PADI Dive Lessons

PADI Dive Lessons
PADI Dive Lessons
Brand: PADI
List Price: $445.00
Price: $429.00
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Brand: PADI
List Price: $445.00
Price: $429.00

Our PADI Open Water Diver course offers small class size to maximize you learning, enjoyment and safety. Now the days you wish to do your in-water training, then select the date and theory option (eLearning or traditional classroom) which best suits you.

If you don't feel 100% comfortable with elearning there is an option to also add the paper manual to help you.

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With a maximum of four students to each of our instructors, you will gain confidence and experience unmatched by any other dive lessons. With this approach, your instructor can more easily target specific areas that you need attention to, rather than wasting your time while they concentrate on other students. As a result you will get more time having fun diving, finishing the course a much better diver. This lets you complete your course with only 2 days of in-water training.

(note: if you have a group of more than three you can still learn together all we do is add another instructor to keep the student to instructor ratio at a maximum of 4 students for each instructor)
Shark Shield - Proven Shark Protection
We have been teaching in the area every week for 10 years and have never seen a dangerous shark. Although the risks of encountering a dangerous shark in the areas are negligible, to ensure your peace of mind, we teach all our open water courses under the protection of a Shark Shield.

 

 

Adventure Upgrade

  • Take your adventure to a new level with our Adventure Upgrade Package
  • Experience 5 extra dives including deep diving, shark diving, boat diving all in one weekend
  • We'll show you how to do all this and improve your skills in navigation including tips on how you can inprove your air consumption and bouyancy
  • You also get an upgraded certification card to dive deeper and more challenging sites
  • You choose the dates for the extra 2 days training once you have you have completed your initial training.
  • The Adventure upgrade includes scuba gear rental for the Advanced course, valued at $150
  • Book with you open water course and save $100
  • Note: under PADI standards, as well as basic dive equipment, you are required to carry a safety sausage and knife during these dives. If you do not have your own you can  purchase these from us on the first day of the course.

By the end of this experience you will be a qualified PADI Advanced Open water Diver.

learning to dive

To become a scuba diver, you need to be comfortable in the water and have basic swimming skills. Your instructor will have you do a 200 metre swim or 300 metre mask, snorkel and fins swim and a ten minute float to determine if you have basic swimming abilities. You should also be in good overall general health, particularly your respiratory and circulatory systems.

In addition to the online knowledge development portion of the PADI Open Water Diver course, you'll need to complete inwater training.

Inclusions


  • PADI International Gold Certification Card.
  • Two day lessons (Confined water sessions & four ocean dives)
  • New course three weekly ( Saturdays, Mondays,Wednesdays)
  • All gear's supplied during the course (no need to buy anything)
  • Maximum of four people per instructional staff
  • Light Lunch each day
  • Free photos for your certification card
  • Log Book
  • Padi Open Water manual for those doing the traditional course but for those doing elearning you will recieve 7 years access to the online eLearning as a referance material.
For safety, all students complete a brief scuba medical questionnaire that asks about medical conditions that could be a problem while diving. If none of these apply, you sign the form and you're ready to start. If any of these apply to you, as a safety precaution your physician must assess the condition as it relates to diving and sign a medical form that confirms that you're fit to dive.
  • Dive medical in accordance with Australian Standard, A.S 4005-1 (1992).
  • Some medical conditions may prevent you from diving. For example: heart disease asthma, epilepsy or diabetes. If you are unsure of a particular medical condition, please check with us prior to reservation.
  • The minimum age to start this course is 12 yrs. Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a parent or adult over the age of 18.

Please note Children between 12 - 14 years of age will qualify as Junior Openwater Divers & must dive with an adult certified diver Divers.

 

eLearning makes learning to dive simple
eLearning Option (At home in your own time)
Learning to scuba dive has never been more convenient!
This is quick and easy with only small classes (4 students per instructor). You will maximise your learning while giving you great flexibility.
Designed with the busy diver in mind, eLearning option  is all about convenience - the opportunity to begin and continue diver education beginning on the internet and continuing through PADI Dive Centers and Resorts. Through an interactive web-based program new students will read, hear and see the same material other student divers receive from interacting with the PADI Open Water Diver manual and Video or Multimedia Simply sign up online and begin your eLearning (it takes 8-10 hours to complete this program online). Book the days you would like to do your in-water sessions then complete your elearning theory online. Your in water training is reduced to 2 days because we have no more than 4 students for each of our instructors, eliminating waiting time like in standard groups of 8 or more! You will then be a diver, ready to enjoy this fantastic sport.
The option is available to receive the paper manual to us in conjunction with your eLearning for just an extra $50

                      

The itinerary for the eLearning course is:

Monday 7:45am to 5:30pm Confined Water Session 1-5 & Open Water Dive 1
Tuesday 8:00am to 5:00pm Open Water Dives 2, 3 & 4

Traditional Option (manual, DVD and Class room)


Sign up on line and come in or have us post out your theory work (Manual & DVD). You watch the DVD and read the manual in your own time. After that you need to come in and do a days theory.

Finally your in-water training is completed in just 2 more days. This is reduced to 2 days because we have no more than 4 students for each of our instructors, eliminating time waiting in groups of 8 or more. You will then be a diver, ready to enjoy this fantastic sport.

Itinerary

The itinerary for the Traditional course is:

 

Day 1
10:30am to 3:30pm Theory Session
Monday
7:45am to 5:30pm Pool Session 1-5 & Open Water Dive 1
Tuesday
8:00am to 5:00pm Open Water Dives 2, 3 & 4
 Please note:
You must wait 18 hours after diving before flying so you cannot fly until 9 am the day after the course ends.

 

For safety, all students complete the below Scuba Medical Questionnaire that asks about medical conditions that could be a problem while diving. If none of these apply, you sign the form and you're ready to start. If any of these apply to you, as a safety precaution your physician must assess the condition as it relates to diving and sign a medical form that confirms that you're fit to dive.
Medical Questionnaire

Please note a diving medical is nevertheless strongly recommended as the diving medical may uncover conditions or issues you may not be aware of and which could expose them to the risk of serious injury or death while diving. 

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"Best experience so far bring on the next course!!!"

Daniel on 28/2/2016 3:08:05 PM

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Comments: First Day with Cody what a champ he is, amazing teacher and what a Day to finish my amazing experience with the team at Abyss... Thank you Sam so much for your patience and guidance I think I had the best Instructors to learn from looking forward to getting my feet wet again soon and definitely doing the Advanced Open Water course in the next month or two. Of course special thanks to all the team especially to Cody, Sam, Rachael and Jarrad

"Brilliant"

Rob Ang on 17/8/2011 9:50:51 PM

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Comments: Did a course for Lisa and JJ. Was brilliant. They were knowledgeable and made the course go so quick and ensured that we were well prepared for our ocean dives. Thanks Lisa and JJ, was epic fun and i am hooked now

"Open Water Diving Course"

Wojciech Wozniak on 21/1/2008 4:17:55 PM

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Comments: Fantastic! Very friendly and professional staff that are very approachable and willing to help out whenever possible. Good quality gear too, unlike at some of the other schools around. I will definitely be doing my further training with Abyss when possible.

"Open Water Dive Instruction"

Cindy Walker on 9/7/2007 10:25:10 AM

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Comments: Having a small dive group allowed for a great deal of interaction during instruction. The information I received was very thorough and concise and my instructor was able to troubleshot quickly and provide clear demonstrations for learning.

"Open Water Diving lessons (practical)"

Bence Toth-Antal on 9/7/2007 9:27:40 AM

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Comments: I loved every minute of this course! The instructors were very friendly and professional, the diving was beautiful, and everyone had fun. I'll definately be coming back for more diving and training as soon as I can!

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