We are a Proud PADI 5* IDC Centre Specialising in PADI Scuba Diving Courses, Learn to Dive, Instructional Courses and everywhere in between, as well as Scuba Diving and Snorkelling Equipment and Fun!
We at Academy of Scuba aim to be your one stop shop for all your Melbourne Scuba diving needs. Offering entry level to professional and technical training, gear servicing, gear hire, interstate and overseas travel, as well as a very active social club who dive every weekend. We are proud supporters of Redboats and dive regularily to explore the beauty of the bay.
Academy of Scuba strives to provide the best scuba training in Victoria. Utilising the highest calibre Instructors and Divemasters in the industry, we nurture a learning environment that best benefits our students. We will offer a safe learning environment that meets all legislative and Australian Standards.
We aim to provide the highest level of customer service through continued staff education and most importantly individual attention. The customer may not always be right – but they are ALWAYS deserved of respect.
Academy Of Scuba is not content in being Victoria’s best dive stores and training centre, but will always aim to be at the pinnacle of our industry Australia wide. Staff, club member and customer satisfaction is paramount in this vision.
In addition to the above, as divers, we recognise that we have a responsibility towards the conservation and protection of the marine environments that we are privileged to explore. At Academy of Scuba we aim to be the ambassadors of change in marine protection and environmental awareness. Through education and activities organised for not only our divers, but all the public, we aim to empower everyone in encouraging them to make a positive impact in a world that needs more ocean defenders.
Why learn to scuba dive with the Academy of Scuba?
- Padi Open Water Diver courses starting weekly
- We have a retail store near the city and a dive lodge in Rye to help cater to your diving needs
- Various learning options - learn to dive in 2 weekends with 3 or 4 day courses, or learn midweek or privately
- All PADI Professional courses catered for, with a Course Director on site
- All scuba training exceeds standards in safety
- Four students to 1 Diving Professional ratio on entry level courses
- Access to accommodation at our large Club house when down at Rye
- A huge support network is offered after you learn to scuba dive so that you keep diving
- We are a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development and TDI, CDAA Training Centre
Academy of Scuba is a 100% Aware PADI 5-Star Instructor Development Centre. This means that every time Academy of Scuba certifies a student, at any level of diving, we make a donation to Project Aware.
100% AWARE donations are put towards projects which target protection for the world’s most threatened shark species and the removal and prevention of marine debris from treasured underwater environments.
Together we can make ocean protection a reality.
What are you waiting for? Come and join us diving NOW!