The PADI Scuba Diver Course is a subset of the PADI Open Water Diver Course.This might be right for you ̶ particularly if you expect to go scuba diving primarily with a dive guide. This course is an intermediate step for earning an Open Water Diver Certification.
PADI Scuba Divers are qualified to:
Dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional to a maximum depth of 12 metres/40 feet.
Obtain air fills, rent or purchase scuba equipment and participate in dive activities as long as properly supervised.
Continue dive training by completing the PADI Open Water Diver certification and taking certain specialty diver courses.
On This course you will undertake:
Knowledge Development to understand basic principles of scuba diving – this is just the first three of five sections of the Open Water Diver course.
Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills – just the first three of five dives of the Open Water Diver course.
Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore – just two of four dives of the Open Water Diver course.
The minimum age to start this course is 10 years old.
You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health.
You do not need to have prior experience, but if you would like some then try a Discover Scuba Diving experience first.
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
Open Water Dives to use your skills and plan an actual dive.
PADI Scuba Diver.
Bespoke Scuba Diving Options
Option 1 - £310 *1 *2
Pool instruction for confined sessions - up to 5 Hours ##
Group instruction - Maximum class size 4 people
Open Water instruction over a weekend - One Day - Two Dives
Or if you would like to just complete your theory with us, and qualify on holiday, you may like to consider the PADI Open Water Referral option.