If you've always wanted to take diving lessons, experience an unparalleled adventure and see the world under the waves, this is where it starts. Get your diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course - the most popular and most recognized dive course in the world. Millions of people have learned to dive and discover the wonders of the underwater world through this course.
The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:
You may be able to get college credit for the Open Water Diver course.
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In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device and a tank. The equipment you wear varies, depending upon whether you’re diving in tropical, temperate or cold water.
Check with your local dive center about the gear you’ll use during this course and get advice about everything you need from your PADI Instructor.
Enroll in Open Water Diver Online– PADI’s eLearning option – and you can start learning right away. PADI Open Water Diver Online gives you the background information you need to dive safely and allows you to study at your own pace through an interactive computer-based program. Get started now!
You can also start learning with PADI’s home-study materials – Open Water Diver TouchTM (a tablet app) or the Open Water Diver Manual and Open Water Diver Video (a book and DVD package). Stop by your local PADI Dive Center "CLUB BUCEO ISLAS CÍES" to enroll in the course, get your materials and start reading the book and watching the video. Your PADI Instructor will schedule time with you to check your progress and make sure you understand important scuba diving information.