If you are already comfortable in water and have a few days to spare, then our PADI Open Water Diver course is just for you. This is a comprehensive course designed to give you the knowledge and skills to dive safely all over the world.
The course is divided into theory and practical sessions. These 2 main components are outlined below.
The theory is based on the PADI Open Water Manual and DVD. There are 5 chapters that need to be completed and reviewed. There is also a multiple choice quick quiz that corresponds to each chapter and 1 multiple choice final exam.
All certified must be able to swim. There are 2 swimming criteria to reach for the PADI Open Water certification these are: swim 200m without stopping and tread water for 10 minutes.
5 Confined water sessions – 1 day in the swimming pool to learn and perfect the skills that you will use whenever you dive.
4 Open Water training dives – split into 2 dives over 2 days, these dives give you the chance to apply your skills in an open water environment and to explore and enjoy the reefs just like the diver you are!
As a certified PADI Open Water Diver you are now certified to dive to a maximum of 18m with your certified diver buddy!