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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 prior to the course commencing. elearning theory is avalible for use on a tablet or desktop computer and normally takes most people between 6 - 8 Hours.
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, 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 own 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 own diving after the course.
Course Dates for the PADI Open Water Diver
?February 2nd, 3rd, 10th
February 16th, 17th, 24th
March 2nd, 3rd and 10th
March 16th, 17th and 24th
April 6th, 7th and 14th