Into to Tech is taught under the NAUITec technical diving division. The Intro To Tech course is an introduction to the rigors of technical diving, and has a strong curriculum of skills development. Key aspects of the course are buoyancy, trim and propulsion techniques.
Divers will learn use of a backplate diving system with double cylinders in the NAUI Technical Equipment Configuration (NTEC), pay meticulous attention to dive planning, gear configuration and fundamental dives skills. Course includes supervised gear selection and rigging, diving academics, and video based diver training.
Completion of the NAUI Intro to Tech course allows progression to exciting training opportunities including decompression diving, wreck penetration, cave diving, ice diving, technical sidemount diving, and mine diving.
Cost of course includes tuition and materials (e-learning). You will complete 6 dives, two of the dives will be from a Monterey charter dive boat.
Rental equipment is not included in the class cost, but a special there is a special package of $100 for the entire class. The rental fee can further be reduced to $50 if you purchase your require advanced equipment at Pro Scuba (see below)
**Students must provide flashlight, tank light and a cutting device
*Special Student Discount on Rental Equipment/$100
Scuba Tanks for Pool and Ocean Training
Student Education Kit
You will learn in our comfortable air-conditioned classroom with state of the art training aids. The electronic CPR mannequins provide immediate feedback to the students. You will be able to actually perform the Abdominal Thrust on our foreign body obstruction simulator. Our classes meet or exceed the American Red Cross standards. NAUI training meets the standard of ILCOR and OSHA, our training is recognized by the U.S. Coast Guard.
All training is at the professional level at no additional charge for:
CPR and AED
Emergency 02 Administration
First Aid and Blood Borne Pathogens
The required textbook is common to all courses and must be purchased with any one course.
Special Price: Sign up for all three classes and only pay for two -- $100 for tuition plus $40 textbook!
Academic Course: $100.00
Student Education Kit $70
Learn to dive the fun and easy way with our beginning scuba course. You'll become a certified scuba diver using our enjoyable and modern dive-training program. Classes are available year-round, and you can start right away. See how easy learning to dive really is!
Step One - $174
Register for your home study kit by calling us or stopping by the dive shop. The NAUI student learning kit includes you textbook, e-learning activation code, DVD, logbook and dive tables. Start learning at your convenience in the comfort of your own home.
Step Two - $351
Check our monthly class calendar and pick a class that works for you to begin "step two". Our experienced scuba instructors will review the basics you've read in the manual. Then you'll practice your scuba skills and techniques in your pool sessions - again under the guidance of our experienced instructors.
Step Three - $0
You'll have the opportunity to make 5 enjoyable dives applying the skills you learned in "Step Two". You can make these dives in our local waters, or on one of our regular trips to various beautiful dive locations. Congratulations you're a certified NAUI Scuba Diver!
Certified Scuba Diver - total is $525
Requirements/Age: Must be 10 years or Older
Students Must Provide:
We also offer a full line of private and semi- private training opportunities, perfect for the diver who needs an accelerated diving program or has complex schedule.
|Private Instruction (1 diver)||$995 - your schedule is ours|
|Semi-Private (2 divers)||$895 per person - flexible schedule|
|Semi Private (3 divers)||$845 per person - flexible schedule|
Eligible divers must be NAUI Scuba Diver certified (or equivalent), NAUI Nitrox Diver certified (or equivalent) with 10 logged nitrox dives, an experienced drysuit diver and be 15 years of age. Technical dive equipment is available for rent from Pro Scuba Dive Center.
Course includes instruction, materials, 6 hours of pool training and certification costs. Students are responsible for their own gear and consumables, including equipment rental, gas, batteries, etc. Technical gear is available for rent.
$695 Private class (1 student)
$450 Group class (2--4 students)
You’ll start off with the NAUI home study e-learning program in the convenience of your own home. Once completed, your instructor will meet with you for your first classroom session. Your instructor will talk about dive equipment, the science of diving, responsible diving practices and the environment. Then it’s off to be fitted for your SCUBA dive gear! Following the classroom sessions you will learn many skills in the water with practice time for your safety and comfort. Your course will conclude your training in Monterey Bay with a minimum of five open water dives!
We strive to provide you with the best experience possible. From the day you start training with us, to the day you get certified, your instructor will be there every step of the way. With a NAUI training program you will not only learn basic skills commonly found in other basic dive programs, but you will learn new skills in rescue and problem solving which are not found in other basic level dive certification programs. We believe these skills are essential to your personal comfort and lead to enjoying this sport for a lifetime. You wont find us cutting any corner and there are no minimum wage instructors here! We also do not have any hidden fees for Instructors, certification cards, or pool and gear rental.
Once you become a certified diver, perhaps you want to further your training with our Advanced Scuba Diver course? Perhaps you want to become a dive professional and go all the way to Dive Master or even become an Instructor! Whatever your scuba and skin diving needs, we can help you realize your dreams! We teach all levels of dive instruction with both group and private training opportunities!