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.
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.
The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:
Knowledge Development ( online, independent study or in a classroom)
to understand basic principles of scuba diving
Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore
You'll be asked to commit to 5 Evening Pool Sessions and 1 Weekend of Open Water Dives.
Your study will be largely self-study, which you may complete at home or in our classroom with additional Instructor-led theory revision session.
During your course, we will include all essential dive gear to make sure you can develop your skills to the highest possible level and ensure safety throughout. You will be required to collect your essential items of equipment prior to the open water training dives from DiveLife.
These rental items are included FREE of charge as you are on a course with us and include:
Nb. Hood, Gloves, Boots are included if available in your size, we highly recommend getting your own for hygiene reasons.
Enroll in Open Water Diver by booking your course below (Press BOOK) and you can start learning right away. PADI Open Water Diver Online gives you the background information you need to dive safely and allows you to study at your own pace through an interactive computer-based program.
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Drop in at DiveLife in Whitefield to enroll in the course, get your materials and start reading the book and watching the video. Your PADI Instructor will schedule time with you to check your progress and make sure you understand important scuba diving information.