PADI Scuba Diver Course

This course is an intermediate step for earning an open water diver certification if that’s your ultimate goal.

PADI Scuba Diver

If you’re short on time but really want to become a diver, the PADI Scuba Diver rating might be right for you ̶ particularly if you expect to go scuba diving primarily with a dive guide.

PADI Scuba Divers are qualified to:

  • Dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional to a maximum depth of 12 metres.
  • Obtain air fills, rent or purchase scuba equipment and participate in dive activities as long as properly supervised.
  • Continue dive training by completing the PADI Open Water Diver certification and taking certain speciality diver courses.


  • You must be 10 years old or older
  • You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health
  • No prior experience with scuba diving is required.

What you will learn:
The PADI Scuba Diver course consists of three main phases:

  • Knowledge Development: only 3 sections of 5 theory sections, (online, independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
  • Confined Water Dives: only the first 3 of the 5 pool sessions to learn basic scuba skills.
  • Open Water Dives: only two of four sea dives to explore the ocean.


Full Time: 2 Days
Part Time: 1 Week (evenings and weekend)


  • Tuition by an internationally certified PADI instructor.
  • 3 Pool Sessions (heated swimming pool).
  • 2 Qualifying sea dives.
  • All equipment is supplied for the full duration of the course.
  • Airfills.
  • Registration with PADI International Limited.
  • Course materials: Digital manual with the option to upgrade to the Open Water Touch (a tablet app, complete with videos and interactive training material).

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