equivalent certifications

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Certified divers with the listed qualifications in BSAC, CMAS
or NAUI may enrol in the following PADI courses

Please bring proof of certification and logbook.
 

 

AFFILIATION

QUALIFICATION NEXT STEP WITH PADI

BSAC

Ocean diver or club diver Advanced Open Water

BSAC

Sport Diver Advanced Open Water

CMAS

One Star Diver Advanced Open Water

NAUI

Scuba diver Advanced Open Water

NAUI

Open Water 1 Advanced Open Water
  

BSAC

Sport diver (with at least 20 logged dives) Rescue Diver

CMAS

One Star diver (with at leas 20 logged dives & experience in Deep and Navigation) Rescue Diver

NAUI

Advanced Scuba Diver Rescue Diver

NAUI

Open water II Rescue Diver
 

BSAC

Dive Leader Dive Master

BSAC

Advanced Diver Dive Master or Assistant Instructor

CMAS

Two Star Diver Dive Master

NAUI

Scuba Rescue Diver Dive Master

NAUI

Diving rescue techniques Dive Master
 

NAUI

Dive Master Assistant Instructor (AI)

NAUI

Assistant Instructor Assistant Instructor (AI)
 

BSAC

Club Instructor Instructor Development Course

BSAC

Open Water Instructor Instructor Development Course

CMAS

One Star Instructor Instructor Development Course
(Must complete AI Exams)

NAUI

Instructor Instructor Development Course or Instructor Orientation Course

BSAC

Advanced Instructor Instructor Orientation Course

CMAS

Two Star Instructor Instructor Orientation Course

CMAS

Three Star Instructor Instructor Orientation Course
 

Please note that all other course prerequisites must be prior to the start of training,
e.g. Up-to-date First Aid and CPR.