With the growing trend of consumers moving towards mobile devices and interactive displays, it was only natural for PADI to continue to lead the way in technological advancements within the dive industry. The PADI Open Water Diver Touch Digital Certification Paks are now available in Arabic, Dutch, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Polish, Korean and English.
These Certification Paks bring the traditional Crewpak to a fully integrated digital-delivery system and a welcome addition to the ever expanding PADI Digital Product Suite. To download the full PADI Digital Product Suite brochure click here.
Open Water Certification Pak – Offline (Touch) includes: – Open Water Diver Touch – Open Water Diver eManual – Open Water Video clips – eRDPml Touch/Digital RDP Tables – eTraining Dive Log – Certifying Credit (PIC)
PADI Members can purchase it via PADI Sales Consultants or the PADI eShop. Students can purchase it through padi.com.
For more information about how to buy and sell PADI Touch products click here
Do I need an internet connection?
This is only necessary for the initial download to the PADI Library App, to submit Knowledge Reviews, Quizzes, Final Exam and to Log Training Dives on ScubaEarth.
For more information and/or to order copies of the Open Water Diver Certification Pak – Offline, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, call your PADI Sales Consultant (+44 (0) 117 300 7234) or visit the PADI eShop.
PADI Open Water Diver Touch is part of PADI’s revolutionary collection of digital products designed to enhance and modernise the way divers learn today. Here are 5 reasons why you, as a PADI Professional, will benefit from this new teaching tool:
#1 – It’s the modern way for divers tolearn. With a sleek, interactive interface designed especially for the mobile platform (PADI Open Water Diver Touch is available for Android and iOS devices), students will enjoy a style of learning that’s in tune with the rest of their digital life and in line with their modern learning expectations.
The Benefit to PADI Pros:Meeting expectations = satisfied customers who will enjoy the learning experience and therefore be more likely to re-visit and recommend your dive operation to others.
#2 – Digital delivery eases stock control and shipping. Because there’s no physical product to stock or ship to customers, you don’t need to worry about stock levels or shipping times and costs. Instead, you can order 24/7 365 days a year from the PADI e-Shop and the product will appear almost instantly into your PADI Online Processing Center account, ready for you to register to your next student – anytime, anywhere.
The Benefit to PADI Pros:A quicker, cheaper way to provide PADI Open Water Diver course materials will save your business money = more profit in the long term.
#3 – Logging training dives just got easier. Your Open Water Diver students will be able to log their training dives on ScubaEarth (via the website or using the free PADI App). From there, the instructor will be able to review and verify the information is correct. This digital approach to logging dives eliminates the need for bulky books and, with mobile devices often at students’ fingertips, is way for them to reflect and capture their diving memories straight after the event.
The Benefit to PADI Pros:Making it easier for students to log their dives = more accurate dive logging and happier customers who’ll want to come back and dive with you again.
#4 – Interactive format will enrich the learning and teaching experience. The PADI Open Water Diver Touch takes the existing high-quality course material and mixes it together with a range of videos, interactive quizzes and an intuitive navigation style that’s designed for mobile devices. This immersive format will help turn potentially tricky topics into fun and engaging sessions.
The Benefit to PADI Pros:Enjoyment and understanding of the dive theory will lead to rewarding sessions for both students and their instructions = positive experiences, which students will remember when booking their next course with you.
#5 – It supports the values of Project AWARE. In the age of eco-awareness, divers are encouraged to help protect the underwater environment by all means possible. By teaching with PADI Open Water Diver Touch instead of paper materials (where available), you’ll be using less paper, helping to combat marine debris and deforestation issues.
The Benefit to You: Helping your customers contribute positively towards conservation issues that are close to divers’ hearts = a feel-good factor that will encourage divers to choose your business.
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To purchase or learn more about PADI Open Water Diver Touch, contact your PADI Sales Consultant at email@example.com 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.
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