The UK develops some of the best divers in the world. If diving in the UK is for you, then the full PADI Open Water Course is the answer. We teach this course in dry suits, not wet suits! Diver comfort and safety is everything. Following on from your PADI Open Water Referral stage (theory and confined water), we will ask you for two days to complete four deep water dives, then you are a qualified PADI Open Water Diver.
Once qualified we recommend your next Divecrew recommended course is the Peak Performance Buoyancy Course. Why? You will find scuba diving is all about buoyancy, it is the holy grail of scuba. Equally, for diver safety in the ocean requires being able to deploy a DSMB, this is a vital skill. Makes complete sense. This courses will not only improve your diving, keep you safe it will also improve your air consumption.
Book your PADI Full Open Water with Divecrew now.
What is included?
Price includes all PADI materials (as the referral above) plus the PADI PIC (License Card). All theory and pool time as the referral above. Free use of major scuba equipment save mask and snorkel. If you do not have your own wet suit for the pool sessions, you can hire at £10 per session. Loan dry suit, under suit (if needed) for open water diving (lake), compass and loan dive computer. As we teach in dry suits for diver safety, a dry suit orientation is included free of charge. We teach open water in dry suits for diver comfort and safety so you learn two skills. Most of our open water training is conducted in Wraysbury Training Lake. Depths are circa 5-7 metres. You will undertake the skills you learnt in the pool in deeper water plus some cool new skills like underwater navigation whilst exploring the depths of Wraysbury. Wraysbury has underwater attractions, wrecks, crayfish, pike and perch to name but a few.
You can also undertake a second PADI certification by undertaking a fifth dive, completing the knowledge reviews in the Dry Suit Diver Manual to become a PADI Open Water Diver and a PADI Dry Suit Diver. We teach you how to dive using the dry suit for buoyancy rather than the BCD. SAVE up to £90 by signing up for both courses. The discounted price includes the PADI Manual and PADI Licence Card
We recommend your next course after the PADI Open Water is Divecrew’s PADI Plus Peak Performance Buoyancy Specialty. Buoyancy is the holy grail of scuba diving.
What’s the difference between the PADI Referral Open Water Course and the Full course?
There are 3 parts to the PADI Open Water Course which need to be completed in order to become a qualified diver:
- Part 1 – theory
- Part 2 – confined water dives
- Part 3 – four open water training dives
If you enroll in the PADI Full Open Water course you would complete parts 1 to 3 with us and become fully qualified. If you opt for the Referral course then you would complete steps 1 and 2 with Divecrew in the UK and then become qualified once you’ve finished your 4 open water dives on holiday.
If you would prefer to become a qualified diver on a planned holiday then visit our PADI Referral Open Water page to book your course.