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OPEN WATER DIVER The World's Most Popular Scuba Diving Course

The PADI Open Water Diver course with AQUASUB SCUBA DIVING CENTRE

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.


The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of 3 steps:

  1. PADI eLearning: learn online at your own convenience and pace (must be completed within 12 months of starting)
  2. Pool dives: join AquaSub instructors and other divers-in-training for hands-on learning in the class and in the pool (2 days)
  3. Open Water Dives – complete 4 check-out dives to earn your PADI Open Water Diver certification (2 days)

Once you complete all 3 steps you will earn the PADI Open Water Diver certification which is internationally recognized and will certify you to dive with a buddy to a maximum depth of 60'/18m.


How it all works:

PADI eLearning
  • You will do this on your own time on a laptop or desktop computer. It will take about 10 hrs to complete. 
  • As you go through the material you will watch videos and complete quizzes.
  • From the time you begin you have up to 12 months to complete the eLearning. After 12 months it will expire and it is 100% non-refundable.
  • You will need to complete the eLearning and print off your eRecord of completion prior to your scheduled pool dives.
Pool dives
  • Completed over 2 days - offered year round every second weekend.
    September - June = Friday 6pm-9:30pm & Saturday 3pm-8pm
    July & August = Saturday & Sunday 2pm-7:30pm
  • Your instructor will familiarize you with your equipment and take you into the pool to learn and master all the foundational skills of scuba.
Open Water Dives
  • You will need to complete 4 open water dives with a PADI instructor within 12 months of completing your pool dives.
  • These 4 dives can be completed over 2 days.
  • You can do these locally with us between June and September or on one of our group scuba vacations or we can provide you with a referral to complete them on your next vacation.

Open water checkout dive dates

Referral Package Price: $349 
Complete Package Price: $449 (reg. $549)

Save 50% off the checkout dives by signing up for the complete package now!

Referral package includes: eLearning, pool dives, all the equipment for the pool, referral & log book.
Full Package includes: Referral package & 4 open water dives (either local or on one of our group scuba vacations.)

Equipment for open water dives: Scuba equipment can be rented for the open water dives for $150. Students must purchase their own mask, fins, snorkel & boots prior to the open water dives.

Stand Alone Pricing:

  • eLearning: $208
  • Pool Sessions: $282 (save 50% with referal package)
  • Checkout Dives $200 (additional savings of 50% with complete package)

Total Individual Price $690 vs $449 as a package (total package savings of $241)


The important details...

  • Medical statement - Fill out this form answering "yes" or "no" to each of the questions. If any of these conditions apply to you the second page must be filled out by your doctor.
  • Age requirement: 10 years or older (10-14 yrs will receive a Jr Open Water Diver certification)
  • A reasonable comfort level in the water and basic swimming ability is required.
  • The eLearning is 100% non refundable once you begin and expires after 12 months.
  • The course is performance based. So if you require additional time with an instructor in the pool to make up for sessions missed or to master the necessary skills there will be additional fees.

Start today by purchasing eLearning and choosing your package. 

 

Open Water Diver Course $349.00

 Start DateEnd DatePlaces Available 
21 Dec 201822 Dec 20183

Open Water Diver Course

  • Orientation - Fri 21 Dec 2018 From 18:00 to 19:00 - AquaSub
  • Pool dives 1 & 2 - Fri 21 Dec 2018 From 19:00 to 21:30 - Centennial Pool
  • Equipment session & quick review - Sat 22 Dec 2018 From 15:00 to 16:00 - AquaSub
  • Pool dives 3, 4 & 5 - Sat 22 Dec 2018 From 16:00 to 19:00 - Centennial Pool

PADI eLearning and the medical statement need to be completed prior to the orientation.

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04 Jan 201905 Jan 20196

Open Water Diver Course

  • Orientation - Fri 04 Jan 2019 From 18:00 to 19:00 - AquaSub
  • Pool dives 1 & 2 - Fri 04 Jan 2019 From 19:00 to 21:30 - Centennial Pool
  • Equipment session & quick review - Sat 05 Jan 2019 From 15:00 to 16:00 - AquaSub
  • Pool dives 3, 4 & 5 - Sat 05 Jan 2019 From 16:00 to 19:00 - Centennial Pool

PADI eLearning and the medical statement need to be completed prior to the orientation.

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18 Jan 201919 Jan 20193

Open Water Diver Course

  • Orientation - Fri 18 Jan 2019 From 18:00 to 19:00 - AquaSub
  • Pool dives 1 & 2 - Fri 18 Jan 2019 From 19:00 to 21:30 - Centennial Pool
  • Equipment session & quick review - Sat 19 Jan 2019 From 15:00 to 16:00 - AquaSub
  • Pool dives 3, 4 & 5 - Sat 19 Jan 2019 From 16:00 to 19:00 - Centennial Pool

PADI eLearning and the medical statement need to be completed prior to the orientation.

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01 Feb 201902 Feb 20195

Open Water Diver Course

  • Orientation - Fri 01 Feb 2019 From 18:00 to 19:00 - AquaSub
  • Pool dives 1 & 2 - Fri 01 Feb 2019 From 19:00 to 21:30 - Centennial Pool
  • Equipment session & quick review - Sat 02 Feb 2019 From 15:00 to 16:00 - AquaSub
  • Pool dives 3, 4 & 5 - Sat 02 Feb 2019 From 16:00 to 19:00 - Centennial Pool

PADI eLearning and the medical statement need to be completed prior to the orientation.

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15 Feb 201916 Feb 20198

Open Water Diver Course

  • Orientation - Fri 15 Feb 2019 From 18:00 to 19:00 - AquaSub
  • Pool dives 1 & 2 - Fri 15 Feb 2019 From 19:00 to 21:30 - Centennial Pool
  • Equipment session & quick review - Sat 16 Feb 2019 From 15:00 to 16:00 - AquaSub
  • Pool dives 3, 4 & 5 - Sat 16 Feb 2019 From 16:00 to 19:00 - Centennial Pool

PADI eLearning and the medical statement need to be completed prior to the orientation.

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01 Mar 201902 Mar 20198

Open Water Diver Course

  • Orientation - Fri 01 Mar 2019 From 18:00 to 19:00 - AquaSub
  • Pool dives 1 & 2 - Fri 01 Mar 2019 From 19:00 to 21:30 - Centennial Pool
  • Equipment session & quick review - Sat 02 Mar 2019 From 15:00 to 16:00 - AquaSub
  • Pool dives 3, 4 & 5 - Sat 02 Mar 2019 From 16:00 to 19:00 - Centennial Pool

PADI eLearning and the medical statement need to be completed prior to the orientation.

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15 Mar 201916 Mar 20198

Open Water Diver Course

  • Orientation - Fri 15 Mar 2019 From 18:00 to 19:00 - AquaSub
  • Pool dives 1 & 2 - Fri 15 Mar 2019 From 19:00 to 21:30 - Centennial Pool
  • Equipment session & quick review - Sat 16 Mar 2019 From 15:00 to 16:00 - AquaSub
  • Pool dives 3, 4 & 5 - Sat 16 Mar 2019 From 16:00 to 19:00 - Centennial Pool

PADI eLearning and the medical statement need to be completed prior to the orientation.

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05 Apr 201906 Apr 20198

Open Water Diver Course

  • Orientation - Fri 05 Apr 2019 From 18:00 to 19:00 - AquaSub
  • Pool dives 1 & 2 - Fri 05 Apr 2019 From 19:00 to 21:30 - Centennial Pool
  • Equipment session & quick review - Sat 06 Apr 2019 From 15:00 to 16:00 - AquaSub
  • Pool dives 3, 4 & 5 - Sat 06 Apr 2019 From 16:00 to 19:00 - Centennial Pool

PADI eLearning and the medical statement need to be completed prior to the orientation.

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