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OPEN WATER DIVER The world's most popular scuba diving course

The PADI Open Water Diver course with OCEANADDICTS

If you've always wanted to learn to dive in Ireland and get your PADI Certification, then the PADI Openwater Diver course will teach you how to scuba dive as an independent diver with a buddy to a depth of 18 metres. PADI’s (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) certifications are recognized worldwide and this course will open the door to a wonderful new world of undersea adventures here in Ireland and abroad. 

What You Learn

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

  • Knowledge Development (online, home study or in a classroom ) to understand basic principles of scuba diving,
  • Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills,
  • Open Water Dives to review your skills and explore!

If you've participated in a Discover Scuba Diving experience or resort course, the skills you learned may be credited towards a portion of the full PADI Open Water Diver course certification.


To enroll in the PADI Open Diver course or Junior Open Water Diver course, you must be:

  • 12 years or older (PADI eLearning requires a minimum age of 13 years due to international internet laws). Minimum age for Oceanaddicts Open Water course is 14 years.

The Fun Part

The fun part about this course is...well, it's all fun.  During the course you will learn the skills you need to make diving easy and fun. You will do this in a controled environment. Following on from this you will complete four dives at some of Oceanaddicts local dive sites with your instructor.

What is included in the Course

All the equipment you will need for the course is included and will be chosen by your OCEANADDICTS Instructor to ensure your comfort througout the course. All tuition is included.

The Learning Materials You Need

Complete your theory independently at home on your computer or tablet with PADI's eLearning program. Just click on the PADI eLearning logo on the right to purchase your on line pack. 0

If you would prefer to purchase a manual or would like to have more information Contact OCEANADDICTS to personalise the best study option for you! 

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