Open Water Diver/Junior Open Water Diver (or qualifying certification)
12 years or older
The maximum depth depends on your age, but maximum depth is up to 30 metres/100 feet
Five adventure dives- three of which are compulsory dives while the other two descents can be based on your personal interests and preferences. You'll hone your skills by completing the five adventure dives that introduce you to:
After posting your payment, wait for the email from PADI containing the redeem code which you can use to get started immediately. Please check your inbox as the email will be sent within 24 hours. Simply follow the link and create an account on the PADI website and log-in to acquire the Advanced Open Water Manual or Advanced Open Water Touch app which contains sections of reading materials, videos, and interactive presentations. After going through all the online review materials, if you’re ready for the next phase of the course.
Upon finishing the e-Learning lessons, you can proceed to the thrilling highlight of the course, the adventure dives! Just get in touch with us to schedule the date and time of your dives according to your personal preference.
You must read the first 2 chapters of the e-Learning course before starting the dive sessions.
It usually takes 2 or 3 days to finish the course but it also depends on your performance - we want to be sure that you're confident enough when underwater.
The diving sessions don't have to be 3 consecutive days; you can take the succeeding session/s on a later date as long as it is within 6 months of the first one. Just let us know and we would be happy to arrange the sessions at a time that is convenient for you.
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