How To Access Your RAID Online Program

How To Access Your RAID Online Program

  • Rocio Dios Rial

How To Access Your RAID Online Program

RAID is the world's fastest growing diver training agency. With the intention of being environmentally friendly, all the theory available in any RAID diving course is  provided online. This agency training system incorporates over 50 online courses covering every level, from snorkeling to high-tech rebreather diving.

RAID online courses allow you to progress through the academics at your own pace, anytime, anywhere.

Start With Creating Your RAID Account:

To start, you'll have to create an account in two simple steps:


Once the account has been created you will have to choose your preferences such as; Country, Program and Dive Centre. (if you use our link above, you will be automatically allocated to Dive Life Manchester, you are free to change of course)

  • Step 1: Go to drop down box and choose your Country (Example: United Kingdom)
  • Step 2: You can either buy your own program directly online, and once you've completed it ask for the practical training, or you can buy it as a bundle from your Dive Centre, they would then allocate you the learning material and load it into your account.
  • Step 3: Choose your Dive Centre (Example: Dive Life Manchester)

Filling In Your Details on you RAID Account

Now that you are logged in and properly registered it's time to put a cool picture of yourself on your profile, RAID is pretty open minded about what is allowed, but hats and sunglasses/masks are not allowed.

The picture you upload will be used for your online certification card, but don’t worry you can change the picture as many times as you like and it will also change the photo on your cert card.

Further Details

At this point you'll be asked to agree with 2 liability release documents, please ensure you read them properly and then tick the box stating you agree.

Next on our list, the medical form. This medical form is required to be in date every time a new program is opened on your account. If you get ill between programs, or during a program your Instructor will ask you to resubmit this form. If the form is older than 6 months you will also need to resubmit it. If one or more of the questions is answered with a YES a quick trip to the doctor is in order, your Instructor will give you a paper copy of the form that your GP can fill in. Please hand this form to your Instructor as he/she will have to upload it to the RAID system to allow you to continue with the course.

If you have a condition that would permanently give you a YES on a Medical form you might need it signed by your specialist, in which case give a copy to the Dive Centre or Instructor, and keep an original in your files at home.

Navigating The System

After the dive centre opens the theory (or after you buy a stand alone course online) it will be yours for life, and every time our team updates the manual, yours will be automatically updated too. We want to make sure you have the latest materials and learning techniques in Scuba Diving.

On the right hand side of your RAID Portal there is a Mini Menu containing links such as; Profile, Online Store, Log Book... Your theory will be in My Current Courses.

Working Inside Your Course

Once you've got a course open, you can navigate to it. GO TO -> My Current Courses


Click on GOTO COURSE on the line of the course you are attending, which will open the Course Page.


Before you attend your pool session you must complete ALL Theory quizzes and final Exam. This will then open up the Confined/Pool and Open Water sections for you and your instructor to work through and sign off.

If you have any questions please contact me at Divelife on 0330 223 4140 or come see me in the shop.

Rocio Dios Rial


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