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Your first step diving journey

SSI OPEN WATER DIVER

World-renowned for combining personalized coaching and in-water practical sessions, the SSI Open Water Dive course helps you take your first step on your aquatic journey by gearing you up with essential scuba diving skills as you dive with ease. Upon course completion, you’ll be receiving the SSI Open Water Diver certification.

COMPONENTS

SSI OPEN WATER DIVER

THEORY CLASS

Our theory and knowledge component is broken into two parts:

  • Online independent study
  • Theory class

We have developed an online training platform so you can learn the theory portion at your own pace when it is convenient for you. You will be learning buoyancy and pressure concepts, equipment usage, hand signals and more via an interactive online system with videos and quizzes.

After which, there will be 1 theory session where an instructor will go through additional queries and actual application concepts to get you ready for your pool session.

1 Session: Tuesday 7pm – 10.30pm

PRACTICAL POOL SESSION

During your pool session, you will learn practical aspects of scuba diving and get a chance to master skills before going to the sea. You will learn equipment assembly, experience breathing underwater, learn about buoyancy control and much more!

1 Session: Sunday 9am – 4pm

What you will learn

Equipment assembly & familiarizationWeight adjustment Mask and regulator skills
Buddy checks Entry and exit
Proper Ascent & Descent Equalization techniques
Buoyancy Hand signals
Controlled emergency swimming ascent Surface skills
Equipment removal and replacement  

What to bring?

Swimwear, Sunscreen, light lunch, water and goggles for your swim test (optional)

WEEKEND TRIP

You will complete at least 4 dives and have the chance to experience everything you learned in the pool hands-on. The course trip will include everything from travel, accommodation, diving and food.

4-5 Open Water Dives: Departs every Friday 6.30pm and returns every Sunday: 9pm

WHY LEARN

SSI OPEN WATER DIVER

Taking the Open Water Diver course will ensure that you acquire the basic skills and diving experience needed to be able to navigate safely and comfortably underwater.

  • Immerse in an interactive training on the basic principles of scuba diving.
  • Acquire a full understanding and knowledge in exploring the Open Water.
  • Become an expert on foundational scuba diving techniques and skills needed to navigate effortlessly during the dive.
  • Master the basics of safe and precise scuba diving.
  • Ability to do open water dives with a maximum depth of 18 meters/60 feet
  • Advantage of joining a community of scuba divers worldwide.

After certification, you will be able to dive anywhere in the world with a buddy up to a depth of 18m.

WHERE DO YOU WANT TO DIVE?

Tell us where your next dive adventure will be and we will do the rest.

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