Price Match Guarantee

Maximum Scuba sells the top brand names in scuba diving and snorkeling equipment and will match any price from any authorized dealer! Just Ask!

If you find a lower price on a new, identical item, that we sell, just show us the lower price before check out and we will match that price, or give you the best price we can without compromising our service or your warranty. Our price match guarantee applies to prices from other brick-n-mortar retail stores and online stores.

Professional Courses

Professional-Level Courses for Scuba Diving Leaders and Scuba Instructors

Are you ready to transform your life?

You’ve been a scuba diver for over six months, you may have already attained the Master Scuba Diver rating, and treated yourself to several fun-filled scuba diving vacations —but something’s missing. Then one day you realize that you not only want to participate in scuba diving, but you want to teach the sport you have come to love.

PADI’s Professional-Level Training:

  • Helps you expand your knowledge of dive theory.
  • Teaches you to apply the PADI System to confined water skills, knowledge development presentations, and open water training.
  • Provides career opportunities worldwide.
  • Expands your knowledge of scuba gear.
  • Enables you to meet and network with other dive professionals worldwide.
  • Provides you with professional continuing education options.
  • Lets you do what you love!

Are You Ready? Go Pro with Maximum Scuba

Becoming a Scuba instructor has never been easier, since Maximum Scuba will GUARANTEE our course. We are here to help make your dream of being a scuba instructor come true and guarantee that with training from Maximum Scuba, you will successfully pass your Instructor Examination and be on your way to becoming a Instructor.

Call to Sign Up Now

Please call to schedule your journey towards being a scuba diving professional. See pricing below. ***Fees charged by the lake/activity center are NOT included in the course fee.

PADI Divemaster Course

$800 includes Divemaster Crewpack

PADI Instructor Courses

Course fee does not include cost of books or other materials

Emergency First Response (EFR) Instructor certification required before obtaining OWSI certification per PADI policy established 2009.

PADI Certification Price
Emergency First Response Instructor (EFRI) (required) $200
IDC Prep Course (optional) $150
Assistant Instructor (AI) $675
Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) $850
Combo Class (AI and OWSI) $1,200


PADI Instructor Continuing Education Courses

Course fee does not include cost of books or other materials

PADI Certification Price
Specialty Instructor $150/specialty
Instructor Specialties (5PACK) $600
IDC Staff Instructor $600
IDC Staff Instructor Audit $300
Instructor Status Update $500
Emergency Oxygen Provider & Instructor Program $100
PSI High Pressure Cylinder Inspector Program $250