PADI Open Water Diver

PADI Open Water Diver Course

Learning to dive is an incredible experience that will have you thinking ‘why didn’t you try this earlier’?’. Although be warned, as scuba diving is highly addictive and for many it changes their lives, their lifestyles, and choices of holiday destinations forever!

If you have ever wanted to learn how to scuba dive, give yourself a new challenge or simply discover the new adventures waiting for you beneath the waves. This is where it all starts with the PADI Open Water Diver course!

The PADI Open Water Diver course can be completed in 3-4 days and is divided into three main sections:

Open Water Diver Course

Per Person
11,500 THB

Section 1 - Knowledge Development

Classroom Based

PADI’s Open Water Diver materials cover what you need to know about basic scuba diving skills, terminology, and safety procedures over 5 knowledge development sections. Students will need to study the core academics with a Scuba Diving Instructor who will guide you personally through the use of the PADI workbooks, DVD’s, and final exam. With many students preferring the more personal, easy learning experience with relaxed and fun presentations. This style of learning is available in many languages and can allow you to learn at a comfortable pace.

OR

Home study – PADI E-Learning

PADI offers a great array of home-study materials for the PADI Open Water Diver course. With eLearning proving to be the most convenient option. The eLearning option allows you to work through the five knowledge development sections slowly at a pace that suits you, all from the comfort of your own home. When accessed online this provides you with a well-developed, friendly, and interactive learning experience available in many languages and tablet friendly formats. This can save you a day of precious holiday time. The course materials can be bought directly from PADI’s website or we can buy on your behalf. The great benefit of the PADI eLearning and the PADI Open Water Diver Course Online is, you can start right now!

Section 2 - Confined Water Dives

Time to take your first breathes underwater! During the course, you will make five confined water training sessions. In a swimming pool, you will develop underwater skills that will build confidence and comfort, while learning primary skills, such as good breathing techniques, underwater positioning and buoyancy control. These sessions will also prepare you for the unlikely event that anything should happen underwater with simple emergency drills. You will learn how to assemble and use basic scuba diving equipment and your instructor will give you some expert advice on equipment cleaning, fit, and selection. Once you and your instructor feel that you are ready, it is time to head to the ocean!!

Section 3 - Open Water Dives

After the confined session you will complete four dives at local open water dive sites under the supervision of your PADI Instructor to review and develop your freshly gained underwater skills. It is also a great opportunity to take your chance to explore the exhilarating underwater realm we have to offer. Upon completion you will be certified to dive anywhere in the world to a maximum depth of 18 meters. What are you waiting for?

PADI Open Water Course Koh Phangan Thailand

Course Include

  • 3-4 Days of Instruction

  • Materials and certification from PADI

  • All equipment throughout the course

  • Breakfast and Lunch will be provided on boat days.

  • Free Reefers T-Shirt

Prerequisites

  • Must be 10 years of age

  • Be able to swim at least 200 meters

  • Complete a Medical form (Download here) or have doctors approval prior to starting the course

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