How to Become a PADI Certified Scuba Diver?

Answer SCUBA (Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus) Diving is a fun, exciting, and relaxing sport. It can be quite dangerous, however, if you do not have the proper training before diving. This g... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Become a PADI Certified Scuba Diver

How to Become a Certified Scuba Diver?

TV shows like “Sea Hunt” and “The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau” gave American audiences their first taste of the beauty and excitement that lay beneath the seas. Then, as now, learnin... Read More »

Why does a scuba diver need increased gas pressure in the air tank?

The higher pressure is required to deliver sufficient oxygen to the diver's lungs as the water pressure on a diver's body increases with diving depth. The amount of pressure delivered to the diver'... Read More »

How long can a scuba diver's oxygen tank work?

The length of time a scuba tank, or diving cylinder, will work depends on three factors: the size of the tank, the depth of the dive and the diver's breathing speed. High work-rate or panic during ... Read More »

How old do you have to be to get scuba certified?

The minimum age for scuba certification depends on the certifying agency. The Professional Association of Diving Instructors is the largest such agency, and their Junior Open Water certification is... Read More »