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Expand Your Horizon As A Specialty DIVER

Interested in supercharging your dive skills? Then 

a Specialty Diver Certifications will make you want to

giant-stride into your next level of diving.


If you really want to thrive and enjoy diving to its fullest, then gain the experience and a range of new skills customized to suit your interests, and the places you want to dive with a specialty Diver Certification!  


Stop by and let one of our crew members show you 

The Dive Place Difference!

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As a 5 Star SDI Instructor Development Center we offer a vast lineup of continuing education courses that provide experience and training for just about any diving activity you can possibly imagine. 


Specialty Certifications such as Night Diver and Underwater Navigator, just to name a few, keep you current with your skills and diving and they’re a heck of a lot of fun.

What Specialty Certifications Are THERE?

At The Dive Place we train and certify Scuba Divers in the following Specialties.


Click on each one for more details.

  • Computer Nitrox Diver

  • Deep Diver

  • Wreck Diver

  • Night/Limited Visibility Diver

  • Full Face Mask Diver

  • Diver Propulsion Vehicle (DPV) Diver

  • Recreational Rebreather Diver

  • Sidemount Diver

  • Drysuit Diver

  • Advanced Buoyancy

  • Search And Recovery Diver

  • Underwater Navigation Diver

  • Drift Diver

  • Boat Diver

  • Zombie Apocalypse Diver

  • Marine Eco Awareness Diver

  • Underwater Photography Diver

  • Underwater Video Diver

  • Equipment Specialist Diver

  • Adult And Child Emergency Care

  • Child Emergency Care

  • Workplace CPR/AED

  • Oxygen Administering

  • Bloodborne Pathogens


What Will You LEARN?

During your Specialty Diver training you will train and experience an in-depth study into a particular field of diving. 


Through self learning study materials and a combination of classroom and in water training with your Specialty Instructor you will expand your knowledge and experience. 


Specialty courses range in topics. Core courses include Wreck Diver, Enriched Air Nitrox, Deep Diver, Underwater Archaeologist, Underwater Photographer and Night Diver.


The Dive Place also offers Specialty Diver Certifications in both diver and non-diver work place specialties. 

What Equipment Will You NEED?

Along with your basic scuba equipment, depending upon the specialty, you’ll need a vairety of equipment.


Night Diving - a primary light, a backup light as well as a 



Underwater Navigation - slates, a compass and a 

line reel.


Search & Revovery -  a lift-bag, slate and a line reel.


Drift Diver - dive flag and line reel.


Wreck Diver - slates, lights and a line reel.

Rebreather Diver - Intersorb

Drysuit - Your own Drysuit.


Your Specialty Instructor and The Dive Place crew may suggest other equipment and options, such as wearing more exposure protection to stay comfortable after dark in cooler water.



The requirements for the many Specialty Diver courses vary a great deal depending upon which course you decide to choose.


Some of the Specialties Certifications have a minimum age requirement of 10 years old to enroll, while others require you to be 12, 15 or 18 as with Rebreather Diving.


Similarly some of the Specialties require you to be a Open Water Diver while some may require an Advanced Diver Certification is required or a certain number of logged dives as with the Solo Diver Specialty. 


Contact The Dive Place and let one of our crew members help you choose which of the Specialty Diver Certification is right for you and your existing level of training. 

How Do You START?

An Open Water or Advanced Open Water Certification or equivalent is required for most courses. 


Should you be interested in a particular field of Specialty Diving and require further training to qualify to take that course, we can help you achieve the required training prior to the beginning of your Specialty Course.


Specialty Courses are your stepping stones to a whole world of exciting opportunities that awaits you. Perhaps you want to further your training with a Master Diver course or maybe you want to become a dive professional and go all the way to Divemaster or even become a Open Water Scuba Instructor! Whatever your scuba diving needs, 

 The Dive Place can help you realize your dreams!


For more information, contact The Dive Place on

407-517-4737, or drop us a email at


Then grab your bathing suit and get ready to have FUN!

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