About Our Open Water Diving Course
This specially designed entry-level scuba diving course takes you from total beginner to certified diver in four sessions.
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The PADI Open Water Diver Course is without doubt one of the most popular dive programme anywhere on earth! Once completed, you’ll receive certification meaning you can dive down to a maximum depth of 18 metres for the rest of your life. If this is as far as you want to take your training, then you never need to repass this course. Recognised throughout the world, the PADI Open Water Diver certification means you can dive around the globe knowing that your skills are acknowledged wherever you are.
We ensured that our Open Water Diving Course is suitable for new complete beginners to diving or indeed for others who have had a little experience of scuba. We ensure that you learn in a positive, nurturing way that puts your safety at the forefront of all we do. The programme is made up of five knowledge development sessions, five training dives in confined water then four open water dives. Dives one – five confined water is skill development. Open Water dives one – four is demonstration of mastery of confined water training.
The PADI Open Water Diver course is taken over four days.
DAY 1 – Your first day is dedicated to developing your diving knowledge. When our instructor is happy you understand the course manual and you have watched our supplied DVD, you’ll carry out confined water dives in shallow water where you will be learning a variety of diving skills. You will undertake three pool dives on this first day.
DAY 2 – Day two is all about fine tuning your diving knowledge as well as carrying out more confined water dives. You will undertake two pool dives on this day.
DAY 3 – On day three, you move to open water – two dives from the shore where you will put the skills you have learned in the confined water dives into practice.
DAY 4 – On day four, once you have carried out a two further dives, you will become a certified PADI Open Water diver. This certification will allow you to dive with a buddy to eighteen metres worldwide.