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Open Water Scuba Diver

Get Certified! Take the PADI Open Water Diver Course with Aussie Divers Phuket

PADI Open Water Scuba Diver Course

Your PADI Open Water course is the first step into the wondrous and fascinating world that is scuba diving. Most people who have scuba dived don’t just like it, they love it…

Your PADI Open Water course won’t just be a course, it will be an experience, an adventure and will open up a whole new world to you.

The PADI Open Water course is the worlds most popular scuba diving course. PADI has certified over 20 million people which means you will be in safe hands to begin your new life adventure. Start your scuba certification online.

What is Involved

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

Knowledge Development which can be done online, at home or in a classroom. This will give you an understanding of basic principles and safety aspects of scuba diving

You will learn 24 new skills in Confined Water, usually in a swimming pool that will assist you before you enter the open water.

And 4 Open Water Dives to review your skills and explore the wonderful under sea world!

If you have previously tried scuba diving with a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience, the skills you learned may be credited towards a portion of the full PADI Open Water Diver course certification. Ask us about this.

Prerequisites

Students will need to be 10 years or older to enroll in the PADI Open Water Diver course or PADI Junior Open Water Diver course, and 13 years old if they wish to use the PADI eLearning due to international internet laws.

**Please note that you will need to know how to swim for 200 metres (any stroke) or swim with mask, fin and snorkel as well as float/tread water for 10 minutes. This is mandatory to pass the course**

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 at least four (possible six) dives at local dive sites under the supervision of your PADI Instructor. Dive sites visited will be the popular training grounds of Racha Yai and Racha Noi followed by Phi Phi and Shark Point.

My 16yo daughter wanted to learn to dive on our recent holiday in Phuket. You hear the stories of bad experiences so we did our research and ended up choosing Aussie Divers. As a parent, I could not have asked for a better option – their service and support staff, and the whole experience from initial discussions to our final dive days were really top shelf. Darrel S – Brisbane, Australia

The Scuba Gear You Use

In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear including a dive computer and standard accessories. Phuket’s warm climate and waters make it a perfect training environment, no need for thick and cumbersome wetsuits. Mostly we use 3mm short wetsuits however some wear not wetsuits at all opting for shorts and a rash guard.

Top quality rental equipment will be supplied throughout this course free of charge. We mostly use Scubapro which is recognised as one of the leading brands of scuba diving equipment in the world. If you wish to purchase your own equipment contact Aussie Divers Phuket for all your equipment needs.

The Learning Materials You Need

PADI offers a variety of home-study materials for the Open Water Diver course. AussieDivers Phuket now offer all PADI Digital products as a part of their course prices. Really, who wants to be studying whilst on holidays. Have a look at these PADI Online products.

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. Later, as a certified diver, use the course materials as a reference guide for future diving adventures and to review what you learned.

Start Now

You don’t have to wait until you are in Phuket to get started. You can begin with PADI eLearning and the PADI Open Water Diver Course Online and you can begin now! The PADI Open Water Diver Course Online lets you learn the background information you need before each dive at your own pace through friendly, interactive learning.

Budget Package Basic Package Deluxe Package Gold Package – Private Tuition
3 Days 3 Days 3 Days 3 Days
Includes Theory & Pool and 4 Boat dives all Racha Yai Island Only Includes Theory & Pool and 5 Boat dives Racha Yai Island (2) and Phi Phi/Shark Point (3) Includes Theory & Pool and 6 Boat dives to Racha Yai/Racha Noi (3) Island and Phi Phi/Shark Point (3) Includes Theory & Pool and 6 Boat dives to Racha Yai/Racha Noi (3) Island and Phi Phi/Shark Point (3) with private instructor – Not Available 15th December – 15th January
13,700 Baht 14,300 Baht 14,900 Baht 19,500 Baht

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So What are you waiting for?

Don’t be a spectator in life, contact Aussie Divers today and give scuba diving a try, see for yourself why thousands of people scuba dive Phuket every month and come back every year for more!

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