Courses, education and training

Course education and training

PADI LogoBlue Water Divers and Waterports offering the following PADI courses

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We can also complete training for other agencies

** These courses are not sanctioned by PADI or any other international certification agency. The training is approved and sanctioned by The Bermuda Govt. Our training methods have proved to be extremely effective. all training is conducted by Internationally Certified Instructors. Who have in addition to their training through PADI, SS, NAUI, BSAC, TDI, NASDAS or any other internationally accredited certification agency been assessed by the Bermuda Government. Some say that BWD invented Resort Diving

PLEASE NOTE - if you would like to participate in the Lesson and Dive program, or any of our other courses or specialties, please review the Medical Questionnaire. If you would answer "YES" to any of the questions on this form, then you should take a completed and signed hard copy of this form to your primary physician and ask them to examine you with specific reference to SCUBA diving, as far in advance as possible before you plan to dive.

A parent or legal guardian must sign on behalf of anyone under the age of 18.

Instructions for the physician are listed on the form. It is extremely important, for your own safety and well-being as well as those of our instructors, that you honestly answer the questions on this form. Thank-you.

NOTE - Basic Requirements for ALL Courses

Students must complete a medical evaluation form and if necessary, seek Medical advice and clearance for any pre-existing conditions specifically pertaining to SCUBA diving.

Recreational level courses (all up to Rescue Diver & Master Scuba Diver) - costs include required equipment rental.  Courses priced with Manuals include the cost of the learning materials. 

Pro-Level Courses (Divemaster and above) do not include equipment or learning materials. 

Please note that eLearning courses (completed with BWD through have an additional charge for the e-Learning portion, which is paid when registering online –

To register for eLearning follow the eLearning link for the specific Course you wish to take; this will automatically register you as a Student with BWD. 

For Junior level eLearning courses, there are different age requirements - see details in table here

Has it been a while since your last dive? Consider the PADI ReActivate program, as a way to refresh your knowledge before travelling to Bermuda, and schedule time with a Divemaster or Instructor to review skills with you in the water while diving here with us! As part of the cost of this program you will get a New PADI Certification Card, showing your current level and your ReActivate date. For more details – call or email us.
Updated Friday, May 29, 2015