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What are the benefits of the PADI eLearning online courses?
You can complete knowledge development for many popular courses at your own pace and anywhere you have a high speed internet connection.

What online courses are currently available?
  • PADI Open Water Diver Course Online - available in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, and Russian (Chinese and Korean coming in 2012)
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course Online - English
  • Enriched Air Diver Course Online - English and Japanese (Russian coming in 2012)
  • Digital Underwater Photographer Course Online - English
  • Scuba Tune-up Online - English
  • Dive Theory Online - English and Japanese
  • Rescue Course Online - English
  • Divemaster Course Online - English
  • Instructor Development Course Online - English, Japanese, and Spanish
More online courses will be available soon.

What is an example of the progression of PADI courses?

What online course is right for me?

PADI Open Water Diver Course Online
The PADI Open Water Diver Course Online is a beginner scuba course and is great for those wanting to take their first breathe underwater while learning what they need to know to become a certified scuba diver.

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course Online
The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course Online is perfect for those looking to hone their existing skills, lean some new ones and get more comfortable in the water.

PADI Enriched Air Diver Course Online and Digital Underwater Photographer Course Online
The PADI Enriched Air Diver Course Online and Digital Underwater Photographer Course Online are two of the most popular PADI specialty courses.

Enriched Air Diver Course Online
You will be taught the techniques, safety considerations and important procedures to effectively use Enriched Air safely. It can also help you to extend bottom times in certain circumstances.


Digital Underwater Photographer Course Online
You'll use the SEA (shoot, examine, adjust) method to quickly and easily capture your favorite and most exciting moments underwater.


PADI Scuba Tune-up Online
This refresher program allows you to brush up on your scuba knowledge if you haven’t been diving for a while. It's perfect to complete before you go to your PADI Dive Center or Resort to practice your inwater skills.

PADI Dive Theory Online
This course is great for those looking to improve their dive theory knowledge. PADI Divemaster candidates, IDC-bound Pros, IDC Staff Instructor candidates and Course Director Training Course applicants can also use the program to prepare for exams.

PADI Instructor Development Course Online
The Instructor Development Course (IDC) is the cornerstone of PADI’s professional-level training. The course focuses on preparing you to function as a PADI Assistant Instructor or Open Water Scuba Instructor by introducing you to the complete PADI System of diver education.

PADI eLearning® Gift PassTM

What is a PADI eLearning Gift Pass?

Am I able to customize my Gift Pass?
Yes, you are able to customize your Gift Pass for special occasions:
  • Birthdays
  • Holidays
  • Weddings
  • Graduations
You are even able to provide a personal gift message to the recipient.

What is the cost for eLearning Gift Passes?
PADI eLearning Gift Passes are the same cost as the online courses which are listed in the above table.

Am I able to track the redemption of Gift Passes?
Yes, the PADI eLearning Gift Zone will allow the purchaser the ability to track the redemption status of his/her gift passes.

Do Gift Passes expire?
Gift Passes do not expire, but the actual eLearning course does. Once the Gift Pass has been redeemed, the eLearner will have one year to complete the program.

If I sent a Gift Pass to the wrong person, am I able to resend it to someone else?
Yes, until a Gift Pass is redeemed, you are able to resend it as many times as you would like.

Can I print out the Gift Pass and personally deliver it to a friend?
Yes, there is an option to print your Gift Pass for your friend in the eLearning Gift Zone.