PADI OPEN WATER DIVER COURSE in Perhentian Island, Malaysia
NOW is the time to dive into the PADI Open Water Diver course, the most popular dive program in the whole world!! This is your ticket to a lifetime of intense adventure with PADI and the underwater world! Throughout this course, you’ll learn the fundamentals of scuba diving, including dive equipment and techniques. As a certified PADI Open Water Diver you have the freedom to dive with a buddy independently of a professional, rent and buy scuba equipment and obtain tank fills. You can also enroll in PADI Continuing Education Programs such as the PADI Adventure Diver or the PADI Advanced Open Water course to sharpen your skills and learn much more!
If you have already tried a PADI Discover Scuba Diving experience or are PADI Scuba Diver certified, please check with us to see how credit from these courses may apply to the PADI Open Water Diver program. Here in Flora Bay Divers your underwater adventure can begin as soon as today with the new PADI Open Water DVD and manual!! You can view these materials at your own pace and then meet with our Instructor for further assistance.
Our PADI Open Water Diver course offers tremendous flexibility and lets you work out individual needs with your instructor. You’ll have all the attention and guidance from your instructor in a small class of maximum five student divers to one instructor to ensure comfort, safety and fun for everyone!! Our modern classroom is fully equipped with the latest PADI teaching materials including slide shows and live videos, ensures an up to-date course. So take your time and enjoy this stress-free memorable learning experience!
This certification course is divided into three components:
1. Knowledge Development – 5 sessions, covering 5 chapters
-Independent study –reading the Open Water Diver “Go Dive”manual
-Answering knowledge reviews at the end of each chapters
-Viewing Open Water Diver video (in classroom)
-Reviewing knowledge reviews with instructor (if needed)
-Answering quizzes under an instructor supervision
-Reviewing quizzes with instructor (if needed)
-Final exam –50 questions (must achieve at least score of 75%)
2. Confined water training – 2 dives, covering 5 sessions (shallow water practice)
-Listening to instructor’s briefings
-Watching instructor’s demonstration
-Student practice and master skills under instructor guidance
-Debriefing and feedback from instructor
3. Open water training – 4 boat dives
-Listening to Instructor’s briefings
-Applying all skills and knowledge learnt from academic and confined water sessions in real diving condition
-Learning how to interact with marine environment and creatures under instructor’s supervision
-First two dives to maximum depth of 12 metres and last two dives to maximum depth of 18 metres
PADI Open Water Diver certification is recognized worldwide once certified, PADI Open Water Divers are allowed to:
-Dive with a buddy independently of a professional anywhere in the world
-Participate in dive trips and excursions offered through dive centers and resorts
-Rent or buy scuba equipment
-Obtain air fills
-Enroll in PADI Continuing Education programs such as Adventure Diver/Advanced Open Water diver or some Specialty courses
Contact us if you want to learn more about this exciting PADI program.