The PADI Scuba Diver course is a subset of the Open Water Diver course. PADI Scuba Divers are trained to dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Divemaster, Assistant Instructor or Instructor at maximum depth of 12 meters/ 40 feet. PADI Scuba Diver has more theoretical background and better developed water skills than DSD- Discover Scuba Diving participation however, they are not qualified for independent diving.
- 12 meters/ 40 feet
- 15 Years Old (or 10 years old for Junior Scuba Diver certification)
Ask your Diving Center/ Instructor about the procedures used to upgrade PADI Scuba Divers at any time to Open Water Divers.