At some point in time or even every day, you wake up and ask yourselves, “How do I not get bored during this lockdown period?” Talking about fellow Scuba divers specifically, you guys are probably going, “How do I do my courses safely?” or “Where do I do my courses?” or “When do I do my courses?” Well, the answer is simple. Just enrol for PADI online courses to keep yourselves occupied and have fun in the process! 😀 While there has always been an E-Learning option from PADI, it is even more imperative that we make you aware of it now, considering the lockdown because of COVID19. Unlike certain misconceptions that online learning is boring, we assure you that SCUBA courses aren’t. So peeps, it’s time to make a splash with online SCUBA courses from anywhere in the world! Before that, let’s look at a few advantages of digital learning:
Finish the course at your own pace and made adjustments according to your schedule.
- For anyone who requires a bit more time to understand the theory, this is a great option. There are no constrictions.
- Complete the courses quicker with what you know already.
Dynamic Instructional Programme
Different modes of learning such as watching, interacting, listening and reading – choose what you like!
- Learn on any devices such as iPad, smartphones, laptops etc, making it portable.
- Get unlimited access to online course manual as well as access to course materials.
- Obtain suggestions, recommendations and any form of uninterrupted help from a dedicated PADI Instructor throughout the course.
Now, why don’t you scroll down for some of the common courses undertaken with digital learning?
PADI Open Water Diver Course
Ah the beloved PADI course! This is a 4-day entry-level course that allows you to dive to a maximum depth of 18 metres. The only prerequisites are to know swimming and be able to float for 10 minutes. Upon completion, you get a lifetime PADI digital card, with which you can dive ANYWHERE in the world! The dreams of diving in India or the Caribbean Islands or wherever you like are just 4 days away. Time to take the plunge guys! Another great news is that you get a flat 20% off and you may begin the course by depositing just INR 4500! You should be rushing to sign up now! 😃
Out of 4 days, 2 are dedicated for theory and pool sessions and 2 for ocean dives. Now, coming to the theoretical aspect, you have to watch 5 highly informative videos and finish some really easy quizzes, knowledge reviews and an exam. These can be finished at home leisurely and whenever you are stuck, you just need to talk to your PADI Instructor at Temple Adventures. Pretty awesome right? After theory, come down to Pondicherry for your practical sessions, bask in all the beauty of diving and the Indo-French town, eat amazing food and just have the greatest time of your lives!
PADI Nitrox Diver Course
Longer dives at deeper depths? We’ll take it! 😀 PADI Nitrox (Enriched Air) Diver Course is one of the most sought after dive courses. Nitrox mix is basically lowering the nitrogen content by adding more oxygen into the compressed air mixture. All you need for this course is a PADI Open Water Diver certification.
It is just a 1-day programme with a lot of interesting and fun facts thrown in. Similar to PADI Open Water Diver Course, you will watch online video lectures and finish quizzes, knowledge reviews and an exam. Remember to talk to your dedicated PADI Instructor if any queries arise! This course is purely theoretical, with just one practical skill that can be learned at our dive centre. While this is optional, we highly recommend that you also dive with Nitrox to get a feel of it.
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course
If you are seeking diversity and more adventure in diving, this is the right course for it! Have you fantasized about wreck diving in Sri Lanka or photographing sharks in South Africa? Do you already have a PADI Open Water Diver Course certification? Sign up!😀
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course goes on for 3 days, wherein 1 day is dedicated to theory and the rest for 5 adventure ocean dives spread over 2 days. The depth limit is 30 metres, which is a whopping jump from PADI Open Water Diver Course! Can you already feel an adrenaline rush?😀 You choose 5 specialities based on your interests and our availability. Do consider getting your PADI Instructor’s expert suggestions! Once chosen, simply begin your digital learning and finish 5 knowledge reviews at your own speed. Drop-in for your dives after in beautiful Pondicherry!
P.S. There is no exam for this one. Yay!
PADI Divemaster Course
Oh this is a good one, all right? Just like how the PADI Open Water Diver Course is a stepping stone for other programmes, PADI Divemaster Course is the first professional step in recreational diving. Here, you gain insights into the information that are fundamentals for the PADI Open Water SCUBA Instructor course.
Being 18 years old and having PADI Open Water Diver Course, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course, Emergency First Responder Course and PADI Rescue Diver Course certifications are the prerequisites. Furthermore, you must also have 40 dives, achieved partly through the above-mentioned course dives, fun dives and Speciality Course dives.
The timeline for this course varies, but longer the better is our mantra! While we suggest at least a 30-day course duration, we understand that many don’t have that long. So, you can easily first complete the theoretical component with digital learning and then gear up for practical sessions later at Temple Adventures! Don’t worry, your PADI Instructor will guide you wherever and whenever you need. By finishing the theory earlier, you also wholly concentrate on obtaining hands-on experience in everyday dive centre operations!
Dive enthusiasts, that’s the list of highlighted courses for e-learning! Theory is as important as practical learning. It is the foundation. It need not be boring as our Instructors will make it fun for you! Hence, use the current situation to your advantage by spending quality time on dive theory. Take the digital plunge into SCUBA Diving at the comfort of your home!