Scuba Skills Update

Refresh your Diving Knowledge

This program is for students who do not have the time to complete the Open Water Diver program, and provides you with the training and experience required to dive in open water environments under the supervision of a dive professional. You will earn the SSI Scuba Diver certification, which can be upgraded to the SSI Open Water Diver certification with additional training.

Course Costs:


Course Details:


  • 1 evening lectures
  • 1 pool sessions
  • Complete gear hire for the duration of the course
  • SSI certificate of qualification
  • SSI course material

Course Pre-requisites:

  • Participants must be able to swim
  • Minimum Age: 12
  • Maximum Age: No limit provided the participant is healthy with no prior medical conditions.
  • Prior Medical Conditions must be discussed with the Instructor allocated to the Course.
  • Special mention should be made of the following Medical Conditions:
    – Asthma
    – Epilepsy
    – Heart Disorders
    – Lung Disorders
    – Severe Claustrophobia
    – Recent Chest Colds
    – Recent Sinus Infections, Treatments and/or Surgeries

(Please note: Not all of the above mentioned medical conditions are a definite exclusion from a Discover Scuba Diver Course, and a participant may engage in the course provided a Medical Certificate is provided by his/her Doctor stating that said participant is fit to Dive.)

Time Requirements for the Course:

  • 2 Evenings are required for lectures and a pool session


You will be issued an SSI Scuba Skills Update recognition card.

Deposit and payments

A deposit of R200 is required to secure your spot on the course. This is a non-refundable deposit and is used to cover the costs of your training material. Final payment needs to be made by latest start of course. If payment has not been made, you will not be able to join any of the training until final amount has been received.


If cancellations have been made within 24hrs prior to course start, you will be refunded the full course fee less the deposit of R200.