Certified in 10 Easy Stepshttp://www.scubadiving.com/training/instruction/divestore.shtml
How to find a dive retail store that will best meet your individual needs.
Learn to Divehttp://www.scubadiving.com/talk
The most active message board in the scuba diving community is also staffed with some of the friendliest and most helpful members of the diving community.
Training Agencies: Who's the Best?http://diverlink.com/newdiver/whichagency.htm
Discusses all American and most international certification agencies and provides evaluation criteria.
Find the Best Instructor for Youhttp://www.scubadiving.com/training/instruction/bestinstruct.shtml
Two more sets of considerations and questions to ask before choosing an instructor.