Scuba Diver

PADI – Scuba Diver

You don't have much time available, but a strong urge to become a certified diver? The PADI Scuba Diver Certificate is made for you! This course requires less time than the PADI Open Water Diver course because it covers only three first ones of five chapters of the development of the theoretical knowledge,


Who is this course for

The PADI Scuba Diver certification is a subset course of the PADI Open Water Diver course. If you’re short on time but still want to become a diver, the PADI Scuba Diver rating might be best for you? Especially if you anticipate going scuba diving essentially with a dive guide. This course is an intermediary step for earning an Open Water Diver certification if that’s your ultimate goal.

PADI Scuba Divers are qualified to:

  • Dive under the direct guidance of a PADI Professional to a maximum depth of 12 metres/40 feet.
  • Obtain air fills, rent or buying scuba gear and participate in dive activities as long as accurately supervised.
  • Continue dive training by achieving the PADI Open Water Diver certification and taking individual specialty diving courses.

To register in a PADI Scuba Diver course (or Junior Scuba Diver course), you must be ten years old or older. You need sufficient swimming skills and need to be in healthy physical conditions. No prior experience with scuba diving is required, but you can try it first through the Discover Scuba Diving program.

SCUBA Gears used

You’ll learn to use basic scuba gear, including a mask, fins, regulator, snorkel, buoyancy control equipment and a tank. The gear you wear ranges, depending upon whether you’re diving in tropical, temperatures or cold water. Your PADI Instructor will explain the material you need and may suggest additional educational materials, such as the required logbook.

What you will learn

This certificate allows you to experiment numerous types of dives, and it is a good preparation for the Open Water Diver course if this one is your final goal. The PADI Scuba Diver qualifies in:

– Dive under the direct supervision of Divemaster, Assisting Instructor or Instructor PADI until a – maximal depth of 12 meters / 40 feet.
– Fill-up air tanks, rent or sale of diving equipment and participate in other dive activities, on the condition of respecting the conditions of supervision.
– Continue their dive training and complete the Open Water Diver course and other specialties, as the “Speciality Project AWARE” and the course of “Specialty in diving equipment”.

Confined Water Dives

To learn basic SCUBA Diving Skills & Tricks!

Open Water Dives

To put in practice your newly acquired skills and explore!

Knowledge Development

Independent study or in a classroom to understand basic principles of scuba diving.

Take Advantage

You may be able to get college credit for the Open Water Diver course..

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