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Certification Name Pre Requisites Minimum Age Max Depth More Info Certifying Dive Shops
NAUI, Advanced Scuba Diver any scuba certification 12 130 feet/40 meters
25 dive shops View All
NAUI, Assistant Instructor Master Scuba Diver (or equal rating) + Scuba Rescue Diver (or equal rating) + current CPR & First Aid + medical approval documentation from physician within past 12 months 18 20 dives in variety of environments

12 dive shops View All
NAUI, Cave Diver Level 1 NAUI Introduction to Technical Diving course (or its equivalent) 18 100 fsw (30 msw) 75
1 dive shops View All
NAUI, Cave Diver Level 2 NAUI Technical Decompression Diver and NAUI Cave Diver Level I (or their equivalents) 18 130 fsw (40 msw) 100 logged dives with at least 20 logged cave dives after certification as a Cave Diver Level I
130 fsw (40 msw)
1 dive shops View All
NAUI, Cavern Diver Advanced Scuba Diver, equal rating 18 100 fsw (30 msw)
A NAUI EANx certification is highly recommended but not required.
5 dive shops View All
NAUI, Closed Circuit Mixed Gas Diver Decompression Techniques Diver (or equal rating) + Heliair Diver (or equal rating) + Closed Circuit Rebreather 18 200 fsw (61 msw) 100 hours on CCR (60+ hours on CCR used)
200 fsw (61 msw)
1 dive shops View All
NAUI, Closed Circuit Rebreather Diver EANx Diver (or its equivalent) 18 100 fsw (30 msw) 50 logged dives (at least 10 EANx dives)
1 dive shops View All
NAUI, Deep Diver NAUI Advanced Scuba Diver certification or equivalent 18 between 60 - 130 ft (18-40m)
between 60 - 130 ft (18-40m)
16 dive shops View All
NAUI, Divemaster Assistant Instructor or [passed Master Scuba Diver by minimum 75% + Scuba Rescue Diver + current CPR & First Aid + medical approval documentation from physician within past 12 months 18 60 dives in variety of environments
19 dive shops View All
NAUI, Dry Suits Scuba Diver (possible corequisite), equal rating

13 dive shops View All
NAUI, Enrinched Air Nitrox Diver Scuba Diver, equal rating 15 25 open water dives
This is the perfect course for the diver with experience but not a formal certification (such as military, commercial or scientific divers) who wishes to gain a NAUI diver certification.
19 dive shops View All
NAUI, Experienced Scuba Diver 25 open water scuba dives 15

13 dive shops View All
NAUI, Heliair Diver Teachnical EANx Diver + Helitrox Diver (or equal rating) + possible corequisite Decompression Techniques Diver 18 75 dives logged (10 decompression dives in similar environment)
1 dive shops View All
NAUI, Helitrox Diver NAUI Technical Decompression Diver (or its equivalent) 18 150 fsw (46 msw) 50 logged dives with at least 15 EANx dives
150 fsw (46 msw)
The NAUI Helitrox Diver course provides the training and experience necessary to understand the hazards of utilizing helium-enriched EANx for dives to depths not exceeding 150 fsw (46 msw) that may require staged decompression, utilizing EANx mixtures and/or oxygen during decompression.
1 dive shops View All
NAUI, Ice Diver Advanced Scuba Diver, equal rating 18 40 feet (12 meters) and not more than 100 feet (30 meters) in a horizontal line from the penetration hole 50 dives in variety of conditions
The NAUI Ice Diver course provides a basic understanding of the knowledge and skills needed to minimize risks of diving under ice. Upon successful completion of the NAUI Ice Diver course, you are qualified to plan and execute ice dives that do not require staged decompression.
7 dive shops View All
NAUI, Instructor Crossover Course certified Instructor in good standing + Scuba Rescue Diver + 80 or more hours of underwater instructor-level training + taught or assisted minimum 2 courses + attended at least one course since certifying as instructor + current CPR & First Aid + medical approval documentation from physician within past 12 months 18 50 dives in variety of environments

8 dive shops View All
NAUI, Instructor Training Course Assistant Instructor or Divemaster + Scuba Rescue Diver + current CPR & First Aid + medical approval documentation from physician within past 12 months 18 50 dives in variety of environments
10 dive shops View All
NAUI, Introduction to Technical Diving NAUI Scuba Diver and NAUI EANx Diver (or their equivalents) at least 25 logged dives with at least 10 EANx dives

3 dive shops View All
NAUI, Master Scuba Diver Advanced Scuba Diver, equal rating 15
21 dive shops View All
NAUI, Mixed Gas Blender & Oxygen Service Technician 18

The NAUI mixed Gas Blender and Oxygen Service Technician course provides you with the skills and knowledge needed to safely handle high pressure gases, prepare oxygen enriched air and helium-based mixtures, and prepare equipment for oxygen service.
2 dive shops View All
NAUI, Scuba Diver 10
26 dive shops View All
NAUI, Scuba Rescue Diver CPR and First Aid certifications 15

28 dive shops View All
NAUI, Search & Recovery Diver Scuba Diver, equal rating
In your Search and Recovery Diver course you'll learn about underwater navigation using natural and compass techniques; the problems, methods, equipment, hazards, and safety procedures regarding limited visibility diving; proper search methods and techniques; and how to handle light salvage or recovery, including rigging and knot tying.
17 dive shops View All
NAUI, Semi-Closed Circuit Reabreather Diver EANx Diver (or its equivalent) 18 100 fsw (30 msw) 50 logged dives (at least 20 EANx dives)
100 fsw (30 msw)
1 dive shops View All
NAUI, Sidemount Diver NAUI Introduction to Technical Diving (or its equivalent) 18 25
5 dive shops View All
NAUI, Skin Diver 8

19 dive shops View All
NAUI, Skin Diving Instructor Skin or Scuba Diver + Lifeguard or Scuba Rescure Diver + current CPR & First Aid + medical approval documentation from physician within past 12 months 18 25 skin dives
8 dive shops View All
NAUI, Technical Decompression Diver NAUI Master Scuba Diver and be certified in NAUI Introduction to Technical Diving (or their equivalents) 18 130 fsw (40 msw) 50 logged dives (at least 15 EANx dives)
130 fsw (40 msw)
3 dive shops View All
NAUI, Technical EANx Diver EANx Diver (or equal rating) + Deep Diver (or equal rating) + possible corequisite Decompression Techniques Diver 18 50 dives (10+ EANx)
3 dive shops View All
NAUI, Technical Support Leader NAUI Instructor, NAUI Divemaster, or NAUI Assistant Instructor; NAUI Rescue Scuba Diver, NAUI Technical Decompression Diver, and NAUI First Aid, CPR, and Oxygen Provider (or their equivalents) 18 50 logged dives as a Technical Decompression Diver

2 dive shops View All
NAUI, Technical Wreck Penetration NAUI Introduction to Technical Diving + NAUI Wreck Penetration Diver + NAUI Trimix Diver (or their equivalents) 18 180 fsw (55 msw) 100 dives (10+ penetration wreck dives)
2 dive shops View All
NAUI, Training Assistant Advanced Scuba Diver (or equal rating) + Scuba Rescue Diver (or equal rating) + current CPR & First Aid 18

11 dive shops View All
NAUI, Tri-Mix Diver NAUI Technical Decompression Diver (or its equivalent) 18 200 fsw (61 msw) 100 dives (20+ decompression)
4 dive shops View All
NAUI, Underwater Archeologist Skin Diver, Scuba Diver, equal rating

You'll gain the basic information and skills that are used in underwater archaeological interpretation of wreck and other sites, as well as mapping, sketching, and researching techniques.
9 dive shops View All
NAUI, Underwater Ecologist Skin Diver, Scuba Diver, equal rating
To learn sound environmental diving techniques to help protect our planet's ecosystems, and how to better interface with the delicate kelp and coral environments.
11 dive shops View All
NAUI, Underwater Ecologist: Coral Reef Skin Diver, Scuba Diver, equal rating

The Underwater Ecologist (Coral Reef) specialty course focuses on the vertebrates and invertebrates of the complex living reef.
7 dive shops View All
NAUI, Underwater Ecologist: Kelp Forest Skin Diver, Scuba Diver, equal rating
The Underwater Ecologist (Kelp Forest) specialty course focuses on the complex and productive ecosystem bordering much of the west coast of North America, from Alaska to Baja California.
4 dive shops View All
NAUI, Underwater Hunter & Collector Skin Diver, Scuba Diver, equal rating

You'll learn about skin diving techniques, hazards and cautions, safety concerns, spear-fishing and collection equipment, and specific techniques on how to hunt and collect responsibly, while minimizing the diving risks of such activities.
16 dive shops View All
NAUI, Underwater Photography Skin Diver, Scuba Diver, equal rating
In the Underwater Photographer course you will be taught the skills, techniques, and tricks of underwater photography including lighting, use of photographic equipment, the fundamentals of photography, underwater camera techniques, and underwater photo problems. For added interest, you can combine other diving courses or activities to provide additional photographic opportunities.
15 dive shops View All
NAUI, Wreck Diver (External Survey) Advanced Scuba Diver, equal rating 18

18 dive shops View All
NAUI, Wreck Diver (Penetration) NAUI Introduction to Technical Diving + NAUI EANx Diver (or their equivalents) 18 130 fsw (40 msw) 50 logged dives (at least 15 EANx dives)
8 dive shops View All

Your diving journey always starts with your diver certification. Diving is an immensely fun activity but needs to be done correctly as it can be very dangerous when done irresponsibly. Finding the right training for the diving activity that you intend to partake can be a challenging task.


There are a number of Diver certification bodies with hundreds of different courses offered; these courses are interrelated through a system of prerequisites and requirements such as age, experience and other factors. Through manual research we have compiled a unified database of all certifications & qualifications offered by the major bodies with notes, prerequisites and age requirements for each one.


The database below should provide some insight to the path that a diver can take in attaining the perfect mix of training necessary for the conditions and activities that he/she desires to partake in.

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Please note, we are in no way affiliated with any of the Scuba Bodies listed below. We have manually compiled a database of the certificates listed below. Please visit the website of the Scuba Body for further information.

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