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OPEN WATER DIVER The World's Most Popular Scuba Diving Course

The PADI Open Water Diver course with TRI-CITY SCUBA CENTRE

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:

  • 10 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 TRI CITY SCUBA CENTRE 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 TRI-CITY SCUBA CENTRE 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 DateCoursePrice 
05 May 2018OWD - Instruction/Pool$395.50

OWD - Instruction/Pool
Instructor(s): Robert Hillier, Maria Nino-Soto.

  • Classroom week 1 - Sat 05 May 2018 From 12:45 to 16:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Classroom week 2 - Sat 12 May 2018 From 12:45 to 16:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Pool week 1 - Sat 05 May 2018 From 18:15 to 21:30 - Pool Sessions - Sertoma Pool
  • Pool week 2 - Sat 12 May 2018 From 18:15 to 21:30 - Pool Sessions - Sertoma Pool

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05 May 2018Scuba Review$159.61

Scuba Review

  • Knowledge development 1 - Sat 05 May 2018 From 18:15 to 21:30 - Pool Sessions - Sertoma Pool
  • Confined water 1 - Sat 05 May 2018 From 18:15 to 21:30 - Pool Sessions - Sertoma Pool

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12 May 2018Discover Scuba Diving$83.00

Discover Scuba Diving

  • Knowledge development 1 - Sat 12 May 2018 From 18:30 to 21:30 - Pool Sessions - Sertoma Pool
  • Confined water 1 - Sat 12 May 2018 From 18:30 to 21:30 - Pool Sessions - Sertoma Pool
  • Dive 1 - Sat 12 May 2018 From 18:30 to 21:30 - Pool Sessions - Sertoma Pool

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16 May 2018Underwater Navigator -

Underwater Navigator

  • Knowledge development 1
  • Dive 1 (optional)
  • Dive 2
  • Dive 3

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17 May 2018Enriched Air Diver$293.80

Enriched Air Diver

  • Induction - Thu 17 May 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Knowledge development 1 - Thu 17 May 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Knowledge development 2 - Thu 17 May 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Final exam - Thu 17 May 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre

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18 May 2018Advanced Open Water Diver$510.76

Advanced Open Water Diver

  • Knowledge development - Fri 18 May 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00
  • Navigation - Sat 19 May 2018 From 09:00 to 10:00
  • Deep - Sun 20 May 2018 From 09:00 to 10:30
  • Ppb - Sat 19 May 2018 From 13:00 to 14:00
  • Search & recovery to 00:00
  • Wreck - Mon 21 May 2018 From 09:00 to 10:00
  • Boat - Mon 21 May 2018 From 13:00 to 14:00
  • Drift

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18 May 2018Deep Diver$367.25

Deep Diver

  • Knowledge development 1 - Fri 18 May 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Knowledge development 2 - Fri 18 May 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 1 (optional)
  • Dive 2 - Sat 19 May 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 3 - Sun 20 May 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 4. - Sun 20 May 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00

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18 May 2018Underwater Navigator -

Underwater Navigator

  • Knowledge development 1
  • Dive 1 (optional)
  • Dive 2
  • Dive 3

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18 May 2018Wreck Diver$282.50

Wreck Diver

  • Induction/lecture - Fri 18 May 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Lecture/knowledge review - Fri 18 May 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 1 - Sat 19 May 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 2 - Sat 19 May 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 3 - Sun 20 May 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 4 - Sun 20 May 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00

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19 May 2018Dry Suit Diver$339.00

Dry Suit Diver
Instructor(s): Drew Nageleisen.

  • Lecture & confined water
  • Dive 1
  • Dive 2

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22 May 2018Rescue Diver$423.75

Rescue Diver

  • Induction + lecture 1 - Tue 22 May 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Knowledge development 2 - Tue 22 May 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Knowledge development 3 - Thu 24 May 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Knowledge development 4 - Thu 24 May 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Pool session 1 (optional)
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 26 May 2018 From 08:45 to 14:00 - Open Water - Gulliver's
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 27 May 2018 From 08:45 to 14:00 - Open Water - Gulliver's

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26 May 2018Equipment Specialist$310.75

Equipment Specialist

  • Knowledge development 1 - Sat 26 May 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Knowledge development 2 - Sat 26 May 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00

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26 May 2018Open Water Diver$226.00

Open Water Diver
Instructor(s): Robert Hillier, Maria Nino-Soto.

  • Open water 1 - Sat 26 May 2018 From 08:45 to 13:30 - Open Water - Gulliver's
  • Open water 2 - Sat 26 May 2018 From 08:45 to 13:30 - Open Water - Gulliver's
  • Open water 3 - Sun 27 May 2018 From 08:45 to 13:30 - Open Water - Gulliver's
  • Open water 4 - Sun 27 May 2018 From 08:45 to 13:30 - Open Water - Gulliver's
  • Swim tests

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01 Jun 2018Boat Diver -

Boat Diver
Instructor(s): Jamey English, Wolfgang Trautmann.

  • Knowledge development 1 - Fri 01 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 1 - Sat 02 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 2 - Sun 03 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00

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01 Jun 2018Drift Diver$226.00

Drift Diver
Instructor(s): Jamey English, Wolfgang Trautmann.

  • Knowledge development 1 - Fri 01 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 1 - Sat 02 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 2 - Sun 03 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00

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02 Jun 2018OWD - Instruction/Pool$395.50

OWD - Instruction/Pool
Instructor(s): Kevin Nellis.

  • Classroom week 1 - Sat 02 Jun 2018 From 12:45 to 16:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Classroom week 2 - Sat 09 Jun 2018 From 12:45 to 16:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Pool week 1 - Sat 02 Jun 2018 From 18:15 to 21:30 - Pool Sessions - Sertoma Pool
  • Pool week 2 - Sat 09 Jun 2018 From 18:15 to 21:30 - Pool Sessions - Sertoma Pool

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02 Jun 2018Scuba Review$159.61

Scuba Review

  • Knowledge development 1 - Sat 02 Jun 2018 From 18:15 to 21:30 - Pool Sessions - Sertoma Pool
  • Confined water 1 - Sat 02 Jun 2018 From 18:15 to 21:30 - Pool Sessions - Sertoma Pool

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09 Jun 2018Discover Scuba Diving$83.00

Discover Scuba Diving

  • Knowledge development 1 - Sat 09 Jun 2018 From 18:30 to 21:30 - Pool Sessions - Sertoma Pool
  • Confined water 1 - Sat 09 Jun 2018 From 18:30 to 21:30 - Pool Sessions - Sertoma Pool
  • Dive 1 - Sat 09 Jun 2018 From 18:30 to 21:30 - Pool Sessions - Sertoma Pool

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09 Jun 2018Dry Suit Diver$339.00

Dry Suit Diver

  • Lecture & confined water - Sat 09 Jun 2018 From 08:45 to 14:00 - Open Water - Gulliver's
  • Dive 1 - Sat 09 Jun 2018 From 08:45 to 14:00 - Open Water - Gulliver's
  • Dive 2 - Sat 09 Jun 2018 From 08:45 to 14:00 - Open Water - Gulliver's

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09 Jun 2018Peak Performance Buoyancy$226.00

Peak Performance Buoyancy

  • Knowledge development 1 - Sat 09 Jun 2018 From 08:45 to 13:00 - Open Water - Gulliver's
  • Dive 1 - Sat 09 Jun 2018 From 08:45 to 13:00 - Open Water - Gulliver's
  • Dive 2 - Sat 09 Jun 2018 From 08:45 to 13:00 - Open Water - Gulliver's

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15 Jun 2018Boat Diver -

Boat Diver
Instructor(s): Etienne Cornu.

  • Knowledge development 1 - Fri 15 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 1 - Sat 16 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 2 - Sun 17 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00

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15 Jun 2018Deep Diver$367.25

Deep Diver
Instructor(s): Etienne Cornu.

  • Knowledge development 1 - Fri 15 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Knowledge development 2 - Fri 15 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 1 (optional)
  • Dive 2 - Sat 16 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 3 - Sat 16 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 4. - Sun 17 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00

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15 Jun 2018Wreck Diver$282.50

Wreck Diver
Instructor(s): Etienne Cornu.

  • Induction/lecture - Fri 15 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Lecture/knowledge review - Fri 15 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 1 - Sat 16 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 2 - Sat 16 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 3 - Sun 17 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 4 - Sun 17 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00

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16 Jun 2018Open Water Diver$226.00

Open Water Diver
Instructor(s): Kevin Nellis.

  • Open water 1 - Sat 16 Jun 2018 From 08:45 to 13:30 - Open Water - Gulliver's
  • Open water 2 - Sat 16 Jun 2018 From 08:45 to 13:30 - Open Water - Gulliver's
  • Open water 3 - Sun 17 Jun 2018 From 08:45 to 13:30 - Open Water - Gulliver's
  • Open water 4 - Sun 17 Jun 2018 From 08:45 to 13:30 - Open Water - Gulliver's
  • Swim tests

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21 Jun 2018Enriched Air Diver$293.80

Enriched Air Diver

  • Induction - Thu 21 Jun 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Knowledge development 1 - Thu 21 Jun 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Knowledge development 2 - Thu 21 Jun 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Final exam - Thu 21 Jun 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre

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23 Jun 2018Dry Suit Diver$339.00

Dry Suit Diver

  • Lecture & confined water - Sat 23 Jun 2018 From 08:45 to 14:00 - Open Water - Gulliver's
  • Dive 1 - Sat 23 Jun 2018 From 08:45 to 14:00 - Open Water - Gulliver's
  • Dive 2 - Sat 23 Jun 2018 From 08:45 to 14:00 - Open Water - Gulliver's

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23 Jun 2018Peak Performance Buoyancy$226.00

Peak Performance Buoyancy

  • Knowledge development 1 - Sat 23 Jun 2018 From 08:45 to 14:00 - Open Water - Gulliver's
  • Dive 1 - Sat 23 Jun 2018 From 08:45 to 14:00 - Open Water - Gulliver's
  • Dive 2 - Sat 23 Jun 2018 From 08:45 to 14:00 - Open Water - Gulliver's

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29 Jun 2018Advanced Open Water Diver$510.76

Advanced Open Water Diver

  • Knowledge development - Fri 29 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Navigation
  • Deep
  • Ppb
  • Search & recovery
  • Wreck
  • Boat
  • Drift

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30 Jun 2018Boat Diver -

Boat Diver

  • Knowledge development 1 - Sat 30 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 1 - Sat 30 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 2 - Sat 30 Jun 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00

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07 Jul 2018OWD - Instruction/Pool$395.50

OWD - Instruction/Pool

  • Classroom week 1 - Sat 07 Jul 2018 From 12:45 to 16:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Classroom week 2 - Sat 14 Jul 2018 From 12:45 to 16:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Pool week 1 - Sat 07 Jul 2018 From 18:15 to 21:30 - Pool Sessions - Sertoma Pool
  • Pool week 2 - Sat 14 Jul 2018 From 18:15 to 21:30 - Pool Sessions - Sertoma Pool

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07 Jul 2018Scuba Review$159.61

Scuba Review

  • Knowledge development 1 - Sat 07 Jul 2018 From 18:15 to 21:30 - Pool Sessions - Sertoma Pool
  • Confined water 1 - Sat 07 Jul 2018 From 18:15 to 21:30 - Pool Sessions - Sertoma Pool

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14 Jul 2018Discover Scuba Diving$83.00

Discover Scuba Diving

  • Knowledge development 1 - Sat 14 Jul 2018 From 18:30 to 21:30 - Pool Sessions - Sertoma Pool
  • Confined water 1 - Sat 14 Jul 2018 From 18:30 to 21:30 - Pool Sessions - Sertoma Pool
  • Dive 1 - Sat 14 Jul 2018 From 18:30 to 21:30 - Pool Sessions - Sertoma Pool

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15 Jul 2018Equipment Specialist$310.75

Equipment Specialist

  • Knowledge development 1 - Sun 15 Jul 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Knowledge development 2 - Sun 15 Jul 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre

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19 Jul 2018Enriched Air Diver$293.80

Enriched Air Diver

  • Induction - Thu 19 Jul 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Knowledge development 1 - Thu 19 Jul 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Knowledge development 2 - Thu 19 Jul 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Final exam - Thu 19 Jul 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre

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20 Jul 2018Boat Diver -

Boat Diver
Instructor(s): Etienne Cornu, Stephanie Jobin.

  • Knowledge development 1 - Fri 20 Jul 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 1 - Sat 21 Jul 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 2 - Sun 22 Jul 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00

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20 Jul 2018Deep Diver$367.25

Deep Diver
Instructor(s): Etienne Cornu, Stephanie Jobin.

  • Knowledge development 1 - Fri 20 Jul 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Knowledge development 2 - Fri 20 Jul 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 1 (optional)
  • Dive 2 - Sat 21 Jul 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 3 - Sun 22 Jul 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 4. - Sun 22 Jul 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00

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20 Jul 2018Wreck Diver$282.50

Wreck Diver
Instructor(s): Etienne Cornu, Stephanie Jobin.

  • Induction/lecture - Fri 20 Jul 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Lecture/knowledge review - Fri 20 Jul 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 1 - Sat 21 Jul 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 2 - Sat 21 Jul 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 3 - Sun 22 Jul 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00
  • Dive 4 - Sun 22 Jul 2018 From 00:00 to 00:00

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21 Jul 2018Open Water Diver$226.00

Open Water Diver

  • Open water 1 - Sat 21 Jul 2018 From 08:45 to 13:30 - Open Water - Gulliver's
  • Open water 2 - Sat 21 Jul 2018 From 08:45 to 13:30 - Open Water - Gulliver's
  • Open water 3 - Sun 22 Jul 2018 From 08:45 to 13:30 - Open Water - Gulliver's
  • Open water 4 - Sun 22 Jul 2018 From 08:45 to 13:30 - Open Water - Gulliver's
  • Swim tests

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24 Jul 2018Rescue Diver$423.75

Rescue Diver

  • Induction + lecture 1 - Tue 24 Jul 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Knowledge development 2 - Tue 24 Jul 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Knowledge development 3 - Thu 26 Jul 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Knowledge development 4 - Thu 26 Jul 2018 From 18:00 to 21:00 - Classroom - Tri-City Scuba Centre
  • Pool session 1 (optional)
  • Open water day 1 - Sat 28 Jul 2018 From 08:45 to 14:00 - Open Water - Gulliver's
  • Open water day 2 - Sun 29 Jul 2018 From 08:45 to 14:00 - Open Water - Gulliver's

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