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How do I get a new NAUI dive card?

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Asked By: Valko Cucu | Last Updated: 20th April, 2020
To request a replacement card, completely fill out the Replacement Card form and (if possible) send or fax us a clear photocopy of your training logbook pages and/or temporary certification card/ validation form, or a clear photocopy of your existing card. Include these with the replacement request form.





Just so, how do I get a new dive card?

You can order a replacement card online or through your local PADI Dive Center or Resort. Choose a standard certification card, limited edition or Project AWARE®card, or go digital with a PADI eCard.

Also Know, which is better PADI or NAUI? The basic diving certification that PADI offers is known as Open water diver while the basic certification that NAUI offers is known as Scuba Diver. The only main difference between these certifications at this stage is that NAUI will train its divers the basic skills of saving an unconscious diver but PADI does not.

In respect to this, how long does NAUI scuba certification last?

Your NAUI certification does not expire, you are certified for life. But, if you do not make any dives for an extended amount of time, say a year, it is prudent for you to contact us for a refresher! Your certification is also well respected and received around the world.

How do I find my NAUI certification number?

Order yours online by following the link below! If you are not in our online database, you will also find a replacement card request form at the following link. Fax forms to 813-628-8253, email [email protected]naui.org, or give us a call at 813-628-6284.

Do you need your PADI card to dive?

Answer: If you are PADI or SSI certified we can often look you up online. It is therefor best to always carry your dive cards, or to sign up for PADI e-cards, which are stored on an App on your phone. If you have only recently certified, the temporary card that is emailed to you by your instructor is acceptable proof.

Does PADI expire?

No, your certification will not expire. As an PADI Open Water Diver, your certification is good for life. If you do not actively participate in scuba for an extended period of time, however, it’s a good idea to refresh your skills through the PADI ReActivate or Scuba Review classes.

How much is a replacement PADI card?

Or if you want to upload your certification onto your cell phone via PADI‘ eCard app , it will also cost you $37 — for each certification. NAUI charges $32 for a replacement card and $21 to replace a certificate.

What is a PADI card?

A PADI eCard is an electronic version of the plastic certification card. It displays information that instructors or dive operations around the world need to verify certification. The eCard will be hosted, managed and displayed through the existing free PADI App.

How long does it take to learn to scuba dive?

Typically, you’ll do 4–5 open water dives to earn your certification. All in all, expect 10–15 hours of self study, 8–10 hours of confined water training, and one weekend doing 4–5 dives to prove you are a diver. That’s it.

Can you get PADI certified online?

Start Your PADI®Scuba Education Online

You can get started immediately with the knowledge development portion of the course and work at your own pace using the PADI eLearning® system. This convenient, interactive study option allows you to learn anytime and anywhere you have an internet connection.

How long does it take to get a replacement PADI card?

Please note that it typically takes a couple of weeks to receive your certification cards. If you’ve been waiting for more than one month or have an issue with your new certification card, please contact your PADI office or local PADI Dive Center or Resort.

When was the first scuba dive?

Underwater pioneer Jacques Cousteau pays homage to diving’s roots. Determining who the first scuba diver was kind of depends on whom you ask. Many diving historians point to an Englishman named William James, who in 1825 invented what is commonly agreed to be the first open-circuit scuba system.

Is NAUI accepted everywhere?

NAUI is also accepted everywhere. Both agencies can make good and bad divers, but NAUI has the potential for better training if you get a good instructor. Any agency will have good and bad instructors, but a good instructor is more important in a NAUI course because they have more freedom.

How deep can you dive with NAUI open water?

‘ A NAUI Scuba Diver can dive to a depth of 18 metres (60 feet).

How deep can a divemaster dive?

You will be trained to dive to a depth of 30 meters (100 feet). You may also have the option to enroll in a Deep Diver Specialty course wherein you will be trained to dive as deep as 40 meters (140 feet). After your certification, you may plan to go deep diving with an experienced dive buddy.

How much does scuba gear cost?

Scuba diving equipment

The equipment you need will include a scuba diving mask ($20-200), a snorkel ($20-100), scuba diving wetsuit ($100-1000), and fins ($50-600). The total cost for all the scuba diving gear will be $200 on the budget side, into the thousands for a high end setup.

How deep can a open water diver go?

100 ft

Is SSI certification good for life?

SSI Scuba Skills Update. Although your certification card is valid for life, Scuba World recommends you dive at least six times per year to keep your skills proficient.

How often should you scuba dive?

Once a year is not enough

Especially for recently qualified divers, diving every 12 months means remembering skills, rules and procedures almost from scratch. Once-a-year divers will often spend the first two days of a five-day dive package reestablishing comfort in the water.

What are the levels of scuba certification?

There are two main scuba certification levels that most recreational scuba divers are interested in: the open water diver certification and the advanced open water diver certification. The open water diver certification allows you to dive down to depths of 60 feet.

What are the skills needed in scuba diving?

The skills include selection, functional testing, preparation and transport of scuba equipment, dive planning, preparation for a dive, kitting up for the dive, water entry, descent, breathing underwater, monitoring the dive profile (depth, time and decompression status), personal breathing gas management, situational

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