PRO DIVE Openwater Weekend Course

  • International recognised certification to 18 meters
  • Online Theory
  • Course Start Weekly
  • All Gear Hire is provided
  • 4 Shore training dives
  • Runs over a One Evening, then the following Saturday and Sunday

Completion of Pro Dive's Open Water Certification Course you are trained to dive to a depth of 18 meters and the certification you receive is recognised World Wide!

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 Scuba Diver certification which is recognised worldwide.  

Prior to starting the course you will need to complete your theory online which will take approximately 6-7 hours to complete. You will be required to complete a theory exam. 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 the 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 scuba 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 Scuba 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.

 

Your ELearning must be completed online prior to the course commencement. Please allow approximately 2-3 Hours   to complete ELearningThis will be issued by us after we receive confirmation of your booking. This will occur during business hours and an email will be sent letting you know how to access this.

Evening meet at Terrey Hills Swim Centre
Saturday and Sunday Meet at Pro Dive Manly - 9 Sydenham RD Brookvale

Friday Evening   6:30pm – 10:30pm
Meet at Terrey Hills Pool to complete your swim test and confined water skills 

Saturday  8am – 5pm
Course orientation, theory review and exam followed by Ocean Dives 1 & 2
Sunday  8am – 5pm
Ocean Dives 3 & 4 


Thursday Evening   6:30pm – 10:30pm 
Meet at Terrey Hills Pool to complete your swim test and confined water skills 

Saturday  8am – 5pm
Course orientation, theory review and exam followed by Ocean Dives 1 & 2
Sunday  8am – 5pm
Ocean Dives 3 & 4 

Please bring your swimming costumes and towel for every session


 Your ELearning must be completed online prior to the course commencement. Please allow approximately 2-3 Hours  to complete the  ELearning. This will be issued by us after we receive confirmation of your booking. This will occur during business hours and an email will be sent letting you know how to access this.

Swimming

  • 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 on the course, then you will not be able to continue.​

Fitness to Dive

What you need to bring

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

Students under the age of 18 years

  • The minimum age is 12 years.
  • All students under 18 years of age will be required their parent/guardian to come into the dive centre prior to the course watch a video and sign parent or guardian consent form
  • Children 15 years or older, though not necessarily needing a dive medical, will still need a parent or guardian to sign their medical questionnaire.
  • Children between the ages of 12 and 14 years will be trained to dive a depth of 12 metres and will qualify as Junior Open Water Divers.

You will have use of all equipment whilst on course including

  • Snorkelling gear, wetsuit, buoyancy vest, 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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