Altitude Diver Course Certification


Any time you’re diving at 300 to 3000 metres/1000 to 10,000 feet

above sea level, you're altitude diving. If you want to explore the

hidden world of a mountain lake, the PADI Altitude Diver Specialty

course is for you.


What You Learn:

You’ll learn the effects of pressure at higher altitudes and how to

adjust your dive plan accordingly. Whether you use a recreational

dive planner table (RDP), an electronic eRDP or a dive computer,

you’ll learn how plan and make a dive at high altitudes.


You’ll learn:  

  • Altitude dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques,

      problems and hazards 

  • Recreational Dive Planner procedures for diving at altitude 

  • Safety stops and emergency decompression procedures at altitude




Min Age: 10

Prerequisites: Open Water Diver (or qualifing rating)

Learning Materials: N/A

Scuba Gear You'll Need: Basic Scuba Gear

Scuba Diving in Jackson Lake at Grand Tetons National Park