Scuba Diver. The PADI Scuba Diver program is a pre-entry level certification that is perfect for vacationers or people who only plan to dive a couple times a year. As a subprogram of the PADI Open Water Diver program, the PADI Scuba Diver rating allows you to get certified quickly and easily by minimizing time constraints. With the PADI Scuba Diver certification you can dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Dive-master, Assistant Instructor, Instructor or higher professional on your next vacation or dive trip. Throughout the course, you'll learn fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and techniques. You earn this rating by completing pool dives, knowledge development sessions and by making two open water (ocean) dives. This course can be done in two or three days.
Open Water Diver. Now is the time to dive into the PADI Open Water Diver course, the most popular dive program in the world! This is your ticket to a lifetime of intense adventure with PADI, the dive company that sets the standards in the global diving community. As a certified PADI Open Water Diver, the most widely recognized and respected rating in the world, you have the freedom to dive with a buddy independent of a professional. If you already tried a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience or are PADI Scuba Diver certified, check with us to see how credit from these courses may apply to the open water program.
Throughout the course, you'll learn fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and techniques. You earn this rating by completing five confined water dives and knowledge development sessions and by making four open water (ocean) dives. The length of the course ranges from 3 to 5 days and can be accommodated to your needs.
Now you have completed the Open Water Diver course, this is where the fun really starts. From this point on, your diving will take on a form which you can predict for yourself. Let us guide you through the following courses and enhance your experience whilst enjoying crystal clear waters and a unique mix of volcanic landscape and an eco-system that sustains a unique concentration of life with hundreds of fish species sighted daily.
Adventure Dive. Have you always wanted to try underwater photography? How about wreck diving? Here's your chance because you can sample three dives of your choice, get a taste of what you like, and feel more comfortable in the water, strengthening your underwater skills and letting you enjoy diving more than ever. After your PADI Adventure Diver certification you can take the next step by completing two more adventure dives. If you've completed five total adventure dives that include deep and navigation, you're a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver. PADI Adventure Dives can also count towards PADI Specialty Diver certifications. The PADI Adventures in diving program can be done in one day or spread over several depending on the time you have available.
Advanced Open Water Diver. After your five dives, you'll be more experienced, feel more comfortable in the water and simply enjoy diving more because you better understand the underwater environment. To do this course you need a PADI Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization) and a minimum age of 15 years (12 for PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver). This certification includes five Adventure Dives, including the Deep Adventure Dive, the Underwater Navigator Adventure Dive. This course can be done in a minimum of two days or spread according to your needs.
Rescue Diver. The PADI Rescue Diver will expand your knowledge and experience beyond recreational level, you'll learn to consider the safety and well being of other divers. Although this course is serious, it is an enjoyable way to build your confidence. To do this course you need a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or PADI Junior Advanced Open Water Diver certification (or qualifying certification from another organization) and a minimum age of 15 years (12 for PADI Junior Rescue Diver). Rescue Diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies. The recommended length of the course is three to four days.
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