Courses and Descriptions

Ocala Dive offers a variety of recreational scuba instruction from Basic Scuba Diver to Instructor. Ocala Dive also offers more advanced courses in technical diving and leadership training including mixed gas diving, cave diving, dive master and instructor certifications. We are affiliated with a number of training agencies including: NAUI, TDI, SDI, ERDI and PADI. Please come in and ask for detailed information for the level of instruction that fits your needs and schedule.

The popular certifications offered on a regular basis are listed below. Pricing on our courses is a combined amount for course tuition, academic materials,  personal equipment and site fees.  We teach many other open water specialty certifications, leadership levels and technical training.  Please call us for all your training needs.

  • $0NAUI or SDI basic scuba certification - $249 plus academic materials, personal gear and site fees

    Regular monthly schedule, Saturday and Sunday for two weekends. Prior online academic work is required. Scuba equipment is provided subject to sizing. This course is usually taught by Bill Foote or Taylor Schott and can fill up months in advance during the summer season. Usually 4 to 6 students. Limited to 8 students.

  • $0Private PADI Basic Scuba - Price based on the number of students

    The private PADI basic scuba course cost is determined by the number of students and is made up of tuition, academic materials, personal gear and site fees. The private tuition ranges form $250
    to $399. The PADI private basic scuba course is taught by Kitti Moo Young. The schedule is determined by you and the instructor.

  • $0PADI basic scuba certification ages 10 and 11. Cost determined by the instructor.

    The PADI basic scuba course for this age group has limitations for depth and the number of students. This course is taught on a private basis by Kitti Moo Young. Students and Parents must be approved in person by the instructor for sizing and maturity. Parents should be certified divers but may be allowed to take the course with their child. Costs are determined by the instructor and are similar to the private PADI course described above.

  • $0NAUI or SDI advance scuba certification.

    Scheduled over 1 weekend with ocean diving in Jupiter or West Palm.  Prior online academic work required. Some diving is done locally. The tuition is $199 plus academic materials and site fees. No scuba equipment is provided for this course. SDI has an Advanced Adventure course with fewer diving requirements. This course is taught by Bill Foote, Taylor Schott and Kitti Moo Young. Check with us for more details.

  • $0NAUI or SDI Nitrox

    This is the course that allows you to dive with nitrox mixtures up to 40% and requires the use of a dive computer that is suitable for nitrox use. This course can be combined with the basic scuba course if desired and is one of the most popular courses offered. The stand alone cost for this course is $99 plus academic materials and site fees.  This course may be less if combined with other training and/or dive trips.

  • $0NAUI or TDI Cavern Certification

    Scheduled with one evening class and 1 to 2 days diving. Private tuition scheduling available starting at $500. The tuition with 2 to 4 students is $250 each. Academic materials are $139. This course is taught by Bill Foote. Limited to 4 students.

  • $0NAUI Rescue

    This course is taught on a semi private or private basis with a limit of 1 to 4 students. Tuition ranges from $250 to $500 based on the number of students. Academic materials are $149. Prerequisites include CPR, First Aid, and O2 Administration. O2 Administration can be combined with this course. Scheduling includes 1 day pool followed by 1 or 2 days of diving.
    This course is taught by Bill Foote, Taylor Schott and Kitti Moo Young.

  • $0NAUI Cave I

    This course is taught on a private or semi private basis. Two students are preferred. Equipment requirements must be prearranged with the instructor along with prior diving experience. Bill Foote is the instructor for this course. Suggested prerequisites include advanced, nitrox and cavern. Call for details

Prices listed are for the course tuition. Student registration, instructional materials. Site and equipment fees are not included.