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Celebrating our 62nd Year of Safe and Comprehensive Scuba Training
level scuba is the most important SCUBA course you will ever take. To
enjoy the sport of scuba diving safely you must have the best and most
comprehensive scuba training available. The IDEA open water scuba
course (entry level) is designed to offer training and information that
will be needed by new divers to dive safely. Information and training
provided during the open water course will also be used by the novice
diver to progress safely to other specialty areas of diving. The next
step is advanced open water training. After the advanced certification
you will have sufficient training to engage in other diver specialty
training courses. Other diver specialties include night diver, deep
diver, wreck diver, nitrox diver and many other specialties. All
training offered by IDEA instructors is a academic and proficiency
based scuba training. IDEA
offers the most comprehensive scuba training available. As an IDEA
scuba student you will receive safe and comprehensive training in
classroom, water skills and open water training.
The International Diving Educators Association
ESTABLISHED IN 1952 as the FSDA
"Scuba Training Committee".
IDEA is a founding member of the
Recreational Scuba Training Council©
(RSTC)©) and the World Recreational
Scuba Training Council© (WRSTC)© . Visit the RSTC & WRSTC @
Need to find an IDEA Scuba Instructor, IDEA Dive Store or Scuba School
near you? call IDEA Headquarters.
IDEA International Headquarters is located in
Jacksonville Fl. USA. To contact IDEA at:
IDEA P.0. Box 8427
Jacksonville Fl, 32239
Phone 904 744-5554 fax 904 743 5425
IDEA is America's first scuba certification agency. IDEA was established in 1952 as the "Scuba Training Committee" for the Florida Skin Divers Association (FSDA). FSDA is still in operation and is the voice of the skin and scuba divers in Florida. Both Organizations are celebrating our 62nd anniversary this year. For more information go to IDEA / FSDA History page. To visit FSDA's Web Site click below.