PADI DISCOVER SCUBA DIVER COURSE​

Minimum Age: 10 years old
Duration: 3 Hours
Prerequisites: Good health, reasonable fitness and comfort in the water with basic swimming skills.
Price: PHP4,500 + PHP2,500 for optional follow-up dive

Description :
Have you ever thought of diving but just don’t have the time? Well here at Exotic in just half a day you can experience the delights of the underwater world, through our professional PADI instructor led Discover Scuba Diving program. After a straightforward knowledge development session covering equipment, safety and diving skills you are ready to discover the attractions of underwater Malapascua in one of our secluded dive sites, just a short boat journey from Exotic Resort. A shallow in-water skill session is followed by a gentle dive on one our reefs reaching a maximum depth of 12 meters.

Upon completion you will receive a certificate of recognition, which can be used as credit towards your full Open Water Certification. (The credit is worth one confined water session and one open water dive - at Exotic)

PADI SCUBA DIVER

Minimum Age: 10 years old
Duration: 2 Days
Prerequisites: Good health, reasonable fitness and comfort in the water with basic swimming skills.
Price: PHP14,000

Description:
Want to become a certified diver but haven’t got the time for the full Open Water Course? Then the PADI Scuba Diver rating is for you. Essentially a sub-course of the Open Water, you complete three knowledge sessions & confined water dives and two open water dives. Once completed you are certified to dive under the supervision of a PADI Divemaster or Instructor within the limits you learn to a maximum depth of 12 meters. You can also easily upgrade it to the full Open Water rating in the future.

PADI OPEN WATER DIVER COURSE

Minimum Age: 10 years old
Duration: 4 Days
Prerequisites: Good health, reasonable fitness and comfort in the water with basic swimming skills.
Price: PHP19,500

Description :
The most popular scuba diving course in the world is the PADI Open Water Course. This course gives you the foundational knowledge and skills you need to be able to dive with a buddy independent of supervision.

The course consists of classroom sessions, where you learn about the theory of diving through watching PADI videos and completing Knowledge Reviews, followed by a simple exam. There are five confined water sessions (often combined), where you take your first breaths underwater and learn how to complete some basic diving skills. There are also four open water dives, where you put into practice what you learn in confined water, as well as enjoying the wonders under the ocean.

The course includes the PADI Open Water manual, log book, recreational dive planner, certification and use of all required diving equipment. Upon completion you will receive a lifelong PADI certification card, which is recognized worldwide and allows you dive to a maximum 18 meters depth.

PADI e-learning option available

Price
See the link below for price of the PADI Open Water Diver Online Course, which is paid directly to PADI. It covers your knowledge development training and gives you unlimited access to an electronic version of the PADI Open Water Diver Manual (course textbook).

Exotic's charge is PHP15,000 for 5 confined water sessions and 4 open water dives including equipment, log book and certification. This fee will be paid here at Exotic.

Register now for PADI Open Water Diver Online Course

PADI ADVENTURE DIVER/ADVANCED OPEN WATER DIVER

Minimum Age: 10/12 years old
Duration: 2 Days
Prerequisites: PADI Open Water Diver or qualifying certification from another training organization.
Price: PHP12,500 for Adventure Diver (3 dives)/PHP15,000 for Advanced Open Water Diver (5 dives)

Description:
Exploration, Excitement, Environment! That’s what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about and you can start right after earning your Open Water Diver certification. It’s designed to advance your diving by building confidence and expanding your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives. There’s nowhere better to continue your dive adventures than with Exotic and Malapascua’s early morning deep dive at Monad Shoal to see the world famous thresher sharks!

You’ll plan your learning path with your instructor by choosing from a long list of Adventure Dives. There are two required dives – Deep and Underwater Navigation – and you choose the other three from any of the following that interest you:

Aware Fish ID, Boat, Drift, Enriched air Nitrox, Multilevel, Naturalist, Night, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Photography, Search & Recovery or Wreck.

Complete individual Adventure Dives and gain credit for each one towards final certification or use the dive towards the corresponding Specialty Course. You can take as many Adventure Dives as you like – the minimum is five to complete the Advanced course but if you’re interested in additional Adventure dives just let us know. If you complete any three of the Adventure dives you will be certified as a PADI Adventure Diver.

PADI e-learning option available

Price
See the link below for price of the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Online Course, which is paid directly to PADI. It covers your knowledge development training and gives you unlimited access to an electronic version of the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Manual (course textbook).

Exotic's charge is PHP12,500 for Advanced Open Water Diver (5 dives) including equipment and certification. This fee will be paid here at Exotic.

Register now for PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Online Course

EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONSE

Minimum Age: None
Duration: 1 Day
Prerequisites: Anyone interested in learning emergency care may attend
Price: PHP9,500

Description :
This contemporary one-day first aid course is not just for divers. If you have ever been in a situation where you wished you knew just a little bit more about first aid, then this is the course for you. The EFR course extensively covers basic emergency first aid, CPR, shock management, choking and secondary care plus many more life saving skills that we all should know. Upon completion you will receive a certification card that is recognized worldwide. EFR is also a requirement for the rescue diver course if you do not hold any other current first aid certificate.

 

PADI RESCUE DIVER

Minimum Age: 12 years old
Duration: 4 Days or 5 Days with EFR
Prerequisites: PADI Open Water Diver or qualifying certification from another training organization to participate in confined water only. PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or qualifying certification from another training organization to participate in rescue training sessions in open water. Complete a sanctioned course in CPR (such as EFR Primary Care) and basic first aid (such as EFR Secondary Care) within the past 24 months.
Price: PHP20,900 for Rescue Diver alone/PHP29,950 for Rescue Diver + EFR

Description:
Could you recognize and help a diver in distress? Could you calm a panicked diver? What would you do if you come across an unconscious diver? This challenging, rewarding and fun course will teach you how to help yourself and others in need. Expand your knowledge through engaging classroom sessions and ten exciting in-water skill exercises. Then put this knowledge to the test in your final adrenalin-filled rescue scenarios.

PADI e-learning option available

Price
See the link below for price of the PADI Rescue Diver Online Course, which is paid directly to PADI. It covers your knowledge development training and gives you unlimited access to an electronic version of the PADI Rescue Diver Manual (course textbook).

Exotic's charge is PHP17,900 for Rescue Diver alone/PHP26,950 for Rescue Diver + EFR including equipment and certification. This fee will be paid here at Exotic.

Register now for PADI Rescue Diver Online Course