eLearning and pool Referrals expire 12 months from the date of the last training segment. Yes, this means that you would have to take the program over in its entirety. And yes, that means paying for it all again. Plan accordingly if possible. During covid PADI made some exceptions to this rule. Unfortunately, those exceptions have all expired at this point. An Exception today may be: Adventures in Diving program and Specialty Diver courses have no time limit.