Pre-Entry Level Cert for Vacationers or Infrequent Divers

Dive Instructor testing the skills of divers in the TAR Park

Scuba Diver DetailsIncludes:

  • hotel transfers*
  • boat transfers
  • park entry & jetty fees
  • freshly cooked lunch and refreshments
  • guide / instruction
  • equipment rental
  • required learning materials
  • required certification fees


  • 2 Days


  • from RM 995**

* KK city centre only incl. Tg Aru

**Subject to 6% Gov. Goods & Service Tax

The PADI Scuba Diver program is a pre-entry level certification that is perfect for vacationers or people who only plan to dive a few times a year.
As a subprogram of the PADI Open Water Diver program, the PADI Scuba Diver rating allows you to get certified quickly and easily by minimizing time constraints.

With the PADI Scuba Diver certification you can dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Divemaster, Assistant Instructor, Instructor or higher professional on your next vacation or dive trip to a maximum of 12m.

Student divers studying the dive manuals for the theory portion of becoming a diver

What do I need to start?

Virtually anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can earn a Scuba Diver certification.

If you are between 10 and 14 or have a child between these ages, there is a PADI Junior Scuba Diver program available

What will I do?

Throughout the course, you’ll learn fundamentals of scuba diving.

You will learn how about dive equipment and diving techniques.

By completing three confined water dives, three knowledge development sessions and by making two open water dives, you will earn the rating of PADI Scuba Diver.

Three divers, 2 new, 1 instructor, floating over beautiful yellow corals after qualifying as PADI Scuba Divers

How long will it take?

PADI programs are performance based. You proceed as you demonstrate mastery of the course skills.

This allows you to work at a pace that is comfortable for you, we allocate 2 days for this course.

Where can I go from here?

After completing the Scuba Diver program you can, at anytime, continue your diving education.

The next step is usually to complete the PADI Open Water Course with any PADI Dive Center, which will take an additional 2 days.


A Diver with a light over beautiful corals in the TAR Park, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

What’s Next? You’ve got the taste of it now, qualify as a Open Water diver! >>>