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STEP 1 - LEARN HOW TO SCUBA The World's Most Popular Scuba Diving Course

The PADI Open Water Diver course with DIVING ENTERPRISES

If you've always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, discover new adventures or simply see the wonderous world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world's most popular scuba course, and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle.

 


What You Learn

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

  • Knowledge Development (online or home study) to understand basic principles of scuba diving,
  • Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills,
  • Open Water Dives to review your skills and explore!

If you've participated in a Discover Scuba Diving experience or resort course, the skills you learned may be credited towards a portion of the full PADI Open Water Diver course certification.


Prerequisites

To enroll in the PADI Open Diver course or Junior Open Water Diver course, you must be at least 12 years old.


The Fun Part

The fun part about this course is...well, just about all of it because learning to dive is incredible. You breathe underwater for the first time (something you'll never forget) and learn what you need to know to become a certified diver. During the course, you'll make at least five pool dives and four dives at local dive sites under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.  You can do more than one pool dive and more than one Open Water dive each day.  Typically it only takes two weekends to finish the course.  They don'e even have to be consecutive.


The Scuba Gear You Use

In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear. Use of the dedicated Scuba equipment you need is included in your course fees.  What you wear will be chosen by one of our staff to ensure your comfort throughout the course.


The Learning Materials You Need

PADI offers a variety of home study materials for the Open Water Diver course.  Online eLearning, tablet-based learning, and traditional book learning.  Your choice and no extra charge! 

Contact DIVING ENTERPRISES to personalise the best study option for you!

PADI's Open Water Diver materials cover what you need to know about basic scuba diving skills, terminology and safety procedures. For each concept you'll read a description and watch a video demonstration. Then you'll jump in the pool (or pool-like environment) to practice these skills with your instructor.

Training Dives

Once done with the Knowledge Development and Pool Sessions you will complete your certification with four Open Water training dives.  Up to three dives can be done in one day so it can be completed in one weekend.  You can also split the training dives over different weekends.  For our students there is no additional instructional charge for these dives.  Just click HERE to see when dives are available.  If you don't see a good time for you, just check back as we add dives often.

Signing Up For Class

It's easy to sign up, you just need to make some decisions.

  • Pick your class dates from the list below and click on the shopping cart. 
  • Check your schedule for free time
    • Schedule:
      • 6PM to 9PM Friday at the store..
      • 9AM to 6PM Saturdy and Sunday at the pool.  
      • These are the maximum times for each day. 
  • Choose to register for just yourself or a group.
  • Follow the instructions to complete your registration.

Need More Information on how to register for yourself or others?  Click on this button How do I

Class price is $250.00

Place your $50.00 deposit to hold your space. 


Sometimes our system gets a mind of it's own.  If you do not see the option to pay only the deposit  ($50.00) please let us know so we can fix it for you.

Includes

  • PADI Course materials (online, tablet, or book, you pick)
  • Pool sessions & fees
  • Free use of rental SCUBA equipment (including wetsuit for pool sessions)
  • Certification dives (if done with us)
  • Plus a lot more

Place your $50.00 deposit to hold your space.

Want to see when you can do the Open Water Training Dives?   Just click HERE to see when dives are available.

  Start Date Course Course Type Location End Date Places Available   Price    
16 Dec 2018 POOL 12/16/2018 Diving Enterprises, Ltd Lancerlot 17 Dec 2018 5 US$ 50.00

Pool Sessions For Open Water Course

Student contract
Mon 10 Dec 2018
06:55
Medical OK
Mon 10 Dec 2018
06:55
Liability Release
Mon 10 Dec 2018
06:55
Safe Diving Statement
Mon 10 Dec 2018
06:55
Knowledge Development 1
Mon 10 Dec 2018
06:55
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Knowledge Development 2
Mon 10 Dec 2018
06:55
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Knowledge Development 3
Mon 10 Dec 2018
06:55
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Knowledge Development 4
Mon 10 Dec 2018
06:55
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Knowledge Development 5
Mon 10 Dec 2018
06:55
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Online eLearning Completion
Mon 10 Dec 2018
06:55
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Quick Review
Sat 29 Apr 2017
09:00
30 minutes
Lancerlot
Confined Water 1
Sat 29 Apr 2017
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
Confined Water 2
Sat 29 Apr 2017
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
Confined Water 3
Mon 04 Dec 2017
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
Confined Water 4
Mon 04 Dec 2017
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
Confined Water 5
Mon 04 Dec 2017
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
10 Minute Float/Tread
Mon 04 Dec 2017
09:00
10 minutes
Lancerlot
200 Yard Swim
Mon 04 Dec 2017
09:00
15 minutes
Lancerlot
Instructor(s): Dave Bowman Jr

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04 Jan 2019 POOL 01/04/2019 Diving Enterprises, Ltd Lancerlot 06 Jan 2019 3 US$ 50.00

Pool Sessions For Open Water Course

Student contract
Fri 04 Jan 2019
Medical OK
Fri 04 Jan 2019
Liability Release
Fri 04 Jan 2019
Safe Diving Statement
Fri 04 Jan 2019
Knowledge Development 1
Fri 04 Jan 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Knowledge Development 2
Fri 04 Jan 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Knowledge Development 3
Fri 04 Jan 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Knowledge Development 4
Fri 04 Jan 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Knowledge Development 5
Fri 04 Jan 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Online eLearning Completion
Fri 04 Jan 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Confined Water 1
Sat 05 Jan 2019
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
Confined Water 2
Sat 05 Jan 2019
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
Confined Water 3
Sat 05 Jan 2019
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
Quick Review
Sun 06 Jan 2019
09:00
30 minutes
Lancerlot
Confined Water 4
Sun 06 Jan 2019
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
Confined Water 5
Sun 06 Jan 2019
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
10 Minute Float/Tread
Sun 06 Jan 2019
09:00
10 minutes
Lancerlot
200 Yard Swim
Sun 06 Jan 2019
09:00
15 minutes
Lancerlot
Instructor(s): Dave Bowman JrJames Tuite

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08 Feb 2019 POOL 02/08/2019 Diving Enterprises, Ltd Lancerlot 10 Feb 2019 8 US$ 50.00

Pool Sessions For Open Water Course

Student contract
Fri 08 Feb 2019
Medical OK
Fri 08 Feb 2019
Liability Release
Fri 08 Feb 2019
Safe Diving Statement
Fri 08 Feb 2019
Knowledge Development 1
Fri 08 Feb 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Knowledge Development 2
Fri 08 Feb 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Knowledge Development 3
Fri 08 Feb 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Knowledge Development 4
Fri 08 Feb 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Knowledge Development 5
Fri 08 Feb 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Online eLearning Completion
Fri 08 Feb 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Confined Water 1
Sat 09 Feb 2019
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
Confined Water 2
Sat 09 Feb 2019
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
Confined Water 3
Sat 09 Feb 2019
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
Quick Review
Sun 10 Feb 2019
09:00
30 minutes
Lancerlot
Confined Water 4
Sun 10 Feb 2019
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
Confined Water 5
Sun 10 Feb 2019
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
10 Minute Float/Tread
Sun 10 Feb 2019
09:00
10 minutes
Lancerlot
200 Yard Swim
Sun 10 Feb 2019
09:00
15 minutes
Lancerlot
Instructor(s): Dave Bowman JrJames TuiteKen DunkerMary Dunker

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08 Mar 2019 POOL 03/08/2019 Diving Enterprises, Ltd Lancerlot 10 Mar 2019 8 US$ 50.00

Pool Sessions For Open Water Course

Student contract
Fri 08 Mar 2019
Medical OK
Fri 08 Mar 2019
Liability Release
Fri 08 Mar 2019
Safe Diving Statement
Fri 08 Mar 2019
Knowledge Development 1
Fri 08 Mar 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Knowledge Development 2
Fri 08 Mar 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Knowledge Development 3
Fri 08 Mar 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Knowledge Development 4
Fri 08 Mar 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Knowledge Development 5
Fri 08 Mar 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Online eLearning Completion
Fri 08 Mar 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Confined Water 1
Sat 09 Mar 2019
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
Confined Water 2
Sat 09 Mar 2019
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
Confined Water 3
Sat 09 Mar 2019
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
Quick Review
Sun 10 Mar 2019
09:00
30 minutes
Lancerlot
Confined Water 4
Sun 10 Mar 2019
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
Confined Water 5
Sun 10 Mar 2019
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
10 Minute Float/Tread
Sun 10 Mar 2019
09:00
10 minutes
Lancerlot
200 Yard Swim
Sun 10 Mar 2019
09:00
15 minutes
Lancerlot
Instructor(s): Dave Bowman JrJames TuiteKen DunkerMary Dunker

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05 Apr 2019 POOL 04/05/2019 Diving Enterprises, Ltd Lancerlot 07 Apr 2019 8 US$ 50.00

Pool Sessions For Open Water Course

Student contract
Fri 05 Apr 2019
Medical OK
Fri 05 Apr 2019
Liability Release
Fri 05 Apr 2019
Safe Diving Statement
Fri 05 Apr 2019
Knowledge Development 1
Fri 05 Apr 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Knowledge Development 2
Fri 05 Apr 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Knowledge Development 3
Fri 05 Apr 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Knowledge Development 4
Fri 05 Apr 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Knowledge Development 5
Fri 05 Apr 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Online eLearning Completion
Fri 05 Apr 2019
Diving Enterprises, Ltd
Confined Water 1
Sat 06 Apr 2019
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
Confined Water 2
Sat 06 Apr 2019
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
Confined Water 3
Sat 06 Apr 2019
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
Quick Review
Sun 07 Apr 2019
09:00
30 minutes
Lancerlot
Confined Water 4
Sun 07 Apr 2019
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
Confined Water 5
Sun 07 Apr 2019
09:00
60 minutes
Lancerlot
10 Minute Float/Tread
Sun 07 Apr 2019
09:00
10 minutes
Lancerlot
200 Yard Swim
Sun 07 Apr 2019
09:00
15 minutes
Lancerlot
Instructor(s): Dave Bowman JrJames TuiteKen DunkerMary Dunker

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26 Apr 2019 POOL 04/26/2019