You can already obtain in the Valencian Community (Valencia or Benidorm), in much less time than you imagine, the mandatory qualification to be able to work in a Diving Center.
If you are already a Divemaster or Dive Instructor and do not have the necessary qualification, with a certification of your experience as a diver you will be able to obtain it in half the time.
And if you are not and you want to be, this is your chance to train in the best diving centers in the Valencian Community .
INITIAL LEVEL TD1
Diving Stones, Revolution Dive Benidorm, is the first dive center in the Valencian Community that organizes Diving Sports Technician courses in collaboration with the Mas Camarena Sports Center (Valencia) and the International School Lope de Vega (Benidorm).
Our facilities have become the first centers of Sports Education authorized by the Ministry of Education, Research, Culture and Sports . We offer you the opportunity you were looking for to develop a profession of the future and to be able to work in what you had always wanted, THE DIVING.
You will have the opportunity to train and work in the best diving centers of the Valencian Community as group guide , perform diving baptisms and assist the instructors during the PADI diving courses .
At the end of the training, you will obtain your MEDICAL DEGREE Initial Sports Technician certification , a degree that will open a wide range of job opportunities for your life (access to job board at the end of the course).
It includes 150 hours of practice in our Dive Dive Centers Dive where you can reinforce the knowledge learned during training and that are necessary for the practice of this profession full of fun experiences. In addition, we have the support of the Diving and Nautical Business Associations of the Valencian Community.
1 .- Be in possession of the Graduate Certificate in Compulsory Secondary Education (ESO), Baccalaureate or equivalent to academic effects or have passed the entrance exam to the University for over 25 years.
People who do not meet this requirement have to pass a general test (maturity test) organized by the Department of Education of the Generalitat Valenciana (usually convened between the months of February and April of each year).
2 .- Accredit having the title of first class diver in accordance with Decree 2055/1969 of September 25 or a certificate declared equivalent for any of the autonomous communities that has transferred the competence in the issuance of sports diving titles.
Equivalence of non-federative and federative diving degrees with the title of first class diver:
PROFESSIONAL (Middle Depth Diver) NAUI (Master Scuba Diver)
3 .- Pass a specific sport diving access test.
The passing of the specific sport diving access test accredits the professional competence of mastering the techniques to do dives using a scuba diving system or a semi-autonomous system, breathing air or Nitrox up to a maximum pressure of 5 atmospheres. The objective of this test is to be able to accompany a sports diver during the dive and intervene in the rescue in the event of an incident that endangers his life.
Exemption for the test of specific access to high level athletes (RD 971/2007), high performance athletes and 3-star FEDAS / CMAS diver (B3E).
In this last case, they will have to provide a 3-star federation certificate issued by the Federation of Underwater Activities so that the student can be declared exempt and have direct access to the official titles of Sports Diving Technician.
Total Cost of the Course … € 968.00 (includes reservation of place, theory, practices and certificate at the end of the course).
For the reservation of a place, you have to pay € 200 in advance and the rest in 4 months without extra charge.
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FINAL LEVEL TD2
This course aims to finalize the official training in Sports Diving Technician. Along with the qualification obtained previously as an Initial Level Sports Technician, you will be able to perform the diving profession with the quality and safety required.
Since 2016, it is compulsory to hold the title of Sports Technician 1 to be able to work as a diving guide in the Valencian Community.
At least 12 hours of practice in swimming pool or confined waters in Valencia or Benidorm are included, depending on where the course has been chosen.
Includes bottle and a minimum instructor for every 8 students.
2.- Sea / open water practices:
At least 60 hours of sea practices (open water) with boat dives on the Island of Benidorm are included.
Includes bottles and a minimum instructor for every 8 students.
3.- If you are already an instructor or diving guide and have experience:
The Technical Direction of the Course will evaluate your diving experience and qualification to propose the validation of the practices in the pool or in the sea, if you wish.
4.- At the end of the course, we offer you the title of PADI Divemaster or Instructor FEDAS 1 *
Depending on the collaborating center that you choose to train, you will have the possibility of obtaining the PADI or FEDAS degree at a very low cost for you. During the course, you will be assisted in your training by a Course Director and Master Instructor of PADI who will prepare you for the IE Exam.
The course consists of a common block and a specific block of diving that will train you as a diving professional and finally obtain the academic degree of Official Medium Degree.