Open Water Diver

Schedule this course with the

A PADI 5 STAR INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT DIVE CENTER
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1834 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Phone: 424-744-8384
Email: info@in2deepdiving.com

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PADI Open Water Certification Course


Starting at $750.00


If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course. The world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course where millions of people have learned to scuba dive and gone on to discover the wonders of the aquatic world. Why not join in!?


WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

Through knowledge development and practical training, the PADI Open Water Diver course teaches you the basics of safe diving.  The course consists of three main parts: 

  • Knowledge Development (through online eLearning or bookwork) to understand the basic principles and theory of scuba diving

  • Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills in a pool or shallow, confined water 

  • Open Water Dives to apply your skills and explore the underwater environment!


WHAT YOUR SCHEDULE LOOKS LIKE:

  • Online homework which is fun, informative, and self-guided (approx. 15 hours)

  • A one-day classroom and pool session (8:30am-5:30pm).

    • This full day begins at In2Deep for the class session and then heads to the Santa Monica Swim Center, located at Santa Monica College

  • 4 Open Water checkout dives done in the ocean on two separate days


Click Here to see our upcoming classes. 


WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

Before jumping in the water, you must have:

  • Completed the PADI RSTC Medical Form (see “Forms” below)

  • Completed the Knowledge Reviews & Quizzes for each section in the PADI Open Water eLearning

  • Purchased your snorkeling gear (ie. mask, snorkel, fins, booties and gloves (and though optional, hoods are recommended) Ask about our student discount!

  • Transportation to/from In2Deep, Santa Monica Swim Center, and the Catalina Express/Dive Boat Docks

*Parking, meals, drinks, hotel accommodations and gratuities are not included.


WHAT IN2DEEP WILL PROVIDE:

  • 1eLearning code (online homework)

  • Scuba Gear Rental during the course (ie. BCD, wetsuit, regulator with computer, tanks & weights)

  • 2 Round Trip Boat Tickets

  • Temporary DAN (Divers Alert Network) Dive Insurance which is good for 180 days from registration or through your Open Water training whichever comes first

  • 1 PADI Scuba Diver Certification

  • 1 PADI Open Water Certification 

  • 1 Project Aware Certification

  • A full retail shop to ensure you have all the equipment and accessories you need

  • Professional staff members and PADI Certified instructors to guide you through your course


WHO CAN TAKE THIS COURSE: 

To be able to take this course, you must be:

  • 10 years or older

  • In good physical and mental health 

  • Must know how to swim


HOW TO SIGN UP:

Start now by contacting (424) 744-8384, stopping in the shop or by purchasing the eLearning portion through the website below (balance of course tuition due at time of class scheduling):


Click Here to purchase your Open Water eLearning online.


Once the course is purchased, we can schedule your classroom and in-water training sessions. 


NEED TO CHANGE YOUR PLANS:

Click Here for information about our cancellation and return policies.