This is the most colourful – from cultural and ethnic point of view – group of hobby diving specialists of the world and at the same time, the largest diving training organization of the world. Professional PADI members train the majority of the hobby divers of the world, they distribute almost 1.000.000 divers’ licenses. PADI is presented in more than 175 countries. In the system of PADI diver training is based on gradual teaching. Courses are concentrated on students, providing maximum practice and handling knowledge. Beginners get an Open Water Diver license. After they acquire this license they can continue their studies as Adventure, Advanced Open Water, Specialty, Medic First Aid and Rescue Diver etc.
What does it mean for you? That means that anywhere you go to the course of your diver trips, you can be sure that local diving community recognizes your license, even if there is only one word you know in local language: PADI