Thinking of getting certified for an upcoming vacation, but don't have the time
to put into a regular diver course? Now there's a quick and easy program
designed especially for you! This is your chance to slap on some fins, strap on
a mask and experience an intense adventure in a short amount of time.
Why PADI 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 Divemaster,
Assistant Instructor, Instructor or higher professional on your next vacation or
What do I need to start?
Virtually anyone who is in good
health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can earn a Scuba Diver
certification. If you are between 10 and 14 or have a child between these ages,
there is a PADI Junior Scuba Diver program available.
What will I do?
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 or lake) dives.
How long will it take?
PADI programs are performance
based. You proceed as you demonstrate mastery of the course skills. This allows
you to work at a pace that is comfortable for you.
What will I need?
- PADI Open Water Crew-Pak
- PADI Open Water Video or DVD
- Log Book