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OPEN WATER DIVER CERTIFICATION

Scuba diving is exciting, stimulating, peaceful, serene, and an adrenaline rush – all in one sport! You can do it in Tahiti; Iceland; Florida; Missouri; Indonesia; Bonaire; and many countless other places all over the world! Divers see bright colorful fish swarming a reef; sharks looming out of the blue; a seahorse the size of your smallest fingernail sitting on a a piece of coral in plain sight; or a Mola Mola that looks like four children drew a different part!




Minimum Age: 10 years old

 

Academic Material Fee Includes:

  • Online downloadable interactive course
  • Online certification card
  • Plastic certification (if desired)
  • 2 years access to online logbook
  • Paper logbook
  • Travel dry bag

 

Required Documents:

Required Videos:

 

Course Includes:

  • Use of all training equipment including BC, regulator, & wetsuit.
  • FREE pool practices every Monday for all Open Water Diver students with one of our qualified instructors to get ready for your open water certification dives.
  • FREE use of the pool once you are certified (Our GR8 DIVN students enjoy this benefit for a lifetime!)
  • Low 6-to-1 student to instructor ratio allowing for quality individual training and plenty of practice time underwater.

 

Not Included: Certification Dives (see step 4 below)

 

Becoming a certified Open Water Diver is your first and most important step toward all your adventures to come. GR8 DIVN’ training philosophy is designed to insure your self-confidence and safety in the water through focused personalized instruction and repetition. We offer several training benefits that will insure you learn how to dive safely and comfortably, bringing you a lifetime of amazing diving!


TAKE YOUR FIRST STEP TODAY!

STEP 1: SIGN UP AND ATTEND AN ORIENTATION

Register for an orientation, pay for your materials and/or class, and schedule your certification dives.

Call 702.367.3484 or stop by and pay for the class to reserve your spot. Upon registration, you will receive your online student materials and be asked to come in for a one hour orientation. Orientations are every Saturday from 10am-11:30am please call to confirm your spot. Custom orientations are available upon request.

Regular Open Water Diver class and pool sessions are offered during the week over a weekend – Monday - Friday night (6-9pm), all day Saturday (9am-3pm) and all day Sunday (9am-3pm); or upon special request to fit your schedule with custom pricing.

STEP 2: HOME STUDY

Once you have received the SSI link to access your online student materials, you are ready to begin your home study for class. By allowing you to complete your course work at home, you will be able to spend most of your time with us underwater. Please expect to devote approximately six to eight hours to this process.

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STEP 3: CLASS & POOL REVIEW

Your training includes an academic review in the classroom, as well as in-water skills development training inGR8 DIVN's pool. Most of the time spent with our qualified instructors will be in the pool gaining the skills and confidence necessary for diving in the open water. At the end of your course you will take a 50-question certification exam. Please expect to devote approximately 16 hours to this process.

STEP 4: CERTIFICATION DIVES*

In order to become certified, you will need to complete at least four open water certification dives under the direct supervision of a qualified instructor. Your instructor will evaluate your skills as you apply what you have learned during your academic and pool training to an open water environment. You will also learn practical lessons that can only be gained through real-world experience.

 

 

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