Dive Theory

Assistant Instructor PADI

About the Course

Dive Theory will dramatically expand your understanding of dive physics, physiology, equipment, decompression theory and dive planning.

Any diver can complete Dive Theory eLearning for personal enrichment. PADI Divemaster, IDC, IDC Staff and CDTC candidates may earn credit toward the dive theory exams. Ask your instructor for details.

Take this course if you want to:

  • Gain professional-level knowledge
  • Work in the dive industry
  • Learn about the dive history

Learn how to:

  • Diving affects the body
  • Different types of dive gear work
  • Identify and avoid diving injuries

Why learn about dive theory?

For aspiring divemasters and scuba instructors, Dive Theory is a convenient way to gain professional-level knowledge of dive physics, physiology, equipment, etc. Curious divers can learn about scuba science and history through interactive presentations and videos.