Whether you’re seeking to experience your first breath underwater in the PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience or the next Specialty Diver course to earn your Master Scuba Diver rating, you’ll find the perfect course right here.
The PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience is a great way to find out what scuba diving is really like before you take the full scuba certification course. The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world’s most popular beginner scuba diver training course, and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle. If you're already a certified diver, what about taking your training further with the PADI Adventure Diver course that helps you get more out of scuba diving by introducing you to new types of scuba diving adventures. You can take your dive training even further with more exploration, excitement and experiences. This is what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about.
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? If you want to find out but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving will let you try scuba to see if you like it. While not an actual scuba certification, during the Discover Scuba Diving experience you’ll learn how to use scuba equipment in shallow water and get a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world. This program allows you to try the basics of diving at the convenience of a local swimming pool under the supervision of a PADI Instructor. During the Discover Scuba Diving, you’ll master some of the basic concepts and scuba skills which would be helpful should you decide to pursue a PADI Open Water Diver course.
All scuba equipment
Dive theory introduction
Discover scuba diving experience
What can I do next? After completing your PADI Discover Scuba Diving course you will be issued with a certification of achievement. This is not a recognised diving qualification, but as you will have completed your dives in an open water environment you can get credit towards the PADI Scuba Diver and PADI Open Water Diver. PADI Discover Scuba Diving program participants must be 10 years or older and review, complete and sign the PADI Discover Scuba Diving affirmation of risk and medical history screen before entering the water.
Duration: 2 and ½ hours
Water temperature 27 degrees C
The PADI Open Water Diver course, the most popular dive program in the world! This basic diving certification is your ticket to a lifetime of intense adventure with PADI, the dive agency that sets the standards in the global diving community. . It qualifies you to dive independently to a maximum depth of 18 meters (60 feet).
The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:
Are you already planning your next vacation aboard and you want to dive there? With the PADI Open Water Referral option you can even start you course in Berlin, complete the Knowledge development and the Confined Water in the poll and then get certificated during your next vacation. Once qualified you will be able to dive around the world up to 60 feet / 18 meters (40 feet / 12 meters for 10-12 year olds).
Elearning option: you can complete the Knowledge Development of the PADI Open Water Diver course online at your own pace, anytime, anywhere with PADI eLearning.
You are already a PADI certified diver but haven’t been scuba diving lately? Feeling a bit rusty? The Scuba Review program is just the refresher you need to brush up on your knowledge and skills. A PADI Professional will get you in the water having fun and feeling comfortable again. It’s quick and easy, and a good way to prepare for your next PADI course or get ready for adventure on a diving vacation.
Scuba review program includes:
All scuba equipment
Duration: 2 and ½ hours
The PADI Adventure Diver course helps you get more out of diving by introducing
you to new types of scuba diving adventures. It’s a great opportunity to
work with your instructor to build your scuba diving skills and gain more
confidence. You can choose what you’re most interested in learning. Need
to work on your buoyancy skills? Try the Peak Performance Buoyancy Adventure
Dive. Want to know what you’re looking at down there? Try the AWARE-Fish Identification Adventure
Dive. Choose any three of the following Adventure Dives: Adventure Dives available to scuba divers 10 years old and older:
Altitude Diver AWARE-Fish Identification
Boat Diver Digital Underwater Photography
Dry Suit Diver Peak Performance Buoyancy
Underwater Naturalist Underwater Navigator Additional Adventure Dives available to scuba divers 12 years old and older:
Deep Diver Diver Propulsion Vehicle
Drift Diver Multilevel Diver
Night Diver Search and Recovery Diver
Underwater Videography Wreck Diver
Exploration, Excitement, Experiences. They’re what the PADI Advanced Open
Water Diver course is all about. And no, you don’t have to be “advanced”
to take it – it’s designed so you can go straight into it after the PADI
Open Water Diver course. The Advanced Open Water Diver course helps you
increase your confidence and build your scuba skills so you can become
more comfortable in the water. This is a great way to get more dives under
your belt while continuing to learn under the supervision of your PADI
Instructor. This course builds on what you’ve learned and develops new
capabilities by introducing you to new activities and new ways to have
fun scuba diving. You’ll hone your skills by completing five adventure
dives that introduce you to: Underwater navigation,
Deeper water diving(typically anywhere from 18-30 metres/ 60-100 feet),
a sampler of three more Adventure Dives of your choice
CPR and First Aid: Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care.
Scuba diving class practicing CPRFirst aid and CPR are good skills for
anyone involved in adventure sports – just in case. And, you need these
skills for the PADI Rescue Diver course. Emergency First Response is a
PADI affiliate that specializes in teaching these lifesaving skills – and
they’re for anyone, not just divers. Most PADI Instructors are also Emergency
First Response Instructors!
What You Learn in the EFR Primary and Secondary Care Courses: Scuba diving training class that includes CPR, BLS (Basic Life Support) CPR and rescue breathing at the layperson level, AED (automated external defibrillator) use (optional),Preventing and caring for shock, Spinal injury management, Use of barriers to reduce disease transmission risk, Basic first aid and first aid kit considerations
"Challenging" and "rewarding" best describe the PADI Rescue Diver course.
Building upon what you’ve already learned, this course expands on what
you already know about how to prevent problems, and how to manage them
if they occur. Most divers find this course physically demanding but the
education and rescue scenarios build confidence in your diving & the
ability to help others in emergency situations. What You Learn: Self rescue,
Recognizing and managing stress in other divers, Emergency management and
equipment, Rescuing panicked divers, Rescuing unresponsive divers.
The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADI’s most popular specialty scuba
diving course, and it’s easy to see why. Scuba diving with enriched air
nitrox gives you more no decompression dive time. This means more time
underwater, especially on repetitive scuba dives.
You will learn:
Techniques for getting more dive time by using enriched air nitrox
Enriched air scuba diving equipment considerations
Enriched air considerations, including managing oxygen exposure, how to tell what’s in your scuba tank and how to set your dive computer
Find a new and different way to configure your cylinders with the PADI
Sidemount Diver course. Sidemount diving offers:
an alternative way to streamline in the water
easier equipment transportation
provides redundant gas supply
ability to monitor all equipment because it’s in front of you
increased gas supply for longer dives
Because you are able to move the cylinder from your back to your side, it instantly takes the pressure off of your back and gives you more flexibility to move and enjoy your dive. Plus, you don’t have to walk to the dive site with the cylinders on your back. You can enter the water and clip them on and go.
Do you have a deep and abiding passion for diving? Or, do you merely love
it with all of your heart? If so, you should consider doing what you love
for a living: become a PADI Divemaster. When you Join the Tribe™ by becoming
a PADI Divemaster, you align yourself with the largest and most respected
dive tribe in the world—that of PADI Professionals. These are PADI Divemasters
and Instructors sharing a passion for diving and an active concern for
the health of the world’s underwater habitats.
The PADI Divemaster course is the first level of the PADI Professional ratings. As a PADI Divemaster you will hold the minimum rating for employment in the diving industry. Your qualification will allow you to supervise recreational diving activities (either boat or land based), work as an Instructional assistant on all PADI courses and is just one step away from a PADI Instructor rating.
Hi my name is Leandro, I'm a PADI IDC Staff Instructor.
I can teach all the standard PADI diver courses, from Open Water Diver to Divemaster, the Emergercy First Responce course and the PADI specialties Project Aware, Aware Coral Reef Conservation, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Enriched Air Nitrox, Dry Suit, Deep Diving, Wreck Diving, Digital Underwater Photography, and Recreational Sidemount Diving.
Scuba diving is my passion and I love to share it with my students.
I live in Berlin, Germany, and I speak Italian, English and German.