Upgrading from Discover Scuba Diver to PADI Scuba Diver
If you have tried diving through the PADI Discover Scuba Diving programme, then you’ve already started training for a full diving certification!
During the Discover Scuba Dive you successfully completed:
- Knowledge Development lesson 1
- Confined Water session 1
- Open Water dive 1
To upgrade to the Scuba Diver takes only 1 day!
If you have completed the PADI Discover Scuba Dive with us, and wish to upgrade during the same holiday, we will discount 100% of the cost of your Discover Scuba Dive from the cost of the Scuba Diver Course.
Upgrading from Scuba Diver to Open Water
Once certified as a PADI Scuba Diver you’ll be qualified to dive, however you are limited in what you can do and you must always have professional supervision. It won’t be long before you want to upgrade your qualification and earn the full PADI Open Water licence.
In order to upgrade you’ll need to complete:
- Knowledge development lessons 4 & 5 including the final exam
- Confined water sessions 4 & 5
- Open Water dives 3 & 4
This takes approximately a day and a half to complete.
Are you fit to dive?
There are certain pre-existing medical conditions which can increase the health risks associated with diving. Before commencing any PADI programmes if is necessary to first review and complete PADI’s Medical Statement. If you answer ‘No’ to every question listed here then you are ready to begin. If you answer ‘Yes’ to any questions on this questionnaire then you must first visit your doctor and receive a certificate stating that you are fit to dive.
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