PADI is the world's leading diving training organization.With more than 6,500 PADI Dive Centers and Resorts and more than 135,000 individual PADI Professionals who have issued more than 25 million certifications around the world, you'll find PADI dive and dive services almost everywhere.The PADI Diving System is based on progressive training that gradually introduces skills, security-related information and local environmental knowledge to the pupils' divers. PADI courses are at the heart of students and provide maximum practical and realistic application.PADI practitioners conduct submarine explorations and diving adventures, while maintaining the highest standards of training, safety and customer service. PADI's "Four E" Philosophy is that lifestyle diving requires four elements:
- Environmental Conservation
PADI Worldwide is a privately-owned company with international reach with service offices and distribution centers in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States. The headquarters of PADI Worldwide is located in California, United States. The PADI Regional Headquarters supports the efforts of individual professional members and PADI diving sites and locations in more than 183 countries and territories. To serve the needs of divers around the world, translations of PADI materials are available in at least 26 languages.