PADI Dive Theory Online
About Dive Theory
All Scuba Divers can take this course for personal enrichment and education.
Age Requirement – 10 years or older
Course Prerequisites – None
Time Commitment is Approximately 12-15 hours
PADI Dive Theory online eLearning is a comprehensive overview of dive physics, dive physiology, dive skills, environmental considerations, dive equipment, and decompression theory and the Recreational Dive Planner (RDP).
Each section consists of learning through animation, video and audio instructional material followed by questions to review what you’ve learned.
Divemaster, IDC and Course Director candidates may find this course useful to prepare for their exams. Your instructor may choose to waive the dive theory portion of the PADI Divemaster, IDC, or CDTC exams if a candidate has completed Dive Theory eLearning within 12 months.
Practical training fees, boat dives, dive equipment, student slates and logbooks are available at additional fees via Dive Gear Australia as part of your PADI Divemasters Course.
*This course fee only covers your online knowledge development.
What You Need To Know
After enrolling, you can move through each topic at your own pace and repeat sections at any time. The course takes approximately 12-15 hours to complete. As part of the enrollment process, you’ll affiliate with a PADI Dive Center or Resort and can message them with questions or to schedule your in-water training.
PADI Dive Theory eLearning consists of six sections: physics, physiology, dive equipment, the RDP, diving environment and dive skills.
Completion of Dive Theory online does not result in a certification.
You’ll print out an eRecord after finishing your online training and bring it to your selected PADI Dive Center.