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PADI specialty courses

Discussion in 'Scuba Certification Agency Q&A' started by arokdad, Jul 30, 2013.

  1. arokdad

    arokdad Registered

    # of Dives: 50 - 99
    Location: Alabama
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    Does PADI recognize other agencies' specialty courses toward Master Scuba Diver?
     
  2. knotical

    knotical perpetual student

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Ka'u
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    826
    Nope. Your Advanced and Rescue can be from another agency, but all 5 specialties must be PADI.
     
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  3. Superlyte27

    Superlyte27 Cave Instructor

    # of Dives: 5,000 - ∞
    Location: Florida
    4,159
    3,317
    No they don't count towards the Master rating. I see you're pretty new to diving (if your profile is up to date). Send me a PM if you want the truth about that master rating, or do a search on SB about it.

    There just might be a better direction or path to put your time and money.
     

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