PADI Scuba Diver course
The Scuba Diver course takes 1 and a half days and consists of theory, pool skills and 2 Open Water Dives in the Sea, supervised by a PADI Instructor. Students who complete the course are certified to dive to a depth of 12m under the direct supervision of a PADI Instructor or Divemaster. They can easily upgrade to Open Water divers when time allow. This course is ideal for those of you who are short on time and unable to complete the full PADI Open Water Diver course. If you complete the Scuba Diver course you can easily upgrade(see below) to the full PADI Open Water Diver licence when you are next on holiday.
The PADI Scuba Diver course includes:
- An academic session ( approx 3 hours)
- Pool session (approx 2-3 hours)
- PADI Open Water Manual
- Two Open Water Dives
- Full set of equipment to use during the course
- Entrance to resort and full instruction by a PADI Instructor
- You should be reasonably fit and healthy and at least 10 years old.
PADI Scuba Diver upgrade
If you complete the Scuba Diver course you can easily upgrade(see below) to the full PADI Open Water Diver licence when you are next on holiday.
As a fully certified PADI Open Water Diver you will then be able to dive to 18M with another certified diver. There is no need to dive with a PADI professional. Junior Open Water divers are restricted to 12M.
To complete the upgrade you will have to complete Knowledge Reviews 4 and 5 from the PADI Open Water Diver manual, and complete the Final Exam. You will also have to show that you can swim 200M and float for 10 minutes. Finally, you will complete Open Water Dives 3 and 4 in the sea to become a fully certified PADI Open Water Diver.