Whether you want to learn to scuba dive or are already a scuba diver who is looking for a flexible way to fit another dive course into your busy schedule, PADI’s online scuba programs are the way to go. You can get started immediately with the knowledge development portion of the course and work at your own pace using the PADI eLearning® system. This convenient, interactive study option allows you to learn anytime and anywhere you have an internet connection.

PADI eLearning lets you:


• Learn by watching, listening, reading and interacting with a dynamic instructional program.

• Access the material for one year, plus gain unlimited access to an online version of the course manual.

• Contact us anytime you have a question about what you’re learning.

• Get in the water quickly – applying what you’ve learned – when you meet with your PADI Instructor.

PADI Scuba Diver Course


The PADI Scuba Diver Course is a sub course within the Open Water Diver Course and will allow individuals with the time constraints to gain a PADI certification. Upon completion of the following sessions listed bellow, you can then dive with a certified PADI professional and enjoy your under water adventures.


• 3 Theory Sessions

• 3 Confined Water Sessions

• 2 Open Water Dives


min. 2 days or approximately 10 hours

From here it is a small step to your Open Water certification.

PADI Junior Open Water Course


The PADI Junior Open Water Course is designed for the younger generation of 10 - 14 years. It follows the same format as the adult course with the only restrictions being depth limits. A Junior Open Water Diver of 10-11 can dive to a depth of 12m with a qualified parent, guardian or a PADI professional. A Junior Open Water Diver of 12-14 can dive to a depth of 18m with a parent, guardian or a PADI professional.


• 5 Theory Sessions

• 5 Confined water Sessions

• 4 Open water Dives

• 4-5 days or approximately 25 hours

PADI Open Water Course


The PADI open Water Diver Course is the most popular diving certification in the world.

It's your ticket to an adventure of a life time and it will qualify you to dive with a buddy independent of supervision while applying the knowledge and skills you learn on this course.

You will earn this rating by completing the Knowledge Development sessions, five pool dives, and four Open Water dives.


• 5 Theory Sessions

• 5 Confined Water Sessions

• 4 Open Water Dives

• 4-5 days or approximately 25 hours

PADI Advanced Open Water Course


The PADI Advanced Open Water course is your next step following your PADI Open Water course. It offers you a structured program where you can expand your diving experience and build on the Knowledge you have learned from your Open Water course. PADI's Advanced Open Water Course has something for everyone with the bulk of the course being in-water performance based.

You will complete a total five dives of which two are compulsory, your Deep dive and your Navigation dive. You then choose a further three dives from the following list:

AWARE Fish ID - Boat Diver - Enriched Air - Multilevel Diver - Night Diver

Peak Performance Buoyancy - Underwater Naturalist - Underwater Photographer

Underwater Videographer

These are only a few of the 28 specialties that PADI offers.


• 5 Theory Sessions

• 5 Openwater Dives:

   2 core dives - Navigation and Deep

   3 Elective dives

   (e.g.: Night diving, boat, multilevel…)


2-3 days or approximately 15 hours



The PADI Emergency First Responder (EFR) is designed to teach you basic training for CPR and emergency care. This is not a diving specific course and it is open to anyone wishing to learn these skills.

Its also meets the CPR and First Aid prerequisite of the PADI Rescue Diver course.


3 Classroom sessions


min. 1 day approximately 8 hours

PADI Rescue Diver Course


The PADI Rescue Diver course is an important step in expanding a diver's knowledge and experience beyond a purely recreational level. During the course you learn new skills in order to assist others and prevent or handle diving emergencies. During the course you are put through your paces undertaking 12 training exercises. There is a knowledge development section to this course and you are required to have passed a sanctioned course in CPR within the past 2 years. The PADI EFR course is highly recommended and can be used to meet this requirement.


• 2 Classroom Sessions

• 2 Confined Water Sessions

• 2 days of Openwater Work


min. 3 days approximately 20 hours

PADI Dive Master Course


Take the first step in your dive career and become a PADI Dive master. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you'll expand your dive knowledge, and hone your skills as you become a dive professional. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities by training you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers. Each course is individually tailored to every applicant. Please ask for details.



The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADI’s most popular specialty scuba course. Why? Because scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression time, especially on repetitive scuba dives. If staying down longer and getting back in the water sooner sounds appealing, then don’t hesitate to become an enriched air diver.

If you’re a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 12 years old, you can enroll in the Enriched Air Diver Specialty course. Note that in some regions the minimum age is older than 12. This course covers the use of EANx (Enriched Air Nitrox) mixes in the range of 22% to 40% oxygen content with emphasis on enriched air with 32 and 36 percent oxygen. Course content includes a minimum of 4 hours theory, A written exam & 2 dives (optional see below) on an EANx (Enriched Air Nitrox) mix between 32% to 36%. Dives will not be conducted to depths that exceed student's previous level and may not exceed a maximum depth of 30 meters.


2 Theory Sessions

2 Open Water Dives

1-2 days or approximately 10 hours


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18-22 C


16-18 C


10-15 m



20-26 C


20-24 C


15-20 m



28-32+ C


25-27 C


15-20 m



24-26 C


22-25 C


15-20 m





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There is usually no current, only occasionally caused by the weather.

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