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PADIProfessional Association of Diving Instructors is the world’s largest recreational diver training organization what was founded in 1966.

PADI is the leading training agency for scuba diving in the world. As of 2016 it has a membership of over 136,000 individuals and 6,300 dive centers, and has awarded more than 25,000,000 diving certifications internationally.

At our PADI 5 star dive center all the PADI courses are performance based diver training programs, and at the introductory level emphasize practical knowledge, safety and motor skills.

The PADI training system is composed of modules with standardized learning objectives divided into theory and practical skills development. Each module is a stand-alone course for which certification is provided to the participant on successful completion of the course.

PADI have developed courses for those divers wishing to dive beyond 40 meters, use stage decompression, dive in an overhead environment beyond 40 linear meters, use accelerated decompression or use variable gas mixtures during a dive.

In 2017 PADI proudly accepted the Tauchen award for Best Training Agency at the Dusseldorf Boot Show in a ceremony known as “the Oscars of Diving” It was the 18th time that PADI won this; no other agency has won it once.

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PADI courses range from entry level, advanced diver certification to several specialized diving skills courses, usually connected with specific equipment or conditions, some diving related informational courses and a range of recreational diving instructor certifications.

PADI TecRec offer various technical diving courses. PADI’s sister company Emergency First Response Corp provides first aid and CPR programs.

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For detailed course descriptions use the links or go to, courses.

Some popular PADI courses at our 5 star PADI dive center are:

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