Open Water Diver
Becoming an SSI Open Water Diver is the best way to start your scuba adventure due to worldwide recognition!
To enroll in the SSI Open Water Diver course you must be 15 years or older.
The minimum age for participation in the Junior Open
Water Diver program is 10 years old.
It is recommended that individuals under 15 years of age take the program with an adult family member.
Students in the Open Water Diver
program are to demonstrate effective waterman ship
skills that include a 180 meter / 195 yard swim or a
275 meter / 300 yard snorkel swim using a Total
Snorkeling System and a 10 minute survival float
without the use of any aids.
What you will learn
3 day course involves:
- 2 Classroom
sessions to learn the dive theory
- 1 Confined
water session to learn the skills
- 4 Open
Some of the skills you will
normally under water
buoyancy so you neither descend nor ascend
- The easiest
ways to enter and exit the water
water out of your mask or mask clearing
Qualification – what this
As a SSI Open Water diver, you will be
competent to dive to a maximum depth of 18m.
If you would like your dives filmed by
our in house professional videographer, we offer this service for an additional