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Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver (E-Learning, Pool & Open Water dives) *10 years old or older

Easy 3 Steps!!!  Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver (eLearning, Pool & Open Water dives) includes three main phases:

 

Step 1 ( Home Study )

What You Learn

Knowledge Development to understand basic principles of scuba diving.

Unlike many other dive schools, your Private Instructor will e-mail you a PADI code to begin study online in the PADI eLearning system (please see below). You can study whenever you want at your leisure. We also include your crewpack with the PADI Logbook & Dive Tables.

Your materials will cover what you need to know about basic scuba diving skills, terminology and safety procedures. For each concept you’ll read a description, take quizzes and watch a video demonstration.

Once you have completed the online PADI academic sessions you will be ready to jump in the pool (or pool-like environment) to practice these skills with your instructor. See the Step 2.

PADI eLearning* allows you to begin your dive education at your convenience and finish your training in the water with your Personal Instructor. With PADI eLearning, you complete most of the classroom portion at your own pace.  If you have a busy schedule or just prefer the convenience of having your materials in digital form, eLearning is a good choice for you.

Online or Offline which method is good for you?

Offline version works best on mobile and tablet devices. Internet is only needed to download materials at the beginning and upload progress upon completion. 

Step 2 ( Meet me at the pool! ) 

Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills. 

At this stage you will be delighted to know that you can breathe underwater.  At the private pool you and your Personal Instructor will practice the basic water skills needed to enjoy diving safely for the rest of your life. Of course, by the end of this phase you will surely be excited and want something even more exciting, Well, let's jump to Step 3.


Step 3 (Open Water Dives - let’s go to the Ocean!) 

Open Water Dives to review your skills and explore!
This is where you see and do the things you've only dreamed of. This is probably the greatest sensation you can legally share with others, You and your Private Instructor go over the skills that you developed in the pool during your open water dives. After the successful completion of the last open water dive, you are rewarded with your PADI world recognized scuba certification Card good for a lifetime of fun and enjoyment.

 

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Prerequisites

 

  • To enroll in the PADI Open Water Diver course or Junior Open Water Diver course, you must be 10 years old or older. 

  • You will need to be able to swim and be comfortable in the water. You will also need to be in reasonably good health. 

  • Mask, fins & snorkel SUITABLE FOR SCUBA will also be required. You can purchase these items by your own or add the Special Gear Kit option to your cart and we provide superior quality gears for you.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Private Option

Private (1-on-1), Semi-Private (2 students), Semi-Private (3 students), Semi-Private (4 students)

 

Course Option

Open Water DIver (E-Learning, Pool & Open Water)

*Prices include all materials and rentals, except mask/fins/snorkel for the Open Water Certification dives. We can assist you to buy the best gear or you can just add the Special Gear kit to your cart and we are going to take care of everything for you. Don’t worry, we send pictures of each superior quality equipment to your mobile, so you can choose colors and models.

Bubblemaker Program

Experience scuba diving under the direct supervision of a PADI Pro (your Personal Instructor). Take your first breaths underwater in water shallower than 2 meters/6 ft. For children who are at least 8 years old.

 

Description

Bubblemaker is as fun as it sounds – a chance for kids to blow bubbles by scuba diving. Children who are at least 8 years old can use scuba gear to breathe underwater and swim around in shallow water. Have a party or celebrate a birthday by throwing a memorable, exciting Bubblemaker event with friends and family at your own pool.

A child must be 8 years old or older. Kids must be comfortable in the water, but no prior experience is necessary. Parental approval is required.

 

Academic

Bubblemakers get a chance to:

• Experience scuba diving under the direct care and supervision of a PADI Pro (your Personal Instructor).

• Take their first breaths underwater in water shallower than 2 metres/6 feet.

• Learn about and use scuba diving equipment made for children – not adults.

• Have lots of fun.

 

Equipment

In the Bubblemaker program, participants get a basic introduction to how to use scuba gear, how to clear a regulator and mask, and an overview of breathing do’s and don’ts. Your PADI Instructor will advise you about anything else you need.

 

Getting Started

Click below to enroll a Bubblemaker program or to organize a Bubblemaker party. The Bubblemaker Crew-Pak contains mementos of the experience and is full of fun surprises, such as a kid-sized beach towel, logbook, certificate, temporary tattoo, decal and the adorable and popular Bubblemaker water toy. Adults love them, too.

PADI Seal Team

The PADI Seal Team is for young scuba divers who are looking for action-packed fun in a pool by completing exciting AquaMissions. Do cool stuff in the pool, and meet friends.

 

Description

Have you ever wondered what it's like to dive with flashlights, take digital pictures underwater or float effortlessly like an astronaut? Beyond learning basic scuba skills, there are specialty AquaMissions, such as wreck diving, navigation, buoyancy, environmental awareness and more. PADI Seal Team includes doing some cool stuff in the pool, meeting friends and sharing in the adventure of the underwater world. To join the PADI Seal Team, a child must be 8 years of age or older. No prior experience with scuba diving is necessary, but kids should be comfortable in the water. Parental approval is required.

 

Academic

The PADI Seal Team program teaches responsibility and respect for the aquatic realm. It’s broken into two parts.

Part one, AquaMissions 1 - 5, covers basic scuba diving skills, such as breathing underwater, clearing a mask of water, recovering a regulator and swimming around experiencing the sensation of being weightless. Each session takes about an hour. Complete these AquaMissions and become a recognized PADI Seal Team Member. Your experience may also count toward the PADI Junior Open Water Diver when you’re old enough to participate in the course.

 

Part two, 10 specialty AquaMissions, includes adventures like creature identification, search and recovery diving, and skin diving. Complete all of these and you’ll become a PADI Master Seal Team Member – joining an elite group of young scuba divers.

 

Equipment

In the PADI Seal Team program, you learn to use basic scuba gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device, dive gauges and a tank.

Your Personal PADI Instructor will advice about how to get ready for this adventure.

 

Getting Started

 

Click below* to enroll in the program and get started with a PADI Seal Team Crew-Pak. Your pak includes everything a PADI Seal Team Member needs to prepare for AquaMissions including a fun video, activity book with puzzles, and log book pages to track your adventures.

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