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Start Your Scuba Diving Certification

As a certified diver, you’ll interact with fascinating animals, explore exotic destinations, and surface with amazing stories to share. Getting started is easy. Enroll online, and complete your in-water training in just a few days.

Are you ready to live a more extraordinary life?

Explore PADI Certification Levels

Already a certified diver? Congratulations! An exciting journey lies ahead. Whether you want to be able to access more dive sites with an Advanced Open Water Diver certification, improve your skills or learn underwater photography, videography, fish identification, etc., we have the right course for you.

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Start Your Scuba Diving Career

Turn your passion into your job! As a PADI Divemaster or Instructor, you can earn money as you travel the world, or stay in one place and become a local diving expert. Whether you work in a dive shop, resort, or on a liveaboard, you’ll enjoy a rewarding career and get paid to do something you love.

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The PADI eLearning® Difference

Whether you want to learn to scuba dive or you’re a certified scuba diver looking to continue your education, PADI’s digital scuba programs are the way to go. Work at your own pace, online or offline, using your computer or mobile device. Schedule in-water training when you’re ready.



Seek Adventure. Save the Ocean.℠

PADI’s mission is to create a billion torchbearers that explore and protect our ocean. A community that cares deeply about healing the planet above and below the surface, PADI Torchbearers inspire others to bring about meaningful change by turning passion into purpose for the ocean.



Visit Our Scuba Diving Blog

Read inspiring stories from PADI Divers, scuba diving tips and more.

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Top 10 Scuba Diving Myths

How many of these myths and misconceptions have you heard?

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11 Inspiring Quotes About the Ocean

PADI Divers share their favorite quotes about ocean protection.

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Scuba Diving Terminology

Here’s how to properly speak scuba