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How the Open Water Course is Structured
Before Your Course Starts
We provide you with the PADI eLearning online theory portion of the course needs to be completed before the course commencing. E-Learning theory is available for use on a tablet or desktop computer and takes most people between 6 - 8 Hours typically.
It’s time to put on the scuba gear! Today you’ll meet at the dive shop and finish off a 20 question theory review, and Then we will head to the pool and be introduced to breathing underwater. You’ll learn the skills that are necessary to keep you safe on your course ocean dives and during your diving.
It’s time to say g’day to those seahorses! You will do two dives today under Rye or Portsea Pier. It’s a perfect training environment about 5m deep and has some spectacular life living around its pylons.
Today you will do a Shore Dive, So keep a look out for those Weedy Sea Dragons. Then a boat dive from Port sea. The sites are usually Portsea Hole, South Chanel Fort or Pope’s Eye. Dive sites may change depending on conditions. You’ll go a little deeper today, which will prepare you for doing your diving after the course.
Course Dates for the PADI Open Water Diver
October 12th,13th and 20th
November 9th 10th 17th
November 30th December 1st 7th
January 4th, 5th, 6th
January 11th, 12th, 19th