The National Certificate in Diving Foundation
Who is it for?
This course is suited for those who are not sure they want to go to a professional level, or for those who wish to use it as a step into another part of the dive industry.
This National Certificate is designed to guide the non-diver safely through basic scuba diving, advanced scuba diving, such as night diving, wreck diving, deep diving, boat diving and search and recovery.
What are the entry requirements?
Pass a RSTC Medical
Skills that are good to have?
Be able to swim 200m
Be confident in deep water
What you will cover?
PADI Openwater Course - Learn the basics of Scuba diving
PADI Advanced Course - Advance your skills with Deep, Navigation, Peak Buoyancy, Night, Boat.
PADI Rescue Course - Learn how to deal with diving emergencies
MFA First Aid Course - Learn first aid
-All your learning materiel's,
-All required dives,
-Certifications with PADI,
-Use of rental gear for the course,
-Transport to and from dive sites
Both full-time and part-time study options are available.
The course runs for 14 weeks full-time or upto 36 weeks part-time.
Course cost for 2020 $4885.00
As a graduate you may choose to either continue tertiary studies, or utilise your newly acquired skills and work within the dive and outdoor recreation industries.
This course has been approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) and Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) for Student Loan and Allowance eligibility. Click on the button to the left to see if you are eligible.
Our NZQA approved courses qualify for the Governments "Fees Free Policy". If you are eligible, you can get up to $12,000 Free. Click the fees free button to see if you are eligible.