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PADI Dive courses at Buddies Dive Cove

Buddies offers all levels of PADI courses, from beginners all the way through to PADI Professional level and technical diving. At Buddies we are lucky enough to have our own Course Director, so for the big step to Professional level we are in a great position to help …

Discover Scuba Diving ​

A quick and easy introduction into what it takes to explore the underwater world. Although this is not a scuba certification course, you’ll learn some of the steps it takes to be a PADI certified diver.

€75 Euros

ReActivate

Haven’t been diving lately and want a quick scuba refresher? A Scuba Review/Refresh is the perfect way to update your dive skills and knowledge from the PADI Open Water Diver course before jumping back into the water.

€100 Euros

Scuba Diver

This 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.

eLearning: €100 Euros
Course: €275 Euros

Open Water Diver

Diver certification begins here. Start with PADI’s online eLearning
course. Move to the pool and practice your new skills. Then experience four open water ocean dives.

eLearning: €100 Euros
Course: €400 Euros

Open Water Diver Referral

Diver certification begins here. This course is based on completing your final qualifying dives with us in Malta following skills and theory training at another dive centre.

Course: €260 Euros

Advanced Open Water Diver

This course can be taken after completing the PADI Open Water Diver certification. It’s titled PADI Advanced Open Water Diver because it advances your diving knowledge & skills.

eLearning: €90 Euros
Course: €300 Euros

Rescue Diver

Learn to prevent and manage problems in the water, and become more confident in your skills as a diver. It’s challenging, yet very rewarding.

eLearning: €90 Euros
Course: €345 Euros

Emergency First Responder (EFR)

Discover simple to follow steps for emergency care. This course focuses on building confidence in lay rescuers and increasing their willingness to respond when faced with a medical emergency.

eLearning: €45 Euros
Course: €115 Euros

Specialty Courses at Buddies Dive Cove

Enriched Air Diver (Excl. diving)

The most popular PADI specialty course. Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression time, especially on repetitive scuba dives.

eLearning: €80 Euros
Course: €110 Euros

Enriched Air Diver (Inc. Diving)

The most popular PADI specialty course. Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression time, especially on repetitive scuba dives.

eLearning: €80 Euros
Course: €215 Euros*

*Includes 2 Open Water Dives

Deep Diver

Explore deeper dive sites with confidence at depths down to 40 metres/130 ft. Learn to manage your gas supply, go over buddy contact procedures, and buoyancy control.

eLearning: €65 Euros
Course: €225 Euros

Wreck Diver

Ships, airplanes and even cars are fascinating to explore and usually teem with aquatic life. Each wreck dive offers a chance for a new discovery.

eLearning: €65 Euros
Course: €225 Euros

Underwater Navigation

Fine-tune your underwater observation skills and learn to use your compass more accurately. This course may count towards college credit, ask your instructor.

eLearning: €65 Euros
Course: €215 Euros

Night Diver

The underwater world changes as day creatures retire & nocturnal organisms emerge. If you’ve wondered what happens underwater after the sun goes down, enroll in the PADI Night Diver Specialty course.

eLearning: €65 Euros
Course: €215 Euros

Search & Recovery

Retrieve lost items that have fallen overboard or over a dock. Learn effective swimming patterns and using a lift bag for heavy objects.

eLearning: €65 Euros
Course: €225 Euros

Digital Photography

The most popular diving specialties course. It’s easy and fun to capture images of your underwater scuba adventures.

eLearning: €65 Euros
Course: €215 Euros

Boat Diver

This course helps you expand your knowledge about boats from small inflatables to large liveaboards. You’ll gain experience scuba diving by completing two dives from a boat.

eLearning: €65 Euros
Course: €215 Euros

Tec Courses at Buddies Dive Cove

Discover Tec

Curious about technical (tec) diving, but not sure about jumping into a course? Discover Tec is a short confined water experience that allows you to give technical diving a try…

€100 Euros

Tech 40

The PADI Tec 40 course is where you transition from recreational scuba diving to technical diving. It’s a great place to start because it’s the first subdivision of the full PADI Tec Diver course…

€400 Euros

Tech 45

The PADI Tec 45 course is the second part of the full PADI Tec Deep Diver program. You’ll extend your depth limit to 45 metres and learn to plan and execute repetitive decompression dives using a single stage/decompression cylinder…

€400 Euros

Tech 50

The third part of the full PADI Tec Deep Diver program is Tec 50. As a Tec 50 diver, you show that you’ve developed competency as a tec diver and have the skills to dive to a maximum of 50 metres…

€400 Euros

Tec 40, 45, 50 combined

The full PADI Tec 40, 45, 50 combined Course is a combination of the PADI Tec 40, 45 and 50 Courses…

€1100 Euros

Tec Trimix 65

If you’re into technical diving then you know that to extend your depth range you need to use trimix – a blend of helium, oxygen and nitrogen. The Tec Trimix 65 course introduces you to using trimix down to a maximum depth of 65 metres.

€400 Euros