The PADI Open Water Diver course teaches you the basics of diving and how to stay safe through knowledge development and practical training. The course consists of three main phases:
• Knowledge Development (online, independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles and theory of scuba diving.
• Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills in a pool or shallow, confined water.
• Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore the underwater environment!
Who should take this course? If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course.