International courses by EPIC in Calvi
Check out our impressive range of international scuba-diving courses
Open Water Diver
International diver certification begins here
Get your first scuba-diving certificate. If you’ve always wanted to take scuba-diving lessons, experience new adventures or simply see the spectacular world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. The Open Water Diver course is the world’s most widely recognised scuba course.
On this course, you’ll learn:
- To plan and carry out dives.
- Prevent and handle problems.
The Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:
- Knowledge development (theoretical) to understand the basic principles of scuba-diving.
- Confined water dives to learn basic scuba skills.
- Open water dives to use your skills and explore the underwater world.
Advanced Open Water Diver
Advance your diving skills and knowledge
Explore, feel, experience!
That’s what the Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. You don’t have to be ‘advanced’ to take it - it’s designed so you can start right after earning your Open Water Diver certification. The Advanced Open Water Diver course helps you to develop your scuba skills, meaning you’ll be more at ease in the water.
It’s an enjoyable way of gaining more experience scuba-diving whilst continuing to learn under the supervision of an instructor.
On this course, you’ll learn:
The techniques and knowledge you’ll acquire on the Advanced Open Water Diver course will depend on your interests and the adventure dives you choose, but will include:
- The practical aspects of deep diving.
- The physiological effects of deep diving.
- The various ways of using your underwater compass.
- How to estimate distances and navigate underwater
- How to make the best use of your dive computer.
Become a rescue diver on the most rewarding course on offer
Add to the knowledge and skills acquired on the Advanced Open Water Diver course on a programme which will provide you with the tools to better prevent and handle problems. The EFR (Emergency First Response) course is a practical rescue diver course.
Diver Master - AI - InstructorThe EPIC diving school is able to train you to the levels required for professional international certification
Diver Master, Assistant Instructor, IDC, Open Water Scuba Instructor
Designed for those looking to become a scuba-diving expert, teach others and spread their passion. For information about the dates and prices of our courses, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
The Divemaster course is the first level of professional training. To be a Divemaster, you must master scuba-diving exercises and rescue techniques to perfection, as well as possess scuba-diving management and supervision skills. For many, the Divemaster course is the first step in their professional training.
Instructor Development Course - IDC
The Instructor Development Course (IDC) is the foundation for professional training. It prepares you to become an Assistant Instructor or Open Water Scuba Instructor by teaching you the entire scuba training system. On this course, you will develop your ability to deliver all the parts of the system as a professional scuba-diving instructor.
Emergency First Response Instructor Course
On this course you’ll learn primary care (CPR) and secondary care (first aid) techniques for adults, children and infants. This qualification allows you to deliver the prerequisite training for the Rescue Diver and Divemaster courses. You must hold this certificate to become an Open Water Scuba Instructor.
Speciality Instructor Course
Completing this certification programme, as well as the Open Water Scuba Instructor course, allows you to teach a wide range of scuba-diving courses to your students. With the Speciality Instructor course, you’ll fine-tune your skills and teaching methods. You may choose from amongst numerous standard and distinctive specialities offered by your Course Director.