PADI OPEN WATER DIVER

 

The Open Water Diver course will teach you the most basic scuba skills to utilize in your diving. During this course, you will be allowed to dive up to 18 meters in depth. After completing this course, you may dive freely with a buddy in depths of 18 meters or less, from wherever in the world you decide to dive in next!

 

1. Who is it for?

This course is for those who want to scuba dive for the first time.

  • Applicable age: Ten years or older (10 to 14 years old will be issued as a Junior Open Water Diver)
  • Read your Medical Statement and check your health status in advance for the Discover Scuba Diving course. If there is an item you check “YES” for on the medical statement, download and print out the statement and get a doctor’s approval. ≫ Download Medical Statement
  • You should have at least eighteen hours of rest time after this diving course before traveling by airplane. Therefore, be sure to schedule one more day before flying after your dive. Note: If your course is three days long, please schedule your flight for at least four nights and five days.

 

2. How long is the total duration?

Sea World Dive Center has adopted a variety of PADI instructional methods in consideration of your itinerary. You can plan your itinerary efficiently by reviewing the four training options below.

 

Manual Option

Contents

Duration

Minimum Travel Period

Standard A

(Book)

22,000 pesos

  • Complete training in Boracay
    – Knowledge Development : Watching DVD / Reviews for knowledge / Quiz / Final Exam
    – Diving in Confined Water (5 dives)
    – Diving in Open Water (4 dives)

3 Days

4 Nights 5 days

Standard B

(eManual)

22,000 pesos

  • Complete training in Boracay
    – Knowledge Development : Watching DVD / Reviews for knowledge / Quiz / Final Exam
    – Diving in Confined Water (5 dives)
    – Diving in Open Water (4 dives)

3 Days

4 Nights 5 days

e-Learning

(Online)

25,000 pesos

  • Complete knowledge reivew by oneself
  • Quick review, Confined / Open Water diving completed in Boracay
    – e-Learning Quick Reivew
    – Diving in Confined Water (5 dives)
    – Diving in Open Water (4 dives)

2 Days

3 Nights 5 days

Touch Manual

(Tablet / Smartphone App)

25,000 pesos

  • Complete knowledge reivew with a tablet or smartphone app by oneself
  • Quick review, Confined / Open Water diving completed in Boracay
    – Touch Quick Reivew
    – Diving in Confined Water (5 dives)
    – Diving in Open Water (4 dives)

2 Days

3 Nights 5 days

※ Important: When preparing your itinerary, it is recommended that you take at least 18 hours of rest after your diving trip. Therefore, please calculate the minimum travel time as “training duration + 1 day” to plan your itinerary around.

 

3. What will you learn?

  • Knowledge development: see, hear and find interesting scuba stories
  • Diving in Confined water: learn how to play in shallow water
  • Diving in Open Water: See underwater creatures in the sea and explore in the ocean

1) Fill in the papers for the Open Water Diver course
2) Take a lesson for basic diving theory: Watching DVD / Reviews for knowledge / Quiz / Final Exam
3) Diving in Confined Water (5 dives): Learn the basic skills necessary to safely scuba dive in shallow water.
4) Diving in Open Water (4 dives): Apply the skills learned in the Confined waters to actual diving situations and learn how to explore the underwater world. We offer 4 Boat dives as Open Water dive.
5) Create a logbook

 

4. How does the course work?

1) This program is led and supervised by a PADI instructor. The maximum number of students per instructor is limited to two or three for safety and efficiency.
2) Once you complete this course, you will be issued a C-Card, the temporary certification card which is available for 90 days before you receive the actual certification. This certification is will be mailed to your residence within one or two months.

 

5. What is the schedule?

The PADI Scuba Diver course can be started at any time, please refer to the sample schedule for your itinerary.

※ Important: The following schedules are samples according to the flight schedule and can be adjusted after consulting with the instructor at the individual’s request. Schedule are subject to change due to sudden weather changes.

 

6. Course Price

Standard A (Paper book): 22,000 pesos
Standard B (eManual): 22,000 pesos
e-Learning (Online): 25,000 pesos
Touch manual (Offline): 25,000 pesos

  • Includes : Manual, Logbook, Equipment rental fee, Cost of issuing PADI Open Water Diver certification. (Issued as a Project AWARE card)
  • Sea World is a 100% Project AWARE Dive Center.

 

7. How to make a reservation

1) Online Reservation: You may make a reservation through the Booking/Inquiry link on the homepage.
2) Reservations in Boracay: You may make your reservation by visiting the Sea World location the day before you would like to dive. If you reserve locally, a deposit of 1,000 pesos per person will be required. Reservations for the same day may be difficult to provide, so please make your reservation in advance.

 

 

8. What’s the next step?