PADI COURSES

OPEN WATER DIVER

Beginner

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OVER 10 YEARS OF AGE

adequate swimming skills

good physical health

No prior SCUBA experience

takes 3 days TO COMPLETE

age
OVER 10 YEARS OF AGE

 

swimming skills
ADEQUATE SWIMMER

 

good physical health
GOOD PHYSICAL HEALTH

 

NO PRIOR DIVING SKILL
NO PRIOR DIVE EXPERIENCE

 

Course Duration
TAKES S DAYs TO COMPLETE

 

Diver certification begins here. PADI Open Water Diver course starts with PADI’s online eLearning theory training. Then we move to the pool to practice your new skills. Finally, you will experience five open water training dives.

The PADI Open water course is where it all begins, this is your foundation course that will qualify you to dive anywhere in the world to a maximum depth of 18 meters. Millions of people all around the world have learned to SCUBA dive with the PADI Open water course and have continued to discover the wonders of the underwater world.

To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course (or Junior Open Water Diver course):

  • You must be over 10 years of age.
  • You need adequate swimming skills.
  • You need to be in good physical health.
  • No prior experience with scuba diving is required.
  • The PADI Open Water course takes 4 days and is run throughout the year.

With our onsite pool, easy access to our local training beach in Simonstown and full in-house facilities including a coffee shop, spacious classroom and warm shower completing your open water course couldn’t be easier.

INCLUDED

  • PADI Digital Materials

  • Pisces Divers Log book

  • All required diving equipment for duration of course

  • 5x Theory session

  • 5x Pool Sessions

  • 4x Sea Dives (Shore Based)

  • 1x Extra Sea Dive (Boat Based)

  • PADI online registration couldn’t be easier.

  • MPA Permit

ITINERARY

This is a 4 day course.

Our maximum ratio for this course is four students per instructor to achieve personal attention and enjoyment.

We feel the Open Water course requires a full four days for maximum enjoyment and learning. It can be done in three days, but four is preferable.

The days start at 8:30 am and finish between 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm.

  • Day 1: We will get you set up with your equipment and have a session in our onsite swimming pool where you and your instructor will go through all the first two pool dive skills. After a lunch break, you will head down to the ocean for your first sea dive.
  • Day 2: We continue in the pool with more skills and practice, followed by your second ocean dive after a lunch break.
  • Day 3: Final skills are taught in the pool and when mastery is achieved, we head down to the beach for sea dive three.
  • Day 4: This is the day where it all comes together! We head out for a lovely shore dive to a new dive site, followed by an adventurous boat dive to a slightly deeper site, enabling us to bring you to your certification depth of a maximum of 18 metres.

Private Tuition: If you require or prefer a private course (one-on-one) and according to your availability, please note that this is available on request and at an additional cost.

 

PADI OPEN WATER DIVER 

R8,200.00

PADI OPEN WATER DIVER VIDEO

REVIEWS

  • star rating  I did 5 dives with Pisces Divers, and thoroughly enjoyed every moment. The staff are friendly, relaxed and efficient. Jacqui, who does the bookings, went out of her way to... read more

    neil_wiltshire
    January 8, 2021
  • star rating  My wife and I decided to do something "crazy" and do our Open Water Dive course. We had an island holiday lined up so thought this would be great to... read more

    Shaun
    May 1, 2022
  • star rating  I have had the pleasure of diving with Pisces dive school on more than one occasion. My last visit there was not to dive but to take American tourists who... read more

    Eveready930
    November 16, 2019
  • star rating  The dive base is well organized. The price includes all equipment and a delicious lunch after the dive. The diving equipment is high class (only gloves were slightly damaged).... read more

    malebee
    July 1, 2020
  • star rating  This was the best cold water diving we've ever done, the colors you're going to see are indescribable!! Also if you go with Pisces diving you'll be in excellent hands... read more

    881rachelp
    September 30, 2019
  • star rating  best dive operator in the western Cape - Mike. the owner is so accommodating. the dive staff is very knowledgeable about the dive sites and very friendly. the shop is immaculate. Everything in it's place. A great selection... read more

    Lawrence C
    May 10, 2022
  • star rating  So, I didn’t actually get to go on a dive with Pisces because of weather conditions but I’m still giving this shop 5 stars. I contacted the shop to schedule... read more

    F8388QDashleyd
    November 10, 2019
  • star rating  Woke up this morning expecting 2 great dives and that’s exactly what we got!
    At the dive centre we were kitted out by Jack (I think was his name), he... read more

    Scubacase
    December 24, 2019
  • star rating  Professionnel Team !!! I went on Ocean Safari with my family and from A to Z, you'll be welcome by professionals . the equipments, the boat, the Captain and... read more

    avatar thumb Putegnats
    March 4, 2019
  • star rating  Pisces Capetown located in Simonstown was recommended to us by Anna. We experienced a very good service to get us diving on short notice by Jacqui. The material was... read more

    vincentMldr
    July 10, 2019

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