How to Buy and Use PADI eLearning Gift Passes

3 Dec

What is an eLearning Gift Pass good for?

  • For PADI Dive Centers, an eLearning Gift Pass allows you to seamlessly include eLearning as part of your regular course price and ensures that the customer affiliates with your store.
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  • For independent instructors not affiliated with a store – this is the only way you can offer eLearning.

Do not buy gift passes from padi.com, start at the PADI Pro’s site.

Anyone can buy an eLearning Gift Pass; however, as a PADI Member, it’s important that you purchase through the PADI Pro’s site to ensure you get credit.

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How to buy and use eLearning Gift Pass – step by step

  1. Log on to the PADI Pros site
  2. From the main menu click Online Services – then choose PADI eLearning Gift Zone from the drop-down menu
  3. Accept the Terms and conditions and enter a PayPal account email if you wish to be credited via PayPal. This cannot be easily changed, so choose carefully.
  4. When the eLearning page opens, click Purchase an eLearning Gift Pass
  5. If you’ve never purchased a Gift Pass before, you’ll create an eLearning Gift Pass account. If you already have an account because you’ve purchased eLearning Gift Pass previously, skip to step 6. Here are some tips for setting up your eLearning Gift Pass account:
    a. 
    It may seem like you personally are signing up for eLearning but keep going.
    b. 
    When it asks for your name, use the store name if you’re a store (example: First Name “Scuba Steve’s” Last Name: “Dive Center”)
    c. Once you’ve created the account, click on the “Home” link to return to the page and click the Purchase button.elearningpass2
  6. Choose how many eLearning Gift Passes you want and the course type. The Gift Passes can not be changed after you buy them, so pick carefully! If you want to purchase multiple Gift Passes, click the link in the top right corner (highlighted in green in the screengrab above).
  7. Hit Total and pay with a credit card.**

** For now, the Gift Passes must be purchased through the website, we can’t sell you eLearning Gift Passes like we can PIC online.

Ready to email Gift Passes to your students?
From the PADI Pros’ Site, choose PADI eLearning Gift Zone, then click on the View your Purchased eLearning Gift Passes button (bottom). After signing in, it will take you to a page where you can view and send out the  Gift Passes to your students.

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