The CMAS Snorkel Diver Training Programme is an entry-level recreational snorkel diver training programme that aims at introducing the fundamentals of snorkel diving to new entrants to the sport of recreational snorkel diving, which will enable them to participate in snorkel diving activities in a safe manner.
Embark on your journey to unleash the diver with CMAS Snorkel Diver program. This program serves as the essential first step in mastering the art of snorkelling and building your swimming confidence. By participating in this program, you will acquire the necessary skills to explore the mesmerising underwater landscapes and marine life. The CMAS Snorkel Diver program welcomes individuals of all ages, regardless of their swimming prowess. As long as you feel comfortable in the water can maintain buoyancy, and are ready for an unforgettable adventure.This session will equip you with the knowledge of the essential tools and techniques required for a successful snorkelling experience.
The CMAS Introductory SCUBA Experience Training Programme is an entry-level recreational diver training programme that is commonly referred to as a “resort course”. This training programme aims at providing interested persons with an introductory SCUBA diving experience, to a maximum depth of ten (10) meters under the direct supervision of a CMAS Instructor, whilst using air as a breathing gas, in a safe manner.
The underwater world has always fascinated and attracted humans, and it really is a new world that is presented to us below the surface. And it's not surprising that so many people before you have felt the desire to take a diving course and discover more and more of this new world. Now it's your turn!
This is the introduction to CMAS diving training programme, where you can try and experience diving with a trained and qualified diving instructor. Depending on the course, you sign up for, you will dive in a pool, lake or sheltered bay (confined water) and even in slightly deeper water. Whichever course you decide to take, it promises to be an exciting and engaging experience, and we hope you'll look forward to repeating it! The aim of this introductory diving course is for those interested in discovering the underwater world to dive safely for the first time with a competent instructor.
By practising these skills in a pool, you can master them before diving into more challenging environments, such as the ocean. This will not only build your confidence but also make you feel more comfortable and prepared when you finally take the plunge into open water.
In addition, taking the Indoor Diver course in a pool is a safer and more controlled environment than diving in the ocean. This is because pools are free from many of the risks associated with open water diving, such as strong currents, unpredictable weather conditions, and marine life.
So why not take the first step towards becoming a confident and competent diver by signing up for an Indoor Diver course today?
The CMAS Finswimming programme, an incredible opportunity to enhance your swimming skills and overall fitness level accelerate your progress in the water achieve new personal bests propel yourself forward like never before glide effortlessly through the depths a gateway to aquatic adventures limitless potential in underwater exploration unleash the power within dive into a world of possibilities seize this chance dive deep dive far swim with grace embrace the thrill embrace the challenge embark on a journey become one with the water become a Finswimming champion CMAS…
Finswimming program awaits you !!!
The Sport Diving is: The set of individual or group competitive events, which need for a technical, tactical and specific psycho-physical conditions, based on scuba-diving abilities, skills and equipment, develop in a swimming pool, regulated and institutionalised within by the Underwater Activities.
Where and how is practised?
It is practised in pools so much covered as of external. The longitudes can be of different measures. But for the approval of records they should be of 25m or of 50m. The advisable depth is at least 2, 00 metres below the surface of the water.
The diver's equipment is recommended by CMAS in their training manuals. It is the same that is commonly used in the dives in open water adapted to the competition. Teams are lighter and less volume.
The usual bottle is 10 or 12 litres. The regulator always takes an octopus and a gauge. The diver may carry ballast and the use of the tube in some of the events.
Welcome to the CMAS One Star Diver Training Programme! You are about to embark on one of the most exhilarating, challenging and enjoyable experiences of your life as you have taken the first step in becoming a certified CMAS diver by enrolling in the CMAS One Star Diver Training Programme. As this training programme unfolds, you will come to realise that recreational SCUBA diving offers many joys to its participants. Every time you descend beneath the waves, you enter a new and beautiful world.
You will have the opportunity to view incredible life forms in their natural habitat that only a select few have ever seen.
You will come to discover that, as a diver, you are weightless and can move freely in all directions in the underwater environment. You approach the freedom of a bird as you move in three dimensions in the underwater world. Swimming weightless in this giant aquarium is only one of the unforgettable experiences awaiting you during this training programme.
Welcome to Our World, the Wonderful World of CMAS Diving!
The Ocean Explorer training programme aims to provide divers with a comprehensive understanding of marine life and marine sciences. By immersing participants in the fascinating world beneath the waves, the course seeks to increase awareness and appreciation for the diverse ecosystems that exist in our oceans.
One of the primary objectives of the course is to promote the idea of sustainable diving. Through education and practical applications, divers will be equipped with the knowledge and tools to engage in responsible diving practices that minimise their impact on marine environments. Furthermore, the course strives to create multiplications who can share these ideas and inspire others to adopt sustainable diving practices. By connecting theoretical knowledge with practical experiments, participants will be able to observe and appreciate the interrelationships of different components within marine ecosystems. This experiential learning approach will enable divers to develop a profound connection with the underwater world, fostering a sense of responsibility and stewardship towards its preservation.
The Underwater Archaeology Training Programme is designed to introduce divers to the captivating field of underwater archaeology. By immersing participants in the exploration and preservation of submerged cultural heritage, the course aims to foster a deep appreciation for the significance of these underwater treasures.
One of the primary objectives of the programme is to increase awareness and understanding of underwater cultural heritage. Through engaging educational modules, divers will learn about the historical, archaeological, and cultural value of submerged sites. By exploring shipwrecks, ancient structures, and artefacts hidden beneath the waves, participants will gain a profound appreciation for the rich history that lies beneath our oceans.
By promoting responsible diving techniques, participants will become advocates for the preservation and conservation of underwater cultural heritage.
The Freshwater Biology Training Programme is specifically designed to introduce divers to the captivating world of freshwater life and freshwater sciences. By immersing participants in the study of freshwater ecosystems, the course aims to foster a deeper understanding and appreciation for the diversity and importance of these fragile habitats.
One of the primary objectives of the programme is to increase awareness of the unique and often underappreciated freshwater life. Through engaging educational modules, divers will be introduced to the fascinating array of plants and animals that thrive in freshwater environments. By exploring rivers, lakes, and wetlands, participants will gain a profound appreciation for the vital roles these ecosystems play in supporting biodiversity and providing essential ecosystem services.
Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical experiences, participants will develop a deeper connection with the intricate web of life within freshwater habitats. By gaining a better understanding of the biology of freshwater plants and animals, divers will be able to appreciate the interrelationships and ecological dynamics that sustain these fragile ecosystems.
The CMAS Level I Photographer training program focuses on equipping divers with the knowledge and skills to effectively control and understand the basic settings of their underwater camera and the artificial lights of their strobe. By mastering these fundamental techniques, participants will be able to capture technically correct photographs underwater.
One of the primary objectives of the program is to provide divers with a solid foundation in camera controls and lighting. Participants will learn how to adjust and manipulate settings such as the aperture, shutter speed, ISO, and white balance to achieve optimal exposure and image quality. Additionally, they will gain an understanding of how to properly use artificial lighting, such as strobes, to enhance the underwater subjects and achieve balanced lighting in their photographs.
Through practical exercises and hands-on training, participants will develop the necessary skills to consistently produce technically accurate images.
Furthermore, the CMAS Level I Photographer program aims to enhance the divers' ability to capture the beauty and diversity of the underwater world.
The Conservation Biology Training Programme is a comprehensive course designed to introduce divers to the fascinating world of marine and freshwater life. By immersing participants in the study of diverse underwater ecosystems, the program aims to cultivate a deep understanding and appreciation for the intricate web of life that exists beneath the waves.
One of the primary objectives of the programme is to introduce divers to important underwater animal and plant groups and their biology. Through interactive educational modules, participants will learn about the diverse range of organisms that inhabit marine and freshwater environments. By exploring their unique adaptations, behaviours, and ecological roles, divers will gain a comprehensive understanding of the complex biological networks that sustain these ecosystems.
An integral aspect of the Conservation Biology Training Programme is fostering an awareness of the impact of one's own presence in the ecosystems visited. Divers will learn about the principles of sustainable diving and how to minimise their own ecological footprint.
The CMAS The Marine Biology Training Programme is designed to introduce divers to marine life and marine sciences. By immersing participants in the exploration of marine ecosystems, the programme aims to foster a deep understanding and appreciation of the diverse and fascinating world beneath the waves.
One of the primary objectives of the programme is to raise awareness of marine life. Through engaging educational modules, divers will be introduced to the captivating diversity of animal and plant species that thrive in marine environments. By exploring coral reefs, seafloor, and estuaries, participants will develop a profound appreciation for the crucial roles these ecosystems play in supporting biodiversity and providing essential ecosystem services.
Furthermore, the programme aims to introduce important divisions of the animal and plant kingdoms and their respective biology. Divers will learn about the unique characteristics, behaviours, and ecological roles of these organisms.
The CMAS Underwater Cultural Heritage Discovery Training Programme is specifically designed to introduce divers to the captivating field of underwater archaeology. By immersing participants in the study of submerged historical sites, the programme aims to cultivate a deep understanding and appreciation for the rich cultural heritage hidden beneath the waves.
One of the primary objectives of the programme is to increase awareness for underwater cultural heritage. Divers will be introduced to the historical and archaeological significance of submerged sites, including shipwrecks, ancient ruins, and artefacts.
The programme also places a strong emphasis on promoting the idea of sustainable diving. Divers will learn about the potential impacts of their activities on underwater cultural heritage sites, such as damage caused by contact or disturbances. By adopting responsible diving practices and adhering to established guidelines, participants can contribute to the preservation of these fragile sites and ensure their long-term integrity.
The CMAS Underwater Geology Training Programme is specifically designed to introduce divers to the captivating world of underwater geology. By immersing participants in the study of geological formations beneath the water's surface, the programme aims to cultivate a deep understanding and appreciation for the dynamic processes that shape our planet.
One of the primary objectives of the programme is to provide divers with a sense of vastness and geological history of the Earth 70% covered water bodies. Participants will explore diverse underwater landscapes, ranging from underwater mountains and canyons to coral reefs and coastal formations. Through engaging educational modules, divers will gain a profound appreciation for the immense size and geological diversity of these underwater environments.
Participants will learn about the complex interactions between water, sediment, and geological formations. By understanding these processes, divers will develop a greater appreciation for the dynamic nature of our planet's geology and the significant role that water plays in shaping the Earth's surface.
The CMAS Search & Recovery Training Programme is designed to safely and competently introduce divers to the planning, preparation, and execution of search and recovery techniques. Under close supervision, participants will develop the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively navigate and retrieve objects underwater.
One of the primary objectives of the programme is to generate interest and familiarity among divers with the skills, techniques, and potential challenges associated with the search and recovery diving. Through comprehensive training modules, participants will learn essential techniques such as search patterns, buoyancy control, and object retrieval. By developing these skills, divers will be equipped to handle various scenarios and successfully recover objects from underwater environments.
The programme also serves as a prerequisite for higher-level specialty courses. Upon completing the Search & Recovery Training Programme, divers will have acquired the foundational skills necessary to pursue more advanced training in specialised areas such as underwater archaeology or forensic diving.
The CMAS Drift Diving Training Programme is designed to equip qualified divers with the necessary skills and knowledge to safely and confidently engage in drift diving in moving currents or tides. This comprehensive course focuses on various aspects of drift diving, including dive planning, site assessment, skill development, and safety management.
One of the primary objectives of the programme is to enable divers to effectively plan and prepare for drift dives. Participants will learn how to assess environmental conditions, such as currents and tides, and evaluate the suitability of a dive site for drift diving. By understanding the factors that influence drift diving, divers can make informed decisions regarding their dive plans and ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.
The programme also focuses on developing the necessary skills to handle drift diving. Divers will learn techniques for buoyancy control, navigation, and communication while being carried by the current. They will practise maintaining proper positioning within the group and adapting their swimming techniques to effectively manoeuvre through the water. These skills are crucial for maintaining control and safety during drift dives.
The CMAS WRECK Training Programme is designed to enhance the skills of divers who have completed the CMAS One-Star Diver training programme and wish to further their knowledge and abilities in recreational, non-penetration wreck diving. This comprehensive course aims to provide candidates with a clear understanding of the subject matter, including the physical, physiological, and legal aspects of wreck diving, as well as basic ship architecture and terminology.
One of the primary objectives of the programme is to familiarize divers with the principles and practices of non-penetration wreck diving. Participants will learn about the importance of maintaining safe distances from wreck structures and how to navigate around them without entering confined spaces. By emphasizing non-penetration techniques, the programme ensures divers can explore wrecks while minimizing potential risks associated with entering enclosed or hazardous areas.
The programme also covers various aspects related to wreck diving, including the physical, physiological, and legal considerations. Divers will gain a deeper understanding of the structural characteristics of wrecks, including ship architecture and terminology.