ON-LINE COURSES 
SHORT OF TIME?? - DO IT ON LINE!! 
 
As always PADI are at the cutting edge of technology for diver training, and on-line training is now available. If you are looking for a flexible way to fit a scuba certification into your busy schedule, or if you just prefer web based learning, then PADI’s online scuba courses are the way to go. With mobile broadband it means that you can start training immediately – anywhere you are! How good is that?! 
 
Whether you want to take scuba lessons for beginners or you’re ready to advance your scuba skills training, PADI eLearning with ourselves at the Old Harbour Dive Centre as your affiliated diver school is a convenient way to learn. 
 
• Work at your own pace using the PADI eLearning system for your scuba knowledge development. 
 
• PADI continually adapts course content for online delivery, which means you can check back regularly to view newly 
released online courses – you are purchasing materials on line which are constantly being updated. 
 
ALSO………….If you are looking for a present and want to give the gift of scuba diving – then you can purchase for your friends and loved ones a eLearning Access Pass. The perfect gift for birthday, holidays and special occasions. 
 
Student elearners, elearning reviews: 
• “Great,fast, got me ready for inwater training! 
• Amazing. Loved the flexibility of learning at my own pace. Great Videos. 
• Excellent material. Never thought it would be such a convenient way of learning. 
• Great! I am excited to continue to DiveMaster! 
• I am very pleased to have done this online…….I sometimes feel intimidated with the presence of others in a course……..This way I could answer the questions at my relaxed leisure. 
• Having this course available was a great help as I saved at least a day of holiday by doing it ahead of time. THANKS. 
• It was at my pace, concise, easy to understand, and I can’t wait until I move on to another level of advancement. I will certainly be using the PADI e-Learning system again. 
• This course was excellent, online support also very excellent!! I would strongly consider taking more PADI online courses in the future. Very user friendly. 
• This was a wonderful experience, I would definitely recommend it to anyone looking to learn to scuba dive. 
• Overall, the course is clear and concise and easy to navigate and very, very informative. Thank you.” 
 
What does it cover? 
PADI Scuba Tune-up Online content is broken down into 8 easy-to-learn sections after an introduction, covering Safe Diving Practices, Dive Planning Fundamentals, Problem Management, Breathing Air at Depth, Dive Computers and Dive Tables, Planning Dives with the RDP, Diving with Enriched Air Nitrox and Diving Skills Review. 
 
Who can benefit from completing the course? 
The course is designed for anyone who wants to refresh their dive knowledge. The program is primarily designed for certified divers who wish to return to scuba diving after a period of inactivity, however, it is also a great resource for those who are returning to a course after a shorter break in the training. 
 
How does it work? 
After enrolling, PADI's eLearning® system presents you with interactive presentations that include videos, audio, graphics and reading. Short quizzes let you check understanding of the presented information before moving on. This lets you go through the program efficiently and at your own pace. End-of-section exams verify your mastery of the entire topic and are automatically scored. 
 
What else is required to complete the course? 
While PADI Scuba Tune-up Online does not necessarily require that any training dives in confined or open water take place, it is certainly recommended so that your skills can be refreshed as well as your knowledge. Be sure and discuss the options you have for completing any practical elements with your local PADI Dive Center or Resort to maximize the benefit of completing the PADI Scuba Tune-up Online. 
 
What does it cost? 
The course fee for PADI Scuba Tune-up Online is £35.00, non-refundable. 
 
How long do you have to complete the eLearning course? 
The eLearning course will be available for one year from the time of course registration. 
 
 
PADI OPEN WATER COURSE  
 
What does it cover? 
The PADI Open Water Diver course is, by far, the world’s most popular scuba certification course. Millions of people have started diving as certified PADI Open Water Divers. Learning to scube dive requires both knowledge development (facts, principles, concepts) and motor procedures (skills,techniques,methods). The PADI Open Water Diver Course ONLINE provides the knowledge development portion you need. You develop the remaining skills by actually diving with a PADI Instructor at the dive centre or resort. 
 
How does it work? 
After enrolling, PADI’s eLearning system presents you with interactive presentations that include videos, audio, graphics and reading. Short quizzes let you gauge your progress, and review and correct anything you might happen to miss. This lets you move through the program efficiently and at your own pace. 
 
What does it cost? 
The PADI Open Water Diver Course online is £80.00 non-refundable. The fee covers your knowledge development training and gives you unlimited access to an electronic version of the PADI Open Water Diver Manual (course textbook). Your PADI Dive Centre or Resort will charge an additional fee for the inwater portion of your certification. You will also need to purchase a mask, snorkel, pair of fins and other personal dive equipment. Your PADI Dive Centre will guide you through this process and may suggest additional equipment along with the required purchase of a Recreational Dive Planner (Table or eRDP version) and a log book. 
 
How long do you have to complete the eLearning course? 
The eLearning course will be available for one year from the time of course registration. 
 
PADI ADVANCED OPEN WATER COURSE  
 
What does it cover? 
The online version of the PADI Advanced Open Water Course will include knowledge development for the two required topics – the Deep and Underwater Navigation Dives, along with five of the most popular elective dives. These include Night Diver, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Wreck Diver, Boat Diver and Underwater Naturalist. As with the PADI Open Water Diver course, the entire PADI Adventures in Diving manual will be available online to divers enrolled in the course. Experience real adventure and be one step closer to Master Scuba Diver – the ultimate non-professional certification in recreational diving. You must be a PADI Open Water Diver before participating in any inwater training. 
 
How does it work? 
After enrolling, PADI’s eLearning system presents you with interactive presentations that include videos, audio, graphics and reading. Short quizzes let you gauge your progress, and review and correct anything you might happen to miss. This lets you move through the program efficiently and at your own pace. 
 
What does it cost? 
The PADI Advanced Open Water Course online is £80.00 non-refundable. The fee covers the knowledge development training as well as unlimited access to the entire PADI Adventures in Diving manual online. Your PADI Dive Centre will charge an additional fee for the inwater portion of your certification. You may want to purchase additional equipment through your PADI Dive Centre as well. 
 
How long do you have to complete the eLearning course? 
The eLearning course will be available for one year from the time of course registration. 
 
Why does the course only cover these dives? 
After surveying PADI Members around the world (particularly those who issue a large number of Advanced Open Water Diver certifications), these dives were identified as the most commonly offered. 
 
PADI RESCUE DIVER COURSE  
 
What does it cover? 
PADI Rescue Diver Course Online content is broken down into 5 easy-to-learn sections after an introduction. The course covers a wide range of topics including, The Psychology of Rescue, Recognizing Diver Stress, Accident Management, Assisting Responsive and Unresponsive Divers at the Surface and Underwater, Equipment Problems, Oxygen Delivery Systems, Missing Diver Procedures, Responding to Diver Emergencies and Inwater Rescue Breathing. 
 
Who can benefit from completing the course? 
The course is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to prevent, and if necessary, manage dive emergencies. The course broadens a diver's awareness and improves their skills and confidence. Most certified PADI Rescue Divers look back on their rescue training as one of the most challenging - sometimes demanding - and therefore most rewarding courses they've taken. The subject is serious but the training is fun. 
 
How does it work? 
After enrolling, PADI's eLearning® system presents you with interactive presentations that include videos, audio, graphics and reading. Short quizzes let you check understanding of the presented information before moving on. This lets you go through the program efficiently and at your own pace. End-of-section exams verify your mastery of the entire topic and are automatically scored. 
 
What else is required to complete the course? 
After completing the online portion of the PADI Rescue Diver Course you'll visit your PADI Dive Center or Resort to complete your training. You'll take a short eLearning Quick Review to confirm your understanding of safety-related material from the course. Then, you'll complete the inwater training portion of the course. Your instructor may introduce you to ten rescue exercises in confined water and then have you practice them in open water. Finally, you participate in two Rescue Diver Scenarios in open water. Your PADI Dive Center or Resort will charge a separate fee for completing your rescue training exercises and scenarios. 
 
What does it cost? 
The course fee for PADI Rescue Diver Course Online is £80.00, non-refundable. 
 
How long do you have to complete the eLearning course? 
The eLearning course will be available for one year from the time of course registration. 
 
PADI DIVE THEORY  
 
What does it cover? 
PADI Dive Theory Online content is broken down into 6 easy-to-learn sections, covering Physics, Physiology, Equipment, The Recreational Dive Planner, The Diving Environment and Dive Skills. 
 
Who can benefit from completing the course? 
The course is designed for anyone who wants to improve their dive theory knowledge. PADI Divemaster candidates, IDC-bound Pros, IDC Staff Instructor candidates and Course Director Training Course applicants can also use the program to prepare for their course exams. 
 
How does it work? 
After enrolling, PADI’s eLearning system presents you with interactive presentations that include videos, audio, graphics and reading. Short quizzes let you check understanding of the presented information before moving on. This lets you go through the program efficiently and at your own pace. End-of-section exams verify your mastery of the entire topic and are automatically scored. 
 
What else is required to complete the course? 
Unlike other PADI eLearning courses, Dive Theory Online does not have a practical component. Completing the online course material is all that is required. 
 
What does it cost? 
The course fee for PADI Dive Theory Online is £65.00, nonrefundable. 
 
How long do you have to complete the eLearning course? 
The eLearning course will be available for one year from the time of course registration. 
 
DIGITAL UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY  
 
What does it cover? 
The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Course Online includes all the knowledge development requirements for the course. If you want to take digital photos and video near, around or underwater this course will teach you how. In the first two sections, the focus is primarily on still photography � whether you take digital still images with a camera or camcorder. Finally, Section Three covers some specific tips on how to image quality underwater video with digital cameras. 
 
Who can benefit from completing the course? 
The course is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to use a digital camera or video underwater and also helps improve the skills and knowledge of those who already have some experience with underwater digital imaging. The course is open to snorkelers, aquatic enthusiasts and certified divers of all levels. 
 
Snorkelers and scuba divers may be certified as PADI Digital Underwater Photographers upon completion of the skills portion of the course. 
 
How does it work? 
After enrolling, PADI's eLearning® system presents you with interactive presentations that include videos, audio, graphics and reading. Short quizzes let you check understanding of the presented information before moving on. This lets you go through the program efficiently and at your own pace. End-of-section exams verify your mastery of the entire topic and are automatically scored. 
 
What else is required to complete the course? 
Unlike other PADI eLearning® system presents you with interactive presentations that include videos, audio, graphics and reading. Short quizzes let you gauge your progress, and review and correct anything you might happen to miss. This lets you move through the program efficiently and at your own pace. 
What else is required to complete the course? Prior to certification as a PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Level One, you must complete a training dive in a pool, confined water or open water with a PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Specialty Instructor. The Level One certification is open to snorkelers and the certification card issued for that level will state that it is a non-diving certification level. For divers in training or divers that are already certified, certification as a PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Level Two requires you to complete a second open water training dive. Contact your PADI Dive Center or Resort to schedule these sessions. 
 
What does it cost? 
The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer Course Online is £80.00, nonrefundable. Your PADI Dive Center or Resort will charge an additional fee for participation in the training dives. Contact your PADI Dive Center or Resort regarding these additional costs. 
 
How long do you have to complete the eLearning course? 
The eLearning course will be available for one year from the time of course registration. 
 
PADI ENRICHED AIR DIVER COURSE  
 
What does it cover?  
The PADI Enriched Air Diver course online includes all the knowledge development requirements for the course. You'll also have unlimited access to the PADI Enriched Air Diver manual online for reference after you have completed the course. 
 
How does it work? 
After enrolling, PADI's eLearning system presents you with interactive presentations that include videos, audio, graphics and reading. Short quizzes let you gauge your progress, and review and correct anything you might happen to miss. This lets you move through the program efficiently and at your own pace.  
 
What else is required to complete the course? 
Prior to certification as a PADI Enriched Air Diver, you must complete a Practical Application session and either two enriched air training dives or predive simulations, with a PADI Enriched Air Specialty Instructor. Contact your PADI Dive Center or Resort to schedule these sessions.  
 
What does it cost? 
The PADI Enriched Air Diver course online is £125.00, nonrefundable. The fee covers the knowledge development training as well as unlimited access to the PADI Enriched Air Diver Manual online. Your PADI Dive Center or Resort will charge an additional fee for participation in the Practical Application session and enriched air training dives, or predive simulations. Contact your PADI Dive Center regarding these additional costs.  
 
How long do you have to complete the eLearning course? 
The eLearning course will be available for one year from the time of course registration 
 
PADI INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT COURSE  
 
What does it cover? 
The Instructor Development Course (IDC) is the cornerstone of PADI’s professional-level training. The course focuses on preparing you to function as a PADI Assistant Instructor or Open Water Scuba Instructor by introducing you to the complete PADI System. The course focuses your ability to use all components of the system as a professional dive educator. 
 
How does it work? 
After enrolling, PADI's eLearning system presents you with interactive presentations that include videos, audio, graphics and reading. Short quizzes let you gauge your progress, and review and correct anything you might happen to miss. This lets you move through the program efficiently and at your own pace. 
What does it cost? 
 
The PADI Instructor Development Course online is £205.00 nonrefundable. The fee covers nine separate topics online to prepare you for the practical sessions needed to complete your Assistant Instructor course or Open Water Scuba Instructor course. The two programs combined is the full IDC. After completion of the OWSI course or full IDC, you must successfully complete a PADI Instructor Examination (IE) and also be a CPR & first aid instructor before certification as an Open Water Scuba Instructor. Your PADI Career Development Center, 5 Star Instructor Development Center or authorized Course Director or IDC Staff Instructor will charge an additional fee for the practical sessions of your training. There is an Assistant Instructor application fee or an IDC registration fee and IE fee that must be paid to PADI for processing. 
 
You will also need to purchase an IDC Crew-Pak and have a current PADI Instructor Manual depending on how recently you may have completed your PADI Divemaster course. There are also other required materials and personal dive equipment that you may already have. Your Course Director or IDC Staff Instructor will guide you through this process and may suggest additional materials or dive equipment that are necessary or need to be upgraded. 
How long do you have to complete the eLearning course? 
The eLearning course will be available for one year from the time of course registration. 
 
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