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PADI is the global leader in Scuba Diving education and training. We teach the world how to dive, We are also a membership services organization that services dive instuctors, retail dive centers and resorts throughout the world.... Read more


As a world-class leader in diver education, we’re committed to developing the best diver training materials and delivering them to our global network of PADI Dive Centers, Resorts and Professionals. They, in turn, offer the world’s most sought-after diver certifications, enabling people to explore our water planet confidently and competently. Dive in deeper and you’ll find a core of passionate and avid divers who seek opportunities to discover, explore and experience the underwater world. Our experienced team is committed to crafting tools that transform people’s view of the world above and below the surface. The PADI System of diver education is based on tried and true instructional design that has been refined through decades of real-world teaching experience of millions of divers around the globe. We value innovation and the ability to deliver educational excellence so that divers can enjoy endless opportunities for aquatic adventure.... Read more


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Create a global community of confident, competent and active divers who are champions of the water planet. ... Read more

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PADI - The Way the World Learns to Dive®

These ideals define our vision to be best in and for the world.


Corporate Social Responsibility
Together with the global PADI Membership and diver community, we standup for PADI’s Four Pillars of Change: Ocean Health, Marine Animal Protection, People & Community, and Healing & Wellness.

Our mission is to actualize PADI’s deeper purpose by becoming a force for good – mobilizing our divers, our members and ourselves to protect the water planet. We are steadfastly committed to being not just best in the world, but best for the world.

To Our Consumers
As underwater explorers, adventurers and ambassadors of the ocean planet, PADI Divers make up a large, active community that is bound together by a shared passion for life, both above and below the surface. For more than 50 years, PADI Instructors have introduced people to the underwater world, transforming them into divers and changing their lives forever.

As a PADI Diver, you train with the best and become part of a tribe that is committed to being best for the world.

To Our Professional Members
PADI Professionals have been introducing people to the magic and wonder of the aquatic world since 1966. Teaching the world’s most sought-after diver certification courses, you transform people into divers, changing their lives forever.

Your role transcends beyond diver safety and education. You’re part of a global force that can drive positive change. Through PADI’s worldwide reach, together we’re positioned to help preserve our oceans for future generations. You’re an essential part of creating a force for good – a global community of passionate divers who care about protecting the world, both below and above the surface. You are PADI – an integral part of a tribe committed to not only being the best in the world, but also the best for the world.

To Our Employees

PADI employees are the life and breath of the PADI organization. Everything you do serves the global dive community and furthers our shared mission to teach the world to dive and connect people with the underwater world while maintaining the highest standards in safety and education. You are part of a tribe committed to being best in and for the world and you play an integral role in transforming people into divers and changing their lives forever.

Together we remained committed to:
Diver Safety + Education | Underwater Adventure | Community | Conservation.

Be Best. Be PADI.

PADI is a community first and foremost. The leadership of our company is committed to making PADI a great place for all of our employees to practice their skills, grow personally and professionally and to feel like they are part of something bigger than themselves. There is an underlying passion for our sport, scuba diving, that permeates everything we do as an organization. Our workplace is casual, familial, collegial and fun. We work hard and play hard.

Together we remained committed to:
Diver Safety + Education | Underwater Adventure | Community | Conservation.

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Rancho Santa Margarita, CA


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