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OPEN WATER COURSE TRAINING
OPEN WATER COURSE TRAINING
POOL TRAINING
POOL TRAINING
UNDERWATER SKILLS
UNDERWATER SKILLS
JUST CERTIFIED!
JUST CERTIFIED!

Learn To Dive

Updated: 14-Oct-2007


Becoming a diver is simple and fun!

 

The first step is to take a PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) Open Water Diver course; the most widely recognised and respected diving certification in the world.

 

Most operators offer a minimum 4 day course, comprising of 5 pool sessions, 5 theory sessions and 4 training dives. The training dives must be over a minimum 2 days.

 

The course itself teaches the fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and techniques. They usually include a few days completing pool dives, knowledge development sessions and finish with completing four open water dives in the ocean.

 

Most companies conduct their courses in purpose built diver training facilities. These facilities include air conditioned classrooms, a medical room and a purpose built pool with a deep section around the 4m mark to get the depth whilst training.

 

You can choose to take a budget course with 2 x day trips to complete your open water training dives, or a liveaboard option maximising your experience out at the reef.
Meals and accommodation are included onboard the liveaboard and this will give you the opportunity to take extra ‘fun’ dives after your completed certification.

 

As Open Water Divers you will be allowed to dive to 18 metres (60ft). Whenever possible the dive operators will try to take you to 18m during the course, however the majority of your training will be in 10m (33ft) or less.

 

On completion of the course you will be given a dive certification card enabling you to travel the world and visit some of the most beautiful dive sites imaginable!

 

Minimum age is 12 years with no maximum age.

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