OPEN WATER DIVER COURSE
If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI® Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course. To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.
Course fee includes: Instruction, pool fees, boat fees, use of BCD, Regulator, Dive Computer and air tanks. Does not include PADI elearning Fee.
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What You'll Learn
The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:
If you've participated in a Discover Scuba Diving experience or resort course, the skills you learned may be credited towards a portion of the full PADI Open Water Diver course certification.
To enroll in the PADI Open Diver course or Junior Open Water Diver course, you must be:
The Fun Part
The fun part about this course is...well, just about all of it because learning to dive is incredible. You breathe underwater for the first time (something you'll never forget) and learn what you need to know to become a certified diver. During the course, you'll make at least five pool dives and four dives at local dive sites under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.
The Scuba Gear You Use
In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear including a dive computer, and standard accessories. The equipment you wear will be professionally fitted by a Divers Cove staff member to ensure your comfort throughout the course.
The Learning Materials You Need
PADI offers the learning material in an Elearning environment via the internet. To register for the PADI Open Water elearning course click here.
PADI's Open Water Diver materials cover what you need to know about basic scuba diving skills, terminology, and safety procedures. For each concept, you'll read a description and watch a video demonstration. Then you'll jump in the pool (or pool-like environment) to practice these skills with your instructor.
For more information about this or other PADI courses call or stop by the shop to have a chat with one of the Divers Cove Team members.