The PADI Open Water course gives you the basic qualification which is recognised worldwide, allowing you to dive to a depth of 18 meters. It is the prerequisite course for any further training, and your certificate will be recognised at dive centers around the globe. As a certified PADI Open Water Diver you have the freedom to dive with a buddy independent of a professional.
This exciting course is a qualification for life during which you’ll learn the fundamentals of scuba diving techniques and how to handle dive equipment. All necessary diving equipment and your certification are included in the price of the Open Water course.
Want to become a diver but don´t want to spend your precious holiday time studying? PADI has solved the problem!
PADI's E-Learning allows you to complete all the theory aspect of the PADI Open Water course at your own pace from the comfort of your home or mobile device. Then you can enjoy doing the practical part of the course in the warm Mediterranean over 3 - 4 days.
Virtually anyone who is in good health*, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can earn a PADI Open Water Diver certificate. Participants will need to be able to swim 200 meters (no time limits) and tread water for 10 minutes.
*If you’re uncertain about your health in relation to qualifying to dive look at the PADI Medical Statement. You can download a full outline of the course on Kenna Eco Diving Resources page too. You will need to bring a medical statement from your GP to say that you are fit to dive.
Just writing to let you know that Matthew and Daniel received their PADI Cards last week. Many thanks for all your encouragement with the boys as I'm sure it all helped towards them passing. They were both delighted to see the cards arrive in the post to show their pals. Hopefully we'll get back to L'Escala at some time in the next year or so and I'm sure we'll be in contact with you then. In the meantime, hope all is well with you and give Ray our best. Regards, Mary.
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If you would like to continue with your training, this is the perfect opportunity to learn about some of the special and exciting types of dives available. The PADI Advanced Open Water Course builds experience and understanding of diving, and is designed to be taken directly after completion of the Open Water course. The term "Advanced" is often misinterpreted, as this course is simply advanced training for Open Water divers.
You may want to look for lost items, take pictures under water, or visit your favourite dive site at night. Your Advanced Course will give you the experience of some of the most popular diving activities, as well as developing skills that will allow your dives to be safer and more enjoyable.
This course improves your under water skills, providing you with a sample of specialty diving activities, however the extent and term of each differs to accommodate your interests. You must hold either the PADI Open Water certification or a similar certification from another federation and be at least 15 years of age.
The course involves two "core" dives - a Navigation Dive, a Deep Dive and three "elective" dives which you will select with the help of your PADI instructor. These elective dives are based on specialties as diverse as Wreck Diving, Underwater Photography, and Night Diving. You can complete this course in as few as 2 - 3 days. This is ideal for open water divers who want to continue their training during their holiday break.
|PADI SCUBA DIVING COURSES (in GBP)|
|Padi Open Water||315.00|
|Padi Advanced Open Water||240.00|
|Padi Rescue Diver||300.00|
|Padi Rescue Diver & EFR||335.00|