|Scuba "Tune-up" Refresher
||"Tune up" your scuba skills with this one-session refresher! If you haven't dove in the past year,
it's strongly recommended you participate in a refresher before jumping into the open water on your
vacation or during one of our local dives. (Some resort dive operators require it!)
PADI Advanced Scuba Diver
||Apply your scuba skills as you explore new dive sites and activities with your PADI Instructor. Gain more confidence
& capability in the important skills of buoyancy
control, navigation, dive planning, & accident prevention!
|Rescue Scuba Diver
||This is your first step towards diving leadership, and necessary training to be a responsible
diver. This course prepares you to evaluate and cope with hazards, whether they impact you or
others, and is great for increasing confidence
|Enriched Air Nitrox Certification
||This course will teach you how to use Nitrox to improve your dives while balancing the risks and
benefits. You'll also learn valuable methods for planning your dives based on available gas supply,
mix options, no-decompression time, and your personal air consumption.
||Dive locally while staying warm and
Because a drysuit works by trapping air
against your body, training and practice
are required in the special techniques
of buoyancy control and emergency
procedures. This course teaches you
those techniques in controlled
conditions under the supervision of a
qualified Instructor, and qualifies you
to use Huron Scuba's rental drysuits.
||You'll learn search
and recovery dive planning,
organization, procedures, techniques and
potential problems. You'll also cover
limited visibility, search patterns and
safe object recovery using lift devices.
||You'll learn underwater navigation dive
procedures, techniques, planning, organization
and potential problems. You'll also be
introduced to natural navigation, underwater
patterns, distance estimation and further your
compass navigation skills.
||You'll learn night dive planning,
organization, procedures, techniques and
potential problems. You'll also learn how to
control your buoyancy, navigate and communicate
||Learn how to handle the potential hazards of diving around shipwrecks, as well as how to
understand what you're seeing underwater. This course is offered in conjunction with our
wreck diving trips, such as
Lake Huron charters.
||When the lakes freeze over, you can keep on diving! Learn how to safely dive beneath
the ice, enjoying greatly improved visibility and interacting with sluggish fish.
|Huron Scuba's PADI Deep Diver Specialty Course is unique, in that it
provides you with the knowledge and skills to plan and make deep dives while minimizing
risks and avoiding the need for staged decompression. For those interested in technical
training this course is a prerequisite. The topics and practical applications range from
simple review to highly technical exercises.
||This course will help you determine your optimum weighting and fine-tune your trim and buoyancy
underwater. In a controlled pool environment, you'll practice maneuvering through tight spaces
(hula hoops!) and using breath control to make small buoyancy adjustments. You'll improve your
air consumption and most likely drop a few pounds of lead from your belt!
Two open water dives required for
|Reef Fish Identification
||Have you ever tried to describe what you saw during a dive, only to find yourself at a loss for
words? Now, you can learn the names of the most common reef fish in the Caribbean, Florida, and
Bahamas, as well as clues to their behavior and interactions. Learn how to speak "fish" for your
next dive trip!
Certification dives available on all Huron
||Get more out of your tropical dives by learning to see the "big picture" of the ecosystem you're
diving in. Gain an understanding of how the residents of the reef affect each other.
||This introductory workshop will introduce you to the basics of underwater photography, including
the importance of good buoyancy control. You'll have fun trying out
digital underwater video and still
film and digital cameras in the pool, and see your results!
|First Aid & CPR
||These courses are open to anyone who meets the prerequisites (non-divers encouraged to attend!)
and are designed to help the public respond with first aid in the event of a medical emergency,
injury, or dive accident. The emphasis is on improving your readiness and ability, without
focusing on "right" and "wrong" ways to provide first aid.
|Underwater Buddy Communication
||Ever come up from a dive frustrated because you couldn't communicate with your buddy underwater?
Learn underwater signals & methods of making your dives more enjoyable through clear communication.
||Have a terrific time diving off Sarnia and/or Port Huron in this special River Diver
specialty program. At least 3 dives included. Specialty equipment & rentals extra.
Minimum age 15.
DAN Oxygen and Emergency Courses
DAN Oxygen Provider Course:
Learn when and how to provide emergency oxygen first aid in the event of a dive accident. Focus is on dive injury
recognition as well as hands-on practice with actual DAN oxygen kits in realistic scenarios. Prerequisites: none (prior
CPR training is recommended).
DAN First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Course:
Divers can come in contact with critters that can sting, envenomate, bite, poison, or scrape. Learn & practice valuable
first aid skills to lessen pain and minimize the risk of infection and serious injury from injuries from jellyfish,
stingrays, scorpionfish, cone snails, corals, and more. Prerequisites: none (prior CPR and First Aid training is
DAN AED Provider Course:
AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) are showing up in airports, schools, malls, and other public places as the
benefits of these simple machines become more widely known. Learn simple techniques that greatly reduce the risk of
death from cardiac arrest - no matter how confident you are with your CPR skills! Prerequisites: Current CPR training
(within the past 2 years).
||We'll show you the inner workings of regulators & more, plus give you tips on how best to maintain
& troubleshoot your equipment between scheduled servicings. Sixteen class hours of practical knowledge!
||This informational seminar provides more
information about Closed Circuit Rebreathers
(CCRs) as well as the opportunity to take a
"test flight" in a local pool.
Apprentice Tec Diver Course
||This course is designed to give the
nitrox- and rescue-certified Advanced
Open Water Diver an opportunity to improve their
skills, knowledge and equipment configuration to
increase their dive safety and efficiency.
Tec Deep Diver Course
||After successful completion of the DSAT Tec
Deep Diver course you'll be able to conduct
gas-switch extended no-decompression dives,
decompression dives and accelerated
decompression dives using air and enriched air
to a depth of 165 feet. You'll also understand
the hazards and risks involved in technical
diving, as well as how to prepare for and handle
reasonable foreseeable technical diving
Trimix Diver Course
||The DSAT Tec Trimix Diver course is intended
to extend the depth range available to technical
divers trained and qualified to use air,
enriched air and oxygen for technical
decompression dives beyond 50 metres/165 feet in
|Mixed Gas Blender & Oxygen Cleaning
||This course provides the student-diver
with the skills and knowledge needed to
safely handle high pressure gases,
prepare oxygen enriched air and helium
based mixes, and prepare equipment for
up to 100% oxygen service. This class
also includes HAZMAT training for fill
station operation (in addition to the