The class fee includes: All class materials, pool training, training for Open Water dives & Certification Fees.
You must pay AO directly to get the lower course fee. Do not pay SDI!
All students must pick up (or have emailed) their Online E-Learning student package and register Online at aodive.com and complete the online course and pass the Final Exam BEFORE the first pool class. All students must print their Student Report (not wall certificate) and bring all the printed pages of the Student Report to the first class. Print these pages, they cannot be printed at your pool session.
*You cannot continue class without bringing the Student Report to your first class.
Report to your first class at Aquatic Obsessions and please be on time.
The following equipment is provided by Aquatic Obsessions for your use, during class:
Tanks and Air fills, Regulator w/Octopus, Dive Computer, Gauges, and Buoyancy Compensator Device (BCD).
You must purchase your own Personal Skin Gear. This gear must be of SCUBA QUALITY. If you do not get this gear from Aquatic Obsessions, you must bring it to A.O. one week before your pool session to have it inspected and checked to make sure it is of Scuba Quality and is safe for you to use.
You will need:
Scuba Quality Mask
Flex Type Snorkel
Open-heel Scuba Fins
Soft Lead Weights (12% to 15% of your body weight)
Protective dive gloves
Full Body 3mm scuba wetsuit
Weekend classes, 8am-6pm (bring snacks & drinks to these classes). For all classes and dives, be on time. Late arrivals are not accepted.
Evening classes, 6pm-10:30pm. For all classes and dives, be on time. Late arrivals are not accepted.
All Training Dive trip fees must be paid in full when you pay for the class.
Dive Dates and times can be re-scheduled by A .O. due to bad weather or dive charter conflicts. Cancellations by the customer for training dives fees will receive a 50% refund, only if requested in writing by the student at least 30 days prior to the start date of the training dive trip (only emails to [email protected] constitutes written notice). NO Show for the dive Trip results in forfeiture of all hotel and boat trip fees paid. Cancellation policies are products of the dive charters and hotels, not A.O. We reserve the right to move students to another class if the class does not reach the minimum size by the week of the first class.
Any cancellation or movement to a different pool session less than Fourteen (14) days prior to the scheduled pool session will incur a $75 rescheduling fee. NO Shows or cancellation within 48 hours of the class will result in a $125 fee to re-schedule the student to another pool session. Please keep your class and dive dates free and timely. No show for class results in a $125 fee to reschedule.
Each student must attend his/her scheduled classes and training dives and must pass all SDI training & safety requirements to qualify for certification. All class graduates must also attend the AO Dive Club meeting that follows their training dives to be awarded their SDI International International Open Water Scuba certification care.