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We offer PADI Diving Courses for novice and experienced divers from the age of 8 onwards.


PADI COURSES
PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) is the most widely recognised SCUBA diving organisation. Once qualified, you can dive anywhere in the world.

Bubblemaker (children 8-9 years)– Half day
If you're eight or nine years of age, now is your chance to take the plunge and go diving! Have fun blowing bubbles in a shallow water dive in a sheltered bay with one of our PADI Instructors.

Discover Scuba Diving - Half day
Experience the thrill of diving under the supervision of one of our PADI Instructors. During your adventure, you'll master some basic concepts and scuba skills and will enjoy some of the fantastic marine life of the Perhentian Islands.

Scuba Diver - 2 days
The PADI Scuba Diver programme is a pre-entry level certification that is perfect for those who do not have time to complete the full Open Water Course. After completion you can dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional or carry on to complete the PADI Open Water Course on your next vacation.

Open Water Diver – 4 days
This course is your first step into certified diving. As a PADI Open Water Diver you will be able to dive anywhere in the world.

Specialities – 1 or 2 days
We offer a number of different Speciality Diving Courses in addition to the full range of standard dive options already outlined. Deep, Wreck, Nitrox and Navigation are the most commonly requested.

Adventure Diver – 1.5 / 2 days
Complete 3 Adventure Dives of your choice and you will receive the PADI Adventure Diver certification. If you also complete Deep and Underwater Navigation dives you will earn the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver certification.

Advanced Open Water – 2 / 2.5 days
The PADI Advanced Course is your next step after Open Water Certification. Classroom time is kept to a minimum as the emphasis of this course is on practical application of dive theory.

Emergency First Responder (EFR) – 1 day
During this course you will learn CPR and First Aid skills important in every day life as well during diving. The Emergency First Response (EFR) course also meets the programme prerequisites for becoming a PADI Rescue Diver.

Rescue Diver – 4 days
Rescue Diver training readies student divers to help prevent problems, and if necessary, manage dive emergencies. Although the nature and context in which rescue training may be used is serious, you will find the course enjoyable and will greatly build confidence.

Divemaster – minimum 3 weeks
Take the first step in your dive career and become a PADI Divemaster. Working closely with a PADI Instructor, you'll expand your dive knowledge and hone your skills as you become a dive professional. PADI Divemaster training develops your leadership abilities by training you to supervise dive activities and assist instructors with student divers.



REEF CHECK COURSES
Watercolours Dive Centre is a certified Reef Check Facility. Reef Check is a not-for-profit organisation established to monitor and preserve tropical coral reef environments. You can read more information about them on the Reef Check website or on our Reef Check page. We offer the following courses that to monitor our coral reefs and associated marine life:

Discover Reef Check – 1 day
Designed to give a taster of the full Reef Check courses, Discover Reef Check introduces the basic principles of reef conservation & monitoring using Reef Check methodology.

Reef Check Fish Survey – 1.5 days
You will learn how to identify key indicator fish and the survey methods for the Reef Check Fish Survey. After your survey dive, the data you collect will be used by the Reef Check Organisation in documenting the abundance selected fish groups around the Perhentian Islands.

Reef Check Eco-Diver – 3.5 days
Become certified and conduct your own Reef Check survey to take an active role in conserving coral reefs. You will learn all about the globally standardised Reef Check methodology as well as how to identify key indicator fish, invertebrates and substrates selected by Reef Check for global monitoring and conservation of coral reefs! On the final day you will participate in a full survey where the data is submitted to document the status and potential change of our coral reef environment.

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