Welcome to the
Dive Station.

We are a professional diver / instructor training facility located in Orlando, Florida. We offer many courses to accommodate the recreational and technical diver. If you are looking for a course director with experience, our training director Keith A. Mattson CD 15561 has personally certified more than 3,500 students from open water diver to instructor. Mattson has also taught more than 225 Instructor Development Courses and logged more than 13,000 recreational and technical dives. The Dive Station conducted the first PADI Enriched Air Instructor course, the first Emergency Response Instructor course and was the first to be certified as a PADI Career Development Center in 1995. Our school is approved for VA training and is also the only school approved through the Commission of Independent Learning Education in Central Florida as a trade school. All FDI Instructors are retired or ex-military. We have conducted courses in many countries to include South Africa, Guantanamo Bay, Germany, Costa Rica, the Bahamas and the Caribbean Islands. If you are interested in a guide to accompany you to some distant land, we provide that service. We are the only dive center in Orlando with an onsite pool. Enjoy cruising our web site and join us down under!


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  PADI Five Star Dive Centers are progressive dive shops that provide a full range of PADI scuba diving education programs, equipment selection and experience opportunities, while encouraging aquatic environmental responsibility. These businesses excel in providing quality services to divers, present a professional image and actively promote the benefits of recreational scuba diving, snorkeling, dive travel, and environmental protection. PADI Five Star Dive Centers embrace the PADI System of diver education and offer regular continuing education programs to ensure divers have the opportunity to advance their skills and knowledge. These dive businesses are active in the community and are committed to providing customer satisfaction along with great dive experiences. PADI Five Star Instructor Development Centers (Five Star IDCs) are dive centers that meet all PADI Five Star Dive Center standards, plus offer PADI instructor-level training. Five Star IDCs have at least one PADI Course Director on staff and are committed to offering PADI Instructor Development Courses and continuing education opportunities to dive professionals. These businesses excel in using the PADI System of diver education to introduce people to scuba diving, and then provide the continuing education that allows individuals to progress on to the dive professional level. If your goal is to become a PADI Scuba Instructor, find a PADI Five Star IDC to start earning the world’s most recognized and desired professional scuba rating.

 

PADI Five Star Dive Centers are progressive dive shops that provide a full range of PADI scuba diving education programs, equipment selection and experience opportunities, while encouraging aquatic environmental responsibility. These businesses excel in providing quality services to divers, present a professional image and actively promote the benefits of recreational scuba diving, snorkeling, dive travel, and environmental protection. PADI Five Star Dive Centers embrace the PADI System of diver education and offer regular continuing education programs to ensure divers have the opportunity to advance their skills and knowledge. These dive businesses are active in the community and are committed to providing customer satisfaction along with great dive experiences.

PADI Five Star Instructor Development Centers (Five Star IDCs) are dive centers that meet all PADI Five Star Dive Center standards, plus offer PADI instructor-level training. Five Star IDCs have at least one PADI Course Director on staff and are committed to offering PADI Instructor Development Courses and continuing education opportunities to dive professionals. These businesses excel in using the PADI System of diver education to introduce people to scuba diving, and then provide the continuing education that allows individuals to progress on to the dive professional level. If your goal is to become a PADI Scuba Instructor, find a PADI Five Star IDC to start earning the world’s most recognized and desired professional scuba rating.

  Electronic learning (eLearning) is the delivery of education online, using web-based technology. PADI eLearning allows you to begin your dive education at your convenience, on the internet, and finish your training in the water with a PADI Professional. With PADI eLearning, you complete the knowledge development (classroom) portion of the most popular courses at your own pace – studying anytime and anywhere you have a high-speed internet connection. If you have a busy schedule or just prefer the convenience of online study, eLearning is a good choice. Come in to The Dive Station to complete your training While you’re working through the PADI Open Water Diver course online or after you complete all the segments, you can print your eLearning Record and then bring it in to start your underwater adventures.  Then GO Dive You’ll learn and master dive skills from one of our highly-trained PADI Instructors during confined and open water dives. The skills you learn during these dives will prepare you to explore a whole new world. Start today on a lifetime of adventure and fun! Convenient online access to knowledge development course material for one year. Unlimited and unrestricted access to an online version of the PADI Open Water Diver Manual. At your own pace complete PADI knowledge assessments. Visit or contact us anytime during business hours. Payment is $169 US for eLearning via a secure online payment system. There are additional charges for in-water training and snorkeling equipment.

 

Electronic learning (eLearning) is the delivery of education online, using web-based technology. PADI eLearning allows you to begin your dive education at your convenience, on the internet, and finish your training in the water with a PADI Professional. With PADI eLearning, you complete the knowledge development (classroom) portion of the most popular courses at your own pace – studying anytime and anywhere you have a high-speed internet connection. If you have a busy schedule or just prefer the convenience of online study, eLearning is a good choice.

Come in to The Dive Station to complete your training
While you’re working through the PADI Open Water Diver course online or after you complete all the segments, you can print your eLearning Record and then bring it in to start your underwater adventures. 

Then GO Dive
You’ll learn and master dive skills from one of our highly-trained PADI Instructors during confined and open water dives. The skills you learn during these dives will prepare you to explore a whole new world. Start today on a lifetime of adventure and fun!

Convenient online access to knowledge development course material for one year.

Unlimited and unrestricted access to an online version of the PADI Open Water Diver Manual.

At your own pace complete PADI knowledge assessments.

Visit or contact us anytime during business hours.

Payment is $169 US for eLearning via a secure online payment system. There are additional charges for in-water training and snorkeling equipment.

  PADI Technical Training The Dive Station is a well equipped diving facility located in Orlando. We pride ourselves in thorough, personalized instruction and service. Our reputation for excellent instruction is growing as is our repeat business. Classes are conducted in a relaxed efficient manner; the instructor/student ratio is maintained so that the students receive the attention required for maximum comprehension and performance. Our facility consists of a retail sales floor, equipment servicing area, large classroom (16’ x 27’), and a large outdoor pool. Our pool is less than 8’ from your classroom. This will allow you ample practice time to prepare yourself for the future. We also have storage areas and plenty of wall space for rinsing and drying equipment. Students are welcome to leave their equipment on the premises for the duration of the course. Our open water training site is accessible all year long and is not affected by any type of weather conditions. It is one of the best training sites in the state of Florida.

 

PADI Technical Training

The Dive Station is a well equipped diving facility located in Orlando. We pride ourselves in thorough, personalized instruction and service. Our reputation for excellent instruction is growing as is our repeat business. Classes are conducted in a relaxed efficient manner; the instructor/student ratio is maintained so that the students receive the attention required for maximum comprehension and performance.

Our facility consists of a retail sales floor, equipment servicing area, large classroom (16’ x 27’), and a large outdoor pool. Our pool is less than 8’ from your classroom. This will allow you ample practice time to prepare yourself for the future. We also have storage areas and plenty of wall space for rinsing and drying equipment. Students are welcome to leave their equipment on the premises for the duration of the course.

Our open water training site is accessible all year long and is not affected by any type of weather conditions. It is one of the best training sites in the state of Florida.

 

2016 SCUBA Specials

THE DIVER PACKAGE:

  • Sherwood Avid BCD
  • Magnum regulator
  • Octo + Combo Guages
  • Nitrox Computer

$1712 Original Price
$1205 Your Price

 

Monthly Installment Plan!

$600 (+ tax) DOWN = Dive Gear NOW

Owning your own dive gear can be a big investment. To help with financial burdens, we are now offering a payment plan of a down-payment + 5 affordable monthly installments. The best part?! YOU take home your equipment after your initial down-payment!

Pay $600 non-refundable payment (+tax) towards the purchase of your Gear Package selected above.
Pay the remaining balance of $605 (+tax) in 5 equal monthly payments, interest free.


 

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