Beyond The Edge

Advanced Specialties

Advanced Specialties

The sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness. ~ Joseph Conrad


You have happened upon this page because you are have developed a keen interest in particular area.  Or maybe you're a new diver, just curious about where diving can take you.  Here it continues with already having your Advanced Open Certification (AOW).  All of these specialties require AOW as a minimum certification level or additional training and/or additional experience level (or equivalent) as a prerequisite to starting these courses. Additionally, there are also some programs that have minimum ages and have medical releases that require a physician's signature.


Search & Recovery TEC Sidemount TEC Gas Blender
Ice Diver
 TEC 40
Cavern Diver 
TEC 45
Advanced Rebreather
TEC 100 CCR 
TEC 50
Rebreather Qualifier   TEC CCR Qualifier TEC Trimix 65 
Rebreather Refresher
TEC CCR Refresher
TEC Trimix Diver


These specialty programs can be started after Advanced Open Water certification and/or with a few additional requirements. Please check each Specialty for any special age or other pre-requisites or contact us for more information.  Your instructor will perform an assessment of your diving skills and comfort level in-water and generally assess your dive knowledge.  Now more than ever, it is imperative that you have a clear understanding of what is expected of you and develop an on-going relationship with a Malibu Diver Instructor who will serve as your guide on this amazing journey.