Open Water Diver

The world's most popular scuba diving course

PADI Open Water Diver course

Learn to Scuba Dive – PADI Certification for Open Water Divers

Get Certified in as little as 2 weekends 

If you’ve always wondered what lies beneath the surface, now’s the time to find out. Start the journey of a lifetime with the PADI Open Water Diver course. It will change you forever.

In the PADI Open Water Diver course, your PADI Instructor takes you through the basics of learning how to scuba dive. You start in a pool or pool-like conditions and progress to the open water (ocean, lake, quarry, etc.) getting the background knowledge along the way.

PADI Open Water Diver

Who Should Attend: 

Individuals who want to receive a certification card to go recreational scuba diving. This program is designed to get you, your family, and friends into the water as quickly as possible. 

What Qualifications Do I Need to Start:

Virtually anyone who is in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water can earn a PADI Open Water Diver certification. If you are between the ages of 10 and 14 or have a child between these ages, there is a PADI Junior Open Water Diver program available. Children participating in the PADI Junior Open Water Diver program will attend the same class as the PADI Open Water Diver program. 

Please download the PADI Medical Form. If you answer "YES" to any of the questions, you will need a physician's signature to begin the course.

What Diving Equipment will I Need:

Midland Dive provides all equipment needed for your Open Water Diving course, except mask, fins, snorkel and booties. 

Gear need for the class, please call the shop for more details

 

Course Outline

Study at home: 

Midland Dive's certification programs utilize a dynamic Independent Home-Study system with regularly or individually scheduled academic review and pool sessions. This allows you to learn when you are ready to learn and makes the in-class review sessions much more effective and fun. You’ll develop your skills confidently, safely, and feeling totally at ease with our self-paced style of skill development. Your student kit contains text book,  DVD Video, Log book and digital access to dive computer simulation. 

Study online:

Midland Dive's E-learning program utilizes a dynamic Independent online learning system through PADI. This allows you to learn at your own pace at home with only one in classroom review and gear fitting. You’ll develop your skills confidently, safely, and feeling totally at ease with our self-paced style of skill development. Your student kit contains e-learning access and log book. 

 

Open Water Certification Dives: 

 

The Scuba Ranch (Saturday and Sunday shore dives). Upon completion of your 4 open water dives, you will receive your Open Water certification card. If you’ve already planned a trip to do your Open Water certification dives we can provide referrals to PADI dive centers all over the world! A PADI Instructor will be ready there to complete your Open Water certification. 

Private/Semi-Private Courses Available: 

Does your schedule not work with our listed schedule? No problem, enroll in our popular private scuba program. Our private scuba services are available for you or your group, please contact the shop to schedule. Private Class session need at least 2 weeks notice to schedule private classes.

 

 

  Start Date Course Type End Date Places Available   Price    
12 Oct 2021 Open Water Diver 31 Oct 2021 4 US$ 650.00

Classroom Part 1
Tue 12 Oct 2021
07:00 PM
60 minutes
Dive Shop
Classroom Part 2
Thu 14 Oct 2021
07:00 PM
60 minutes
Dive Shop
Review for E-Learning
Fri 15 Oct 2021
07:00 PM
60 minutes
Dive Shop
Swim Tests
Sat 16 Oct 2021
02:00 PM
30 minutes
Com Aquatics
Pool Session
Sat 16 Oct 2021
02:00 PM
04 hours 00 minutes
Com Aquatics
Check Out Dive Day 1
Sat 30 Oct 2021
02:00 PM
03 hours 00 minutes
The Scuba Ranch
Check Out Dive Day 2
Sun 31 Oct 2021
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
The Scuba Ranch
Instructor(s): Sarah Anderson,

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15 Oct 2021 Discover Scuba Diving 16 Oct 2021 6 US$ 50.00

Intro to Diving
Fri 15 Oct 2021
07:00 PM
60 minutes
Dive Shop
Your First Dive
Sat 16 Oct 2021
02:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Com Aquatics
Instructor(s): Brian Flowers,

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16 Oct 2021 Fun in the Pool 16 Oct 2021 8 US$ 35.00

Instructor(s): Sarah Anderson,

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20 Oct 2021 Enriched Air Diver 20 Oct 2021 8 US$ 200.00

Dive 1 - Optional
Sun 26 Sep 2021
01:20 AM
The Scuba Ranch
Dive 2 - Optional
Sun 26 Sep 2021
01:20 AM
The Scuba Ranch
Induction
Mon 18 Oct 2021
12:00 AM
Dive Shop
Knowledge Development 1
Wed 20 Oct 2021
12:00 AM
Dive Shop
Knowledge Development 2
Wed 20 Oct 2021
12:00 AM
Dive Shop
Final Exam
Wed 20 Oct 2021
12:00 AM
Dive Shop
Instructor(s): Sarah Anderson,

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09 Nov 2021 Open Water Diver 28 Nov 2021 5 US$ 195.00

Classroom Part 1
Tue 09 Nov 2021
07:00 PM
60 minutes
Dive Shop
Classroom Part 2
Thu 11 Nov 2021
07:00 PM
60 minutes
Dive Shop
Review for E-Learning
Fri 19 Nov 2021
07:00 PM
60 minutes
Dive Shop
Swim Tests
Sat 20 Nov 2021
02:00 PM
30 minutes
Com Aquatics
Pool Session
Sat 20 Nov 2021
02:00 PM
04 hours 00 minutes
Com Aquatics
Check Out Dive Day 1
Sat 27 Nov 2021
02:00 PM
03 hours 00 minutes
The Scuba Ranch
Check Out Dive Day 2
Sun 28 Nov 2021
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
The Scuba Ranch
Instructor(s): Sarah Anderson,

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10 Nov 2021 Enriched Air Diver 10 Nov 2021 8 US$ 200.00

Dive 1 - Optional
Sun 26 Sep 2021
01:20 AM
The Scuba Ranch
Dive 2 - Optional
Sun 26 Sep 2021
01:20 AM
The Scuba Ranch
Induction
Mon 08 Nov 2021
12:00 AM
Dive Shop
Knowledge Development 1
Wed 10 Nov 2021
12:00 AM
Dive Shop
Knowledge Development 2
Wed 10 Nov 2021
12:00 AM
Dive Shop
Final Exam
Wed 10 Nov 2021
12:00 AM
Dive Shop
Instructor(s): Sarah Anderson,

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12 Nov 2021 Discover Scuba Diving 13 Nov 2021 8 US$ 50.00

Intro to Diving
Fri 12 Nov 2021
07:00 PM
60 minutes
Dive Shop
Your First Dive
Sat 13 Nov 2021
02:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Com Aquatics
Instructor(s): Brian Flowers,

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13 Nov 2021 Fun in the Pool 13 Nov 2021 8 US$ 35.00

Instructor(s): Sarah Anderson,

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07 Dec 2021 Open Water Diver 19 Dec 2021 8 US$ 650.00

Classroom Part 1
Tue 07 Dec 2021
07:00 PM
60 minutes
Dive Shop
Classroom Part 2
Thu 09 Dec 2021
07:00 PM
60 minutes
Dive Shop
Review for E-Learning
Fri 10 Dec 2021
07:00 PM
60 minutes
Dive Shop
Swim Tests
Sat 11 Dec 2021
02:00 PM
30 minutes
Com Aquatics
Pool Session
Sat 11 Dec 2021
02:00 PM
04 hours 00 minutes
Com Aquatics
Check Out Dive Day 1
Sat 18 Dec 2021
02:00 PM
03 hours 00 minutes
The Scuba Ranch
Check Out Dive Day 2
Sun 19 Dec 2021
08:00 AM
02 hours 00 minutes
The Scuba Ranch
Instructor(s): Sarah Anderson,

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10 Dec 2021 Discover Scuba Diving 11 Dec 2021 8 US$ 50.00

Intro to Diving
Fri 10 Dec 2021
07:00 PM
60 minutes
Dive Shop
Your First Dive
Sat 11 Dec 2021
02:00 PM
02 hours 00 minutes
Com Aquatics
Instructor(s): Brian Flowers,

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