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Beginners Scuba

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Purchase a PADI eLearning course for yourself or someone else as a gift (access pass) and complete the classroom portion at your own pace – anytime, anywhere.

If you are enrolled in a Malibu Diver course, we will provide you with your eLearning access pass. Do not purchase them here. The online course amount is nonrefundable. The fee covers your knowledge development training and also gives you unlimited access to an electronic version of the Manual (course textbook). Malibu Divers charges an additional fee for the inwater portion of your certification. You may also need to purchase personal dive equipment. Malibu Divers will help you choose equipment suited to your needs. Contact Malibu Divers for all of these things and to find out the total course cost.

After enrolling, eLearning system presents you with interactive presentations that include videos, audio, graphics and reading. Short quizzes let you gauge your progress, and review and correct anything you might happen to miss. Prior to certification in a course, you'll visit Malibu Divers to complete your training. You'll take a short eLearning Quick Review to confirm your understanding of related material from the course, and you must successfully complete any required confined water dives and open water training dives with your Malibu Divers Instructor.

  
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The eLearning course will be available for one year from the time of course registration. Though you must finish the online portion of the course within that time frame, you will have perpetual access to an online version of the Diver manual.

eLearning is currently available for the following courses:
  • PADI Open Water Diver Course Online - available in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Russian, Chinese and Korean - Minimum Age for this Course: 10 years old. NOTE: GSGLA, Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles and BSA, Boy Scouts programs require that scouts must be 12 for those who are registered for the Spring or Summer Camp; you will receive their eLearning access codes to sign-up - do not register without them, no credits will be issued!
The PADI Open Water Diver Course Online is a beginner scuba course and is great for those wanting to take their first breathe underwater while learning what they need to know to become a certified scuba diver. The PADI Open Water Diver Course online will take approximately 12-15 hours to complete.
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course Online - English - Minimum Age for this Course: 10 years old

The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course Online is perfect for those looking to hone their existing skills, lean some new ones and get more comfortable in the water. The PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course online will take approximately 8-12 hours to complete.
  • Enriched Air Diver Course Online - English, Japanese and Russian - Minimum Age for this Course: 12 years old

 

You will be taught the techniques, safety considerations and important procedures to effectively use Enriched Air safely. It can also help you to extend bottom times in certain circumstances. The PADI Enriched Air Diver Course online will take approximately 3 hours to complete.

  • Digital Underwater Photographer Course Online - English - Minimum Age for this Course: 10 years old

 

You'll use the SEA (shoot, examine, adjust) method to quickly and easily capture your favorite and most exciting moments underwater. The PADI Underwater Photographer Course online will take approximately 4 hours to complete.

  • Scuba Tune-up Online - English - Minimum Age for this Course: 10 years old

 

This refresher program allows you to brush up on your scuba knowledge if you haven’t been diving for a while. It's perfect to complete before you go to your PADI Dive Center or Resort to practice your in-water skills. If all information is reviewed, the PADI Scuba Tune-Up online will take approximately 5 hours to complete.

  • Dive Theory Online - English and Japanese - Minimum Age for this Course: 10 years old

 

This course is great for those looking to improve their dive theory knowledge. PADI Divemaster candidates, IDC-bound Pros, IDC Staff Instructor candidates and Course Director Training Course applicants can also use the program to prepare for exams. The PADI Dive Theory online will take approximately 12 - 15 hours to complete.

  • Rescue Course Online - English - Minimum Age for this Course: 12 years old

 

The Rescue Diver course is designed for anyone who wants to learn how to prevent, and if necessary, manage dive emergencies. The course broadens a diver's awareness and improves their skills and confidence. The PADI Rescue Diver Course online will take approximately 10 - 12 hours to complete.

  • Divemaster Course Online - English - Minimum Age for this Course: 18 years old

 

The PADI Divemaster course is the first professional level within the PADI System of diver education and allows you to work as a training assistant on PADI courses and programs, supervise certified divers during pleasure diving experiences, and conduct some PADI programs independently.

  • Instructor Development Course Online - English, Japanese, and Spanish - must be 18 years old

The Instructor Development Course (IDC) is the cornerstone of PADI’s professional-level training. The course focuses on preparing you to function as a PADI Assistant Instructor or Open Water Scuba Instructor by introducing you to the complete PADI System of diver education. The PADI IDC online will take approximately 7 - 8 hours to complete.

 

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Please note: will not work on iPads, iPhones, or iPods.  More online courses are in development and will become available in the future.


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