Frequently Asked Questions
Whats included in the PADI open water diver program
If you have wondered what lies under the surface of the sea, or crave for new adventures then let us introduce you to the world of SCUBA diving. Diving is truly an amazing experience, with so much to see and do, and the PADI ‘Open Water Diver’ course is the first step into this wondrous world.
Around the coast of Britain, particularly in the Southwest, lying just under the surface of the sea are shipwrecks and beautiful reefs. When you have qualified why not join us on one of our trips to many destinations around the world and experience some truley amazing sites.
Within this course we are going to introduce you to the skills and provide you with the knowledge necessary to become a diver. Starting in the swimming pool and then progressing into the open water, you’ll end this course as a competent diver ready to carry on with your adventure.
For the pool training we use the Leisure Centre at Winfred Holtby with the training sessions held between 7.00 to 9.00 pm on a Thursday evening
If you’re unsure about committing to this course, why not try our Try Dive experience.
- The maximum number of students on each course is 4 (larger groups can be accommodated - please ask)
- Each course is led by an Instructor, with an additional safety diver and surface support
- You will need to undertake the independent study of the Open Water Diver manual, bringing the completed knowledge reviews with you.
- There are a minimum of 5 pool sessions, one session per evening, and 4 open water training dives, conducted over two days.
Before Starting The Course
- You must be aged 10 years or older
- Please read and understand the medical questionnaire.
The PADI Open Water Diver course equips you with the knowledge, skills and supervision to become an entry level diver. At the end of the course you will have an understanding of dive equipment, procedures and techniques to safely dive independently with a buddy, in conditions similar to or
better than those you were taught in.