Is CMAS better than PADI?

Is CMAS better than PADI?

But short answer to your question CMAS 1 star is not an equivalent to PADI Advanced. Its the equivelane to Open Water OR Scuba Diver depending on how its taught. You nee to check how many training dives are included (need 4 for it to be equivalent to O/W and need to dive to around 18m max).

What is CMAS certification?

CMAS one-star scuba diver (also known as CMAS * diver, or just CMAS *) is the entry-level diving certification for recreational scuba diving issued by the Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques (CMAS).

What does CMAS stand for diving?

Recreational Diving Qualifications These are CMAS (Confédération Mondiale des Activitiés Subaquatiques (World Confederation of Underwater Activities)) qualifications or their equivalent where a particular Recreational Agency/Organisation is not a CMAS member, and also qualifications that meet EN 14153 3/ISO 24801-33.

Does PADI recognize Nase?

The instructor is a NASE certified instructor that teaches other divers to be NASE certified instructors, and he is also a PADI master diver. He told me that there is no difference between the training and certification of PADI or NASE, but PADI is more well known due to market share.

What is the best scuba diving certification?

The 5 Best Scuba Diving Certification Programs of 2021

  • Best Overall: PADI.
  • Runner-Up, Best Overall: SSI.
  • Oldest Agency: NAUI.
  • Best British Contingent: BSAC.
  • Best for Future Tec Divers: SDI.

Is CMA a good career?

The US CMA salary in India is high, and not just in India, CMAs earn a very good salary across the globe. You can check the same by going through the Global Salary Survey Report by IMA. It specifically states that CMAs have a 57% higher median base salary and 55% higher median total compensation than non-CMAs.

Is PADI the best scuba certification?

Best Overall: PADI In the years since, the U.S.-based training organization has become the largest and most recognized scuba diving agency in the world. PADI also offers a full range of tec and professional courses leading all the way up to Course Director (the ability to train instructors).

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