PADI Open Water Diver

Course Requirements:
Must be at least 10 years old (10-14 year olds receive the PADI JR Open Water Diver certification)
Must be in good health and comfortable in the water
Must be able to swim 200 yards and float for 10 minutes
Have an enthusiastic attitude and want to have FUN!

Materials and Equipment Needed:
Materials Needed:
PADI Open Water Student kit with logbook, PADI RDP tables, student slate, logbook
PADI DVD or elearning can be substituted

Personal Diving Equipment Required:
Mask & Snorkel, Fins, Lycra Socks, Boots, Gloves, Mask scrub and defog solution
Cost varies depending on what pieces of equipment fit your specific needs. Please make an appointment with Dive-n-Trips for a personal fitting prior to your first class. Ask about our “MAKE IT RIGHT! policy!

Diving Equipment Needed:
Rental of your wetsuit, hood, buoyancy compensator, regulator, gauges, tanks, weight belt, weights and gear bag are all included in your Dive N Trips store fees (see prices listed below).

Course Scheduling:
Getting certified is simple as one, two, three! Step one is your orientation and academic portion, step two is your pool dives and step three is your open water dives.

Step One:
Orientation: Two hours on the first Tuesday of every month, consisting of course logistics, paperwork, equipment fitting and equipment purchases
Classroom: Two classroom sessions

Step Two:
Pool: Two pool sessions of five hours each

Step Three:
Open Water Dives: Two days in an open water environment (ocean or lake,) where you will complete four actual open water dives. You can complete these with us, or at a warm water location.
Your Instructor may adjust the schedule according to class needs.

Course Fees:
Select your personal learning method:

Full Course:
eLearning Course – $515.00

Includes the following price breakdown:
$185.00 – PADI elearning w/ Digital Manual, Digital RDP Table, Certification Fee/Card;
$43.00 – Student Skill Slate, Student Record Folder, Logbook;
$160.00 – Registration Fee, Pool Fees & Rental Equipment for Pool and Open Water;
$125.00 – Instructor Fees;

Classroom Course – $485.00
Includes the following price breakdown:
$198.00 – PADI Manual, DVD, Logbook, RDP Table, Student Skill Slate, Certification Fee/Card;
$160.00 – Registration Fee, Pool Fees & Rental Equipment for Pool and Open Water;
$125.00 – Instructor Fees;

Warm Water Referral Course:
eLearning Course – $425.00
Includes the following price breakdown:
$185.00 – PADI elearning w/ Digital Manual, Digital RDP Table, Certification Fee/Card;
$43.00 – Student Skill Slate, Student Record Folder, Logbook
$120.00 – Registration Fee, Pool Fees & Rental Equipment for Pool;
$75.00 – Instructor Fees;

Classroom Course – $395.00
Includes the following price breakdown:
$198.00 – PADI Manual, DVD, Logbook, RDP Table, Student Skill Slate, Certification Fee/Card;
$120.00 – Registration Fee, Pool Fees & Rental Equipment for Pool and Open Water;
$75.00 – Instructor Fees;

Private Course:
Includes the following adjusted prices, plus student kit/certification or eLearning
Private/Semi Private Store & Pool Fees – $250.00
Private/Semi Private Instructor Fees: 1 student: $400.00; 2 Students: $300.00 each; 3 or more students: $250.00 each

 

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