Professional Diving Classes

Are you passionate about diving? Are you ready to take the next step in your dive career? Maybe you just want more experience to be a better diver or operate your own diving business. Adventure Outfitters is ablet to offer professional development opportunities for divers who want to enter the professional world.


Do you see yourself motivating and leading others while diving? Would you like to expand your trade knowledge? Do you want to pursue a dive career? Then the Divemaster course is for you. This is the first professional level that allows you to work as a training assistant, supervise certified divers and conduct some training programs independently. Adventure Outfitters offers opportunities to complete this course with SDI (Scuba Diving International), PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors and IANTD (International Association of Nitrox and Technical Divers). In this class, you will learn:

  • Dive leadership skills that will carry you farther into your diving career
  • Complete water skills for demonstration quality
  • Stamina exercises
  • Dive theory
  • Practical training exercises
  • On-the-job apprenticeship


  • Advanced, CPR/AED, O2 Provider and Rescue Course
  • Physical Exam (medical statement signed by physician)
  • At least 40 Dives
  • At least 18 years old


  • Complete Knowledge Development segments in eLearning and pass final exam
  • Create an Emergency Assistance Plan for a designated dive site
  • Complete waterskills exercises
  • Complete dive skills workshop and assessment
  • Complete practical application skills
  • Complete Divemaster-conducted programs workshops on date scheduled
  • Onsite Dive Training Requirements/Practical Assessments
  1. Open Water – confined
  2. Open Water – open water – at least 2 full classes required
  3. Continuing Education Student Divers
  4. Certified Divers in Open Water



Do you love teaching others? Are you interested in teaching SCUBA to others? There are many considerations when choosing a place to receive your instructor rating. Adventure Outfitters is able to offer several opportunities that will set you apart from other dive centers including:

  • Multiple agencies to choose from – PADI, SDI and IANTD
  • Job placement opportunities within the company and resources within the community
  • Veteran program with SDI
  • Boat training and apprenticeship opportunities
  • Free guest lectures for risk assessment and professional development opportunities
  • Access to top-of-the-line equipment and gear
  • Diverse diving experience – teaching snorkeling, all the way to CCR Cave diving
  • Opportunities for more affordable continuing education

Diver Specialties: Learn how to teach specialty programs including:

  • Nitrox Instructor
  • Buoyancy Course Instructor
  • DPV or Underwater Scooter Instructor
  • TDI Cavern Instructor
  • TDI Intro to Tech Instructor
  • TDI Deco Procedures and Advanced Nitrox Instructor
  • Emergency First Response and First Response Training Instructor
  • Many more!

Because we are so diverse in what we do and what we teach, we are also able to offer instructors unique opportunities to teach these courses. Please reach out for more information.