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SELF RELIANT DIVER Become your own buddy

PADI Self-Reliant Diver $350

Although most scuba dives are made with a buddy, an experienced diver may want or need to make dives without a partner. During the Self-Reliant Diver course, you learn about potential risks of diving alone and the value of equipment redundancy and necessary back-up gear. During three scuba dives, you develop skills for self-reliance and independence, while becoming a stronger partner in a dive pair or team.

If you are a photographer, Instructor or Dive Master, Travelling, or considering moving to Tech Diving then you should consider taking this course.

The Fun Part

The fun part about this course is rising to the challenge and mastering it. Most divers find this course both demanding and rewarding, it will not only teach you to understand the risks but be a more proficient diver.

What You Learn

  • Self rescue
  • Use of Redundant Air Sources
  • DSMB Deployment
  • Independant Emergency management and equipment
  • SAC and Dive Planning

The Scuba Gear You Use

You use all your basic scuba gear including a dive computer and accessories. Full redundent systems such as pony bottles, DSMB including deployment from depth, signaling equipment and emergency gear.


To enroll in the PADI Self Relient Diver course, you must be:

  • 18 years or older
  • Have a PADI Advanced Diver certification (or have a qualifying certification from another organisation)
  • Have a minimum of 100 logged dives

For all your learning materials and equipment, contact DIVE JERVIS BAY.

Your Next Adventure

Consider going Pro, move into technical diving or look at doing more specialities for your Master Diver rating.