PADI Course Catalog

PADI Open Water Diver course
Open Water Diver
Diver certification begins here. Start with PADI's online eLearning course. Move to the pool and practice your new skills. Then experience four open water (ocean/lake) dives.
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course
Continuing Education
Advanced Open Water Diver
This course can be taken after completing the PADI Open Water Diver certification. It's titled PADI Advanced Open Water Diver because it advances your diving knowledge & skills.
PADI Rescue Diver course
Continuing Education
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.
PADI Master Scuba Diver Rating
Continuing Education
Master Scuba Diver™
Join the best of the best, the elite group of respected divers who have earned this rating through both significant experience and scuba training.
PADI Divemaster Course
Be a leader who mentors and motivates others. Gain dive knowledge, supervision abilities, and become a role model to divers around the world.
PADI Adaptive Support Diver Course
Continuing Education
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.
Adaptive Techniques
Adaptive Techniques
This course focuses on increasing awareness of varying diver abilities, and explores adaptive teaching techniques to apply when training and diving with physically and mentally challenged divers.
PADI Advanced Rebreather Diver course
Continuing Education
Advanced Rebreather Diver
Dive in silence and train to dive as deep as 40 metres/130 feet. Learn about scrubbers, oxygen consumption and bailout requirements including how to configure a bailout cylinder system.
PADI Adventure Diver course
Continuing Education
Adventure Diver
Complete three Adventure Dives (underwater photography, fish identification, etc.) and earn the Adventure Diver certification, a subgroup of the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course.