Open Water Diver Course


Training with Seastyle Diving - It's not just your average training. Certification proves your achievement while your skills last for life. We will work with you on every course you take with us, creating a sound foundation for those skills. With each course you will get the maximum attention from our experienced pro team, teaching with the most modern and contemporary techniques.

Divers completing open water diver course

This is the most popular diving course in the world. 

The Open Water Diver Course is the first full certifying course in the diving education system. During this course you will learn all the skills needed to dive confidently to a maximum depth of 18 metres, independently of a dive professional.

This course, is run by our highly qualified scuba diving team and is divided into 2 areas: Our entry level package includes your dive theory and pool training.

  • Academic Training (independent study and instructor review )
  • Confined Water Training (swimming pool sessions)

This part of the course runs for 6 consecutive Tuesday evening's  

Course Duration

  • Independent Home Study Course Manual 
  • Evening Academic Training and Pool Dives


  • No diving experience necessary
  • Minimum age: 10 (minimum age is subject to an instructor and parental meeting)
  • Able to swim 200 meters non-stop and tread water for 10 minutes
  • Complete a medical statement


  • All course materials
  • All loan scuba equipment (except mask and snorkel, fins and neoprene boots)
  • 6 pool sessions

Junior Open Water Diver Requirements

The Junior Open Water Diver between the ages of 10 and 11 years may only dive with a PADI Professional, a certified parent or certified guardian to a maximum depth of 12 metres.

What you will need to bring

  • Swim Suit
  • Towel
  • Course Manual
  • Basic equipment

What happen's once I complete my Dive Theory and Pool Training?

You have 12 months in which to complete your open water training at any dive centre worldwide.

Here at Seastyle Diving we are more than happy to help with the referral process and also contact your selected dive centre on your behalf.

You will also have the option to complete your training dives with us. You may book this option right from the start or opt to complete your dives with us upon the completion of your dive theory and pool dives

Please note that our course fee does not include the open water training dives or transport and dive site entrance fees.