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PADI Courses Tenerife

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Finding PADI courses in Tenerife is very easy. Knowing where to get the most out of your course is not so easy. At MedanoDive we offer all PADI Scuba diving courses from Discover Scuba Diving to professional level.

  • Most importantly we believe in personal training, so we only run courses with a maximum of 3 students for one instructor. If it is one to one then even better.
  • We include comprehensive theory lessons in a relaxed environment.
  • Outstanding confined water training and we will choose the training location depending on the students, type of course and weather conditions.
  • We provide all equipment and course material and also allow extra days for continuing education or course reviews.

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PADI Courses Tenerife

  • Premiun course: For an extra 25€ you can get your own SEAC silicone diving mask + snorkel.

PADI Discover Scuba Diving

Have you always wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? If you want to try scuba diving, but aren’t quite ready to take the plunge into a certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is for you. PADI dive shops offer this program either in a pool, off a beach or from a dive boat. You can try scuba close to home or while you’re on vacation at a dive destination. While not a scuba certification course, Discover Scuba Diving is a quick and easy introduction to what it takes to explore the underwater world.

To sign up for a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience, you must be at least 10 years old. No prior experience with scuba diving is necessary, but you need to be in reasonable physical health.

PADI Scuba Diver

The PADI Scuba Diver course is a subset of the PADI Open Water Diver course. If you’re short on time but really want to become a diver, the PADI Scuba Diver rating might be right for you   ̶ particularly if you expect to go scuba diving primarily with a dive guide. This course is an intermediate step for earning an Open Water Diver certification, if that’s your ultimate goal.
PADI Scuba Divers are qualified to:

  • Dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional to a maximum depth of 12 metres/40 feet.
  • Obtain air fills, rent or purchase scuba equipment and participate in dive activities as long as properly supervised.
  • Continue diver training by completing the PADI Open Water Diver certification and taking certain specialty diver courses.

To enroll in a PADI Scuba Diver course (or Junior Scuba Diver course), you must be 10 years old or above. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required, but you can try it first through the Discover Scuba Diving program.

PADI Open Water Diver

If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.

To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.

PADI Adventure diver

The Padi adventure diver is a subset of the Padi Advanced open water course,  This course is great for divers with little time who wish to experience some adventure dives whilst at the same time getting credit towards their Advanced open water course.

With only 3 adventure dives needed for this certification that only leaves 2 more should you wish to progress onto the Padi Advanced open water.

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

Exploration, Excitement, Experiences

That’s what the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course is all about. You don’t have to be “advanced” to take it – it’s designed to advance your diving, so you can start right after earning your PADI Open Water Diver certification. The course helps build confidence and expand your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives. You try out different specialties while gaining experience under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. You log dives and develop capabilities as you find new ways to have fun scuba diving.

Get credit! Each Adventure Dive may credit toward the first dive of the corresponding PADI Specialty Diver Course. If you’ve already taken a specialty diver course, ask your instructor if you’ve earned credit for an Adventure Dive.

 PADI Rescue Diver

Scuba divers describe the PADI Rescue Diver course as the most challenging, yet most rewarding course they’ve ever taken. Why? Because you learn to prevent and manage problems in the water, and become more confident in your skills as a diver, knowing that you can help others if needed. During the course, you learn to become a better buddy by practicing problem solving skills until they become second nature. Plus, the course is j fun and still allows for lots of laughter in between the focused learning.

All courses with Medanodive include full equipment and all transportation

“Excellence in all things SCUBA”

Do you have experience in diving? Then check Tenerife PADI Divemaster Course.


Equipment specialist

As it says, You will learn the workings of the equipment you use and understand why and what may sometimes go wrong and how to fix it.

Deep diver

We dont always need to dive deep but sometimes their may be something just beyond the level of your training, Maybe a wreck for instance. In the Deep diver speciality you will learn how to safely dive to 40 metres and learn the correct procedures for safe ascents and how depth can affect your physiology.

Wreck Diver

Wreck diving, A great way to explore the underwater world. As a wreck diver you will learn how to safely penetrate wrecks and understand potential problems and much more.

Search and recovery

Lost something in the sea? As a search and recovery diver you will learn the different search patterns used, Learn the universal knots used in diving and safely use and raise a lift bag and object.


Night diving offers a look at a whole new underwater world, When the sun goes down the ocean can come alive with different species and a whole new diving experience unfolds.

Peak performance buoyancy

Great Buoyancy defines a diver, It can sometimes be a little difficult to learn straight away but with the PPB specialist you will practice the ways to master buoyancy and trim making you a more comfortable and confident diver in the water.

Underwater photography

Underwater photography is an amazing way to keep the great memories you gain with diving. On this course you learn how to use the camera to ensure you get the perfect pictures to keep those memories alive.

Enriched air – Nitrox

A classroom based speciality, Some places in the world only use  EANx whilst diving and this course will teach you how to check your oxygen content and explain some of the potential hazards associated with EANx diving ensuring when you go on holiday and you arrive at a place that uses EANx you are fully prepared and licenced to dive.

Diver propulsion vehicle

What better way to explore a reef than by gliding through the water holding onto a DPV.  One of the most fun specialitys on offer and a great introduction to a more relaxing way of diving.

Emergency provider O2

Emergency 02 provider allows you to in an emergency provide  oxygen to someone in need. This course explains some of the set-up, associated problems and ways to safely handle oxygen.

Emergency first responder

Emergency first responder as a pre requisite to becoming a Rescue diver but also is available to anybody of any level giving you the knowledge and confidence of being able to help someone either whilst diving or in the street. A great course for anybody and everybody.  You will learn basic life support and CPR through theory and practical scenarios.

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