How old do I Have to be to get certified as a scuba diver? 

Junior certifications are available for ages 10 -14.  Basic open water certification is age 15 or above.


Do I have to have my own equipment? 

You should already have properly fitting mask, fins, boots, gloves, and a snorkel.  The shop will supply all the other gear during your training.  For eLearning modules, you must have access to a computer and the internet.


Are your courses offered in English only

No.  We have Spanish speaking instructors and training materials in Spanish.


What types of payment do you accept? 

We accept Cash, Amex, Visa, Discover, and Master Card.


Can I do my training here and take my open water tests in warmer waters of the south? 

Yes.  We permit certification referrals, as long as it is performed by a certified agency. 


Do you offer any discounts? 

Yes.  We offer discounted pricing to students in school, college, and persons in active military, active firefighters, & active local & state police officers.


Is there a time frame to complete courses?

Yes.  You must complete your requirements within 180 days of signing up.


What is the typical time to complete a basic course?

It varies with the individual.  It can be as quickly as a few weeks depending on the student’s abilities.

Do you offer one-on-one training?

Yes we offer individual student training. 

Do you participate in the referral certification program?

Yes. You can complete all of your eLearning, classroom, and pool sessions at our facility and then complete your open water check-out dives at a participating destination dive shop (Caribbean). 

Have more questions?  Please contact us at MAISI Scuba Diving 508-400-3805.