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OPEN WATER DIVER The world's most popular scuba diving course

The PADI Open Water Diver course with AQUANAUTICS DIVE

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.


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 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.


Prerequisites

To enroll in the PADI Open Diver course or Junior Open Water Diver course, you must be:

  • 12 years or older (PADI eLearning requires a minimum age of 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 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 chosen by a AQUANAUTICS DIVE Representative to ensure your comfort throughout the course.


The Learning Materials You Need

PADI offers a variety of home-study materials for the Open Water Diver course - book and DVD package or a multimedia DVD. Recently PADI has enhanced this program by offering the learning material in an Elearning environment via the internet.

Contact AQUANAUTICS DIVE to personalise the best study option for you!

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.

  Start Date Course End Date Places Available   Price    
23 Feb 2019 OWS 2/23/2019 23 Mar 2019 7 US$ 299.99

Open Water Diver

Orientation, Administrative paperwork, Gear Selection, Rental Gear
Sat 23 Feb 2019
12:00 PM
04 hours 00 minutes
Aquanautics Dive
Pool Session
Sun 24 Feb 2019
06:00 AM
04 hours 30 minutes
Pool 1 - Porter Valley Country Club
Pool Session
Sun 03 Mar 2019
06:00 AM
04 hours 30 minutes
Pool 1 - Porter Valley Country Club
Pool Session (if needed) or Beach TBD
Sun 10 Mar 2019
07:00 AM
05 hours 00 minutes
Pool - To Be Determined
Open Water Dive - Boat or Island
Sun 17 Mar 2019
06:00 AM
12 hours 00 minutes
Boat - To Be Determined
Opew Water Dive - Beach if not completed already
Sat 23 Mar 2019
07:00 AM
05 hours 00 minutes
Beach - To Be Determined
Instructor(s): Jason Bell, Christopher Garlington,

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16 Mar 2019 OWS 3/16/2019 13 Apr 2019 8 US$ 299.99

Open Water Diver

Orientation, Administrative paperwork, Gear Selection, Rental Gear
Sat 16 Mar 2019
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Aquanautics Dive
Pool Session
Sun 17 Mar 2019
06:00 AM
04 hours 30 minutes
Pool 1 - Porter Valley Country Club
Pool Session
Sun 24 Mar 2019
06:00 AM
04 hours 30 minutes
Pool 1 - Porter Valley Country Club
Pool Session (if needed) or Beach TBD
Sun 31 Mar 2019
07:00 AM
05 hours 00 minutes
Pool - To Be Determined
Open Water Dive - Boat or Island
Sun 07 Apr 2019
06:00 AM
12 hours 00 minutes
Boat - To Be Determined
Opew Water Dive - Beach if not completed already
Sat 13 Apr 2019
07:00 AM
05 hours 00 minutes
Beach - To Be Determined
Instructor(s): David Silverman,

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13 Apr 2019 OWS 4/13/2019 11 May 2019 8 US$ 299.99

Open Water Diver

Orientation, Administrative paperwork, Gear Selection, Rental Gear
Sat 13 Apr 2019
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Aquanautics Dive
Pool Session
Sun 14 Apr 2019
06:00 AM
04 hours 30 minutes
Pool 1 - Porter Valley Country Club
Pool Session
Sun 28 Apr 2019
06:00 AM
04 hours 30 minutes
Pool 1 - Porter Valley Country Club
Opew Water Dive - Beach if not completed already
Sat 04 May 2019
07:00 AM
05 hours 00 minutes
Beach - To Be Determined
Open Water Dive - Boat or Island
Sun 05 May 2019
07:00 AM
11 hours 00 minutes
Boat - To Be Determined
Instructor(s): Larry Berlin,

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11 May 2019 OWS 5/11/2019 08 Jun 2019 6 US$ 299.99

Open Water Diver

Orientation, Administrative paperwork, Gear Selection, Rental Gear
Sat 11 May 2019
12:00 PM
04 hours 30 minutes
Aquanautics Dive
Pool Session
Sat 18 May 2019
08:00 AM
-450 minutes
Pool 1 - Porter Valley Country Club
Pool Session
Sun 19 May 2019
06:00 AM
04 hours 30 minutes
Pool 1 - Porter Valley Country Club
Open Water Dive - Boat or Island
Sun 02 Jun 2019
06:00 AM
12 hours 00 minutes
Boat - To Be Determined
Opew Water Dive - Beach if not completed already
Sat 08 Jun 2019
07:00 AM
05 hours 00 minutes
Beach - To Be Determined
Instructor(s): Jason Bell,

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