If scuba diving is like taking a scenic stroll around a park, a Diver Propulsion Vehicle (DPV) is like exploring a neighborhood on an (electric) bicycle.
DPVs, also called underwater scooters, allow you to see more, conserve air and get from one place to another faster - with a huge smile on your face. Enquiry Now
Take This Course If You Want to
See more in less time
Minimize long swims
Learn about different types of DPVs
Try something incredibly fun
Learn How to
Handle a DPV
Manage your depth
DPV Diving: See More, Swim Less, Smile Big
Scuba diving with a DPV is some of the most fun you can have underwater. During the PADI® Diver Propulsion Vehicle course, you’ll be surprised how much you can see on one tank of air. Your instructor will show you different maneuvers and answer any questions you have.
Start your DPV course online and progress at your own pace, online or offline, using a computer or mobile device.
Learn about different types of underwater scooters, their care and maintenance and how to use a DPV when diving with a buddy. If you’re thinking about buying a DPV, this course is a great place to start.
eLearning time commitment : 2-4 hours
AT THE DIVE SHOP
With Your Instructor
During two exhilarating dives, you’ll practice DPV maneuvers and tandem riding. Learn how to avoid problems like ascending/descending too fast, motor entanglements, losing track of your buddy and running out of battery power.
Prerequisites : PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver (or qualifying entry-level-certification)