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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


9. Overhead / Cave Diving


The Advanced Wreck Diver Course is the next step for any diver that has successfully completed the Wreck Diver Course. During this course, your technical Instructor will teach you the proper techniques for locating and planning an advanced penetration dive. The advanced wreck course is commonly taught with other popular technical courses such as Advanced Nitrox, Decompression Procedures, Extended Range, Closed Circuit Rebreather, and Trimix.

Cost: $ 499.00
This fundamental course illustrates the proper appreciation for diving in Cavern and Cave environments. You will learn primary line skills, communication, conservation, dive planning, and emergency procedures. See this link for details: https://www.diveshopservices.com/cave

Cost: $ 499.00
Are you a serious adventure seeker wishing to explore overhead environments? Sign up for the TDI Full Cave Diver Course!

Cost: $ 999.00
Dive past the light zone of the overhead environment and explore the main line of a cave system while you refine your skills and work towards the Full Cave Diver rating. This course teaches you the fundamentals of diving with a team and self rescue along with refining your skills and equipment.

Cost: $ 499.00
Are you a Closed Circuit Rebreather (CCR) diver who is a serious adventure seeker wishing to explore overhead environments? Sign up for the Full Cave Diver Course! This course is the third stage of overhead environment training in the series of Rebreather Full Cave Diver Development Program. Advanced rebreather cave dive planning, the practical execution of different types of cave systems and scenarios divers encounter are presented. This cave diving course is not intended to prepare divers for evaluating all facets of cave diving. The objective of this course is to expand and critique previous skills accomplished in the Rebreather Cavern and Introductory Cave Diving Programs. Emphasis is placed upon dive planning, bailout range requirements, and skill perfection through actual cave penetration.

Cost: $ 999.00
Are you ready to pick up where you left off in the Rebreather Cavern Diver Course? Are you looking to expand upon the skills developed in your previous overhead environment training? Sign up for the Rebreather Intro to Cave Diver Course!This course introduces the basic principles of rebreather cave diving utilizing a single primary guide line. The Rebreather Introductory Cave Diver is the second level in the development of safe techniques for rebreather cave diving, directly building upon the Rebreather Cavern Diver Course. This introduction to cave diving is not intended to train divers for all facets of rebreather cave diving. The objective of this course is the perfection of skills taught in the Rebreather Cavern Diver Program, in addition to the adoption of additional techniques and procedures required for elementary rebreather cave dives.

Cost: $ 499.00
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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
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