Scuba Diving Training

By bcwolfen - Posted on 20 May 2009

Nanaimo Dive Outfitters offers recreational, technical, and Pro scuba dive courses with PADI, SDI/TDI, and DAN.

Our crew of professional staff are passionate about scuba diving and are continuously improving their own skills and knowledge through continuing education. We dive all the time in some of the most challenging conditions and share our experiences with those who want to learn and explore more of our waters. Our staff is focused on providing you with a fun and exciting experience with safety as the guiding factor.

NDO provides a full complement of recreation scuba dive training from your first breath under water to the most challenging courses as a recreational diver.

Discover ScubaScuba TuneupLearn to Scuba DiveAdvanced DiverSpecialty DiverRescue DiverMaster Diver

We have a full complement of technical courses from your first step into different equipment configurations, to the most advanced gases and rebreather diving.
Hog Reg ServiceIntro to TechAdvanced NitroxDeco ProceduresAdvanced WreckTrimix DiverRebreather Diver

Start your PADI pro training with NDO. We also offer pro training with SDI/TDI.

First Aid
NDO provides training in first aid, CPR, AED, O2 Administration, Hazardous Marine Life, and Neurological Assessment through EFR and DAN.

Emergency First ResponseDiver Emergency Managament Provider

Why Choose Nanaimo Dive Outfitters to Learn to Dive?

  • We are a local, family owned company that prides ourselves on giving good, personal service during every visit at our store.
  • You will receive quality classroom and pool instruction. We provide personal contact and assistance to match your progress. You won’t feel like you’re left to figure things out on your own.
  • We provide flexible scheduling; if our regularly scheduled classes don’t work for you, we will provide alternatives to make it work.
  • You will train in small groups during pool and open water sessions.
  • There are no hidden costs – the fee you see is the fee you pay.
  • You can use our snorkeling gear or purchase your own.
  • You will train with high-quality, new gear. Training gear is replaced on a regular basis to ensure optimal performance.
  • You will learn under the guidelines of PADI,SDI, or TDI all of which maintain some of the highest standards in the industry and are members of the RSTC (Recreational Scuba Training Council) that sets the international standards for scuba dive training.
  • You will automatically become a lifetime NDO Club Member, which entitles you to equipment discounts and advance notice of upcoming sales & specials.
  • You will be notified of upcoming activities & events, including the weekly fun dives, boat charter outings, weekend trips, tropical trips, west coast trips, and many more.
  • Our instructors dive on a regular basis to practice and improve their skills. They are constantly learning and keeping up with the latest in scuba diving technology and techniques.

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