Open Water Diver Course

If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI® Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course.

Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course. To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.

What You Learn

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

• Knowledge Development (online, home study or in a classroom ) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
• Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
• Open Water Dives to review your skills and explore!

Prerequisites

To enroll in the PADI Open Diver course or Junior Open Water Diver course, you must be:
• 10 years or older (PADI eLearning requires an extra registration step for students under 13 years due to international internet laws

Start Now

You don’t have to wait to get going. With PADI eLearning and the PADI Advanced Diver Course Online, you can start right now. The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver eLearning is designed to improve your underwater knowledge and skills.The PADI Open Water Diver Course Online lets you learn the background information you need before each dive at your own pace through friendly, interactive learning.

*This course fee only covers your online training, assessments and certification card. Practical training fees, dives, dive equipment, student slate and logbook are available at additional fees via your PADI Dive Center.


 

Advanced Open Water Diver Course

Exploration, Excitement, Experiences. They’re what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. And no, you don’t have to be “advanced” to take it – it’s designed so you can go straight into it after the PADI Open Water Diver course.

The Advanced Open Water Diver course helps you increase your confidence and build your scuba skills so you can become more comfortable in the water. This is a great way to get more dives under your belt while continuing to learn under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. This course builds on what you’ve learned and develops new capabilities by introducing you to new activities and new ways to have fun scuba diving.

You’ll hone your skills by completing five adventure dives that introduce you to:

•Underwater navigation 
•Deeper water diving (typically anywhere from 18-30 metres/ 60-100 feet) 
•A sampler of three more Adventure Dives of your choice

What You Learn

The knowledge and skills you get in the Advanced Open Water Diver course vary with your interest and the adventures you have, but include

•Practical aspects of deep diving 
•Physiological effects of deeper scuba diving. 
•More ways to use your underwater compass 
•How to navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time 
•How to better use your dive computer and electronic Recreational Dive PlannerTM (eRDPTM) 
•And much, much more, depending on the Adventure Dives you choose

Prerequisites 

To take this course, you must be:

A PADI Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization) 15 years old (12 for Junior Advanced Open Water Diver)

Start Now

Start the Advanced Open Water Diver Course Online PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is part of PADI eLearning. The Advanced Open Water Diver Course Online gets you started right now with the background information you need for the seven of the most popular Adventure Dives (though you and your instructor can still choose any of the Adventure Dives.)


 

Rescue Diver Course

Scuba divers describe the PADI Rescue Diver course as the most challenging, yet most rewarding course they’ve ever taken. Why? Because you learn to prevent and manage problems in the water, and become more confident in your skills as a diver, knowing that you can help others if needed.

During the course, you learn to become a better buddy by practicing problem solving skills until they become second nature. Plus, the course is just fun – it’s serious, but still allows for lots of laughter in between the focused learning.

What You Learn

•Self rescue 
•Recognizing and managing stress in other divers 
•Emergency management and equipment 
•Rescuing panicked divers 
•Rescuing unresponsive divers

Prerequisites 

To enroll in the PADI Rescue Diver course, you must be:

•12 years or older 
•Have a PADI Adventure Diver certification (or have a qualifying certification from another organization) 
•Be trained and current for first aid and CPR within the previous two years (Ask your instructor about Emergency First Response CPR and first aid courses). Rescue Diver Online The PADI Rescue Diver course is the newest addition to the PADI eLearning® family.

Rescue Diver Online 

gets you started right away and let's you learn at your own pace and in your own time. You don’t have to wait to get going. With PADI eLearning and the PADI Rescue Diver Course Online, you can start right now. 


 

Divemaster Course

Looking for the first step in working with scuba as a career? Your adventure into the professional levels of recreational scuba diving begins with the PADI Divemaster program. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, in this program you expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills to the professional level.

PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers. PADI Divemaster is the prerequisite certification for both the PADI Assistant Instructor and PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor certifications.

What You Learn 

During the PADI Divemaster program, you learn dive leadership skills through both classroom and independent study. You complete water skills and stamina exercises, as well as training exercises that stretch your ability to organize and solve problems as well as help others improve their scuba. You put this knowledge into action through a structured internship or series of practical training exercises.

As you progress through your Divemaster course, you’ll expand your diving knowledge, hone you skills and increase your confidence. Then, as a PADI Divemaster, you’ll use these attributes to lead, mentor and motivate other divers and experience the joy of seeing them transformed by the majesty of the the acquatic realm.

Prerequisites 

To take this course, you must be:

•18 years old 
•A PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization) 
•A PADI Rescue Diver (or qualifying certification from another training organization) 
•An Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (or qualifying first aid and CPR training from another organization) course completion within the past 24 months.
•Have at least 40 dives to begin the course and 60 for certification 
•Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement (PDF) signed by a physician within the last 12 months.

Start the PRO-Divemaster Course Online 

PADI Divemaster course is part of PADI eLearning The Divemaster Course Online gets you started right now with the background information you need.


 

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