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Adaptive Divers

Diveheart Adaptive Diver Course (AD01)

The Diveheart Adaptive Diver certification course is geared towards children, adults, and veterans with disabilities that want to gain an internationally recognized scuba diving certification. This course will be taken in conjunction with all other training required by the Diveheart Adaptive Scuba Instructor’s professional certification agency. These courses are frequently one-on-one courses with tailored pacing.

An Adaptive Diver Candidate seeking certification is required to take this course and read the Diveheart Adaptive Diver Manual. They must be at least 10 years old, and have a current Recreational Scuba Training Council (RSTC) approved Medical, signed by the candidate’s primary physician, clearing them to scuba dive.

The Diveheart Adaptive Diver eLearning course introduces Adaptive Diving to anyone interested in learning about scuba diving with a disability. There is no exam, and everyone is welcome to take it and learn about adaptive diving and Diveheart!
  • Training Program Overview
  • Training Program Overview
  • Training Program Overview
  • Quiz: Training Program Overview
  • General Standards
  • General Standards
  • Quiz: General Standards
  • Understanding Disabilities
  • Understanding Disabilities
  • Quiz: Understanding Disabilities
  • Needed Scuba Assistance (NSA) Evaluation
  • Needed Scuba Assistance Evaluation
  • Quiz: Needed Scuba Assistance Evaluation
  • Adaptive Dive Team (ADT)
  • Adaptive Dive Team
  • Quiz: Adaptive Dive Team
  • Scuba Skills
  • Scuba Skills
  • Scuba Skills
  • Quiz: Scuba Skills
  • Assembly & Disassembly
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Quiz: Equipment Assembly and Disassembly
  • Donning and Removing Scuba Gear
  • Entries and Exits
  • Quiz: Entries and Exits
  • Proper Weighting
  • Quiz: Proper Weighting
  • Weight Removal
  • Mouthpiece Clearing
  • Quiz: Mouthpiece Clearing
  • Underwater Swimming
  • Underwater Navigation
  • Quiz: Underwater Swimming & Navigation
  • Mask Clearing
  • Quiz: Mask Clearing
  • Regulator Recovery
  • Quiz: Regulator Recovery
  • Problem Management
  • Quiz: Problem Management
  • Key Scuba Skills
  • Buoyancy Control
  • Descents and Ascents
  • Equalization
  • Out of Air Emergencies
  • Quiz: Key Scuba Skills
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Quiz: Adaptive Equipment
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever