DIVENET offers courses under the PADI system of diver education.

After learning the basics in your entry-level course, you can choose from more than a dozen enjoyable courses and activities, each aimed at helping you get the most fun and enjoyment possible out of diving.

As a PADI diver, you carry the most respected and sought after scuba credentials in the world. No matter where you choose to dive, your PADI Certification Card will be recognized and accepted.

• Discover Scuba Diving (10+) Go Scuba
• Bubble Maker
• Seal Team Program (8+)
• Open Water Diver (10+)
• Advanced Open Water Diver (12+)
• Rescue Diver
• Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR)
• Specialty Program
• Master Scuba Diver
• Divemaster
• Open Water Scuba Instructor


 

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Discover Scuba Diving (10+) GO SCUBA!!

If you’ve always wanted to try scuba diving – then jump in! Here’s your chance to breath underwtaer in a fun, convenient session that can be conducted at our dive training pool or at the shallow reefs of Anilao. It’s never been easier to try diving!
And everything you do in your Discover SCUBA may count toward diver certification levels!

 


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BUBBLE MAKER (8+)

What a great way to introduce children to scuba diving in a pool in less than six feet of water. It's fun, easy and safe. Youngsters can join in the family fun of scuba diving or even start a trend! Children should be comfortable in the water, but they don't have to be super swimmers. With youngsters in mind, the maximum depth is only 2 metres/ 6 feet. Typical sessions last about an hour (sign up, gear up and fun included). Also available as an open water experience (2 metres/ 6 feet max. depth)

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SEAL TEAM PROGRAM (8+)

The PADI Seal Team is for young divers who are looking for action-packed fun in a pool by doing exciting scuba AquaMissions – they can dive with flashlights, take digital pictures underwater or float effortlessly like an astronaut. These are AquaMissions that introduce them to wreck, navigation, buoyancy, underwater photography, environmental awareness and more.

Here's their chance to do some cool stuff in the pool and share in the adventure of the underwater world. The best part of the Specialty AquaMissions is they reinforce save diving skills while the kids are having fun. PADI Seals get to sample a wide variety of dives. In addition, it provides parents with a structured program that lets their children develop skills, learn about the aquatic environment and have a lot of good, clean fun. This is also an excellent way to introduce kids to scuba diving prior to full Open Water Diver certification

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Fun from Day One!

OPEN WATER DIVER (10+)

The PADI Open Water Diver is the most popular program in the world – and your ticket to a lifetime of intense adventure. You'll learn about scuba fundamentals, equipment and techniques. Plus, practice skills by diving in a pool or pool-like body of water; and experience several open water dives with an instructor.

Virtually anyone is good health and reasonably fit can learn to scuba dive. Participants as young as 10, may complete the PADI Open Water Diver program and receive a JUNIOR credential until they reach 15 years of age. Course fee starting at 16,500 pesos with book. License and use of equipment.

After successfully completing the program, you've earned the PADI OPEN WATER Diver certification card. This card is recognized in more countries and territories around the world than any other and is your ticket to dive charters and resort diving, equipment rentals and purchases, and opportunities to expand your diving skills through the PADI advanced and specialty dive programs.

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ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER (12+)

Whether you just received your Open Water certification or have hundreds of dives, the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver program gives you the confidence, skills and experience to take your diving to new levels of excitement! All you need are two days to complete 5 dives, read the book and answer the knowledge reviews.
New experiences, new skills, lots of diving and thrilling adventures!

New experiences, new skills, lots of diving and thrilling adventures!

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RESCUE DIVER

"Challenging" and "rewarding" best describes the PADI Rescue Diver course. Building upon what you'vre already learned, this course expands on what you already know about how to prevent problems, and how to manage them if they occur. In this course, you learn self-rescue, recognizing and managing stress in other divers, emergency management and equipment, rescuing panicked divers and rescuing unresponsive divers.

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Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR)

teaches participants how to respond to life-threatening emergencies. The course focuses on primary care through a combination of knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice to make sure participants have the confidence in their ability to provide care when emergency situations arise.






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SPECIALTIES

Deep Diver

Mention a "deep dive" and watch the reactions. Novice divers want to know what it's like. More experienced divers who have been a bit deeper chat with excitement. Those qualified to venture to 40 metres/130 feet - the recommended farthest edge of recreational diving - also show enthusiasm, though somewhat tempered with respect for the challenge deep diving presents. There's something a bit attractive, exciting and mysterious about "going deep."


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Underwater Navigator

Remember your first open water dive? More than likely, you were thrilled with your first venture beyond a confined water or pool dive, but perhaps somewhat disoriented. Depending upon the dive site, you might have been surprised to find out that even though you were turned around, your instructor knew exactly where you were all along. Your instructor demonstrated underwater navigation, an important diving fundamental that, as you discovered on your subsequent dives, you learn and apply easily through a few principles and practice.


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Night Diver

Dive at night? Why? If you're new to diving and have never tried it, the idea might seem strange, or even intimidating. What can you see at night that you wouldn't during the day? Think about a nocturnal stroll through a familiar park. At first it seems a little scary perhaps, but as your eyes adjust to the dark you relax, recognizing the familiar paths and trees. It's the same place you've seen many times during the day, yet somehow different.

Your flashlight illuminates a jasmine blossom that opened at nightfall; you almost didn't recognize it as the same flower you see during the day. The birds that normally flit about are gone, but a different bird - one you're not familiar with - whistles in the darkness. It's the same park, but already you've discovered something new and fascinating about it. Visiting a favorite, familiar dive site at night can be like visiting a whole new dive site. You may feel a little bit anxious about going underwater in the dark - no worries, that's natural and for some, even a bit of the fun. But, as you explore applying the techniques you'll learn in this section, you'll find curiosity and excitement replacing hesitation and anxiety. Chances are, before the dive ends you'll be fascinated with night diving, already ready for your next.

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Search & Recovery Diver

Hang around water, and search and recovery is inevitable. Whether it's something a friend drops from a boat, losing your fin in the surf or a bracelet that bounced off a dock, eventually you'll need to or will be asked to search for something underwater. But that's one of the cool things about being a diver: provided the object isn't too deep, too big or in a hazardous environment, it's not gone. It's just wet.


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Multilevel Diver

For its first 30 years or so, recreational dive time underwater was the no decompression limit of the deepest depth reached. Period. But no more. Today, multilevel diving - gaining more no decompression time by ascending to shallower depths where nitrogen absorption is slower - is more the rule than the exception. Thanks to multilevel diving, in most environments you can stay underwater as long as you have air and warmth.

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Peak Performance Buoyancy Diver

Ask any dive professional what skill separates the upper and lower echelons of dive proficiency, and you'll almost always get the same answer: buoyancy control. Bet you already knew that, and it's easy to see why. Divers who master buoyancy control move through the water gracefully. They seem to ascend, stop, hover and descend at will with hardly a fin flick or hand wave - as if they think it, and it happens. By contrast, those without such control constantly kick, scull or wave to stay off the bottom. They constantly adjust their BCDs, and visibly expend effort with every depth change - they may dive safely and effectively, but not efficiently.

Few skills can do as much for you as peak performance buoyancy. It's a skill that reaches into every dive, no matter where or what you're doing. It saves you air, it saves you energy and it makes your diving more fun. It helps you avoid damage to the environment, and it distinguishes you as a diver. If you could only make one Adventure Dive, many instructors would suggest that this is the one.

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Drift Diver

If until now your experience has been that currents are something you fight to swim against; drift diving will give you a whole new perspective. Drift diving grew out of the philosophy, "If you can't beat 'em, join 'em," and is the prevailing practice in many areas with nearly continuous strong currents.

Drift diving can give you a real adrenaline pump. At some drift dive sites, the current rips you along far faster than you could swim, sailing you along effortlessly. Some divers compare drift diving in clear water to hang gliding or horizontal sky diving - but no airplane needed and you don't have to worry about your chute opening.

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Underwater Naturalist

The Underwater Naturalist Adventure Dive will help you understand more about the animals and plants you see underwater and learn how the environment dictates their form and behavior. You'll learn to put aside conclusions drawn from land organisms, and instead comprehend underwater plants and animals in light of their aquatic environment.

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Enriched Air Diver

The PADI Enriched Air Diver course is PADI's most popular specialty scuba diving course, and it's easy to see why. Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression dive time. This means more time underwater, especially on repetitive scuba dives.


Sharpen your skills with the PADI Master Scuba Diver rating

 

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MASTER SCUBA DIVER

You have the passion. You want to join the best of the best in recreational scuba diving. You want to live the dive lifestyle and explore the underwater world and go places and see things you have never experienced. More than a pipe dream? Absolutely! Do it by becoming a PADI Master Scuba Diver – a rating that puts you in a class of distinction – writing your ticket to endless adventure and opportunities through the experience and scuba training that sets you apart.


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DIVEMASTER

Looking for the first step in working with scuba as a career? Your adventure into the professional levels of recreational scuba diving begins with the PADI Divemaster program. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, in this program you expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills to the professional level. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities, qualifying you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers. PADI Divemaster is the prerequisite certification for both the PADI Assistant Instructor and PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor certifications.

 

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Are you looking for something extraordinary? To do something others can only dream of? To help people transform their lives? To open doors you didn't even know existed? All of this, and more, awaits you as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor. The OWSI program introduces you to the entire PADI System of diver education and concentrates on further developing your abilities as a professional dive educator.

During the course you'll learn how to apply the PADI System of Education by presenting at least:

• 2 confined water teaching presentations;
• 2 knowledge development presentations; and
• 1 open water teaching presentations integrating 2 skills.

You will also attend and participate in the following 14 curriculum presentations such as: Course Orientation, Dive Industry Overview, General Standards and Procedures, The Role of Media and Prescriptive Teaching, Legal Responsibility and Risk Management, PADI Scuba Diver and Open Water Diver Course, Adaptive Teaching, The PADI Continuing Education Philosophy, Business Principles for the Dive Instructor, Adventures in Diving Program, Specialty Diver Courses and Master Scuba Diver Program, Rescue Diver Course, Divemaster Course, Diver Retention Programs, How to Teach the RDP (Instructors from recreational diver training organizations other than PADI must complete.)

You will demonstrate competence at performing all 20 dive skills listed on the Skill Evaluation and performing a facedown, nonstop swim for 800 metres/yards using a mask, snorkel and fins. During the course you'll need to demonstrate competency in Dive theory by passing a five-part theory exam scoring 75% on each part.

After becoming an Open Water Scuba Instructor, you will be able to conduct the entire range of PADI programs from Discover Scuba Diving up to Divemaster. You may also choose to acquire specialty instructor ratings in areas of interest, such as Digital Underwater Photographer or Enriched Air Diver.
To qualify for training as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, you must:

• Be certified as a PADI Divemaster or a PADI Assistant Instructor or be an instructor in good standing with another training organization for at least six months (check with a PADI Course Director or Contact Us for qualifying credentials.)
• Be certified as an Emergency First Response Instructor
• Be at least 18 years old
• Be certified as a diver for at least six months
• Have 60 logged dives that include experience in night, deep and navigation diving to participate in the Instructor Development Course. You'll need 100 logged dives to take the Instructor Exams
• Have proof of CPR and First Aid training within the last 24 months. The Emergency First Response course meets this requirement
• Be fit for diving and submit a Medical Statement (PDF) signed by a physician within the last 12 months
If you are looking for more information, please contact us at info@divenetphil.com

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