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PADI Open Water Diver
Face the challenge of becoming an Open Water Diver (OWD) certified diver. Now it is possible to make the theory from your mobile, tablet or PC thanks to the Open Water Diver Touch.
The PADI Open Water Diver course is the first step, the first level, whose objective is to acquire the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to make diving an easy, safe and fun activity.
Duration: 4 to 5 days – No Previous Experience – Any questions? Call us at (+34) 607 083 551
PADI means Professional Association of Diving Instructors
PADI Open WATER DIVER Course
Choose how to do your course
You can choose between having classes at the dive center or doing the theory online. The practices are the same in both cases, it only changes the way you do the theory. If you decide to do it online, you will come to the center for the practices when you finish the theory.
Book in PDF
Tutor by phone or in person
Classes at Portosub
Exams at Portosub
Tutor by phone or in person
Open Water discount for groups
We offer a discount of 40 € if you take the course in a group. The discount for groups requires a minimum of 2 people. The discount will be automatically applied to the cart when you choose the number of people.
If you have made the Discover Scuba Diving with Portosub and you have the discount code, you can use it before paying.
GIFT GIFT OF DIVE COURSES
If it is a gift, you can buy a gift voucher for the course you want. Visit our “GIFT DIVE” section and select your gift, personalise it with name and message. When we receive your payment, we will send you a PDF to print or mail.
The voucher contains the code to be exchanged for the purchased course.
Included in the course
- You will perform the theory from the comfort of your computer, tablet or mobile.
- Includes their knowledge reviews, tests and exams.
- PDF of your Open Water Diver manual.
- Use of Electronic Dive Tables (RDP Tables)
- Dive Calculator (eRDPml Tocuh).
- Training Logbook (eTraining Dive Log).
- Practical classes in swimming pool and/or sea.
- 5 confined water sessions and 4 open water dives.
- Student insurance during the course sessions.
- Cost of open water certification procedures included.
- PADI Open Water Diver card at the end of the course.
- A PADI Instructor for your training.
- Unlimited tutorials with your instructor.
What do you need for the course?
The course consists of three main phases:
Study through a material kit that includes a DVD and a book (you can also do it on-line). This part consists of 5 modules of theoretical classes in the Diving Center, in which your instructor will resolve your doubts and explain the most important concepts and basic principles of scuba diving.
Confined water dives
Given the exceptional conditions of Portonovo, whenever the sea allows it, this part of the course will take place in a cove with a lot of life so the experience will be much more fun, if not we will do it in a swimming pool. You will do a series of exercises and learn the basic techniques of diving and handling the equipment.
Open water dives
To review your skills and explore! consisting of 4 dives at different dive sites. You will put into practice what you have learned in confined waters and begin to enjoy diving with your instructor. You will increase your depth progressively until you reach the certification objective.
At the end of your course
You'll be certified
Recibirás en tu domicilio el carnet que te acredita como buceador Open Water Diver, reconocido a nivel mundial.
You will dive with confidence
You can dive anywhere up to 18 meters. You will be prepared to face new challenges and experiences.
You'll know another world
You will experience the greatness of the underwater world. You will share adventures with others who, like you, have achieved it.
Join millions of divers
For it you have to your disposition our facilities and instructors, expert divers, specialists in the teaching of all the disciplines of the recreational diving.
Everything to offer maximum quality and safety, making this course a unique experience to enjoy a lifetime.
In the PADI Open Water Diver course, you will learn to use basic dive equipment including a dive computer, and standard accessories. The equipment you carry varies somewhat, depending on whether you are going to dive in a tropical, temperate or cold water site.
Ask your Portosub dive center about the equipment you will be using during this course. Come and find out more at the Portosub dive shop.
Open Water Diver Course Prices
Complete course 1 person 390€
Online theory, 5 confined water sessions and 4 open water dives
Group course (minimum 2 people) 340€
Online theory, 5 confined water sessions and 4 open water dives. If you want to do the course with your group of friends, get a special discount. You must bear in mind that due to the quality of the course, we will have one or more instructors depending on the size of the group.