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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

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.
Learn more here



Course Calendar

Enriched Air Nitrox

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. Includes SSI app digital course materials.

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.

Try Scuba Group Course

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.

Jul 10
Open Water Diver (Scuba Certification Course) - Group Class
Jul 13
Perfect Buoyancy
Jul 14
Perfect Buoyancy

Scuba Professionals of AZ Courses


Join our liveaboard charter the "Bottom Scratcher" on a diving adventure off the fair waters of Catalina Island with this all-inclusive weekend!

Cost: $ 550.00
Our patented California Liveaboard Weekend head to Santa Barbara Island!

Cost: $ 650.00