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All our PADI courses in our scuba school.

All PADI specialties lessons in our dive center.

PADI classes at Scotty's dive shop.

Our PADI scuba diving courses and classes.

All PADI diving courses and scuba classes PADI is one of the worlds largest scuba diving training organization. PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) have a goal in mind, is to provide the chance to people to dive the underwater world with proper learning and skills.

PADI is one of the ways to learn the knowledge in using and maintaining scuba diving gear and equipment, to build confidence for those aspiring divers who love to take scuba diving to their hearts.

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Started off in 1966, John Cronin and Ralph Erickson decided to start a scuba training organization where they could provide a safer and easier way for people to dive the underwater world adventure and exploration.

Over a bottle of Johnnie Walker Black Label, they decided to name their organization as PADI: Professional Association of Diving Instructors, this two-man operation became one of the worlds largest scuba training organization. Teaching high quality of recreational training programs, supervision, and equipment that takes every person to love scuba diving.

PADI’s purpose is to develop programs to encourage people to learn recreational scuba diving and snorkeling worldwide. With the vision to be on the top of providing high standards of educational developments of scuba diving, professionals, and enthusiasts. Its mission is to teach the world to dive.

As PADI says:

The way the World learns to Dive.

All our PADI diving courses and PADI scuba specialties.

Below are listed all our PADI diving courses and PADI specialties that are currently taught in our diving schools and dive centers across the Philippines.
Scotty's dive center has been teaching scuba diving for the past 30 years with success; you cannot go wrong!

The PADI open water diver course.

PADI Open Water diver Want to explore the greatness of the underwater world? Get your PADI open water diver certification and dive in any anywhere in the world to discover its underwater wonders. The PADI open water diver course is a 3 to 4 days program with four dives in the ocean.

PADI advanced open water course.

PADI Advanced Open Water diver The PADI advanced open water course is the next logical step in diving. The advanced open water course will build up your confidence and expand your scuba abilities. After being certified as an advanced scuba diver, you will be able to dive to a maximum depth of 30 meters (depending on the specialties you have chosen). The duration of this course is usually five dives and a two days session.

PADI enriched air nitrox course.

PADI enriched air nitrox Learn to dive longer with no decompression time with the PADI enriched air nitrox course. You will learn to plan dives using nitrox as a breathing gas. Once you will be certified as a Nitrox diver and be able to dive with nitrox, understanding EANx for longer bottom time and safer dives. This course can be conducted in 1 day with two optional ocean dives using Nitrox.

PADI rescue diver course.

PADI rescue diver Get certified and be a major contributor to rescue situations and diving accidents, because you will be able to handle problems within the sea if they occur. Be a PADI rescue diver and learn to avoid, recognize and solve problems on the surface and underwater. Step up into this challenging yet most rewarding diving course ever taken. The program runs on two academic classes, two pool sessions, four open water scenarios, Search and recovery. This program runs for 3 to 4 days.

PADI deep diver course.

PADI deep diver Explore the depths of the ocean and dive deeper to unfold its exciting mysteries. Dive with confidence as you learn the PADI deep diver course, and lurk the depths down to 40 meters (130 feet). The usual length of this PADI course is three dives for two days.

PADI digital underwater photographer course.

PADI digital underwater photographer Take your hobby underwater as you will learn the proper underwater photography techniques to have better results instantly with the PADI digital underwater photographer course. Capture your SCUBA diving adventures and cherish this memory digitally.

PADI cavern diver course.

PADI cavern diver certification With the PADI cavern diver course, dive to experience an exciting SCUBA diving adventure from freshwater springs to volcanic island walls and limestone coasts in an overhead environment. Get further into inciting underwater cave, dark spaces and learn on how to go over the place safely and avoid the dangers lurking underneath the flooded caves.

PADI Master Scuba diver course.

PADI master SCUBA diver Be recognized as a PADI master SCUBA diver, with the PADI master diver course. Being part of an elite group of respected frogmen who take their dedication to diving to a new level is one of the most rewarding certification for a diver. Complete at least four specialty courses, be a certified rescue diver and logged at least 50 dives to earn the recognition level of being a competent diver when it comes to SCUBA diving.

PADI boat diver course.

PADI boat diver Learn the techniques and necessary techniques you need to know about diving from a boat with PADI boat diver so that you could plan and enjoy your dive trips from all sizes and types of boats.

PADI underwater navigation course.

PADI underwater navigation Be confident in lurking under the sea as you become a PADI underwater navigator. In this course, you will learn how to navigate with a compass, estimate distances and discover how to navigate with different search patterns and make your marking points. You will know how to return to the boat or when you will need to be or to go back to safety.

PADI wreck diver course.

PADI wreck diver Get into the ultimate diving experience as you explore the history and unknown wrecks of the ocean. Learn the PADI wreck diver course and discover sunken ships, airplanes or anything underwater waiting to be discovered. Take this course and get certified after 2 to 4 dives on your two days under the seas adventure.

PADI peak performance buoyancy course.

PADI peak performance buoyancy Swim with less effort and use less air as you hover underwater during your dives. Learn the PADI peak performance buoyancy course, and within two dives for a day of training, you will learn the proper buoyancy control as you explore the aquatic life.

PADI drift diver course.

PADI Drift diver Ride the currents underwater and flow freely in this exhilarating diving adventure with the PADI drift diver course. After taking this course and have two practice dives on the same day, you will learn the techniques in handling various water motion conditions that you may encounter and get to interact with currents to just enjoy the diving ride.

PADI underwater videographer course.

PADI underwater videographer Learn to shot your underwater scuba dives and keep these memories forever. If you take the PADI underwater videographer course, You will learn how to make the best movies when you capture your SCUBA diving stories. Then you can share them all with the world with proudness.

PADI shark conservation diver course.

PADI shark conservation diver With the PADI shark conservation diver course, you will learn the knowledge and expertise to interact with sharks outside of the safety cage. Learn the proper procedure and diving skills in interacting with sharks underwater.

PADI night diver course.

PADI night diver Discover the wonders of the underwater at night with the PADI night diver course. A new world of underwater experience awaits you (literally!) as you watch it under the glow of the moonlight or your dive light. Up to 3 night dives for three days.

PADI equipment specialist course.

PADI equipment specialist Be alert on the situation of your SCUBA diving gear so that you could enjoy safe and comfortable dives with the PADI equipment specialist course. Don't let minor issues take out the fun to dive. Learn the equipment specialist course and learn the proper way to handle your scuba diving gear and material, their maintenance and addressing issues when it happens.

PADI search and recovery course.

PADI search and recovery diver Learn the basics of searching underwater to recovers mysterious treasures or search for a lost buddy diver. Increase your diving safety and comfort significantly in being a certified PADI search and recovery diver course.

PADI Sidemount Diver course.

Sidemount Diver Sidemount Diving gain a lot of popularity these last years because the sidemount gear is more streamlined than the usual back mounted tank. Thus you consume less gas as you swim effortlessly. Plus sidemount diving has the advantage to be more comfortable underwater.

PADI Reactivate scuba refresher.

The PADI Reactivate scuba refresher Is a long time not having a fun dive? ReActivate is a scuba refresher course to refresh your skills and knowledge. It's not a full course and will only depend on you and what you remember about scuba diving. Usually, this is a course done in just a few hours.

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PADI Reactivate refresher program
Not been diving for long time? Refresh your skills with the PADI Reactivate.