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Self-Reliant Diver


This course is designed to be an introduction to multilevel diving and to help your future student diver develop the necessary skills, knowledge and techniques.

Priorities in the course:

  • the planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of multilevel diving.
  • definition and advantages of multilevel diving.
  • methods of calculating multilevel dives (eRDPML and/or dive computers).
  • review of decompression sickness theory.
  • review of emergency decompression procedures.
  • review of PADI's S.A.F.E. campaign.
  • procedures for flying after diving.
  • guidelines, rules and procedures for multilevel diving with the eRDPML and/or diving computers.
  • care and maintenance of dive computers.
We offer this Specialty Instructor Course in all our locations.

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


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


  • Your own dive computer incl. manufactor guidelines
  • PADI Specialty Instructor Outline for Multulevel Diving
  • Additional to your other dive gear: eRDP ML
Altitude Diver
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