PADI® (Professional Association of Diving Instructors®) is the world’s largest ocean exploration and diver organization, operating in 186 countries and territories, with a global network of more than 6,600 dive centers and resorts and over 128,000 professional members worldwide. Issuing more than 1 million certifications each year, and with over 29 million certifications to date, PADI enables people around the world to seek adventure and save the ocean through underwater education, life-changing experiences, and travel.
For over 50 years, PADI is undeniably The Way the World Learns to Dive®, maintaining its high standards for dive training, safety, and customer service, monitored for worldwide consistency and quality. With a longstanding commitment to environmental conservation, PADI is leading the way for millions of people to actively explore, steward , and protect the ocean through its course offerings and partnerships with like-minded, mission-driven organizations.
PADI embodies a global commitment to ocean health with its mission to create a billion torchbearers to explore and protect the ocean.
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