EDUCATION

Learning to dive is one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. Earning your PADI certification will forever change the way you see the world, both above and below the surface. Divers who become dive professionals agree that choosing diving as a career does not feel like working because they do what they love for a living!

“WORKING IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO HANIFARU BAY IN BAA ATOLL, WE THOUGHT FREQUENT SIGHTINGS OF MANTAS, WHALE-SHARKS, DOLPHINS AND WHALES WOULD BE THE PERKS OF BEING BASED IN DHARAVANDHOO, BUT HE SAYS THE BEST PART OF HIS HOBBY (AND NOT JOB) IS GETTING TO MEET LOTS OF EXCITING PEOPLE, SHARE HIS KNOWLEDGE OF MARINE LIFE AND ADVOCATE TO PROTECT AND CONSERVE OUR BEAUTIFUL OCEANS!"

- AHMED SHIFZAN / SCUBA INSTRUCTOR 

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Assistant Instructor

Start here to become a PADI dive Instructor. Share your passion with others and help them experience the same joy you have for scuba diving.

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Divemaster

Be a leader who mentors and motivates others. Gain dive knowledge, supervision abilities, and become a role model to divers around the world.

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Open Water Diver

Diver certification begins here. Course contains knowledge development, skills practice in confined water and experiencing four open water dives.

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Advanced Open Water Diver

Take this course after completing PADI Open Water Diver certification. It's titled Advanced Open Water Diver because it advances your diving knowledge & skills.

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Rescue Diver

Learn to prevent and manage problems in the water, and become more confident in your skills as a diver. It's challenging, yet very rewarding.

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Digital Underwater Photographer

The most popular diving specialties course. It’s easy and fun to capture images of your underwater scuba adventures.

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Peak Performance Buoyancy

Observe aquatic life without disturbing their surroundings. Improve the buoyancy skills you learned as a new diver and elevate them to the next level.

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Deep Diver

Explore deeper dive sites with confidence at depths down to 40 metres. Learn to manage your gas supply, go over buddy contact procedures, & buoyancy control.

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Wreck Diver

 

Ships, airplanes and even cars are fascinating to explore and usually teem with aquatic life. Each wreck dive offers a chance for a new discovery.

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Enriched Air Nitrox

 Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression time, especially on repetitive scuba dives.

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Emergency Oxygen Provider

Immediately recognize scuba diving illnesses treatable with emergency oxygen and be prepared to offer aid. 

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Night Diver

Enroll in the PADI Night Diver Specialty course to find what happens underwater after the sun goes down.

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Coral Reef Conservation

This course helps you appreciate the complexity of coral reef habitats and teaches how you can help conserve these vital systems.

Dive Against Debris Specialty

Learn about the problems of marine debris, conducting Dive Against Debris surveys, and how divers are a part of the solution to keeping our oceans clean.

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Project AWARE Specialist

Uniting scuba divers and water enthusiasts, you’ll learn how you can make a difference for ocean protection every time you dive or travel.

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Adaptive Support Diver

Increase your awareness of divers’ varying abilities, and explore adaptive techniques to apply while diving or freediving with a buddy with a disability.

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Adaptive Techniques

 

Increasing awareness of varying diver abilities, & explores adaptive teaching techniques  when training & diving with physically & mentally challenged divers.

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Sidemount Diver

A sidemount configuration offers more flexibility and better steamlining options. Learn about the many benefits of diving with a sidemount configuration.

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Equipment Specialist

Learn to manage basic scuba diving equipment repairs and adjustments. Understand routine care & maintenance procedures and how dive gear works.

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Emergency First Responder

Discover steps to follow for emergency care. Builds confidence in lay rescuers increases willingness to respond when faced with medical emergencies.

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Emergency First Response Instructor

Teach skills based on internationally recognized emergency care guidelines and learn how to present course content while encouraging student self-discovery.

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Discover Scuba Diving

Introduction into what it takes to explore the underwater world. Although not a certification course, you'll learn all the steps it takes to be a PADI certified diver.

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Bubblemaker Program

Experience scuba diving under the direct supervision of a PADI Pro. Take your first breaths underwater in shallow water. For children who are at least 8 years old.

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Reactivate SCUBA Refresher Program

Update your dive skills and knowledge with a quick scuba refresher from the PADI Open Water Diver Course before jumping back into the water.

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Basic Freediver

Learn basic freediving principles and focus on practicing breathhold techniques in a pool or confined water site.

Freediver

Your first step toward discovering why freediving is becoming a popular way to explore beneath the waves. No previous freediving course is required.

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