PADI Underwater Navigation Theory Online
Fine-tune your underwater observation skills and learn to use your compass more accurately.
Be the scuba diver everyone wants to follow because you know where you are and where you’re going. The PADI Underwater Navigator course fine-tunes your observation skills and teaches you to more accurately use your compass underwater. If you like challenges with big rewards, take this course and have fun finding your way.
If you’re a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 10 years old, you can enrol in the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course.
You’ll learn to use natural clues to navigate and also practice:
Methods to estimate distance underwater.
Compass navigation while making multiple turns
Marking or relocating a submerged object or position from the surface.
Underwater map making.
The first dive of this PADI Specialty Diver course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification – ask your instructor about earning credit.
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Besides your basic scuba equipment, you’ll need a compass and underwater slate.
Read and watch a video about underwater navigation, then interact with knowledge checks in preparation for meeting with your PADI Instructor to schedule your three underwater navigation dives.
*This course fee only covers your online training, assessments and certification card. Practical training fees, dives, dive equipment, student slate and logbook are available at additional fees from NDS.