Recreational Courses: Open Water Diver
Get Certified! Take the PADI open water diver course today! 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.
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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.
Later, as a certified diver, use the course materials as a reference guide for future diving adventures and to review what you learned.
What you learn….. The PADI open water diver course consists of three main phases: Knowledge Development (online, home study or wherever you are) to understand the basic principles of scuba diving 5 confined water dives (most of the time fitted in to 1 or 2 sessions) to learn the basic scuba diving skills you will need throughout your course and future diving adventures ? And 4 open water dives at local dive sites, (under direct supervision of your PADI instructor at all times) to review your skills and explore all the new wonders the ocean has to offer.
Continue their dive training and complete PADI Open Water Diver certification and other courses such as the Project AWARE Specialty.