Training Courses at Scuba Venture

Scuba Venture offers a wide range of training opportunities for both beginner and advanced divers.

Open Water Diver Certification, for new divers
$260.00

Minimum of four classroom/pool sessions, two days of open water training dives
Includes includes Digital Training Materials, dive tables, a student registration folder, and certification card.
Home-study, semi-private, and private-study programs are available.
Click here to learn more about becoming a certified scuba diver. .

Open Water Diver Certification Training Schedule

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Start dateDay of the WeekTimesPool Training Location
Oct. 7Sunday8:00-11:30 AMWilson H.S.
Nov. 18Sunday8:00-11:30 AMWilson H.S.
Jan. 13Sunday8:00-11:30 AMWilson H.S.
Feb. 17Sunday8:00-11:30 AMWilson H.S.
Mar. 24Sunday8:00-11:30 AMWilson H.S.
Apr. 28Sunday8:00-11:30 AMWilson H.S.

As you continue to increase your scuba diving knowledge and training, Scuba Schools International (SSI) recognizes your accomplishments with three certification levels.


Advanced Diver Certification CardUpon completion of four specialty courses and 24 dives, you will automatically receive an Advanced Certification card at no additional cost.


Master Diver Certification Card Upon completion of four specialty courses, stress & rescue, and 50 dives, you will automatically receive a Master Diver Certification card at no additional cost.

Stress and Rescue Diver Training Schedule

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DatesTimesWater Training Location
Oct. 13 & 148:30 AM-5:00 PM Classroom 13 - Training Dives 14SV & Dutch Springs
May 11 & 128:30 AM-5:00 PM Classroom 11 - Training Dives 12SV & Dutch Springs
June 22 & 238:30 AM-5:00 PM Classroom 22 - Training Dives 23SV & Dutch Springs

Scuba Skills Update
$50.00


Scuba Skills UpdateIf you haven’t been diving for a while, our Scuba Skills Update will get you tuned up and ready for the water. You get up to two hours in the water and/or classroom training for only $50.00.

Underwater Navigator
$110.00

includes Digital Training Materials and certification card

Underwater Navigator Training Schedule

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DatesTimesWater Training Location
Oct. 20On-Site training & dives 8:00 AMDutch Springs
May 25On-Site training & dives 8:00 AMDutch Springs
June 29On-Site training & dives 8:00 AMDutch Springs

Night & Limited Vis
$110.00

includes digital training materials and certification card

Night & Limited Vis Training Schedule

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DatesTimesWater Training Location
Oct. 11
Classroom & Training Dives 6:00 PM to ?Willow Springs
Nov. 15Classroom & Training Dives 6:00 PM to ?Willow Springs
Apr. 18Classroom & Training Dives 6:00 PM to ?Willow Springs
May 23Classroom & Training Dives 6:00 PM to ?Willow Springs
June 27Classroom & Training Dives 6:00 PM to ?Willow Springs

Nitrox (Enriched Air Diver)
$195.00

Includes Digital Training Materials, Nitrox tank fills, and certification card. Get your Nitrox Certification Online, click here.

Nitrox Training Schedule

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DateLocationWater Training Location
Oct. 4Classroom 6-9TBD
Nov. 17Classroom 6-9TBD
Jan. 24Classroom 6-9TBD
Feb. 26Classroom 6-9TBD
Mar. 27Classroom 6-9TBD

React Right: First Aid & CPR Course, AED & O2
$150.00

Includes digital material, choose 1 day for CPR/AED/O2 and 1 day for First Aid or all in one day. Needed for Stress & Rescue. If you have a group of  six or more, we can arrange a class around your schedule.

First Aid, CPR,AED & O2 Training Schedule

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DatesTimesCertification
Oct. 17Classroom 6-9 PM CPR/AED/O2CPR/AED/O2
Oct. 18Classroom 6-9 PM First AidFirst Aid
Jan. 22Classroom 6-9 PM CPR/AED/O2CPR/AED/O2
Jan. 24Classroom 6-9 PM First AidFirst Aid
Mar. 20Classroom 6-9 PM CPR/AED/O2CPR/AED/O2
Mar. 21Classroom 6-9 PM First AidFirst Aid

Underwater Digital Photography & Videography
$150.00

Includes includes Digital Training Materials, handouts, and certification card. You may use your own underwater digital camera or we have rental cameras available.

Underwater Digital Photography Training Schedule

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DatesTimesPool/Lake Training Location
Oct. 19 & 21Classroom Oct. 19, 6:00 PM-9:00 PM & Oct. 21, Pool 8:00 AMWilson Natatorium
Jan. 25 & 27Classroom Jan. 25, 6:00 PM-9:00 PM & Jan. 27, Pool 8:00 AMWilson Natatorium
Apr. 19 & 21Classroom Apr. 19, 6:00 PM-9:00 PM & Apr. 21, Pool 8:00 AMWilson Natatorium

DAN Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries
$100.00

Includes certification card and DAN oxygen first aid manual. This certification is valid for two years from your completion of this class. For additional DAN training opportunities and instructor courses, click here

DAN Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries Training Schedule

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DatesLocation/Times
Nov. 21Classroom 6:00-8:00 PM
Jan. 30Classroom 6:00-8:00 PM
Mar. 6Classroom 6:00-8:00 PM
May 15Classroom 6:00-8:00 PM

Drysuit
$140.00

Includes Digital Training Materials, rental drysuit & thermal insulation, and certification card

Drysuit Training Schedule

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DatesTimesWater Training Location
Oct. 27Classroom 8:30-11 AM, Training Dives to FollowTBD
Nov. 25Classroom 8:30-11 AM, Training Dives to FollowWillow Springs
Dec. 2Classroom 8:30-11 AM, Training Dives to FollowWillow Springs
Dec. 9Classroom 8:30-11 AM, Training Dives to FollowWillow Springs
Jan. 12Classroom 8:30-11 AM, Training Dives to FollowTBD
Mar. 2Classroom 8:30-11 AM, Training Dives to FollowTBD

Equipment Specialist
$110.00

Includes Digital Training Materials and certification card.

Equipment Specialist Training Schedule

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DatesLocation/Times
Oct. 22Classroom 6:00-9:30 PM at ScubaVenture
Dec. 4Classroom 6:00-9:30 PM at ScubaVenture
Feb 14Classroom 6:00-9:30 PM at ScubaVenture

River Diver
$110.00

Includes student materials & certification card.

River Diver Training Schedule

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DatesLocation/TimesWater Training Location
June 8Classroom 9-11 AM, Training dives as River sight 1-5 PMRiver Sight

Wreck Diver
$140.00

Includes Digital Training Materials and certification card. The water Training Location is either an ocean boat dive or diving at a local scuba park. The cost of an ocean boat dive or admission to a local scuba park is additional.

Wreck Diver Training Schedule

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DatesLocation/TimesWater Training Location
Oct. 20On Site Training & Dives 1:00 PMDutch Springs
May 25On Site Training & Dives 1:00 PMDutch Springs
June 29On Site Training & Dives 1:00 PMDutch Springs

Deep Diver
$140.00

Includes Digital Training Materials and certification card

Deep Diver Training Schedule

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DatesLocation/TimesWater Training Location
Oct. 21On Site & dives 8:00 AMDutch Springs
May 26On Site & dives 8:00 AMDutch Springs
June 30On Site & dives 8:00 AMDutch Springs

Search & Recovery
$125.00

Includes includes Digital Training Materials and certification card (It is a moving experience)

Search & Recovery Training Schedule

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DatesLocation/TimesWater Training Location
April 19 & 20Classroom 6-9 PM Apr. 19, training dives Apr. 20To be decided
July 26 & 27Classroom 6-9 PM July 26, training dives Sept. 27To be decided

Fish & Coral Identification
$135.00

Includes Training Materials & certification card. As part of this course we visit a regional aquarium. The cost of admission to the aquarium is additional.

Fish & Coral Identification

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DatesLocation/TimesAquarium Location & Admission Price
Nov. 27 & 29Classroom 6 PM-9:30 PMAquarium/or Dives TBD
Feb. 19 & 21Classroom 6 PM-9:30 PMAquarium/or Dives TBD
Apr. 23 & 25Classroom 6 PM-9:30 PMAquarium/or Dives TBD

Spearfishing
$110.00

Includes Training Materials, & certification card. The cost of the Ocean Dive is additional.

Spearfishing Training Schedule

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DatesLocation/TimesOcean Dive
June 6Classroom 6 PM - 9:00 PMTo be decided
Aug. 15Classroom 6 PM - 9:00 PMTo be decided

Waves, Tides & Currents
$110.00

Includes Training Materials & certification card.

Waves, Tides & Currents Training Schedule

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DatesLocation
Summer Class/ Call if interestedClassroom
Call to ScheduleClassroom at 6:30 PM, dives Pt. Pleasant, at 9:00 AM

Ice Diver
$225.00

Includes Training Materials, certification card and at least 1 tender and 3 – 4 training dives. You need to be Advanced and Stress & Rescue cetified.

Ice Diver Training Schedule

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DatesLocation/Times
Feb 21, 23, 24, 2019Classroom Feb. 21 6-9M,Training Dives 23 & 24 9 AM to ?

Scuba Rangers Program
$225.00

For children ages 8 to 12. Includes all class materials, a Scuba Ranger’s T-shirt, and snacks. Scuba Rangers is a great way to introduce the world of scuba diving to your children.

Scuba Rangers Program Training Schedule

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Starting DateSeason timesLocation
We will start as soon as we have 4 kids!8:30 AM - 11:30 AM, The first session is at ScubaVentureWilson H.S.

Science of Diving
$260.00

Includes Digital Training Materials, and certification card.

Science of Diving Training Schedule

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DateLocation/Times
Jan. 14, 28, Feb. 11, 25Classroom 6:00 - 9:30 PM

Dive Guide, Divemaster, and/or Dive Control Specialist
$775.00 + some materials

Prerequisite: SSI Stress and Rescue or equivalent
Please contact us for details on this course.

Open Water Instructor Training (Associate Instructor) $1595.00 + Fees – includes all class materials

Prerequisite: SSI Dive Control Specialist
Dates and time are flexible and can be planned around your schedule.

Open Water Instructor Evaluation
$400.00 + Fees – includes all class materials

Prerequisite: SSI Associate Instructor
Dates and time are flexible and can be planned around your schedule.

Additional Training Courses at Scuba Venture

For more information, please contact us.

Additional Training Courses at Scuba Venture

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Training CoursePrice
Recreational Sidemount$225.00 - includes on line course,
classroom, dives
Tech. XR Advanced Wreck$295.00 - includes book
Gas Blender$195.00 - includes workbook
Solo Diver$250.00 - includes book
Scuba Ranger Instructor Training$490.00
Specialty Instructor RatingsPlease call us for pricing
National Safety Council First Aid, CPR and AED Instructor RatingsPlease call us for pricing
DAN Hazardous Marine LifeApr. 11, 2018