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SCUBA PROFESSIONALS OF ARIZONA |9299 W Olive Ave #816 Peoria, AZ  |  602-314-6650  |  Tue - Fri 10 am-6 pm, Sat 9 am-5pm

Scuba Diving Courses 


We offer a comprehensive curriculum that provides training for all individuals – from those with an initial interest in learning to Scuba, to certified divers who want to extend their skills, knowledge, capabilities, and professional accreditation.

Scuba Professionals of Arizona Diver Education & Certification
The staff at Scuba Professionals of Arizona have been certifying divers for over 30 years and have trained thousands of divers since we opened our dive center in 2012. We’ve teamed with the world’s largest Scuba training organization, Scuba School International (SSI) to provide fully accredited certification that optimizes safety, skill development, and retention.Training is provided by fully accredited SSI Instructors who utilize several educational methods to optimize learning and retention:

  •  Digital Learning on iOS, Android, or PC
  •  On-line Classroom Sessions 
  •  Indoor Pool Sessions located at our dive center
  •  Lake Pleasant dive weekends
  •  Monthly California Dive Boat excursions 
Learn more about our instructors here

Alexia T. certified with us and is now a happy diver, wrote a paper about Scuba Professionals of Arizona for her ASU English class. Read it here! 

Diver Education Classrooms and Training Pool
Scuba Professionals of Arizona’s diver education center in Peoria, AZ provides a comprehensive learning environment. Our two multi‐media classroom settings are used for academic learning and testing, while our state‐of‐art, Scuba‐specific indoor swimming pool is the ideal setting for skill development and building underwater confidence.
Learn more about our indoor Scuba Pool here

Digital Learning
Over 90% of our courses utilize digital learning that allows for self‐paced review of course materials inan interactive and convenient manner. The downloadable MySSI app provides first‐rate videos, illustrations, animations and photos that improve learning retention. The app also provides a digital dive log, digital record of all earned certification cards, and other resources for divers.To prepare for class, simply read the text, watch the associated videos and answer the review questions at the end of each section. This will be the basis of your review sessions before going in the water. Your academic training will be completed in a traditional classroom format at Scuba Professionals of Arizona.  Download your free MySSI app here 

Open‐Water Lake and Ocean Training & Certification
Nothing replaces “the real deal” for getting certified than Scuba diving in open‐water environments.Scuba Professionals of Arizona utilizes the local reservoir, Lake Pleasant on a regular basis to certify our students and provide open‐water experience. We also charter weekend California boat excursions almost every month which provide awesome sea‐life environments off the coasts of Catalina and SanClemente Islands. 

About SSI
For more than 45 years, SSI has provided training, scuba diving certification, and educational resources for divers, dive instructors, dive centers and resorts around the world. Started in 1970, SSI has expanded to include more than 30 Service Centers, is represented in more than 110 countries with over 2,800 International locations, and has materials printed in more than 30 languages. SSI is the name to trust in the diving world. Regardless of where you choose to dive globally, there are SSI guides and instructors available to optimize your Scuba experience. For more on SSI, visit www.divessi.com

Try Scuba provides a safe option to learn a handful of basic Scuba fundamentals. You’ll submerge in our pool with full SCUBA gear through the assistance of a professional instructor.              Learn more here

Scuba Certification will get you the knowledge, skill, experience, and credentials needed to scuba lakes and oceans. Learn more here

Scuba Skills Update re‐enforces
previously learned skills to certified divers who may have been away from the sport for awhile. Learn more here

Continuing Education programs enable certified divers to participate in more advanced diving and enhanced underwater experiences through a wide variety of courses and bundled learning offerings. Learn more here

Dive Professional provides certified and experienced divers a path to accredited standing and career opportunities as professional Dive Guides and Instructors.
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Course Calendar


Marine Ecology - Online Course

Do you want to learn more about the incredible environments you are diving in? Join our ZOOM hosted Marine Ecology specialty program! You learn about the exciting science of Marine Ecology and become an underwater naturalist in no time.

Open Water Diver (Scuba Certification Course) - Group Class

If you want to dive anywhere you want, with anyone you want, join the Open Water Diver program. This is your international certification that teaches you the knowledge and skills to dive safely and with confidence! Learning to dive is much easier than you think.

Open Water Lake Certification Dives

For OWD students completing their academic and pool sessions. Schedule a class for no additional fee.

Sep 25
Scuba Skills Update
Sep 26
Open Water Lake Certification Dives
Sep 29
Stress & Rescue

Scuba Professionals of AZ Courses


This course enables SSI and PADI certified Divemasters to continue their Dive Professional development and prepares them to teach Open Water Diver scuba and other specialty courses.

Cost: $ 200.00
This 90 minute course enables new divers to develop knowledge and skills to advance their diving even further! Most of the best dive sites are accessed only by a dive boat. This is an online course via the free ZOOM app.

Cost: $ 110.00
Want to improve the dive skills necessary to help you make outstanding underwater photos and videos? This in-pool session will help you build confidence and control in getting the most from your underwater camera!

Cost: $ 135.00
Become a dry suit diver and you can dive comfortably all year, anywhere in the world. It is the best way to extend your dive season, keep warm and explore cold water dive sites with ease. Students must provide their own dry suit to participate in the course. Includes both academic learning and pool session. Two open-water check out dives required to complete certification (not included)

Cost: $ 175.00
As a Nitrox diver, you can increase your bottom times and safety margins, plus shorten your surface intervals - so you can spend more time diving and less time waiting! In this program, you will learn new skills and increase your diving knowledge whilst learning how to safely plan and dive with enriched air mixtures of up to 40% oxygen. Upon completion, you will earn an SSI Enriched Air Nitrox 32% or 40% certification.

Cost: $ 205.00
Learn how to choose, maintain and store your diving equipment for maximum performance and longevity. Get the most from your dive equipment on every dive!

Cost: $ 110.00
Do you want to learn more about the incredible environments you are diving in? Join our ZOOM hosted Marine Ecology specialty program! You learn about the exciting science of Marine Ecology and become an underwater naturalist in no time.

Cost: $ 125.00
Underwater navigation is a crucial dive skill, but it does not need to be difficult. Become a better, more confident diver who always knows where they are going. This 90 minute course covers essential skills.

Cost: $ 110.00
For students who have completed the classroom Navigation Skills Course from our dive center in the previous three months, here's your opportunity to get your certification!

Cost: $ 60.00
Special skills are required to dive a night or with limited visibility. Expand your diving skills and experiences by taking this course, and build your confidence along the way.

Cost: $ 110.00
If you want to dive anywhere you want, with anyone you want, join the Open Water Diver program. This is your international certification that teaches you the knowledge and skills to dive safely and with confidence! Learning to dive is much easier than you think.

Cost: $ 395.00
For OWD students completing their academic and pool sessions. Schedule a class for no additional fee.

Cost: $ FREE
Glide through the ocean effortlessly, extend your dive time, reduce your air consumption and more with our Perfect Buoyancy academic & pool course. No matter what your diving interest, having perfect buoyancy is the key to success.

Cost: $ 195.00
Expand your dive knowledge and gain a better understanding of your equipment, physics, the aquatic environment. After completing this dive science program, you will be halfway to earning the coveted SSI Divemaster rating.

Cost: $ 175.00
Not dived for a while? Need to practice before your open water training dives? Boost your dive confidence and practice your skills with an SSI Scuba Skills Update. This scuba refresher course is a safe and fun way to practice dive skills with an SSI professional and is often required to continue your diving training after time away from the sport. Start diving again now!

Cost: $ 150.00
Diver stress is a major cause of diving accidents, but it can easily be prevented and resolved. Join our Diver Stress and Rescue Specialty program and learn how to help yourself and other divers stay safe. This 3-session course begins with a three hour online ZOOM session, followed by 3 hour pool session and check-out dives at Lake Pleasant.

Cost: $ 395.00
This 3-hour class is for individuals who want to try-out the scuba experience in our pool before committing to a beginner course. The fee for the course can be applied to a Scuba Certification course if enrolled within 30 days.

Cost: $ 60.00
Do you want to explore iconic towering shipwrecks and dive World War airplanes covered in vibrant marine life? Discover the world of wreck diving and get started today with our wreck diving course. You will learn all you need to dive above and around wrecks and artificial reefs, plus earn Wreck Diving specialty certification.

Cost: $ 110.00
Two great weekend California Dive adventures! Purchase one of our remaining 2021 California Weekend Live-Aboard Trips, and be the first to sign-up for our much-anticipated Santa Barbara weekend Live-Aboard schedule for August, 2022!. Get $100 off both trips by purchasing this combo offer.

Cost: $ 1,000.00