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COMPUTER DIVING SPECIALIST

Becoming a Dive Computer Expert

Interested in knowing more about your dive computer and how it works? Today's divers use dive computers on every dive, yet many do not know how to select a computer that is right for them or how to take advantage of important features of their dive computer.

In the Computer Diving Specialist course, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the history, purpose, types, and operation of today's dive computers. You will be guided in how to select a dive computer that is right for you, how to set up and configure your computer, and how to connect your computer to a laptop (PC) and smartphone.

What the Course Covers

In the PADI Computer Diving Specialist course, you will learn about:

  • The purpose of a dive computer, what decompression sickness is and how a dive computer helps us avoid decompression sickness
  • The history of dive computers and key milestones in the development of today's dive computers
  • What the basic components of a dive computer are and how are dive computers classified 
  • What are decompression models and dive computer algorithms and do you determine which one is best for you 
  • What connectivity options are available for today's dive computers
  • How do you change basic and advanced settings on a dive computer
  • How do you connect a dive computer to PC software
  • How do you connect a dive computer to a smartphone
  • How do you update your dive computer's firmware

Once you complete this course, you will understand how to make an informed decision on which dive computer is best for you and how to perform both basic and advanced configurations of a dive computer. The Computer Diving Specialist class can also count toward your Master Scuba Diver rating. Become a more knowledgeable diver, and book a PADI Computer Diving Specialist class today!

Become a more knowledgeable diver. Book the PADI Computer Diving Specialist class today.

Prerequisites

Who is This Class For?

  • New Divers who need to know why we use dive computers and how they work
  • Equipment Specialists who need a comprehensive understanding of dive computers
  • Rescue Divers who want to know more about how dive computers help us avoid decompression sickness
  • Divemasters and Scuba Instructors who want to understand the decompression models and algorithms dive computers use

What’s Included in the Course Fee

Our course fee includes the following:

  • Up to 3 classroom sessions
  • 1 open water dive (optional)
  • PADI Specialty certification fee

For more information on the benefits of taking PADI Specialty courses, see Frequently Asked Questions About Continuing Diver Education.

Registration

Dates for upcoming classes are provided below. If these dates do not work, select the 01 JAN class. Someone from our staff will call you to arrange another date. Customized schedules can be arranged for an additional fee. 

  Start Date Course Type End Date Max. Places Places Available   Price    
05 Dec 2020 Computer Diving Specialist 12 Dec 2020 8 8 US$ 123.80

Course Overview
Sat 05 Dec 2020
09:00 AM
90 minutes
Zoom
Session 1 - Dive Computer History
Sat 05 Dec 2020
10:30 AM
90 minutes
Zoom
Session 2 - Dive Computer Operation
Sat 12 Dec 2020
09:00 AM
90 minutes
Zoom
Session 3 - LAB
Sat 12 Dec 2020
10:30 AM
90 minutes
Zoom

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01 Jan 2021 Computer Diving Specialist 03 Jan 2021 8 8 US$ 123.80

Course Overview
Fri 01 Jan 2021
05:30 PM
30 minutes
Aquatic Adventures, Inc.
Session 1 - Dive Computer History
Fri 01 Jan 2021
06:00 PM
90 minutes
Aquatic Adventures, Inc.
Session 2 - Dive Computer Operation
Sat 02 Jan 2021
05:30 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Aquatic Adventures, Inc.
Session 3 - LAB
Sun 03 Jan 2021
05:30 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Aquatic Adventures, Inc.

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