(Professional Association of Diving Instructors)
PADI is the world’s leading scuba diving training organization. With more than forty years experience, over 133,500 PADI Professionals and more than 6,000 dive shops and resorts worldwide, PADI training materials and services let you experience scuba diving from nearly anywhere. Scuba diving with PADI Instructors, Dive Centre’s and Resorts can help transform your life through education, experience, equipment and environmental conservation.
There are a multitude of PADI scuba diving courses to choose from. Whether you want to learn scuba, improve your skills or become a scuba instructor, you can do it via the PADI System of diver education.
PADI Dive shops offer a variety of experiences through tours, local charters and dive trips. Through your local PADI Dive Centre or Resort, you can explore dive sites nearby your home or exotic travel destinations around the world.
Organizations like Project AWARE Foundation and partnerships with organizations like the National Geographic Society help preserve and protect aquatic environments. You can volunteer with Big Squid and participate in a variety of conservation events.
Emergency First Response is the fastest-growing international CPR, AED and first aid training organization. With more than 31,000 instructors worldwide, Emergency First Response is backed by 36 years of experience in the development and delivery of instructional courses, training materials and educational curricula. Emergency First Response courses have gained widespread international acceptance.
Emergency First Response’s course curricula are based on patient care standards as published in the American Heart Association Guidelines 2005 Standards for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care, and the consensus view of the Basic Life Support (BLS) Working Group of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR). ILCOR is an international standards group representing most of the world’s major resuscitation organizations..