ITDA Junior Scuba

Junior Scuba Diver Program

ITDA offers junior ratings for all of our Scuba Training programs from Entry Level, Specialist Diving Level 1, Rescue to Advanced Level 1. from 12 to 15 Years old for International Standards, EU Standards are from 13 years. Junior levels have depth limitations based on age. And all ITDA Diver Training diving is supervised diving under a professional leader or dive master / instructor. Until they are certififed to dive without supervision.


About ITDA Junior Diving Certificationsjdvr

Clarification on training minors (under 15 years old to scuba dive)... Each Country may have in place regulations regarding teaching and training Children under age... For example in some Countries Adulthood is consider to be from 13 years, and in the majority of the western world an adult is from 18 years...  However at 16 years they may get married and at 17 Join the armed serivces or police force...

Clarification on training minors (under 15 years old to scuba dive)... Each Country may have in place regulations regarding teaching and training Children under age... For example in some Countries Adulthood is consider to be from 13 years, and in the majority of the western world an adult is from 18 years...  However at 16 years they may get married and at 17 Join the armed serivces or police force...hook

It is the responsibiliy of the individual instructor to ensure that local laws and regulations where courses are taught, and also the laws and regulations of the students home country are well understood and complied with!  It is not a good idea to certify a It is the responsibiliy of the individual instructor to ensure that local laws and regulations where courses are taught, and also the laws and regulations of the students home country are well understood and complied with!  It is not a good idea to certify a junior scuba diver to later find out that in their home Country that are NOT permitted by law to Scuba Dive until they are older!  dvr6

 

Upgrade from Junior Diver to full Certification

On the event of the 15th Year Birthday, applications may be made to upgrade their certification and have the junior rating removed, by issuing a new certification card. (There is a small admin fee for this at present it is €12.00 euros. To Certify as a Junior Scuba Diver all divers MUST perform the skills and learn the same theory as the adult programs, with the exception of our Underwater Explorer Program which is designed for children from 8 to 13 years old..

Underwater Explorer and Young Diver Programsjunior-diver

ITDA Group offer a unique and fun experience and training program to interest young people in diving, with our Underwater Explorer Program.  The program is an educational and experience based program that can lead to a scuba diving certification when they reach the age of 13 years old. But children from 8 years old may join the program and benefit from limited pool/confined water training with a maximum depth of 1.2m to 2m from 8 to 10 years old, and to 9m at 12 years old.

Educational and Beneficial

Our program objectives include:

  • Education in understaning physics, how water moves and its effects on the environment
  • Basic Water Skills including: Floating, Swimming, Snorkeling, and from 12 years - Life Saving Skills and CPReco
  • Awareness of water hazards and dangers
  • Introduction to Marine life, Local Marine projects; including beach clean ups
  • Community Service Projects, supporting life boats, RNLI and Coastguard services, value and knowledge
  • Conservation and value of the world's sea's and oceans - Environmental studies

Where possible we work with School Curriculum and Science Projects

Children of all ages can benefit and safely enjoy water based activities with real purpose and learning objectives.

 

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