PADI Open Water Diver + Divers With Intention

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PADI® and Purposeful Innovators are committed to saving the ocean together. This starts with proactively working with divers to learn responsible diving skills as well as other personal and environmental literacy that improves the outlook for our oceans and communities that rely on the ocean for income and sustainability.


PADI Open Water Course

PADI® Open Water Diver is the first scuba certification level. A highly-trained PADI Instructor will teach you how to scuba dive in a relaxed, supportive learning environment.

By the end of the course, you'll have the skills and knowledge to dive at home or abroad and be an ambassador for the underwater world.

Part 1 - Knowledge Development

PADI eLearning makes it easy to fit scuba lessons into a busy schedule. Learn about scuba diving principles and terminology whenever, wherever it's convenient for you.

 It's your course on your time. Study offline, or online using a computer or mobile device. Connect with your instructor whenever you have a question.

  • eLearning time commitment: 5-10 hours

Part 2 - With Your Instructor

Practice using scuba gear in a pool (or pool-like environment) until you're comfortable. PADI training includes practice "mini dives" to help you build confidence in your new abilities before making four dives in open water.
  • Prerequisites: Able to swim; medically fit for diving
  • Total time commitment: 4-7 days
  • Minimum age: 10 years or older
  • Depth: expect shallow dives (12m/40ft), the maximum allowed depth is 18m/60ft

Divers With Intention Course (Dry Course)

Diving with intention is about developing a sustainable mindset in water and on land. Doing 'less bad' is no longer enough. Divers with intention learn the whys and how they can take responsibility for developing eco-literacy. So, as you practice diving, you can also practice becoming a better ambassador for your community, the ocean and our environment.

Part 1 - What Is Intention and Why is Intention Important to Understand?

Part 2 - Building Personal Resources to Act with Positive Intent

Part 3 - Communicating Positive Intention to Others

Part 4 - Managing the Impact of Other People's Lack of Intention

Part 5 - Creating Strategies to Optimise Positive Intention Practice

Part 6 - Understanding the Collective Impact of Positive Intention on Sustainability (Profit, People and Planet)

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The Importance of Humanity and the Ocean - Some Stats

Our vision is to achieve balance between humanity and the ocean. We will do this by training divers to join the millions of PADI Torchbearers - a global force for good that can be mobilised to restore ocean health and support our coastal communities around the world. Becoming a PADI Torchbearer is free.

It will take all of us working together, united by our passion and armed with a clear plan of action to turn the dial towards a healthy future for people and planet.

Joining PADI Torchbearers means joining the world's largest network of dive centers, dive instructors and divers to take 'fins on' and 'fins off' actions that create local impact. Key Community Actions 

  • Adopt a Dive Site Program
  • Citizen Science data collection
  • Local and national campaigns
  • Ongoing education and training