The PADI diving courses and programs are all performance based. This means that all performance requirements of the course must be completed before moving on. All our PADI Course Materials are available in either book form or digital version.
Additionally, all PADI Dive Courses have a mandatory Medical Statement. A link to the necessary form can be found below alongside the course descriptions.
All PADI materials are available in either book or digital versions.
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Diving for the Disabled:
STUFF FOR THE KIDS
The Bubblemaker program is the perfect opportunity for young children to experience Scuba. In a fantastic environment with a PADI Professional your children will be diving to maximum 2 metres in Confined Water and have a look at some of the things down there. Watching fish or playing games under water makes this program the most popular diving experience for children. Minimum age is 8 years old. Duration 2½ hours.
(Confined Water : a swimming pool or a beach area which has pool like conditions)
Becoming a Sealteam member consists of participating in five Aquamissions which are all conducted in a swimming pool. During these Aquamissions your children will learn how to use scuba, breath and interact under water and much more. This fantastic program can be completed in 2½ days.
Master Sealteam Member
Becoming a Master Sealteam Member means that you have mastered 15 Aquamissions consisting of under water navigation, night diving, fish identification and many more. After successful completion of all Aquamissions the prestigious rating of Master Seal will be awarded. To get to the Master Seal you will be diving over 4½ days.
EXPERIENCE PROGRAMS FOR ALL
Discover Scuba Diving
That's what you always wanted. To weightlessly glide through the water looking at the magic world of the sea. With the Discover Scuba Diving Program you can do exactly that - No experience necessary. In a short but informative theory session you will be learning the essentials of using the underwater skills and how to descend safely. Following this you will enter the confined water and get familiar with breathing and moving under water as well as completing some skills. After that the real adventure starts and you will be going into the Open Water and experience the real under water world.
(Confined Water : a swimming pool or a beach area which has pool like conditions)
(Open Water : the sea or ocean, lake).
PADI Scuba Diver
During the PADI Scuba Diver Course you will be learning the basics of scuba diving. This program takes between 1 and 1½ days. The completion of the Scuba Diver program opens up the underwater world to a maximum of 12 metres, under the professional guidance of a qualified PADI Professional.
PADI Open Water Diver
The PADI Open Water Diver Course is the most popular entry level diving course which will introduce you to the underwater world. During the Open Water Course you will learn skills need to safely scuba dive. The theory, confined water training and open water dives will teach you the important skills you need to know to be a safe diver and to enjoy the underwater world.
PADI Adventure Diver
The PADI Adventure Diver program can be completed in as little as one day. You are required to complete three exciting dives of your choice. This can be navigation, underwater photography, wreck, fish identification dive and many more. This is ideal for those with a tight time schedule or for children to take an easy comfortable next step.
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver
The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course is the next exciting step and introduces you into several different underwater activities such as wreck diving, deep diving, navigation, under water photography, fish identification and much more. During these dives you will accomplish simple tasks which will further enhance your skills as a diver becoming more comfortable and confident in the adventurous underwater environment.
To complete the Advanced Open Water Diver you must complete a navigation dive and a deep dive all other electives are options.
PADI Rescue Diver
Take control and become a PADI Rescue Diver. This is a very important, interesting and exciting course. This is the time where you start your leadership training. The Rescue Diver Course teaches you to become more efficient with your diving skills and also shows you various ways how to prevent and manage emergencies with divers at the surface and underwater.
PADI Dive Master
Become a true professional and start to train as a PADI Dive Master. This leadership program gives you the necessary tools, skills and understanding to function as an instructional assistant, a dive guide, a mentor and much more. The dive theory knowledge is now at a professional level and your dive skills to demonstration quality. A Dive Master is an important asset to a diving centre and diving instructor. You can start teaching your own courses such as Discover Snorkelling and the PADI Skin Diver. A Dive Master can complete the Emergency First Response Instructor Course and then teach the most important First Aid programs.
PADI Assistant Instructor Course (AI)
PADI has the most comprehensive Instructor Training program in the diving industry. By completing your Assistant Instructor Course you are entering the phase of becoming an Instructor. The Assistant Instructor Course is the first part of the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC). Highly trained and experienced PADI Staff Instructors or PADI Course Directors will take you step by step through the AI course. This course can only be offered through recognised PADI 5 Star Diving Centres. The PADI Assistant Instructor can be completed in three to four days.
Think what you can do after completing the PADI Instructor Course. Only the depth of the oceans are the limit.
Dry Suit Specialty Diver
If you want to keep warm and dry on those cold water dives then a dry suit is what you need. Learn to adjust your buoyancy and maintain your suit so that when you need it the most it's ready to go. There is also the "what do I wear underneath" session as well.
Wreck Specialty Diver
Explore the past of a wreck in the present with the PADI Wreck Diver course. Whether sunk intentionally or tragically, ship or plane, Wrecks are irresistible to divers. Through this course you get the skills, knowledge and procedures to answer the call of wreck diving.
Deep Specialty Diver
This course offers you a life time opportunity - Going deep to see things most people only dream about. You will experience what it is like to dive between 18 -40 meters. It's a different world down there and it takes additional training. Here is where you get it!
Enriched Air Specialty
Enriched Air (Nitrox) lets your extend your no stop time beyond those of diving on air. You will learn the importance of using correctly marked tanks/cylinders and how to analyse the enriched air fill. How to plan dives using enriched air using the enriched air tables and using a dive computer.
You've planned your dive with your buddy, you've done the B.W.R.A.F check and set off. The dive site is all that you expected it to be now you are down to 100bar and need to start your return journey. BUT which way is it? The Navigation Specialty enhances the skills you picked up during your Advanced Open Wate you to use your compass and natural landmarks, so that you know where you are at all times, just like reading a map on land and ensures that you return to your exit point as planned.
Search & Recovery Specialty
You've gone for a shallow 6 meter dive, there are a few swim throughs and large sandy patch and then a gulley. You return with plenty of air and start to de-kit....oh no you've lost your wedding ring. You'll not survive the night if you don't find it. Search and Recovery provides you with the knowledge of search patterns that will help you locate that most precious of items and make it through to tomorrow.
Multilevel Specialty (also includes the RDP "Wheel Version")
To maximise the amount of time that you dive for, the Multilevel Specialty gives you the knowledge to plan dives at varying depths on a dive location that has lots to see from 35 meters up to 5 meters you can see it all, all on one tank.
Diver Propulsion Vehicle (including DPV)
If you want to see a lot of the sea in a short space of time, the DPV Specialty is for you. You will learn to manoeuvre yourself through the water without damaging or disturbing the habitat around you and, have a lot of fun in the process.
Digital UW Photography (including Camera)
Photography has progressed in leaps and bounds in the past few years and Underwater Photography is not excluded. So you can use a 35mm or an SLR camera on land can you do the same at depth and still capture your subject in the right light. Put yourself to the test and create something magical.
Night Diver Specialty
You're getting ready for a big night out. You do your final checks that you have everything and out you go. The dive site that you thought you knew like the back of your hand is somewhere else tonight. This is amazing. And what was that strange critter, a night dweller in the beam of your torch, you didn't see it this morning. It must be a new species. Learn all about it in the Night Diver Specialty.
Peak Performance Buoyancy
If you want to be a great diver rather than a good one, Peak Performance Buoyancy is the Specialty for you. Teaching you to control your breathing to not only get the most of your dive time but also to ensure that you can control yourself in that
Enriched Air gas blender
Getting an insight in the secrets of Gas blending. A lot of important information will be provided during this program with respect to the safety of the diving equipment used. While learning you will blend your own Enriched Air and why not use it yourself on one of our fantastic dives.
EFR - Emergency First Response
EFR Primary (CPR) & Secondary Care First Aid Course
We are living in a very hectic and ignorant world. Where have the promises gone from the times of the boy scouts. Now here is a way to make up for all those lost memories. Become an Emergency First Responder and learn how to help somebody in need. Whether it is just a little scrap or a serious car crash. You will be confident in responding to the urgent requirements of a casualty and bridge important time till the Emergency Medical Services arrive. With the EFR Care for Children program you will see what you can do when you come across a infant or a child in need of immediate help.
Emergency First Response Instructor Course
Interested in teaching First Aid yourself?? Please ask us for our Emergency First Response Instructor Information Pack. You don't have to be a diver or an instructor of any kind to enrol in this program.
DAN - Divers Alert Network
Divers Alert Network DAN is a not for profit organisation and provides expert information and advice for the benefit of the diving public. DAN provides comprehensive training which is educationally valid and consistent with the current literature. DAN is developing programmes and materials which complement currently and available dive safety training throughout the diving community.
DAN Oxygen First Aid for Aquatic Emergencies
This program trains you how to respond and provide oxygen first aid for drowning accidents. This is the ideal program for Pool attendants and life guards. Understanding the role and function of the respiratory and circulatory systems in the human body and the identification and major causes of aquatic accidents are taught in the program. Explanation, description and mechanism of drowning and the benefits of oxygen first aid to the victim. Demonstrate competency in rescue breathing and CPR and identify the indications for supplemental oxygen first aid use as well as the correct response of a breathing and non breathing swimmer with circulation and without circulation.
DAN Oxygen First Aid for Scuba Diving Injuries
A lot of divers are trained in Oxygen Administration, but by far not enough. Every diver should be familiar with the first aid procedures and oxygen administration for an injured diver. The course will show the mechanism of diving injuries and how to recognise diving injuries as well as the proper response should you come across diving injuries. The oxygen provider also knows how to respond with oxygen in order to provide immediate and effective first aid and is able to communicate with the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and DAN.
DAN Advanced Oxygen First Aid
This program intends to teach the Oxygen Provider the skills and knowledge needed to supplement Basic Life Support and CPR skills with advanced resuscitation techniques to assist any diver who is not breathing. During the course you will review the latest guidelines for Basic Life Support, Resuscitation and CPR techniques. You also learn the potential problems of resuscitation with a Bag Valve Mask (BVM) and the Manually Triggered Ventilator (MTV) and to resuscitate non breathing divers with the Bag Valve Mask (BVM) and the Manually Triggered Ventilator (MTV).
DAN First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries
Serious marine life injuries are rare, but many divers will experience minor discomfort at some point during their diving. This course trains divers to minimize these injuries and reduce discomfort and pain. It also provides knowledge on specific types of injuries and the general first aid procedures for them. The program also includes identification and how you can avoid hazardous marine life as well as recognizing of the possible injuries caused by the hazardous marine life.
DAN Automated External Defibrillation
This training program is designed to train and educate the general diving public and qualified non diving public in the techniques of using an Automated External Defibrillator for victims of sudden cardiac arrest. The training also includes a revision of the Basic Life Support techniques. Recognizing the warning signs of sudden cardiac arrest and provides Basic Life Support while setting up and then use an Automated External Defibrillator as well as the care and maintenance procedures for an AED.
DAN Diving Emergency Management Provider / DAN Diving First Responder
DAN offers several dive-specific first aid training programs. Because these courses are often taught independently, there is repetitive information and skills. The Diving Emergency Management Provider and the Diving First Responder Course allows DAN Instructors to offer an integrated course that allows divers to learn the information and skills from all DAN Training Programs, at a significant savings of time, but without sacrificing any skills. While the Diving Emergency Management Provider course combines the Oxygen, AED and HMLI course, the DAN Diving First Responder course also includes the skills and knowledge from the Advanced Oxygen Provider course.
DIVING FOR THE DISABLED
Open Water Diver - Medical Statement : English | German
Advanced Open Water Diver - Medical Statement : English | German
Instructor Course for Teaching Disabled Divers - Medical Statement : English | German