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DIVER PROPULSION VEHICLE DIVER A thrilling way to see a lot of underwater territory

PADI Diver Propulsion Vehicle (DPV) Class

DPVs offer a thrilling way to see a lot of underwater territory in a brief amount of time. They scoot you through the water without kicking. Whether making a shore dive or diving from a boat, a DPV is a great way to see more and have a blast doing it.


What the Course Covers 

Looking for a quicker and less exerting way to get around underwater? Maybe you want to see as much as possible with your bottom time. It sounds like PADI’s Diver Propulsion Vehicle specialty class is for you. Weather you are making a shore dive or diving from a boat, a DPV is a perfect way to see more. Go farther faster, book a DPV class today! In this class you will learn:

  • DPV dive planning organization, procedures, techniques, problems, and potential hazards
  • Equipment considerations and how to maintain your DPV
  • DPV handling skills, such as making proper descents and ascents
  • Diver etiquette and how to avoid harming fragile aquatic life
For all your learning materials and equipment, contact Aquatic Adventures, Inc.
 

Prerequisites 

To take this class you must be/ have:

 

What's Included in the Course Fee

Our course fee includes the following

  • PADI Specialty manual
  • Two open water dives conducted under the direction of a PADI instructor
  • PADI Specialty certification fee
  • Use of a DPV
  • Use of tanks and weight

What's not included

  • We do not include course DVDs. Most PADI specialties require you to view a video. Check with one of our training consultants by calling (262) 938-6827 to find out if this course requires you to view a DVD. If so, you can elect to purchase a DVD from Aquatic Adventures or come to the store to watch the video prior to your classroom session or open water dives
  • We do not include personal gear (mask, snorkel, boots, and fins) as you should have purchased these items during your Open Water Diver course. There is a student discount on purchasing these items when you buy from Aquatic Adventures if you do not own them. See our How to Purchase Mask, Snorkel, Fins page for more information or calls us at (262) 938-6827. You can also rent these items if you wish. See our Rent Scuba Equipment webpage for current prices.
  • We do not include basic life support equipment. If you do not own your own wetsuit or dry suit, regulator, or BCD, we do provide a discounted student rate for you to rent these items. Ask your training consultant at the time of registration what these rates will be. Standard rental rates can be found on this website on our Rent Scuba Equipment page.
  • We also do not include entrance fees to dive sites or Lake Michigan charter fees. A discounted charter rate is available for students upon request. Students are encouraged to book their Lake Michigan charter when registering for classes conducted on Lake Michigan. Boats do fill up and all spots are issued on a first come first served basis.

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

Your Next Adventure

DPVs can come in handy when wreck diving because they let you tour more of the wreck, plus reduce your air consumption. You may want to consider the PADI Wreck Diver course while working your way to Master Scuba Diver.

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    
01 Jan 2024 DPV Diver 01 Jan 2024 8 8 US$ 196.48

Knowledge Development 1
Sun 27 Nov 2022
02:26 PM
Aquatic Adventures, Inc.
Dive 1
Sun 27 Nov 2022
02:26 PM
Pearl Lake
Dive 2
Sun 27 Nov 2022
02:26 PM
Pearl Lake

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