PADI eLearning

padi-certified-course-malaysiaPADI’s eLearning is a great way to complete all of the theory, online, for your PADI course, before arriving in Tioman Island. This option will save you time, and means that you will be diving straight away! eLearning can be completed for any PADI certification course, however the most popular is for the Open Water Course, as this saves you a whole day of your holiday!

Please Note: The below information focuses on the eLearning for the Open Water Course, although it is possible for other PADI courses.

You can sign up for PADI eLearning HERE

Why choose TDC?

  • Based in Pulau Tioman since 1993, we are one of the longest standing dive centres on the island. With a great reputation, due to our exceptional levels of safety and high standards.
  • We are based on a stunning tropical island that offers a relaxing and friendly environment.
  • Our dive sites offer stunning wildlife and scenery, whilst at the same time being perfect for learner divers due to our sheltered and shallow waters.
  • We do not cut corners, and pride ourselves on delivering high quality instruction, to ensure that you, as a student diver, become a safe and competent diver.

What is involved?

  • You can complete all of the theory sessions online or offline with PADI’s “eLearning” or “Touch” programs.
  • The Open Water Course elearning will take you through 5 chapters of knowledge, with short quizzes throughout to help you in your understanding of the dive theory.
  • You will complete the Final Exam, which completes your theory sessions.
  • You will need to complete a quick review of the theory upon your arrival in Tioman.

How long does the online course take?

  • The eLearning can take 7 – 9 hours to complete in full, and you are able to stop and start as you like.
  • The eLearning completion form (the eRecord) is valid for 1 year, so make sure you book your practical course with us soon!

What is included?

  • Your complete theory sessions
  • Knowledge reviews, quizzes and the final exam
  • You will receive a unique code, which is how we identify you for your certification, upon successful completion of the practical course with TDC.

Can I complete the theory in a different language?

  • YES! You can complete the PADI eLearning in a selection of languages.
  • Completing the theory in your own language will help you to understand the theory thoroughly, however Please Note: that upon arrival at TDC, you will need to complete the “quick review” quiz in English as well as your dive briefings.
  • If you require an instructor in a language other than English, please contact us via email to check our availability.

Age Requirements

  • You must be minimum 10 yrs old to complete this program.

How do I sign up for PADI's eLearning?

Payment Options

  • Payments are to be made directly to PADI, when signing up for the eLearning course.
  • The cost for practical sessions are then paid directly to TDC in cash (MYR) when you are here on the island.
  • The cost of PADI’s eLearning is approximately AUD$189 however please check though the link here for exact pricing – eLearning Sign Up Page


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