PADI Courses Info
Scuba diving ( "SCUBA" originally being an acronym for self contained underwater breathing apparatus, now widely considered a word in its own right ) is a form of underwater diving in which a diver uses a scuba set to breathe underwater.
Unlike early diving, which relied exclusively on air pumped from the surface, scuba divers carry their own source of breathing gas ( usually compressed air ), allowing them greater freedom than with an air line. Both surface supplied and scuba diving allow divers to stay underwater significantly longer than with breath - holding techniques as used in snorkeling and free-diving.
According to the purpose of the dive, a diver usually moves underwater by swim fins attached to the feet, but external propulsion can come from an underwater vehicle, or a sled pulled from the surface.
The PADI’s Discover Scuba Diving Program is the first step toward becoming a PADI’s Diver. This performance-based adventure program is designed to lead you step-by-step in your future exploration of the underwater world.
Discover Scuba Diving is PADI's program that allows you who are interested in scuba diving to experience what it's like to dive by completing some basic training and completing one or more dives under the close, direct supervision of a PADI instructor. The experience usually takes somewhere between a few hours and 1 day.
The only requirements are that you're at least 10 years old, are in good health with no major health problems, and of course you should have an interest in diving.
Completion of the Discover Scuba Diving program can be counted as partial completion of the Open Water course.
It can take anywhere from two hours to 1 day. The aim of the experience program is to have you in the water as soon as possible.
To ensure that you understand basic scuba safety you'll start by watching a short DVD video at Borneo Speedy Dive PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre ( IDC )Classroom or with a safety briefing from our instructor.
You'll head to the water right away and learn some basic skills that will make your dive not only safer, but more enjoyable. You will learn at least the following skills:
You need and must have a sense of adventure.
As soon as you Discover Scuba Diving, you're on your way to an internationally recognized certification. That's because you may learn skills used in the PADI Open Water Diver course during your Discover Scuba Diving adventure. If you and your instructor elect to practice these skills, they may be credited toward the PADI Scuba Diver or Open Water Diver certifications.
The PADI’s Open Water Diver course opens this world for you. This course is the way for you to get a ticket to a lifetime of intense adventure with the PADI dive Company that sets standards in the global diving community. So, welcome to Borneo Speedy Dive PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre ( IDC ), one of the world of discovery and adventure. This course is only the beginning for you to step into the underwater life.
The PADI Open Water course is the basic scuba diving certification course for the beginning to become a diver. During this course, you’ll learn what you need to know to safety explore the underwater world within certain limits such as depth and environment, whether simply snorkeling in the shallows with mask, fins and snorkel, or visiting longer and deeper using scuba ( a word derived from self contained underwater breathing apparatus ). Most people find learning to dive a fun challenge that’s neither effortless nor overly arduous. The open water course includes lessons in dive theory and planning, scuba skill practice in shallow, confined water, and final check out dives during which your knowledge and skills to the test. If you already tried a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experienced or are PADI Scuba Diver certified, check with your instructor to see how credit from these courses may apply to the Open Water program.
Children as young as below 10 years old ( 12 years old in some countries ) can enroll in the Junior Open Water course. A PADI Junior Open Water Diver Program may only die with a PADI Professional and those 14 years and older can enroll in the Open Water course. You'll also need to be in good health with no major health problems.
When you're certified as an Open Water diver you'll be able to dive to 60 feet / 18 meters ( 40 feet / 12 meters for 10-12 year olds ) whenever you're accompanied by a fellow of the same or higher certification level ( the other diver must be 18 or older for Junior Open Water divers ). You don't have to be accompanied by a Dive master or Instructor, but can be if you'd prefer. You're also eligible to do the Advanced Open Water course and many specialties.
The course is usually taught around 3 days in dive vacation destinations, but can also be taught less than 3 days by taking the e-Learning online ( Theory Lesson ) and the another lesson and skills you must come to Borneo Speedy Dive PADI 5 Star Dive Centre to complete the course.
What do I have to do to complete the course?
What will I need?
The PADI Open Water Diver manual, Recreational Dive Planner and PADI Log Book and these are included in the course package.
You can continue to take the adventure dives or by taking the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course. After that, you will get the next level to experience and discover the amazing of the underwater world.
The Open Water certification is forever and never needs to be renewed. However, it is recommended that if you haven't dived for a while ( usually a year or more ) or feel the need to brush up your skills to do a Scuba Review. This review is a short refresher course with a professional that can be integrated into your first regular dive.
PADI ADVANCED OPEN WATER COURSE
Exploration, Excitement, Experiences. They’re what the ; PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. And no, you don’t have to be “advanced” to take it – it’s designed so you can go straight into it after the ; PADI Open Water Diver course. The Advanced Open Water Diver course helps you increase your confidence and build your scuba skills so you can become more comfortable in the water. This is a great way to get more dives under your belt while continuing to learn under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. This course builds on what you’ve learned and develops new capabilities by introducing you to new activities and new ways to have fun scuba diving that you can join with Borneo Speedy PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center ( IDC ).
The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course requires a deep dive and an underwater navigator adventures dive. Student divers choose three more dives experiences from a list including night diving, wreck diving, peak performance buoyancy, underwater photography, etc.
You must have a PADI Open Water certification ( or qualifying certification from another organization ) and the minimum age can take this course, you must be 15 years old and above.
You will have to complete the Deep Adventure Dive, the Underwater Navigator Adventure Dive and three of the following:
You only need 2 days to complete this course. During your course you will complete 5 of the above dives guided by our experienced Instructors.
1st day: 2 Training Dives at the Island and 1 Training Night Dive ( Extra Charge )
2nd days: 2 Training Dives at the Island
The PADI Adventure in Diving Manual and the accompanying slate that is included in the course package.
PADI Advanced Open Water Divers can enroll in the PADI Rescue Diver or Junior Rescue Diver course.
The Advanced Open Water certification is forever and never needs to be renewed. However, it is recommended that if you haven't dived for a while ( usually a year or more ) or feel the need to brush up your skills to do a Scuba Review. This review is a short refresher course with a professional that can be integrated into your first regular dive.
What is Emergency First Response?
Emergency First Response is an innovative CPR / first aid program. Primary Care ( CPR ) prepares you to render aid to those with life - threatening emergencies. Secondary Care ( first aid ) builds upon the lessons of Primary Care and helps you assist those in need when Emergency Medical Services are either delayed or unavailable.
Accidents and illnesses happen every day. Some people need only a helping hand while others may suffer serious permanent injuries without help. By mastering Emergency First Response Primary Care ( CPR ) and Secondary Care ( first aid ) course skills you can render important care to those in need.
You’ll also know that you’re learning state of the art skills, based on the consensus view of the Basic Life Support ( BLS ) Working Group of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation ( ILCOR ). In addition, the program is based on established instructional design and educational protocols to render an educationally valid and credible product. Emergency First Response courses also meet CPR requirements for participants seeking certification through the American Council on Exercise.
What does the course qualify you to do?
Once, you take the EFR course, no dive certification required and no minimum age requirements.
The Emergency First Response ( EFR ) course is open to everyone, divers and non-divers alike. Emergency First Response's flexible approach to learning makes our programs the first choice. You learn the basics in your own time through the use of our independent study materials, and then participate in practical hands - on training session with an experienced Emergency First Response Instructor at a time convenient for you. Once, you take EFR course with Borneo Speedy Dive PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre ( IDC ), it will covers the following areas: Primary Care, Secondary Care, AED, and Care for Children.
Depending on the amount of independent study and the class size, the Primary Care and Secondary Care courses may be completed in as little as four hours to six hours
Day 1 : Knowledge Development watching the TV / DVD
( The EFR incorporates independent study to prepare you for a classroom at Borneo Speedy Dive PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre ( IDC ) and hands - on skill development session with our instructor )
- Complete the EFR’s Exams.
It is depend on the amount of independent study to prepare you for a classroom and hands - on skill development session with your instructor. Thus, you will learn the same patients care techniques used by medical professionals, but at lay person level.
The PADI Rescue Diver Course, “Challenging” and “rewarding” best describe the PADI Rescue Diver course. Borneo Speedy Dive PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre ( IDC ) helps you to build-up upon what you’ve already learned, this course expands on what you already know about how to prevent problems, and how to manage them if they occur.
The Rescue Diver course is the third level qualification in the American international system, following the Advanced Open Water Diver qualification ( AOWD ). Historically the course was treated as a separate "specialty" rather than a mainstream certification in itself ( and arguably it still is in many organization's certification structure ), but most advanced training is contingent upon having previously completed the Rescue Diver certification, and thus it effectively becomes a tier in the training.
What do I need to start?
You can enroll in the Rescue Diver Course as a certified Open Water Diver ( or have a qualifying certification from another training organization ) and participate in the Rescue Diver knowledge development and rescue training sessions, in confined water only, while working on your Advanced Open Water Diver certification. Successful completion of a sanctioned CPR program within the past 24 months. The Emergency First Response Primary Care ( CPR ) and Secondary Care ( First Aid ) courses meet these requirements.
Rescue Diver training will prepare you to prevent problems and, if necessary, manage dive emergencies. During the five open water sessions, you'll cover:
How long does the course take?
You only need 3 days to complete this course during which you will cover Rescue diver theory lessons ( 1 day ) and five open water training sessions over two days.
The Rescue Course takes 3 days to complete. One day of classroom theory and two days ( 5 dives ) of practical.
The PADI Rescue Diver certification is a prerequisite for all Professional level PADI courses, beginning with the PADI Dive master certification.
The PADI Rescue Diver manual and accident management work slate all come as part of the course package.
The PADI Rescue Diver certification is a prerequisite for all Professional level PADI courses, beginning with the PADI Dive master certification. The PADI Rescue Diver certification is also a prerequisite for the Master Scuba Diver certification which is the highest non - professional rating in recreational diving and recognizes outstanding skills in a variety of diving circumstances.
PADI DIVE MASTER
A Dive master is a diving qualification used throughout most of the world in scuba diving for a diver who has overall responsibility for a group of divers. As well as being a generic term,
The role and certification is loosely the equivalent of the BSAC Dive Leader, although differences in emphasis exist.
The certification is normally a pre - requisite for becoming an instructor in recreational diving.
The role of a Dive master can be varied, but will predominantly encompass the following roles:
The whole PADI training system.
What Will I Learn During A PADI Dive Master Course?
PADI, which is an association for professional diving instructors, offers a number of accredited qualifications for amateur and professional divers who have taken courses at recognized diver training institutions. The Dive Master qualification is the basic professional level diving qualification.
The Dive Master course is an intense and challenging experience that will allow you to develop your diving skills up to a fully professional level. Taking this course is an important step in a professional diving career. It is often during a course at this level that the line between amateur and professional diver is crossed and experience of leading a dive is gained for the first time.
If you are interested in enrolling on a course to train as a PADI accredited Dive Master at Borneo Speedy Dive PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centra ( IDC ), then you will need to fulfill certain entry requirements, which include several other courses that must be passed before you can begin Dive Master training.
Dive master candidates must complete the following minimum certifications prior to their professional Dive master Training:
PADI Dive Masters must also have a minimum of 60 logged dives prior to certification as PADI Dive master. In order to be accepted onto a Dive Master course, you must be at least 18 years of age and above, and you must also be medically fit. You will be asked to present a medical statement that has been signed by a doctor within the last year before you can commence training on a PADI Dive Master course.
The PADI Dive Master course leads to an accredited professional level qualification that allows you to work as a scuba diving instructor and to help lead groups of divers. If you are hoping to work as a diving instructor or as a dive leader, then this is the first step into your new profession. Once you have qualified on this course, you will be able to look for a job as an assistant to a PADI certified Instructor, helping to teach students on PADI diving courses. Attaining accredited qualifications is essential if you will be seeking employment in this field. After qualifying as a PADI certified Dive Master, you will be able to plan, organize and direct both training and non - training dives. You will be able to work with both snorkelers and scuba divers, although the Dive Master qualification does not entitle you to perform as much independent teaching of scuba divers as you can of snorkelers.
A PADI Dive Master qualification is an accredited, professional level diving qualification that can lead to a career as a diving instructor and leader of diving groups. Being a qualified Dive Master is enough to seek employment as a professional diver, but it is not the highest qualification offered to professionals by PADI, and there are still limitations on what you will be allowed to teach and on the responsibilities you will be allowed to handle. If you are serious about rising to the top of the diving profession, then you will want to continue to work on your diving skills and gain additional qualifications that will allow you to become a fully qualified diving Instructor, or to undertake specialist courses in the types of diving that are of particular interest to you.
A PADI Instructor ( Owsi ) qualification is an accredited, professional level diving qualification that can lead to a career as a diving instructor and teaching Courses. Being a qualified Instructor ( Owsi ) is enough to seek employment as a professional Instructor, but it is not the highest qualification offered to professionals by PADI. If you are serious about rising to the top of the diving profession, or to undertake Instructor specialist courses in the types of diving that are of particular interest to you.