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PADI Scuba Diving Courses

PADI Scuba Diving Courses

Get your PADI scuba diving license or check out our continuing education courses

Who is PADI?

PADI is the leading scuba diving training agency for scuba diving in the world. As of 2019 it has a membership of over 170,000 individuals and 6,200 dive centres in over 170 different countries in the world. They have issued in excess of 27,000,000 diving certifications internationally.

PADI was developed in 1966 by John Cronin and Ralph Erickson. They felt there needed to be a professional organization that made it easy for anybody to become a skilled and confident diver. Prior to this most scuba diving was done primarily by ex navy staff and wasn’t readily available to the common man.

To solve this problem, they joined forces to create the Professional Association of Diving Instructors. PADI, as most people know it today.

PADI now have in excess of 50 different courses to choose from starting from beginner. Like the PADI Discover Scuba Diving and the PADI Open Water courses right up to the professional instructor courses like the PADI Instructor Development course. PADI also now has a wide range of technical courses and the biggest range in the world of specialty scuba diving courses. They can get you doing specialty courses like the PADI Wreck Diver or PADI Night Diver. One this is for sure is that you will never get bored diving with PADI.

PADI also have the best network of dive centres in over 170+ countries. The best customer and professional support systems and are the worlds leaders in online training modules.

The PADI motto says it all.

PADI: The way the world learns to dive.

Select Your Skill Level

Padi have a plethora of courses so we have grouped them together into diver experience levels

Learn to dive in Phuket, Thailand with Aussie Divers Total Beginner

Learning To Dive

Learning to scuba dive is one of the most exhilarating and thrilling activities you can do on the planet. Imagine interacting with a delightful range of marine creatures that will tantalize your senses and draw you into scuba diving for many many years to come. Scuba diving is addictive and it is open to just about everyone over the age of 10. You have taken the first step, you want to learn to scuba dive and Aussie Divers Phuket is the right [...]

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PADI Specialty Courses

PADI Specialty courses allow you to focus on a particular skill or type of diving to fit your needs. PADI Specialties take your diving skills past the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course to give you more time on specific areas such as wreck diving, deep diving, night diving and more. [...]

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PADI Continuing Education

You are now a certified scuba diver, you have already done some scuba diving and have experienced the rush of being underwater and the thrill of discovering the amazing underwater world. However you know there is much much more to discover. Aussie Divers Phuket can assist you in discovering new dive adventures and to improve your scuba skills. By doing some PADI continuing education you will gain more confidence and begin to see a whole we [...]

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PADI Go Pro

Tired of that mundane day to day work routine? How about swapping that business suit for a wet suit, swapping the train/bus/car drive through peak hour traffic for a nice relaxing boat ride and swap the desk and computer for fish and coral. Become a scuba diving pro and do a job that you love. Some say it is the best job in the world and those that are doing it can't argue. So what is stopping you? Become a PADI Pro with Aussie Divers Phuk [...]

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PADI Tec Diving

Aussie Divers Phuket is a great place to do some tec diving. We have an in-house PADI Tech Instructor who can teach Tec Sidemount, Tec 40, Tec 45 and Tech 50. Our partner centres will be able to assist with all your other PADI TecRec needs. [...]

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PADI Freediving

Advanced Your Freediving Skills - Do a PADI Freediving Course with Aussie Divers Phuket Do you have a love for the ocean, marine life and corals? The PADI Freediving course is going to open your world up to the amazing wonders of the underwater environment. Whether your already a scuba diver or not, free diving is a whole new and exciting way to explore the underwater world. The PADI Freediver course's offered at Aussie Divers Phuket will teac [...]

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PADI Digital Courses

Aussie Divers Phuket and PADI now offer a wide range of PADI online digital scuba diving courses and downloadable study options. Ask more about PADI Digital Learning here This is the original PADI Digital learning platform and is available to student divers wanting to complete the theoretical proportion of their course at a nice relaxed pace anywhere where you have an internet connection (please note that this version is not d [...]

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A Diving Community In Phuket

Here at Aussie Divers we don't just consider ourselves a dive shop, we think of it as more, a big family of like minded individuals coming together to enjoy the marine environment here in Phuket & Thailand. We are always happy to chat with new divers or old, so please drop by the office anytime to see what is going on and if you have dived with us or want to dive with us than feel free to like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, read our community Dive Blog and generally stay in touch & stay informed.

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Do I Need to Know How To Swim to Scuba Dive?

This is a question that I often get asked, and really it is not as simple as YES or NO. If you want to become a certified scuba diver by doing the PADI Open Water Diver Course, the answer is yes. In the PADI Open Water Diver Course it is specified that you have to be able to swim 200 metres. This can be with any stroke. You also have to be able to tread water or float for at least 10 minutes. The reason for this is not for the fact that scuba diving requires you to swim. But rather it is for your and your groups safety. In the unlikely event that your BCD (Buoyancy Control Device) was to falter then there would be no device to kee [...]

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Tips on How to Stop Seasickness

As boat travel is a common part of scuba diving and unfortunately seasickness/ motion sickness effects 70% of the population. Here are some tips on how to stop seasickness. Some are legitimately research and some may be myth. Motion is sensed by the brain through different pathways of the nervous system including the inner ear, the eyes, and the tissues of the body surface. Your body has a few different motion sensory systems. They are located in the inner ear and eyes. We also have skin pressure receptors, and the muscle and joint sensory receptors. When the body is moved intentionally, for example when walking, the input from [...]

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What is the best way to treat a jellyfish sting?

Jelly fish sting are unfortunately part and parcel of diving and can ruin a days scuba diving. Luckily in most cases, self treatment is all that is needed and the effects will go away within 24-48 hours. In nearly all circumstances jellyfish stings are not life threatening and this is more so in Thailand. Not all jellyfish are dangerous. Most people think that all gelatinous,swimming marine animal encountered at the sea are "jellyfish" and moreover that they all sting. But not all jellyfish are stinging; many are harmless to humans, but it is always best to avoid touching them. However in Australian the Box Jellyfish (Cubozoans) and [...]

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