PADI COURSES

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What does it cover?
The PADI Open Water Diver course is, by far, the world’s most popular scuba certification course. Millions of people have started diving as certified PADI Open Water Divers. Learning to scuba dive requires both knowledge development (facts, principles, concepts) and dive skills (techniques, methods). The PADI Open Water Diver Course online provides the knowledge development portion you need. You develop the remaining skills by actually diving with a PADI Instructor at your local PADI Dive Center or Resort.
What are the PADI Open Water Diver course prerequisites?
To be certified as a PADI Open Water Diver, you need to be at least 10 years old*, fit for diving, and able to swim. To be able to participate in the PADI eLearning Open Water online program, you simply need to be at least 10 years old.
*In some regions the minimum age is higher.
How does it work?
After enrolling, PADI’s eLearning® system presents you with interactive presentations that include videos, audio, graphics and reading. Short quizzes let you gauge your progress, and review and correct anything you might happen to miss. This lets you move through the program efficiently and at your own pace.
What else is required to complete the course?
Prior to certification as a PADI Open Water Diver, you’ll visit your PADI Dive Center or Resort to complete your training. You’ll take a short eLearning Quick Review to confirm your understanding of safety-related material from the course, and you must successfully complete five confined water dives and four open water training dives with your PADI Instructor. You learn and master each of the required skills in confined water (swimming pool-like conditions) first before moving on and showing your instructor that you can comfortably repeat those skills in open water. As a PADI Open Water Diver, you will be a certified entry-level diver able to rent dive gear, get air fills and dive anywhere in the world in better or similar conditions to those you’ve trained in.
What does it cost?
The PADI Open Water Diver Course online is the course amount nonrefundable. The fee covers your knowledge development training and gives you unlimited access to an electronic version of the PADI Open Water Diver Manual (course textbook). Your PADI Dive Center or Resort will charge an additional fee for the inwater portion of your certification. You may also need to purchase a mask, snorkel, pair of fins and other personal dive equipment. Your PADI Dive Center or Resort will help you choose equipment suited to your needs. You’ll also need a Recreational Dive Planner (Table or eRDP version) or the How to Use and Choose Dive Computers manual and a log book. Contact your dive center for all of these things and to find out the total course cost.
How long do you have to complete the eLearning course?
The eLearning course will be available for one year from the time of course registration. Though you must finish the online portion of the course within that time frame, you will have perpetual access to an online version of the PADI Open Water Diver manual.
What is the minimum amount of time it will take to complete this eLearning program?
The PADI Open Water Diver Course online will take approximately 12-15 hours to complete.
How do you document that you’ve completed the eLearning segment?
Once you finish the eLearning portion of the course, your dive center is notified that you have completed it and that you are ready for the practical phase of the program. At the end of the eLearning program, you can print out your eRecord and bring a copy of it with you to your selected PADI Dive Center or Resort.

A. Intro Diving US$70
B. Certified Open Water US$ 420
C. Advance Open Water US$ 399
D. Rescue Diving US$ 412
E. Emergency First Response US$ 200
F. Nitrox US$ 300
G. Certified Dive Master US$ 1500
H. Discover Scuba US$ 100

Dine With Us here@BDS AQUA Bar and Grille
For reservations: please call +85261933925, +639178034952
All rates is subject to 12% tax.
Bauan Diver’s Sanctuary is located on most beautiful picturesque hill overlooking the crystal blue waters of Balayan Bay, stunning view of Anilao, Sombrero and Ligpo Island. Resting in the midst of stunning mountain and secluded coves of clear crystal water in Divers Sanctuary ensure a magical tranquility. If you need to get away from it all you could indulge an adventure with an idyllic great atmosphere of pampering. The serene sea and warm climate certainly a highlight to a fantastic underwater activities. Ideally situated adjacent to a dive site perfect for shore diving! This is a simple friendly Sanctuary for Divers suit in all level of experience and combines year round diving on excellent reefs. Anilao ,dive sites accessible only a short boat ride. Upon setting you feet into our boat you venturing the world of spectacular nature and discreet luxury, back dropped by mountains sweeping with thick vegetation down into a paradise gently sloping to a calm water. The service from the staff is first class and would be difficult to match.
Facilities include 29 rooms, Dive Centre with salt water deep swimming pool. Resident PADI Diving Instructors, Dive Masters, Dive Guides, dive boat, dive gear rentals,Pavilion Restaurant and Tiki Cocktail Bar, Roof Garden Ala Carte Restaurant and Bar, 24/7 room service and Inclusions of daily housekeeping in a room rates.
One bed Instructor room sleep up to 4.
2 Spa suite
Sixteen Newly Built Luxurious Suite with ensuite bathrooms. Sleeps up to family of 8. All rooms have en-suite shower and superior view overlooking the sea.
One Multi purpose/Family Open Plan with bathrooms/4 showers. The cottage sleep up to 20 persons offer a very spacious and comfortable ideal group holiday makers.
Six standard rooms with en-suite bathrooms sleeps up to family of five.
Six non aircon rooms for shoe string travellers
The Resort will provide for your every need of food and drink. Full dining facilities,tiki bar and cocktail lounge, Roof Garden, Restaurant will serve you according to your dietary needs. Serving Ala Carte Menu and Buffet Meals, European, American, Regional Filipino Foods, and Continental Chinese Food.
The Resort have a variety of aqua sport as well as other activities such as island hopping, mountain trekking, river/lake trailing. Guest have the exclusive use of tent area, snorkels and diving equipment. Excursions and day trips to neighboring Island and Taal Volcano Tour depending on the weather. Regular Under water clean up activities and coral propagation.
We have a 24/7 front desk for customer service and reservation. Room rates minimum stay is two nights. Check in time is 1:00pm, check out time 11:am.

PADI DIVING COURSES 2017

PADI OPEN WATER
Minimum Age: 10years old
Duration: 4 Days
Prerequisites:
10 years old for Junior Open Water Diver and 15 years old for Open Water Diver. Good health, reasonable fitness and comfort in the water.
Price: US$ 420
PADIOpenWaterPatchFull certification, internationally recognized. The PADI Open Water Diver Course takes you through the adventure of learning to dive. If you think you’re in for a lot of classroom work, forget it. After a short briefing you can actually begin with your first pool dive and then straight in to the ocean, utilizing independent study and PADI’s latest teaching aids will keep classroom time to a minimum. You couldn’t ask for anywhere better to learn to dive. You’ll be in the hands of capable, experienced dive instructors.

On the FOUR open water dives you’ll interact with some of the most diverse and unusual marine life seen anywhere in the world. Apart from mastering diving skills your instructor will make sure you learn something about the environment you’re in. During your four training dives you will get a chance to do beach and boat diving on different fantastic dive sites. The certification you receive lasts a lifetime! Complete the course in stages or in one go.

Who should take this 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 will you learn?
The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:
Knowledge Development (online, independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!
You may be able to get college credit for the Open Water Diver course.
Short on time? The PADI Scuba Diver course might be right for you.

How can you start learning now?
Enroll in Open Water Diver Online – PADI’s eLearning option – and you can start learning right away. PADI Open Water Diver Online gives you the background information you need to dive safely and allows you to study at your own pace through an interactive computer-based program. Get started now!
You can also start learning with PADI’s home-study materials – Open Water Diver TouchTM (a tablet app) or the Open Water Diver Manual and Open Water Diver Video (a book and DVD package). Stop by your local PADI dive shop to enroll in the course, get your materials and start reading the book and watching the video. Your PADI Instructor will schedule time with you to check your progress and make sure you understand important scuba diving information.
What scuba gear will you use?

In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device and a tank. The equipment you wear varies, depending upon whether you’re diving in tropical, temperate or cold water.
Check with your local dive center about the gear you’ll use during this course and get advice about everything you need from your PADI Instructor.
PADI Advance Water Diver Course
Minimum Age: 10/12 yrs old
Duration: 2days
Prerequisites:
PADI Open Water Diver or qualifying certification from another training organization
Price: US$ 399 for Adventure Diver course (3 dives).
Description:
You only have to do 5 adventure dives and answer knowledge review of each adventure dive to finished this course. It’s all about diving (not classroom or pool work) in fact you can start diving with almost no academic work at all.

You and your instructor will choose 5 adventure dives but two must be Deep dive and Underwater Navigation Dive,other choices are Night dive,wreck dive,drift dive,underwater photography,multilevel dive,naturalist and search and rescue.

Who should take this course?
The Adventure Diver course is a subset of the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course. Have you always wanted to try digital underwater photography, fish identification or dry suit diving? There’s a long list of scuba adventures you can take part in during this program. Complete three Adventure Dives and you earn the Adventure Diver certification. It’s a great opportunity to work with your instructor to build your scuba skills and gain more confidence. Get a taste of what you like and enjoy scuba diving more than ever.

Get credit! Each Adventure Dive may credit toward the first dive of the corresponding PADI Specialty Diver Course. If you’ve already taken a specialty diver course, ask your instructor if you’ve earned credit for an Adventure Dive.

PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 10 years old and want to take the next step should enroll in an Adventure Diver course. Young divers may only participate in certain Adventures Dives – check with your PADI Instructor.

What will you learn?
You can choose what you’re most interested in learning. Need to work on your buoyancy skills? Try the Peak Performance Buoyancy Adventure Dive. Want to know what you’re looking at down there? Try the AWARE – Fish Identification or Underwater Naturalist Adventure Dives. You’ll plan your path with your instructor, go over what you need to know and dive in quickly.
How can you start learning now?
Register for Advanced Open Water Diver Online – PADI’s eLearning option – to get started immediately. The web-based system lets you learn about seven of the most popular Adventure Dives at your own pace through an easy to use, interactive program. You also have access to an online version of the Adventures in Diving manual and can complete sections for other Adventure Dives as directed by your PADI Instructor.
You can also choose to read the Adventures in Diving manual and watch the Adventures in Diving video (a book and DVD package). Stop by your local PADI Dive Center and Resort to enroll in the course, get your materials and start learning. Your PADI Instructor will meet with you to schedule knowledge review sessions along with your Adventure Dives.
What scuba gear will you use?
Beyond using basic scuba equipment, you’ll learn to use specialized gear depending on the Adventure Dives you choose. For example you will need a dry suit for the Dry Suit Adventure Dive or a sidemount configuration for the Sidemount Adventure Dive. Your PADI Instructor will explain the equipment that you need and may suggest additional gear, such as a dive light for night diving or a lift bag for search and recovery diving.
Visit your local dive center to get advice about everything you need for your diving adventures.
EFR:
Minimum Age:
None
Duration:
4 hours (2 hours for recertification)
Prerequisites:
Anyone interested in learning emergency care may attend
Price:
US$ 200
Description:
Emergency-first-response-courseYou will complete a series of of exercises that will train you to perform primary and secondary care with CPR.
Who should take this course?
Emergency First Response training focuses on building confidence in lay rescuers and increasing their willingness to respond when faced with a medical emergency. Course participants learn simple to follow steps for emergency care and practice applying skills in a nonstressful learning environment. All courses are supported by self-study manuals, videos and quick reference cards to enhance learning and allow you start learning right away.
EFR courses meet the CPR and first aid training requirements for the PADI Rescue Diver course and all professional-level ratings. Most PADI Instructors are also Emergency First Response Instructors.
The following EFR courses are based on internationally recognized medical guidelines for emergency care.
What will you learn?
Primary Care (CPR) – This course teaches you the steps and techniques for handling life-threatening emergencies. You’ll practice eight skills for aiding patients who aren’t breathing, have no heartbeat, may have a spinal injury, may be in shock or who may have serious bleeding. You’ll learn to how to perform CPR and continue to monitor the patient, so that you provide every possible chance of survival while waiting for emergency medical services to arrive.
Secondary Care (First Aid) – Because many medical conditions are not life-threatening and emergency medical services are sometimes delayed or unavailable, this course teaches you how to provide first aid that eases pain and reduces the risk of further harm. You’ll learn to assess a variety of injuries and illnesses and practice bandaging and splinting.
Care for Children – This course allows participants to learn, practice and apply emergency care skills specific to helping infants and children with medical emergencies. It’s designed for those who work with children or are likely to have to respond to emergencies involving youngsters. This course is often integrated with Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) courses.
CPR & AED – This course focuses on CPR training and teaching participants how to use an AED (automated external defibrillator). When workplace or governmental requirements specify this training, the CPR & AED course meets the need. This course is often integrated into First Aid at Work programs.
First Aid at Work – In some areas, such as Great Britain, Australia and Canada, governmental regulations call for enhanced CPR and first aid training for the workplace. First Aid at Work programs designed for these areas include additional topics and skills to meet requirements while following the easy to learn EFR approach to training.
EFR Refresher – It’s a good idea to refresh your CPR and first aid skills every 24 months, and that’s what the EFR Refresher course is designed to do. Focusing on key skills, the course allows you to stay up-to-date and ready to lend aid when needed.
PADI RESCUE DIVER COURSE
Minimum Age:
12 / Divers under 15 may obtain a Junior Rescue Diver
Duration:
4-5 days with EFR
Prerequisites:
PADI Open Water Diver or qualifying certification from another training organization to participate in confined water only. PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or qualifying certification from another training organization to participate in rescue training sessions in open water. Complete a sanctioned course in CPR (such as EFR Primary Care) and basic first aid (such as EFR Secondary Care) within the past 24 months prior to Knowledge Development Presentation Two and Rescue Training Session Two.
Price : US$ 412
Description:
PadiLogoSerious Fun! Learn to look after yourself and others! PADI’S Rescue Diver program will build your confidence as a diver, give you valuable experience in emergency management and prevention and heighten your awareness of the surrounding environment. Sections on self-rescue, diver stress, diving first aid, emergency management, equipment problems will prepare you to handle almost any emergency whether on the shoreline or in the water. The PADI Rescue Diver Course is widely accepted as one of the most challenging, rewarding and fun dive courses available!
The course is divided into three parts:
Knowledge Development: Five presentations
Rescue Training Exercise Sessions:
Self Rescue review
Who should take this 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.
PADI (Junior) Advanced Open Water Divers who are at least 12 years old and have completed the Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive may enroll in a Rescue Diver course. You also need to have Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months. You can complete this training during the Rescue Diver course. Your instructor may also offer the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider specialty diver course at the same time.
What will you learn?
The PADI Rescue Diver course prepares you to deal with dive emergencies, minor and major, using a variety of techniques. Through knowledge development and rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond. During rescue scenarios, you put into practice your knowledge and skills. Topics include:
Self rescue
Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
Emergency management and equipment
Rescuing panicked divers
Rescuing unresponsive divers
You may be able to get college credit for the Rescue Diver course – ask your instructor.
How can you start learning now?
Register for Rescue Diver Online – PADI’s eLearning option – to start now. You progress through five knowledge development sections using a web-based system that lets you learn at your own pace through an easy-to-use, interactive program. You also have access to an online version of the Rescue Diver Manual for reference during and after the course.
If you prefer, you can choose to study with the Rescue Diver Manual and watch the Rescue Diver Video (a book and DVD package). Go to your local PADI Dive Center and Resort to enroll in the course, get your materials and start learning. Your PADI Instructor will meet with you to schedule knowledge review sessions along with your rescue exercises and scenarios.
What scuba gear will you use?
You’ll use your basic scuba equipment and will need a pocket mask to practice in-water resuscitation. During exercises, you’ll work with an oxygen unit, floats, marker buoys and perhaps CPR mannequins. Your PADI Instructor will explain the equipment that you need and may suggest additional gear, such as your own first aid kit, which will be useful throughout your diving career.
Check with your local dive center to get advice about everything you need for your diving adventures.
PADI DIVEMASTER
Minimum:
Age 18 yrs old
Duration:
10 – 14+ Days
Prerequisites:
Prior to enrolling in PADI Divemaster, you must be at least 18 years old, have a current medical attesting to your diving fitness signed by a physician within the previous 12 months, and be a certified PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and PADI Rescue or hold qualifying certifications from another dive training organization. You must also have completed a Emergency First Response (EFR) Primary and Secondary Care course (or other sanctioned first aid and CPR course) within the past 24 months and be able to prove that you have completed at least 40 dives (60 before being able to complete the Divemaster course with experience of deep dives, night dives and underwater navigation).
Price:
US$ 1500
Material:
Deluxe DM Crewpak with current Instructor manual
Description:
The PADI Divemaster course is the first professional level within the PADI System of diver education and allows you to work as a training assistant on PADI courses and programs, supervise certified divers during pleasure diving experiences, and conduct some PADI programs independently. Becoming a PADI Divemaster consists of the following segments: knowledge development, practical application and the Divemaster final exam.
Who should take this course?
Love scuba diving? Want to share it with others on a whole new level? Take the PADI Divemaster course and do what you love to do as a career. Scuba divers look up to divemasters because they are leaders who mentor and motivate others. As a divemaster, you not only get to dive a lot, but also experience the joy of seeing others have as much fun diving as you do.
The PADI Divemaster course is your first level of professional training. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you’ll fine-tune your dive skills, like perfecting the effortless hover, and refine your rescue skills so you anticipate and easily solve common problems. You’ll gain dive knowledge, management and supervision abilities so you become a role model to divers everywhere.
As a PADI Divemaster, you’ll lead others as you supervise scuba diving activities and assist with diver training. Whether you want to work at a faraway dive destination or close to home at a local dive shop, the adventure of a lifetime awaits you. PADI Divemasters are respected dive professionals who are aligned with the largest and most respected dive organization in the world – PADI.
PADI Rescue Divers who are at least 18 years old may enroll in the PADI Divemaster course. You also need to have:
Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months.
A medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months.
At least 40 logged dives to begin the course and 60 dives to earn certification.
Note that qualifying certifications from other diver training organization may apply – ask your PADI Instructor.
What will you learn?
The PADI Divemaster course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, waterskills exercises and workshops, and hands-on practical assessment, you develop the skills to organize and direct a variety of scuba diving activities. Topics and practical workshops include:
The role and characteristics of the PADI Divemaster
Supervising dive activities and assisting with student divers
Diver safety and risk management
Divemaster conducted programs and specialized skills
Business of diving and your career
Awareness of the dive environment
Dive setup and management
Mapping an open water site
Conducting dive briefings
Organizing a search and recovery project and a deep dive
Conducting a scuba review and skin diver course
Assisting with Discover Scuba Diving and leading Discover Local Diving programs
Your instructor may also offer the PADI Deep Diverand Search and Recovery Diver specialty diver courses along with your divemaster training to help you meet all requirements and to broaden your abilities.
You may be able to get college creditfor the Divemaster course – ask your instructor.
How can you start learning now?
Sign up for Divemaster Online – PADI’s eLearning option – to start now. You can work through eight knowledge development sections using a web-based system that lets you learn at your own pace. You also have access to an online version of the Divemaster Manual for reference during and after the course.
Another option is to study by reading the Divemaster Manual and watching the Divemaster Video (a book and DVD package). Visit your local PADI Dive Center or Resort to enroll in the course and get your Divemaster Crew-Pak, which also includes other reference materials – like the PADI Instructor Manual and The Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving – that you’ll need during the course.
Consider taking Dive Theory Online, another PADI eLearning® program, that takes you step-by-step through dive physics, physiology, skills, equipment and environment, plus a Recreational Dive Planner (RDP) review. By successfully completing Dive Theory Online, you can get credit for half of the Divemaster Final Exam. Your PADI Instructor can explain how this works when you meet to schedule knowledge review sessions along with your waterskills exercises, workshops and practical assessments.
What scuba gear will you use?
As a dive professional, you’ll want to have all your basic scuba equipment, including a dive computer, a dive knife, and at least two surface signaling devices. During practical skills exercises, like underwater mapping and search and recovery, you’ll use a compass, floats, marker buoys, lift bags and slates. Your PADI Instructor may suggest additional gear that will be useful throughout your diving career.
Check with your local dive centerto get advice about everything you’ll need as a dive pro.

A. Intro Diving US$70
B. Certified Open Water US$ 420
C. Advance Open Water US$ 399
D. Rescue Diving US$ 412
E. Emergency First Response US$ 200
F. Nitrox US$ 300
G. Certified Dive Master US$ 1500
H. Discover Scuba US$ 100
Dine With Us here@BDS AQUA Bar and Grille
For reservations: please call +85261933925, +639178034952
All rates is subject to 12% tax.
Bauan Diver’s Sanctuary is located on most beautiful picturesque hill overlooking the crystal blue waters of Balayan Bay, stunning view of Anilao, Sombrero and Ligpo Island. Resting in the midst of stunning mountain and secluded coves of clear crystal water in Divers Sanctuary ensure a magical tranquility. If you need to get away from it all you could indulge an adventure with an idyllic great atmosphere of pampering. The serene sea and warm climate certainly a highlight to a fantastic underwater activities. Ideally situated adjacent to a dive site perfect for shore diving! This is a simple friendly Sanctuary for Divers suit in all level of experience and combines year round diving on excellent reefs. Anilao ,dive sites accessible only a short boat ride. Upon setting you feet into our boat you venturing the world of spectacular nature and discreet luxury, back dropped by mountains sweeping with thick vegetation down into a paradise gently sloping to a calm water. The service from the staff is first class and would be difficult to match.
Facilities include 29 rooms, Dive Centre with salt water deep swimming pool. Resident PADI Diving Instructors, Dive Masters, Dive Guides, dive boat, dive gear rentals,Pavilion Restaurant and Tiki Cocktail Bar, Roof Garden Ala Carte Restaurant and Bar, 24/7 room service and Inclusions of daily housekeeping in a room rates.
One bed Instructor room sleep up to 4.
2 Spa suite
Sixteen Newly Built Luxurious Suite with ensuite bathrooms. Sleeps up to family of 8. All rooms have en-suite shower and superior view overlooking the sea.
One Multi purpose/Family Open Plan with bathrooms/4 showers. The cottage sleep up to 20 persons offer a very spacious and comfortable ideal group holiday makers.
Six standard rooms with en-suite bathrooms sleeps up to family of five.
Six non aircon rooms for shoe string travellers
The Resort will provide for your every need of food and drink. Full dining facilities,tiki bar and cocktail lounge, Roof Garden, Restaurant will serve you according to your dietary needs. Serving Ala Carte Menu and Buffet Meals, European, American, Regional Filipino Foods, and Continental Chinese Food.
The Resort have a variety of aqua sport as well as other activities such as island hopping, mountain trekking, river/lake trailing. Guest have the exclusive use of tent area, snorkels and diving equipment. Excursions and day trips to neighboring Island and Taal Volcano Tour depending on the weather. Regular Under water clean up activities and coral propagation.
We have a 24/7 front desk for customer service and reservation. Room rates minimum stay is two nights. Check in time is 1:00pm, check out time 11:am.
PADI DIVING COURSES 2017
PADI OPEN WATER
Minimum Age:
10years old
Duration:
4 Days
Prerequisites:
10 years old for Junior Open Water Diver and 15 years old for Open Water Diver. Good health, reasonable fitness and comfort in the water.
Price:
US$ 420
PADIOpenWaterPatchFull certification, internationally recognized. The PADI Open Water Diver Course takes you through the adventure of learning to dive. If you think you’re in for a lot of classroom work, forget it. After a short briefing you can actually begin with your first pool dive and then straight in to the ocean, utilizing independent study and PADI’s latest teaching aids will keep classroom time to a minimum. You couldn’t ask for anywhere better to learn to dive. You’ll be in the hands of capable, experienced dive instructors.
On the FOUR open water dives you’ll interact with some of the most diverse and unusual marine life seen anywhere in the world. Apart from mastering diving skills your instructor will make sure you learn something about the environment you’re in. During your four training dives you will get a chance to do beach and boat diving on different fantastic dive sites. The certification you receive lasts a lifetime! Complete the course in stages or in one go.y
Who should take this 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 will you learn?
The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:
Knowledge Development (online, independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!
You may be able to get college credit for the Open Water Diver course.
Short on time? The PADI Scuba Diver course might be right for you.
How can you start learning now?
Enroll in Open Water Diver Online – PADI’s eLearning option – and you can start learning right away. PADI Open Water Diver Online gives you the background information you need to dive safely and allows you to study at your own pace through an interactive computer-based program. Get started now!
You can also start learning with PADI’s home-study materials – Open Water Diver TouchTM (a tablet app) or the Open Water Diver Manual and Open Water Diver Video (a book and DVD package). Stop by your local PADI dive shop to enroll in the course, get your materials and start reading the book and watching the video. Your PADI Instructor will schedule time with you to check your progress and make sure you understand important scuba diving information.
What scuba gear will you use?
In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device and a tank. The equipment you wear varies, depending upon whether you’re diving in tropical, temperate or cold water.
Check with your local dive center about the gear you’ll use during this course and get advice about everything you need from your PADI Instructor.
PADI Advance Water Diver Course
Minimum Age:
10/12 yrs old
Duration:
2days
Prerequisites:
PADI Open Water Diver or qualifying certification from another training organization
Price:
US$ 399 for Adventure Diver course (3 dives).
Description:
You only have to do 5 adventure dives and answer knowledge review of each adventure dive to finished this course. It’s all about diving (not classroom or pool work) in fact you can start diving with almost no academic work at all.
You and your instructor will choose 5 adventure dives but two must be Deep dive and Underwater Navigation Dive,other choices are Night dive,wreck dive,drift dive,underwater photography,multilevel dive,naturalist and search and rescue.
Who should take this course?
The Adventure Diver course is a subset of the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course. Have you always wanted to try digital underwater photography, fish identification or dry suit diving? There’s a long list of scuba adventures you can take part in during this program. Complete three Adventure Dives and you earn the Adventure Diver certification. It’s a great opportunity to work with your instructor to build your scuba skills and gain more confidence. Get a taste of what you like and enjoy scuba diving more than ever.
Get credit! Each Adventure Dive may credit toward the first dive of the corresponding PADI Specialty Diver Course. If you’ve already taken a specialty diver course, ask your instructor if you’ve earned credit for an Adventure Dive.
PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers who are at least 10 years old and want to take the next step should enroll in an Adventure Diver course. Young divers may only participate in certain Adventures Dives – check with your PADI Instructor.
What will you learn?
You can choose what you’re most interested in learning. Need to work on your buoyancy skills? Try the Peak Performance Buoyancy Adventure Dive. Want to know what you’re looking at down there? Try the AWARE – Fish Identification or Underwater Naturalist Adventure Dives. You’ll plan your path with your instructor, go over what you need to know and dive in quickly.
How can you start learning now?
Register for Advanced Open Water Diver Online – PADI’s eLearning option – to get started immediately. The web-based system lets you learn about seven of the most popular Adventure Dives at your own pace through an easy to use, interactive program. You also have access to an online version of the Adventures in Diving manual and can complete sections for other Adventure Dives as directed by your PADI Instructor.
You can also choose to read the Adventures in Diving manual and watch the Adventures in Diving video (a book and DVD package). Stop by your local PADI Dive Center and Resort to enroll in the course, get your materials and start learning. Your PADI Instructor will meet with you to schedule knowledge review sessions along with your Adventure Dives.
What scuba gear will you use?
Beyond using basic scuba equipment, you’ll learn to use specialized gear depending on the Adventure Dives you choose. For example you will need a dry suit for the Dry Suit Adventure Dive or a sidemount configuration for the Sidemount Adventure Dive. Your PADI Instructor will explain the equipment that you need and may suggest additional gear, such as a dive light for night diving or a lift bag for search and recovery diving.
Visit your local dive center to get advice about everything you need for your diving adventures.
EFR:
Minimum Age:
None
Duration:
4 hours (2 hours for recertification)
Prerequisites:
Anyone interested in learning emergency care may attend
Price:
US$ 200
Description:
Emergency-first-response-courseYou will complete a series of of exercises that will train you to perform primary and secondary care with CPR.
Who should take this course?
Emergency First Response training focuses on building confidence in lay rescuers and increasing their willingness to respond when faced with a medical emergency. Course participants learn simple to follow steps for emergency care and practice applying skills in a nonstressful learning environment. All courses are supported by self-study manuals, videos and quick reference cards to enhance learning and allow you start learning right away.
EFR courses meet the CPR and first aid training requirements for the PADI Rescue Diver course and all professional-level ratings. Most PADI Instructors are also Emergency First Response Instructors.
The following EFR courses are based on internationally recognized medical guidelines for emergency care.
What will you learn?
Primary Care (CPR) – This course teaches you the steps and techniques for handling life-threatening emergencies. You’ll practice eight skills for aiding patients who aren’t breathing, have no heartbeat, may have a spinal injury, may be in shock or who may have serious bleeding. You’ll learn to how to perform CPR and continue to monitor the patient, so that you provide every possible chance of survival while waiting for emergency medical services to arrive.
Secondary Care (First Aid) – Because many medical conditions are not life-threatening and emergency medical services are sometimes delayed or unavailable, this course teaches you how to provide first aid that eases pain and reduces the risk of further harm. You’ll learn to assess a variety of injuries and illnesses and practice bandaging and splinting.
Care for Children – This course allows participants to learn, practice and apply emergency care skills specific to helping infants and children with medical emergencies. It’s designed for those who work with children or are likely to have to respond to emergencies involving youngsters. This course is often integrated with Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) courses.
CPR & AED – This course focuses on CPR training and teaching participants how to use an AED (automated external defibrillator). When workplace or governmental requirements specify this training, the CPR & AED course meets the need. This course is often integrated into First Aid at Work programs.
First Aid at Work – In some areas, such as Great Britain, Australia and Canada, governmental regulations call for enhanced CPR and first aid training for the workplace. First Aid at Work programs designed for these areas include additional topics and skills to meet requirements while following the easy to learn EFR approach to training.
EFR Refresher – It’s a good idea to refresh your CPR and first aid skills every 24 months, and that’s what the EFR Refresher course is designed to do. Focusing on key skills, the course allows you to stay up-to-date and ready to lend aid when needed.
PADI RESCUE DIVER COURSE
Minimum Age:
12 / Divers under 15 may obtain a Junior Rescue Diver
Duration:
4-5 days with EFR
Prerequisites:
PADI Open Water Diver or qualifying certification from another training organization to participate in confined water only. PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or qualifying certification from another training organization to participate in rescue training sessions in open water. Complete a sanctioned course in CPR (such as EFR Primary Care) and basic first aid (such as EFR Secondary Care) within the past 24 months prior to Knowledge Development Presentation Two and Rescue Training Session Two.
Price : US$ 412
Description:
PadiLogoSerious Fun! Learn to look after yourself and others! PADI’S Rescue Diver program will build your confidence as a diver, give you valuable experience in emergency management and prevention and heighten your awareness of the surrounding environment. Sections on self-rescue, diver stress, diving first aid, emergency management, equipment problems will prepare you to handle almost any emergency whether on the shoreline or in the water. The PADI Rescue Diver Course is widely accepted as one of the most challenging, rewarding and fun dive courses available!
The course is divided into three parts:
Knowledge Development: Five presentations
Rescue Training Exercise Sessions:
Self Rescue review
Who should take this 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.
PADI (Junior) Advanced Open Water Divers who are at least 12 years old and have completed the Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive may enroll in a Rescue Diver course. You also need to have Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months. You can complete this training during the Rescue Diver course. Your instructor may also offer the PADI Emergency Oxygen Provider specialty diver course at the same time.
What will you learn?
The PADI Rescue Diver course prepares you to deal with dive emergencies, minor and major, using a variety of techniques. Through knowledge development and rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond. During rescue scenarios, you put into practice your knowledge and skills. Topics include:
Self rescue
Recognizing and managing stress in other divers
Emergency management and equipment
Rescuing panicked divers
Rescuing unresponsive divers
You may be able to get college credit for the Rescue Diver course – ask your instructor.
How can you start learning now?
Register for Rescue Diver Online – PADI’s eLearning option – to start now. You progress through five knowledge development sections using a web-based system that lets you learn at your own pace through an easy-to-use, interactive program. You also have access to an online version of the Rescue Diver Manual for reference during and after the course.
If you prefer, you can choose to study with the Rescue Diver Manual and watch the Rescue Diver Video (a book and DVD package). Go to your local PADI Dive Center and Resort to enroll in the course, get your materials and start learning. Your PADI Instructor will meet with you to schedule knowledge review sessions along with your rescue exercises and scenarios.
What scuba gear will you use?
You’ll use your basic scuba equipment and will need a pocket mask to practice in-water resuscitation. During exercises, you’ll work with an oxygen unit, floats, marker buoys and perhaps CPR mannequins. Your PADI Instructor will explain the equipment that you need and may suggest additional gear, such as your own first aid kit, which will be useful throughout your diving career.
Check with your local dive center to get advice about everything you need for your diving adventures.
PADI DIVEMASTER
Minimum:
Age 18 yrs old
Duration:
10 – 14+ Days
Prerequisites:
Prior to enrolling in PADI Divemaster, you must be at least 18 years old, have a current medical attesting to your diving fitness signed by a physician within the previous 12 months, and be a certified PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and PADI Rescue or hold qualifying certifications from another dive training organization. You must also have completed a Emergency First Response (EFR) Primary and Secondary Care course (or other sanctioned first aid and CPR course) within the past 24 months and be able to prove that you have completed at least 40 dives (60 before being able to complete the Divemaster course with experience of deep dives, night dives and underwater navigation).
Price:
US$ 1500
Material:
Deluxe DM Crewpak with current Instructor manual
Description:
The PADI Divemaster course is the first professional level within the PADI System of diver education and allows you to work as a training assistant on PADI courses and programs, supervise certified divers during pleasure diving experiences, and conduct some PADI programs independently. Becoming a PADI Divemaster consists of the following segments: knowledge development, practical application and the Divemaster final exam.
Who should take this course?
Love scuba diving? Want to share it with others on a whole new level? Take the PADI Divemaster course and do what you love to do as a career. Scuba divers look up to divemasters because they are leaders who mentor and motivate others. As a divemaster, you not only get to dive a lot, but also experience the joy of seeing others have as much fun diving as you do.
The PADI Divemaster course is your first level of professional training. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you’ll fine-tune your dive skills, like perfecting the effortless hover, and refine your rescue skills so you anticipate and easily solve common problems. You’ll gain dive knowledge, management and supervision abilities so you become a role model to divers everywhere.
As a PADI Divemaster, you’ll lead others as you supervise scuba diving activities and assist with diver training. Whether you want to work at a faraway dive destination or close to home at a local dive shop, the adventure of a lifetime awaits you. PADI Divemasters are respected dive professionals who are aligned with the largest and most respected dive organization in the world – PADI.
PADI Rescue Divers who are at least 18 years old may enroll in the PADI Divemaster course. You also need to have:
Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care (CPR and First Aid) training within the past 24 months.
A medical statement signed by a physician within the last 12 months.
At least 40 logged dives to begin the course and 60 dives to earn certification.
Note that qualifying certifications from other diver training organization may apply – ask your PADI Instructor.
What will you learn?
The PADI Divemaster course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, waterskills exercises and workshops, and hands-on practical assessment, you develop the skills to organize and direct a variety of scuba diving activities. Topics and practical workshops include:
The role and characteristics of the PADI Divemaster
Supervising dive activities and assisting with student divers
Diver safety and risk management
Divemaster conducted programs and specialized skills
Business of diving and your career
Awareness of the dive environment
Dive setup and management
Mapping an open water site
Conducting dive briefings
Organizing a search and recovery project and a deep dive
Conducting a scuba review and skin diver course
Assisting with Discover Scuba Diving and leading Discover Local Diving programs
Your instructor may also offer the PADI Deep Diverand Search and Recovery Diver specialty diver courses along with your divemaster training to help you meet all requirements and to broaden your abilities.
You may be able to get college creditfor the Divemaster course – ask your instructor.
How can you start learning now?
Sign up for Divemaster Online – PADI’s eLearning option – to start now. You can work through eight knowledge development sections using a web-base