PADI, SSI and CMAS are three independent organisations and institutions that provide internationally valid diving certificates. DOLPHIN DIVING CENTRE is the only institution in the region that has all these three major institutions. Training at international standards in accordance with the training curriculum of these major organisations is an inevitable necessity and requirement of this distinguished title.

Diving courses and diver ranks are classified differently in different institutions, but in general the training and standards are the same. Below are the certification rank classifications and training contents of CMAS institution. 

You, our valuable and curious underwater lover, will not only take a scuba diving course, but also become a professional diver underwater, acquire a new hobby, accumulate adventures and memories, and make warm and lasting friendships in our social and family environment.

The aim of this 3-day programme is to provide the diver candidate with the basic theoretical and practical knowledge that a diver should acquire in general by means of surface and underwater training and to make the student an internationally valid CMAS 1 STAR certificate holder by diving up to a maximum of 18 metres, which is the international standard.

The 1 star diver course consists of 3 main parts as theoretical knowledge development, shallow water studies and open water dives. The theory will be supported by online documents and a book that will be given to you for 3 days.

Day 1: The first day is spent with information development and shallow water exercises.The basic principle of diving and safety procedures, equipment selection and preparation, the effects of water on the diver, underwater communication and the main programme of the course are given.After this stage, shallow water exercises are carried out in the company of the instructor.In these training dives, you will learn the basic skills of diving that will keep you safe as well as getting to know the underwater and equipment.

Day 2 and 3: Since the first day of the course includes theory and shallow water skills, you will spend most of your time with the instructor diving to different dive sites. You will make open water dives on the remaining 2 days to a maximum of 18 metres. During these open water dives, you will have the opportunity to experience, develop and improve what you have learned from the first day with your instructor!

After completing the open sea dives, your instructor will approve your dives and then make a written exam. If you are successful in this exam, you will have a 1 star diver certificate. With this certificate, you will be able to dive up to 18 metres anywhere in the world, rent equipment as a professional diver and participate in advanced courses!

With this certificate, our valued guest can attend the advanced CMAS 2 star diver course if they wish! This course includes more adventurous deep dives, cave dives, wreck dives, underwater navigation and various other trainings. The duration of the course is 2 days, 5 dives are performed and dives up to a maximum of 30 metres.

The course content includes daily round-trip transfer, lunch, you can take advantage of the boat facilities in your free time all day, you can enjoy a boat trip on the way to the dive sites.

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