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Open Water Standard

PADI OPEN WATER STANDARD

4 days of intensive training

The PADI Open Water Standard is the most affordable option and therefore a popular choice. This course includes academic sessions with the Instructor, practice in the swimming pool and 4 dives in the ocean at different dive sites around Koh Tao. For the completion of the theory every student receives a tablet device filled with information about diving and most importantly the PADI Open Water Diver digital manual for a thorough and fun learning experience.

         

PADI Open Water Standard Course Schedule

4 action packed days

Get ready for 4 action packed days filled with fun and learning new things! There is quite a bit of studying and homework involved, but you’ll know it’s worth it once you jump into the ocean.

16:00 to 19:00 | Orientation: You will meet your fellow students, get an introduction to our dive centre and complete some paperwork. Every student receives a tablet device filled with information about diving and most importantly the PADI Open Water Diver digital manual.

Homework | Watch  the videos related to the chapters 1 – 3 of the PADI Open Water Manual and complete the according Knowledge Reviews.

08:30 to 17:30 | Meet your Instructor at the dive centre for your first academic session. You will go through your homework and complete a short multipe-choice quiz after each chapter. If you have any questions you get answers directly from your experienced Instructor. After a lunch break you head to our diving pool and take your first breaths under water. The day ends usually around 17:30, depending on your and your fellow students’ needs.

Homework | Watch  the videos related to the chapters 1 – 3 of the PADI Open Water Manual and complete the according Knowledge Reviews.

08:30 to 17:30 Meet your Instructor at 08:30 and head directly to our diving pool for your second pool session practicing the last scuba skills you need to master. After a lunch break it is time for your first dives in the ocean! The day ends around 17:30, just in time to enjoy the sunset

08:30 to 17:30 | Go through chapters 4&5 and if the time allows it, already complete the final exam. Afterwards join our afternoon boat again for the last 2 dives of your course. To celebrate your newly gained certification, everyone meets in the evening for a graduation party.

PREREQUISITES:

MINIMUM AGE 10 YEARS

 To become a PADI Open Water Diver you need to be 15 years of age or older. Divers aged between 10 and 14 can earn the PADI Junior Open Water certification to a maximum depth of 12 metres for 10 and 11 year old kids and 18 metres for 12 to 14 year olds. For younger divers have a look at our youth programs.

TO BE ABLE TO SWIM

 200 meters without help or support from any flotation devices or swim 300m with mask, snorkel and fins. If you are not able to swim but want to become a certified diver, the PADI Scuba Diver is the way to go.

TO BE ABLE TO FLOAT

Float or tread water for 10 minutes without help or support from any flotation devices.

NO HEALTH PROBLEMS

 Please read the Medical Questionnaire carefully. The purpose of this form is to find out if you should be examined by a doctor before participating in diver training. A positive response to a question does not necessarily disqualify you from diving. A positive response means that there is a preexisting condition that may affect your safety while diving and you must seek the advice of your physician prior to engaging in dive activities. As not all conditions can be cleared on Koh Tao we strongly recommend to see a physician prior to your arrival.

THE OPEN WATER STANDARD OPTION INCLUDES:

  • PADI Open Water certification to 18 metres
  • Tablet device with the digital PADI Open Water Manual during the course
  • PADI Open Water Manual as online eBook and PDF
  • 4 nights accommodaiton (en-suite fan room, cold shower)
  • Digital eTraining log
  • Diving equipment rental & insurance coverage
  • Refreshments on the boats (coffee, tea, water, cookies, fresh fruit)
  • Graduation party

  • Total Price

    Including 4 nights accommodation

    ฿9,900
GET STARTED NOW! BOOK YOUR OPEN WATER COURSE TODAY. FOR FURTHER HELP CLICK ON THE LIVE CHAT BUTTON IN THE BOTTOM RIGHT CORNER OF THE SCREEN

After your Open Water Course…