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How to be a Pro Scuba Diver

Become a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

PADI Instructor DevelopmentIf you're a PADI Divemaster and at least 18 years old, you can you can become a PADI Instructor with 100 logged dives. 

As a PADI Professional, you’ll be one of the most sought after dive professionals on the planet. And, with more than 5300 PADI Dive Centers and Resorts worldwide, the world is your office – and your playground.

Your Path to Becoming a PADI Pro

The PADI System of diver education allows you to progress at your own pace and encourages you to take continuing education programs that enhance your enjoyment and safety. In addition to the prerequisites listed below, you can enjoy more than 40 specialty courses along the way, from Coral Reef Conservation to Digital Underwater Photography.

However, you must have the following scuba certifications before you can enter the PADI Divemaster course (which is your first step towards becoming a PADI Instructor:

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To become a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor you must complete the following courses:

PADI Professional Courses