Drysuit Diver


This course provides training in the use of dry suits to become familiar and comfortable with their thermal protection options, controls and buoyancy characteristics. Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are considered competent to engage in open water diving activities while using a dry suit, without supervision, provided the diving activities and the areas dived approximate those of training.


  • Age. Minimum is 15 years by the water phase of the course. (Junior certification for ages 10-14 years is allowed.)
  • Certification/Experience/Knowledge. Current enrollment in a NAUI Instructor conducted course (e.g., Scuba Diver) or certification as a NAUI Scuba Diver or the equivalent is required. The instructor is to ensure adequate student knowledge and capability before any open water training and shall use skill or other evaluations to do so.