Start your scuba training digitally whenever, wherever it’s convenient for you.
Whether you want to learn to scuba dive or are already a scuba diver who is looking for a flexible way to fit another dive course into your busy schedule, PADI’s online scuba programs are the way to go. You can get started immediately with the knowledge development portion of the course and work at your own pace using the PADI eLearning system. This convenient, interactive study option allows you to learn anytime and anywhere you have an internet connection.
PADI eLearning lets you:
- Learn by watching, listening, reading and interacting with a dynamic instructional program.
- Access the material for one year, plus gain unlimited access to an online version of the course manual.
- Contact us anytime you have a question about what you’re learning.
- Get in the water quickly – applying what you’ve learned – when you meet with your PADI Instructor.
Not sure if this course is right for you? Would you like to try PADI eLearning before you book the course? Send us an email and we will send you an Introduction to Open Water Diver, a section of the PADI eLearning manual to sample.
You can also try PADI eLearning for free by registering with PADI
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Learning to scuba dive requires both knowledge development – including facts, principles and concepts – and dive skills including techniques and methods.
PADI Open Water Diver Online uses videos, audio, graphics and reading to help you learn, plus short quizzes that let you gauge your progress, and then offers a review of anything you happen to miss. You develop dive skills during actual dives with a PADI Instructor. By completing knowledge development online, you’re ready to meet with your instructor and start having fun in the water.
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Ready to continue your diver education?
Choose from the following programs to start your next PADI course:
The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver eLearning is designed to improve your underwater knowledge and skills. You can enroll immediately after earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification regardless of your skill level. The course helps you build confidence in navigation, fine-tune buoyancy skills and introduces you to different diving activities such as wreck diving, night diving or underwater imaging. After completing your eLearning, you’ll make five Adventure Dives: a deep dive (beyond 18m), a navigation dive, and three additional Adventure Dives of your choice to earn your certification.
The PADI Rescue Diver course teaches you techniques to avoid and manage problems and improve your confidence as a diver. During the course you’ll become a better buddy by enhancing your ability to identify potential problems and by practicing dive emergency protocol. The subject is serious but the training is fun – many divers tell us the PADI Rescue Diver course was their favorite!
Many PADI eLearning programs are available in different languages.
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Learn more by:
- Browsing the scuba certification FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
- Checking out the PADI eLearning FAQs