Dive Theory online!


Learning Dive Theory has never been more convenient!

What does Dive Theory Online cover?

  •  Physics
  • The Recreational Dive Planner
  • Physiology
  • Diving Environments
  • Equipment
  • Dive Skills

Who is it for?

  • For Divemaster, AI, and OWSI Candidates - an exam study tool
  • For anyone interested in advancing their knowledge

What is Dive Theory Online?

Dive Theory Online gives a comprehensive overview of dive physics, dive physiology, dive skills, environmental considerations, dive equipment specifics and decompression theory & the RDP. Each section consists of multi-media instructional sections followed by study questions.  End-of-section assessments verify eLearner mastery of each section.

What isn't Dive Theory Online?

Dive Theory Online is not a substitute for any required materials. All PADI Divemaster candidates are still required to own a personal copy of the DM manual, DM slates, Instructor Manual, Diving Knowledge Workbook, and Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving. Dive Theory online is supplemental study material.

Dive Theory Online is not a prerequisite for professional-level PADI courses. It is optional study material.

Dive Theory Online is not a substitute for Divemaster exams, or any other candidate exam.

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