What You Learn
The PADI Open Water Diver course is 2 and a half days, consists of three main phases:
- Knowledge Development (online, home study) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
- Pool exercises to learn basic scuba skills, only half day.
- Open Water Dives to review your skills and explore, 2 dives per day, total 4 dives 2 days.
If you’ve tried diving through a Discover Scuba Diving experience or resort course, the skills you learned may be credited towards a portion of the full PADI Open Water Diver course certification.