The PADI Touch products are a collection of industry-leading digital course materials designed to modernise and enrich the teaching and learning experiences of PADI Professionals and their students. The range includes:
PADI Open Water Diver Touch
PADI ReActivate Touch
PADI Equipment Specialist Touch
…plus additional courses due for release in the future
Available for iOS and Android devices, the benefits range from improved customers’ satisfaction, enriched learning experiences and environmental awareness. In short, it’s the new way the world learns to dive.
Make sure you’re ready to hit the ground running once choosing to Go Digital – download our handy cheat sheet below which features an at-a-glance walkthrough of how you are able to purchase the PADI Touch Products, process the codes and sell these digital materials on to your students.
To purchase or learn more about the PADI Touch range, contact your PADI Sales Consultant at email@example.com or +44 (0) 117 3007234 during business hours. You can also visit the PADI e-Shop via the PADI Pro’s Site to place orders 24/7, 365 days a year.
The launch of the PADI Equipment Specialist Touch has meant that many instructors are interested in teaching the PADI Equipment Specialist specialty course with this revolutionary tool.
How to become a PADI Equipment Specialist Specialty Instructor
To make a direct application to become a PADI Equipment Specialist Specialty Instructor, you must be a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, have issued 25 diving certifications and you must have proof of attendance at a manufacturer’s workshop.
However, if you complete your Specialty Instructor training with a PADI Course Director you not only benefit from their experience and advice in the conduct of the course, but you also won’t require 25 diving certifications or proof of attendance at a manufacturer’s workshop – making the process more approachable for those with less experience.
There’s good news for PADI Assistant Instructors too: If you complete training with a PADI Course Director, you can become a PADI Equipment Specialist Specialty Instructor too!
Why choose PADI Equipment Specialist Touch?
The PADI Equipment Specialist Touch is a fully interactive and comprehensive digital product that teaches students about scuba systems, cylinders, regulators, rebreathers, instruments and more. The immersive, interactive materials include 3D rotating images, videos and quizzes, giving students a realistic insight into how things work in a fun, easy-to-learn way.
By introducing the PADI Equipment Touch to your student divers and teaching them how and why scuba equipment works, they will understand of the importance of maintaining, servicing and replacing gear when needed. It also helps them make more informed decisions when purchasing new kit – and informed purchases lead to happy customers!
For more details on the application process or training requirements for PADI Equipment Specialist Specialty Instructor, contact the Training Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at +44 (0) 117 300 7234.
To find out more about or to purchase the PADI Equipment Specialist Touch product, contact your PADI Sales Consultant at email@example.com or by phone at +44 (0) 117 300 7234.
The PADI Equipment Specialist Touch is a fully interactive and comprehensive digital product that teaches students about scuba systems, cylinders, regulators, rebreathers, instruments and more. Here are 5 reasons why it benefits YOU as a PADI Professional:
#1 – It’s the modern way to teach the PADI Equipment Specialist course. As smartphones and tablets are becoming more and more popular, it’s important to keep up with the trends of a fast paced digital world. With the PADI Equipment Specialist Touch, your students will have access to a new and highly engaging method of learning that’s ready at their fingertips and will match their modern day expectations.
The benefit to PADI Pros? Meeting expectations = satisfied customers who will enjoy their experience and be more likely to recommend your business.
#2 – Interactive 3D diagrams will enrich learning. Some students can feel confused about how components really fit together and how they work as a system. The PADI Equipment Specialist Touch combats this issue by adding interactive 3D diagrams that can be rotated and expanded to give students a true 360 degree insight to their equipment. Not only does this assist their understanding, it can also turn a potentially tricky topic into a fun and engaging experience.
The benefit to PADI Pros? Better understanding = effective and enjoyable sessions that will ensure students will want to keep on learning – and diving – with you.
#3 – Communicates the importance of maintenance. After studying the PADI Equipment Specialist Touch, students will have a better understanding of how their equipment works and therefore, how and why it can fail. This will naturally lead to them wanting to take better care of diving equipment (whether that’s your rental gear or their own purchases) and having a greater appreciation for equipment servicing recommendations.
The benefit to PADI Pros? Customers who take care of their kit = less damage and cost to your rental gear and increased profit from servicing and replacement gear sales.
#4 – Empowers customers to make informed purchases. Customers who have the PADI Equipment Specialist Touch will be better informed about the range of equipment and features on offer to them, as well as what will suit their diving needs and how they should take care of their prized purchases afterwards. They might want to upgrade existing equipment or buy accessories to help them look after what they already own.
The benefit to PADI Pros? Informed customers who are happy with their purchases = satisfied customers who will recommend you, and more profit for your business from increased equipment sales.
#5 – It can be used again and again. The PADI Equipment Specialist Touch doesn’t contain knowledge reviews or exams, so although it’s an ideal companion for the PADI Equipment Specialist course, it can be used for other purposes, too. Divers taking the next step in their professional development might find this a great tool to help expand their resources as well as using it as a teaching tool. New divers might be keen to soak up as much scuba knowledge as possible before taking another course. The portable, digital format means that it’s easy to keep the PADI Equipment Specialist Touch ready at their fingertips no matter when or where they might want to brush up on their knowledge.
The benefit to PADI Pros? A learning tool that divers can revisit whenever they need = knowledgeable customers who will be better prepared for trips and future courses.
“The Touch product is very easy to sell, we just show customers the product on our iPads. It’s bright, very easy to use with really cool expanding diagrams! We have our own PowerPoint presentation that we used to use, but the Touch covers everything in great detail and is easy to use, also makes for great reference material that they can dip into again at any time plus, frees our time up. It’s a great springboard for putting kit like regulator sets into customers’ hands.
-Kim Langridge, PADI Course Director & Owner, Island Divers
To purchase or learn more about PADI Equipment Specialist Touch, contact your PADI Sales Consultant at firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 (0) 117 3007234 during business hours, or visit the PADI e-Shop via the PADI Pro’s Site where you can place orders 24/7, 365 days a year.
The PADI Digital Product Suite is the new way the world learns to dive – a revolutionary set of digital products designed to bring rich, immersive learning to the fingertips of PADI divers and PADI Pros.
To help your business grow through promoting and using the PADI Digital Product Suite – both to new and existing customers – we’ve compiled a collection of free marketing tools which you can download for free from the PADI Pros’ Site by visiting Toolbox > Marketing.
The marketing toolboxes are available in six languages including English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Dutch. Each contains a range of materials such as flyers, posters and brochures to email headers, Facebook covers and even radio scripts!*.
Currently, there are individual toolboxes available for each of the following Digital Products:
PADI Open Water Diver Touch
PADI Equipment Specialist Touch
PADI eRDPML Touch
To find out more about the PADI Digital Products, talk to your local PADI Sales Consultant by email (email@example.com) or by phone (+44 (0)117 3007234).
*Toolbox content may vary according to language selected
We recently published a blog article on our consumer blog (www.padi.com/blog) which informed student divers about the benefits of the PADI Equipment Specialist Touch – click here to read the article.
The article contains information and images which you are able to use to create content for your own blog articles and newsletters to encourage your own student divers and customers to take the course with you.
We have included product features, benefits of why they might take the course, testimonials and images which you can adapt and use to promote your own PADI Equipment Specialist courses.
If you would like to purchase your own copy and/or you need to buy a copy for students who have signed up for an upcoming PADI Equipment Specialist course you are running, please contact your PADI Europe, Middle East and Africa Sales Consultant by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by telephone (+44 117 300 7234).
As existing scuba divers, your students will likely know that diving is an equipment-intensive activity. From accessories such as dive lights and underwater cameras, to essential gear like exposure suits, cylinders and regulators, there’s a lot of information for them to comprehend, especially at the start of their underwater adventures.
Unfortunately, many divers are reluctant to learn more about their equipment because they feel they’re not ‘mechanically inclined’. But here’s the good news to share with them: they don’t need a degree in engineering to understand how scuba equipment works; the Equipment Specialist Touch will help them to understand how (and why) certain pieces of scuba equipment work, as well as what components can fail and thus the need for regular servicing.
The PADI Equipment Specialist Touch is a fully interactive and comprehensive digital product for iOS and Android tablet devices. The product covers the following topics:
Owning your own gear
Enriched Air Equipment Considerations
This valuable tool provides a beautifully immersive look into scuba equipment through short video clips and 3D rotating images to enable students to obtain a clear visual representation as to how things work and how components fit – and work – together.
Whether students plan to invest in their own gear, or just want to learn a bit more about it in general, the PADI Equipment Specialist Touch will teach them the benefits of owning their own equipment, how to choose it and apply it best across various scenarios, and considerations on care after they’ve invested. What’s more, this fantastic tool is perfect for first-time learners through to experienced divers who want to refresh their equipment knowledge at a later date before taking additional PADI courses.
To find out more and/or to get your own copy contact your PADI Europe, Middle East and Africa Sales Consultant by email (email@example.com) or by telephone (+44 117 300 7234)