Specialty Certifications

Discover the ways you can enjoy diving, develop more skills, and grow as a diver. Specialties are categorized for your convenience.

Diving Mode Specialties prepare you for different types of diving.

Power Skill Specialties help you develop skills that you can use in almost any type of diving.

Marine Life Specialties acquaint you with marine life. When you know what’s going on around you, the underwater world suddenly springs to life!

Diving Mode | ALTITUDE DIVER

Be prepared to dive safely at altitude.

Diving Mode | NIGHT DIVER

Remember the first time you saw fireflies? That was nothing!

Diving Mode | WRECK DIVER

... or, as it is sometimes known, Learn to Dive Safely while Mesmerized.

Power Skill | BOAT DIVER

Go diving anywhere! Learn the ropes!

Power Skill | DEEP DIVER

Lot's of dramatic seascapes and well-preserved wrecks to see at depth!

Power Skill | DRY SUIT DIVER

Don't let the cold stop you. Dive like an astronaut!

Power Skill | EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST

Get to better know and care for your gear.

Power Skill | PEAK PERFORMANCE BUOYANCY DIVER

Good buoyancy skills defines a skilled diver. Learn to hover as if by thought!

Power Skill | SEARCH & RECOVERY DIVER

Be the hero next time somebody drops something of value overboard!

Power Skill | UNDERWATER NAVIGATOR

There's something to be said about knowing where you are (this is an important one).

Marine Life | UNDERWATER NATURALIST

Just swimming around? That's what you might think. Come see what they're up to!

Marine Life | PROJECT AWARE

Come work for a day when the ocean no longer needs our help.

Marine Life | FISH IDENTIFICATION

Come meet the characters you share your dives with!

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