PADI Americas

PADI is here to support you during disruptive & challenging times.

PADI Business Survival Webinar series

As part of our immediate membership support package to help stimulate business, we have created a series of webinars to help you through the current crisis and to set you up with business and marketing strategies to emerge stronger once the crisis is over. You must register to attend the webinars below. Each webinar counts as a single training credit.



CDTC Q&A – Tracking towards your CDTC
PADI Course Director is the ultimate PADI Professional rating. Attend this webinar to learn how you can reach this goal and about the prerequisites, application procedures and acceptance protocols for the Course Director Training Course.

Aug 4th1:00 PM PT


New Diver Medical
There is a new Diver Medical for 2020 that you can download directly from PADI Pros’ Site at Training Essentials / Forms Applications. If you are interested in learning more about the 2020 Diver Medical, please watch recorded webinar by using the link below.

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Airborne Pathogen Awareness Instructor Webinar
Emergency First Response is pleased to announce the EFR® Airborne Pathogen Awareness Distinctive course. Recent, unprecedented, world events have changed the way we interact with people and businesses. More than ever before people the world over are aware of the importance of hygiene, disinfection and PPE, to protect ourselves and those we come in contact with. To become an EFR Airborne Pathogen Awareness Instructor please register for and watch the Airborne Pathogen Awareness Instructor Webinar. For more information, visit the PADI Pro Blog.

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To access the recordings of the past webinars, download the archive below.

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Couch diving with PADI eLearning

In support of the dive community PADI is offering an unprecedented 25% discount on all PADI eLearning courses. Potential and existing divers can take advantage of this down time by learning a new skill or finding a new hobby from the comfort of home. With a period of 12 months after the eLearning completion, there will be plenty of time to finish up the remaining portion of the course. Use this one sheet for more information on the new eLearning experience.

Diver underwater
Seek Adventure – Dive Local

For locations where diving is still safe, you can take advantage of the PADI Adventures app to mobilize your customer base for local diving. Remember to always be safe, use best judgement and follow authority guidelines.

PADI Adventures App Resources

CARES Act Resources

Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act which provides programs and initiatives intended to assist business owners during this time of great need. There are now many new resources available for small business and other employers. We encourage you to review the overview, The Small Business Owners Guide to the CARES act.

Also, below are other resources that can help you take advantage of these programs and initiatives.

For information on support for Canadian businesses, visit the Depart of Finance Canada page.

PADI Cares

The PADI Team has been hard at work to provide assistance to our members during these challenging times. The PADI Cares initiative is our focus to connect divers to PADI dive centers and resorts, expand our product offering to drive industry growth, and deliver unprecedented member resources.


For additional assistance, contact your regional marketing executive:

US and Canada
[email protected]

Caribbean and Latin America
[email protected]