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PADI Open Water Diver - Standard & Project AWARE Specialist



This standard course includes PADI E-learning or Classroom Learning (your choice), Equipment Rentals, & air fills. Accommodations, entry fees and meals (open water site-specific) are not included. Class begins when 8 divers have enrolled or completed the eLearning (theory) module, usually every two weeks.

Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course. To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.

The Project AWARE Specialty course is an introduction to Project AWARE as a global movement for ocean protection. It focuses and expands on the 10 Tips for Divers to Protect the Ocean Planet. Through interactive discussions, you’ll learn how you can make a difference for ocean protection every time you dive or travel. A dry, ‘fins off’ course, this specialty is ideal for divers and non-divers alike to gain insight into how decisions above and below the surface impact our water planet.

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT INCLUDES:

Mask, Snorkel, Fins, Boots, Wetsuit (optional), delayed surface marker buoy (DSMB), gloves, PADI Educational Kit.  

**There is a 10% student discount on Open Water Diver required equipment packages.

***Ask us about INTEREST FREE FINANCING (6 or 12 months)***

Did you know that many institutions allow PADI courses to be used as College Credit?
Want to learn more? Download an information sheet and Student Transcript Request form (pdf) or contact our shop for more information!


Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases: Knowledge Development ( online, independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore! Project AWARE will explore the 10 tips for divers to protect our ocean planet - you only need an open mind!
Materials Included: PADI Open Water Diver Materials and Project AWARE materials
Requirements: To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course), you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.
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Includes PADI E-learning; Equipment Rentals; Log Book; Dive Tables; All entry fees; All air fills.

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