1. PADI Scuba Diver Or Junior PADI Scuba Diver.
The PADI Scuba Diver is a scuba diving certification level indicated for those who do not have too much time.
The knowledge you will acquire will allow you to dive to a maximum depth of 12m / 40 feet.
You should always be accompanied by a professional diver.
You can not go diving on your own with only another certified diver as your dive buddy at this level.
You need professional guidance.
2. Open Water Diver (OWD) Or Junior Open Water Diver.
The main objective of this course is to learn to manage yourself and your scuba gear underwater.
When you finish this course, you will be an independent certified diver, which means that you can choose your dive partner freely and just go diving by yourselves.
You no longer need the presence of a professional diver.
From this moment you will be able to dive with any other certified diver.
But, keep in mind that there are depth limitations at this level: 18m / 59ft for adults and 12m / 40ft for juniors.
The biggest difference with the previous level is that being an AOWD you can dive deeper.
Yeah, you can go deeper now 30 meters or 100 feet.
The Rescue Diver course focuses its content on developing your rescue skills.
When you finish this course, you will be a much safer diver capable of preventing problems
Also dealing with emergencies in the unlikely case that they occur.
This Is the Highest Recreational Scuba Diving Certification Level.
PADI has developed a wide range of training options for those interested in improving their scuba knowledge.
Deep, night or wreck diving specialty courses are some of them, but there are many more.
If in addition to being a “Rescue Diver”, you have 5 of these specialties,
Now you can certify yourself as “Master Scuba Diver”.