What is a PADI 5 Star Dive Center?
Some diving retailers are so committed to the ideals of scuba training and customer service, that they exceed the industry norm and set the standard for excellence in their market. These Dive Centers can qualify for PADI 5Star Dive Center status. The PADI 5 Star Dive Center emblem identifies those retailers. For a retailer to achieve this status, the Dive Center must be outstanding in the area of providing excellent customer service. The facility excels in the use of the PADI System of diver education by offering continuing education programs regularly. Their staff is qualified personnel who are specialists in the area of equipment sales and repair. The PADI 5 Star Dive Center promotes diving to the general public on a regular basis through PADI community involvement programs such as Project AWARE, Discover Scuba, Discover Scuba Diving, Medic First Aid, etc.