Aquatics Scuba Classes (PEAS)

PEAS 368 Scuba Basic (open water certification)

Learn to safely use scuba equipment through instruction and practice. Experience both fresh water and salt water dives in the Pacific Northwest. Mask, fins, and snorkel required. Course format: two 75-minute classroom sessions per week, two-hour in-water lab, and a weekend outing. Prereq: 200 yard swim and 10 minute tread.

PEAS 369 Scuba Advanced

Learn navigation, deep diving, night diving, and other specialty topics. Mask, fins, and snorkel required. Course format: two-hour classroom sessions for three weeks, in-water lab, and a weekend outing. The outing is a dive at Hoodsport, WA. Prereq: PEAS 368—open water certification.

PEAS 370 Scuba Rescue Diver

Learn life-saving skills for diving. Experience tows, assists, in-water resuscitation, rescues, and removal techniques. Mask, fins, and snorkel required. Course format: One two-hour session per week, confined pool session, and a weekend outing. Prereq: PEAS 368—open water certification.

PEAS 372 Scuba Deep Diver

Introduction to the varieties of multilevel diving. Multilevel dive calculators, dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques, and safety. Mask, fins, and snorkel required. Course format: One two-hour session per week and a weekend outing. Prereq: PEAS 368—open water certification.

PEAS 376 Scuba Night Diver

Introduction to night dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques and potential problems. Learn to control buoyancy, navigate and communicate at night. Mask, fins, and snorkel required. Course format: One two-hour classroom session per week and a weekend outing. Prereq: PEAS 368—open water certification.

PEAS 378 Scuba Nitrox

Instruction in diving with enriched air to extend no decompression limits, increasing time spent underwater. Mask, fins, and snorkel required. Course format: One two-hour classroom session per week plus one weekend outing. Prereq: PEAS 368—open water certification.

PEAS 380 Scuba Underwater Photography

Learn the PADI SEA (shoot, examine, and adjust) method to take full advantage of digital technology. The result is good underwater photos faster than you may imagine. Underwater camera systems are provided. Mask, fins, and snorkel required. Course format: One two-hour classroom session at Eugene Skin Divers Supply per week, one confined pool session, plus one weekend outing. Prereq: PEAS 368—open water certification.

PEAS 381 and 382 Scuba Dive Master

Become certified to help teach diving. Learn to assist a PADI instructor organize, conduct, and supervise open water certification candidates. Develop your theoretical diving knowledge in preparation of becoming an instructor. Mask, fins and snorkel required. Course format: two-hour classroom session one time per week. Prereq: 18 years old, Rescue Diver Certification, 20 logged dives, current CPR and First Aid certification.