SSI Dive Courses

U/W Orientation Course

150.00 

Exploration, Emotion, Experiences

Be the diver that everyone wants to follow because you know where you are and where you are going .
The SSI Orientation course improves your observation techniques and teaches you to use the compass more accurately underwater.
If you like challenges with great rewards, take this course and have fun finding your way.

Who can take this course?
The SSI Underwater Orientation courses are perfect for those Open Water divers or equivalent (SSI, PADI, ACUC, CMAS 1 *, etc.) who want to continue advancing in their training as a diver.
The requirements to access this course are:
– Have the aforementioned qualification
– Logbook
– Be at least 10 years old
– You must fill out a medical form (if this is correct, you do not need a medical certificate, but if there is any contraindication to diving, then Yes, it will be mandatory to provide a medical certificate of aptitude for diving)
– Diving accident insurance in force (in the same way, if you do not have one you can hire one directly in Xaloc, cost: € 40 for annual insurance or a daily insurance at € 6 / day)

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Description

The SSI Underwater Orientation course consists of two parts:

A) Practice: 2 dives in the sea

You will learn the tools of the trade, including navigation using natural landmarks and following compass bearings.

During two dives, you will practice:
– Methods to estimate distances under water.
– Natural navigation and with a compass.
– Reciprocal directions.
– Mixed navigation with compass and natural navigation.

B) Theory

You should read the topics related to the course you are going to take, and complete the evaluations and the final exam of the course.
The system used is online, that is, the SSI digital system – to start immediately. Each person studies at their own pace, through an interactive and easy-to-use program. You have access to the online version of the manual and you can complete the theoretical part of the course in this way.

Good to know

The price: is per person
Method of payment: € 50 at the time of booking by bank transfer or credit card and the rest will be paid in cash on the first day of the course (payment by credit card or transfer will not be accepted)
Participants: minimum 2 people
Available days: every day of the week
Duration: minimum 1 day, but it is customized depending on the availability of the diver.
What should you bring: the diving equipment you may have
Where will the course dives take place?: Within the Illes Medes and Montgrí Natural Park, specifically and for reasons of better protection of the seabed, they will be made on the Costa del Montgrí
Who will train you?: All Xaloc instructors are recreational diving professionals and have extensive pedagogical experience. And some of us are even Trainers, that is, we train Dive Instructors.
Mandatory: You must fill out the Medical Form and / or bring your medical certificate of aptitude for diving + you must have your own diving insurance (if you do not have one, you can contract one with us, € 6 / day)
Additional information: The dates of the dives by phone or by email in advance