Leader of the Pack
Make your sense of direction legendary with the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course.
Finding your way is not a matter of luck! When everyone’s buzzing about a reef or checking out a shipwreck, they’re having a great time – until it’s time to go. Then they turn to you, because as a PADI Underwater Navigator, you know the way back to the boat.
What You’ll Learn
Navigation using natural clues and by following compass headings. Using the tools of the trade you’ll practice:
- Methods to estimate distance underwater.
- Compass navigation while making at least five turns.
- Marking or relocating a submerged object or position from the surface.
- Underwater map making.
You may be able to Get College CreditThe British Columbia Ministry of Education (External Credentials Program for Industrial and Occupational Courses) has approved these courses for school credit: PADI Open Water Diver course (2 credits), PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course (4 credits) and PADI Rescue Diver (4 credits). Grade 10, 11 and 12 students simply present their PADI certification cards to the school administration to apply for credit. for the Drysuit Diver course.
Get Credit! The first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver
Scuba diving is a way to explore the underwater world in new and different ways.
PADI Specialty Diver courses teach you new techniques and give you the tools to
enhance your exploration. You can take courses close to home or while on a scuba
vacation. course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification.
How To Start Today
You must be at least 10 years old and certified as a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or higher to enroll in the Underwater Navigator course.