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PADI DIVERS


PADI CERTIFICATIONS

PADI, Professional Association of Diving Instructors is the world’s leading scuba diving organization. Its international recognition will allow you to dive all over the globe without worrying about the validity of your certification. here the diagram of the recreational scuba diving courses.

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EASY DIVE Juan les Pins & EASY DIVE Cannes offers you all the course, from the « Scuba Diver » to the Divemaster , as well as most of the specialties. These courses will allow you to progress at your own pace to expand the competences that motivate you the most. For prices, please refer to the corresponding page.


 

 

PADI TRAINING

 

SCUBA DIVER (4 dives)

This new PADI training allows the diver to acquire the theoretical and technical basics of diving to follow an instructor up to 12 meters deep. This course refers to the first 3 modules of the Open Water Diver course. The training includes 2 dives from the beach (or in a protected environment) and 2 boat dives. After obtaining the Scuba Diver, you will get a true level of diver and, if you wish, you can complete your training to acquire the Open Water Diver.

Required conditions to take the course:

 

  • to be at least 10 years old (Junior Scuba Diver) or 15 years old (Scuba Diver)
  • to present a medical certificate of less than one year (by a general, federal, hyperbaric or sport medicine)

 

 

Teaching Material: OWD Manual and OWD Video

OPEN WATER DIVER (8 dives)

This complete training will give you a wealth of both theoretical and technical knowledge that will enable you to develop aquaticity, comfort and pleasure. This course includes 4 beach dives (or in protected environment) and 4 boat dives that will bring you to a total autonomy in 18 meters deep with a buddy.

Required conditions to take the course:

  • to be at least 10 years old (Junior Open Water Diver) or 15 years old (Open Water Diver)
  • to present a medical certificate of less than one year (by a general, federal, hyperbaric or sport medicine).

Teaching Material: OWD Manual and OWD Video

ADVENTURE DIVER

The PADI Adventures in Diving program provides both Adventure Diver and Advanced Open Water Diver certifications. If you make three Adventure Dives of your choice you can get your PADI Adventure Diver certification. If you make a Deep Adventure Dive, an Adventure Orientation Dive and three other Adventure Dives of your choice, So a total of five dives, you can get your Advanced Open Water Diver certification (cf Advanced cursus below).

ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER (5 dives)

This course allows you to discover 5 new types of dives in order to develop your personal experience. Two themes are imposed: deep and orientation dive and you can choose the 3 other dives among the list of specialties offered by your dive center. This course of 5 dives will allow you, abroad, to acquire anautonomy in 30 meters deep with a buddy.

Required conditions to take the course:

  • to hold an OWD or equivalent
  • to present a medical certificate of less than one year (by a general, federal, hyperbaric or sport medicine)

Teaching Material: OWD Manual

RESCUE DIVER (5 dives)

This training course deals with the techniques of prevention and detection of problems that can occur in diving as well as their resolution. This 5-dive course covers 8 different rescue techniques. The Rescue Diver opens the way to the Divermaster, the first professional diploma that will allow you to start a career in the international recreational diving.

Required conditions to take the course:

  • to hold an AOWD or equivalent
  • to present a medical certificate of less than one year (by a general, federal, hyperbaric or sport medicine)

Teaching material: Rescue Diver Manuel and Rescue Diver Video

SPECIALITIES

Each of the specialties opens the doors to a new world . It is the opportunity to discover dedicated techniques, to expand your knowledge and to build the experience on the type of diving that suits you. With each completed specialty course, you will receive a dedicated card.
Among more than 20 specialties proposed by PADI, Easy Dive offers the possibility to discover 14. They appear in bold in the list.

PADI’s proposed specialties:
1. Altitude diving
2. Diving from a boat
3. Cave diving
4. Deep diving
5. Diving in diver propulsion vehicle (DPV)
6. Drift diving
7. Diving with Drysuit
8. Diving with enriched air
9. Equipment
10. Fish Identification
11. Ice diving
12. Multi-level diving
13. Night Diving
14. A.W.A.R.E. Project
15. Marine biology
16. Search and recovery diving
17. Underwater hunting(not possible in Europe)
18. Submarine Naturalism
19. Underwater orientation
20. Underwater photography
21. Underwater video
22. Wreck diving