Diver Propulsion Vehicle (DPV) Diver


We at Diver Dan’s look forward to helping you get trained in the PADI Diver Propulsion Vehicle (DPV) Specialty. This course is designed to be an introduction to DPV diving, let you get a chance to extend your range, and explore a much larger range of all the dive sites you already love, with the aid of a DPV. If you have any questions, or would like to sign up, stop buy or call us. See you “Down Under”!

In order to take the PADI DPV Diver Specialty you must be Open Water certified, and you must be 15 years old. It is also HIGHLY recommended that you are certified as a PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Diver, or PADI Tecreational Diver Distinctive specialty.
Because of the complicated nature of diving with a DPV, the course is limited to 2 students per class.

Training Fees

The total training fees are $225.00. The fees are broken down as follows:

$25.00 Registration Fee
$200.00 Instructor / Certification Fee

Online Registration For Diver Propulsion Vehicle (DPV) Diver

You can also register online by paying the $25.00 registration fee. Your instructor will collect the remaining fees in person.

Cancellation Policy

No store fees will be refunded once class has begun. Classes are transferable for up to one year from original start date. Boat fees can be fully refunded with more than 7 days notice. If cancelation is between 3-7 days we will issue a rain check for a future boat dive. if less than 72 hours notice, no refund or rain check will be issued.

Class Schedule

The PADI DPV diver class consists of one 3 hour classroom session, a 3 hour pool session, and
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What You Will Need To Buy

You will be required to have all your own basic equipment for SCUBA diving. This includes a Mask, Snorkel, Fins, Boots, Gloves, and Logbook. You will also need the PADI DPV diver specialty
It is also HIGHLY recommended that you have a Bright, hands free dive light for communication, as well as a BCD with a crotch strap (backplate/ wing style preferred) for towing (although a harness can be provided if needed).

What You May Rent

You may rent of the rest of your SCUBA equipment from our rental department. This includes your Wetsuit, Regulator, Weight Belt, Buoyancy Control Device (BCD), and Tanks.

You may also rent a DPV for the class from the Instructor, cost is $100 per ocean day.

Medical Concerns or Questions?

If you are currently under the care of a medical doctor, or have a pre-existing medical condition that requires permission from a physician, you will need to have a signed medical release form from your doctor before you can participate in any in-water activities.

Diver Dan’s puts safety first.  If any customer, while enrolled in a class of Diver Dan’s , is observed to be under the influence of alcohol,  marijuana, or drugs; he or she will be asked to leave the class immediately.  The customer will forfeit all fees paid.  There will be no refunds.

To obtain a medical release form and view some conditions that would require a doctors release, download the PADI Medical Release Form to review before coming to class.

Classes scheduled less than 24 hours prior to the class start time are not guaranteed. Please call the store for more details.

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