PADI Open Water Course

If you’ve always wanted to explore the world beneath the waves, this scuba diving course is where it starts.

Get your scuba diving certification by doing the PADI Open Water Diver course – the most popular and widely recognised scuba course in the world. The course is organised over 3 days can be customised to your needs and availability, and individual courses are a possibility.

Requirements:

  • At least 10 years old
  • In good physical health
  • Adequate swimming skills (200m swim test)

Knowledge Development

The knowledge development is designed to give you adequate knowledge in understanding the theory of scuba diving in a safe and fun manner. This knowledge development is mostly done through self study by reading the book and watching the DVD. Thereafter, we will go through the knowledge reviews in the book for an even more complete understanding of the dive theory.

Equipment

In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you get introduced to the basic diving scuba gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device and a tank. The equipment you wear varies, depending upon whether you are diving in a tropical, temperate or a cold water environment, but the working stays the same and this course will teach how to use it.

Pool Training

When you’re fitted with your scuba equipment it is time to start your pool training. With your instructor you will put into practice the techniques you learned during the knowledge development sessions. You will do 5 training dives in the pool, and once you have mastered all the skills to satisfactory of your instructor you will be able to progress to open water.

Open Water Training

Get ready to experience everything you’ve learned in the pool but now in the ocean. In total you will do 4 open water training dives which include practicing your dive skills as well as exploring thee stunning underwater world. When you have finished your dives and passed your theory test your instructor you will certify you as a qualified diver. A PADI Open Water Diver certification is recognised worldwide and is valid for life so your diving experiences will be limitless from here on.