PADI Open Water Course

Learn to scuba dive with Go Dive Brisbane!

A dive course like no other, Go Dive Brisbane is unique in what we offer as standard on our course which others charge extra or don't even offer. A full day of pool training, help you master buoyancy, and get completely comfortable with your dive equipment before we take you out on our own purpose built boat, DiveQuest for four open water boat dives at our local coral reefs off North Stradbroke Island. We take the time others don't to make sure you become a good scuba diver, and be an advocate for the underwater environment. Low student to Instructor ratios to ensure you get the attention you need.
Scuba Diving is not only one of the world's safest recreational sports but it will open up a whole new and exciting world. Breathe underwater while observing amazing wildlife, including turtles, manta rays, coral reefs and schools of colourful fish!

Includes:
• 2 days of Pool and Knowledge Sessions
• 2 days Ocean Diving. 4 Ocean Boat Dives.
• Scuba Diving Equipment Hire
• Crew Pack value $85
• Longer Dive Times
• Smaller class sizes
• Australia’s Best Training, Lots of Fun, Meet people!
• 10% course discount on purchases
• 100% equipment satisfaction for fit, comfort and efficiency
• Australia’s Best Rated PADI Dive Centre
• Australia's highest student retention rate

Not Included:
Australian Dive Medical 4005.1 (not all students require a Dive Medical)
• Mask, Snorkel, Fins, Dive Boots, & Dive Gloves suitable for Scuba Diving. Can be purchased or hired at Go Dive Brisbane
• Ask in store for further details. Call Go Dive
Brisbane on (07) 3857 7255.

The PADI Open Water course is a full certification course allowing you to scuba dive independently of an instructor or divemaster to a maximum recommended depth of 18m. As a certified diver you will experience amazing dive destinations and marine life, new friends, new adventures and lots of fun. The open water course is just the beginning however. As you continue your training and gain experience, your opportunities will expand.

The PADI Open Water Diver course is a performance based course and can be broken down to three components: 

The Knowledge Development section will give you the theory required to feel happy and confident in the water. This is completed as self study before the course begins using the PADI crew pack. This pack includes your Open Water Diver Manual, Diver's Log Book, Recreational Dive Planner and more. All of the materials needed to get you off to a flying start. On day one of your course, you will view the corresponding section of the Open Water DVD which also previews the skills that you will learn. You will briefly review what you studied in each section with your instructor and complete a short quiz. Before the completion of your course you will complete an exam demonstrating a sufficient understanding of scuba diving concepts.

Next is your Confined Water Training. This is where you develop your basic scuba skills including how to prepare your scuba units, entering and exiting the water safely, breathing comfortably under the water and clearing your mask without having to come to the surface. You will also learn some emergency skills to give you the comfort and confidence needed in the open water. This is a fun and exciting day that will allow you to familiarise yourself with your equipment.

Finally you will have your four Open Water Dives needed for certification. This is your chance to put all of your newfound skills into practice and experience the underwater adventure. Most of the skills that you learnt in the Confined water are repeated giving you the confidence and experience needed to dive safely after your course.

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Investment in your safe diving adventure - $625 with 4 Open Water Boat Dives

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