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There are a handful of trusted scuba diving organizations that plan and sanction scuba diving instructions. Most well known are the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI), the National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI), the British Sub Aqua Club (BSAC) and Scuba Schools International (SSI). The YMCA also has a long-standing and well-regarded scuba certification program. A valid certification card from any of these scuba diving organizations will be accepted worldwide.