Open water diver

Open Water Diver course

Experience the world beneath

Your diving adventure begins with the PADI Open Water Dive Course.
Experience the world beneath the waves with the world’s most popular and widely recognised scuba course.

What you learn

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

  1. Knowledge Development to understand the basic principles of scuba diving
  2. Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
  3. Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!

Open water diver course pre schedule

E-learning5daysHome studying – There are 5 sessions,knowledge review and final test
Day19am – 3pmPool training – Be able to swim 200m without any equipment or stops;
Day27am – 2pm2 shore dives – Open Water Dive1 and 2
Day37am – 2pm2 boat dives – Open Water Dive3 and 4
OW course preschedule Open water diver
With us
Practice using scuba gear in a pool (or pool-like environment) until you’re comfortable. PADI training includes practice “mini dives” to help you build confidence in your new abilities before making four dives in open water.
Prerequisites: Able to swim; medically fit for diving
Total time commitment: 4-7 days
Minimum age: 10 years or older
Depth: expect shallow dives (12m/40ft), the maximum allowed depth is 18m/60ft
Prerequisites & Minimum Age
Course prerequisites: able to swim, medically fit for diving, comfortable in the water
During the Open Water Diver course, your instructor will ask you to:
Float or tread water without aids for 10 minutes
Swim 200 metres/yards with no aids or 300 metres/yards with mask, fins and snorkel
Minimum age: 10
Divers certified between the ages of 10-14 earn a Junior Diver certification
After this course
Experience new adventures with a PADI Instructor by your side. PADI continuing education courses like  Advanced Open Water Diver course
Improve your navigation and buoyancy skills while you try new activities like wreck diving, night diving, or digital imaging
Choose from more than 20 specialty diving options
An Advanced Open Water Diver certification also opens the door to dive sites deeper than 18m/60ft