PRO DIVE Openwater Weekend Course

From:199.00* Normally: $499.00 Save 60%

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  • Internationally recognised certification to 18 meters
  • Online Theory
  • Courses Start Weekly
  • All Gear inclusive
  • 4 Shore training dives
  • Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday

On completion you are a qualified Open Water Scuba Diver, trained to dive to a depth of 18 meters and the certification you receive is recognised World Wide!
Duration: 2.5 Consecutive Days

About our Openwater Course

The Openwater scuba diving course is a combination of online based theory, pool and open ocean dives. You will be trained to dive to a depth of 18 metres and issued with your Openwater certification which is recognised worldwide.  

Prior to starting the course you will need to complete your theory online which will take approximately 4 hours to complete. You will be required to complete 9 modules and 1 exam online. It is also a requirement that you are able to swim 200 metres (without stopping) and tread water for 10 minutes. You may use any technique to complete this swim and there is no time limit. The practical skills of diving are then covered and practiced in the comfort of a heated pool.

To further your skills there are 4 open water training dives. During these ocean dives, you will repeat some of the skills learned in the pool plus additional practical skills to ensure that you are competent Open Water Diver.  When you have successfully completed all theory and practical sessions, your instructor will sign your log book and student record file. You will then become a certified Diver. Your certification will be recognised world wide.

You must be considered fit to dive to complete an Openwater Course and may require a dive medical. Click here to fill out our online medical form to determine if you are Fit to Dive or if you require a Dive Medical.

If you become a member of our club for the cost of $50, you will receive 10% off all double boat dives, shore dives, FREE transport during your open water course and further discounts on our open water packages!

Please be aware that due to the location of the pool and the dive sites, it will not be possible to take public transport.


  • Theory Session
  • Practical - confined water modules completed in heated swimming pool (victoria park pool oposite Broadway shopping centre)
  • Practical - 4 Ocean training dives (shore dives)
  • All equipment is provided 
  • International Openwater Certification and Log Book
  • PRO DIVE's professional instructor fees
  • Access to ELearning for Openwater Certification

    Pro Dive Coogee is able to issue:
    Statements of Attainment for the following nationally recognised Training Units of Competency under the Outdoor Recreation Industry Recreation Training Package (SR003) on all our Openwater courses by completing these additional requirements
    SROODR002A Plan outdoor recreation activities
    SROODR002B Plan for minimal environmental impact.
    A small additional fee applies.
    For further details ask your instructor about our 'Upgrade Course Packages' and 'Career Packages', which will enhance your skills and experience.

  • Cost of Dive Medical - if required.
    • Some medical conditions may prevent you from diving. For example: heart disease asthma, epilepsy or diabetes.
    • Please inform us prior to reservation if you suffer from any medical condition that may affect your diving.
  • Transport - become a club member for $50 for free transport on Pro Dive Coogee open water courses as well as receive 10% off double boat dives, shore dives and further discounts on our open water packages!
  • Transport Requirements
    The pool and dive sites are located off site, you will need to transport yourself between them. There are approximately 5 trips during your open water course. We have limited availability on our bus (8 seats) and seats are allocated on a first come first serve basis.


    Because of the location of the dive sites, you will NOT be able to catch public transport. If you have your own vehicle you are welcome to drive yourself. If you do not have a vehicle, our Club Membership is your cheapest option!


    Example Open Water Course Uber costs:

  • Dive Centre – Pool = $24-32
  • Pool – Camp Cove = $42-53
  • Camp Cove – Dive Centre = $30 - $40
  • Dive centre – Bare Island = $26-34
  • Bare Island – Dive centre = $26-$34
  • Approximate total Uber cost for Open Water Program = $148-193*

    *based on our most commonly used dive sites, doesn’t included Sunday rates, surcharges, tolls or peak traffic times


Online training

  • 9 online modules plus 1 online final exam completed prior to your evening classroom session


  • Please upload your photo when completing the online training.


  • You need to complete a 200 metre swim (unassisted and continuous) and Tread water for 10 minutes test . If you are unable to complete this test during your course, you will not be able to continue and will have to pay the course fee again to rebook in the future.

Fitness to Dive

What you need to bring

  • You need to bring sunscreen, Swimming costume/bathing suit and a towel, some lunch or money to buy some lunch.

Students under the age of 18 years

  • The minimum age is 15 years.
  • All students under 18 years of age will be required their parent/guardian which can be done online.
  • Children 15 years or older, though not necessarily needing a dive medical, will still need a parent or guardian to sign their medical questionnaire.

You will have use of all equipment whilst on course including

  • Snorkelling gear, wetsuit, BC, regulator with alternate air source, dive computer, tanks, weights and belt are included.
*All Prices are Per Person and Prices may vary depending on Start Dates.

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