SCUBA Diving, PADI Open Water Course - Sydney

SCUBA Diving, PADI Open Water Course - Sydney

Experience the magic of breathing underwater, learn to alter your depth and buoyancy and explore the beauties of the ocean flora and fauna hidden beneath the surface.

Parramatta (Sydney)
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  • Description

    Submerge yourself in an environment of endless fascination and amazement. Experience the magic of breathing underwater, learn to alter your depth and buoyancy and explore the beauties of the ocean flora and fauna hidden beneath the surface. 

    Your Open Water dive course comprises modular theory lessons, pool training and ocean excursions. Fully qualified PADI instructors conduct all aspects of the course. PADI offers the most modern training systems so you can be assured of the very closest attention to your safety and well-being. 

    Once you have successfully completed the course, your well-earned PADI International Certification Card paves your path to scuba dive anywhere in Australia and around the world!

    Intensity: 3.0 Intensity
    Intensity: 3.0 Intensity
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  • Experience Details

    Fitness and Experience

    • All participants should be able to comfortably swim 200 metres
    • Diving is an exciting and demanding activity. When performed correctly, applying correct techniques, it is relatively safe. When established safety procedures are not followed, yet there are increased risks
    • If you are enrolling in an entry-level recreational diving certificate you must, prior to commencing the training, complete and submit a self-assessed medical declaration form
    • Some medical conditions will prevent you from diving, while others require you to seek medical advice before diving
    • We will ask you to fill out a medical questionnaire to identify any pre-existing conditions that may affect your safety while diving
    • Participants must be able to swim and have a satisfactory level of health
    • You cannot fly within the 24 hour period following your last dive
    • You must be able to swim
    • If you are suffering from a cold, hay fever, hangover, cough, breathlessness or ear infection on the day of dive, you will not be allowed to participate in the dive
    • Chronic sinus or middle ear problems may exclude you as water depth and pressure can cause severe discomfort if you are unable to equalise pressure
    • Scuba Diving is physically demanding and can be dangerous if you suffer from certain medical conditions. It is very important that you, the diver, do not suffer from any contraindications to diving
    • Please carefully read the below list of medical conditions that may prohibit you from taking part in diving for your own safety:
    - Asthma
    - Heart Disease
    - Epilepsy
    - Diabetes
    - Chest Conditions including Pneumothorax
    - Sinus Conditions
    - Ear problems/surgery
    - High blood pressure
    - Pregnancy (pregnant woman are not permitted to dive).

    If you suffer from or have suffered from any of the above medical conditions OR If you suffer from any other medical conditions, including recent injuries, surgeries or psychological conditions then you will be required to obtain a fully completed medical clearance from your doctor prior to booking in for the dive (cost varies and is payable by you).

    What to Bring/Wear

    • Prepare as you would for a beach day
    • You will need swimmers, a towel, sunscreen and a hat
    • Please note you will need to bring your own Mask, Snorkel and Fins for hygiene reasons
    • All participants are required bring proof of their completed medical test as well as two passport sized photos

    What is Supplied

    • All scuba equipment including wetsuit and weight belt. Please note you will need to bring your own Mask, Snorkel and Fins for hygiene reasons
    • PADI E-learning module, insurance and certification
    • Pool training sessions
    • 4 open water dives
    • Swimming pool for practical training sessions
    • Air conditioned classroom for theory modules
    • Diving Logbook - to keep track of your diving adventures
    • Internationally recognised PADI Open Water diving qualification

    More Information

    When Can I Learn? Your Open Water Course is usually run over an evening and two weekends. Typically, Thursday evening 7:00 - 9:30pm and two weekends consisting of both Saturday and Sunday 8am - 4pm.

    Where Can I Learn? Your theory lessons will take place in Parramatta. Your dive locations will be advised on the first evening. Many of our dive locations are remote from shops so make sure you take a drink and light lunch with you. If you require transport to your practical sessions, please discuss with your Instructor on the first evening - car pooling is usually available.

    Is your Certification International? Absolutely!

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