Diving

Rescue Diving Course

Rescuing Pat on my Rescue Diver Course

Back in 2009 I was looking for something to fill the last week of my summer holiday. I had always wanted to try scuba diving so I looked at places in Asia. Yes, their courses were cheap but the airfare made it more expensive than doing it in the Med. So I found a dive shop in Sardinia and booked myself in. During that week I completed both my PADI Open Water and Advanced Open Water courses and until 2012 I only managed to do a couple of dives a year. It wasn’t until my friends became interested in diving that things stared to snowball. In the October of 2012 a group of us went to Malta. Some did the Open Water course, some did both the OW and AOW courses and I did the Rescue Diver course. I enjoyed diving there so much that I decided to continue pushing my diving skills and work towards becoming an instructor. On October 27th 2013, a year later, I achieved that goal.

What’s next? I always want to be the best that I can, so who knows I could become a course director in a few years time. I have now started branching into technical diving, by completing my IANTD Advanced Nitrox and NACD Full Cave course.

September 2015

SSI Drysuit Diver

April 2015

PADI Elite Instructor Award 2014 – 50 Certifications

March 2015

Coral Nursery Resoration Speciality Diver

November 2014

American Association of Underwater Scientists – Trainee Scientific Diver

August 2014

PADI Fish Identification Instructor

AGRRA Coral Reef Fish Surveyor

NACD Full Cave

NACD Apprentice Cave Diver

IANTD Advanced Nitrox

July 2014

FII Level 1 (Freediving Instructors International)

June 2014

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer

PADI Deep Speciality Instructor

PADI Navigation Speciality Instructor

PADI Wreck Speciality Instructor

NACD Intro to Cave Diver

NACD Cavern Diver

October 2013

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Specialty Instructor

PADI O2 Provider Specialty Instructor

July 2013

PADI Divemaster

EFR Instructor

April 2013

PADI Master Scuba Diver

PADI Wreck Diver

PADI Deep Diver

PADI Tec Sidemount

PADI Search and Recovery

March 2013

PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy

PADI Underwater Navigation

PADI Enriched Air Diver

November 2012

PADI Rescue Diver

August 2009

PADI Advanced Open Water

PADI Open Water

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