PADI Open Water Diver Course

Now is the time to dive into the PADI Open Water Diver course, the most popular dive program in the world and the first level of dive certification! This is your ticket to a lifetime of intense adventure with PADI, the dive company that sets the standards in the global diving community.

Why PADI Open Water?

If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course. Millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world through this course. Chub Cay Divers has experienced PADI professionals who have taught this course all over the world. They will help you master all the dive skills and help you improve your technique and become a confident diver. 

What do I need to start?

Virtually anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can earn a PADI Open Water Diver certification. The minimum age is 10 years old, where 10 to 14 year old divers earn a Junior Open Water certification. To start we can set you up with the PADI Elearning program, so you can finish your theory at home before your holiday. 

What will I do?

Throughout the course, you’ll learn fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and techniques. After you have finished the knowledge development sessions on your PADI Elearning account you will complete your in water training in Chub Cay. You will learn and practice dive skills in the pool and by making four open water dives.

How long will it take?

PADI programs are performance based. You proceed as you demonstrate mastery of the course skills. This allows you to work at a pace that is comfortable for you. The PADI Elearning gives you the freedom to study at your own pace, but is set at 8 to 15 hours. Generally the practical part of the open water course takes 2 to 3 days.

What will I need?
  • PADI Open Water Elearning
  • Log Book on PADI app
Where can I go from here?

Continue the adventure with the PADI’s Advanced course, your next step in exploring the underwater world. Ask your dive instructor for more information on the course.