If you always wanted to take diving lessons, experience a unique adventure and observe the underwater world under the waves, all these start here. Obtain your diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver –the most popular and recognized course. Millions of people have learnt to dive and discover the underwater world wonders thanks to this course.
You must be older than 10 years old in order to register for a PADI Scuba Diver course. You need appropriate swimming techniques and be fit. No previous diving experience is required.
The course PADI Scuba Diver is form of 3 main stages:
Knowledge development (online, self-studying or at the class) in order to understand the key principles of diving on your own.
Diving in confined water to learn the basic diving skills.
Diving in open water in order to put your skills into practice and explore.
You can obtain academic credits for the Open Water Diver course.
Don’t you have much time? The PADI Scuba Diver may be the suitable option for you.
You will learn how to use the basic equipment, including googles, snorkel, booties, regulator, buoyancy control device and scuba cylinder. The equipment varies depending if you are diving in tropical water, warm or cold.
Check with your local diving center about the equipment you will need on this course and get information from your PADI instructor.
Start by registering online for the Open Water Diver course – the eLaearning option of PADI- and you can start learning immediately. The online PADI Open Water Diver provides the basic information that you need to dive safely and allows you to study at your own pace through an interactive program. Start now!
There are other study materials to do at home and you can choose among the Open Water Diver TouchTM (a tablet device app) and the Open Water Diver user’s guide and the Open Water Diver video (book and DVD). Your PADI instructor will meet up with you in order to check up on your progress and make sure you understand the important self-diving information.