Beginner, Intermediate and Specialty Scuba Classes

Horizon Divers – Key Largo, FL

Horizon Divers has a wide variety of dive courses available. From first-time divers to experienced scuba experts, our Key Largo, Florida, diving school has training for divers of all skill levels. With more than 100 dive sites and variety of classes, our certified instructors have more than a decade of experience leading dives in the waters near Key Largo.

Featuring PADI, SDI, TDI, and IANTD certified instructors, Horizon Divers has state-of-the-art equipment and a desire to share a love of diving with everyone. We also offer a variety of specialty dives, including lionfish and blue star diver courses.

We utilize all the latest training innovations, including online E-Learning and the tried and true methods learned over years of diving instruction. Scuba Pro, Hollis, MARES and Zeagle are the brands of choice in our training programs because of their reliability and simplicity of operation.

We teach you to be a knowledgeable and safe diver, as well as how to get the most enjoyment from your dive. We designed training classes specifically to provide you with accurate and useful information for your dives. The Key Largo area is ideal for dive training because of its infinite variety of coral formations, wrecks, and wildlife. We offer informative and enjoyable dives at all depths to introduce diving and improve diving ability.

Horizon Divers uses the most up-to-date equipment during their courses. Scuba Pro, Hollis, MARES and Zeagle are the brands of choice in our training programs because of its reliability and simplicity of operation. Our wonderful staff of PADI, SDI, TDI and IANTD instructors share a common love of diving and a special gratification in sharing that experience with others.

Contact Horizon Divers for more information about our dive courses today!

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Scuba Diving Courses


Beginner Dive Courses

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PADI Discover Scuba Diving

Horizon Divers – Dive Courses
Course Description

If you want to try scuba, but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, or are only in Key Largo for a day or two, Discover Scuba Diving at Horizon Divers is perfect for you. Horizon Divers offers this one day program as an opportunity to get the experience of diving without the time and attention required to get fully Open Water Certified.

Class and Dive Schedule
Full Day 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Break for Lunch 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

The day starts at the dive shop for paperwork, classroom, and gear. Students then leave the shop to meet their instructor at the pool for a couple of hours underwater. After their pool session they are comfortable underwater and ready for the afternoon’s two coral reef dives.

After a lunch break, Meet your instructor at our dock for two afternoon reef dives with your instructor. Returning to the dock around 5pm.

Pricing and Reservations

PADI DSD Course

• $199 per Person

Dive Equipment

All basic equipment is provided

Basic Scuba Kit
• Mask, Fins, Snorkel, BCD, Regulator, Dive Computer, Wetsuit

Prerequisites

• At least 10 years of age
• Average swimming ability
• Medical Statement

PADI Scuba Diver

Horizon Divers – Dive Courses
Course Description

If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, but you’ve got limited days to dive. The Scuba Diver Course is perfect for divers who only have a day or two for training, but don’t want to miss out on becoming a certified diver. Scuba Divers can dive in all the same places as Open Water Divers, they just have to be guided by a dive instructor. Divers can upgrade to the Open Water Diver certification at any time.

Schedule for Classroom or E-Learning Options

Scuba Diver with Classroom

Class and Dive Schedule

Day 1 Academics/Paperwork
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Day 2 AM Pool Session 1
8:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Day 2 PM Dives 1 and 2
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Scuba Diver with E-Learning

Class and Dive Schedule

Day 1 AM Pool Session
8:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Day 1 PM Dives 1 and 2
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Pricing and Reservations

Scuba Diver Course

• $295 per Person

Dive Equipment

All basic equipment is provided

Basic Scuba Kit
• Mask, Fins, Snorkel, BCD, Regulator, Dive Computer, Wetsuit

Prerequisites

• At least 10 years of age
• Average swimming ability
• Medical Statement

PADI Open Water Diver

Horizon Divers – Dive Courses
Course Description

If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. The Full Open Water Course takes you step by step through everything you’ll need to know, and do to safely enjoy the awesomeness under the sea! Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course. Horizon Divers will make sure your first foray into becoming a certified Open Water Diver is amazing, and unforgettable.

Schedule for Classroom or E-Learning Options

Open Water Diver with Classroom

Class and Dive Schedule

Day 1 Academics/Paperwork
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Day 2 AM Pool Session 1
8:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Day 2 PM Dives 1 and 2
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Day 3 AM Pool Session 2
8:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Day 3 PM Dives 3 and 4
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Open Water Diver with E-Learning

Class and Dive Schedule

Day 1 AM Pool Session 1
8:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Day 1 PM Dives 1 and 2
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Day 2 AM Pool Session 2
8:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Day 2 PM Dives 3 and 4
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Pricing and Reservations

Open Water Diver Course

• $495 per Person

Dive Equipment

All basic equipment is provided

Basic Scuba Kit
• Mask, Fins, Snorkel, BCD, Regulator, Dive Computer, Wetsuit

Prerequisites

• At least 10 years of age
• Average swimming ability
• Medical Statement

PADI Open Water Diver Referral

Horizon Divers – Dive Courses
Course Description

If you started your training at your local dive shop, but wanted the warm blue waters of the Florida Keys over the beautiful green water of your local dive spot then the Open Water Referral Course is the perfect option to start your diving adventure. So many new divers start right here by walking into their local dive center, completing the academics and pool training at home before coming to Key Largo to complete their four required Open Water dives.

Schedule for Classroom or E-Learning Options

Open Water Diver Referral

Class and Dive Schedule

Day 1 AM Pool Session 1
8:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Day 1 PM Dives 1 and 2
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Day 2 AM Pool Session 2
8:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Day 2 PM Dives 3 and 4
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Pricing and Reservations

Open Water Diver Referral Course

• $295 per Person

Dive Equipment

All basic equipment is provided

Basic Scuba Kit
• Mask, Fins, Snorkel, BCD, Regulator, Dive Computer, Wetsuit

Prerequisites

• At least 10 years of age
• Average swimming ability
• Medical Statement


Intermediate Dive Courses

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Refresher / Reactivate Course

Horizon Divers – Dive Courses
Course Description

If it has been at least three years since you have been diving or if you do not feel confident or comfortable with your skills or equipment, this program is for you. Do your Scuba Review with us in the sunny Key Largo at the start of your diving vacation!! Our refresher includes a pool session AND an Open Water Dive at one of our beautiful shallow dive sites to get you comfortable and ready to do more dives with us!

Course Outline

Part One

First, complete ReActivate Touch or ReActivate Online: Scuba Tune-Up

The program begins with following the link where you register with PADI for the online course. There is a fee from PADI for the course paid directly to them of $65 (USD).

Part Two

Second, book online, call or email Horizon Divers to schedule your full day Pool/Open Water Dive session.

When you arrive at Horizon Divers you will meet one of our friendly instructors to review your course paperwork and take a short quiz.

In the water, your PADI Professional will help you regain comfort and confidence in scuba diving. You’ll practice a few safety-related skills and then go over anything you specifically want to review. After the pool session you will go on an Open Water dive on one of our beautiful shallow dive sites with a PADI Professional!

Class Schedule

Starts at 8:00 AM in the shop for the class and pool sessions then you will meet your instructor at 1:00 PM at the boat for a 2-tank dive trip.

Pricing and Reservations

Refresher / Reactivate Course

Course Cost $199 per Person
PADI eLearning Fee $65 per Person
Dive Equipment

All basic equipment is provided

Basic Scuba Kit
• Mask, Fins, Snorkel, BCD, Regulator, Dive Computer, Wetsuit

Prerequisites

• Previously Certified Diver
• At least 10 years of age
• Complete Medical Questionnaire
• Basic Swimming Ability
• Good physical health.
• Children under the age of 18 must participate with a parent or guardian.

PADI eLearning Fee for Re-Activate if you so choose is $65 per person extra.

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

Horizon Divers – Dive Courses
Course Description

The adventure continues with the AOW, Advanced Open Water Diver Course. The first steps beyond the Open Water Diver course, the AOW teaches divers to build on their current skill base and expand into new areas of diving with deeper dives, wrecks dives, Nitrox, better Underwater Navigation, side-mount, search & recovery, better buoyancy control, and many more. Over the two-day course divers gain valuable IN-WATER experience.

Schedule for Classroom or E-Learning Options

Advanced Open Water Diver

Class and Dive Schedule

Day 1 AM Classroom
8:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Day 1 PM Dives 1, 2 and 3
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Day 2 AM Dives 4 and 5
8:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Pricing and Reservations

Advanced Open Water Diver Course

Course with Books $295 per Person
Course with eLearning $495 per Person
Dive Equipment

All basic equipment is provided

Basic Scuba Kit
• Mask, Fins, Snorkel, BCD, Regulator, Dive Computer, Wetsuit

Other Required Equipment
• Specialty equipment for certain Adventure Dives, ie. Camera, Side-mount equipment, DPV, Nitrox

Prerequisites

• At least 12 years of age
• Minimum Certification: Open Water Diver
• Medical Statement

PADI Rescue Diver

Horizon Divers – Dive Courses
Course Description

During the Rescue Diver course students begin to focus outside of their immediate area, and onto other divers. Being aware of, and managing stress while enjoying the underwater world are key skills in this class. Emergency and risk management, rescue skills, accident prevention, and being prepared are all pillars of the Rescue Diver.

Schedule for Classroom or E-Learning Options

Rescue Diver with Classroom

Class and Dive Schedule

Day 1 Academics/Paperwork
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Day 2 Confined Water Training
8:00 AM – 4:40 PM
Day 3 AM Dives 1 and 2
8:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Rescue Diver with E-Learning

Class and Dive Schedule

Day 1 AM Classroom
8:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Day 1 PM Confined Water Skills
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Day 2 AM Dives 1 and 2
8:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Pricing and Reservations

PADI Rescue Diver Course

• $475 per Person

Dive Equipment

All basic equipment is provided

Basic Scuba Kit
• Mask, Fins, Snorkel, BCD, Regulator, Dive Computer, Wetsuit
• Rescue Equipment & Oxygen Kit

Additional required equipment
• Surface Marker Buoy, Pocket Mask

Prerequisites

• At least 12 years of age
• Minimum Certification: Advanced Open Water Diver
• Medical Statement

Emergency First Responder Course

Horizon Divers
Course Description

This is a one day classroom only course consisting of two parts: Primary Care and Secondary Care.

Part One

EFR Primary Care (CPR) teaches you how to respond to life-threatening emergencies. The course focuses on primary care through a combination of knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice to make sure you have confidence in your ability to provide care when emergency situations arise.

Part Two

EFR Secondary Care (First Aid) covers injuries or illness that are not immediately life threatening. The course will also involve knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice. Optional skills which can be added to your program are Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training and Emergency Oxygen Use Orientation.

*Side Note for EFR Course – This course is for both divers & non-divers. First Aid/CPR Training is required before certification as a Rescue Diver.

Pricing and Reservations

Emergency First Responder Course

• $200 per Person

Equipment

Equipment will be provided for the course.

Prerequisites

Anyone with an interest is welcome.


Specialty and Pro Dive Courses

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Specialty Courses

Horizon Divers – Dive Courses

Prices are per Participant

Specialty Description Duration Pricing
Enriched Air (Nitrox Diver) Classroom and Theory Only Half day $199
Enriched Air (Nitrox Diver) eLearning Only Half day $65
Deep Diver Includes 4 Dives 1.5 days $299
U/W Navigator Includes 4 Dives 1.5 days $299
Wreck Diver Includes 4 Dives 1.5 days $299
Search & Recovery Includes 4 Dives 1.5 days $299
Peak Performance Buoyancy Includes 2 Dives 1 day $199
Underwater Naturalist Includes 2 Dives 1 day $199
Diver Propulsion Vehicle Specialty Includes 2 Dives
Course Topics Include

• Maintaining your DPV
• How to plan dives
• Procedures for staying with your buddy
• DPV-handling skills such as safe descents/ascents
• Potential problems and solutions

DPV is Included with the class!

1 day $299
Boat Diver Includes 2 Dives 1 day $199
AWARE Fish ID Includes 2 Dives 1 day $199
Digital U/W Photography Includes 2 Dives
Does Not Include the Digital Camera!
1 day $350
Multi-Level Diver Includes 2 Dives 1 day $199
Night Diver Includes 3 Dives 2 nights $299
Solo / Self Reliant Diver Includes 2 Dives 1 day $299
U/W Videographer Includes 2 Dives
Does Not Include the Video Camera!
1 day $299
Full Face Mask Diver Includes 2 Dives
Includes the use of a Full Face Mask if needed!
1 day $299
Equipment Specialist Classroom & Theory Only 1 day $199

Divemaster Course

Horizon Divers – Dive Courses

Course Info Below Coming Soon!

Dive Instructor Training

Horizon Divers – Key Largo, FL

Florida IDC Center in Key Largo
PADI Instructor Development Center
TDI Instructor Training
at Horizon Divers

Dive Instructor Training

In addition to great scuba dives, classes, and training, Horizon Divers can train you to be a scuba instructor, too! Horizon Divers offers scuba dive instructor training for PADI and TDI certification out of its Key Largo, Florida, facility. At the Florida Instructor Development Center, we offer TDI and PADI instructor training courses and certification to anyone looking for official diving training.

We offer personalized attention from our knowledgeable instructors to help you through the certification process. With years of industry experience, our PADI instructor development course is a great way to learn scuba diving from a world-class facility and development program.

For more information about PADI and TDI certification and other scuba diver instructor training courses from Horizon Divers, contact us today!

Why would you choose anywhere else in the world other than Horizon Divers in Key Largo, Florida to do your PADI Instructor Program?

Horizon Divers is a world-class Instructor Development Center, and our programs are a step above any other. Contact us now to take that first step in following your dream!