Project Description

Open Water Diver

The first step to becoming a certified diver starts with this course. If you want to become a certified diver that is valid worldwide, this course is for you.


During this course, you will learn all the procedures and skills needed to explore underwater. This course program, which takes three days, consists of two stages; theoretical and practical stages. In the theoretical stage, you need to get the PADI Open Water Diver – e-learning manual prepared by PADI for you. In this manual, you will learn all the basic requirements a diver should know. You will learn the skills necessary for a fun and safe underwater dives under your instructor’s guidance in the practical phase. At the end of the course, you will be a certified diver that is valid worldwide and can dive to a maximum of 18 meters.

Course Process

Theoritical phase: After receiving PADI OPEN WATER DIVER – E-LEARNING, you have to complete the topics in this manual either independently or with your instructor’s help in the classroom or environment.

Practical phase: At this stage, you will learn about 24 basic diving skills, entry-exit techniques, and environmental awareness under the guidance of your instructor. This stage consists of a total of five shallow water dives and four open water dives.


  • Minimum to be 14 years old (For Turkey)
  • To have basic swimming skills
  • No health problem prevents diving
  • You do not need to have any previous experience with diving

Available Languages

For information on other available languages, please contact us.

Getting Started

You can buy PADI’s open water Diver manual online or get this manual from your diving school. You can consult your instructor at the points you get stuck while working with this manual designed to work comfortably on your own at home. When you get to the practical stage, your instructor will be with you at all times.

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