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OPEN WATER DIVER The world's most popular scuba diving course

The PADI Open Water Diver course with ABCD DIVING

If you've always wanted to learn how to scuba dive, discover new adventures or simply see the wonderous world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world's most popular scuba course, and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle.


What You Learn

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

  • Knowledge Development (online, home study or in a classroom ) to understand basic principles of scuba diving,
  • Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills,
  • Open Water Dives to review your skills and explore!

If you've participated in 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.

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Prerequisites

To enroll in the PADI Open Diver course or Junior Open Water Diver course, you must be:

  • 12 years or older (PADI eLearning requires a minimum age of 13 years due to international internet laws).


The Fun Part

The fun part about this course is...well, just about all of it because learning to dive is incredible. You breathe underwater for the first time (something you'll never forget) and learn what you need to know to become a certified diver. During the course, you'll make at least five pool dives and four dives at local dive sites under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.


The Scuba Gear You Use

In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you learn to use basic scuba gear including a dive computer, and standard accessories. The equipment you wear will be chosen by a ABCD DIVING Representative to ensure your comfort throughout the course.


The Learning Materials You Need

PADI offers a variety of home-study materials for the Open Water Diver course - book and DVD package or a multimedia DVD. Recently PADI has enhanced this program by offering the learning material in an Elearning environment via the internet.

Contact ABCD DIVING to personalise the best study option for you!

PADI's Open Water Diver materials cover what you need to know about basic scuba diving skills, terminology and safety procedures. For each concept you'll read a description and watch a video demonstration. Then you'll jump in the pool (or pool-like environment) to practice these skills with your instructor.

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  Start Date Course Type End Date Places Available   Price    
14 Feb 2023 Open Water Diver 22 Feb 2023 8 € 776.74

Induction
Mon 13 Feb 2023
07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Pool Dive 1
Tue 14 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Confined Water 2
Tue 14 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Swim Tests
Tue 14 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Knowledge Development 1
Tue 14 Feb 2023
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom 2
Tue 14 Feb 2023
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 3
Tue 14 Feb 2023
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 2
Knowledge Development 4
Wed 15 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 5
Wed 15 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 3
Wed 15 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Whitgift School Pool
Confined Water 4
Wed 15 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Final Exam
Wed 15 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 5
Wed 15 Feb 2023
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Whitgift School Pool
Dry Suit Orientation
Wed 15 Feb 2023
03:00 PM
30 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Open Water 1
Tue 21 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 2
Tue 21 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 3
Wed 22 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 4
Wed 22 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove

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16 Feb 2023 Open Water Diver 24 Feb 2023 8 € 776.74

Pool Dive 1
Thu 16 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Confined Water 2
Thu 16 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Swim Tests
Thu 16 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Induction
Thu 16 Feb 2023
07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 1
Thu 16 Feb 2023
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom 2
Thu 16 Feb 2023
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 3
Thu 16 Feb 2023
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 2
Knowledge Development 4
Fri 17 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 5
Fri 17 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 3
Fri 17 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Whitgift School Pool
Confined Water 4
Fri 17 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Final Exam
Fri 17 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 5
Fri 17 Feb 2023
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Whitgift School Pool
Dry Suit Orientation
Fri 17 Feb 2023
03:00 PM
30 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Open Water 1
Thu 23 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 2
Thu 23 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 3
Fri 24 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 4
Fri 24 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove

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18 Feb 2023 Open Water Diver 26 Feb 2023 7 € 776.74

Pool Dive 1
Sat 18 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Confined Water 2
Sat 18 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Swim Tests
Sat 18 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Induction
Sat 18 Feb 2023
07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 1
Sat 18 Feb 2023
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom 2
Sat 18 Feb 2023
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 3
Sat 18 Feb 2023
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 2
Knowledge Development 4
Sun 19 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 5
Sun 19 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 3
Sun 19 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Whitgift School Pool
Confined Water 4
Sun 19 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Final Exam
Sun 19 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 5
Sun 19 Feb 2023
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Whitgift School Pool
Dry Suit Orientation
Sun 19 Feb 2023
03:00 PM
30 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Open Water 1
Sat 25 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 2
Sat 25 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 3
Sun 26 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 4
Sun 26 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove

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21 Feb 2023 Open Water Diver 01 Mar 2023 8 € 776.74

Pool Dive 1
Tue 21 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Confined Water 2
Tue 21 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Swim Tests
Tue 21 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Induction
Tue 21 Feb 2023
07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 1
Tue 21 Feb 2023
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom 2
Tue 21 Feb 2023
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 3
Tue 21 Feb 2023
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 2
Knowledge Development 4
Wed 22 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 5
Wed 22 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 3
Wed 22 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Whitgift School Pool
Confined Water 4
Wed 22 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Final Exam
Wed 22 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 5
Wed 22 Feb 2023
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Whitgift School Pool
Dry Suit Orientation
Wed 22 Feb 2023
03:00 PM
30 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Open Water 1
Tue 28 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 2
Tue 28 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 3
Wed 01 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 4
Wed 01 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove

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28 Feb 2023 Open Water Diver 08 Mar 2023 8 € 776.74

Pool Dive 1
Tue 28 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Confined Water 2
Tue 28 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Swim Tests
Tue 28 Feb 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Induction
Tue 28 Feb 2023
07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 1
Tue 28 Feb 2023
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom 2
Tue 28 Feb 2023
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 3
Tue 28 Feb 2023
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 2
Knowledge Development 4
Wed 01 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 5
Wed 01 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 3
Wed 01 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Whitgift School Pool
Confined Water 4
Wed 01 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Final Exam
Wed 01 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 5
Wed 01 Mar 2023
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Whitgift School Pool
Dry Suit Orientation
Wed 01 Mar 2023
03:00 PM
30 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Open Water 1
Tue 07 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 2
Tue 07 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 3
Wed 08 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 4
Wed 08 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove

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02 Mar 2023 Open Water Diver 10 Mar 2023 8 € 776.74

Pool Dive 1
Thu 02 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Confined Water 2
Thu 02 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Swim Tests
Thu 02 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Induction
Thu 02 Mar 2023
07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 1
Thu 02 Mar 2023
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom 2
Thu 02 Mar 2023
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 3
Thu 02 Mar 2023
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 2
Knowledge Development 4
Fri 03 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 5
Fri 03 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 3
Fri 03 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Whitgift School Pool
Confined Water 4
Fri 03 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Final Exam
Fri 03 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 5
Fri 03 Mar 2023
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Whitgift School Pool
Dry Suit Orientation
Fri 03 Mar 2023
03:00 PM
30 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Open Water 1
Thu 09 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 2
Thu 09 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 3
Fri 10 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 4
Fri 10 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove

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04 Mar 2023 Open Water Diver 12 Mar 2023 7 € 776.74

Pool Dive 1
Sat 04 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Confined Water 2
Sat 04 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Swim Tests
Sat 04 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Induction
Sat 04 Mar 2023
07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 1
Sat 04 Mar 2023
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom 2
Sat 04 Mar 2023
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 3
Sat 04 Mar 2023
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 2
Knowledge Development 4
Sun 05 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 5
Sun 05 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 3
Sun 05 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Whitgift School Pool
Confined Water 4
Sun 05 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Final Exam
Sun 05 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 5
Sun 05 Mar 2023
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Whitgift School Pool
Dry Suit Orientation
Sun 05 Mar 2023
03:00 PM
30 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Open Water 1
Sat 11 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 2
Sat 11 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 3
Sun 12 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 4
Sun 12 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove

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07 Mar 2023 Open Water Diver 15 Mar 2023 8 € 776.74

Pool Dive 1
Tue 07 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Confined Water 2
Tue 07 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Swim Tests
Tue 07 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Induction
Tue 07 Mar 2023
07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 1
Tue 07 Mar 2023
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom 2
Tue 07 Mar 2023
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 3
Tue 07 Mar 2023
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 2
Knowledge Development 4
Wed 08 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 5
Wed 08 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 3
Wed 08 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Whitgift School Pool
Confined Water 4
Wed 08 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Final Exam
Wed 08 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 5
Wed 08 Mar 2023
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Whitgift School Pool
Dry Suit Orientation
Wed 08 Mar 2023
03:00 PM
30 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Open Water 1
Tue 14 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 2
Tue 14 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 3
Wed 15 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 4
Wed 15 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove

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14 Mar 2023 Open Water Diver 22 Mar 2023 8 € 776.74

Pool Dive 1
Tue 14 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Confined Water 2
Tue 14 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Swim Tests
Tue 14 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Induction
Tue 14 Mar 2023
07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 1
Tue 14 Mar 2023
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom 2
Tue 14 Mar 2023
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 3
Tue 14 Mar 2023
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 2
Knowledge Development 4
Wed 15 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 5
Wed 15 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 3
Wed 15 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Whitgift School Pool
Confined Water 4
Wed 15 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Final Exam
Wed 15 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 5
Wed 15 Mar 2023
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Whitgift School Pool
Dry Suit Orientation
Wed 15 Mar 2023
03:00 PM
30 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Open Water 1
Tue 21 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 2
Tue 21 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 3
Wed 22 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 4
Wed 22 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove

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16 Mar 2023 Open Water Diver 24 Mar 2023 6 € 776.74

Pool Dive 1
Thu 16 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Confined Water 2
Thu 16 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Swim Tests
Thu 16 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Induction
Thu 16 Mar 2023
07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 1
Thu 16 Mar 2023
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom 2
Thu 16 Mar 2023
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 3
Thu 16 Mar 2023
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 2
Knowledge Development 4
Fri 17 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 5
Fri 17 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 3
Fri 17 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Whitgift School Pool
Confined Water 4
Fri 17 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Final Exam
Fri 17 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 5
Fri 17 Mar 2023
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Whitgift School Pool
Dry Suit Orientation
Fri 17 Mar 2023
03:00 PM
30 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Open Water 1
Thu 23 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 2
Thu 23 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 3
Fri 24 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 4
Fri 24 Mar 2023
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove

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