Why Scuba in Tampa?

There are many reasons to learn to scuba dive and get scuba certified in Tampa. For many it is the love of the ocean, for others it opens doors to new adventures. Scuba is a great sport that will provide endless opportunities to explore an undersea world that few see first hand. Scuba lessons in Tampa is easy and Trilogy Dive Center can give you more adventures to enjoy!

What is Scuba Certification?

Scuba certification in Tampa is easy. It involves the the process of learning to scuba dive and reaching industry benchmarks to show your competency. During the scuba certification process you will learn how your scuba equipment works, learn to use your equipment in a pool, and use those skills in actual scuba dives. All of this is to ensure that you have the training to be a safe diver. Trilogy Dive Center gives you options on getting scuba certified in Tampa. There are two scuba certification course options to choose from. A traditional weekend course that will get your scuba certification in one weekend. This is a great course for those on a time crunch or experienced in the water. It meets all the requirements for scuba certification in Tampa, just at a quicker pace.

The other option for scuba certification in Tampa is conducted over two weekends and a couple of evenings. This scuba certification course provides more instructor interaction, more time under the water, and more scuba certification check out dives. It also includes a "dry dive" in our hyperbaric chamber. During the dive our instructors teach you how to properly equalize your ears safely in our chamber.  You also learn to use your dive computer in an actual dive where your instructors can talk with you and explain your computer display. This is the premier scuba certification course in Tampa!

Steps to Scuba Certification in Tampa!

First, select an Instructor. Selecting a scuba instructor that you feel comfortable with is the most important step.  Discuss your desire for scuba certification and your goals with your instructor. Remember, scuba is not a natural act. You are going to learn to dive underwater, using life support equipment. Choose your instructor wisely, this person is going to teach you the fundamentals of diving safely. Mike Massaro and the Trilogy Dive Center Scuba Instruction Team are excellent choices to provide your scuba training. Our Instructors are military veterans and experienced scuba instructors. They will provide the training you need that will not only earn your certification but teach you to dive safely.


Scuba Academics

Once you talk with your Instructor and register for the class you will need to complete your academic requirements. You can choose to do your scuba class online or in a traditional setting. Most students choose online as it allows you to work at your own pace. This is a critical step in your scuba certification. You will review this material several times during the pool and check out dives during the scuba certification process. 

Pool Training and Check Out Dives

Once you complete your academics, your instructor will schedule your pool training sessions. During these sessions you will learn about your scuba equipment and wear it in the pool for the first time. You will learn many skills in the pool that will build your confidence and prepare you for your check-out dives.You will not proceed with your scuba certification until you feel comfortable in the pool and show that you can comfortably perform the essential scuba skills. The Trilogy Dive Center Instructor Team are experts at getting you through these skills to get your scuba certified.

Your check-out dives are a series of dives that will test your skills and knowledge of scuba. These dives are completed under the direct supervision of your instructor. Once successfully completed you will have earned your OPEN WATER SCUBA CERTIFICATION.

Choose Trilogy Dive Center for your scuba lessons in Tampa Bay. Our team will work with you through your scuba certification to ensure you become scuba certified safetly, and on your schedule. Learning to Scuba Dive is the start of an incredible underwater adventure. Start that Adventure today with Trllogy Dive Center in Tampa!!


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Hyperbaric Chamber at Trilogy Dive Center in Tampa, Florida.