Courses

Discover Scuba Diving

A great introduction to the world of diving! This is a 3 hour program in which you will learn how to set up scuba gear, practice basic dive skills, and get comfortable underwater. These are held on the Sundays of the Open Water class and pool weekends. Please call the shop for scheduling!

617-666-0410

Tuition: $115

Scuba Refresher

If you haven't been diving in a while and want to get back into the sport, this is the class for you! Whether it's been several months or over a year offer a three or six hour program in which you will review your dive skills and regain your comfort underwater. These are held on the Sundays of the Open Water class and pool weekends. Cost includes gear rental (except personal gear) and wet suit. Please call the shop for scheduling!

617-666-0410

 

3 Hour Refresher: $115

6 Hour Refresher: $225

Nitrox Course

This is a classroom only Computer Nitrox Diving Course. We will teach you the difference between diving on Nitrox vs. Air, how to calculate maximum operating depths (MOD) as well as equivalent air depths (EAD), and analyze several different Nitrox tanks.

Tuiton: $129

Open Water Class &

 Pool Sessions

In this class you will have the opportunity to learn all about Scuba and practice your underwater skills. Upon completing the course, you will need to do 4 Open Water dives to earn your Open water certification. We also offer Private classes, call us for more info!

Tuition: $399 plus Course Materials

Rescue Diver Course

Rescue Diving teaches you the invaluable skills necessary to be a self-reliant diver and to handle any in water emergency. You will need to obtain your CPR, First Aid, and O2 certifications separately in order to complete the course. The course consists of one classroom session followed by a pool session and an open water dive, where you will practice rescuing divers in distress both above and below the surface. You must either be an advanced diver or have 40 logged dives before taking this course.

 

Tuition: $325 plus materials

Lobster Diving Course

This is a two day course, Day 1 is a classroom session which will cover the biology of lobsters, physiology - how to identify their sex, finding a great dive site, the proper methods of catching lobster, and how to cook and eat them! Day 2 is a lobster dive at one of our favorite sites so you can catch your own!

Tuition: $150 plus materials

MA Lobster License: $55

Open Water Class with  Pool Buddy Bonus

This is the same as the Open Water Class and Pool Sessions, but when you sign up with a buddy in the months of September through June, the second tuition is only

$199.00 !!!!

Tuition: $598.50 total for 2 students, plus course materials

Only 2 spots 

available each month

Divemaster Course

Becoming a Divemaster is the first step in the professional diver ranks. Once you have completed this course, you will be able to assist an active SDI Instructor during approved diving courses, as well as supervise and conduct dives for certified divers (provided the activities are similar to the graduate’s prior training). Please call the shop to ask about scheduling, completion times vary from several weeks to several months. 617-666-0410

 

Tuition: $575 plus materials

Open Water

Ocean Dives

To complete your open water certification course you will need to join us for 4 dives in the ocean. All gear is included except personal gear (Mask, fins, boots and snorkel)

 

Cost: $225

Assistant Instructor Course

As an assistant instructor you will be able to teach and certify students in the SDI Snorkeling Course, run the SDI Refresher Course, conduct the Knowledge Quest Review in the SDI Open Water Scuba Diver course under the guidance of an active SDI Instructor, assist an active SDI Instructor during approved diving courses, supervise and conduct dives for certified divers (provided the activities are similar to the graduate’s prior training), and teach approved specialties after receiving instructor training in those specialties. You MUST be a certified Divemaster before signing up for this course. 

Please call the shop to ask about scheduling and pricing: 617-666-0410

Advanced Open

Water Diver

To be an SDI Advanced Diver, you must complete four specialty courses and have 25 dives logged. The specialty courses we typically offer are: Underwater Navigation, Night Diver, Drysuit Diver, Deep Diver, and Nitrox, but any four diving specialties will count towards the cert! Please call the shop for scheduling and pricing.

617-666-0410

 Instructor Course

Once you have completed your Assistant Instructor course, you are ready to become an Instructor! As an SDI instructor you will be able to teach the following courses:

-Open Water Scuba Diver

-Advanced Adventure Diver Specialties

-Rescue Diver

-Divemaster

-Assistant Instructor

 

Please call the shop to ask about scheduling and pricing. 617-666-0410

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617-666-0410

training@uniteddivers.com  

59 Washington St. Somerville MA 0214

Fall/Winter  Hours: Mon-Tue & Thu- Sat 10am - 6pm