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This highly sought after and quality course is designed to train persons with diving experience, in the safe use of SCUBA diving with no decompression, to a maximum depth of 35 metres/115 feet.

This programme is broken into Two Sections:


This is the theory or academic section, which any person may take and complete, followed, without obligation, the Second Section which is the practical session where you can learn with an Instructor the underwater skills necessary for this level of training and complete your certification.

When you purchase this programme on-line you are effectively purchasing the access for 12 months to the theoretical content, knowledge reviews and exam for this level of diver training, which consists of download PDF manuals with detailed information broken into 9 sections covering the following subjects:

Diving In General







Confined Water Training

Open Water Training

RAID provides you with more information and knowledge development than any Instructor lead lectures only or short video can provide in a limited time period generally offered.

Any person who purchases this course will receive the comprehensive academic training package, without the need to complete the practical session (no obligation).

The on-line training package includes:

PDF Manuals

Quick Quiz and Exam (open book)

12 month access to manuals (can download)


With your RAID Instructor.

Confined water – minimum 1 hour underwater training

Open Water – minimum 4 hours underwater and 6 Dives

NOTE: Training is divided into two sections. Academic or Theoretical, which is provided for in the course manuals / materials provided online. These may be purchased (RAID STORE) directly or provided for by Sandton Scuba & Swim following your appointment. The second part is your practical training which is managed by Sandton Scuba & Swim and conducted by the appointed RAID Instructor. For the practical training costs, you must discuss this with Sandton Scuba & Swim.


Upon successfully passing the practical training:

International Diver Certification

On-line logbook

Diver certification E or C-card

Unrestricted access to manuals

Remember you can purchase the manuals now without any obligation to complete the practical training!

We must point out that the practical training cost (Second Section) is not included in the online fee. This cost must be discussed between yourself and the appointed RAID dive centre / Instructor who will complete the practical training.

Remember you can purchase the manuals now without any obligation to complete the practical training!

PREREQUISITES for the Practical Training

Be aged 15 years old or over.

Have a minimum of 4 hours logged underwater in an Open Water environment

Be a RAID Open Water 20 or RAID Explorer 30 Specialty or equivalent certification from a recognised training agency.

Documented proof of prerequisite requirements needs to be presented to Sandton Scuba & Swim for approval prior to any in water training.

If you are registered go to RAID ONLINE STORE in your login and purchase your course.

The above is subject to the RAID General Diving Standards and change without notice.

Contact Details

21 Van Riebeeck St, Norscot, Sandton, 2055