Open Water Diver

Get your PADI scuba certification. If you’ve always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, discover new adventures or simply see the wondrous world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world’s most popular scuba course, and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle.


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 four dives at local dive sites under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.

To apply for the PADI Open Diver Kurs or Junior Open Water Diver Kurs you must:

  • - be at least 10 years old (PADI eLearning requires a minimum age of 13 years due to international internet law).



What You Learn
  • - Knowledge Development (online, home study or in a classroom ) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
  • - Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
  • - Open Water Dives to review your skills and explore!
You don’t have to wait to get going. With PADI eLearning and the PADI Open Water Diver Course Online you can start right 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. It even helps you choose the PADI dive shop where you’ll make those dives.