Ice Diver
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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. The Ice Diver Specialty course is intended and designed to be a supervised introduction to diving under ice. Training should emphasize fun and safety.

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 in 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.


  • Ice Diver Specialty Instructor Outline,
  • Additional to your other dive gear: uw light, two separate first stages, drysuit, dry gloves,
  • Adequate exposure protection for surface (out of the water).
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Cavern Diver
Deep Diver
Digital Underwater Photography
Diver Propulsion Vehicle
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Dry Suit Diver
DSMB Diver
Emergency Oxygen Provider
Enriched Air Nitrox
Equipment Specialist
Full Face Mask Diver
Gas Blender (Tec)
Ice Diver
Lionfish Diver
Multilevel & Computer Diver
Night Diver
Recompression Chamber
Sea Turtle Diver
Search & Recovery Diver
Self Reliant Diver
Semiclosed Rebreather
Sidemount Diver (SM)
UW Communication with a FFM
Underwater Naturalist
Underwater Navigator
Underwater Videographer
Whaleshark Diver
Wreck Diver