Scuba Diving courses in Gozo
Scuba Diving courses in Gozo. Some vacation resorts offer resort diving courses lasting a day or two which offer beginners some very basic training in order to try out scuba diving. These are not certification programs. Full dive certification programs involve classroom work, exams, practical skills sessions at a pool and usually about four open water dives. The duration of the classroom work and pool sessions vary from a very intensive weekend (with advance reading) to once a week over several weeks. The open water dives will usually take two more days. Scuba Diving courses in Gozo, Wreck of the Odile Malta, Hire of scuba gear in Malta and Gozo we can help with advice, and the necessary equipment and service to make sure your Malta diving holiday will be a great experience!
The first two steps in getting certified in scuba diving is to make sure that you are a reasonably proficient swimmer and you get medical clearance from your doctor to take up the sport. As for the swimming, you don't have to master every type of stroke. Scuba certification only requires that you are able to swim about 200 yards using any stroke you want and to be able to float or tread on water for about 10 minutes. Scuba Diving courses in Gozo If you are in good general health and are comfortable in the water, then you should be able to scuba dive without any problems.
Some Malta diving centres offer basic certification programs that last several days to a week. Although the intensive weekend programs are quite feasible, many feel that basic scuba diving courses spread out over a few weeks will help beginners learn the skills better. Scuba diving does involve new skills and to learn them all during one full weekend may be too much for some people.
The Maltese Islands are an archipelago of six islands of which, Malta, Gozo and Comino are inhabited. They are situated in the centre of the Mediterranean, 58 miles from Sicily and 180 miles from Libya, and conditions are ideal for diving all year round. In our site you will find information about Scuba Diving courses in Gozo, Beginners diving courses in Malta, PADI diving courses in the Mediterranean, Boat Diving and more.
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