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PADI:  Professional Association of Diving Instructors

PADI is the world’s leading scuba diving training organizationWelcome to the World of Scuba Diving.

PADI is the world’s leading scuba diving training organization.

With more than forty years experience, over 136,000 PADI Professionals and more than 6200 dive shops and resorts worldwide, PADI training materials and services let you experience scuba diving from nearly anywhere.

Scuba diving with PADI Instructors, Dive Centers and Resorts can help transform your life through education, experience, equipment and environmental conservation:

Get to Know PADI

Get to know PADI, the Professional Association of Diving InstructorsWhy PADI - PADI is a privately held, membership organization. See what the PADI difference is all about.

PADI History - Want to find out how PADI started? Get the full story here.

FAQs - Browse a collection of Frequently Asked Questions.

Consumer Privacy Policy - The PADI organization and its affiliated companies are committed to respecting the privacy of customers. Read the Privacy Policy for complete details.

Quality Recognition - Do you want to recognize your scuba instructor for a job well done? This is the place to do it.

Quality Management - Share your experience

Consumer Alerts - Check credentials when selecting a reputable scuba diving instructor, dive shop or resort.

PADI Certification Statistics - View PADI certification and membership statistics.

Careers - Do you want to work for a PADI corporate office?  Browse current job openings.

SaraShoeNGMauiAp…_SS58719_008Media Room - Do you need a story, an interview or images? Check the PADI Media Room.

PADI Partners - Learn about PADI Partners.

Contact Us – Contact your PADI Office. We want to hear from you!