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We provide training and scuba diving certifications in the Azores.


Azores Sub Dive Center offers the two largest scuba diving training systems worldwide, PADI or SSI.

PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) has about 134,598 instructors, assistant instructors, and divemasters, who teach diving in its approximately 5,861 diving centers in over 180 countries and territories. They develop programs, standards of teaching, and instructional materials and certify instructors. The professionalism of the instructors and PADI Dive centers makes their certifications the most respected and sought the world.

For over 40 years, the SSI has provided training, scuba diving certification, and educational resources for divers, instructors, dive centers, and resorts worldwide. Founded in 1970, SSI has expanded to include over 30 service centers, represented in over 110 countries with over 2,400 international locations and printed materials in over 25 languages.

The SSI is clearly a name of trust in the diving world, and we attribute the success to our standards and focused methodology. Learn about all the courses that we provide. Dive into this adventure!