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Abyss Scuba Diving
2 Day Open Water Diver Course
Are you curious about what it's like to breathe underwater? If you have ever wanted to try scuba diving, now is your chance! Abyss Scuba Diving in Sydney is offering a two-day open water diver course. This is your opportunity to learn the basic scuba skills needed to explore the underwater world. Breath-taking views and exciting new adventures await you – so what are you waiting for? Come join us and see for yourself what all the fuss is about!
Why get certified
If you are looking to explore the underwater world scuba diving offers, certifying as a diver is the first step. Taking a scuba diving course can help give you the skills and knowledge you need to dive safely in any environment. Having certification also allows you access to a variety of sites, many of which require divers to be certified with an approved scuba diver program. Certifying as a scuba diver gives you the opportunity to dive all over the world, expanding your horizons and enabling you to explore new sites. Plus, learning about scuba diving safety and proper techniques can help increase your confidence and ensure that your dives are enjoyable and successful. Start your scuba diving journey today by getting certified; it's sure to be an adventure worth taking!
Why a PADI open water diver course?
PADI is the world’s largest and most widely accepted scuba diving certification program. With more than 6,200 PADI Dive Centers and 136,000 individual PADI Professionals around the world, you can trust that your PADI open water diver course will be completed to the highest industry standards. At Abyss Scuba Diving in Sydney, our highly trained PADI Instructors are committed to helping you achieve your goals in a relaxed, supportive learning environment. By the end of your course, you'll have a better understanding of dive safety and knowledge; plus the skills needed to explore the underwater world as a certified scuba diver!
What the course entails
If you're looking to try scuba diving, this course is the perfect place to start your journey. It will provide you with all the essential knowledge and abilities needed to scuba dive safely and comfortably. You'll begin with pool training which will help you get familiar with scuba equipment as well as proper scuba techniques. Afterwards, you'll move on to the open water portion of the course, where you’ll hone in on your scuba diving skills under professional instruction and guidance. Along with pool training and open water dives, you’ll also be required to complete PADI eLearning prior to course start date. This is fundamental for learning about scuba theory and helping practice better dive techniques in the pool or open water situations.
How does a 2-day open water dive course work?
Courses in the Sydney metropolitan area are run over two days and involve a minimum of four ocean dives. This allows enough time to cover all the topics, hone your skills and become certified as an Open Water Diver. Our courses are run in small class sizes (maximum four divers), which means that each student receives close attention from instructors and can be more confident in their newly acquired skills.
The course consists of 3 components:
Taking your Open Water course through PADI eLearning gives you the advantage of studying at your own pace and getting the essential scuba theory and safety instruction to be fully prepared for pool training as well as open-water dives. To complete all knowledge development requirements, plan on dedicating 8 to 12 hours towards this part of the program.
Confined water or pool Training
After completing PADI eLearning, you'll spend 4-5 hours in the pool with an instructor to hone your dive techniques and get comfortable with the scuba gear. Instructors will guide you through 23 basic skills necessary for a successful underwater excursion. The goal of this session is not only to build confidence but also familiarity with all of your equipment and proper technique - everything required for a fantastic diving experience!
Open water or ocean Training
To complete the course, you will be provided with four open-water dives over the remainder of your two day course to apply all your newly acquired skills in various scenarios. This part of the program is especially enjoyable as it allows for a thrilling exploration of Sydney's unique marine life!
Our highly qualified PADI instructors will help you learn basic scuba skills you need to go scuba diving, giving you access to a variety of dive sites. You'll begin with pool training which will help you get familiar with scuba equipment and proper scuba techniques, before moving on to open water dives. At the end of the two days, you will be a certified open-water diver, a certification that will give you a lifetime of underwater adventure.
How much it costs?
Becoming a PADI open-water diver will give you access to the world's most incredible diving destinations for an affordable cost. The padi open water diver course usually ranges from $549 to $995 depending on several factors, such as preferred days and how personalized you want your course. With the ultimate savings you will receive from this lifetime experience, it is well worth it!
What do you need to bring/prepare for the course?
As you prepare to sign up for your upcoming padi eLearning course, there are a few things to consider and have ready. First, it's important to ensure that you are in good health and medically fit. This means that before the start of the course, you fill in a self-assessment medical questionnaire that determines any risk factors. If risk factors are determined, then you will be required to get a medical exam from a qualified physician if ever in doubt about your physical condition. Secondly, be sure to swim. A proficient level of swimming is necessary for the padi dives, so it would be beneficial to practice this before committing to the course itself. It is also important to keep these two factors in mind when evaluating courses and selecting locations. If certain requirements are not met, students may be required to take additional steps or delayed before being eligible for padi dives. Keeping these details in mind can help ensure that you are best prepared during your journey to becoming an open-water diver.
FAQs about taking the course
For those interested in learning how to scuba dive, the PADI Open Water diver course is an excellent place to start. With comprehensive theoretical knowledge and practical training included, you will be able to put this knowledge into practice and become a confident diver. This course covers all the basics of scuba diving, from learning what equipment is needed and understanding dive charts to buddy control and surfacing safely. Any questions or doubts you may have regarding your diver course can easily be answered through FAQs found on our website. Our friendly team of PADI Instructors is here to ensure that everyone understands their diver course so that more aquatic adventures around the globe can begin!
Scuba diving is a fantastic way to see the hidden beauty of the ocean, and getting certified is easier than you might think. The PADI Open Water Course takes just two days - often less if you do some parts online in advance - and once you're certified, you'll be able to dive anywhere in the world. Places like Diver Dan offer comprehensive courses that will cover everything you need to know, and at a very reasonable price too. So what are you waiting for? When would you like to start your 2-day padi open water course? Book your place today!
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