What's your current level of dive certification, and have you considered getting further training (if possible)?

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asked Jun 3, 2017 in Scuba Diving by Lietzke00 (713 points)

9 Answers

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answered Jun 3, 2017 by NinjaShark (3,775 points)
Advanced Open Water - eventually i'd like to take stress and rescue but i don't know if i'd want to become an instructor, too busy... though being a dive master would be cool...
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answered Jun 4, 2017 by Pablo (1,108 points)
Master instructor with PADI 27 years, master instructor with SSI 23 years..
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answered Jun 5, 2017 by George1224 (5,147 points)
Divemaster with plans to advance to Instructor. I enjoy the teaching I do , helping instructors. I am planning for my retirement.
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answered Jun 19, 2017 by alwaysdiving (780 points)
Rescue Diver, Nitrox, AAUS Science Diver

I personally do not want a DM or instructor level certification because I'm concerned it would add liability in larger groups or on dive tours. I prefer to operate with my trusted buddy and not add in unknown divers if I can help it.
commented Jun 19, 2017 by George1224 (5,147 points)
I show my OW card on dives I pay for, nobody has to know you're a DM. lol
commented Jun 19, 2017 by alwaysdiving (780 points)
good point! :)
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answered Jun 19, 2017 by Kenkatz (398 points)
I am currently a Padi Rescue Diver. I also have several DAN emergency first aid certifications including Dive Emergency Specialist, Dive Emergency Management Provider, First Aid for Hazardous Marine Injuries.

My intent is to be prepared to use my training but prefer to leave professional work to professional divers.

I'm a very observant guy and I sometimes will notice things that could be improved upon. I cost up to the dive master and whisper in his or her ear.

I will help any buddy. Quickly get up to speed to make a pleasant safe dive.
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answered Jun 5, 2017 by hurfish (3,024 points)
AOW and thought of doing the Rescue Diver and Nitrox.
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answered Jun 20, 2017 by scubagirlie (613 points)
AOW and Nitrox. My husband and I keep saying that we are going to get our Rescue Diver certification. I hope we never need it, but would like to have it. I don't have much desire to go much further than that.
commented Jun 26, 2017 by George1224 (5,147 points)
Rescue is a very rewarding class, I think it was the most enjoyable class I have taken. Can be physically taxing tho. I had great instructors.....
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answered Jul 2, 2017 by Jillian Myers (708 points)
Advanced open water. I would like to try nitrox.
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answered Jul 30, 2018 by Scubachuck (1,093 points)
AOW and rescue.
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