PADI Partners


PADI AWARE Foundation is a non-profit public charity that drives global ocean conservation through local action. PADI AWARE Foundation engages divers and people everywhere to take conservation actions that heal and protect the ocean planet both above and below the surface, further elevating and supporting PADI’s vision to achieve balance between humanity and ocean. Backed by the power of the PADI brand and supported by the world’s largest global network of 6,600 dive centers and resorts and more than 128,000 professional members worldwide, PADI AWARE Foundation leverages the collective influence of divers and the dive industry to address key threats facing the marine environment including climate change, marine habitat loss and vulnerable species protection. PADI AWARE Foundation advances its mission and the PADI Blueprint for Ocean Action through underwater citizen science, public policy, education and community grants. Visit


Emergency First Response®

As one of the foremost international CPR and first-aid training companies, Emergency First Response courses give lay responders the confidence to handle medical emergencies – not just diving-related, but in everyday life. Similar to PADI programs, Emergency First Response courses, training materials and educational curricula were developed by experienced instructional designers. Course content is based on patient care standards as published in the consensus view of the Basic Life Support (BLS) Working Group of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR). ILCOR is an international standards group representing most of the world's major resuscitation organizations. Visit


Current Publishing

Current Publishing Corp.® is a corporate affiliate of PADI Worldwide. Current Publishing developed and maintains one of the most accepted curricula of marine science educational materials for high school students and teachers. Collaborating with COSEE (Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence), the marine science curriculum is an integrated, interdisciplinary and multi-component program. Its text – Life on an Ocean Planet – focuses on today’s marine science topics through standards-based instruction to prepare students for tomorrow’s challenges.

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