Your PADI Open Water course is the first step into the wondrous and fascinating world that is scuba diving. Most people who have scuba dived don’t just like it, they love it!
Your PADI Open Water course won’t just be a course, it will be an experience, an adventure and will open up a whole new world to you.
The PADI Open Water course is the worlds most popular scuba diving course. PADI has certified over 20 million people which means you will be in safe hands to begin your new life adventure. Start your scuba certification online.
What is Involved
The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:
Knowledge Development which can be done online, at home or in a classroom. This will give you an understanding of basic principles and safety aspects of scuba diving
You will learn 24 new skills in Confined Water, usually in a swimming pool that will assist you before you enter the open water.
And 4 Open Water Dives to review your skills and explore the wonderful under sea world!
If you have previously tried scuba diving with a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience, the skills you learned may be credited towards a portion of the full PADI Open Water Diver course certification.
**Please note that you will need to know how to swim for 200 metres (any stroke) or swim with mask, fin and snorkel as well as float/tread water for 10 minutes. This is mandatory to pass the course**