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Open Water Diver

Choose the most popular Dive Course. With PADI Certificate.


Overview

The PADI Open Water Diver course is a complete, carefully structured entry level scuba diving course designed to take you from a non-diver with little or no prior experience to a certified diver. The certification is recognized worldwide and is valid for life, to a maximum depth of 18 meters.

The program consists of five knowledge development sessions, five confined water/pool training dives and four open water (sea) dives. During the course you will practice and master the skills that you will need to be a safe and competent diver, with your instructor devoting maximum time to teaching you fun and safe diving techniques. Almost anyone who is in good health with reasonable fitness and able to swim can learn to scuba dive.

To ensure that you get the most from this course you should complete the course manual prior to your arrival in resort as this will enable your instructor to streamline the course for you and enable you to maximize your enjoyment and diving opportunities while on holiday.

Included

  • Tuition
  • Full equipment
  • Lunch and soft drinks
  • Transport from and to the hotel 

Requirement

  • Minimum age: 10 years
  • Medical statement of fitness
  • Ability to swim

Course Program

Day One

Knowledge development 1 and 2, consisting of a video and your instructor ensuring your understanding of the manual. Confined water dives 1 and 2 in shallow water where you learn and practice fundamental diving skills.

Day Two

Knowledge development 3, 4 and 5, with further videos and your instructor fine tuning your understanding of the manual. Confined water dives 3, 4 and 5 in shallow water where you learn and practice more fundamental diving skills.

Day Three

Open water dives 1 and 2 from the shore or boat, where you demonstrate that you have mastered skills in confined water. Complete any outstanding knowledge development not completed in days 1 and 2.

Day Four

Open water dives 3 and 4 from the shore or boat, where you demonstrate mastery of the remaining skills and achieve certification as a PADI Open Water Diver.


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