Be the scuba diver everyone wants to follow because you know where you are and where you're going. The PADI Underwater Navigator course fine-tunes your observation skills and teaches you to more accurately use your compass underwater. If you like challenges with big rewards, take this course and have fun finding your way.
If you're a PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver who is at least 10 years old, you can enroll in the PADI Underwater Navigator Specialty course.
Take This Course If You Want to:
Improve your navigation skills
Find the boat without surfacing
Learn natural navigation clues
Learn How to:
Use a diving compass
Navigate making multiple turns
Estimate distance underwater
Learn How to Navigate Underwater
It’s easy to get disoriented underwater if you don’t know how to use a compass or natural navigation clues. Learn how to easily find your way back to boat or shore without returning to the surface and avoid long, exhausting swims.
INDEPENDENT STUDY - PADI eLearning®
PADI eLearning makes it easy to improve your underwater navigation skills. Start your course online whenever, wherever it’s convenient for you. Work at your own pace, online or offline, using a computer or mobile device. Connect with your instructor for inwater training, or whenever you have a question.
eLearning time commitment: 2-4 hours
AT THE DIVE SHOP - With Your Instructor
Practice using a compass on the surface, then apply your skills underwater during three dives. Learn how to estimate distance, follow natural clues and practice finding your way back to the boat or shore.
Prerequisites: PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver (or qualifying entry-level certification)
Total time commitment: 2-3 days
Minimum age: 10 years or older