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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.


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.

  Start Date Course Type End Date Places Available   Price    
17 Oct 2019 Open Water Diver 25 Oct 2019 7 € 771.75

Confined Water 1
Thu 17 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Confined Water 2
Thu 17 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Swim Tests
Thu 17 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Induction
Thu 17 Oct 2019
07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 1
Thu 17 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom 2
Thu 17 Oct 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 3
Thu 17 Oct 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 2
Knowledge Development 4
Fri 18 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 5
Fri 18 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 3
Fri 18 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Whitgift School Pool
Confined Water 4
Fri 18 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Final Exam
Fri 18 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 5
Fri 18 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Whitgift School Pool
Dry Suit Orientation
Fri 18 Oct 2019
03:00 PM
30 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Open Water 1
Thu 24 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 2
Thu 24 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 3
Fri 25 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 4
Fri 25 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove

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18 Oct 2019 Open Water Diver 24 Oct 2019 8 € 771.75

Confined Water 1
Fri 18 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Confined Water 2
Fri 18 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Swim Tests
Fri 18 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Induction
Fri 18 Oct 2019
07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 1
Fri 18 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom 2
Fri 18 Oct 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 3
Fri 18 Oct 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 2
Knowledge Development 4
Sat 19 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 5
Sat 19 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 3
Sat 19 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Whitgift School Pool
Confined Water 4
Sat 19 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Final Exam
Sat 19 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 5
Sat 19 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Whitgift School Pool
Dry Suit Orientation
Sat 19 Oct 2019
03:00 PM
30 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Open Water 1
Thu 24 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 2
Thu 24 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 3
Thu 24 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 4
Thu 24 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove

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19 Oct 2019 Open Water Diver 27 Oct 2019 8 € 771.75

Confined Water 2
Sat 19 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Induction
Sat 19 Oct 2019
07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 1
Sat 19 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom 2
Sat 19 Oct 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Swim Tests
Sat 19 Oct 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Knowledge Development 3
Sat 19 Oct 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 2
Confined Water 1
Sat 19 Oct 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Knowledge Development 4
Sun 20 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 5
Sun 20 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 3
Sun 20 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Whitgift School Pool
Confined Water 5
Sun 20 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Whitgift School Pool
Final Exam
Sun 20 Oct 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Dry Suit Orientation
Sun 20 Oct 2019
03:00 PM
30 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Confined Water 4
Sun 20 Oct 2019
04:00 PM
60 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Open Water 1
Sat 26 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Stoney Cove
Open Water 2
Sat 26 Oct 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Stoney Cove
Open Water 3
Sun 27 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 4
Sun 27 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove

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21 Oct 2019 Open Water Diver 27 Oct 2019 8 € 771.75

Confined Water 1
Mon 21 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Confined Water 2
Mon 21 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Swim Tests
Mon 21 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Induction
Mon 21 Oct 2019
07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 1
Mon 21 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom 2
Mon 21 Oct 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 3
Mon 21 Oct 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 2
Knowledge Development 4
Tue 22 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 5
Tue 22 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 3
Tue 22 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Whitgift School Pool
Confined Water 4
Tue 22 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Final Exam
Tue 22 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 5
Tue 22 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Whitgift School Pool
Dry Suit Orientation
Tue 22 Oct 2019
03:00 PM
30 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Open Water 1
Sun 27 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 2
Sun 27 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 3
Sun 27 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 4
Sun 27 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove

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24 Oct 2019 Open Water Diver 01 Nov 2019 8 € 771.75

Confined Water 1
Thu 24 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Confined Water 2
Thu 24 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Swim Tests
Thu 24 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Induction
Thu 24 Oct 2019
07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 1
Thu 24 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom 2
Thu 24 Oct 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 3
Thu 24 Oct 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 2
Knowledge Development 4
Fri 25 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 5
Fri 25 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 3
Fri 25 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Whitgift School Pool
Confined Water 4
Fri 25 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Final Exam
Fri 25 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 5
Fri 25 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Whitgift School Pool
Dry Suit Orientation
Fri 25 Oct 2019
03:00 PM
30 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Open Water 1
Thu 31 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 2
Thu 31 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 3
Fri 01 Nov 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 4
Fri 01 Nov 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove

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25 Oct 2019 Open Water Diver 31 Oct 2019 8 € 771.75

Confined Water 1
Fri 25 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Confined Water 2
Fri 25 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Swim Tests
Fri 25 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Induction
Fri 25 Oct 2019
07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 1
Fri 25 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom 2
Fri 25 Oct 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 3
Fri 25 Oct 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 2
Knowledge Development 4
Sat 26 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 5
Sat 26 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 3
Sat 26 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Whitgift School Pool
Confined Water 4
Sat 26 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Final Exam
Sat 26 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 5
Sat 26 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Whitgift School Pool
Dry Suit Orientation
Sat 26 Oct 2019
03:00 PM
30 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Open Water 1
Thu 31 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 2
Thu 31 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 3
Thu 31 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 4
Thu 31 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove

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26 Oct 2019 Open Water Diver 03 Nov 2019 8 € 771.75

Confined Water 2
Sat 26 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Induction
Sat 26 Oct 2019
07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 1
Sat 26 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom 2
Sat 26 Oct 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Swim Tests
Sat 26 Oct 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Knowledge Development 3
Sat 26 Oct 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 2
Confined Water 1
Sat 26 Oct 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Knowledge Development 4
Sun 27 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 5
Sun 27 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 3
Sun 27 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Whitgift School Pool
Confined Water 5
Sun 27 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Whitgift School Pool
Final Exam
Sun 27 Oct 2019
11:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Dry Suit Orientation
Sun 27 Oct 2019
03:00 PM
30 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Confined Water 4
Sun 27 Oct 2019
04:00 PM
60 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Open Water 1
Sat 02 Nov 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Stoney Cove
Open Water 2
Sat 02 Nov 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Stoney Cove
Open Water 3
Sun 03 Nov 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 4
Sun 03 Nov 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove

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28 Oct 2019 Open Water Diver 05 Nov 2019 8 € 771.75

Confined Water 1
Mon 28 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Confined Water 2
Mon 28 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Swim Tests
Mon 28 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Induction
Mon 28 Oct 2019
07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 1
Mon 28 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom 2
Mon 28 Oct 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 3
Mon 28 Oct 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 2
Knowledge Development 4
Tue 29 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 5
Tue 29 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 3
Tue 29 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Whitgift School Pool
Confined Water 4
Tue 29 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Final Exam
Tue 29 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 5
Tue 29 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Whitgift School Pool
Dry Suit Orientation
Tue 29 Oct 2019
03:00 PM
30 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Open Water 1
Mon 04 Nov 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 2
Mon 04 Nov 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 3
Tue 05 Nov 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 4
Tue 05 Nov 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove

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28 Oct 2019 Open Water Diver 03 Nov 2019 8 € 771.75

Confined Water 1
Mon 28 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Confined Water 2
Mon 28 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Swim Tests
Mon 28 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Induction
Mon 28 Oct 2019
07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 1
Mon 28 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom 2
Mon 28 Oct 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 3
Mon 28 Oct 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 2
Knowledge Development 4
Tue 29 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 5
Tue 29 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 3
Tue 29 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Whitgift School Pool
Confined Water 4
Tue 29 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Final Exam
Tue 29 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 5
Tue 29 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Whitgift School Pool
Dry Suit Orientation
Tue 29 Oct 2019
03:00 PM
30 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Open Water 1
Sun 03 Nov 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 2
Sun 03 Nov 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 3
Sun 03 Nov 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 4
Sun 03 Nov 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove

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29 Oct 2019 Open Water Diver 05 Nov 2019 8 € 771.75

Confined Water 1
Tue 29 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Confined Water 2
Tue 29 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Swim Tests
Tue 29 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Induction
Tue 29 Oct 2019
07:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 1
Tue 29 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Classroom 2
Tue 29 Oct 2019
09:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 3
Tue 29 Oct 2019
10:00 AM
60 minutes
Classroom 2
Knowledge Development 4
Wed 30 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Knowledge Development 5
Wed 30 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 3
Wed 30 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Whitgift School Pool
Confined Water 4
Wed 30 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Thornden School Pool
Final Exam
Wed 30 Oct 2019
12:00 AM
Classroom 1
Confined Water 5
Wed 30 Oct 2019
08:00 AM
60 minutes
Whitgift School Pool
Dry Suit Orientation
Wed 30 Oct 2019
03:00 PM
30 minutes
Thornden School Pool
Open Water 1
Tue 05 Nov 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 2
Tue 05 Nov 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 3
Wed 06 Nov 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove
Open Water 4
Wed 06 Nov 2019
12:00 AM
Stoney Cove

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