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All PADI courses in our Scuba Schools

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Our PADI Scuba Diving Courses and Classes

all PADI diving courses and scuba classes PADI, the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, is one of the world's largest scuba diving training organizations. PADI's goal is to give people the chance to dive the underwater world with proper training and skills.

Earning PADI certification is one of the best ways to gain knowledge in using and maintaining scuba diving gear and equipment. It builds confidence in aspiring divers who have fallen in love with scuba diving.

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In 1966, John Cronin and Ralph Erickson decided to start a scuba training organization. They wanted to provide a safer and easier way for people to dive the underwater world. They could then discover the adventures found in underwater exploration.

Over a bottle of Johnnie Walker Black Label, they decided to name their organization the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, or PADI. This two-man operation became one of the world's largest scuba training organizations. For more than five decades, PADI has been providing high-quality recreational training programs and supervision.

PADI’s mission is to develop programs to encourage people worldwide to learn recreational scuba diving and snorkeling. Its vision is to be the pinnacle of high standards in providing educational to scuba diving professionals and enthusiasts. In short, its mission is to teach the world to dive.

PADI's slogan: The Way the World Learns to Dive.

All Our PADI Diving Courses and PADI Scuba Specialties

Scotty's dive centers have been teaching scuba diving for the past 30 years. You cannot go wrong with that track record of success!
Our scuba diving schools and dive centers across the Philippines are currently teaching the following PADI diving courses and PADI scuba specialties:

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 anywhere in the world. Begin to discover underwater wonders after completing our 3-to-4-day PADI Open Water Diver course. It includes four ocean dives.

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver 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, and depending on your chosen specialties, you will be able to dive to a maximum depth of 30 meters (100 feet). This course usually includes five dives over and a two-day session.

PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Course

PADI enriched air nitrox With the PADI Enriched Air Nitrox course, you will learn to dive longer without decompression time. You will learn to plan dives using nitrox as your breathing gas. Once you are a certified nitrox diver and able to dive with Nitrox, you will have longer bottom times and safer dives. This one-day course includes two optional ocean dives using Nitrox.

PADI Rescue Diver Course

PADI rescue diver Get certified so you can contribute during rescue situations and diving accidents. You will be able to handle problems at sea if and when they occur. Become a PADI rescue diver and learn to avoid, recognize, and solve problems on both the surface and underwater. Without the Rescue Certification, you cannot take some other specialties. This 3-to-4-day program includes two academic classes, two pool sessions, four open water scenarios, and one search and recovery exercise.

PADI Deep Diver Course

PADI deep diver Explore the depths of the ocean, and then dive even deeper to unfold its exciting mysteries. Dive with confidence as you take our PADI Deep Diver course. During this two-day course, descend to 40 meters (130 feet) during your three dives.

PADI Underwater Photographer Course

PADI digital underwater photographer Take your hobby underwater! With our PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Course, you will learn the proper underwater photography techniques to have better results instantly. Capture your scuba diving adventures digitally and cherish these memories forever.

PADI Cavern Diver Course

PADI cavern diver certification With our PADI Cavern Diver Course, experience exciting new scuba diving adventures, ranging from freshwater springs, volcanic island walls, to limestone coasts. Get further inside underwater caves and other dark spaces. Learn how to safely explore these places, and to avoid the dangers lurking inside these flooded caves.

PADI Master Scuba Diver Course

PADI master SCUBA diver Be recognized as a PADI Master Scuba Diver after completing our PADI Master Diver course. You will be rewarded as by being part of an elite group of respected divers who take their dedication to diving to the ultimate level. To earn this recognition, you need to complete at least four specialty courses, be a certified rescue diver, and log at least 50 dives.

PADI Boat Diver Course

PADI boat diver Learn the necessary techniques to go scuba diving from a boat. After completing our PADI Boat Diver course, you will be able to plan and enjoy dive trips from all sizes and types of boats.

PADI Underwater Navigation Course

PADI underwater navigation Be confident exploring the sea after you become a PADI-certified Underwater Navigator. In this course, you will learn how to navigate with a compass, estimate distances, use different search patterns, and make your marking points. You will know how to return to your boat and when you need to return to safety.

PADI Wreck Diver Course

PADI wreck diver Wreck diving is the ultimate diving experience. Learn the history of the ocean and discover unknown wrecks. After completing our PADI Wreck Diver course, you will be able to explore sunken ships, airplanes, and underwater mysteries. This two-day course includes 2-to-4 adventurous dives.

PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy Course

PADI peak performance buoyancy Swim with less effort and use less air as you hover underwater during your dives. After completing two dives during our one-day PADI Peak Performance Buoyancy course, you will be able to maintain proper buoyancy control as you explore aquatic life.

PADI Drift Diver Course

PADI Drift diver Unleash your inner superhero and "fly" underwater with the currents. During the two dives of our one-day PADI Drift Diver course, you will learn how to handle the various water motion conditions that you may encounter. You will learn how to interact with these currents in a way that you can just relax and enjoy the drift.

PADI Underwater Videographer Course

PADI underwater videographer Learn to digitally capture your scuba dives so you can keep these memories forever. By taking our PADI Underwater Videographer course, you will be able to make the best movies about your SCUBA diving stories. Then you can proudly share these underwater videos with the world.

PADI Shark Conservation Diver Course

PADI shark conservation diver During our PADI Shark Conservation Diver course, you will acquire the knowledge and expertise to interact with sharks outside of a safety cage. You will know the proper procedures and use the appropriate diving skills to swim with sharks in open water.

PADI Night Diver Course

PADI night diver Perform three night dives over three days during our PADI Night Diver course. Discover new species and new behaviors that can only be observed at night. Discover how the underwater views change under the moonlight and your flashlight.

PADI Equipment Specialist Course

PADI equipment specialist Know your scuba gear inside and out, so that you can enjoy safe and comfortable dives. After taking our PADI Equipment Specialist course, minor issues will never again spoil your fun. Learn to maintain your diving gear properly, and to address many issues while still underwater.

PADI Search and Recovery Diver Course

PADI search and recovery diver Learn how to search for and recover missing or mysterious items underwater, including your dive buddy. Our PADI Search and Recovery Diver course will significantly increase your diving safety and comfort.

PADI Sidemount Diver Course

Sidemount Diver Sidemount diving has been gaining in popularity in recent years, because sidemount gear is more streamlined than the usual back-mounted tank. Thus, you consume less gas because you swim with less effort. Plus, sidemount diving is more comfortable underwater, which is another advantage.

PADI Reactivate

The PADI Reactivate scuba refresher Has it been a long time since your last fun dive? Our PADI Reactivate is a Scuba Refresher course. It allows you to safely refresh your skills and knowledge. It is not a full course, and so it depends on what you remember about scuba diving. Usually, this course only lasts an hour to few hours.

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PADI Reactivate refresher program
Has it been a long time since your last dive? Refresh your skills with our PADI Reactivate Program
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