PADI Openwater Course

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Now is the time to dive into the PADI Open Water Diver course, the most popular dive program in the world!  This is your ticket to a lifetime of intense adventure with PADI, the dive company that sets the standards in the global diving community.  As a certified PADI Open Water Diver, the most widely recognized and respected rating in the world; you have the freedom to dive with a buddy independent of a professional.  If you already tried a PADI Discover Scuba Diving Experience or a PADI Scuba Diver Certified, check with your instructor to see how credit from these courses may apply to the Open Water program.


  • Virtually anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can earn a PADI Open Water Diver certification.  If you are between the ages of 10-14 or have a child between these ages, there is a PADI Junior Scuba Diver program available.

Course Content:

  • Throughout the course, you’ll learn fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and techniques.   You can earn this rating by completing five pool dives and five knowledge development sessions and by making four open water ocean dives on the beautiful reefs and wrecks surrounding Barbados.

This course usually takes 4 days to complete.
Day 1 & 2 – Read book and watch DVD.
Day 3 & 4 – Academic sessions, quizzes and final exams, 5 confined dives and 4 open water dives.

Equipment provided:
All standard diving equipment including, BCD, regulator, fins, snorkel, weight system and wetsuit.

Open Water Course with all equipment provided: $460.00 US DOLLARS
ON LINE Open Water Course: $365.00 US DOLLARS



See also: Other Certification Courses



Peter Grannum 67147
Dive West Side Scuba 19279

The Boatyard Complex" Bay StreetSt. Michael • Barbados BB11157 • West Indies
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