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Want to regain your PADI Instructor Status?

on Aug 23, 2018

Ever wondered what happens when you stop becoming an Instructor and Leave PADI? Wonder no more, once you have been out of Teaching Status for 10 years you will receive a message similar to this Dear [Member] | Member #[Number] We just wanted to advise that you have spent considerable time, energy and investment becoming a PADI Instructor. Perhaps you planned an...

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PADI Dive Shop Locator

on Jul 2, 2014

PADI IDCs can now take advantage of the newly improved PADI Dive Shop Locator and the progression of the Optional I upgrade, which now called Premium Listing. The main PADI website recently had a refresh and the Dive Shop Locator web tool received similar redesign treatment. So according to PADI the Premium Listing and Side Bar Ad has more enhanced value for dive...

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PADI to feature Thailand in July

on Jun 20, 2014

PADI will be featuring Thailand on their updated website for the month of July. They could use some underwater images for the feature. If you have any images you’d like to submit for consideration, please email them to me as soon as possible.  Please let them know if the photo credit goes to the shop or who should be credited More than 250,000 unique visitors come...

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CMAS to PADI Crossover

on May 24, 2014

Recent enquiry about chang from a CMAS Instructor to a PADI instructor I am a CMAS 1* instructor and really would like to do a crossover into the PADI teaching environment. I am 42 years old and been seasonly teaching CMAS 1* and 2* divers over the past 5 years. What is my real equivalence in the PADI system? Do I have to take both AI and OWSI before taking the IDC...

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Breaches of PADI Standards reported

on Apr 28, 2013

Its really rare to hear of or see just disregard to standards and this situation demonstrates a bad / hard situation that a Divemaster has got themselves into and has asked our opinion on, we have removed the identifying dive centre / locations and names and hope you never experience such disregard for PADI standards and lack of common sense in your dive career....

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PADI eManual

on Jun 19, 2012

PADI continue their march toward being environmentally friendly by using electronic manuals to go with their electronic (online) course registration forms (PIC Online) Available to all PADI 5 Star Retail and Resort Members are the PADI eManuals Open Water Diver contains: – PADI Open Water Diver manual Online – Slate – Recreational Dive Planner (RDP...

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