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The OnlineScuba Instructional Team offers beginner through career levels of certifications. We are PADI Instrucors (Professional Association of Diving Instructors), the largest certification agency in the world.

OnlineScuba certifications are exclusively scheduled through the City of Hendersons Parks and Recreation Department with pools conveniently located throughout the area. Your certification experience with OnlineScuba will most likely prove to be one of the most fulfilling experiences you may ever achieve.

Scuba Diving Classes

Snorkeling / Surface Supplied Snorkeling Experience
PADI Instructors teach proper skin diving/snorkeling techniques to enthusiast who want more out of their swimming experiences. Surface Supplied Snorkeling is the newest addition to the snorkeling family that allows for breathing at the surface without the snorkel. Participants will get to earn certification cards 6 years of age and up. Availability is limited e-mail or call to set up a session.

Discover SCUBA / Bubblemaker Experience

Give breathing underwater a try for the first time!!! You will be professionally shown what it is like to breath underwater in the confines of the shallow area of a pool. Adults must accompany participants 6-12 years. 6 years of age and up. All abilities are welcome.

SCUBA Diving Experience

A PADI SCUBA Diver certification through the City of Henderson will be one of the most rewarding experiences you will ever accomplish. The class will consist of three pool/class sessions followed by a day at Lake Mead completing your certification with a 2-tank dive. This all-inclusive Certification will allow you to dive anywhere in the world with a Divemaster or higher to 40 feet and can be upgraded if you wish. Don't let excuses deny you this "Why did I wait so long" chance pass you or your family by! Ages 10 and up, under 18 need a parent release. The perfect course for those who don't have time or just want to dive once or twice a year in a Caribbean destination. Boat Diving available for extra fee.

Price: $199.00 (Includes rental gear, 3 class/pool sessions, 2 tank dive)
Required material specials available for purchase first night of class:
  • Personal Gear Package Specials Starting at $179.95 which includes Professional SCUBA Mask, Fins, Booties and Snorkel of your choice (Normally $279.95)
  • CD Rom , Student Folder and Log Book: $70.00 (Normally $90.00)

Open Water Diver or SCUBA Diver UpGrade

Your PADI Open Water SCUBA adventure with is the most popular diving course in the world. Dive Today with 5 pool/class sessions followed by two separate days of 2-tank dives at Lake Mead. You will be able to dive anywhere in the world to a depth limit of 60 feet with your buddy. Ages 10 and up, under 18 need a parent release. Boat Diving available for extra fee.

Price: $299.00 or $100.00 for Upgrade Portion Through City of Henderson, Class Materials and Personal Gear Extra

Lake Mead

Adventure Diver

Here is your chance to sample some of diving's most popular specialties and expand your diving skills. The program's focus is to allow you to continue learning and getting comfortable with the new skills you have just acquired in the presence of an Instructor to help you pick up the ins and outs of those you have two core dives are underwater navigation and deep diving. Additional elective dives might include boat diving, drift diving, multilevel diving, underwater photography, wreck diving, night diving or other specialty activities.

The Adventure Diver Certification requires three dives and can count towards the Advanced Diver Certification.

Advanced Diver
The same as the adventure diver program but add two more dives which have to include deep and under water navigation.

Solo Diver  (Unavailable Until Further Notice)
The Solo Diver Course is not for everybody but it is definitely a welcomed certification for those who qualify. For more information look in our Technical Diving section.

Specialty Courses
Focus on the underwater activities that interest you the most. Specialty certification exposes you to exciting new skills and environments. Boat Diver, Cavern Diver, Deep Diver, Enriched Air Diver, Equipment Specialist, Emergency Equipment Repair, Night Diver, Search and Recovery, Underwater Photographer and Wreck Diver are just a few. Most courses can be completed in a weekend, with emphasis on hands on learning

Medic First Aid
For both divers and non-divers, this revolutionary course teaches CPR and first aid, important prerequisites for Rescue Diver certification.

PADI Master Scuba Diver

When you complete the PADI Adventure Diver, Rescue Diver and any five PADI specialty courses, you are eligible to earn a PADI Master Scuba Diver rating. This prestigious rating is the highest nonprofessional credential in recreational diving and at OnlineScuba you will get the most for your time including FUN!!!

Price depends on which specialties, e-mail us with your selections.

PADI Rescue Diver
The PADI Rescue Diver course brings your skill level full circle. The key to a better diver is experience. At the very least every diver should consider the Rescue Course to properly prepare you for all the potential things that a diver can become involved in which you will be trained to recognize.

PADI Divemaster
If your love of diving interests you in a full or part-time dive career, this is your 1st step on the professional path. Divemaster training develops your diving leadership abilities by expanding your knowledge to a professional level, and by training you to supervise activities and assist with divers in training. The OnlineScuba Course includes the Emergency Equipment Repair Course and the Tank VIP course.

PADI Assistant Instructor
Valuable preparation for PADI Instructor training, the Assistant Instructor course provides hands on teaching experience, all under the direct supervision of a PADI Instructor.

PADI Instructor
If you have made it this far, the answer is, congratulations and get ready for the real responsibility and fun. An OnlineScuba PADI Instructor will open up a whole new underwater world of opportunities. It's hard work, but the rewards are worth it when you teach your first student and see the look on their face when they take their first underwater breath. Ask one of our staff about the opportunities.


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