CMAS* SCUBA Diver

CMAS* SCUBA Diver,or just CMAS*, is an entry level recreational SCUBA diving certificate issued by Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques (CMAS).

The certificate allows diving down to 21 meters, but does not allow night diving or use of nitrox. Both require higher level certificates. CMAS* training is issued by both diving clubs and diving centers, and is awarded by the national diving associations. In the Nordic region, the certificate CMAS* Nordic SCUBA Diver is awarded, as the course is more extensive (at least six dives) and the course includes curriculum for cold water diving.

Course Details

The course requires the following-
* Minimum 4 days(for dives and theory)
* Minimum 4 lagoon dives(in lagoon areas)
* Minimum 4 open sea dives
* Theory Classes regarding Physics and Accidents in Diving
* Basic underwater exercises
* Basic Signal Knowledge
* Understanding of Deco Tables

CMAS recommended curriculum

*12 theoretical lessons totaling 385 minutes
*practical lessons totaling 480 minutes
*8 open water dives

External links

* [http://www.cmas.org CMAS]


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