The training for the different FFESSM diplomas are organized by a sports union tied up to the FFESSM, which has its seat in France and realizes its practical activities in our diving centre.
For all courses you need a medical examination.
For the course FFESSM, membership and insurance are required, (65 euros included in degree 1). Courses start Mondays and end Fridays, except 4 stars. It is possible to spread the course over a few weekends. For the courses FFESSM you need the membership. (95€, included in Degree 1)
FFESSM - CMAS Courses
FFESSM (Fédération Française d'Etudes et de Sports Sous-Marins) is the main organisation delivering certificates in France. These qualifications have the international equivalent of CMAS and allow you to dive all over the world. Membership and insurance are required (65 Euros, included in degree 1).
DEGREE 1 - CMAS * DIVER
In 5 dives and theory lessons you learn the basic facts about underwate requipment and practice.
Dives are every afternoon and on Friday morning. With this certificate you may dive up to 20 m accompanied by an instructor.
DEGREE 2 - CMAS ** DIVER
Within 10 dives and theory lessons, you learn to dive independently. With another diver of the same qualification up to 20 m, and up to 40 m accompanied by an instructor.
DEGREE 3 - CMAS *** DIVER
After 10 dives and theory lessons you are allowed to dive with your buddie at any depth.