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 Adventure Diver/Advanced Open Water Diver

Cost: $250

Y-kiki Divers offers both the PADI Adventure Diver and PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certifications.

If you complete any three adventure dives, you can earn your PADI Adventure Diver certification.

If you complete your Deep Adventure Dive, Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive and three Adventure Dives for a total of five, you can earn your Advanced Open Water Diver certification.

Although there are many adventure dives to choose from,
the more popular quarry dives include:

• Dry Suit
• Enriched Air Diver
• Peak Performance Buoyancy
• Search & Recovery
• Wreck Diver

After your five dives, you'll be more experienced, feel more comfortable in the water, and simply enjoy diving more because you better understand the underwater environment.

In addition, PADI Adventure Dives can also credit toward the corresponding PADI Specialty Diver certifications.

Start your e-Learning today and complete the dives later.
Call the shop or click the banner below to purchase the e-Learning directly from PADI.



Prerequisites:
Be certified as a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or have a qualifying certification from another training organization.
• Be at least 10 years of age (restricted to certain adventure dives). Other age limits apply. Specific details on age limits and dives provided when you sign up for class.

Note: 10 and 11-year-old divers may earn a Junior Adventure Diver certification. Divers who are 12-14 years old may obtain Junior Adventure Diver or Junior Advanced Open Water Diver certifications.

Materials:
• Advanced Open Water e-Learning (included in cost of class)

• At least one audible emergency surface signaling device (whistle, air horn, etc.).

Note: You will need to complete the required e-Learning prior to attending class. Course fee does not include rental equipment.

Adventure Diver / Advanced Open Water Class Schedule

 West County
 South County

 
2021 Schedule
All classes 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.



Class: May 24
Dives: May 29 & 30

Class: Jun 7
Dives: Jun 12 & 13

Class: Jul 19
Dives: Jul 24 & 25

Class: Aug 2
Dives: Aug 7 & 8

Class: Sep 7
Dives: Sep 11 & 12

Class: Oct 18
Dives: Oct 24 & 25

 
2021 Schedule
All classes 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.


Class: Apr 19
Dives: Apr 24 & 25

Class: May 10
Dives: May 15 & 16

Class: Jun 21
Dives: Jun 26 & 27

Class: Jul 6
Dives: Jul 10 & 11

Class: Aug 16
Dives: Aug 21 & 22

Class: Sep 20
Dives: Sep 25 & 26

Class: Oct 4
Dives: Oct 9 & 10



 Emergency First Response Provider

Cost: $95 for both Primary Care (CPR) & Secondary Care (First Aid) & AED use
Packaged with Care for Children -- see below: $135

Emergency First Response gives you the tools you need to perform CPR and First Aid. Whether you're a diver or a non-diver, Emergency First Response prepares you to properly handle potentially life-threatening situations.

This comprehensive program is composed of two core modules:
• Emergency First Response - Primary Care (CPR)
• Emergency First Response - Secondary Care
(First Aid)

Together, these courses provide extensive instruction in CPR and First Aid, as well as use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). This course satisfies your PADI Rescue Diver CPR prerequisite.

Prerequisites:
• No dive certification required
• No minimum age limit

Materials:
• EFR's Primary and Secondary Care Manual (included in cost of class)

Note: You will need to read and complete the knowledge reviews in the student manual prior to attending class. We will watch the video as a class.

As an option, add on Emergency First Response: Care for Children:

 Emergency First Response: Care For Children

Class is only offered in conjunction with Emergency First Responder with AED.

This course teaches you to provide emergency care for injured or ill children and infants. Whether you're a diver or a non-diver, Emergency First Response prepares you to properly handle potentially life-threatening situations.

In learning CPR, Emergency Responders learn the ABCDs of primary care with an emphasis on considerations for a child's or infant's physiology and anatomy. Course participants practice steps that allow them to provide basic life support for most life-threatening emergencies.

Emergency Responders also learn patient assessment and first aid.

Prerequisites:
• No dive certification required
• No minimum age limit

Materials:
• Emergency First Response for Children Participant Pack, which includes student manual (included in cost of class)

Note: You will need to read and complete the knowledge reviews in the student manual prior to attending class.

Emergency First Responder with AED and EFR Care For Children Class Schedule

 West County
 South County


2021 Schedule
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


Jan 18 & 20

Feb 22 & 24

Mar 15 &16

Apr 12 & 13

Jun 14 & 15

Aug 23 & 24

Oct 11 & 12

Nov 22 & 23

Dec 20 & 21



2021 Schedule
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


Jan 4 & 6

Feb 2 & 3

Mar 2 & 3

May 3 & 4

July 14 & 15

Sep 8 & 9

Nov 9 & 10

Dec 6 & 7



Emergency Oxygen Provider

Cost: $95

Be the one ready to help a fellow diver should the need arise by becoming a Emergency Oxygen Provider. This specialty course is an entry-level emergency oxygen course that also teaches you how to recognize dive illnesses treatable by emergency oxygen.

Though suited for divers, this course has no prerequisites and doesn’t include dives, which means it is equally applicable to those who are around divers – boat crew, nondiving buddies, lifeguards, and shore staff. You don’t need any previous CPR or first aid training to take the course.

This Specialty course certification also counts as one of five Specialty certifications required for Master Scuba Diver certification. Take the Master Scuba Diver Challenge!

Prerequisites:
• No dive certification required
• Recommended minimum age is 12 years old

Materials:
• PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider crew pak (included in cost of class)

Emergency Oxygen Provider Class Schedule

West County
 South County


2021 Schedule
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


Jan 14

Feb 25

Mar 22

Apr 15

Jun 16

Aug 25

Oct 14

Nov 29

Dec 13

Dec. 27



2021 Schedule
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.


Jan 7

Feb 9

Mar 4

May 6

Jul 19

Sep 16

Nov 11



 Rescue Diver

Cost: $350

Challenging and rewarding best describes the PADI Rescue Diver course. This course will expand your knowledge and experience level. Rescue Divers learn to look beyond themselves and consider the safety and well being of other divers. Although this course is challenging, it is a rewarding way to build your confidence. Rescue Diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies. Many divers say this is the best course they’ve ever taken.

We'll cover:
• Self-rescue and diver stress
• Emergency management and equipment
• Panicked diver response
• In-water rescue breathing protocols
• Egress (exits)
• Dive accident scenarios

The PADI Rescue Diver certification is a prerequisite for all Professional level PADI courses, beginning with the PADI Divemaster certification.


Start your e-Learning today and complete the dives later.
Call the shop or click the banner below to purchase the e-Learning directly from PADI.


Prerequisites:
• 12 years old (Note: 12-14 year old divers may earn Jr. Rescue Diver certifications)
• PADI (Junior) Advanced Open Water Diver certifictaion - must have completed the Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive
• EFR Primary and Secondary Care training within 24 months
• PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider Course

Materials:
• PADI Rescue Diver eLearning Curriculum


Package all three courses together: EFR, Emergency Oxyen Provider Course AND
the Rescue Diver Course and SAVE! Download the Flier.

Note: You will need to complete the eLearning curriculum prior to attending class. Course fee does not include rental equipment.

Stop by the store to sign up and pay for the course. Once registered, we'll send you the PADI Rescue Diver eLearning Access code which you will complete at your own pace at home. Students will need to provide the Certificate of Completion prior to the virtual orientation evening set up by the instructor the week prior to the open water weekend. All course components will be completed at Mermet Springs. Class dates this summer include

Rescue Diver Class Schedule

Apr 24 & 25, 2021

Jun 19 & 20, 2021

Aug 28 & 29, 2021

Oct 23 & 24, 2021


 
 
 
 

 
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