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Diving Course with PADI in Nusa Lembongan

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Bali Visa Info – Diving Course

For those of you who have a hobby of water sports, this one diving activity might be your favorite sport.

Exploring under the sea to see the biota of underwater life starting from seeing the types of fish, coral reefs, marine plants and so on.

This sport can be liked by all ages, but still have to follow some rules in diving.

Well, for those of you who want to start learning diving while in Bali. You can come to PADI, which is based in Nusa Lembongan, for details, let’s see the review of the diving course below.

PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors)

According to Wikipedia, PADI is the world’s largest recreational and dive training organization founded in 1966 by John Cronin and Ralph Erickson.

Cronin was previously a NAUI instructor who decided to form his own organization with Erickson and divide recreational diving lessons into separate courses rather than the one universal course that was common at that time.

Key Requirements Before Diving Course at PADI

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  1. Age Requirements

First, the minimum age is 10 years. While the oldest age limit is not specified specifically.

  1. Have a swimming base

Swimming is the main capital for diving. Because if you don’t have that ability, the diver candidate will easily panic.

In addition, the ability to swim will also be tested in the stamina test. Candidates will be tested to swim as far as 200 meters. In addition to swimming, candidates will also be tested floating on the water for 10 minutes.

  1. Health requirements

The next requirement is to fill out a health questionnaire. The questionnaire was also asked whether the candidate had a history of chronic disease or not. If there is, then PADI recommends seeking treatment and consulting a doctor, is it safe to do diving sports.

Certification Level By PADI

There are two types of diving organized by PADI, namely recreational and technical. The courses offered by PADI are mostly recreational diving. Therefore, the level of certification is different.

Open Water Diver Level, this certification is given to divers who have basic divers or are at an intermediate level.

  • Advance Diver Level, this certification is given to divers who have proven skills and abilities in diving. In addition, high experience is also an assessment.
  • Rescue Diver Level, This certification is given to divers who have the ability to help. Thus, the skills possessed by divers to get this certification are more than the advanced diver level.
  • Dive Master level, certification is given to divers who have high skills and abilities. Usually, divers who get a certificate at this level are intended to move up to the next level, namely as an instructor.
  • Instructor level or instructor, Divers who get a certificate at this level must be experts in mastering the field of diving. Instructors can provide diving training and sign for certification.

Diving Course Fees at PADI and Sessions During Diving Courses

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The price for diving courses at PADI is IDR 6.8 million to IDR 7.8 million. The price is adjusted to the type of class and level of certification taken.

Then there are three sessions that will be given if you take a diving course, namely;

  1. Theoretical session, in this session participants will be introduced to the tools and techniques that can be needed when diving accompanied by videos.
  2. Pool training session, after getting the theory participants were invited to practice directly in the pool. Of course, in this session participants will be accompanied by a scuba supervisor and instructor. The time required for this session is the same as in theory, which is two days.
  3. Open water session. In this session, course participants will be introduced to open water diving.

Nusa Lembongan has a wild beauty of the sea, you won’t be bored if you try to take a diving course here with PADI.

In addition to being internationally recognized, the way of training at PADi is very detailed. Starting from the basics such as installing a regulator to how to clean the water that enters the mask, they are also taught.

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