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OPEN WATER DIVER The way the world learns to dive.

The PADI Open Water Diver course with DIVEWORLD

If you've always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, discover new adventures or simply see the wondrous world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world's most popular scuba course and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle. This is your gateway to amazing adventure.


What You Learn

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

  • Knowledge Development (online, home study or in a classroom ) to understand basic principles of scuba diving,
  • Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills,
  • Open Water Dives to review your skills and explore!

If you've participated in a Discover Scuba Diving experience , the skills you learned may be credited towards a portion of the full PADI Open Water Diver course certification.


The Fun Part

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. During the course, you'll make at least five pool dives and four dives at local dive sites under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.


The Scuba Gear You Use

In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear including a dive computer, and standard accessories. The equipment you wear will be chosen by a DIVEWORLD professional to ensure your comfort throughout the course. Why not add the PADI Dry Suit Specialty to the basic course to increase you comfort while training?

Why not add the PADI Dry Suit certification at the same time as PADI Open Water? Dive dry and warmer and gain valuable extra skills during your course adds just £120 to the cost of the basic course.


The Learning Materials You Need

PADI offers a variety of home-study materials for the Open Water Diver course - traditional manual and DVD package. Recently PADI has enhanced this program by offering the learning material in an E-learning environment via the internet and offline on a tablet, you choose which method suits your learning style. We run a complete course each month throughout the year.

Contact DIVEWORLD to personalise the best study option for you!

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 to practice these skills with your instructor.

 

Prerequisites

To enroll in the PADI Open Diver course or Junior Open Water Diver course, you must be:

  • 10 years or older (PADI eLearning requires a minimum age of 13 years due to international internet laws).
  Start Date End Date Max. Places   Price    
04 Jan 2020 12 Jan 2020 12 £ 399.00

Knowledge Development 1
Sat 04 Jan 2020
10:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Knowledge Development 2
Sat 04 Jan 2020
11:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Knowledge Development 3
Sat 04 Jan 2020
12:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Swim Tests
Sat 04 Jan 2020
14:30
30 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Confined Water 1
Sat 04 Jan 2020
15:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffeleisure Centre
Confined Water 2
Sat 04 Jan 2020
16:00
90 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Knowledge Development 4
Sun 05 Jan 2020
10:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Knowledge Development 5
Sun 05 Jan 2020
11:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Final Exam
Sun 05 Jan 2020
12:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Confined Water 3
Sun 05 Jan 2020
14:30
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Confined Water 4
Sun 05 Jan 2020
15:30
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Confined Water 5
Sun 05 Jan 2020
16:30
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Dry Suit Orientation
Mon 06 Jan 2020
19:30
02 hours 00 minutes
Ponds Forge
Open Water 1
Sat 11 Jan 2020
09:00
60 minutes
Capernwray
Open Water 2
Sat 11 Jan 2020
12:00
60 minutes
Capernwray
Open Water 3
Sat 11 Jan 2020
14:00
60 minutes
Capernwray
Open Water 4
Sun 12 Jan 2020
09:00
60 minutes
Capernwray
Dry Suit Dive
Sun 12 Jan 2020
13:00
60 minutes
Capernwray

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01 Feb 2020 09 Feb 2020 12 £ 399.00

Knowledge Development 1
Sat 01 Feb 2020
10:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Knowledge Development 2
Sat 01 Feb 2020
11:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Knowledge Development 3
Sat 01 Feb 2020
12:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Swim Tests
Sat 01 Feb 2020
14:30
30 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Confined Water 1
Sat 01 Feb 2020
15:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffeleisure Centre
Confined Water 2
Sat 01 Feb 2020
16:00
90 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Knowledge Development 4
Sun 02 Feb 2020
10:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Knowledge Development 5
Sun 02 Feb 2020
11:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Final Exam
Sun 02 Feb 2020
12:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Confined Water 3
Sun 02 Feb 2020
14:30
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Confined Water 4
Sun 02 Feb 2020
15:30
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Confined Water 5
Sun 02 Feb 2020
16:30
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Dry Suit Orientation
Mon 03 Feb 2020
19:30
02 hours 00 minutes
Ponds Forge
Open Water 1
Sat 08 Feb 2020
09:00
60 minutes
Capernwray
Open Water 2
Sat 08 Feb 2020
12:00
60 minutes
Capernwray
Open Water 3
Sat 08 Feb 2020
14:00
60 minutes
Capernwray
Open Water 4
Sun 09 Feb 2020
09:00
60 minutes
Capernwray
Dry Suit Dive
Sun 09 Feb 2020
13:00
60 minutes
Capernwray

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28 Feb 2020 08 Mar 2020 12 £ 399.00

Knowledge Development 1
Fri 28 Feb 2020
10:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Knowledge Development 2
Fri 28 Feb 2020
11:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Knowledge Development 3
Fri 28 Feb 2020
12:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Swim Tests
Fri 28 Feb 2020
14:30
30 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Confined Water 1
Fri 28 Feb 2020
15:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffeleisure Centre
Confined Water 2
Fri 28 Feb 2020
16:00
90 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Knowledge Development 4
Sat 29 Feb 2020
10:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Knowledge Development 5
Sat 29 Feb 2020
11:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Final Exam
Sat 29 Feb 2020
12:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Confined Water 3
Sat 29 Feb 2020
14:30
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Confined Water 4
Sat 29 Feb 2020
15:30
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Confined Water 5
Sat 29 Feb 2020
16:30
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Dry Suit Orientation
Sun 01 Mar 2020
19:30
02 hours 00 minutes
Ponds Forge
Open Water 1
Fri 06 Mar 2020
09:00
60 minutes
Capernwray
Open Water 2
Fri 06 Mar 2020
12:00
60 minutes
Capernwray
Open Water 3
Fri 06 Mar 2020
14:00
60 minutes
Capernwray
Open Water 4
Sat 07 Mar 2020
09:00
60 minutes
Capernwray
Dry Suit Dive
Sat 07 Mar 2020
13:00
60 minutes
Capernwray

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04 Apr 2020 12 Apr 2020 12 £ 399.00

Knowledge Development 1
Sat 04 Apr 2020
10:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Knowledge Development 2
Sat 04 Apr 2020
11:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Knowledge Development 3
Sat 04 Apr 2020
12:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Swim Tests
Sat 04 Apr 2020
14:30
30 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Confined Water 1
Sat 04 Apr 2020
15:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffeleisure Centre
Confined Water 2
Sat 04 Apr 2020
16:00
90 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Knowledge Development 4
Sun 05 Apr 2020
10:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Knowledge Development 5
Sun 05 Apr 2020
11:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Final Exam
Sun 05 Apr 2020
12:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Confined Water 3
Sun 05 Apr 2020
14:30
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Confined Water 4
Sun 05 Apr 2020
15:30
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Confined Water 5
Sun 05 Apr 2020
16:30
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Dry Suit Orientation
Mon 06 Apr 2020
19:30
02 hours 00 minutes
Ponds Forge
Open Water 1
Sat 11 Apr 2020
09:00
60 minutes
Capernwray
Open Water 2
Sat 11 Apr 2020
12:00
60 minutes
Capernwray
Open Water 3
Sat 11 Apr 2020
14:00
60 minutes
Capernwray
Open Water 4
Sun 12 Apr 2020
09:00
60 minutes
Capernwray
Dry Suit Dive
Sun 12 Apr 2020
13:00
60 minutes
Capernwray

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02 May 2020 10 May 2020 12 £ 399.00

Knowledge Development 1
Sat 02 May 2020
10:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Knowledge Development 2
Sat 02 May 2020
11:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Knowledge Development 3
Sat 02 May 2020
12:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Swim Tests
Sat 02 May 2020
14:30
30 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Confined Water 1
Sat 02 May 2020
15:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffeleisure Centre
Confined Water 2
Sat 02 May 2020
16:00
90 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Knowledge Development 4
Sun 03 May 2020
10:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Knowledge Development 5
Sun 03 May 2020
11:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Final Exam
Sun 03 May 2020
12:00
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Confined Water 3
Sun 03 May 2020
14:30
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Confined Water 4
Sun 03 May 2020
15:30
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Confined Water 5
Sun 03 May 2020
16:30
60 minutes
Thorncliffe Leisure Centre
Dry Suit Orientation
Mon 04 May 2020
19:30
02 hours 00 minutes
Ponds Forge
Open Water 1
Sat 09 May 2020
09:00
60 minutes
Capernwray
Open Water 2
Sat 09 May 2020
12:00
60 minutes
Capernwray
Open Water 3
Sat 09 May 2020
14:00
60 minutes
Capernwray
Open Water 4
Sun 10 May 2020
09:00
60 minutes
Capernwray
Dry Suit Dive
Sun 10 May 2020
13:00
60 minutes
Capernwray

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