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2020

REDEFINING SCUBA DIVING LEARNING

The world experienced a pandemic in 2020, affecting both the health and economy of every possible nation. Singapore was not spared from this as well. Many businesses were forced to reinvent themselves and so did we. We took the opportunity to revamp the way that scuba divers engaged PADI Dive Centre for training, retail and servicing.

WHERE ARE WE TODAY

SINGAPORE OLDEST PADI 5 STAR IDC CENTRE 

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PADI SIDEMOUNT DIVING COURSE

1 TO 2

COURSE FEES
SGD 1288.00

FEES INCLUSION

  • 2 pool sessions (max of 2 students)
  • 4 dives over 2 days of diving in Pulau Hantu (max 2 students)
  • Rental – XDeep Stealth Tec BCD
  • Rental – Scubapro, Apeks or Atomic Completed Sidemount Regulator
  • Rental – Scubapro Jetfins (FOC)
  • PADI Sidemount Training Manual
  • Theory Lessons
  • Certification and Instructor Fees

FEES EXCLUSION

  • Any land transfers to training destinations
  • Food and drinks
  • Dive Insurance
  • Basic Diving Equipment
  • Tips

FAQ ABOUT FEES AND COURSE

We are sure you have some questions about our fees and our course structure. Click and find out more before leaving our website.

THEORY

ONLINE

Unlike the traditional method used by many Singapore Scuba Dive Centres, we have moved all our teaching classes online since the pandemic. Students are happier now and learn more efficiently, even the cost is slightly more expensive.

POOL

ANY SUNDAY

Due to restrictions on usage of the pool for scuba diving, we only have an option for Sunday. Weekdays are possible but the pool allow for scuba diving is relatively dark. So we will prefer to conduct training on Sunday.

4 OCEAN DIVES

WEEKEND

You will be required to complete 4 training dives, spread over 2 days. Most dives are done on weekend, either a Saturday or Sunday. It can be done on the same week or over two Saturday mornings, all subjected to the availability of the boats.

SINGAPORE PREMIUM DIVE CENTRE

PADI 5 STAR IDC

AUTHORIZED SERVICE CENTRE

Divers want to dive with the best dive center they can find. At Orpheus Dive, we are committed to being that dive center. Our aim is to provide you with the highest level of service and the most comprehensive diver training; whether you are a beginner, advanced, professional or technical diver. At Orpheus Dive we proudly teach PADI courses (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) as they are not only the most internationally recognized and respected dive training agency, they are also at the forefront of diving innovation and safety development.

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SINGAPORE PADI SIDEMOUNT DIVER COURSE

WHO IS IT FOR

For divers who are looking for a more streamlined and efficient way of diving, Sidemount diving is the next generation of diving. However, this course requires a lot of commitment from the diver on course and it is not a course for adding on to your card collection.

Re-teaching and realigning your concept on trimming, the correct method of using appropriate diving equipment, and the importance of becoming a truly independent and self-reliant diver are some of the attributes we have instilled into the PADI Sidemount Scuba Diver Course.

EQUIPMENT YOU WILL BE USING

SIDEMOUNT SPECIALIZED EQUIPMENT

The PADI Sidemount Scuba Diving Course requires very specialized hardware. Using appropriate sidemounting equipment, coupled with custom hardware, allow divers to pick up skills relatively faster than using makeshift equipment. Our training department has acquired some of the more reputable brands such as Xdeep, Scubapro, Apeks and Atomic for our PADI Sidemount Training Courses. 

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I have only the basic certification. Can I attend?

If you only have entry-level certification with only 10 dives, we would suggest you do a few more dives and improve on your buoyancy prior to attending this course. Alternatively, you can do the Advance Buoyancy Course prior to PADI Sidemount Diver Course. This might help you in learning must faster in terms of bouyancy.

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Will more advanced techniques of finning be covered in this course?

Yes, we will be going through more advanced finning techniques such as frog kicks, helicopter finning during this course.

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What if I am unable to complete all the skills for the course?

All PADI Recreational scuba diving courses are performance and student-centric based. If you or we feel that you are weak in certain areas, we will request that you attend some additional pools prior to the ocean dives evaluation.

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Why are the prices so much more expensive?

We get this question alot. While most dive centres are simply promoting on sidemount diving, we do not want to do that. We want to train you to become an independent sidemount diver, capable of adjusting your own equipment, getting into proper trimming and using proper finning techniques suitable for sidemount diving.

All these will take alot of time.

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