Upcoming Courses

Location Information

The class will be held at Pacific Pro Dive located at 101-2270 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay, BC V9N 2L4     Directions.  Class will start at 8am on the first Sat.  Ocean sessions will be held off a boat.  Boat fees will be about $85/day.

Which course is for you?

Intermediate Freediver: Your knowledge of safety, rescue or problem management is limited. You’re comfortable with basic freediving and achieve depths anywhere from 6 – 20m / 20 – 66 feet with relative comfort and have a breath-hold time of around 1 minute or longer. You’re not sure of extended freediving physiology or the physics that affect you during your freedives. You have experience in Scuba, Freediving and/or Spearfishing.

Download and review the PFI medical form. If you say YES to any questions you may need to get doctors approval to take part in the course. Email us if you have any questions about the medical form.

Check out gear recommendations for this course.  Nanaimo Dive Outfitters has a selection of Freediving equipment for sale.  Contact them directly at info@nanaimodiveoutfitters.ca .  Owner Shirley has completed this course and is more then happy to help you with selecting the proper gear.

Format / Duration – 4-Days

The Intermediate course will be held over 4-days .

The Intermediate course runs as follows:

Day 1: Class 8am-2pm. Pool from 3-6pm
Day 2: Class 8-1pm. Pool from 2-5pm
Day 3: Class from 8am-1pm. Open water diving 2-6pm
Day 4: open water diving 9am-4pm (2 dives with lunch break between)



  • Good health and fitness (must compete the PFI medical form)
  • 12 years of age with guardian permission

Cost – Intermediate Freediver is $745+GST

Includes the following:

  • Personalized instruction from world record holders & trainer
  • 1 instructor/assistant :  5 student divers ratio (in-water)
  • Student Manual
  • Pool and Classroom sessions
  • Open Water instruction
  • Hands on experience with specialty freediving equipment
  • PFI T-Shirt
  • Certification card
    *Boat and other travel related fees may be an additional charge where applicable

Registration and Payment Details

To secure your spot in a course, we need to receive both your registration and either a 50% deposit or full payment. Any outstanding course balance is due by the start of the course. See our course schedule to register.

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