Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI)

The Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) is a trade school that provides educational courses on several different types of diving. Courses range from beginner all the way to advanced programs for professionals. While age ranges may differ between states, children as young as ten can begin learning.

Programs & Courses

Commercial Diving

  • Scuba Diving Instructor

Campus Locations

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 30151 Tomas Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688, USA

Financial Aid Services

On the organization’s website, prospective students can find information on different scholarships and grants that are currently available. These financial aid packages include options for men and women of any age or experience level. PADI’s website also has a section for tips when applying for assistance.

Student Services

On the organization’s website, prospective students can find information on different scholarships and grants that are currently available. These financial aid packages include options for men and women of any age or experience level. PADI’s website also has a section for tips when applying for assistance.

Amateur and professional divers alike can take advantage of PADI’s helpful and informative video series on cleaning and taking care of equipment and advice on what to do when in the water. Students can also use the site to find local dive shops to begin their journey toward becoming a certified diver.

Alumni Services

Divers who have already completed certain training with The Professional Association of Diving Instructors may continue learning with specialized courses that improve their skills and knowledge. Students who have taken time off and need a refresher can select one of the organization’s programs geared toward helping them before jumping back in.