OPEN WATER DIVER COURSE
Take a Scuba Lesson with the PADI Open Water Diver Course Get your PADI scuba certification.
If you’ve always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, discover new adventures or simply see the wondrous 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. Start your scuba certification online.
What You Learn The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:
● Knowledge Development (online, home study or in a classroom ) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
● Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
● Open Water Dives to review your skills and explore! If you’ve tried diving through 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.
Prerequisites To enroll in the PADI Open Diver course or Junior Open Water Diver course, you must
● Be 10 years or older (PADI eLearning requires an extra registration step for students under 13 years due to international internet laws
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 first the pool dives and four dives at local dive sites under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.
Get College Credit You may be able to earn college credit for the PADI Open Water Diver course!
The Scuba Gear You Use In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear including all the gear, and standard accessories.
The equipment you wear varies somewhat, depending upon whether you’re diving in SUMMER OR WINTER, temperate or cold water (TERMOCLINES)
Check with SCUBA TOTAL about the gear you’ll use during this course. You can find most everything at the scuba diving shop in your area. Or once you get here