How to become a Professional Diver- Diving in Egypt – Education

How to become a Professional Diving,
Diving Education in Egypt.

Scuba Diving in Egypt

Preparation is carried out by divers international systems – PADI & CMAS.

Courses PADI:


Course PADI Open Water Diver – the most popular course in the world of scuba diving. Open Water Diver – the first level of certification PADI – this is your ticket to the underwater world of adventure. Courses with includes academic training, practical skills in the limited water (pool) and scuba diving in open water, all under the instructor PADI. Since the foundation of this course – you get the skills you’ll spend so much time to obtain a certificate, for what period you have mastered this course.
Necessary conditions for certification: None
Minimum age: 15 years (10 years Certification – Junior)
Minimum Open Water Training: four dives (optional – swimming and snorkelling)

The purpose of Open Water Diver course is to provide students with basic knowledge and skills they need to safely get to experience the surrounding underwater environment and, ultimately, an independent dive. The initial training phase, open-water based on the development of skills and experience in a progressively increasing depths. All listed skills are designed to be logical, realistic and converted to practical situations diving. Approximately one third of the entry-level training includes help students acquire knowledge and skills needed to start diving safely. This academic training consists of five modules. Since the PADI modular approach is a modern system of learning, the academic portion is designed to be much wider than a series of lectures.

Skills and their sequence in a modular course limited water PADI differs from many traditional training courses scuba divers. Skills and how they follow each other, have been carefully designed to achieve maximum repetition and ensure a high probability of success. Another important principle of training to a limited water or swimming pool – realism. This configuration helps ensure that students are adequately prepared, and reduces stress, which can sometimes occur in more traditional courses.
All classroom and at limited water only serve to prepare the diver to act, how to behave in open water. Phase of training in open water, which consists of 4 dives, the most important part of the course. This is the part in which students apply what learned in class and to a limited water (pool), and that learning to deal with the actual conditions, problems and environmental diver.

After successfully completing this course you will receive a certificate PADI Open Water Diver. It is an international identity card – your ticket to the underwater organization and resorts, the possibility of renting and purchasing scuba equipment, continuing education programs like PADI Advanced Open Water scuba and specialties. This is just the beginning.


What makes your pulse quickened? What ignites your imagination? Course PADI Advanced Open Water will interest anyone.
Necessary conditions of certification: certified Open Water Diver PADI or equivalent
Minimum age: 15 years (12 years Certification – Junior)
Minimum Open Water Training: 5 dives (2-a fundamental and third sample)

Course PADI Advanced Open Water Diver program is included in the Advanced Open Water PADI and provides a beginner’s scuba diving experiences added. Program Advanced Open Water PADI offers students a variety of underwater tasks that help them to further explore the underwater environment, and improve their capabilities as divers. Advanced Open Water program does not make the student a professional scuba diver, but allows him to understand that he can offer more specialized diving. Course PADI Advanced Open Water Diver is designed to be comfortable, enjoyable and practical for students.

Academic training begins with a test “Scuba Tune Up”, required for a preliminary assessment of basic knowledge of diving. The test can be given orally. Upon completion of the test is considered one of his post. This is necessary in order to provide the student with knowledge necessary for safe navigation under water.

To assess the basic skills of diving, it is recommended but not required, that students were assessed skills in “paddling pool.” Predotsenka done when a student has an equivalent certificate of Open Water Diver PADI trained somewhere else. We recommend passage of the training dives number 4 and number 5 to participate in any Advanced Training.

All students passing Course PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, conducted two major dive. Basic dipping acquaint students with the basic rules of serious diving and include:

1. Underwater orientation (a combination of movement with a compass and a compass)

2. Deep dive (for “UNIOR” limited depth 21 meters.)

Three of the five dives are considered as random. They may be offered or instructor selects students from the following list:

· Night dive (recommended)

· High altitude dive

· Dive boat

· Dive with the study of underwater flora and fauna

· Immersion in a dry diving suit

· Multilevel dive

· Dive with the search and the rise of

· Immersion in the drift

· Dive wreck

· Underwater photography

· Dive with a perfect performance buoyancy

· Underwater videography

Prior to execution core or elective dives performed a theoretical test on each dive.

It does not matter, only that you have received certification or have hundreds of logged dives, PADI Advanced Open Water program gives you the confidence, skills and experience to make your dives more enjoyable.

Progress in the PADI System Together with the other courses, each of your PADI Advanced Open Water immersion may be taken in other specialized courses PADI (at the discretion of your instructor). When you have completed the program of PADI Advanced, you will have the first dive for each of the five special underwater courses. With five certified in specialties and PADI Rescue Diver course you have the opportunity to earn a rating of PADI Master Scuba Diver – the most prestigious, available in ratings with PADI and who is not a course.

Emergency First Response

(First Aid)

Course EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONSE (EFR) – a basic training course with assistance. CPR – cardiopulmonary resuscitation and other skills of health care are collected in a single eight-hour course.
Necessary conditions for certification: None
Minimum age: none
Minimal training in open water: none


Course PADI Rescue Diver – a serious and useful item for the prevention and management of emergency situations. Before that there was no relevance to your training and preparation of your partner; Rescue Diver course will teach you to make your diving safer and more pleasant for others.

You have passed the initial and “advanced” levels of training, have a lot of registered diving. During the PADI Rescue Diver course you will learn how to anticipate, prevent and control the extreme situation when diving. You some practice in applying your knowledge and skills to help a tired swimmer to control possible unexpected behavior, then it is unlikely that there could be problems that you can not cope.

Emergency First Response course teaches first aid and CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), and is a prerequisite for learning on the course Rescue Diver. You are learning activities during the accident so that you can apply the skills of first aid and CPR is in diving. When you have completed PADI Rescue Diver course you will be able, qualified first aid regardless of the location of an accident (in water and on land).


Rating “Divemaster” does not denote a particular specialty diver, as opposed to, for example, ratings of “Rescue Diver”, “Night Diver,” “cave diver”, etc. And you can not use a specific feature for this rating, since this rating is very versatile. But one line call is still possible. This feature – the responsibility. Responsibility for the people responsible for planning, responsible for orientation and responsibility for security. In other words, a rating of “Divemaster” – the first and most important step towards an informed within the scope of professionalism.


Historically, in the process of preparing divemaster focused on his skills to save lives. However, in accordance with the standards of PADI rescue skills are prerequisite, but because Divemaster candidate must already possess them. In other words, in order to be able to exercise program divemaster, a candidate must:
be a certified diver – a lifeguard
have at least 20 logged dives
must be at least 18 years.

Other prerequisites are not so obvious and easily definable. In particular, the candidate must have the psychological maturity and emotional stability. There should also be some physical stamina and ability to swim at a level significantly higher than the average diver.

Review training program

Training course is aimed at achieving the following goals:

1. To teach the candidate to organize, conduct and carry out supervision of all types of diving, based both on shore and by boat.

2. To teach the candidate to effectively act as a certified assistant instructor PADI.

3. To develop the theoretical background of the candidate in the field of diving to a level corresponding instructor.

4. Focus on the candidate prepare for the fact that in the future to become an instructor PADI.

Comments are closed.