Open Water Course
The world famous PADI course. Get your licence to dive the world!!!
The course involves Five pool & theory sessions, and four openwater dives.
Minimum age: 10
Duration: 5 evening sessions & 2 days of open water diving.
Includes learning materials, equipment hire, pool sessions, tuition, certification card.
– Entrance to inland dive site for open water dives is additional fee.
What is it? Your licence to dive the world
Who can take part? Pretty much anyone who is 10 or over and is fit to dive (dive medical may be required in some circumstances before diving can commence)
What does the course involve?
The course consists of independent student study and academic sessions which include videos, instructor presentations and quizzes. You will be required to complete independent study prior to each academic session. These sessions will give you the fundamentals and essential knowledge needed for safe and enjoyable diving.
Five confined water dives – During these sessions you will apply dive principles, learn and practice dive procedures and skills. These sessions will be conducted at a heated pool on site at various locations but normally at Kings College school pool, Taunton.
Four open water dives – Depending on your choice, you can complete a drysuit orientation in the pool prior to the open water dives – (optional drysuit bolt on course for additional fee). The Open Water Dives are conducted over a weekend, at either an inland dive site or down on the coast (coastal option is weather dependant)
Whats included? All materials, tuition, certification and equipment hire (additional fee for entrance to Open water dive site payable locally)
How do I book a course?
Click on the order button. As soon as your order is processed we will send out your materials and a course voucher. As soon as you receive the materials you can start working your way through the book and contact us to arrange your first classroom/pool session.
How do I know if Im going to like it?
Why not have a go at a Scuba Experience session – click on the DSD button for more info. (if you go onto course we even deduct the fee from your open water course)
Why choose PADI?
PADI is the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, the worlds largest diver training organisation. PADI establishes training programs, materials and standards, monitors their quality and certifies instructors. The professionalism of PADI Instructors, Dive Centres and Resorts has made PADI the worlds most respected and sought after dive credentials. You can be confident that your certification will be recognised worldwide and that PADIs reputation stands behind it.