Scuba Diving Classes

Eight Diving offers scuba diving training courses through two of the most respected dive training agencies in the world. Our instructors have thousands and thousands of dives from nearly all the oceans of the world and bring a wealth of experience to your training. If you are not sure which pathway best suits your interests and goals, please consider having a conversation with any of our Eight Diving staff or instructors, and they will help you find the perfect fit!

GUE Courses  

Global Underwater Explorers has a world-wide reputation for excellence in scuba diving education. GUE divers regularly participate in some of the most impressive diving projects in the world and you can start down that pathway with a GUE open water class. GUE’s training methodology involves beginning with the end in mind and never moving forward until you have established competency and are comfortable with your fundamentals skills. Eight Diving offers the entire range of GUE courses except the Cave Diving curriculum and our instructors are some of the most experienced divers in the Pacific Northwest. 

In the link below you will discover the GUE course offerings. If you think you want to be one of the world’s next underwater explorers, you should consider GUE training. 


NAUI Courses

NAUI has been committed to minimizing risk by maximizing education for over 55 years. As instructors successfully complete NAUI’s strenuous but rewarding programs, they are then granted the freedom to adapt their teaching methods to meet the independent and regional needs of each student during dive training.

Additionally, upon completion, members are better qualified to make sensible and more responsive decisions based on instinctual judgments regarding the level of risk inherent in all types of diving situations.

In the link below you’ll discover the many fine programs offered by NAUI. Click on the course name for more information and some of the course prerequisites.