PADI Open Water Scuba Diver (eLearning Not Included)
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If you have always wanted to be a scuba diver to visit the underwater world and experience what Florida diving has to offer, this is where it starts. An Open Water Scuba certification has helped divers just like you explore the world beneath the waves. Come join our community of divers as we expose you the amazing diversity marine life while providing education about our environment and our duty to protect it.
Florida Dive Company makes it possible for you to complete all of the academic requirements for your entry-level scuba diver certification online. You can get started right now and, when you are done, you will then complete your in-water skill-development sessions and final open-water training dives.
- Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent.
- Junior Open Water Scuba Diver Courses (10-14 years old). (Please contact us directly 386.663.8030 to learn more.)
- Complete a Medical Questionnaire
WHAT IS INCLUDED:
- Semi-Private Class (4-6 Students MAX)
- Entry fees to dive locations
- Same Instructor throughout course
- Quality Rental Equipment (Buoyancy Compensator,
Regulator Set, 3mm Wetsuit, Dive Computer,
Tanks & Weights)
- Confined Water Training
- Open Water Training
- Certification Processing
- Digital Certification Card
- Gear Discounts
- Dive Club Entry
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED:
Personal Gear: Scuba Quality Mask, Fins, Snorkel, Boots (New Student Gear Discount Available when you purchase a class)
Learning Materials: e-Learning Course Material (Purchased directly from PADI here!
Transportation to Training Locations or Dive Sites
Tips: (Instructor, Dive Master & Boat Crew)
THE FLORIDA DIVE COMPANY DIFFERENCE:
We offer smaller class sizes than a typical dive shop. This means you receive the added benefit of a semi- private class at no additional cost. Our reduced class size allows our students to have direct experience with our Instructors which we believe produces a more knowledgeable, confident and competent diver. We do not rush you or your training as we understand the natural progression of learning as each individual learns at different speeds.We take pride in our instructional methodology and adhere to our course standards all while providing a relaxed, fun and memorable learning experience that will last a lifetime.
$525.00 + PADI eLearning - Semi-Private class per diver
$975.00 + PADI eLearning - Private class per diver
*The above link will take you directly to PADI site to purchase your required eLearning material. Both the elearning (Purchased from PADI) and Course Fees (Purchased from Florida Dive Company) are needed to start you course.
Typical Class Schedule
Day 0: Mandatory Orientation - DIVE SHOP - (4-5 hours)
Day 1: Pool - YMCA -(5-6 hours)
Day 2: Spring - Deleon Springs - (5-6 hours)
Day 3: Spring - Seasonal TBD (5-6 hours)
ALL CLASSES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE
When you book your training, you are holding a space on our calendar that is no longer available to others, as well as reserving an Instructors time. Orientation and in-water training will only be scheduled upon completion of your eLearning