Why PADI Mermaid

Why PADI Mermaid

Why PADI Mermaid

PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) is the largest recreational diver training, certification and membership organisation in the world. Professional PADI Members including PADI Mermaid Centers and Resorts have issued over 29 million diver certifications in total, making underwater exploration and adventure accessible to the public while maintaining the highest industry standards for mermaid training, safety and customer service. There are more than 129,000 Professional Members and over 6600 PADI Dive Centres and Resort by far the largest diver training organisation in the world.


Taking a PADI training course, provides you with the most respected and sought-after dive educators in the world, backed by an organization committed to diver safety and quality training. Mermaids, divers and non-divers alike seek out the PADI name more than any other – this means that, as a PADI Mermaid, you’ll enjoy immediate recognition by associating yourself with the power of the PADI brand.


Since 1966, PADI has focused on expanding the dive and mermaid community and engaging the professional mermaid and diver community by delivering on supporting its mermaid and divers by:

  • Best-In-Class Training Materials
  • Premium Brand Recognition
  • Superior Customer Support
  • Exclusive Brand Partnerships
  • Environmental Activism

Best-In-Class Training Materials

PADI has the most instructionally solid system in diving which helps build mermaid and divers personal confidence and skill competency. Most of the PADI materials are in multiple languages, with English, Chinese, Korean and Bahasa Melayu available in the PADI Mermaid products. The materials are available online and offline as eLearning which is hosted on the most up-to-date eLearning software worldwide

Premium Brand Recognition

It’s true that 8 out of 10 divers globally choose PADI, and mermaids also choose to become PADI mermaids. PADI issue more than one million PADI certifications annually. Many PADI Ambassadivers go above and beyond to help inspire and encourage us all to be best in and out for the world in which you can help by becoming Ocean Torchbearers.

Superior Customer Support

There are dedicated customer relations teams that stand ready to support you if there are any issues. As members of PADI we are here to help you, and above us there are regional offices around the world with teams of full time PADI staff to help you. We have a dedicated Territory Director, Regional Manager, Regional Training Consultants and Customer Relations Representatives to help you make the most of your mermaid career.

Exclusive Brand Partnerships

PADI have strategic partnerships that reach new audiences to increase diver acquisition and keep everyone entertained. The online presence has more than 5 million+ engaged diver community with more than 2.7million followers on FaceBook and over 1.2million Instagram followers. We also have partnerships with GoPro, Patagonia, National Geographic.

Environmental Activism

Working alongside Members worldwide to activate the world’s largest diver community to save the ocean, PADI is taking action over the next 10 years to:

  • Reduce marine debris by 50% in targeted countries
  • Protect 20 vulnerable and endangered shark and ray species
  • Restore 5% of the world’s most iconic coral reefs
  • Reduce and offset the carbon footprint of the diving industry
  • Protect 30% of the ocean by 2030