA, no student has passed until both they and their instructor are comfortable that they are ready to dive at that level.  We have a responsibility to you to provide the best training possible.  Therefore we too keep educating ourselves to the best and most updated diving and training methods, new innovations, and current trends in our industry.  Diving is our passion, dive education is our privilege.

We are a 5 star Instructor Development Center for SCUBA Diving International (SDI), a leader in dive education since its inception, as well as having instructors for both PADI and IANTD on staff.  All are members of the World Recreational SCUBA Training Council and your certification with us is valid at any dive operation around the world.  We also teach first aid and CPR classes through First Response Training International and public safety diving through Emergency Response Diving International, sister agencies to SDI.   As a regional hot spot for technical dive training we teach both Technical Diving International (TDI) along with IANTD course.  We soon will be offering free diving training through the 5th and newest sister agency of the International Training umbrella, Performance Freediving International (PFI) as well as basic snorkeling classes.  Whatever your training needs are, from open water (beginner) to pro (divemaster, instructor and beyond), from beginning in tech diving to mixed gas rebreathers, from first response training to public safety diving, Submerged SCUBA has the courses to get you there.

Please review the courses below to see what meets your training needs or provides inspiration for your future diving plans.  As always fee free to reach out to us so we can answer your questions and create, with you, a personalized path of education.  We have arranged them, for your convenience, in several catagories, Discovery, Core Classes, Specialty Classes, Non-Diving Specialty Classes, First Aid, Public Safety Diving, Cave, Technical Diving, and Professional Development.  If you don't see the class you are looking for or if the dates don't work for you, don't worry, we teach it, contact us and we can make it happen.  Group rates are also available on a case by case basis.  Each class has a date selection for December 31 as a placeholder for private classes, please contact us for arrangements and details.  The classes below include tuition and training, as well as certification upon completion, but do not include travel and trip expenses as these vary according to each student and classes needs.


We also highly recommend getting supplemental diving insurance for both training and travel.  Ask us how to sign up for FREE medical coverage up to $25,000 during your open water class.  Visit Submerged SCUBA's SAFETY RESOURCES PAGE for more information.

Classes


4. Non-Diving Specialties


This course is designed to give an in-depth look at how dive equipment works. It will cover general repairs and maintenance of various types of exposure suits, BCDs, regulators, and other accessories.

Cost: $ 149.00
Divers have a vested interest in protecting the marine environment. In many cases, divers do not have environmental information about local sites. This specialty is designed to increase the open water diver?s understanding of marine and freshwater environments, the problems facing these unique ecosystems, and the role that diver?s play in protecting our marine resources.

Cost: $ 99.00
Want to extend your bottom time and shorten that surface interval? Nitrox, the beginning of mixed gas diving, is the course for you.

Cost: $ 149.00
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  • 690 Radford Street
    Christiansburg, Virginia 24073
  • Text/Call: (540) 315-1020
  • Email: Info@SubmergedScuba.com
  • Hours: Mon - Thu  |  11:30 - 5:30
                 or by appointment