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02. Discover Scuba Diving

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? If you want to find out but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving will let you try scuba to see if you like it. Most PADI dive shops offer a version of this program, either in a…

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16. Underwater Navigator

Knowing where you are – underwater – and where you’re going comes in real handy, especially if you’re looking for an object or locating that beautiful reef that you heard about. If you’re Open Water Diver (Junior Open Water Diver or equivalent) and be at least 12, then this program is for you. During your…

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15. Search & Recovery

Accidentally drop something in the water? Looking for lost treasure? Learn effective ways to locate objects underwater with the Search & Recovery Diver program. To take the program you’ll need to be at least an Open Water Diver (or equivalent) with the dive credential of Underwater Navigation (Junior ratings accepted) or Advanced Open Water Diver…

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14. Peak Performance Buoyancy

What is neutral buoyancy? Scuba divers like to be neutrally buoyant so they neither sink nor float. It can be a tricky thing. Divers who’ve mastered the highest performance levels in buoyancy stand apart. You’ve seen them underwater. They glide effortlessly, use less air and ascend, descend or hover, almost as if by thought. They…

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13. Underwater Photographer

No photo experience required! That’s what the program is for – showing you how to take award winning pictures underwater. This is where you’ll put in to practice the tips and techniques you learned from your instructor. You’ll need to be an Open Water Diver (Junior Open Water Diver or equivalent) and at least 12…

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12. Night Diver

Even your local dive site offers a whole new adventure by moonlight!   To take advantage of this extraordinary specialty, you’ll need to be at least Open Water Diver (Junior Open Water Diver or equivalent) and 12 or older. During your program you’ll go on three open water dives. You’ll learn to prepare night dive…

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11. Wreck Diver

Whether sunk on purpose as an artificial reef or the result of mishap, wrecks open fascinating windows to the past. Most divers find wrecked ships, airplanes and even automobiles nearly irresistible because they’re intriguing to explore, exciting avenues of discovery, and usually teeming with aquatic life. The PADI Wreck Diver course teaches you the ins…

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09. Enriched Air Diver course

The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADI’s most popular specialty scuba diving course, and it’s easy to see why. Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression dive time. This means more time underwater, especially on repetitive scuba dives. The Fun PartDivers breathing underwater with Nitrox You can typically stay down…

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08. Divemaster

Divemasters Wanted! Join the Tribe! Do you have a deep and abiding passion for diving? Or, do you merely love it with all of your heart? If so, you should consider doing what you love for a living: become a PADI Divemaster.   When you Join the Tribe™ by becoming a PADI Divemaster, you align…

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06. Emergency First Response

Take a step toward emergency preparedness and meet PADI Rescue Diver prerequisites with Emergency First Response. As one of the foremost international CPR and first aid training companies, Emergency First Response gives you the confidence to respond to medical emergencies — not just in the diving world, but in your every day world with your…