About Open Water Diver course
The Open Water Diver course lets you to become certified diver with a maximum allowed depth of 18 meters. It takes only 1 afternoon of theory class and 2 days of diving in the open water with all the skills you need to know for a safe and enjoyable diving. You will learn how to set up your equipment, how to react on different situations underwater, how to treat marine life and way, way more to be a good and safe diver. All in the positive, enthusiastic atmosphere with experienced, passionate dive professionals. To make sure that quality is over quantity, we keep groups small with the maximum 4 students per instructor, we use brand new and well-maintained equipment and take photos and videos from your experience with us and will give them to you completely for free.
You will receive all the reading materials on your phone/ipad/computer through ''Dive SSI'' App. As soon as you download Open Water Diver course file, you can access it offline. You will need to do homework and read 6 chapters and answer few test questions in ''review section'', before attending the theory class. E-package lets you to access academic materials any time between and after the course. Awesome opportunity to refresh your memory any time after the course.
A set of skills to master will be conducted in the sandy, shallow water area right next to the dive site. You will practice basic and advanced skills to feel more comfortable in the underwater environment. You will also learn how to use a compass and a dive computer. After set of skills you will go for fun dive around the dive site to improve buoyancy control and enjoy the marine life.
Summary of the course
This globally-recognized certification program is the best way to begin your life-long adventure as a certified scuba diver. Personalized training is combined with in-water practice sessions to ensure you have the skills and experience required to become truly comfortable underwater. After mastering practical part in 4 Open Water dives and passing theory exam you will earn the SSI Open Water Diver certification and will be allowed to dive maximum depth of 18 meters. Students younger than 15 years old will be certified as a Junior Open Water Diver and must dive under the direct supervision of a dive professional or with a certified adult in environments equivalent to their training and within the recommended depth.