What you will learn
- Introduction to SCUBA equipment
- Introductory information for safe diving
- Introductory information about the diving environment and marine life
Why you should take this course
The CMAS Introductory SCUBA Experience Training Programme is an entry-level recreational diver training programme that is commonly referred to as a “resort course”. This training programme aims at providing interested persons with an introductory SCUBA diving experience, to a maximum depth of ten (10) meters under the direct supervision of a CMAS Instructor, whilst using air as a breathing gas, in a safe manner.
How do you get started?
To gain access to the CMAS SCUBA Experience Training Programme you must be at least fourteen (14) years of age, be reasonably comfortable in the water environment and medically fit to participate in the sport of recreational SCUBA diving.
Please click here if you want to come into contact with a CMAS Instructor in your area. You can also contact the CMAS-ISA Office for more information on the CMAS Introductory SCUBA Experience Training Programme by clicking here.
What are the next steps
As the CMAS Introductory SCUBA Experience Training Programme is not intended to lead to a formal recreational
diving certification you may only dive under the direct supervision of a CMAS Instructor during the training programme and you are not qualified to procure air, equipment, or any other diving services.
Further diving and developmental opportunities
Successful completion of the CMAS Introductory SCUBA Experience Programme will enable you to gain access to the CMAS One Star Diver Training Programme.