PADI is the world’s leading scuba diver 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 diver courses and scuba diving services nearly everywhere.
The PADI System of diver education is based on progressive training that introduces skills, safety-related information and local environmental knowledge to student divers in stages. PADI courses are student-centered and provide maximum practice and realistic application.
Project Aware is a non-profit registered 501c in the United States and worldwide. Project Aware is about protecting worldwide aquatic systems and educating current divers and future generations to care and conserve our aquatic eco-systems.
By thinking globally and acting locally, Bermuda Diving Center is a whole hearted supporter of Project AWARE, and in addition to protecting and conserving the ocean, we also aim to better educate all our scuba divers, snorkelers and guests when they spend their vacation with us.
Six million tonnes of debris enter the world’s oceans every year wreaking havoc on underwater creatures and environments. For 20 years, Project AWARE Foundation has led underwater and shoreline cleanup efforts in partnership scuba divers worldwide and Ocean Conservancy. On Earth Day 2009, more than 90 countries collected a staggering 140’814 cigarette filters, 78’854 plastic bags and found baby sharks, fairy penguins, moray eels and sea turtles, entangled and killed by the debris. In 2012 on International Cleanup Day, Project Aware recorded 95 704 pounds of debris recovered from our seas!