PADI Open Water - Your Way

Many people describe learning to dive as "Getting My PADI". Most divers will still be able to tell you the name of their Open Water Instructor many years into a life of diving. This course will truley open a new world to you. Join the millions of people who have learned to dive this way.

A PADI Open Water qualification is the worlds most popular and recognised scuba qualification.

The minimum age to start this course is 10 years old, and until the age of 14, this would be a junior rating (depth limits apply).

You do not need to have prior experience, but if you would like some then try a Discover Scuba Diving experience first.

 

You must be able to swim 200 metres, and tread water / float for 10 minutes. There is also a self decleration medical to complete

The course is structured into three sections:

       *we will help you make the right choice to suit you.

  • Confined Water Dives to learn and master core scuba skills

    *see package options below.

  • Open Water Dives to use your skills and plan an actual dive.

On succesful completion of this course you will be qualified to dive to 18m in conditions equal to or better than those in which you qualified. Junior divers will be depth limited.

Bespoke Scuba Diving Options

Option 1 - £419 *1 *2

  • Pool instruction for confined sessions - up to 7 Hours ##

  • Course materials

  • Group instruction - Maximum class size 4 people

  • Open Water instruction over a weekend - Two days - Four dives.

Option 2 - £514 *1 *2

  • Pool instruction for confined sessions - up to 7 Hours ##

  • Course materials

  • Group instruction - Maximum class size 4 people

  • Open Water instruction over a weekend - Two days - Four dives.

  • PADI Enriched Air Specialty, get PADI's most popular specialty as part of your Open Water Course. Complete your final dive on enriched air, whose major benefit is to allow you to stay at depths for a longer time - Air Supply permitting. Combining these courses provides you with better value than booking individually.

Option 3 - £539 *1 *2

  • Pool instruction for confined sessions - up to 7 Hours ##

  • Course materials

  • Group instruction - Maximum class size 4 people

  • Open Water instruction over a weekend - Two days - Four dives.

  • PADI Dry Suit Specialty, This option includes an additional pool orientation, your course in open water will be conducted in a dry suit (enabling year round UK diving), and after one further dive post qualification as an Open Water Diver, you will acheive the dry suit specialty rating. Combining these courses provides you with better value than booking individually.

 

There are many other PADI specialties that can be tied to Your open water qualifying weekend such as:

Any of these can be added to your training plan, and start you on your Journey to become a Master Scuba Diver

Want a truly bespoke experience? We can arrange your hotel accommodation for you, this is done at cost plus a £10 admin fee.

All divers today use dive computers and the Open Water course can be taught using these. In fact many dive centres believe these are compulsory items of equipment. These can be rented to you for the duration of your course, or alternatively, we are are happy to help and assist you with any advice that you need to buy your own.

Whats next?

PADI Advanced Open Water

Rescue Diver

PADI Master Scuba Diver

Keen? Loads of choices? Let us help guide you, we will provide you with multiple options with course bundles at discounted rates. How do you qualify for this? Ask us and book more than one course. 

## Up to seven hours are offered as pool time, to complete all in water confined skills to a mastery level. This is more time than would be required in most situations. Should more time be needed, a subsequent charge may apply.

*1 Want to take any of these courses on a guaranteed 1:1 basis, that's not an issue, this is available for a premium price of £489 for all pool dives and £859 for all pool and open water dives. Book a 1:1 session with us today.

*2 Additional costs apply for open water weekend, including Lake entry, Air fills , Exposure protection rental, Accommodation and travel. All students must have a depth gauge and timing device on open water dives. We can provide the timing devices or dive computers at additional cost.

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