If you've always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, discover new adventures or simply see the wonderous world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world's most popular scuba course and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle. This is your gateway to amazing adventure. Add on the comfort of dry suit training and this is our deluxe package. We start a course on the first weekend of each month.
Your PADI Open Water Diver course consists of four phases:
If you've participated in a Discover Scuba Diving experience , the skills you learned may be credited towards a portion of the full PADI Open Water Diver course certification.
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 six pool dives and five dives at local dive sites under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. Included in the package are extra pool orientation and open water dives to complete the Dry Suit specialty qualification too.
In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use and get comfortable wearing basic scuba gear including a dive computer, and standard accessories, the deluxe course includes a dry suit too. The school equipment you wear will be fitted by a DIVEWORLD professional to ensure your comfort throughout the course.
PADI offers a variety of home-study materials for the Open Water Diver course - traditional manual and DVD package. Recently PADI has enhanced this program by offering the learning material in an E-learning environment via the internet and offline on a tablet, you choose which method suits your learning style. We run a complete course each month throughout the year.
Talk to us at DIVEWORLD to personalise the best study option for you!
PADI's Open Water Diver & Dry Suit materials cover what you need to know about 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 to practice these skills with your instructor.
The course is just £530, which includes all equipment, PADI ultimate learning pack and PADI certification fee. Travel, site entries and accommodation are extra, please ask us for a current cost of these.
To enroll in the PADI Open Diver course or Junior Open Water Diver course, you must be: