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For the past 50 years, PADI® (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) has been The Way the World Learns to Dive™, and in the final days of 2016, PADI reached an incredible milestone – 25 million certifications. PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer Bobby Post was the lucky PADI Professional that taught Sarah Gleeson, a 22-year-old from Alberta Canada, the 25 millionth PADI certification course. To celebrate PADI offered a dream trip to the Great Barrier Reef for the certifying PADI Instructor as well the 25 millionth student and her guest. On Saturday 6th May, PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer Bobby Post…

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Come along for a presentation evening on becoming a PADI Dive Professional. Hear what’s involved in becoming a PADI Dive Instructor or a PADI Dive Master. We will discuss our full-time Diploma in Scuba instruction courses, student loans and allowances, as well as recreational dive instructor pathways.

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Come along for a presentation evening on becoming a PADI Dive Professional. Hear what’s involved in becoming a PADI Dive Instructor or a PADI Dive Master. We will discuss our full-time Diploma in Scuba instruction courses, student loans and allowances, as well as recreational dive instructor pathways. Guest speakers will include the Regional Manager from PADI, experienced Dive Instructors and Dive Instructors fresh from sitting their exams. There’s no commitment required, just come along and hear what’s involved in becoming a Dive Professional. Snacks will be provided and for any non-divers that come along we are offering a free discover scuba…

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In the heart of the Midwestern United States, far from any ocean shoreline or amazing fresh water lake, stands the city of St. Louis, MO. Making its place in history as the gateway to the westward expansion of the United States during the nineteenth century, St. Louis is hardly known for scuba diving, though there are several unique underwater attractions nearby including Bonne Terre Mines and Mermet Springs. Even so, the city and surrounding suburbs are home to four dive shops and several dive clubs. What’s even more surprising is Lindenwood University, located in the suburb of St. Charles, offers…

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Modern technology and advancements in scuba diver training have seen many a scuba diver certified with the minimum of time and effort. In as little as four days, you can become a certified PADI Open Water Diver! This is great news for people looking to take up the sport and get out diving with their buddies but…do they have all the knowledge and experience to be safe and confident in the mix of underwater environments out there? Do you know how things really work? Could you help a diver in distress? Have you ever dived an underwater shipwreck?

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Modern technology and advancements in scuba diver training have seen many a scuba diver certified with the minimum of time and effort.  In as little as four days, you can become a certified PADI Open Water Diver!  This is great news for people looking to take up the sport and get out diving with their buddies but…do they have all the knowledge and experience to be safe and confident in the mix of underwater environments out there?  Do you know how things really work?  Could you help a diver in distress? Have you ever dived an underwater shipwreck? With enough…

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Rumours have been abound for quite some time but it appears that PADI has now found a new owner. Providence Equity Partners is set to sell the business to a group of wealthy families and endowments, in a deal worth $700m, according to the Wall Street Journal, which cited people familiar with the matter. Providence Equity acquired a majority stake in PADI in 2015 and helped expand the business into areas of Asia and China. According to the PADI website, there are currently 6400 PADI Dive Centres and Resorts, serviced by 133,000 PADI Professionals who have issued more than 25 million certifications.…

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Pro Dive International – Mexico – leading Career Development Center in the Caribbean, runs a full and comprehensive 14-day Instructor Development Course including IDC Prep program, special workshops on complex skills and practical teaching techniques. You will be trained by professional, experienced, enthusiastic staff. Platinum Course Directors Angel Navarro and Jo Armitage provide training throughout the whole of your course. IDC PREP (2 days) – strengthen and review your knowledge of dive theory, as well as develop your demonstration skills. ONE-ON-ONE COUNSELING DURING ALL OUR PROGRAMS. WITH EVERY IDC, WE INCLUDE A FREE online Student Portal to help you come prepared FREE PADI Emergency…

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Following their highly successful free photo workshop trips in 2016, Emperor Divers is now offering them in both the Red Sea and the Maldives. Highly acclaimed photographer, Jordi Chias, will once again be sharing his vast experience and the workshops, once again, are free! In the Maldives, dates are 3 – 10 December 2017 on Emperor Orion and sailing the Best of Maldives. Or choose Emperor Serenity from 10 – 17 December 2017 for the same route. Prices start from €1869 / £1607 / $1982. In the Red Sea there are two trips on Emperor Elite sailing Simply the Best…

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