Courses

Courses

Our courses are certified PADI courses and the price includes:

-Full rental equipment including top of the range dive computers when required

– Complimentary hotel transfers from all tourist destinations 

– Scuba diving insurance

– A fully qualified PADI instructor guide

-Manual and certification fees when required

Choose the course you are most interested in below and take the plunge today! 

First steps

Snorkelling Safari

before entering the water for snorkelling
  • Minimum age: No age requirements
  • Duration: 2-3 hours
  • Price: 40 €
  • The snorkelling safari is an adventure for the whole family, open to children and adults alike.
  • The course starts with an introduction to the abundance of marine life in Gran Canaria using our fish identification book.
  • Your PADI qualified instructor shall also demonstrate the correct way to snorkel and the appropriate safety requirements.
  • The excursion takes place in Amadores Bay or depending on weather conditions discovery bay in El Cabron can also be arranged for you.
  • Snorkelling is a great way to build your confidence in the water and to have a fun packed morning!

Bubble Maker

  • Minimum age: 8 years old
  • Requirements: A medical statement must be completed upon arrival
  • Duration: 2-3 hours
  • Price: 40 €
  • The Bubble Maker is a child orientated introduction to the world of scuba diving! It will allow your child to experience the feeling of being weightless and explore the underwater world of Gran Canaria.
  • The Bubble Maker is a one on one experience with a PADI qualified instructor in confined water with a maximum depth of 2 meters.
  •  Safety aspects of the course shall be discussed with the parents and with the child and a full briefing will be given.
  • Leagues Ahead Diving offer a variety of fun underwater activities and games for your child, and photos and videos are also available.
  • Parents are allowed to accompany their child to the dive site and can also partake in a Bubble maker experience for themselves.

 

Discover Scuba Diving

First scuba dive
  • Minimum age: 10 years old
  • Requirements: A medical statement must be completed upon arrival, not available to pregnant women. No alcohol must be consumed prior to diving.
  • Duration: 2-3 hours
  • Price: 80 €
  • The Discover scuba dive allows you to dive to a maximum depth of 12 meters with no prior experience!
  • Our PADI qualified instructors shall give you a detailed explanation of the logistics of the day, the apparatus you shall be using, the marine life in Gran Canaria and all safety aspects.
  • For beginners we use the fantastic dive site Amadores, the gentle shore entry and the sheltered bay makes it the most suitable dive site for you to take your first fin-kicks underwater!
  • At the dive site, full training shall be provided which takes approximately 20 minutes and includes basic scuba diving skills which ensure you are comfortable and prepared enough to take your first breaths underwater! However, we are more than willing to spend extra time to ensure you are relaxed and comfortable before proceeding on to the dive.
  • The dive shall last approximately 40 minutes depending on air consumption. This is more than enough time to be enthralled with the abundance of marine life that Gran Canaria has to offer, such as Angel Sharks, a native breed of shark common to Gran Canaria.
  • After the dive has finished we shall transport you back to your hotel.
  • Photos and videos can be purchased upon request.

Get Certified

  • Minimum age: 10 years old
  • Requirements: Scuba diver certification or above. A medical statement must be completed upon arrival, not available to pregnant women. No alcohol must be consumed prior to diving.
  • Duration: 2-3 hours
  • Price: 60€
  • The Scuba Diving refresher with Leagues Ahead Diving is the easiest way to refresh and perfect your scuba diving skills. You may find this course useful if you are a newly certified diver who wishes to build up your confidence in the water or you simply haven’t dived in a while.
  • The refresher course consists of perfecting some of the fundamental scuba diving skills in confined water. The skills include: Mask removal, alternative air source use, emergency weight belt drop and neutral buoyancy. Also equipment assembly/disassembly and maintenance.
  • After your memory has been refreshed and you feel comfortable you will then be guided on a dive under direct supervision.The dive shall last approximately 40 minutes.
  • Hotel transfers are available from all popular tourist destinations including Puerto Rico, Playa Del Ingles, Puerto De Mogan, Bahia Feliz and Arguineguin!

Scuba Diver Course

  • Minimum age: 10 years old
  • Requirements: A medical statement must be completed upon arrival, not available to pregnant women. No alcohol must be consumed prior to diving.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Price: 295 €
  • The Scuba Diver course is a two-day course which enables you to become a certified diver and dive to 12 metres with a qualified PADI professional.
  • The course consists of three confined water sessions and two open water dives. The confined water sessions allow you to learn the fundamental scuba diving skills which you need to be able to dive independently.
  • The two open water dives allow you to put these skills to practice!
  • After the course is completed you shall receive a diving license and will be able to dive freely around the world or alternatively you can choose to further your diving education and complete the open water course.
  • Pickups from your accommodation are complementary and can be adjusted around your schedule to suit your holiday needs!
  • Minimum age: 10 years old
  • Requirements: A medical statement must be completed upon arrival, not available to pregnant women. No alcohol must be consumed prior to diving.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Price: 395 €
  • The Open Water Scuba diving course is the world’s most renowned course.
  • This three-day course will enable you to dive to 18 metres independently.
  • The course shall begin with five confined water training sessions which will allow you to learn all the necessary diving skills to be able to dive competently.
  • You shall be guided through four dives in the ocean each lasting approximately forty to fifty minutes depending on air consumption.
  • Supplemented to the practical side of the Open water course is the theory. You shall be asked to complete five knowledge reviews in your Open water manual, four quizzes and an exam to test your knowledge on everything you have been taught. But don’t worry! An instructor will be with you every step of the way to help you learn and understand every aspect of scuba diving.
  • Underwater photographs and videos are available to ensure you remember your first breaths underwater!
  • Complimentary pickups are available so why not come and enjoy learning to dive in a fun and relaxing environment!

Advanced Open Water Course

  • Minimum age: 12 years old
  • Requirements: A medical statement must be completed upon arrival, not available to pregnant women. No alcohol must be consumed prior to diving. You must be an Open water diver before completing this course
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Price: 295 €
  • The advanced open water course is a fantastic and fun way to further your diving career and see more of what the ocean has to offer.
  • Remember 70% of the earth’s surface is water so why not dive deeper and discover more!
  • The course consists of 5 open water dives and 5 knowledge reviews.
  • At the end of this course, you will be certified to dive to 30 metres independently.

This advanced course consists of five speciality dives.

  Two compulsory dives:

  • -Deep Diving (mandatory)
  • -Underwater Navigation (mandatory)

And three you can choose yourself:

  • Peak Performance Buoyancy (recommended)
  • AWARE Fish Identification
  • Night Diving
  • Drift Diving
  • Wreck
  • Search and Recovery
  • Boat Diving

Master Scuba Diver

  • Requirements: Rescue Diver, 50 logged dives, 5 PADI Specialties
  • Price: 60 €
  • The Master Scuba Diver Course is a summary of your accomplishments.

Rescue Diver Course

rescue course training
  • Minimum age: 12 years old
  • Requirements: A medical statement must be completed upon arrival, not available to pregnant women. No alcohol must be consumed prior to diving.
  • Must be an Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Price: 290 €

 

  • You will watch yourself grow and adapt as a diver to be able to cope with several different scenarios including the management of diving water-related accidents and self-rescue.
  • Your focal point shall now be broadened to care for and supervise other divers until these practices become second nature.
  • Many scuba divers describe the Rescue Course as the most rewarding diving course, simply because you become a much more aware diver, who is prepared to manage any incident that you may come across.
  • Throughout the course you shall learn and master:
  • Self-rescue. The protocol to undertake if you experience any problems underwater such as cramp, vertigo and equipment failure.
  • You shall become more aware of the divers around you and learn to recognize divers who are experiencing problems such as being nervous, experiencing gas narcosis or fatigue.
  • Emergency management and equipment – you shall learn the most effective steps to undertake in the event of an emergency.
  •  Aquire confidence to undertake the necessary steps in the event of a panicked diver 
  • Learn how to get an unresponsive diver to the surface safely and then the necessary steps to ensure they have the best chance of survival.

Go Pro

Divemaster Course

  • Minimum age: 18 years old
  • Requirements: A professional medical statement. 40 logged dives and the Rescue diver Certification.
  • Duration: Available upon request
  • Price: 600 €
  • The PADI Divemaster course is the first level of professional training
  • You will be working side by side with a trained instructor to gain invaluable knowledge and diving skills that you won’t be able to learn elsewhere.
  • Throughout the course, you will develop your theoretical knowledge on diving guided by a PADI qualified instructor in our classroom or by independent study.
  • To enhance your diving skills you will be diving most days to ensure you are comfortable in the water and gain the necessary experience to be able to effectively plan, organise and direct dives as well as reach the 60 logged dives needed to complete the course.
  • As you progress further through the course, our instructors shall allocate you more tasks to complete within the dive centre in Playa Del Ingles. This shall increase your experience and really integrate you into the diving team. You shall learn to guide dives, become a teaching assistant as well as preparing and maintaining diving equipment. You will also learn:
  • How to perform a dive briefing
  • Diving safety and risk management
  • Mapping a dive site
  • You will be able to assist with those taking a scuba diving course
  • Assisting those learning to dive for the first time
  • Dive management
  • By the end of the course, you will become a role model to divers across the world.

 

Divemaster Internship

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  • Minimum age: 18 years old
  • Requirements: A professional medical statement. 20 logged dives and be certified as an Advanced Open water diver
  • Duration: Available upon request
  • Price: Dependent on prior certification and number of logged dives
  • The dive master internship at Leagues Ahead Diving is a brilliant opportunity for you to gain real life experience of working in a dive centre. 
  • To enhance your diving skills you will be diving most days to ensure you are comfortable in the water and gain the necessary experience and logged dives
  •  The days you are not diving you may choose to have a day off as a break or a study day.
  • During the internship, you shall be awarded the Emergency First Response course, the Rescue Diver course, the PADI Divemaster certification and the sixty logged dives necessary to complete this course.
  • A Skype call can be arranged to talk to through the Divemaster course and make you feel at ease, our company Skype name is: Leagues Ahead Diving.
  • Please email to inquire and please don’t hesitate to ask any questions.

DSD leader

  • Minimum age: 18 years old
  • Requirements: A professional medical statement and the PADI dive master certification.
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Price: 200 €
  • This addition to the dive master internship/course will allow you to take customers scuba diving during their Discover Scuba diving lesson.  
  • After you have gained this certification you will be allowed to take a ratio of 4:1 customers in the swimming pool and 2:1 customers in the ocean ( maximum 6 meters depth.)
  • In order to gain this certification you must conduct four separate Discover Scuba Diving lessons under the direct supervision of an instructor. 
  • This is a great addition to your CV and is highly sort after in the scuba diving industry