CMAS Federation

General Requirements

This organisation convened on January 10th 1959 in the Principality of Monaco. The countries represented at that meeting were:
Belgium, Brazil, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, Malta, Monaco, The Netherlands,
Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, USA and Yugoslavia. On this day CMAS was created.

The CMAS has developed a CMAS International Diver Training Certification System that consists of Diver, Speciality Diver, Technical Diver and Leadership Diver Training Standards and which allows divers, that have been trained in accordance with the prescribed CMAS International Diver Training Standards, to have their certifications recognized throughout the world in countries that are members of the CMAS family of divers.

 CMAS Scuba  Diver Training Programmes

1: CMAS One Star Snorkel Diver Training Programme 
2: CMAS Two Star Snorkel Diver Training Programme 
3: CMAS Three Star Snorkel Diver Training Programme 
4: CMAS Introductory SCUBA Experience Training Programme 
5: CMAS One Star Diver Training Programme 
6: CMAS Two Star Diver Training Programme 
7: CMAS Four Star Diver Training Programme

CMAS Speciality Diver Training Programmes

1: CMAS Apnoea Diver Level I Training Programme 
2: CMAS Apnoea Diver Level II Training Programme
3: CMAS Apnoea Diver Level III Training Programme 
4: CMAS Disabled Diver: Open Water Diving Environment Level I Training Programme
5: CMAS Disabled Diver: Open Water Diving Environment Level II Training Programme                                                                     6: CMAS Disabled Diver: Open Water Diving Environment Level III Training Programme                                                                     7: CMAS Enriched Air Nitrox Diver Training Programme 
8: CMAS Drysuit Diver Training Programme 
9: CMAS Altitude Diver Training Programme
10: CMAS Underwater Navigation Training Programme Standard 
11: CMAS Search and Recovery Diver Training Programme Standard 
12: CMAS Ice Diver Training Programme Standard
13: CMAS Compressor Operator Training Programme
14: CMAS Nitrox Gas Blender Training Programme Standard 
15: CMAS Trimix Gas Blender Training Programme 
16: CMAS Cave Diver Level I (Cavern Diver) Training Programme 
17: CMAS Recreational Scooter Diver Training Programme


CMAS Technical Diver Training Programmes

1: CMAS Advanced Nitrox Diver Training Programme 
2: CMAS Extended Range Nitrox Diver Training Programme 
3: CMAS Normoxic Trimix Diver Training Programme 
4: CMAS Trimix Diver Training Programme 
5: CMAS Advanced Trimix Diver Training Programme 

CMAS Leadership Diver Training Programmes

1: CMAS One Star Snorkel Diver Instructor Training Programme
2: CMAS Two Star Snorkel Diver Instructor Training Programme 
3: CMAS Apnoea Instructor Training Programme 
4: CMAS Instructor’s Assistant for Disabled Divers Training Programme 
5: CMAS Instructor for Disabled Divers Training Programme
6: CMAS Instructor Trainer for Disabled Divers Training Programme 
7: CMAS Three Star Diver Training Programme
8: CMAS One Star Instructor Training Programme 
9: CMAS Two Star Instructor Training Programme 
10: CMAS Three Star Instructor Training Programme                                                                                                                                                                                   11: CMAS Nitrox Instructor Training Programme 2.D.11.1
12: CMAS Advanced Nitrox Instructor Training Programme 2.D.12.1
13: CMAS Nitrox Instructor Three Star Training Programme 2.D.13.1
14: CMAS Ice Diver Instructor Training Programme 2.D.14.1
15: CMAS Trimix Instructor Training Programme 2.D.15.1
16: CMAS Advanced Trimix Instructor Training Programme 2.D.16.1
17: CMAS Nitrox Gas Blender Instructor Training Programme 2.D.17.1
18: CMAS Trimix Gas Blender Instructor Training Programme 2.D.18.1
19: CMAS Cave Diving Instructor I (Cavern Diving Instructor) Training Programme
20: CMAS Cave Diving Instructor II (Full Cave Diving Instructor) Training Programme
21: CMAS Cave Diving Instructor III (Cave Diving Staff Instructor) Training Programme