Veteran’s Dive Training

Veterans! Trade your military uniform for a new one: Shorts & Flip Flops!

The time to start your training is now. Start at the beginning, by learning to dive or continue where you left off and take your certification to the next level. Sea Experience Diving Schools is the scuba school that will meet all your scuba training needs.

Sea Experience Diving Schools is approved for VA educational benefits and is licensed by the State of Florida’s Commission for Independent Education as required by law. We are approved for vocational rehabilitation through the State of Florida as well.

Veterans, you can use Chapters 30, 31, 33 and 35 under the GI Bill®.

Approved Courses:

  • Total Immersion Program (60 dives, 36 days): PADI Open Water Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, PADI Master Scuba Diver, PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver, EFR First Aid/CPR/AED, DAN Emergency Oxygen Administration, PADI Rescue Diver and PADI Divemaster. 
  • Phase 1 (18 dives, 16 days): PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver, EFR First Aid/CPR/AED, DAN Emergency Oxygen Administration, PADI Rescue Diver and PADI Divemaster. 
  • Phase 2 (6 Dives, 11 days): PADI Assistant Instructor, PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, Emergency First Response Instructor and the PADI Instructor Examination.
  • Phase 3 (23 dives, 23 days): 
    • PADI Master Scuba Diver Prep Course: Enriched Air Nitrox, Night Instructor, Search & Recovery Instructor, Deep Diving Instructor, and Underwater Navigation Instructor
    • DAN Diving Emergency Management Provider Instructor: Emergency Oxygen Provider Instructor, Neurological Assessment Instructor, Hazardous Marine Life Injuries Instructor, Basic Life Support and First Aid Instructor
    • Resort Operations Specialist: Equipment Specialty Instructor, Boat Diving Instructor, Wreck Diving Instructor, Digital Underwater Photography Instructor, DSAT Gas Blender, Increase your Tips workshop, In-Service Rescue Drills, Boat Crew Internship, Fill Station Operations, PSI Visual Cylinder Inspector, PSI Eddy Current Technician, PSI Oxygen Cylinder Cleaning Technician, Valve Repair Technician, Project AWARE Dive and resume preparation and job placement assistance. 

ATTENTION VETERANS!
Do you want to further your
dive education and become a
PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor?

Sea Experience is
APPROVED FOR VA EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS!

Veterans, you can use your Education Benefits to pursue a career in the scuba diving industry. Veterans using Chapters 30, 31, 33 (aka Post 9/11) and 35 are eligible to apply and enroll in professional scuba career development training at Sea Experience. 

Contact Jayne Haas at scuba@divefortlauderdale.com or
at 813-362-6206 for more information.
Also,State of Florida Department of Education Vocational Rehabilitation Approved.



For enrollment information contact: 
Jayne Haas: Administrator
info@divefortlauderdale.com
Phone: 813-362-6206

For curriculum and your training while at Sea Experience contact: 
Genevieve Sparg: Head of Training & Lead Course Director
gsparg@divefortlauderdale.com

Why a career in the scuba diving industry?
  • It is a great transition career for those wanting a change or as an enhancement to a current career.
  • Travel the world, island hop, experience scuba diving and working in a variety of locales.
  • There is a wide variety of opportunities in the scuba diving industry; instructing, working on boats, law enforcement, marine biology, protecting the ocean environment to name a few examples.
  • Pursue your passion for diving and teaching.
Why Sea Experience Diving Schools?
  • The majority of your training is done in the ocean, not a lake. 
  • Training is completed in a few months rather than years as is typical with a traditional college. 
  • Train in an environment that you will actually be working in.
  • Real World experience and training by those who live the dive life every day. Our staff are divers with scuba certifications ranging from Dive Master, Master Scuba Diver Trainer, Master Instructor thru Course Director.
  • Sea Experience is a full service dive center and training facility with everything located in one place including the scuba school, pool, and boats. We are located at the Bahia Mar resort and Marina, at the heart of Ft. Lauderdale Beach.
  • This training is for those serious about a professional experience. There are no interns doing the training on crowded boats and you will not be staying in noisy, barrack style housing.
  • Resume and job placement assistance is included in all professional level courses.