PADI eLearning

Whether you want to learn to scuba dive or are already a scuba diver who is looking for a flexible way to fit another dive course into your busy schedule, PADI’s online scuba programs are the way to go. You can get started immediately with the knowledge development portion of the course and work at your own pace using the PADI eLearning® system. This convenient, interactive study option allows you to learn anytime and anywhere you have an internet connection.


PADI Open Water Diver (eLearning)Open Water Diver

First PADI certification
eLearning study ~ 8-15 hours

During the course, you’ll learn what you need to know to explore the underwater world using scuba. Knowledge Development covers the principles, concepts and terms you need to know for dive safety and enjoyment.

Age requirement: 10 years or older

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver (eLearning)Advanced Open Water Diver

Second PADI certification
eLearning study ~ 8 hours

Go deeper into this adventure by doing your PADI Advanced Open Water course! This course helps you to increase your confidence and build your scuba skills so you can become more comfortable in the water.

Age requirement: 12 years or older

PADI Rescue Diver (eLearning)Rescue Diver

Third PADI certification
eLearning study ~ 10-12 hours

You learn to prevent and manage problems in the water, and become more confident in your skills as a diver, knowing that you can help others if needed. During the course, you learn how to become a better buddy by practicing problem solving skills.

Age requirement: 12 years or older

PADI Enriched Air Diver (eLearning)Enriched Air Diver Specialty

eLearning study ~ 18 hours

Enriched Air, also known as “nitrox”, is a form of breathing gas that allows divers to extend bottom time and reduce nitrogen loading. It is PADI’s most popular specialty course. PADI Enriched Air Diver Online can be completed in as little as an afternoon.

Age requirement: 12 years or older

PADI Digital Underwater Photography (eLearning)Underwater Photography Specialty

eLearning study ~ 12 hours

Underwater photography is one of the most popular diving specialties, and with so many underwater cameras to choose from, it has become easier and more fun than ever to capture images of your underwater adventures.

Age requirement: 12 years or older

PADI Dive Theory (eLearning)Dive Theory

eLearning study ~ 8-15 hours

A comprehensive overview of dive physics, dive physiology, dive skills, environmental considerations, dive equipment, and decompression theory. Divers of all levels can take the course for personal enrichment.

Age requirement: 10 years or older