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Ice Diver


Ice Diver course is designed to be an introduction to ice diving and to help the student diver develop the skills, knowledge and techniques necessary for ice diving.

Priorities in the course:

  • the planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of ice diving.
  • site selection, preparation and hole-cutting procedures.
  • special equipment, safety lines, signals, communications, line tending and line-securing techniques.
  • effects of cold, emergency procedures and safety-diver procedures.
We offer this Specialty Instructor Course in our locations in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Be a renewed PADI Assistant Instructor (or higher rating) or have completed an IDC/OWSI within the last 12 months.


One day including two open water dive. You can download a form to show your 10 logged ice dives for your Specialty Instructor Course here: logged ice dives.


  • PADI Specialty Instructor Outline for Ice Diving
  • Additional to your other dive gear: UW Torch, separat First Stages, Drysuit
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AWARE Fish Indentification
AWARE Shark Conservation
Boat Diver
Cavern Diver
Deep Diver
Digital Underwater Photography
Diver Propulsion Vehicle
Drift Diver
Dry Suit Diver
Emergency Oxygen Provider
Enriched Air Nitrox
Equipment Specialist
Free Diver
Full Face Mask Diver
Gas Blender
Ice Diver
Multilevel & Computer Diver
Night Diver
Recompression Chamber
Search & Recovery Diver
Self Reliant Diver
Semiclosed Rebreather
Sidemount Diver
UW Communication with a FFM
Underwater Naturalist
Underwater Navigator
Underwater Videographer
Wreck Diver