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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 2015 it has a membership of over 136,000 individuals and 6,200 dive centres in over 170 different countries in the world, and has issues in excess of 23,000,000 diving certifications internationally.

PADI was developed in 1966 by John Cronin and Ralph Erickson who both 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, or 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 which 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 (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

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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 [...]

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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 world of scuba diving. [...]

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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 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 [...]

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PADI Tec Diving

Aussie Divers Phuket are currently not running PADI Tec Courses. If you would like our assistance in find a good Tec Centre her in Phuket please do not hesitate in connecting us. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

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Online Courses

This is the original PADI online 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 downloadable). It is compatible on both Windows and OS X. It is available for Open Water Diver Online, Advanced Open Water Diver Online, Rescue Diver Online, Dive Theory Online, Digital Underwater Photography Theory Online, Enriched Air Diver Online, Divemaster [...]

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PADI Freediving

Advanced Your Freediving Skills - Become a PADI Freediver 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 teach you to extend your [...]

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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 then the answer is yes. In the PADI Open Water Diver Course it is specified that you have to be able to swim 200 metres with any stroke and 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 yours and your groups safety. In the unlikely event that your BCD (Buoyancy Control Device) was to falter then there [...]

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PADI Rescue Diver Courses

Becoming a PADI Rescue Diver

“The best moments in our lives are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times… The best moments usually occur if a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile.” ~ Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi One of the best ways to boost your dive confidence and level of experience is to do the PADI Rescue Course. Have you ever been diving with a group of divers and a PADI pro, maybe a divemaster or instructor as a guide, and wondered how the guide seems to be so confident and comfortable underwater? The answer may be simpler than you think! The PADI Rescue course is not only about learning how to rescue your buddy in an [...]

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Why you should have Travel Insurance

While individual circumstances may vary, Aussie Divers Phuket highly recommends to anyone planning to visit Thailand and Southeast Asia to invest in travel insurance. Altho scuba diving is a relatively low risk activity, as long as you listen to your instructor/guide, travel insurance is cheap these days. It really can go a long way in any accident, emergency or cancellations/delays whilst travelling. Many travellers to Thailand & Southeast Asia hold a perception that as basic medical care is relatively cheap, there's little need for travel insurance. While it is true that basic healthcare in Southeast Asia can be cheap, the emphasis should be on the word basic — not cheap. True, Thailand does have a higher standard of medical care than other [...]

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