PADI stands for Professional Association of Diving Instructors.



PADI Divers carry the most respected and sought after scuba qualification in the world. Wherever you choose to dive, your PADI scuba certification is recognized and accepted. On most of your dive adventures, you will be surrounded by other PADI Divers who made the same certification choice you did, to follow the largest and most respected diver training organization in the world.


  • It is all about teaching
    • Choosing a diving course is a personal experience.
      You should feel comfortable with your dive instructor and his or her way of teaching. PADI diving courses and continuing training are designed to make learning enjoyable and worthwhile. You get confidence under the guidance of your professional PADI dive instructor and get important safety concepts and skills.
  • Performance-Based learning
    • This means that you progress as you show that you are able to perform the specific requirements that you need before you can be Scuba diver Your dive instructor is there to help you to meet these requirements; it does not matter how much time you need to get them mastered You must earn your PADI certification, but you do so in a stimulating learning environment where you will get a lot of support.
  • Course material
    • You pick up important information and useful tips if you are going to get started with PADI educational materials - online dive training, manuals, videos, workbooks, multimedia discs, etc. Qualified instructional designers use the latest technology and teaching methods to create PADI materials "with you", the student, in mind.
  • Educational guidelines
    • All PADI programs, from beginner to dive instructor training, fall under strict educational standards which are being watched to make sure worldwide consistency and the same quality. PADI takes a proactive approach to quality management and randomly surveys PADI Divers to confirmed that their courses meet the high standards of PADI and also meet the expectations of the divers themselves. No other diver training organization holds its professional reputation and integrity at such a high level. Because PADI is so involved with a strong quality assurance process, it is continuously improving customer satisfaction.

Want to know more about PADI, take a look at their website